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# tennis - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open

The 32-year-old had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

# tennis - Saturday 1 February, 2020

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

# tennis - Friday 31 January, 2020

Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final

He becomes the first Austrian player to qualify for the final of the competition.

# tennis - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza

Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

# tennis - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller

Rafael Nadal felt the heat as Dominic Thiem beat the world number one for the first time at a Grand Slam.

# tennis - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape

The six-time champion produced a remarkable escape.

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

# tennis - Monday 27 January, 2020

Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia

The 24-time Grand Slam winner has often attracted controversy over her views on race and homosexuality.

# tennis - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

# tennis - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

# tennis - Friday 24 January, 2020

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

# tennis - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head'

The Australian hurled expletives to his players’ box during his second-round win at the Australian Open.

# tennis - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

# tennis - Monday 20 January, 2020

15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open

‘That was really difficult,’ the American teenager said after the first round clash.

# tennis - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game

The men’s tenth seed gets his Australian Open campaign underway on Tuesday.

# tennis - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw

Gauff/Williams winner could potentially face defending champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.

# tennis - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke

Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic had a coughing fit on court at Melbourne Park and was forced to retire.

# tennis - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

# tennis - Saturday 11 January, 2020

US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open

Bianca Andreescu will not have the chance to secure back-to-back grand slams, withdrawing with a knee injury.

# tennis - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst Lost The Cool This post contains videos

Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst

After hitting his father with his racket during an angry swipe, Stefanos Tsitsipas insisted it had been accidental.

Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers

Novak Djokovic suggested postponing the start of the tournament if conditions did not improve.

# tennis - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires

The Australian hopes to use his powerful serve to help those who have been affected by the fires.

# tennis - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Murray to miss Australian Open with injury

The 32-year-old suffered a pelvic problem playing for Great Britain in the Davis Cup last month

# tennis - Friday 13 December, 2019

2010 French Open winner 'back in action' following cancer diagnosis

Francesca Schiavone originally retired last year after 22 seasons in the sport.

# tennis - Friday 6 December, 2019

Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29

The Dane will hang up her racket after next month’s Australian Open.

# tennis - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day

However, the 38-year-old admitted he is relishing the freedom retirement will bring.

# tennis - Friday 22 November, 2019

Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia

Serbia had hoped to mark Janko Tipsarevic’s farewell by winning the Davis Cup, but Russia ruined those plans in Madrid on Friday.

# tennis - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Tournament debutant Tsitsipas overcomes Thiem in thriller to win ATP Finals title

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem served up a classic at the O2 Arena and it was the Greek who came out on top.

# tennis - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Near-flawless Federer outclasses Djokovic to avenge Wimbledon defeat and reach ATP semis

The Swiss 38-year-old feels he ‘played incredible’ at London’s O2 Arena.

# tennis - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win Mint Condition This post contains videos

Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win

Winning an ATP Tour title in 2019 was far beyond the expectations of an emotional Andy Murray.

# tennis - Thursday 17 October, 2019

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

# tennis - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

# tennis - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Fuming Andy Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered exchange in Shanghai

The two players confronted one another in a lengthy exchange at the 2019 Shanghai Masters.

# tennis - Friday 13 September, 2019

Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year

The 21-year-old has announced she will no longer be working with Jermaine Jenkins.

# tennis - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rafa Nadal emotional after 'crazy' US Open final win over Medvedev

The Spaniard edged it 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in an extraordinary decider on the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

# tennis - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on

Teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned the American in Saturday’s final.

# tennis - Saturday 7 September, 2019

A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open US Open This post contains videos

A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open

Andreescu beat Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-3 7-5, at Flushing Meadows.

Nadal progresses to 27th Grand Slam final with gritty straight-set victory

The second seed will meet Daniil Medvedev to battle it out for the US Open title.

# tennis - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller Stateside Affairs This post contains videos

Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller

The pair will do battle tomorrow after their respective victories.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Federer stunned by Dimitrov as he suffers US Open quarter-final defeat

The Bulgarian becomes the lowest-ranked US Open semi-finalists in 20 years.

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