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8 Jan
Venus Williams has pulled out of the Australian Open after picking up at injury at the Auckland Classic, organisers said. The 42-year-old American had accepted a wildcard to compete in the opening Grand Slam of the year at Melbourne Park, a tournament she first played in 1998 and in which she is a two-time finalist,…
30 Dec
Novak Djokovic says his deportation from Australia will stay with him for the rest of his life. Djokovic, 35, was detained and sent home in January due to his Covid-19 vaccine status after trying to enter the country to compete at the Australian Open. But he overturned a three-year ban on applying for a visa…
15 Nov
Former world number one Novak Djokovic will be granted a visa to play in the 2023 Australian Open, local media reports said Tuesday, despite his deportation from the country ahead of this year's tournament in January. The Australian government had decided to grant the unvaccinated Serb a visa for the Grand Slam contest, overturning a…
23 May 2022
Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the French Open in the first round on Monday, 12 months after controversially quitting the tournament.
31 Jan 2022
Rafael Nadal, yesterday, at the Australian Open, came back from two sets down to win a titanic five-set duel against Daniil Medvedev to claim a record 21st Grand Slam men’s title.
30 Jan 2022
Rafael Nadal's record 21st Grand Slam title, secured in an epic Australian Open final on Sunday was hailed by both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic who had been tied with him on 20.
30 Jan 2022
Rafael Nadal roared back from two sets down to win a titanic five-set duel with Daniil Medvedev and claim a record 21st Grand Slam men's title in the Australian Open final on Sunday.
29 Jan 2022
An imperious Ashleigh Barty said it was a dream come true after on Saturday becoming the first Australian to win her home Grand Slam in 44 years, but the memories made along the way were more important than the trophy.
29 Jan 2022
America’s Danielle Collins is hoping to do the almost impossible by shocking world number one, Australia’s Ash Barty, on her home turf and becoming the latest surprise grand slam champion today.
25 Jan 2022
We have no way of knowing whether or not Mr Novak Djokovic, Serbia’s global tennis talisman would have won the Australian Open this year. If he did he would
25 Jan 2022
The start of the second week of the first grand slam of the year was a tough one for many top women seeds, as they were shown the way out of the tournament.
23 Jan 2022
Rafael Nadal survived a marathon first-set tiebreak to seal his spot in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday and will face Denis Shapovalov after the Canadian stunned Alexander Zverev.

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