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

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

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

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

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

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.

Djokovic ready for assault on calendar grand slam

When the year began common logic suggested Novak Djokovic would struggle to emulate his extraordinary 2011.

Sania reaches career-best 7th spot in doubles ranking

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 finals against Nadal my greatest ever: Djokovic

Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has described his six-hour final match against Rafael Nadal as his greatest ever.

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

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.

Match Stats: Men`s Australian Open Final

Match summary of the Australian Open men`s final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena here Sunday:

Australian Open: Paes-Vesnina lose in mixed doubles final

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).

Murray aims for number one ranking by end of season

Andy Murray feels he is good enough to become the world’s number one player.

Newly crowned Oz Open champ Azarenka ‘hungry’ for more

Newly crowned World No.1 tennis ace Victoria Azarenka is now looking forward to winning many more Grand Slam titles.

Aus Open: Paes braces for mixed doubles title

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.

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka wins maiden Grand Slam

Belarusian tennis ace Victoria Azarenka crushed Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0 to lift Australian Open title on Saturday.

Fact File: Leander Paes`s men`s doubles titles at majors

The factfile of Leander Paes` men`s doubles titles at the Grand Slam events.