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Serbian star seals spot in last 16

19th January 2019, 11:45

Novak Djokovic has booked his place in the last 16 of the Australian Open courtesy of a victory over Denis Shapovalov.


Halep excited by Williams challenge

19th January 2019, 11:31

Simon Halep claimed victory over Venus Williams to set up a last-16 clash with the American's sister Serena at the Australian Open.


Wozniacki suffers Sharapova setback

18th January 2019, 08:57

Maria Sharapova has revealed her delight after securing a 6-4 4-6 6-3 victory over current Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki.


Federer too much for Fitz

18th January 2019, 07:30

Roger Federer produced a serving masterclass as he quickly dispatched Taylor Fritz to reach the Australian Open fourth round.


Konta highlights scheduling dangers

17th January 2019, 18:56

Johanna Konta believes there needs to be a rethink at the Australian Open after her defeat to Garbine Muguruza came at 3:12 local time.


Djokovic ready for "pumped" Shapovalov

17th January 2019, 18:31

Novak Djokovic is ready for the aggression that Denis Shapovalov will bring to their Australian Open third-round clash.


Halep admits Kenin struggle

17th January 2019, 11:09

World number one Simona Halep struggled past Sofia Kenin in the Australian Open second round, saying she has "no idea" how she won.


Federer too good for battling Evans

16th January 2019, 08:38

Dan Evans put Roger Federer's title credentials to the test but ultimately came up short in the second round of the Australian Open.


Djokovic sees of Krueger

16th January 2019, 00:58

Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over American Mitchell Krueger.


Konta digs deep to secure Aussie progression

15th January 2019, 15:24

Johanna Konta confessed she had to dig deep to beat home favourite Ajla Tomljanovic in round one of the Australian Open.


Williams makes light work of Maria

15th January 2019, 04:51

Serena Williams managed a comfortable win over Tatjana Maria to move into the second round of the Australian Open.


Tomic takes aim at Hewitt after Melbourne exit

14th January 2019, 19:47

Bernard Tomic launched an attack on Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt after crashing out of the Australian Open.


Boulter rises above tie-break lapse

14th January 2019, 19:44

Britain's Katie Boulter forgot the rules but managed to beat Ekaterina Makarova in the Australian Open first round.


Murray's op hint in Melbourne loss aftermath

14th January 2019, 14:49

Andy Murray has hinted he'd need surgery to play another Australian Open after an emotional first-round loss to Roberto Bautista Agut.


Nadal starts with a win

14th January 2019, 04:43

Rafael Nadal cruised through to the second round of the Australian Open showing no signs of struggling through injury.


Edmund prepared for Berdych clash

13th January 2019, 16:58

Kyle Edmund claims he is fit and raring to go from a knee injury ahead of his Australian Open first-round tie against Tomas Berdych.


Federer - I will miss Murray

13th January 2019, 11:15

Roger Federer insists he has been hit hard by Andy Murray's plans to retire this year due to his ongoing hip injury.


Nadal optimistic over new service action

12th January 2019, 12:16

Rafael Nadal says he is confident his new service action will hold up as he prepares for the Australian Open.


All good for Angelique

12th January 2019, 10:31

Angelique Kerber admits she is feeling extremely good about her game heading into the Australian Open.


Hart and Evans add to British hopefuls in Melbourne

11th January 2019, 11:58

Great Britain will have eight players in the Australian Open singles after Dan Evans and Harriet Dart both came through qualifying.


Murray career set to be cut short

11th January 2019, 07:40

Andy Murray claims the Australian Open could be his last tournament as he will soon be forced to retire due to his ongoing hip injury.


Konta set for Tomljanovic rematch in Melbourne

10th January 2019, 09:17

Johanna Konta has been placed in the tougher half of the draw for the Australian Open and will face Ajla Tomljanovic in round one.


Murray handed testing Bautista Agut encounter

10th January 2019, 09:14

Andy Murray has been handed a tricky first round clash against the in-form Roberto Bautista Agut for the Australian Open.


Halep takes positives from defeat

10th January 2019, 01:04

Simona Halep remained cool and calm after her first match in more than three months ended in defeat at the Sydney International.


Halep win gives Barty belief

9th January 2019, 18:35

Ashleigh Barty says self belief was key to her win over world number one Simona Halep at the Sydney International.


Kyrgios desperate to impress on home soil

9th January 2019, 18:10

Nick Kyrgios hopes to go deep in the Australian Open and says he is not worried about being unseeded for the Grand Slam.


Murray to test himself against Djokovic

9th January 2019, 16:31

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have agreed to play a practice match on Thursday as they step up preparations for the Australian Open.


Halep rules out new coach for now

9th January 2019, 00:32

Simona Halep has revealed she does not plan on appointing a new coach for the first part of the season and will go it alone for now.


Barty keen to shine in Australia

8th January 2019, 16:03

Ashleigh Barty believes she is ready to go far in the Australian Open after making the last 16 of the Sydney International.


Briton Dart wins in Oz Open qualifying

8th January 2019, 15:46

Harriet Dart flew the British flag in Australian Open qualifying on Tuesday, winning her first-round encounter.


Zverev battling to be fit for Grand Slam

7th January 2019, 19:44

Alexander Zverev could be forced to miss next week's Australian Open after suffering a hamstring injury.


No issues with Kyrgios and Tomic

7th January 2019, 19:14

Nick Kyrgios insists he has no issues with fellow Australian Bernard Tomic and is looking forward to Wednesday's first encounter.


Fitness boost for Nadal

7th January 2019, 16:13

Rafael Nadal has issued a positive fitness update ahead of the Australian Open after returning to action Down Under.


Nadal ready to challenge for Australian Open

6th January 2019, 16:28

Rafael Nadal played down any injury fears ahead of the Australian Open and hopes to challenge for the title.


Nishikori makes strong start to 2019

6th January 2019, 14:02

Kei Nishikori proved too strong for Daniil Medvedev to end a 31-month title drought by winning the Brisbane International on Sunday.


Konta in Aussie Open fitness battle

6th January 2019, 11:45

Johanna Konta is a doubt for the Australian Open later this month after retiring from a recent match Down Under.


Federer expects Djokovic to go all the way

5th January 2019, 20:08

Defending champion Roger Federer claims world No 1 Novak Djokovic is the man to beat at the Australian Open rather than himself.


Konta progresses in Sydney qualifying

5th January 2019, 12:57

Johanna Konta needs to win one more match to qualify for the Sydney International main draw after beating Miriam Kolodziejova.


Osaka concerned by negative attitude

5th January 2019, 11:48

Naomi Osaka admitted her attitude was the problem as she lost out to Lesia Tsurenko in the Brisbane International semi-finals.


Germany take on Switzerland for Hopman Cup glory

4th January 2019, 17:49

Germany will take on Switzerland in the Hopman Cup final after Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev beat Australia.


Pospisil confirms Australian Open absence

4th January 2019, 16:47

World number 70 Vasek Pospisil has confirmed he won't feature at the Australian Open due to a back injury.


Andreescu beats Venus to reach Auckland semis

4th January 2019, 14:09

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu says she "did the impossible" after beating Venus Williams a day after her win over Caroline Wozniacki.


Edmund in Aussie Open fitness battle

3rd January 2019, 16:23

Kyle Edmund has been forced to withdraw from next week's Sydney International due to injury and is now a doubt for the Australian Open.


Great Britain end Hopman Cup campaign on winning note

3rd January 2019, 11:49

Great Britain ended their Hopman Cup campaign with an impressive 2-1 victory over the United States in Perth on Thursday.


Nadal withdraws from Australian warm-up

2nd January 2019, 17:40

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International as he looks to be fully fit for the Australian Open.


Medvedev delivers reality check to Murray

2nd January 2019, 11:46

Andy Murray's comeback at the Brisbane International has been ended early after a 7-5 6-2 second round loss to Daniil Medvedev.


Federer edges out Williams down under

2nd January 2019, 00:38

Roger Federer came out on top against Serena Williams as the two tennis legends met for the first time at the Hopman Cup in Perth.


Konta hopes winning start can set tone

1st January 2019, 18:04

Johanna Konta hopes she has set the tone for the year after opening with a victory over Sloane Stephens at the Brisbane International.


Murray uncertain when career will end

1st January 2019, 11:53

Andy Murray says he is unsure how many more years he can compete with the very best players in tennis.


Federer and Williams ready for unique showdown

31st December 2018, 19:42

Tennis legends Roger Federer and Serena Williams will face each other for the first time when they clash in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday.