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Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god'
Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her adventure ended at the hands of Elina Svitolina.
Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines
With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.
Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk
World number one Rafael Nadal kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed on the prospect of boycotting the 2019 Australian Open.
I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback
The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.
'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win
Actor Will Ferrell posed the questions in the wake of his victory this morning.
Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round
Last year’s semi-finalist CoCo Vandeweghe also made an early exit.
King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar
‘It’s really important, if you’re going to have your name on anything, that you’re hospitable, inclusive, you’re opening arms to everyone that comes to a public facility.’
'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open
The first Grand Slam of the year starts next Monday at Melbourne Park.
'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open
The defending champion says she was ‘super close’ to making it.
Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018
Still struggling with a hip injury, the five-time runner-up has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open.
Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl
The American competed in her first tennis game since giving birth four months ago.
Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback
Djokovic has been forced to pull out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with elbow pain ahead of the Australian Open.
Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open
Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.
Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser
The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.
Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth
Another grand slam title would move the US star level with Margaret Court’s record.
Was Serena Williams 8 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open?
The US tennis star posted a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”.
Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win
The Swiss star beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (9/11), 7-6 (7/5) in a thriller on Friday.
A slight hint at retirement and utmost praise for Nadal: Federer's classy acceptance speech
‘I would have been happy to lose too to be honest.’
Brilliant Federer overcomes Nadal to claim 18th Grand Slam
The Australian Open final was a thrilling five-set encounter.
'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final
Serena clinches 23rd Grand Slam singles title in straight-sets win.
The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title
Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.
Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal
Nadal overcomes stunning effort from Grigor Dimitrov to book another Grand Slam showdown with his greatest rival.
Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate
Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.
Venus Williams' reaction to making the Australian Open final is amazing to watch
You can’t not love this.
Ageless, peerless Federer edges Wawrinka in Australian Open thriller
The 35-year old has a chance to win his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday.
Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009
“It’s the biggest dream come true for us,” says Serena.
Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years
The Spaniard hasn’t been this far in a major tournament since he won the French Open in 2014.
Serena joins Venus in Australian Open semi-finals after easing past Konta
The American will now face former teenage prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
Federer on course for 18th Grand Slam, becomes oldest semi-finalist in nearly 40 years
In the women’s draw, Williams’ age-defying campaign reached new heights as she beat Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open
The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.
Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out
Coco Vandeweghe is through to the quarter-finals.
Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic
Federer is playing his first competitive event since Wimbledon 2016.
Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit
A five-time runner-up in Melbourne, top seed Andy Murray surprisingly lost in four sets to world number 50 Mischa Zverev.
Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets
The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.
ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus
Doug Adler was removed from ESPN’s Australian Open coverage after controversial comments about Venus Williams.
Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt
The world number 51 is set to pocket €155,000 after today’s superb win over Bernard Tomic.
Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey
He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.
Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy'
“That’s a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?”
Kyrgios booed off court following controversial early exit at Australian Open
The 14th seed looked in command with a two-set lead before a familiar meltdown in the third set.
Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?
The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.