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# australian open

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# Melbourne Park
20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open
Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.
# australian open
3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals
American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.
# War of Words
Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action
He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.
# australian open
Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere
Osaka and Svitolina were put through their paces.
# no love lost
Tomic brands Hewitt a 'liar' as feud continues
Lleyton Hewitt accused Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family, but the 26-year-old says the former world number one is lying.
# Aussie Open
Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on
In their first meeting since 2015, Sharapova overpowered the Dane.
# Snoozefest
Record late show as Muguruza secures 3am win over Konta
Some fans succumbed to sleep during the three-set battle.
# Awkward
Ukrainian star Svitolina stumped by relationship question on court after Australian Open win
‘We are here for tennis, so that’s why it was a bit strange. I didn’t really expect to be asked that.’
# australian open
Raonic survives four-hour marathon with Wawrinka as Osaka powers into third round
Milos Raonic had to dig deep in a four-set victory over 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka at Melbourne Park.
# Onwards
Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki
The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.
# Emotional
Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump
The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.
# Wrap
Federer and Wozniacki stay on track as other top players crash out
South African fifth seed Kevin Anderson was defeated by young American Frances Tiafoe.
# Claim
Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career
Serena Williams, who is seeking an eighth Australian Open title, revelled in her 6-0 6-2 demolition of Tatjana Maria in Melbourne.
# australian open
Murray's fightback falls short in possible farewell match at Australian Open
The 31-year-old battled valiantly but suffered an emotional defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut in Melbourne.
# australian open
Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart
Maria Sharapova was in a ruthless mood following her demolition of Harriet Dart in round one of the Australian Open.
# Man at Work
Nadal happy with new serve after comfortable win
The Spanish ace looked good in beating a local wildcard.
# knows the score
'It hurts me as his long-time friend, colleague, rival': Djokovic sympathises with 'legend' Murray
As Andy Murray prepares for his last Australian Open, Novak Djokovic has sympathy for his friend given his own struggles with injury.
# Injury problems
Emotional Murray reveals Australian Open could be his last tournament
Murray has been plagued by a hip injury over the last two years and broke down in tears during a news conference in Melbourne.
# never forgotten
Tearful Federer pays tribute to former coach Peter Carter, who died tragically in 2002
Federer’s former trainer, Peter Carter, died in a car crash the year before the Swiss won his first grand slam.
# Sent Packing
'What happened? I lost the match. That's it': Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open 10 days before the year's first Grand Slam
Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut came from a set down to beat the world number one in the semi-final.
# Novak Djokovic
'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes
The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.
# Return of serve
Australian Open dismisses claims of 'disturbing' Federer conflicts of interest
Director Craig Tiley responded to comments from former French Open doubles champ Julien Benneteau.
# Return
Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt
The 23-time Grand Slam winner won on her last appearance in Melbourne in 2017.
# roger that
Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally
After winning his 20th grand slam title, the Australian Open champion says four more is too big an ask.
# teary-eyed
Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title
After winning a five-set epic against Marin Cilic to break new ground in men’s tennis, Roger Federer’s emotions spilled over in Melbourne.
# 20 and counting
Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open
Federer secured his 20th Grand Slam on Sunday after beating Croaita’s Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final.
# Ace
Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title
The Dane overcame Simona Halep in a three-set epic.
# Fed Express
Bittersweet victory sends Roger Federer into his 30th grand slam final
The Swiss star will now face Marin Cilic in Sunday’s decider at the Australian Open.
# Maiden match-up
First-time grand slam champ to be crowned after Halep survives a classic
Simona Halep felt her strength of character shone through in a memorable clash with Angelique Kerber.
# end of the line
Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final
Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov in his maiden grand slam quarter-final, but Marin Cilic was a cut above.
# Great Dane
Wozniacki banishes Australian Open demons to reach final and stay on track for maiden grand slam
The former world number one survived a mini collapse in the second set to see off Elise Mertens.
# Alt-Wrong
Serena Williams demands apology from Tennys Sandgren following social media activity
A range of social-media posts dug up during Tennys Sandgren’s Australian Open run has put the American star in the heart of controversy.
# australian open
Kerber and Halep dominant as Chung dreams on
There’s been plenty of action in Melbourne already this morning.
# Tennys Racket
Sandgren launches attack on the media after his Australian Open run ends
Tennys Sandgren lashed out the “dehumanising” media after his quarter-final loss.
# a new hope
British number 2 Edmund shocks Dimitrov to make Australian Open semis
The Yorkshire-based 23-year-old broke Dimitrov’s serve five times and hit 46 winners.
# Upset
Chung dumps wounded Djokovic out of Australian Open
The 21-year old secured a straight sets win.
# Land down under
Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final
Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.
# Vamos!
Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne
The world number one was below his best in a fourth-round clash.
# Fed Express
Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev
It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.
# Down Under
Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass
Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.