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Australian Open: After Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semis

Australian Open: After Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semis

Having already floored Roger Federer to send shockwaves throughout the tournament, Tsitsipas can create further tennis history for Greece when he plays for a spot in the final against either Rafael Nadal or Frances Tiafoe.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
Naomi Osaka working on adding prowess to power, says coach

Naomi Osaka working on adding prowess to power, says coach

The Japanese player next meets sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals.

Jan 21, 2019, 16:09 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova pounds Garbine Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

Karolina Pliskova pounds Garbine Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

The Czech seventh seed broke former French Open and Wimbledon champion Muguruza five times in the one-sided clash in the afternoon sunshine at Margaret Court Arena.

Jan 21, 2019, 14:50 PM IST
Australian Open: Angry Alexander Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Milos Raonic

Australian Open: Angry Alexander Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Milos Raonic

Zverev has emerged as one of the brightest stars in men's tennis after victories over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic en route to an ATP Finals triumph in November, but the 21-year-old German remains unable to find his best form at Grand Slams.

Jan 21, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
I drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer: Naomi Osaka

I drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer: Naomi Osaka

The Japanese fourth seed had to come back from a set down for a second successive match at Melbourne Park, having survived a big scare against Taiwan's wily Hsieh Su-Wei on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka sets up last-eight clash with Elina Svitolina

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka sets up last-eight clash with Elina Svitolina

Osaka will play sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:31 AM IST
Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas

After losing the first set, Tsitsipas rebounded strongly to clinch a 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6 win over Federer and book his place in the quarterfinals of the tournament.
 

Jan 20, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
Birthday boy Frances Tiafoe topples Grigor Dimitrov to reach Australian Open quarters

Birthday boy Frances Tiafoe topples Grigor Dimitrov to reach Australian Open quarters

Tiafoe faces an even more daunting task against 17-time major champion Nadal, who recorded a comfortable win over Czech Tomas Berdych in three sets.

Jan 20, 2019, 15:29 PM IST
 Rafael Nadal marches into quarterfinals of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal marches into quarterfinals of Australian Open

Nadal, who has now taken revenge of his defeat to Berdych in the quarter-finals of the 2015 edition of the tournament, will lock horns with unseeded American Frances Tiafoe for a place in the semi-finals.

Jan 20, 2019, 14:51 PM IST
Unseeded Danielle Collins hammers Angelique Kerber to reach Australian Open quarters

Unseeded Danielle Collins hammers Angelique Kerber to reach Australian Open quarters

Wimbledon champion Kerber mumbled to herself constantly, unable to show any fight she threw down her racquet in frustration that brought a warning from the umpire.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova crashes out in fourth round

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova crashes out in fourth round

Sharapova, who won her last major at the 2014 French Open, was looking for her first quarterfinal berth in Melbourne since 2016 after overcoming Danish star Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the round-of-32. 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:19 AM IST
Australian Open: Simona Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus Williams

Australian Open: Simona Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus Williams

French Open champion Simona Halep was the finalist in Melbourne in 2018, but came to the year`s first Grand Slam after playing only one match since September

Jan 19, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic regains calm to see off Denis Shapovalov challenge

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic regains calm to see off Denis Shapovalov challenge

Reigning Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Djokovic will meet 15th seed Medvedev in the fourth round of the Australian Open. 

Jan 19, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
Roger Federer blocked by Australian Open security at Melbourne Park

Roger Federer blocked by Australian Open security at Melbourne Park

Federer will continue his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title when he locks horns with Greece`s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round of the tournament on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Serena Williams motors into fourth round of Australian Open

Serena Williams motors into fourth round of Australian Open

Williams will play the winner of the match between her elder sister Venus and top-seed Simona Halep for a place in the quarter-finals.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Andy Murray pulls out of next month's Marseille Open

Andy Murray pulls out of next month's Marseille Open

The 31-year-old Briton has struggled to regain form since undergoing hip surgery last January.

Jan 18, 2019, 15:14 PM IST
Maria Sharapova overcomes holder Caroline Wozniacki to reach Australian Open last-16

Maria Sharapova overcomes holder Caroline Wozniacki to reach Australian Open last-16

Sharapova will take on local hope Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:04 PM IST
Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty downs Maria Sakkari to reach last-16

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty downs Maria Sakkari to reach last-16

Barty will come up against former world number one and former champion Maria Sharapova in the last-16 clash.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:45 PM IST
Roger Federer survives Taylor Fritz's scare to reach Australian Open last-16

Roger Federer survives Taylor Fritz's scare to reach Australian Open last-16

Fritz, 21, was meant to offer Federer a meaningful test with his prodigious serve and powerful ground-strokes but was instead sent packing after less than 90 minutes.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:12 PM IST
 Dominant Novak Djokovic shines in Melbourne Park opener

Dominant Novak Djokovic shines in Melbourne Park opener

Soaking up the Rod Laver Arena limelight, the Serbian tennis maestro moved superbly in his opener and hit 42 winners to wrap up the one-sided clash in little more than two hours.

Jan 15, 2019, 20:32 PM IST