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  • As it happened: Stanislas Wawrinka vs Rafael Nadal, Australian Open final 26-01-2014 01:39 PM

    Rafa Nadal has the opportunity to add another chapter to his storied career, and intensify an already robust debate, should he beat Stanislas Wawrinka in Sunday's Australian Open final. A victory would make the Spanish left-hander the third man to win all four grand slam titles twice, joining Australians Rod...
  • Sania Mirza fails to win Australian Open, loses in mixed doubles final 26-01-2014 11:54 AM

    Melbourne: India's Sania Mirza and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau failed to clinch the Australian open mixed doubles title as they lost to French-Canadian combination of Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor in straight sets in the summit clash here on Sunday. Sania, who was gunning for her third mixed doubles...
  • Roger Federer crosses Tsonga hurdle to reach Australian Open quarters 20-01-2014 04:41 PM

    Melbourne: Sixth-seeded Roger Federer has equaled Jimmy Connors record by reaching his 41st Grand Slam quarter-final with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Monday. It was also the 11th straight year the Swiss star has reached the quarters at...
  • David Ferrer reaches round four of Australian Open 17-01-2014 10:24 AM

    Melbourne: Third-seeded David Ferrer has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over Frenchman Jeremy Chardy on Friday. The Spaniard has reached at least the fourth round for 15 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, dating back to Wimbledon in 2010. He was...
  • Serena into fourth round after win over Hantuchova at Melbourne 17-01-2014 09:56 AM

    Melbourne: Serena Williams powered past Daniela Hantuchova 6-3 6-3 at the Australian Open on Friday to advance to the fourth round. The world number one had lost their only other encounter at Melbourne Park, in the third round in 2006 when the Slovakian beat her in straight sets, but she...
  • Tsonga breezes into third round at Australian Open 16-01-2014 10:01 AM

    Melbourne: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga started his match under the blazing sun and finished it with a roof over the court in beating Thomaz Bellucci 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday on a chaotic day of searing temperatures at the Australian Open. The tournament's Extreme Heat Policy was put into effect during...
  • Heat stops play at Australian Open on Day 4 16-01-2014 09:20 AM

    Melbourne: Play at the Australian Open was called to a halt on day four of the championships on Thursday with temperatures at Melbourne Park hitting 41 degrees Celsius (106 Fahrenheit) and still rising. Organisers, who have been slammed for forcing players to play on in searing temperatures on Tuesday and...
  • Roger Federer has no plans to wow Edberg, just to win 14-01-2014 12:11 PM

    Melbourne: Glancing up at the legends of tennis can make 17-times grand slam champion Roger Federer push too hard for the "wow" factor, so new coach Stefan Edberg can expect a cold shoulder from the cool Swiss when watching from the stands. Federer has hired Edberg, twice a winner at...
  • Serena Williams eyes sixth coronation at Melbourne Park 10-01-2014 07:06 PM

    Melbourne: If players, pundits and bookmakers are to be believed, Serena Williams has already sewn up her sixth Australian Open title and the other 127 women in the draw may as well pick up their racquets and head home. Riding a 22-match winning streak, the American juggernaut arrives in Melbourne...
  • Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury 09-01-2014 08:51 AM

    Melbourne: Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, seeded 13th in the men's draw, has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a shoulder injury, organisers said on Thursday. "Disappointed to confirm that Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the #ausopen due to an ongoing shoulder injury. We wish him a fast recovery!" a...