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VIDEO: Serena Williams destroys racket, loses quarter-final match
Sloane Stephens ended her fellow American’s quest for a third successive grand slam this morning in Melbourne.
'Forbes don't have my PIN number': Sharapova brushes off Rich List talk
Sharapova is rated as the world’s highest paid female athlete with earnings of almost $28 million per year.
Djovokic advances to quarter-finals after epic five sets
The Serbian survived a scare against Stanislas Wawrikna in Melbourne.
Australian Open round-up: Ferrer and Almagro set to meet, Sharapova smashes record
In addition, Tomas Berdych defeated Kevin Anderson.
Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 4 at the Australian Open
It’s hotter than hell in Melbourne today — but Andy Murray’s staying ice cold. Here’s your daily round up from Down Under.
Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 3 at the Australian Open
A little bit of history for Maria Sharapova and details of a “staggering comeback” for Britain’s brave Heather Watson — here’s your daily round-up from sunny Melbourne.
VIDEO: Polish player goes ballistic over line call at Aussie Open
“How many times?!”
Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 2 at the Australian Open
Serena rolls her ankle and Andy Murray begins his bid for back-to-back slams as we round up Tuesday’s action from Melbourne.
Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 1 at the Australian Open
We’re determined to win the battle against those pesky time zones this year.
Murray beats Dimitrov to win Brisbane title
The Scot beat the up and coming Bulgarian star 7-6 (7/0), 6-4 to win the tournament.
Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane International
The 25-year-old has been forced to drop out of the tournament with a right collarbone injury
Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Australian Open
The Spaniard is still suffering from a stomach virus but says that his decision has nothing to do with a long-standing knee problem.
Turkey: Andy Murray crashes at first hurdle in Abu Dhabi
The Scot was convincingly beaten by world number nine Janko Tipsarevic.
Make some room: Djokovic and Williams are named world champions
Guess Michael Flatley will have to take that accolade off his CV now.
Peter Senior becomes oldest ever Australian Open winner at 53
Meanwhile, world number four Justin Rose had a day to forget.
US Open 2012: Azarenka to face Serena in final
The world number one defeated her opponent by a score of 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 earlier today.
'I was very nervous,' admits relieved Andy Murray
The Scot also revealed that his knee was “a little bit sore” following last night’s match.
Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open
The American registered 14 aces as she comprehensively beat Victoria Azarenka.
High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo
Novak battled back from a set down while Andy will now face Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Rolex Masters.
It's Sunday, so here's 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days
We’ve just got the roll of film developed in the chemists. And there’s a couple of ones worth of the living room wall.
No remorse: shirt-stealing Aussie not giving up her prize
“I’m keeping it” says the woman who snatched the Djokovic souvenir from a young fan’s grasp.
Will to win: Four more epic tennis encounters
Because watching Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal go at it hammer and tongs, only made us want more classic tennis.
Ain't no stopping me: Djokovic has that unbeatable feeling
“I feel strong, I feel motivated, I feel eager to win more trophies,” declares the Australian Open champion on the morning after the night before.
The Morning Score: Monday
Get it while it’s hot – here’s your Monday morning round-up of all the sports news.
Azarenka claims Australian Open women's title
The Belarusian beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0 in just over an hour in what was an anti-climactic final.
Djokovic edges Murray to set up Nadal showdown
Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-3, 3-6 ,6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 7-5 in their Australian Open semi-final.
Watch: Ballboy makes amazing catch during Federer-Nadal match
The 14-year-old reflexively made the one-handed catch during the Australian Open semi-final.
Don’t touch that dial: here’s the sport on TV this weekend…
Let me take your coat darling. You sit down… I’ll pour you a drink. It’s been a long week.
The Morning Score: Friday
Thank God it’s Friday morning’s round-up of the sports news stories.
Olé: Nadal beats Federer in Australian Open semi-final
The number two-ranked Spaniard won the semi-final 6-7 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 in Melbourne earlier today.
Sharapova into Australian Open final vs Azarenka
Sharapova broke Kvitova’s serve in the last game to finish off a 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 victory and set up a championship match against Victoria Azarenka.
While you were sleeping: here's what you missed at the Aussie Open
It’s been a good day for the likes of Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova in Melbourne.
Nadal battles into semi-final showdown with Federer
Rafael Nadal is through to the Australian Open semi-finals after he ground out a four-set win against Tomas Berdych today.
While you were sleeping: Federer, Clijsters book semi-final spots
Caroline Wozniacki will lose her position as world number one after she crashed out of the Australian Open against defending champion Kim Clijsters this morning.
WATCH: Tomas Berdych get booed for acting like a big girl
The Czech tennis star was roundly jeered after refusing to shake hands after beating his opponent, Nicolas Almagro.
Serena Williams out in 4th round at Aussie Open
“I made 37 errors. That kind of tells the story of the match,” said the American after defeat to Ekaterina Makarova.
The Morning Score: Monday
Get the week off the right way – here’s everything you need to know.
Serena, Murray and Djokovic all safely through with little trouble
All the big names won their third-round matches at the Australian Open in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Here's a possible explanation as to why Baghdatis lost the rag the other day
The player has been heavily criticised after losing his cool in a recent Australian Open match.
The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments
As thinks hot up Down Under, we look back at some of the best games from the Australian Open. New balls please!