The year-long tennis season begins in Australia. The tournaments leading to the Australian Open took a toll on some players. Two of the events are not in the ATP Tour calendar or the Women’s Tennis Association.
Novak Djokovic stamped his invincibility in Melbourne as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6/3, 7/6(4), 7/6(4) in three hours and 10 minutes of action at the Rod Laver Arena.
An emotional Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas Sunday to claim a 10th Australian Open title and equal Rafael Nadal's 22 Grand Slam crowns, a victory that returned him to world number one.
Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus defeated Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 4/6; 63; 6/4 to clinch her maiden Grand Slam title. It was her fourth straight career victory over her opponent on the Women’s Tennis Association Tour. Aryna had also won the warm-up tournament in Adelaide earlier this month.
Stefanos Tsitsipas won an Australian Open semi-final on his fourth attempt Friday, battling into the decider at Melbourne Park with a gritty victory over Russian 18th seed Karen Khachanov.
ARYNA Sabalenka of Belarus defeated Poland’s Magda Linette 76(2), 6/3 to reach her first Grand Slam finals, where she will face Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina, who defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7/6 (4), 6/3.
Wimbledon will shorten men's doubles matches from best-of-five sets to best-of-three from this year's championships, the All England Club announced on Wednesday. The traditional five-set format had been criticised in the past for discouraging more singles specialists from entering the doubles. Wimbledon was the only grand slam tournament to stage five-set doubles matches, but will…
Two men and two women advanced to the semifinals on an action packed ninth day of the Australian Open in Melbourne. Kazakhstan’ Elena Rybakina defeated Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia 6/2, 6/4.
Stefano Tsitsipas of Greece progressed to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Australian Open by defeating Italy’s Jannick Sinner 6/4, 6/4, 3/6, 4/6, 6/3 on a day that saw the exits of many seeded players in the men’s and women’s draws.
British men’s number one Cameron Norrie is out of the Australian Open after losing to rising star Jiri Lehecka. Norrie, seeded 11th, had been aiming to knock off another notable career milestone by reaching the last 16 at Melbourne Park for the first time.
Michael Mmoh defeated 12th-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 6/7(1), 6/4, 6/3, 6/2 to advance in a match played in Margaret Court Arena. The result continued the gale of upsets in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The second round clash was a battle of serves in which each player delivered 13 aces, but…
Novak Djokovic has suffered an injury scare ahead of his return to the Australian Open.The world number five pulled out of what was meant to have been a 75-minute practice session with Daniil Medvedev, yesterday, on the Rod Laver Arena.