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Sharapova hints at Australian Open snub for 2021

21st January 2020, 08:51

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova admits she may not return to the Australian Open in 2021 after losing to Donna Vekic.


Konta and Edmund go out in round one

21st January 2020, 07:41

Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund are both out of the Australian Open after losing their first-round matches.


Gauff wants to be the 'greatest'

20th January 2020, 19:06

Coco Gauff is targeting world domination after beating Venus Williams in round one of the Australian Open.


Barty and Djokovic survive first round scares

20th January 2020, 13:12

Ashleigh Barty and Novak Djokovic were both forced to dig deep in the first round of the Australian Open.


McDonald stunned by Evans fightback

20th January 2020, 08:43

British number one Dan Evans fought back from two sets down to defeat Mackenzie McDonald and reach the Australian Open second round.


Djokovic talks up next gen ahead of Australian Open

19th January 2020, 12:38

Novak Djokovic believes the likes of Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem are serious Australian Open contenders.


Hand injury shouldn't be an issue - Monfils

19th January 2020, 11:43

Gael Monfils doesn't feel the injury to his right hand will have that much of an effect when he begins his Australian Open campaign.


Barty triumphs in Adelaide ahead of Aussie Open

18th January 2020, 12:43

World number one Ashleigh Barty's preparations for the Australian Open have been boosted by her win at the Adelaide International.


Osaka does not believe in 'top player' tag

18th January 2020, 12:11

Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka admits she still holds doubts over her "top player" status.


McEnroe backs Novak for benchmark

17th January 2020, 19:04

John McEnroe believes Novak Djokovic will finish his career with more Grand Slam crowns than both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.


Konta skipping Fed Cup after injury spell

17th January 2020, 15:01

British number Johanna Konta will miss this year's Fed Cup in a bid to reduce the strain on her body.


Recovery taking longer than expected – Murray

17th January 2020, 08:28

Andy Murray says he won’t rush his recovery from a pelvic injury after admitting it’s taking longer than expected.


Tiley confirms Australian Open will go ahead as planned

16th January 2020, 14:50

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has announced the event will still go ahead despite ongoing health concerns.


De Minaur withdraws from home Grand Slam

16th January 2020, 07:47

Alex De Minaur has been forced to withdraw from this year's Australian Open due to an abdominal injury.


Fed Cup return for Serena

15th January 2020, 18:14

Serena Williams will return to play for the US Fed Cup team against Latvia next month, the US Tennis Association has confirmed.


Kerber suffers injury blow ahead of Aussie Open

15th January 2020, 12:44

Former champion Angelique Kerber has been dealt an injury blow ahead of the start of the Australian Open.


Gauff 'really excited' ahead of Melbourne

14th January 2020, 15:41

American youngster Coco Gauff is looking forward to the prospect of making her main draw debut at the Australian Open.


Wins for British pair Down Under

14th January 2020, 15:40

British pair Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund have both secured wins Down Under to secure progress in Adelaide and Auckland respectively.


Djokovic feels many possible Aussie Open winners

13th January 2020, 19:34

Novak Djokovic feels the amount of youngsters now pushing for glory means there are no favourites to win the Australian Open.


Kerber too powerful for Wang in Adelaide

13th January 2020, 17:16

Angelique Kerber defeated Wang Qiang in straight sets at the Adelaide International to clinch her first victory of 2020.


Federer ready for Aussie Open challenge

13th January 2020, 14:06

Roger Federer is ready to get going at the 2020 Australian Open after taking several positives from his off-season period.


Serbia victorious at ATP Cup

12th January 2020, 15:18

Novak Djokovic has helped Serbia to make history by beating Spain in the inaugural ATP Cup final.


Pliskova hoping to build on positive start

12th January 2020, 14:44

Karolina Pliskova wants to build on her Brisbane International triumph over Madison Keys at the Australian Open.


Williams wins first title since 2017

12th January 2020, 10:58

Serena Williams secured her first title in three years and the first since becoming a mother after claiming the Auckland Classic.


Williams races into Auckland final

11th January 2020, 16:38

Serena Williams has booked her place in the final of the Auckland Open following her straight-sets victory over Amanda Anisimova.


Nadal rallies the troops for Serbia showdown

11th January 2020, 14:23

Rafael Nadal has backed Spain to more than match Serbia in the final of the inaugural ATP Cup in Sydney.


Knee issue forces Andreescu out of Australian Open

11th January 2020, 11:43

Bianca Andreescu says she will not play at this month's Australian Open as she continues her recovery from a knee injury.


Nadal helps Spain advance in Sydney

10th January 2020, 18:09

World number one Rafael Nadal battled back from a singles defeat to help Spain reach the ATP Cup semi-finals in Sydney.


Wawrinka brushes Bedene aside in Doha

10th January 2020, 17:36

Stan Wawrinka comfortably overcame Aljaz Bedene to progress into the Qatar Open semi-finals.


Barty dismisses pressure claim after early Brisbane exit

9th January 2020, 18:34

Ashleigh Barty insists she can cope with the pressure of playing as world No.1 on home soil after defeat at the Brisbane International.


GB out of ATP Cup

9th January 2020, 10:00

Great Britain have suffered quarter-final heartbreak in the ATP Cup after spurning four match points against Australia.


Konta to sidestep Adelaide

8th January 2020, 14:38

Johanna Konta has pulled out of the Adelaide International, meaning she will have no further warm-up matches for the Australian Open.


Nadal raises his game to keep Spain on course

8th January 2020, 08:32

Rafael Nadal fought hard to take Spain through to the ATP Cup quarter-finals as Group B winners on Wednesday.


Australia book Great Britain fixture

7th January 2020, 18:44

Great Britain will face hosts Australia in the ATP Cup quarter-finals after Belgium overcame Bulgaria in a dramatic group finale.


Serena back with solid win

7th January 2020, 10:40

Serena Williams described her display as "solid" after winning her opening match at the ASB Classic in Auckland.


Konta loses opening match of 2020

6th January 2020, 16:11

Johanna Konta has lost her opening match of 2020, going down in three sets to Barbora Strycova at the Brisbane International.


Grand Slam target for Anderson

6th January 2020, 14:03

Kevin Anderson believes he has the quality to challenge for Grand Slam titles after recovering from a serious knee injury.


Zverev worried about his game

5th January 2020, 16:47

Alexander Zverev concedes he needs to work on his serve ahead of the Australian Open after losing in the ATP Cup on Sunday.


Britain's ATP hopes remain alive

5th January 2020, 13:09

Great Britain have kept their ATP Cup hopes alive following their 2-1 victory over Belgium on Sunday.


Henman impressed with Evans comeback

4th January 2020, 15:07

Tim Henman has praised the attitude of Dan Evans after he managed to make a successful comeback from a drugs ban.


Barty backed to keep improving

4th January 2020, 13:08

Ashleigh Barty can live up to the hype of being the best player in the world, according former world number one Angelique Kerber.


Britain suffer defeat in ATP Cup opener

3rd January 2020, 19:10

Britain were beaten 2-1 by Bulgaria in the opening match of their ATP Cup campaign on Friday.


Nadal sets sights on ATP Cup glory

3rd January 2020, 12:34

Spanish star Rafael Nadal says he is "really excited" to start the season by representing his country in the ATP Cup in Australia.


No Australian outing for Kokkinakis

3rd January 2020, 09:11

Thanasi Kokkinakis has revealed "health concerns" will force him to miss the 2020 Australian Open.


Isner praises ATP Cup scheduling

2nd January 2020, 16:26

John Isner believes the inaugural ATP Cup has been placed at the perfect time in the calendar.


Evans and GB set for Bulgaria cup clash

2nd January 2020, 15:59

Great Britain will face Bulgaria in Sydney in the first match of the inaugural ATP Cup, with GB led by Tim Henman.


ATP Cup perfect prep for Djokovic

1st January 2020, 18:32

Novak Djokovic feels playing in the ATP Cup in Brisbane will be the ideal preparation for his Australian Open defence.


Anderson relishing 'awesome' event

1st January 2020, 13:57

Kevin Anderson is excited to make his return to tennis in the inaugural ATP Cup after missing six months due to injury.


Williams to miss Brisbane outing

1st January 2020, 11:43

Venus Williams has suffered a setback in training and has been forced to pull out of the season-opening Brisbane International.


Federer expecting great things from Rublev

31st December 2019, 13:00

Roger Federer has picked Andrey Rublev as one to watch in 2020 and says the Russian star is going to be "something special".