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# australian-open - Monday 29 January, 2018

Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally

After winning his 20th grand slam title, the Australian Open champion says four more is too big an ask.

# australian-open - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title Teary-eyed This post contains videos

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title

After winning a five-set epic against Marin Cilic to break new ground in men’s tennis, Roger Federer’s emotions spilled over in Melbourne.

Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Federer secured his 20th Grand Slam on Sunday after beating Croaita’s Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final.

# australian-open - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title Ace

Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title

The Dane overcame Simona Halep in a three-set epic.

# australian-open - Friday 26 January, 2018

Bittersweet victory sends Roger Federer into his 30th grand slam final

The Swiss star will now face Marin Cilic in Sunday’s decider at the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Thursday 25 January, 2018

First-time grand slam champ to be crowned after Halep survives a classic

Simona Halep felt her strength of character shone through in a memorable clash with Angelique Kerber.

Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final

Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov in his maiden grand slam quarter-final, but Marin Cilic was a cut above.

Wozniacki banishes Australian Open demons to reach final and stay on track for maiden grand slam

The former world number one survived a mini collapse in the second set to see off Elise Mertens.

# australian-open - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Serena Williams demands apology from Tennys Sandgren following social media activity

A range of social-media posts dug up during Tennys Sandgren’s Australian Open run has put the American star in the heart of controversy.

Kerber and Halep dominant as Chung dreams on

There’s been plenty of action in Melbourne already this morning.

Sandgren launches attack on the media after his Australian Open run ends

Tennys Sandgren lashed out the “dehumanising” media after his quarter-final loss.

# australian-open - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

British number 2 Edmund shocks Dimitrov to make Australian Open semis

The Yorkshire-based 23-year-old broke Dimitrov’s serve five times and hit 46 winners.

# australian-open - Monday 22 January, 2018

Chung dumps wounded Djokovic out of Australian Open

The 21-year old secured a straight sets win.

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

# australian-open - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne

The world number one was below his best in a fourth-round clash.

# australian-open - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

# australian-open - Friday 19 January, 2018

Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god'

Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her adventure ended at the hands of Elina Svitolina.

# australian-open - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

# australian-open - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk

World number one Rafael Nadal kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed on the prospect of boycotting the 2019 Australian Open.

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback Ace

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback

The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win

Actor Will Ferrell posed the questions in the wake of his victory this morning.

# australian-open - Monday 15 January, 2018

Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round

Last year’s semi-finalist CoCo Vandeweghe also made an early exit.

# australian-open - Friday 12 January, 2018

King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar

‘It’s really important, if you’re going to have your name on anything, that you’re hospitable, inclusive, you’re opening arms to everyone that comes to a public facility.’

# australian-open - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open

The first Grand Slam of the year starts next Monday at Melbourne Park.

# australian-open - Friday 5 January, 2018

'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open

The defending champion says she was ‘super close’ to making it.

# australian-open - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018

Still struggling with a hip injury, the five-time runner-up has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl

The American competed in her first tennis game since giving birth four months ago.

# australian-open - Friday 29 December, 2017

Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback

Djokovic has been forced to pull out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with elbow pain ahead of the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open

Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.

# 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

A slight hint at retirement and utmost praise for Nadal: Federer's classy acceptance speech Class This post contains videos

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

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final 23 This post contains videos

'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.

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