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# australian-open - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
# King Of Melbourne Park
# King Of Melbourne Park

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title

Feb 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 14,602 Views 12 Comments

Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.

# australian-open - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title
# Queen Of Melbourne
# Queen Of Melbourne

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title

Feb 20th 2021, 10:21 AM 29,120 Views 11 Comments

The 23-year-old has become the first woman since Monica Seles to win her first four Grand Slam finals.

# australian-open - Friday 19 February, 2021

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic
# Fourth Seed
# Fourth Seed

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic

Feb 19th 2021, 11:21 AM 3,032 Views 4 Comments

The Russian beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets this morning.

# australian-open - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,113 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat
# Emotional
# Emotional

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

Feb 18th 2021, 8:18 AM 58,583 Views 32 Comments

The veteran American’s quest to reach a ninth Australian Open final and match Court’s 24 major singles titles ended in a 6-3, 6-4 semi-final mauling.

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka
# Success
# Success

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka

Feb 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 6,277 Views 0 Comments

The American star edged Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in a tense semi.

# australian-open - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,327 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova

Feb 17th 2021, 7:48 AM 3,384 Views 1 Comment

Muchova clinches a place in grand slam semi-finals for the first time, where she will face USA’s Jennifer Brady.

# australian-open - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals
# Abdominal Injury
# Abdominal Injury

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,933 Views 5 Comments

The world number one came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and set up a clash with qualifier Aslan Karatsev.

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka

Feb 16th 2021, 10:01 AM 3,503 Views 0 Comments

Williams moves one step closer to a 24th grand slam title with a 6-3 6-3 victory.

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
# Surprise Package
# Surprise Package

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis

Feb 16th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,814 Views 0 Comments

On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.

# australian-open - Monday 15 February, 2021

Nadal closes in on Slams record with emphatic win
# On Course
# On Course

Nadal closes in on Slams record with emphatic win

Feb 15th 2021, 7:58 AM 6,428 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard is targeting a record 21st men’s Grand Slam singles crown.

# australian-open - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Novak Djokovic understands risk of exacerbating injury at Australian Open
# Gamble
# Gamble

Novak Djokovic understands risk of exacerbating injury at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 4:11 PM 2,804 Views 1 Comment

The world number one defied an abdominal injury to beat Milos Raonic.

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
# Shock
# Shock

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,114 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

# australian-open - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out
# Madvedev
# Madvedev

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 5,133 Views 4 Comments

Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had a much easier time of it against Swede Mikael Ymer, winning 6-4 6-1 6-1.

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open
# Tough To Stomach
# Tough To Stomach

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open

Feb 13th 2021, 9:54 AM 3,260 Views 4 Comments

The injury came during a bizarre third-round encounter which was suspended to clear fans before the state-wide lockdown began at midnight.

# australian-open - Friday 12 February, 2021

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,815 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova
# Wizard Of Oz
# Wizard Of Oz

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova

Feb 12th 2021, 10:23 AM 2,293 Views 0 Comments

There was also a stunning win for lion-hearted Aslan Karatsev against Diego Schwartzman.

Australian Open goes behind closed doors as lockdown for Melbourne announced
# No Fans
# No Fans

Australian Open goes behind closed doors as lockdown for Melbourne announced

Feb 12th 2021, 9:10 AM 3,000 Views 1 Comment

The tournament will continue, but without spectators.

# australian-open - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 5,281 Views 1 Comment

Elina Svitolina’s experience came to the fore against Coco Gauff.

Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open
# Row
# Row

Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open

Feb 11th 2021, 12:54 PM 7,710 Views 1 Comment

Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso had to be separated by an official.

Kenin 'couldn't handle the pressure' as title defence ends in tears
# Upset
# Upset

Kenin 'couldn't handle the pressure' as title defence ends in tears

Feb 11th 2021, 7:55 AM 3,164 Views 0 Comments

The American lost 6-3 6-2 to world number 65 Kaia Kanepi.

# australian-open - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open
# Battle
# Battle

Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open

Feb 10th 2021, 8:35 AM 1,536 Views 0 Comments

Former champion Stan Wawrinka missed three match points in a dramatic five-set loss to Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out

Feb 10th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,958 Views 1 Comment

Williams has only lost five games in her first two matches at Melbourne Park.

# australian-open - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum

Feb 9th 2021, 5:57 PM 8,840 Views 2 Comments

The world number 11 had dropped the fourth set of a five-set epic against Italian teenager Jannik Sinner.

History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'
# Rafa
# Rafa

History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'

Feb 9th 2021, 7:56 AM 3,884 Views 1 Comment

Women’s champion Sofia Kenin also went through, but two-time winner Victoria Azarenka lost after breathing problems.

# australian-open - Monday 8 February, 2021

Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through

Feb 8th 2021, 12:40 PM 4,270 Views 0 Comments

Top women’s seed Ashleigh Barty, defending champion Sofia Kenin and 20-time men’s singles Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal all begin their challenge on Tuesday.

Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case
# Angry
# Angry

Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case

Feb 8th 2021, 10:02 AM 7,056 Views 1 Comment

The three-time Grand Slam winner was unable to travel to Australia after recording a positive test over the Christmas period.

# australian-open - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation

Feb 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,374 Views 0 Comments

Craig Tiley says the Australian Open will start as scheduled on Monday, and there are no plans to cancel.

# australian-open - Friday 22 January, 2021

Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe
# Apology
# Apology

Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:04 PM 12,621 Views 1 Comment

World number 67 Paula Badosa said she understood ‘the sad situation’.

# australian-open - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
# Shaken Vak
# Shaken Vak

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'

Jan 20th 2021, 4:16 PM 5,632 Views 4 Comments

Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

Jan 20th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,330 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

# australian-open - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,849 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

# australian-open - Monday 18 January, 2021

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
# No Sympathy
# No Sympathy

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

Jan 18th 2021, 2:01 PM 33,997 Views 27 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

# australian-open - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,898 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

# australian-open - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
# Tennis
# Tennis

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Jan 14th 2021, 11:15 AM 2,161 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

# australian-open - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

# australian-open - Monday 28 December, 2020

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
# Goat
# Goat

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,936 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

# australian-open - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Andy Murray handed wild card at Australian Open
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Andy Murray handed wild card at Australian Open

Dec 27th 2020, 5:21 PM 2,866 Views 1 Comment

The Scot played just seven tour-level matches this year.

# australian-open - Thursday 7 May, 2020

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede

May 7th 2020, 11:56 AM 14,291 Views 7 Comments

‘We’re hoping for the best but planning for everything.’

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