AUSTRALIAN OPEN: HUGS, A GURU AND A FAVOURITE TREE – DJOKOVIC’S UNUSUAL ROUTE TO THE TOP
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: HUGS, A GURU AND A FAVOURITE TREE – DJOKOVIC’S UNUSUAL ROUTE TO THE TOP

A strict vegetarian diet, spiritual guru and family hugging-sessions aren’t methods employed by most athletes, but they have helped Novak Djokovic turn himself into one of the most…

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SOFIA KENIN WINS HER FIRST GRAND SLAM AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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SOFIA KENIN WINS HER FIRST GRAND SLAM AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

American Sofia Kenin counter-punched her way back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open with a 4-6…

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IT’S DOMINIC THIEM VERSUS DJOKOVIC AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL
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IT’S DOMINIC THIEM VERSUS DJOKOVIC AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL

Dominic Thiem overcame Alex Zverev 3-6 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(4) to reach his first Australian Open final on Friday (Jan 31) and set up the ultimate test against Melbourne…

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YOUNG STARS DOMINIC THIEM, ALEXANDER ZVEREV SHOOTING FOR FIRST AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL
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YOUNG STARS DOMINIC THIEM, ALEXANDER ZVEREV SHOOTING FOR FIRST AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL

Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev will vie to reach their first Australian Open final on Friday (Jan 31) after shocking the old guard to reach the Melbourne semis.…

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UPSET! WORLD NO. 1, RAFAEL NADAL BOOTED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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UPSET! WORLD NO. 1, RAFAEL NADAL BOOTED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday (Jan 29), with a seismic 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) upset that…

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2020 TEENAGE SENSATION, COCO GAUF DREAMS MANY SLAMS
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2020 TEENAGE SENSATION, COCO GAUF DREAMS MANY SLAMS

American 15-year old sensation, Coco Gauf who beat Venus Williams on Monday at the Australian Open has expressed belief that she can beat anyone after second shock win…

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ROGER FEDERER SAVES SEVEN MATCH POINTS IN AUSTRALIAN OPEN GREAT ESCAPE
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ROGER FEDERER SAVES SEVEN MATCH POINTS IN AUSTRALIAN OPEN GREAT ESCAPE

Roger Federer pulled off one of the greatest escapes of his career Tuesday, saving seven match points to come from two sets down and beat Tennys Sandgren for…

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DJOKOVIC OTHERS MOURN KOBE BRYANT AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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DJOKOVIC OTHERS MOURN KOBE BRYANT AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic led the tennis world in mourning “mentor” Kobe Bryant on Monday (Jan 27) after Melbourne Park awoke to the news that the National…

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FROM SLOW START, ROGER FEDERER REACH AUSTRALIAN OPENS QUARTERS FOR 15TH TIME
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FROM SLOW START, ROGER FEDERER REACH AUSTRALIAN OPENS QUARTERS FOR 15TH TIME

Roger Federer regained control after a slow start against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics to march into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win…

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END OF THE ROAD FOR NEW STAR, COCO GAUFF AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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END OF THE ROAD FOR NEW STAR, COCO GAUFF AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Coco Gauff’s bid for history at the Australian Open ended in tears in the last 16 on Sunday (Jan 26) as the 15-year-old crashed out in three sets…

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ANOTHER UPSET AS WORLD NO. 2 FALLS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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ANOTHER UPSET AS WORLD NO. 2 FALLS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova secured her first career victory in seven attempts over world No. 2 Karolina Pliskova on Saturday (Jan 25) as the Australian Open lost another high seed…

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ROGER FEDERER SURVIVES HUGE SCARE TO REACH AUSTRALIAN OPEN LAST 16
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ROGER FEDERER SURVIVES HUGE SCARE TO REACH AUSTRALIAN OPEN LAST 16

Roger Federer looked defeat full in the face before rallying in the 10-point tiebreaker to edge local battler John Millman in a five-set thriller on Friday night (Jan…

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ANOTHER UPSET AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN AS DEFENDING CHAMPION, NAOMI OSAKA IS ELIMINATED
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ANOTHER UPSET AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN AS DEFENDING CHAMPION, NAOMI OSAKA IS ELIMINATED

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open this Friday (Jan 24), falling 6-3, 6-4 in a stunning upset by American teenage sensation Coco Gauff…

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FEDERER SEEKS 100TH WIN AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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FEDERER SEEKS 100TH WIN AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Roger Federer will need to avoid a second Grand Slam upset at the hands of home favourite John Millman if he wants to bring up 100 wins at…

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SERENA WILLIAMS BUNDLED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN!
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SERENA WILLIAMS BUNDLED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN!

Serena Williams has been sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang this Friday (Jan 24), torpedoing her bid for a…

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ROGER FEDERER CRUISES INTO AUSTRALIAN OPEN THIRD ROUND
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ROGER FEDERER CRUISES INTO AUSTRALIAN OPEN THIRD ROUND

Ruthless Swiss master Roger Federer kept intact his 20-year record of reaching at least the third round of the Australian Open after crushing Serb Filip Krajinovic on Wednesday.…

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SERENA WILLIAMS LABOURED INTO AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3RD ROUND
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SERENA WILLIAMS LABOURED INTO AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3RD ROUND

Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.…

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BLOCKBUSTER AS GIANT KILLERS, COCO GAUFF AND NAOMI OSAKA CLASH AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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BLOCKBUSTER AS GIANT KILLERS, COCO GAUFF AND NAOMI OSAKA CLASH AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff recovered from a set down to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday (Jan 22), setting up a mouthwatering meeting with reigning champion…

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WEATHER CLEARS FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN QUALIFYING TO BEGIN
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WEATHER CLEARS FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN QUALIFYING TO BEGIN

Cooler temperatures and clearing skies following torrential rain on Wednesday (Jan 15) allowed officials to continue the qualifying tournament for the Australian Open on Thursday, with forecast smoke…

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SERENA WILLIAMS SEEKS 24TH GRAND SLAM TITLE AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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SERENA WILLIAMS SEEKS 24TH GRAND SLAM TITLE AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Serena Williams is the firm favourite to win the Australian Open as she again bids for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title. The 38-year-old American is aiming…

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN QUALIFYING STILL DISRUPTED BY POOR AIR
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN QUALIFYING STILL DISRUPTED BY POOR AIR

Australian Open qualifying was disrupted for a second successive day due to poor air quality on Wednesday (Jan 15) as smoke from bush fires continued to blanket Melbourne…

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