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#australian open

# australian-open - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over

The former world number one is working his was back from hip surgery and has been confirmed for the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'If anybody can do it he can because he will put his heart and soul into it like he does with everything'

Andy Murray had announced before the Australian Open that he planned to retire after Wimbledon.

# australian-open - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Djokovic dismantles Nadal to win seventh Australian Open title

Top seed Novak Djokovic eased to a straight-sets victory over Rafael Nadal in a one-sided final at the Australian Open.

'I'm used to it now' – Australian Open champ Osaka becoming slam specialist

The 21-year-old compared her slam victories following Saturday’s success in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open and become new world number one Ace

Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open and become new world number one

The win means Osaka reaches the No 1 ranking spot.

# australian-open - Friday 25 January, 2019

Djokovic loses just four games en route to setting up mouth-watering Nadal final

The world number one continued his quest for a record seventh title as he overcame Lucas Pouille.

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Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar

Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.

# australian-open - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Ruthless Nadal routs Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

The Spaniard will face either Novak Djokovic or Lucas Pouile in the Melbourne Park decider.

Kvitova makes first Grand Slam final since knife attack

Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.

# australian-open - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Epics take their toll as Nishikori injury puts Djokovic one step closer to Australian Open record

Meanwhile, Lucas Pouille set up a semi-final meeting with the world number 1 and hailed the influence of his coach Amelie Mauresmo.

Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis

The Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the final four.

# australian-open - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Relentless Rafa Nadal crushes giantkiller Tiafoe to set up Tsitsipas semi-final

The Spaniard is aiming to become the third man in history to win each of the Grand Slams twice.

Tearful Kvitova downs Barty to make Australian Open semis

It was Kvitova’s best Grand Slam performance since being injured in a terrifying knife attack.

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Federer conqueror books place in 'fairytale' Slam semi-final

Greece’s rising star beat Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets.

# australian-open - Monday 21 January, 2019

World number one felt like she was 'hit by a train' during Serena Williams defeat

Simona Halep is taking the positives as she bows out of the Australian Open while Williams advances to the quarter-finals.

Busta apologises for angrily storming off as Nishikori advances to last eight in Australia

The Spaniard was booed off after a mammoth, five-hour match.

Djokovic survives scare to advance to Australian Open quarter-finals

The Serb triumphed in an exhausting match against Daniil Medvedev.

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters

Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.

'It made me feel better': Zverev loses his cool in Raonic defeat New Racket Please This post contains videos

'It made me feel better': Zverev loses his cool in Raonic defeat

The German smashed his racket to pieces during his fourth-round defeat at the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit Tension This post contains videos

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals

American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.

# australian-open - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action

He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere Australian Open This post contains videos

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere

Osaka and Svitolina were put through their paces.

# australian-open - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tomic brands Hewitt a 'liar' as feud continues

Lleyton Hewitt accused Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family, but the 26-year-old says the former world number one is lying.

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on

In their first meeting since 2015, Sharapova overpowered the Dane.

# australian-open - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Record late show as Muguruza secures 3am win over Konta

Some fans succumbed to sleep during the three-set battle.

Ukrainian star Svitolina stumped by relationship question on court after Australian Open win Awkward This post contains videos

Ukrainian star Svitolina stumped by relationship question on court after Australian Open win

‘We are here for tennis, so that’s why it was a bit strange. I didn’t really expect to be asked that.’

Raonic survives four-hour marathon with Wawrinka as Osaka powers into third round

Milos Raonic had to dig deep in a four-set victory over 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka at Melbourne Park.

# australian-open - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki

The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.

Federer and Wozniacki stay on track as other top players crash out

South African fifth seed Kevin Anderson was defeated by young American Frances Tiafoe.

# australian-open - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career

Serena Williams, who is seeking an eighth Australian Open title, revelled in her 6-0 6-2 demolition of Tatjana Maria in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Monday 14 January, 2019

Murray's fightback falls short in possible farewell match at Australian Open

The 31-year-old battled valiantly but suffered an emotional defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut in Melbourne.

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart

Maria Sharapova was in a ruthless mood following her demolition of Harriet Dart in round one of the Australian Open.

Nadal happy with new serve after comfortable win

The Spanish ace looked good in beating a local wildcard.

# australian-open - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'It hurts me as his long-time friend, colleague, rival': Djokovic sympathises with 'legend' Murray

As Andy Murray prepares for his last Australian Open, Novak Djokovic has sympathy for his friend given his own struggles with injury.

# australian-open - Friday 11 January, 2019

Emotional Murray reveals Australian Open could be his last tournament Injury Problems This post contains videos

Emotional Murray reveals Australian Open could be his last tournament

Murray has been plagued by a hip injury over the last two years and broke down in tears during a news conference in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Monday 7 January, 2019

Tearful Federer pays tribute to former coach Peter Carter, who died tragically in 2002 Never Forgotten This post contains videos

Tearful Federer pays tribute to former coach Peter Carter, who died tragically in 2002

Federer’s former trainer, Peter Carter, died in a car crash the year before the Swiss won his first grand slam.

# australian-open - Friday 4 January, 2019

'What happened? I lost the match. That's it': Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open 10 days before the year's first Grand Slam

Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut came from a set down to beat the world number one in the semi-final.

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