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#Grand SLams

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - Monday 14 January, 2019

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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Australian Open dismisses claims of 'disturbing' Federer conflicts of interest

Director Craig Tiley responded to comments from former French Open doubles champ Julien Benneteau.

# grand-slams - Friday 28 September, 2018

Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman

Phillip Brook believes US Open finalist Serena Williams was under pressure in New York, while umpire Carlos Ramos was doing his job.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

ATP suspends umpire over Kyrgios mid-match 'pep talk' at US Open

The ATP said Mohamed Lahyani’s mid-match chat with the Australian was “well-intended”, but has still suspended him.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer

The saga continues to rumble on and the Swiss star has had his say.

# grand-slams - Friday 14 September, 2018

Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos

# grand-slams - Monday 10 September, 2018

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis

The Serbian was left puzzled by a statement released by the WTA.

# grand-slams - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Djokovic dominates Nishikori in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro

Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display against Kei Nishikori to set up a final with Juan Martin del Potro.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final

Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Australian Millman in 'disbelief' after sensational win over his 'hero' Federer

John Millman was left surprised by his incredible upset win over Roger Federer at the US Open.

# grand-slams - Friday 31 August, 2018

No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk Pep Talk This post contains videos

No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk

A review found Mohamed Lahyani went “beyond protocol”, but the umpire won’t be disciplined.

# grand-slams - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.'

Andy Murray was unhappy with US Open officials, but Fernando Verdasco denied breaking the rules.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

It was a total joke – Federer plays down retirement talk after impressive display

Novak Djokovic battled through as well, meanwhile.

Wozniacki and Ostapenko stop the rot in stifling New York heat

The duo headed into the final major of the year on losing streaks, but made it into round two.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Nadal through as Ferrer retires in final grand slam match

Serena Williams is up and running too meanwhile.

# grand-slams - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Federer bemoans missed chances as Wimbledon defence ends in disappointment

Roger Federer lost out to Kevin Anderson in a five-set thriller at the quarter-final stage.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# grand-slams - Friday 29 June, 2018

Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon

‘If I feel like I do today in a couple of days, I’ll be playing.’

# grand-slams - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# grand-slams - Friday 8 June, 2018

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# grand-slams - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'

The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.

# grand-slams - Friday 4 May, 2018

The top points scorer in French Test history calls time on rugby career

Frederic Michalak is preparing to retire at the age of 35.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

# grand-slams - 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.

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