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#australian open

# australian-open - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Serbia prosecutors argue Djokovic didn't use fake test in bid to enter Australia
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Serbia prosecutors argue Djokovic didn't use fake test in bid to enter Australia

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:30 PM 26,534 Views 19 Comments

Prosecutors have rejected suggestions that Djokovic used a fake positive test to try to reach the Australian Open last month.

# australian-open - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Rafael Nadal savours record-breaking 21st grand slam title following retirement fears
# Proud
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# Proud

Rafael Nadal savours record-breaking 21st grand slam title following retirement fears

Jan 30th 2022, 8:37 PM 6,627 Views 3 Comments

Nadal fought back from two sets down to defeat Daniil Medvedev and win a record 21st grand slam title at the Australian Open.

Nadal stages stunning comeback to win record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title
# History In The Making
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# History In The Making

Nadal stages stunning comeback to win record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title

Jan 30th 2022, 2:13 PM 47,598 Views 58 Comments

The Spaniard came from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev in an epic Australian Open final.

# australian-open - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Nick Kyrgios lands first grand slam title by winning men’s doubles in Melbourne
# Nick Of Time
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# Nick Of Time

Nick Kyrgios lands first grand slam title by winning men’s doubles in Melbourne

Jan 29th 2022, 2:44 PM 30,026 Views 14 Comments

Kyrgios and Kokkinakis defeated fellow Australians Matt Ebden and Max Purcell.

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title
# Hometown Hero
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# Hometown Hero

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title

Jan 29th 2022, 10:27 AM 25,418 Views 5 Comments

Barty beat Danielle Collins in straight sets to become the first Australian winner of the women’s singles title in 44 years.

# australian-open - Friday 28 January, 2022

Daniil Medvedev loses cool with umpire on way to Australian Open final
# The Temper Trap
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# The Temper Trap

Daniil Medvedev loses cool with umpire on way to Australian Open final

Jan 28th 2022, 12:56 PM 5,598 Views 3 Comments

The world number two launched into an extraordinary rant at Jaume Campistol but recovered to win in four sets.

Nadal on brink of history after beating Berrettini to reach Open final
# One To Go
From The42
# One To Go

Nadal on brink of history after beating Berrettini to reach Open final

Jan 28th 2022, 7:35 AM 4,591 Views 1 Comment

The Spaniard will face either Daniil Medvedev or Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s final.

# australian-open - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final

Jan 27th 2022, 10:31 AM 3,882 Views 1 Comment

Barty is aiming to become the first Australian winner of the tournament since Chris O’Neil in 1978.

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final

Jan 27th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,149 Views 5 Comments

The wild cards defeated Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos overnight.

# australian-open - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Medvedev rallies from brink of shock exit to book semi-final date with Tsitsipas
# Onwards
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# Onwards

Medvedev rallies from brink of shock exit to book semi-final date with Tsitsipas

Jan 26th 2022, 4:07 PM 2,751 Views 1 Comment

The pair were in action in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Swiatek fights to set up Australian Open semi-final against Collins
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Swiatek fights to set up Australian Open semi-final against Collins

Jan 26th 2022, 8:12 AM 1,705 Views 0 Comments

Swiatek recovered from a set down while Collins ended Alize Cornet’s run.

# australian-open - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Top seed Barty crushes Pegula to make Australian Open semis
# Fun And Games
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# Fun And Games

Top seed Barty crushes Pegula to make Australian Open semis

Jan 25th 2022, 10:45 AM 2,315 Views 0 Comments

The home favourite ‘had a lot of fun’ as she marched on in Melbourne.

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Ailing Nadal outlasts Denis Shapovalov in dramatic Australian Open quarter-final

Jan 25th 2022, 8:26 AM 5,565 Views 3 Comments

Madison Keys pulled off another big upset with a straight-sets, last-eight victory.

Australian Open director says supporters are ‘welcome’ to wear Peng Shuai T-shirts
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Australian Open director says supporters are ‘welcome’ to wear Peng Shuai T-shirts

Jan 25th 2022, 7:51 AM 1,805 Views 0 Comments

Tennis Australia had been accused of prioritising commercial interests in China.

# australian-open - Monday 24 January, 2022

Tsitsipas wins five-set thriller to reach quarter-final, second seed Sabalenka crashes out
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Tsitsipas wins five-set thriller to reach quarter-final, second seed Sabalenka crashes out

Jan 24th 2022, 1:55 PM 2,051 Views 0 Comments

Sabalenka lost an epic fourth-round clash to veteran Kaia Kanepi.

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

Jan 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 30,137 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

# australian-open - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts
# Firm Line
From The42
# Firm Line

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts

Jan 23rd 2022, 1:29 PM 23,623 Views 10 Comments

A video posted online appears to show a firm line being taken against people wearing the t-shirts.

Barty and record-chasing Nadal advance to Australian Open quarter-finals
# Melbourne Victory
From The42
# Melbourne Victory

Barty and record-chasing Nadal advance to Australian Open quarter-finals

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 1:00 PM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal’s victory over Adrian Mannarino featured a gruelling first set that lasted 81 minutes.

# australian-open - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning

Jan 22nd 2022, 9:35 AM 1,697 Views 2 Comments

After the drama of Friday, when defending champion Naomi Osaka exited Melbourne in the third round, the women’s seeds were also mostly untroubled on day six.

# australian-open - Friday 21 January, 2022

Osaka stunned as Nadal sends warning
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Osaka stunned as Nadal sends warning

Jan 21st 2022, 2:11 PM 8,652 Views 5 Comments

The 20-year-old American Anisimova saved two match points to win on a deciding tie-break against the defending champion.

# australian-open - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Medvedev brands Australian Open crowd 'low IQ' for Ronaldo chants during win over Kyrgios
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

Medvedev brands Australian Open crowd 'low IQ' for Ronaldo chants during win over Kyrgios

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 2:50 PM 10,705 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, former world number one Andy Murray lost out to Japanese player Taro Daniel in the second round.

US Open champion Raducanu crashes out of Australian Open
# Exit
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# Exit

US Open champion Raducanu crashes out of Australian Open

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 11:27 AM 9,161 Views 0 Comments

Earlier today, top women’s seeds Garbine Muguruza and Anett Kontaveit also left the tournament early.

‘Plainly open’ to conclude Novak Djokovic was anti-vaccination, judges decided
# Line Call
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# Line Call

‘Plainly open’ to conclude Novak Djokovic was anti-vaccination, judges decided

Jan 20th 2022, 9:09 AM 33,162 Views 36 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia published the reasons for the decision not to quash the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa.

# australian-open - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Top seed Barty powers through as Nadal eventually quells qualifier in Australian Open
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Top seed Barty powers through as Nadal eventually quells qualifier in Australian Open

Jan 19th 2022, 8:37 AM 2,573 Views 0 Comments

With defending champion Novak Djokovic out of season’s first Grand Slam, the men’s draw has opened up for Spanish veteran Rafa Nadal.

# australian-open - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Murray wins five-set thriller as he returns to Australian Open for first time in three years
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Murray wins five-set thriller as he returns to Australian Open for first time in three years

Jan 18th 2022, 8:36 AM 3,686 Views 1 Comment

The three-time Grand Slam winner defeated 21st seed Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Medvedev begins Australian Open with big win as women's US Open finalist suffers shock defeat
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Medvedev begins Australian Open with big win as women's US Open finalist suffers shock defeat

Jan 18th 2022, 8:16 AM 5,066 Views 0 Comments

Top-10 women’s seeds Garbine Muguruza, Iga Swiatek and Anett Kontaveit also all made comfortable starts in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Monday 17 January, 2022

Naomi Osaka 'more comfortable in my skin' after turbulent year
# Scrutiny
From The42
# Scrutiny

Naomi Osaka 'more comfortable in my skin' after turbulent year

Jan 17th 2022, 5:43 PM 2,147 Views 0 Comments

The Japanese former world number one opened the defence of her Australian Open title with a battling 6-3, 6-3 win against Colombia’s Camila Osorio.

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia
# Belgrade
# Belgrade

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia

Jan 17th 2022, 2:44 PM 39,421 Views 49 Comments

His arrival came as France’s sports ministry said a new law requiring vaccination to enter sports venues would have no exceptions.

Nadal makes scorching start, Coco Gauff dumped out at Australian Open
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Nadal makes scorching start, Coco Gauff dumped out at Australian Open

Jan 17th 2022, 8:44 AM 4,110 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard launched his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title in blistering fashion.

# australian-open - Sunday 16 January, 2022

'Disappointed' Djokovic deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal
# Game Set And Match
# Game Set And Match

'Disappointed' Djokovic deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal

Updated Jan 16th 2022, 12:28 PM 112,967 Views 195 Comments

He now faces a three-year ban from entering the country.

Has the time come for a new 'Big Three'? The main questions ahead of the Australian Open
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Has the time come for a new 'Big Three'? The main questions ahead of the Australian Open

Jan 16th 2022, 7:00 AM 3,615 Views 0 Comments

Much of build-up to the first Grand Slam tournament of the year has focused on the Novak Djokovic visa row.

# australian-open - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time

Jan 15th 2022, 10:10 AM 29,121 Views 53 Comments

An court appeal is scheduled for tomorrow, just a day before the tennis player is scheduled to play his first match of the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Friday 14 January, 2022

What next for Novak Djokovic after Australian visa cancelled again?
# Questions And Answers
From The42
# Questions And Answers

What next for Novak Djokovic after Australian visa cancelled again?

Jan 14th 2022, 2:05 PM 2,658 Views 7 Comments

The world number one faces an appeal hearing on Sunday with his first-round match scheduled for the following day.

# australian-open - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Djokovic makes other players 'look like fools' - Tsitsipas
# Tsitsipas Spat
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# Tsitsipas Spat

Djokovic makes other players 'look like fools' - Tsitsipas

Jan 13th 2022, 8:02 PM 62,926 Views 39 Comments

The threat of deportation still looms over the tournament’s top seed.

Djokovic drawn to play in Australian Open as deportation threat looms
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Djokovic drawn to play in Australian Open as deportation threat looms

Jan 13th 2022, 7:15 AM 19,579 Views 68 Comments

“Lengthy submissions” from Djokovic’s legal team have delayed a decision by Australia’s immigration minister.

# australian-open - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Djokovic admits 'errors' as he fights to avoid Australian deportation
# Unforced Errors
# Unforced Errors

Djokovic admits 'errors' as he fights to avoid Australian deportation

Jan 12th 2022, 6:43 AM 37,143 Views 68 Comments

He described reports about him attending events in Serbia after testing positive for Covid-19 as “misinformation”.

# australian-open - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic in for ‘difficult’ time from crowd, says ex-coach Boris Becker
# Word Of Warning
From The42
# Word Of Warning

Novak Djokovic in for ‘difficult’ time from crowd, says ex-coach Boris Becker

Jan 11th 2022, 11:03 AM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

The 20-time major winner is still awaiting news on whether Australian immigration minister Alex Hawke will decide to cancel his visa.

Poll: Should Novak Djokovic be allowed to play in the Australian Open?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Novak Djokovic be allowed to play in the Australian Open?

Jan 11th 2022, 9:51 AM 106,752 Views 97 Comments

The country’s immigration minister is still considering cancelling his visa.

Novak Djokovic trains for Australian Open as threat of visa cancellation still looms
# Court Battle
# Court Battle

Novak Djokovic trains for Australian Open as threat of visa cancellation still looms

Jan 11th 2022, 8:10 AM 21,770 Views 96 Comments

Television cameras filmed him from helicopters as he trained.

# australian-open - Monday 10 January, 2022

Kyrgios tests positive for Covid-19 one week before Australian Open
# Nervy Times
From The42
# Nervy Times

Kyrgios tests positive for Covid-19 one week before Australian Open

Jan 10th 2022, 10:17 AM 3,424 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old could miss his home grand slam event after testing positive for the virus.

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