Australian Open 2012

  • Nadal's Djokovic jinx taking the men's game forward

    From the sidelines |  Udayan Nag
    As painful as it might be for 10-time grand slam winner, Rafael Nadal who lost his seventh successive final to Novak Djokovic in the Australian...

  • Celebrating 25 years at Melbourne Park

    From the sidelines |  Udayan Nag
    The 1988 Australian Open marked a historic occasion in the tournament's history probably more so by the change in surface rather than the shift of...

  • 15-year old earns spot in Aus Open main draw 11-12-2011 04:27 PM

    Melbourne: Fifteen-year-old Ashleigh Barty and Marinko Matosevic earned spots in the 2012 Australian Open main draws with victories in Sunday's finals of a wild-card play-off among Australian players. The Wimbledon junior champion Barty rallied from an opening break of serve to beat Olivia Rogowska 7-6 (6), 6-2 and finish the...
  • Hingis may partner Federer in Aus Open 04-10-2011 03:47 PM

    Melbourne: Former World No. 1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland, along with compatriot Roger Federer, is expected to return to the Grand Slam with the 2012 Australian Open in a bid to compete in the London Olympics. Hingis, 31, is understood to be partnering Federer in mixed doubles here and also...