MELBOURNE: World number one Novak Djokovic hammered a misfiring Andy Murray in straight sets to win a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title and strengthen his grip on men’s tennis on Sunday.
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MELBOURNE: Angelique Kerber upset world number one Serena Williams 6-4 3-6 6-4 to clinch the Australian Open on Saturday and become the first German to win a grand slam title since her childhood idol Steffi Graf in 1999.
MELBOURNE: Andy Murray twice fought back from a set down to win a gruelling five-set semi-final against an injury-hampered Milos Raonic and set up his latest Australian Open final against five-time champion Novak Djokovic on Friday.
MELBOURNE: World number one doubles pairing Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza clinched their first Australian Open doubles title together with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over Czech pair Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka on Friday.
MELBOURNE: Champion Novak Djokovic foiled a stirring fightback from Roger Federer to defeat the Swiss 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 at the Australian Open on Thursday and charge into a fifth successive grand slam final.
MELBOURNE: World number one Serena Williams demolished Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska Thursday to surge into her 26th Grand Slam final and zero in on a seventh Australian Open title.
MELBOURNE: Andy Murray set up an Australian Open semi-final against the much-improved Milos Raonic on Wednesday when he weathered a fierce attack by David Ferrer on a day of rare success for Britain.
MELBOURNE: Angelique Kerber stunned two-time champion Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open Wednesday for a last-four clash against Johanna Konta, the first British woman in a Grand Slam semi-final for 33 years.
MELBOURNE: Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova for an 18th straight time despite a bout of food poisoning Tuesday to set up an Australian Open semi-final against Agnieszka Radwanska, who has never won against the dominant American.
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic hammered an off-key Kei Nishikori and Roger Federer put on a masterclass against Tomas Berdych as they set up a dream semi-final at the Australian Open on Tuesday.