Serena concerned over equality fight

2017-01-17 08:55

Serena Williams says she is concerned about the fight for equality as she used Martin Luther King Day to spread the message at the Australian Open.


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Nadal beats Mayer in Oz Open Round 1

2017-01-17 07:45

Rafael Nadal has powered into the second round of the Australian Open with a commanding straight-sets win over Germany's Florian Mayer.

Australian Open

Pliskova plays down chances despite easy win

2017-01-17 09:50

Karolina Pliskova has played down her Australian Open chances despite kick-starting her campaign with an ominous straight-sets rout.

Australian Open

Lucky, plucky Lucie saves 9 match points in victory

2017-01-17 09:49

Lucie Safarova rode her luck en route to a remarkable victory at the Australian Open when she saved nine match points.

Australian Open

One step at a time for in-form Konta

2017-01-17 08:55

World number nine Johanna Konta says she is taking it strictly one step at a time despite sweeping past Kirsten Flipkens.

Australian Open

Raonic brushes off Brown

2017-01-17 06:42

Milos Raonic has eased into the second round of the Australian Open with a convincing straight sets win over German Dustin Brown.

Australian Open

Returning Federer basks in 'special moment'

2017-01-16 21:33

Roger Federer said it was a "special moment" to return to the big stage as he passed a first-round test at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Serena blitzes past Bencic in Melbourne

2017-01-17 06:10

Serena Williams began her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam title in style, overcoming Belinda Bencic to power into the Australian Open second round.

Australian Open

Pliskova fires Open warning shot

2017-01-17 06:43

Karolina Pliskova has breezed into the Australian Open second round with a straight-sets rout as she fired a warning shot to her Grand Slam rivals.

Australian Open

WATCH: Wawrinka 'sorry' for Klizan body blow

2017-01-16 17:32

Stan Wawrinka apologised for slamming a ball at Martin Klizan after he survived a tense five-setter to reach the Australian Open second round.

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VIDEO: JP Duminy pays tribute to Hashim Amla ahead of 100th Test

Hashim Amla is set to play his 100th Test match against Sri Lanka at the Wanderers this week and the cricket community is joining together in paying tribute to one of the greats.

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Motivated Bouchard romps into second round

2017-01-16 15:24

Canadian starlet Eugenie Bouchard continued her promising start to the season with an impressive first-round rout at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Murray, Nishikori call for Davis Cup revamp

2017-01-16 14:40

Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori say the Davis Cup badly needs an overhaul as concerns grow over its ability to attract top players.

Australian Open

Kerber battles into Open second round

2017-01-16 12:34

World number one Angelique Kerber battled past Lesia Tsurenko to get her first Grand Slam title defence off to a stuttering start at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Murray wins tough opener at Oz Open

2017-01-16 09:23

Andy Murray ground out a hard-earned straight sets win over plucky Illya Marchenko to open his campaign for a first Australian Open title in Melbourne.

Australian Open

Nishikori outlasts Kuznetsov in five-set dogfight

2017-01-16 07:38

Japan's big hope Kei Nishikori has survived a gruelling five-set examination in the first round to advance in scorching conditions at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Returning Federer passes Australian Open test

2017-01-16 15:11

Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer won his first match at the Australian Open after coming off a injury-blighted 2016.

Australian Open

I'll never give up on Oz Open quest - Murray

2017-01-16 13:27

Andy Murray says he'll never give up in his quest for an elusive Australian Open title after grinding out a hard-earned win over Illya Marchenko in round one.

Australian Open

Despite nosebleed, Kyrgios blows away Elias

2017-01-16 13:14

Nick Kyrgios shrugged off a nosebleed as he turned on the after-burners in an 85-minute demolition of Gastao Elias.

Australian Open

Serena's fiancé gets Venus' seal of approval

2017-01-16 13:15

Venus Williams has given her seal of approval to younger sister Serena's fiancé, calling Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian a "super nice guy".

Australian Open

Wawrinka survives scare at Australian Open

2017-01-16 14:27

Former winner Stan Wawrinka survived a massive first-round scare to edge Martin Klizan in a five-set thriller at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Mentally strong Muguruza progresses

2017-01-16 13:14

Garbine Muguruza was tested both physically and mentally during her first round win against Marina Erakovic at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Almagro denies money-grab after 23 minute match

2017-01-16 12:01

Spain's Nicolas Almagro has strongly denied suggestions of a money-grab after he lasted just 23 minutes at the Australian Open before retiring.

Australian Open

SA’s no-show in Australian Open singles

2017-01-16 07:50

There is no South African representation in the men’s and women’s singles at this year’s Australian Open. Sy Lerman reports.


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