The Australian Open is staged at Melbourne Park in Melbourne every January. Played on a hard court, it is the first of four annual grand slam tournaments, the others being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
Ten-time champion Novak Djokovic is hungry for more after equalling Rafael Nadal’s record tally of 22 men’s singles grand slam triumphs – ‘let’s see how far I can go’.
Greek pays tribute to Novak Djokovic after losing Australian Open men’s singles final in straight sets.
‘I feel like I’m on another planet trying to understand what just happened,’ says new champion, who didn’t get much sleep on Saturday night after gruelling final win over Elena Rybakina.
World No 87 overcome with emotion after beating sixth seed Maria Sakkari in 3 sets in Melbourne.
‘If my child was a ball kid, they’re coming home at 5am, as a parent, I’m snapping at that,’ the Scot says after epic against Thanasi Kokkinakis.
The seventh seed wins 6-3, 7-6(4) to reach the third round in Melbourne and will play China’s Zheng Qinwen or fellow American Bernada Pera.
Defending Australian Open champion Rafael hobbles out of second round at hands of unheralded American Mackenzie McDonald in a major upset on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic enjoys rousing reception at Rod Laver Arena following deportation a year ago as he launches bid for 10th Melbourne title in style.
Home favourite needs knee surgery and has been forced to pull out of season’s first grand slam a day before scheduled match against Roman Safiullin.
Shang becomes first male player from China to reach second round of singles in Melbourne after four-set win over Germany’s Oscar Otte.
British No 1 eases to 6-3, 6-2 win over Tamara Korpatsch, will face American Coco Gauff next in Melbourne.
Talented but temperamental 27-year-old says it is a ‘privilege’ to be considered a favourite in his home grand slam.
News comes days after former world No 1 said she would not play this month in Melbourne. The four-time grand slam winner has been dating rap artist Cordae since 2019.
Eudice Chong reaches grand slam qualifiers for first time at Australian Open, but loses in 2 sets to Canadian Carol Zhao.
The seven-time grand slam champion has pulled out of the Australian Open after picking up an injury at the Auckland Classic.
US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz will miss the Australian Open, the first grand slam of the season, after injuring his right leg in training.
Britain’s Emma Raducanu leaves court in tears as she retires against Viktoria Kuzmova at WTA 250 Auckland Classic after rolling her ankle.
Seven-time grand-slam singles champion will take her place in the main draw of an event she has won on two occasions.
‘I know my body’s capacities and limits, and its message to me lately has been dear … it is time to end my competitive career’, the 41-year-old sports great announced on Instagram.
Readers discuss the implications of the Serbian tennis star’s refusal to get vaccinated against Covid-19, and the tendency to blame Chinese lending for countries’ economic woes.
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Ash Barty, who retired from tennis in March, is set to take to the course as part of an all-star line up of athletes at the inaugural Icon Series golf tournament in June.
Ash Barty shocked the world when she announced her retirement at age 25, but why did she quit and what’s next for the tennis champ?
Australian tennis star Ash Barty says she will be “forever connected” to tennis, after fronting a press conference to explain her decision to retire from the sport at just 25 years of age.
In January, Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian to win her home grand slam in 44 years. Less than two months later the 25-year-old says it is time for her to walk away from the game.
The US Open champion has earned US$14 million in his career so far, but he was only the seventh richest player in tennis last year – here’s some of what he splurges on
Serbian says he is not ‘anti-vax’ but supports an individual’s right to chose whether to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.