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Petra Kvitova eases into Australian Open quarter-finals

Petra Kvitova eases into Australian Open quarter-finals

Kvitova next faces home hope and maiden Grand Slam quarter-finalist Ashleigh Barty, the woman she beat for the Sydney International title in the weekend before the tournament.

Jan 20, 2019, 10:56 AM 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

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
Naomi Osaka survives scare to reach Australian Open fourth round

Naomi Osaka survives scare to reach Australian Open fourth round

Osaka has now set up a clash against Anastasija Sevastova for a place in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:27 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
Australian Open 2019: Kerber wins battle of left-handers to progress to third round

Australian Open 2019: Kerber wins battle of left-handers to progress to third round

The Wimbledon champion broke the 22-year-old Haddad Maia twice in the opening set and converted her first set point when the Brazilian sent a forehand wide for her 29th unforced error in the set.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Novak, Rafa and I are still Grand Slam favourites: Roger Federer

Novak, Rafa and I are still Grand Slam favourites: Roger Federer

Before the tournament, top seed Djokovic declared the three should be favourites to win the Slams, and Federer agreed when asked after his Evans match.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:52 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer reaches 3rd round for 20th straight year

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer reaches 3rd round for 20th straight year

Federer, who is targetting a third consecutive title and a record seventh title, recorded an easy win against Denis Istomin in the first round, before being given a tough fight by his 28-year-old

Jan 16, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Leander Paes knocked out after 1st round loss in men's doubles

Australian Open 2019: Leander Paes knocked out after 1st round loss in men's doubles

Divij Sharna and Rohan Bopanna further failed to make their presence felt, crashing out in the first round against Pablo Carreno Busta-Guillermo Garcia Lopez, with the three-set encounter ending 6-1

Jan 16, 2019, 10:37 AM 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
Naomi Osaka clubs her way into Australian Open second round

Naomi Osaka clubs her way into Australian Open second round

Osaka will next lock horns with  21-year-old Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia in the second round. 

Jan 15, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
Australian Open: Dan Evans shoulders slim British hopes against Roger Federer

Australian Open: Dan Evans shoulders slim British hopes against Roger Federer

It was Evans` first win in the main draw of a Grand Slam in nearly two years, setting up a second round clash with Federer.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:44 PM IST
Australian Open: Kei Nishikori reaches second round after Kamil Majchrzak retires

Australian Open: Kei Nishikori reaches second round after Kamil Majchrzak retires

Nishikori, who lost in the round of 16 to Roger Federer last year, will now meet Croatian veteran Ivo Karlovic, who defeated Polish Hubert Hurkacz 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Ruthless Serena Williams makes stunning Australian Open return

Ruthless Serena Williams makes stunning Australian Open return

Playing her first Grand Slam since infamous rant against the umpire at last year`s U.S. Open final, Williams seemed to have decided to move on from last September`s incident that caused a furore

Jan 15, 2019, 12:59 PM IST