Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Australian Open

9 Feb 2020
Sofia Kenin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova 6-4, 6-0 in a deciding doubles as the USA survived a Saturday scare to beat unheralded Latvia
5 Feb 2020
The women stole the show by giving the world of tennis a new champion in Melbourne Park, for the much awaited turnover of titlists in the game.
4 Feb 2020
The Australian Open commemorated its 108th year in which Nadal, Djokovic and Federer arrived in Melbourne with the singular purpose to increase individual tally of Grand Slam titles.
3 Feb 2020
Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem 6/4, 4/6, 2/6; 6/3, 6/4 to win his 17th Grand Slam and eighth Australian Open title in Melbourne
2 Feb 2020
Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the process.
2 Feb 2020
Fifteen-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff’s dream of 2020 Australian Open glory was last Sunday extinguished when 14th seed, Sofia Kenin got the better of the phenomenon.
2 Feb 2020
Sofia Kenin yesterday defeated Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 4/6; 6/2; 6/2 to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. In the semi-finals, the 21-year-old Kenin defeated the top seeded Ashleigh Barty in a major upset in Melbourne Park.
31 Jan 2020
Novak Djokovic has reached an eighth Australian Open final with a straight-set win over Roger Federer.
29 Jan 2020
Roger Federer achieved a 6/3; 2/6; 2/6; 7/6(8); 6/3 victory over American Tennys Sandgren in an epic during which his gallant opponent lost seven match points.
27 Jan 2020
Roger Federer is on a collision course with Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open but must first avoid an upset against Tennys Sandgren, while women's top seed Ashleigh Barty carries home hopes in Tuesday's quarter-finals.
27 Jan 2020
Roger Federer reached another milestone because his victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics placed him in a 15th appearance in the last eight at the Australian Open.
26 Jan 2020
Roger Federer flicked a switch after losing the opening set to crush Marton Fucsovics and book a record 15th Australian Open quarter-final on Sunday


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