Australian Open

Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Australian Open a little over a week after testing positive for coronavirus. Murray, a five-time finalist in Melbourne, went into isolation at home after…
Tennis umpire Carlos Bernardes is "recovering well" after reportedly suffering a heart attack ahead of the Australian Open. The veteran Brazilian, who has officiated in US Open and Wimbledon men's…
Novak Djokovic has denied he was being "selfish, difficult and ungrateful" in making suggestions for easing quarantine restrictions ahead of the Australian Open. Djokovic came in for criticism after it…
Victoria Azarenka called for greater understanding from players stuck in hotel quarantine ahead of the Australian Open. After being exposed to coronavirus on flights, 72 players – including Azarenka –…
Roberto Bautista Agut labelled the quarantining of players ahead of the Australian Open a "complete disaster", comparing it to prison. After being exposed to coronavirus on flights to Australia, 72…
Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley defended Novak Djokovic, saying the world number one had provided "suggestions", not demands. With 72 players forced into quarantine for two weeks after being…
Nick Kyrgios has labelled Novak Djokovic "a tool" after the world number one reportedly issued a list of demands for players under strict quarantine conditions ahead of the Australian Open.…
A further 25 players have been forced into hard lockdown for two weeks prior to the Australian Open, tournament organisers have confirmed. Tennis' season-opening grand slam was plunged into crisis…
The Australian Open will go ahead as scheduled despite 47 players being forced into hard lockdown amid positive COVID-19 cases, according to Tennis Australia's CEO Craig Tiley. The tournament was…
The Australian Open was plunged into a crisis on Saturday as positive COVID-19 cases were detected on two charter flights into Melbourne, forcing 47 players into hard lockdown for a…
Madison Keys is set to miss the Australian Open after testing positive for coronavirus. The 2017 US Open runner-up announced on Thursday that she contracted COVID-19 before she was due…
The Australian Open has hinted Andy Murray will not be able to compete in Melbourne following his positive test for coronavirus. Murray, a five-time finalist at the Australian Open, remains…
Andy Murray's participation at the Australian Open is in doubt following a positive COVID-19 test. Three-time grand slam champion Murray remains in good health but is isolating at home. The…
Tennys Sandgren was cleared to board a flight from the United States bound for Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open despite revealing he returned a new positive coronavirus test this…
Alexander Zverev insists his latest split from a high-profile coach ended on amicable terms after David Ferrer cut ties with the US Open finalist. Spaniard Ferrer's decision to walk away…
Roger Federer decided to miss the Australian Open because wife Mirka opposed having to spend a full fortnight in quarantine, a leading official has claimed. It was widely assumed Federer's…
Roger Federer has withdrawn from the upcoming Australian Open as the 20-time grand slam champion continues to work his way back to full fitness following a knee injury, his agent…
Andy Murray will take part in February's delayed Australian Open after being awarded a main-draw wildcard. The five-time runner-up last competed in the tournament in 2019 when playing what he…
Roger Federer dropped a retirement hint as he admitted he may have to miss the Australian Open. The 20-time grand slam champion has not played since losing to Novak Djokovic…
Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley is confident plans for next year's event will be finalised "very soon". Uncertainty remains over the scheduled first grand slam of 2021 due to…
Novak Djokovic urged the government to support players heading into the Australian Open, the world number one calling for authorities to sanction lead-up tournaments while quarantining. Victorian premier Daniel Andrews…
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews is confident the Australian Open will go ahead in 2021, amid concerns over international travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Tennis Channel reported on Tuesday…
Sofia Kenin sent shock waves around Melbourne by winning the Australian Open 16 years after esteemed coach Rick Macci was jolted by the same "Sonic Boom" in Florida. Kenin bolted…
Novak Djokovic has underlined his ambition to beat Roger Federer's record grand slam haul. An eighth Australian Open title – extending the men's record he already held – arrived on…
Novak Djokovic felt he was "on the brink of losing" the Australian Open final against Dominic Thiem as he dealt with dehydration. Djokovic was visited by the trainer during the…
Dominic Thiem had no regrets as he was left feeling "emptiness" after his thrilling Australian Open final loss to Novak Djokovic. Thiem fell short of winning a maiden grand slam…
Dominic Thiem had no regrets as he was left feeling "emptiness" after his thrilling Australian Open final loss to Novak Djokovic. Thiem fell short of winning a maiden grand slam…
Novak Djokovic was in charge, and then he was not, He was injured, and then he was not. He was sliding to defeat, yet suddenly he was not. And now…
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and runner-up Dominic Thiem each offered a sense of perspective following their thrilling men's singles final at Melbourne Park, with the Serbian issuing a call…
Novak Djokovic extended his record for the most Australian Open titles, clinching an eighth after edging Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final. The Serbian star moved onto 17 major crowns by…
Novak Djokovic clinched a 17th grand slam title and record-extending eighth Australian Open crown with an epic five-set win over Dominic Thiem. The Serbian required an impressive comeback against Thiem,…
Novak Djokovic will take what is considered a major advantage into his Australian Open final against Dominic Thiem – an extra day's rest. The 16-time grand slam champion brushed aside…
Novak Djokovic is aiming to win a fifth grand slam in seven at the Australian Open on Sunday. The Serbian faces Dominic Thiem in the final in Melbourne looking to…
Russia-born American star Sofia Kenin revealed Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams provided inspiration for her breakthrough Australian Open success. Kenin, who moved to the United States when she was a…
Garbine Muguruza dismissed the notion that she is "back", insisting she never "disappeared" after her return to a grand slam final ended in a three-set loss to Sofia Kenin at…
"I want to be a champion, I want to be number one in the world," a seven-year-old Sofia Kenin told journalist David Kozlowski 14 years ago. Kenin has taken Melbourne…
Sofia Kenin was elated and emotional after fulfilling a childhood dream by winning the Australian Open in her grand slam final debut on Saturday. Kenin became the youngest American major …
Sofia Kenin capped her maiden grand slam final with a trophy after rallying past former world number one Garbine Muguruza to win the Australian Open women's final 4-6 6-2 6-2.…
Sofia Kenin has broken through for her first grand slam title, the American 14th seed beating former world number one Garbine Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-2 in the Australian Open women's…
Dominic Thiem has shown the highly rated 'Next Gen' the way, though the rest of the Australian Open finalist's generation provides a cautionary tale. Thiem's rise continues in Melbourne, where…
Dylan Alcott claimed a record-extending sixth consecutive Australian Open men's quad wheelchair singles title. Popular Australian and top seed Alcott maintained his dominance in Melbourne with a 6-0 6-4 victory…
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