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Djokovic eases to second round as men's seeds start well

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 4:13pm

World number one Novak Djokovic makes a winning start to his Australian Open title defence, beating Hyeon Chung in straight sets to advance to the second round.

Lleyton Hewitt: Five of the best

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 3:20pm

Aside from his victories in majors and Davis Cup successes, Lleyton Hewitt's career has been punctuated by a number of other highlights and infamous moments that defined the Australian as a ferocious competitor.

Williams off and running at Australian Open

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 2:12pm

World number one Serena Williams survives a tough early test to safely advance to the second round of the Australian Open, but Caroline Wozniacki bows out.

The sad truth about this match-fixing scandal

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 1:06pm

As irritating as I find multinational gambling corporations, this tennis match-fixing scandal has shown that they're much better than the unregulated alternative.

Gritty Gavrilova overcomes Hradecka in Australian Open first round

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 12:52pm

In-form Daria Gavrilova shows her fighting qualities to overcome Czech veteran Lucie Hradecka in her opening Australian Open match.

ATP 'absolutely rejects' claims match-fixing evidence suppressed

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 10:48am

The president of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) says the governing body "absolutely rejects" that evidence of match-fixing in the sport has been suppressed or overlooked.

Match-fixing in tennis at 'incredibly small level'

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 10:48am

The ATP president acknowledges the presence of match-fixing in tennis, but says the level of activity is "incredibly small".

Players set to sweat on hot first day of Australian Open

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 9:19am

The Australian Open begins today, with top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams out to defend their titles in mid-thirty degree temperatures at Melbourne Park.

Match-fixing allegations rock tennis on first day of Australian Open, as it happened

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 9:15am

Reports of match-fixing rocked the tennis world on the opening day of the Australian Open. Look back at how the day unfolded in our live blog.

Live: World reacts to tennis match-fixing reports

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 9:15am

Follow our live blog as the tennis world reacts after a media investigation reportedly finds evidence of match-fixing by a core group of 16 professional players.

Tennis probe uncovers evidence of match-fixing: reports

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 8:04am

Tennis authorities have taken no action despite repeated warnings that a core group of players are suspected of match-fixing, an investigation reveals, with documents about a notorious 2007 match between Nikolay Davydenko (right) and Martin Vassallo Arguello among the files leaked.

Tomic defends controversial Sydney pull-out

Sun, 17/01/2016 - 9:50pm

Bernard Tomic says his controversial pull-out from the Sydney International, insisting he was sick and was not just saving himself for the Australian Open.

Troicki claims back-to-back Sydney titles

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 9:33pm

Viktor Troicki defends his Sydney International title, edging Grigor Dimitrov after a marathon third-set tie-break.

Hewitt out to cause some Open damage

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 7:11pm

Retiring champion Lleyton Hewitt firmly believes he can make a deep run on his Australian Open farewell at Melbourne Park.

Li Na tips Tomic for major glory

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 3:42pm

Former Australian Open champion Li Na says local hope Bernard Tomic can one day win a tennis major.

Cornet beats Bouchard to win Hobart International

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 3:22pm

World number 42 Alize Cornet wins the Hobart International with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Eugenie Bouchard.

Tennis must protect clean image, Federer says

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 2:11pm

In the wake of doping revelations in Australia and internationally, four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer says tennis must work to maintain its good record.

Sick Sock hands Bautista Agut Auckland tennis title

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 1:01pm

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut wins the Auckland Classic after illness forces American Jack Sock to retire in the second set of their final.

'Women's tennis is a little bit boring', Margaret Court says

Sat, 16/01/2016 - 9:12am

The most prolific winner in tennis history, Australian Margaret Court, says the women's game has gone away from the "artistry" that made it entertaining.

Kuznetsova beats Puig to win maiden Sydney International title

Fri, 15/01/2016 - 7:42pm

Svetlana Kuznetsova wins her maiden Sydney International title, easily accounting for qualifier Monica Puig in straight sets.