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#australian open

# australian-open - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser

The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.

# australian-open - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth

Another grand slam title would move the US star level with Margaret Court’s record.

# australian-open - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Was Serena Williams 8 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open?

The US tennis star posted a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”.

# australian-open - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win

The Swiss star beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (9/11), 7-6 (7/5) in a thriller on Friday.

# australian-open - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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A slight hint at retirement and utmost praise for Nadal: Federer's classy acceptance speech

‘I would have been happy to lose too to be honest.’

Brilliant Federer overcomes Nadal to claim 18th Grand Slam

The Australian Open final was a thrilling five-set encounter.

# australian-open - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final

Serena clinches 23rd Grand Slam singles title in straight-sets win.

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

# australian-open - Friday 27 January, 2017

Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal

Nadal overcomes stunning effort from Grigor Dimitrov to book another Grand Slam showdown with his greatest rival.

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

# australian-open - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Ageless, peerless Federer edges Wawrinka in Australian Open thriller

The 35-year old has a chance to win his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday.

Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009

“It’s the biggest dream come true for us,” says Serena.

# australian-open - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years

The Spaniard hasn’t been this far in a major tournament since he won the French Open in 2014.

Serena joins Venus in Australian Open semi-finals after easing past Konta

The American will now face former teenage prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

# australian-open - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Federer on course for 18th Grand Slam, becomes oldest semi-finalist in nearly 40 years

In the women’s draw, Williams’ age-defying campaign reached new heights as she beat Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

# australian-open - Monday 23 January, 2017

Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open

The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.

# australian-open - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out

Coco Vandeweghe is through to the quarter-finals.

Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic

Federer is playing his first competitive event since Wimbledon 2016.

Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit

A five-time runner-up in Melbourne, top seed Andy Murray surprisingly lost in four sets to world number 50 Mischa Zverev.

# australian-open - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets

The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.

ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus

Doug Adler was removed from ESPN’s Australian Open coverage after controversial comments about Venus Williams.

# australian-open - Friday 20 January, 2017

Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt

The world number 51 is set to pocket €155,000 after today’s superb win over Bernard Tomic.

Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey

He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.

# australian-open - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy'

“That’s a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?”

# australian-open - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Kyrgios booed off court following controversial early exit at Australian Open

The 14th seed looked in command with a two-set lead before a familiar meltdown in the third set.

# australian-open - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?

The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.

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New balls please! Tennis player takes brutal smash to the groin

We feel for you Martin Klizan.

Healthy Nadal looks to use Australian Open to scale rankings after injury hell

The Spaniard made light work of Florian Mayer in the Australian Open first round.

# australian-open - Monday 16 January, 2017

Murray, Williams survive Melbourne heat but Halep becomes first Australian Open casualty

The first Grand Slam of the year got underway last night.

# australian-open - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

# australian-open - Friday 13 January, 2017

Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

The Dubliner took another major step forward today.

# australian-open - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

# australian-open - Thursday 5 January, 2017

The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open

The Irish teenager flies to Melbourne on Sunday ahead of a much-anticipated Grand Slam debut.

# australian-open - Sunday 13 March, 2016

John McEnroe says it's a 'no-brainer' for players to use legal drugs

Andy Murray had suggested that taking any drug for performance-enhancing reasons – whether legal or not – is wrong.

# australian-open - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Capriati calls for Sharapova to be stripped of titles after drug test fail

The Russian tennis star has been blasted by Jennifer Capriati.

Nike suspends relationship with Sharapova after failed drugs test revelation

Maria Sharapova stunned the sporting world after failing a drugs test in Melbourne earlier this year.

# australian-open - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Angelique Kerber's Australian Open trophy has finally shown up... in the post

Postman Pat wouldn’t stand for this.

# australian-open - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The Joy of Six! Novak Djokovic is the Australian Open champion once again

World number one beats Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win first grand slam title at Australian Open

The German played the match of her life in a thrilling final.

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