Thursday, 21st September 2023

Australian Open

8 Feb 2021
The Australian Open flags off today with many men and women competitors expressing justifiable concern about physical fitness for the long haul.
7 Feb 2021
US Open champion Naomi Osaka will get the delayed Australian Open underway when she strides on to Rod Laver Arena Monday morning, with Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams
7 Feb 2021
Novak Djokovic likened his relationship with the Australian Open to "a love affair" Sunday, admitting he still gets nervous walking on court despite his years at the top.
7 Feb 2021
The unusual nature of this year’s first Grand Slam reflects on all men and women players. After release from the two-week confinement in hotel rooms, players grabbed the opportunity to compete in events that would conclude on the eve of the big show’s commencement. This has led to many players to pull out, especially in…
6 Feb 2021
World number three Naomi Osaka joined Serena Williams and Simona Halep with injury niggles ahead of the Australian Open Saturday as defending champion Sofia Kenin blamed her groin strain
2 Feb 2021
Former world number one Serena Williams and Simona Halep started the season with straight-sets victories in Melbourne a week before the Australian Open gets underway.
1 Feb 2021
Serena Williams admitted Monday that she might have been forced to skip the Australian Open if it hadn't been delayed over the coronavirus, saying she needed extra time to shake off the achilles
1 Feb 2021
Tennis players forced into 14 days of coronavirus quarantine ahead of the Australian Open made some bizarre requests to get through their ordeal, including asking for kittens and puppies in their rooms.
21 Jan 2021
Australian Open players have been told not to feed mice at the quarantine hotel in Melbourne after one player complained of rodents in her room.
20 Jan 2021
Two more Australian Open tennis players have tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Melbourne, state health officials said yesterday. It comes after a player was believed to have tested positive on Sunday, amid growing controversy over the event.
17 Jan 2021
The sight of some of the world’s biggest tennis stars touching down for the forthcoming Australian Open has frustrated many Australians unable to return home because of the pandemic.
28 Dec 2020
Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from two rounds of knee surgery...


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