More Australian Open agony for ousted Bertens

2019-01-16 06:23

Ninth seed Kiki Bertens crashed out of the Australian Open after squandering a one set lead in her second-round match against Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.


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Tsitsipas continues Greek odyssey with tough Troicki win

2019-01-16 06:20

Stefanos Tsitsipas is already the highest ranked Greek man in history and the first to win an Australian Open match, and his odyssey continued when he reached last 32.

Australian Open

Teary Azarenka admits to struggling after loss in Australia

2019-01-15 16:35

Victoria Azarenka cried and paused for a minute as she tried to reflect on the differences between her experiences of the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Raonic blows away Australian hope Kyrgios

2019-01-15 15:50

Milos Raonic unleashed a "scary" display of ruthless serving to break the hearts of home fans and dismantle an ailing Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Barty enjoying taste of Open success

2019-01-16 06:14

Local hope Ash Barty maintained her red-hot form to reach the Australian Open third round, revealing she enjoys the same qualities in her tennis as she does in her coffee.

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SA juniors have sights set on Australian Open slots

2019-01-15 19:23

Five South African juniors will represent the country in the Australian Open Junior Qualifying Tournament hoping to qualify for the main event.

Australian Open

Fired up Federer resumes hunt for 7th Australian title

2019-01-16 06:07

Roger Federer says his serve is as good as it's ever been and his body is in top shape going into round two of the Australian Open.

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Lessons learnt for SA young gun Harris

2019-01-15 18:15

Lloyd Harris says he learnt valuable lessons from his first round defeat to Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open.

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Osaka powers into Australian Open Round 2

2019-01-15 14:26

Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka overcame a nervous start and distraction from flying bugs to ease into the Australian Open second round.

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Halep avoids Australian Open upset

2019-01-15 13:31

World No 1 Simona Halep has battled through to the Australian Open second round with a come-from-behind win over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.

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Svitolina fires into Australian Open Round 2

2019-01-15 11:14

Big-serving sixth seed Elina Svitolina blasted into the Australian Open second round with victory over qualifier Viktorija Golubic.

Australian Open

Bouchard relishing test against 'No 1' Serena

2019-01-15 09:32

Eugenie Bouchard insists she is thrilled to face Serena Williams in the Australian Open second round, saying it will provide a gauge of how her comeback is progressing.

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Go away! No one likes you: Tomic blasts Hewitt

2019-01-15 07:48

Firebrand Bernard Tomic has launched an extraordinary attack on fellow Australian Lleyton Hewitt, saying "no one likes him any more".

Australian Open

Murray's agony: 'It's so sore I even hate walking the dogs'

2019-01-15 07:30

Andy Murray has opened up about the personal agony of his battered right hip after losing an epic Australian Open five-setter.

Australian Open

SA's Harris suffers heavy Australian Open defeat

2019-01-15 06:44

South Africa's Lloyd Harris suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open first round.

Australian Open

Murray to make career decision 'in next week'

2019-01-14 17:58

Andy Murray said he would make a decision on further surgery that could end his career "within a week" after a gutsy defeat in the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Djokovic begins Australian Open title bid with easy win

2019-01-15 12:46

Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title in easy fashion, beating 230th-ranked Mitchell Krueger.

Australian Open

Hewitt refutes rift after extraordinary Tomic blast

2019-01-15 10:40

Lleyton Hewitt has refuted claims of a gaping rift in Australian tennis after Bernard Tomic slammed the Davis Cup skipper, claiming "no one likes him any more".

Australian Open

Korean Chung battles back to win Down Under

2019-01-15 09:32

South Korea's Chung Hyeon beat Novak Djokovic en route to a semi-final last year, but was within a whisker of failing to get past the Australian Open first round in 2019.

Australian Open

Record books favour Anderson ahead of Tiafoe clash

2019-01-15 07:44

SA tennis star Kevin Anderson will go into his Australian Open second round encounter confident he can dispatch American Frances Tiafoe.

Australian Open

Serena made sure daughter's first doll was black

2019-01-15 07:44

Serena Williams says she made sure the first doll her daughter received was black, and her second one will be white as she teaches a message of "love for each other".

Australian Open

Serena opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

2019-01-15 06:43

Serena Williams launched her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a straight sets mauling of Tatjana Maria in the Australian Open first round.

Australian Open

Kvitova coasts into Australian Open Round 2

2019-01-14 14:33

Petra Kvitova has strolled into the Australian Open second round with a straight sets win over Magdelena Rybarikova.

Australian Open

Veteran Venus battles back to reach Open Round 2

2019-01-15 11:14

Venus Williams turned back the clock to stage a stirring come-from-behind victory and reach the second round of the Australian Open.

Australian Open

Azarenka dumped from Open at first hurdle

2019-01-15 10:11

Former world No 1 and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka was dumped from the Australian Open at the first hurdle.

Australian Open

'Serena-tard' debuts at Australian Open

2019-01-15 08:18

Serena Williams unveiled her latest fashion statement at the Australian Open and helpfully ended any confusion about what to call the striking garment.

Australian Open

Nishikori survives scare after qualifier wilts in heat

2019-01-15 07:30

Kei Nishikori survived a dramatic Australian Open first round match after his Polish qualifier opponent retired with cramp in the searing Melbourne heat.

Australian Open

Zverev cruises into Australian Open Round 2

2019-01-15 07:14

Alexander Zverev has been tipped as a potential Grand Slam winner and lived up to his billing by sweeping into the second round of the Australian Open in straight sets.

Australian Open

Keys looking for improvement after first-up Open win

2019-01-15 06:54

American Madison Keys declared herself 100 percent fit for a tilt at the Australian Open title after crushing local wildcard Destanee Aiava to reach the second round.

Australian Open

Ageless Federer sweeps into Australian Open Round 2

2019-01-14 14:17

Ageless Roger Federer warmed up for a run at a record seventh Australian Open title by breezing past Uzbek Denis Istomin in straight sets.


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