Nadal opens Slam campaign with demolition

2020-01-21 08:40

World No 1 Rafael Nadal blitzed past Hugo Dellien to launch his campaign to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

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SA's Harris suffers early Australian Open exit

2020-01-21 06:36

SA's Lloyd Harris suffered an early exit at the Australian Open when he was bundled out in the first round by Argentine Diego Schwartzman.

 
 
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Djokovic survives scare in tough Slam opener

2020-01-20 15:14

Novak Djokovic dropped his first set in the opening round of the Australian Open since 2006 before grinding down Jan-Lennard Struff.

 
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Thiem's confidence building as he targets Slam breakthrough

2020-01-21 07:52

World No 5 Dominic Thiem cruised into the Australian Open second round, with his confidence growing as he targets a Grand Slam breakthrough.

 
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Wildcard Sharapova dumped out in Australian Open 1st round

2020-01-21 06:50

Maria Sharapova's faltering career hit a fresh low when the five-time Grand Slam champion was turfed out in the first round of the Australian Open.

 
 
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Osaka makes net-busting start to Australian Open title defence

2020-01-20 10:24

Naomi Osaka began her Australian Open title defence in emphatic fashion, breaking the net with a blockbuster serve as she dismantled unseeded Czech Marie Bouzkova.

 
 
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Djokovic, Williams lead tennis old guard into new decade

2020-01-19 10:53

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will aim to keep the younger generation of players waiting in the wings as Grand Slam tennis enters a new decade at the Australian Open.

 
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Baby on board: Mirza embarks on first Slam bid as a mum

2020-01-19 10:14

India's Sania Mirza said her baby had his own "entourage" and was waking her up at night as she heads into her first Grand Slam tournament as a mother.

 
 
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Rain postpones Harris' Australian Open opener

2020-01-20 11:42

Rising South African tennis star Lloyd Harris' opening match at the Australian Open has been postponed until Tuesday due to rain.

 
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Teenage Gauff stuns Venus in Australian Open Round 1

2020-01-20 09:30

Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open - the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out.

 
 
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Serena's history chase begins with quick win

2020-01-20 06:48

Serena Williams launched her quest for a 24th Grand Slam title with a quickfire demolition of Anastasia Potapova at the Australian Open.

 
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'My face is everywhere' - Barty feels the love at Australian Open

2020-01-19 10:53

Ashleigh Barty is relishing the pressure at her home Australian Open - but joked on that she is sick of seeing pictures of herself everywhere.

 
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Djokovic says NextGen 'very, very close' to Slam success

2020-01-19 08:42

Novak Djokovic said tennis's young guns were "very, very close" to winning a Grand Slam with emotional maturity the only missing ingredient if they want to stay on top.

 
Australian Open

Kyrgios shuts down Zverev in Grand Slam row

2020-01-18 09:49

Australia's Nick Kyrgios has dismissed criticism from Alexander Zverev after the German said he was a step behind his main rivals when it came to challenging for Grand Slams.

 
 
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Serena 'concerned' over Australian Open pollution

2020-01-20 10:30

Serena Williams voiced concern over pollution from bushfire smoke at the Australian Open, saying that lung problems in the past could make her more vulnerable.

 
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'Old school work ethic' pays off for immaculate Federer

2020-01-20 07:25

Roger Federer swatted aside Steve Johnson to race into the Australian Open second round as he kickstarted his bid for a 21st Grand Slam title in style.

 
 
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Monfils injures hand playing computer game

2020-01-19 10:11

Gael Monfils is nursing a swollen hand after he lashed out in frustration while playing a computer game - but does not expect the bizarre injury to hamper his Australian Open.

 
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Federer says 'a lot possible' for returning Clijsters

2020-01-18 15:11

Swiss great Roger Federer believes four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters can achieve "a lot" on her comeback after seven years out of the game.

 
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Federer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog

2020-01-18 09:20

Roger Federer demanded better communication about air quality at the Australian Open after smoke from bushfires hit the tournament's build-up.

 
 

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