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'These guys are heroes to me': Novak Djokovic inspired by wheelchair tennis players

41 min 28 sec ago

Novak Djokovic is a hero to many but the world number one himself looks up to wheelchair tennis players such as Australia's Dylan Alcott.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka 'whitewashed' by cartoonists for second time

6 hours 10 min ago

Japanese noodle company Nissin apologises for "whitewashing" Australian Open semi-finalist Naomi Osaka in a cartoon advertisement, as the half-Haitian, half-Japanese tennis star unwittingly becomes embroiled in another racism controversy.

Leg injury forces Nishikori out of Australian Open against Djokovic

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 8:14pm

Number one seed Novak Djokovic gets a boost as he seeks a record seventh Australian Open title after an injured Kei Nishikori is forced to retire in the second set of their quarter-final.

Serena Williams says she didn't choke in stunning Australian Open upset

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 5:55pm

Serena Williams offers no excuses for her failure to close out her Australian Open quarter-final against Karolina Pliskova, instead choosing to praise the performance of her Czech opponent.

Williams loses three-set thriller after having match point at 5-1

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 2:25pm

After squandering four match points, losing six straight games and rolling her ankle, Serena Williams makes a shock departure from the Australian Open quarter-finals in a three-set loss to Karolina Pliskova.

Barty-beater Kvitova in four-way battle to become new number one

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 8:45am

Ash Barty celebrates her Australian Open run rather than moping after her quarter-final loss, while her conquerer Petra Kvitova enters a four-way shoot-out for the number one ranking.

Old guard versus next gen in Aus Open semi with Nadal to take on Tsitsipas

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 6:24am

Rafael Nadal reaches the semi-finals of the Australian Open and standing in his way of making the tournament decider is Roger Federer's conqueror, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

'Hungry' Barty driven to achieve success at majors after Australian Open showing

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 5:03am

After her Australian Open campaign came to end in the quarter-finals, Ashleigh Barty is even more determined to achieve success at the majors in the future.

Kvitova sheds 'happy tears' as she reflects on her remarkable comeback

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 5:01am

After breaking down in tears following her Australian Open quarter-final win, Petra Kvitova describes her joy as she continues her "second career" in the wake of a horrific home invasion just over two years ago.

Kvitova breaks down in tears after Australian Open quarter-final win over Barty

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 5:47pm

Petra Kvitova breaks down in tears following her win over Ashleigh Barty in the Australian Open quarter-finals, as she reflects on her comeback to tennis following a horrific home invasion in late 2016.

Live: Ash Barty loses first set to Petra Kvitova in Australian Open quarter-final

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 5:47pm

Petra Kvitova races through the first set 6-1 against Ashleigh Barty in their Australian Open quarter-final. Follow the action in our live blog.

Tsitsipas backs up Federer upset with gritty win over Bautista Agut at Australian Open

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 3:42pm

Playing less than 48 hours after his stunning victory over Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas continues his winning run at the Australian Open, although it was never easy against the plucky Roberto Bautista Agut.

Carreno Busta booed out of arena after contentious ruling prompts on-court meltdown

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 8:25am

Footage shows the Spaniard slamming his bag down and screaming at the umpire before storming out of the arena after a contentious point ruling brought an end to five hours and five sets of tennis and clinched eighth seed Kei Nishikori's spot in the quarter-finals.

Williams beats world number one Halep in see-sawing battle on centre court

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 8:09pm

Serena Williams once again proves her credentials as one of the best on the planet, beating current world number one Simona Halep, while Novak Djokovic overcomes Daniil Medvedev to reach the quarter-finals.

Zverev smashes racquet but bows out to Raonic with barely a whimper

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 3:49pm

Alexander Zverev puts in an uncharacteristically mistake-ridden performance in a 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) Australian Open loss, serving up 10 double faults to give Milos Raonic a huge leg-up.

Tsitsipas's Australian Open win over 'idol' Federer 14 years in the making

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 6:04am

He began studying the game of Roger Federer as a six-year-old and now Stefanos Tsitsipas basks in the glory of conquering his idol at the Australian Open.

Federer stunned by Greek young gun Tsitsipas at Australian Open

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 10:02pm

Roger Federer's bid for a seventh Australian Open title is crushed, as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rises up to floor the Swiss master.

Nadal says if women draw bigger crowds they should earn more prize money than men

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 9:53pm

Rafael Nadal reluctantly joins the ongoing debate about equal prize money in tennis, saying female players deserve more than their male counterparts if they generate more ticket sales.

Nadal sweeps into Australian Open quarters, next meets US young gun Tiafoe

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 6:23pm

Rafael Nadal is showing no signs of rustiness at the Australian Open, sweeping through a fourth straight-sets victory to set up a quarter-final against unseeded American Frances Tiafoe.

Barty credits cricket sojourn for stunning form after downing Sharapova

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 5:39pm

Ashleigh Barty's charge into the Australian Open quarter-finals with victory over Maria Sharapova is a remarkable achievement, especially considering there was a time when her professional tennis career appeared finished.