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Increase in Oz Open prize money putting pressure on US Open to follow suit

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 19:44

Australian Open authorities’ decision to raise the prize money of year’s first Grand Slam has put pressure on the US Open organisers to follow the suit or face players’ revolt.

Victory is suite for Jenson Button

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 09:46

Jenson Button`s victory in the Australian Formula One season-opener was on the cards from the moment he checked into his hotel suite in Melbourne.

Djokovic unveils wax figure of himself in Serbia

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 19:26

An estimated 6,000 fans braved frigid temperatures to get a glimpse of the world`s top tennis player Novak Djokovic in the central Serbian town of Jagodina where he unveiled a wax statue of himself.

The ‘Federer-Djokovic-Nadal’ rivalry

Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 22:22

Watching the quirky Djoker at work, the Spanish Matador rampaging and the Majestic FedEx reigning supreme is like reading a Marvel strip – you just can’t put the script down.

The ‘Federer-Djokovic-Nadal’ rivalry

Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 22:22

Watching the quirky Djoker at work, the Spanish Matador rampaging and the Majestic FedEx reigning supreme is like reading a Marvel strip – you just can’t put the script down.

Nadal calls the Australian Open final as his toughest match

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 09:11

Rafael Nadal, who lost to Serb Novak Djokovic in a marathon Australian Open tennis final Sunday, has dubbed the match as the toughest he has ever played.

Sania reaches career-best 7th spot in doubles ranking

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 16:28

Sania Mirza`s semifinal finish in the women`s doubles event at the recently-concluded Australian Open has catapulted her to a career-best ranking of seventh position in the latest WTA Team Rankings, issued on Monday.

Australian Open: Djokovic beats Nadal in epic battle to claim title

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 09:19

Defending champion and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open 2012 after an intense and amazing battle with Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5.

Australian Open: Paes-Vesnina lose in mixed doubles final

Last Updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 13:29

The pair of Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina battled it out with Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Tecau for the Australian Open 2012 mixed doubles title and lost 3-6. 7-5 (3-10).

Aus Open: Paes braces for mixed doubles title

Last Updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 12:10

India’s Leander Paes will be eyeing a second Australian Open title in as many days when he partners Russian Elena Vesnina for mixed double titles on Sunday.

Murray relishing Djokovic challenge

Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 10:16

Britain`s world number four Andy Murray is acutely aware of the damage Novak Djokovic can inflict on the blue hardcourts at Melbourne Park.

Sharapova feared career was over

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 19:30

Maria Sharapova revealed how she feared injury may have ended her career after her revival took another step forward when she reached the Australian Open final.