WATCH: 'It made me feel better' says racquet-smasher Zverev

2019-01-21 09:43

Furious fourth seed Alexander Zverev crashed out of the Australian Open but said he "felt better" after smashing his racquet to pieces in frustration.


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Raonic into Open last eight as Zverev self-destructs

2019-01-21 07:41

Milos Raonic kept his cool to reach the quarter-finals as young Alexander Zverev went into meltdown and crashed out of the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Bryan doctor urges Murray to consider 'miraculous' surgery

2019-01-20 19:54

Andy Murray's career could yet be prolonged by surgery, according to the doctor who performed the procedure on US doubles specialist Bob Bryan.

Australian Open

Bautista Agut into quarters after ending Cilic challenge

2019-01-20 13:14

Roberto Bautista Agut came through a third Australian Open five-setter to knock out 2018 finalist and Marin Cilic in the fourth round.

Australian Open

Rise of Tsitsipas and Tiafoe - new era or false dawn?

2019-01-21 07:23

At the start of every year the talk at the Australian Open is of the "new kids on the block", the "NextGen", the "young guns".

Australian Open

Federer to play Roland Garros for first time since 2015

2019-01-20 15:39

Roger Federer announced he will return to the clay for another crack at the French Open this year for the first time since 2015.

Australian Open

Klaasen through to Aussie Open doubles quarters

2019-01-20 12:24

The sixth seeded pair of South African Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus eased through to the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Australian Open

Nadal wary of 'dangerous' giant-killer Tiafoe

2019-01-20 18:14

Rampant Rafael Nadal would be taking a step into the unknown against "dangerous" Frances Tiafoe in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Australian Open

Defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

2019-01-20 14:20

Stefanos Tsitsipas signalled a changing of the guard at the top of world tennis as he shocked defending champion Roger Federer in the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Nadal barrels through Berdych to reach Open quarters

2019-01-20 08:48

Rampant Rafael Nadal continued to scatter Australian Open rivals, barrelling past Tomas Berdych to tear into the quarter-finals.

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Birthday boy Tiafoe into first Slam quarter after Dimitrov win

2019-01-20 08:17

An emotional Frances Tiafoe celebrated his 21st birthday in style by beating Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time.

Australian Open

Cilic saves match points to reach Open last 16 in late-night drama

2019-01-18 16:17

Marin Cilic survived a huge scare in the Australian Open third round, surviving two match points before beating Fernando Verdasco in five sets.

Australian Open

Agassi-fuelled Dimitrov powers on at Australian Open

2019-01-18 10:13

Grigor Dimitrov's rejuvenation under the wing of Andre Agassi continued as he powered into the last 16 of the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Veteran Berdych breaks back to reach Open Round 4

2019-01-18 07:11

Czech veteran Tomas Berdych rallied to reach the Australian Open fourth round with a battling win over Argentine 18th seed Diego Schwartzman.

Australian Open

Djokovic admits to nerves after beating 'greatest rival'

2019-01-17 21:34

World No 1 Novak Djokovic said he could feel the tension before overcoming his great rival Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Zverev scrapes into Australian Open third round

2019-01-17 16:13

Alexander Zverev almost blew his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title before registering a gritty five set win over France's Jeremy Chardy.

Australian Open

Chung tumbles out of Australian Open

2019-01-17 10:29

Chung Hyeon will not be repeating last year's giant-killing heroics in the Australian Open after crashing out to Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Australian Open

'Agitated' Djokovic regrets meltdown in floodlight fury

2019-01-19 14:29

Novak Djokovic admitted he should have "known better" than to let a floodlight row get to him after copping a code violation during a mini-meltdown in the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Ruthless Nadal romps past De Minaur

2019-01-18 15:00

Rafael Nadal hailed Alex de Minaur as "one of the best in the world", but still showed the teenager the Australian Open door.

Australian Open

Nadal faces young home hope Down Under

2019-01-18 07:17

Rafael Nadal faces a player he calls "one of the best in the world" at the Australian Open on Friday as Caroline Wozniacki has a showpiece clash against Maria Sharapova.

Australian Open

First Serb: Djokovic pines for home when on the road

2019-01-18 06:36

World No 1 Novak Djokovic doesn't get to spend as much time as he'd like in his homeland and seeks out fellow Serbs when he's on the road.

Australian Open

Zverev says he'll learn from Aussie Open marathon

2019-01-17 19:04

Alexander Zverev almost blew his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title but said he would learn from the experience at the Australian Open win.

Australian Open

Hewitt accuses Tomic of 'physical threats, blackmail'

2019-01-17 14:55

Lleyton Hewitt accused Bernard Tomic of blackmail and physical threats against him and his family in explosive allegations as Australian tennis plunged to new lows.

Australian Open

Love match: Everyone's crazy for Monfils and Svitolina

2019-01-20 08:13

A blossoming romance between tennis power couple Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils has fans baying for more, with the pair obliging by setting up a joint Instagram account.

Australian Open

Federer excited by Tsitsipas clash after Fritz blitz

2019-01-18 11:23

Roger Federer marked his 100th Rod Laver Arena match by storming past Taylor Fritz, then looked forward to a "high quality" last-16 clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Australian Open

Fast Federer celebrates 100 with Fritz blitz at Open

2019-01-18 06:30

Ageless defending champion Roger Federer marked his 100th match on Rod Laver Arena by storming past American Taylor Fritz in the third round.

Australian Open

Djokovic powers past Tsonga in '08 Aussie Open final repeat

2019-01-17 17:22

World No 1 Novak Djokovic blasted past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open in a repeat of their 2008 Melbourne final, also won by the Serb.

Australian Open

Thiem limps out of Australian Open

2019-01-17 11:28

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem limped out of the Australian Open in the second round when he retired when down to young wildcard Alexei Popyrin.


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