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Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Slam title

7 months, 29 days ago
MELBOURNE: A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday. The Swiss defending champion dropped his only sets of the…

Federer into Australian Open final as Chung retires injured

8 months ago
MELBOURNE: Defending champion Roger Federer strolled into the Australian Open final in a bitter-sweet win after Chung Hyeon's retired injured in their semi-final on Friday. The Swiss star was leading 6-1, 5-2 when the South Korean called…

Australian Open: Halep and Wozniacki in winner-takes-all final

8 months, 1 day ago
MELBOURNE: Simona Halep came through a three-set thriller against Angelique Kerber Thursday to set up a winner-takes-all Australian Open final against Caroline Wozniacki, where the number one ranking will be on the line. The Romanian top…

Nadal dominant as Wozniacki pulls off great escape

8 months, 9 days ago
MELBOURNE: Dominant Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki pulled off a great escape to stay in contention. The world number one Spaniard's…

Djokovic and Sharapova back in business at Melbourne

8 months, 10 days ago
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka sailed through injury tests at the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully getting back to business after her drug ban. Twelve-time Grand Slam…

Djokovic ‘very happy’ with winning start to the year

8 months, 16 days ago
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic made a resounding return on Wednesday after six months out with an elbow injury, declaring he felt "great" after beating world number five Dominic Thiem 6-1, 6-4 at the Kooyong Classic. The Serbian 12-time Grand…

Kyrgios wins Brisbane title in Australian Open boost

8 months, 19 days ago
BRISBANE: Nick Kyrgios beat Ryan Harrison 6-4 6-2 in the Brisbane International final on Sunday to clinch his maiden tour title on home soil and gain a big confidence boost ahead of the Australian Open. Carrying a niggling knee injury,…