Australian Open 2018

Rafael Nadal faces old friend Richard Gasquet on familiar French Open turf

World number one Rafa Nadal faces local hope Richard Gasquet in the third round of the French Open on Saturday in a clash between two long-time friends.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:26 AM IST

This life wasn't possible without Mirka: Roger Federer thanks wife after Australian Open win

Roger Federer has credited his wife Mirka with keeping him motivated and still going strong at 36, although his longevity has "many pieces to the puzzle". The Swiss master won his 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday when he defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. 

Jan 29, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic for 20th Grand Slam trophy

The Swiss ace defeated Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in a five-set battle to claim his sixth Australian Open title.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic win Australian Open men's doubles title

Seventh-seeded Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic won their first Grand Slam doubles title on Saturday, crowned the Australian Open champions in a tough final 6-4, 6-4.

Jan 27, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki claimed her maiden grand slam title with a 7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 win over top seed Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos enter mixed doubles final

Bopanna served well while Babos stood out with her fierce returns in their 7-5, 5-7, 10-6 win over Brazilian Marcelo Demoliner and Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in the semifinal.

Jan 26, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

Rohan Bopanna, Timea Babos enter semis of Australian Open mixed doubles

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos of Hungary entered the mixed doubles semifinals at the Australian Open with a straight-set win over Colombian Juan Sebastian Cabal and Abigail Spears of USA, here on Wednesday.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Australian Open: Roger Federer dispatches Tomas Berdych to reach semifinal

Defending champion Roger Federer argued with an umpire but mostly let his racquet do the talking as he beat Tomas Berdych for the ninth time running to reach the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday.

Jan 24, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Australian Open: Angry Sandgren says 'demonised' by 'sensationalist' media

After losing 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-3 to Chung Hyeon on Wednesday, the avowed Christian read a prepared statement and refused to take questions on anything but the tennis.

Jan 24, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Caroline Wozniacki stutters into Australian Open semifinals

Carla Suarez Navarro tested the second seed but lost 0-6, 7-6 (3/7), 2-6 in the end.

Jan 23, 2018, 21:00 PM IST

Rafael Nadal retires hurt, Marin Cilic in Australian Open semifinals

Nadal took a medical time-out late in the fourth set for treatment on an apparent hip injury and was clearly struggling before going out 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2, 2-0.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Australian Open: Mischa Zverev first player to be fined for retiring in first round

The German, seeded 32, withdrew from his opening match with South Korea's Chung Hyeon last week and has been fined $45,000 for what is termed "a poor first round performance."

Jan 23, 2018, 15:31 PM IST

Rohan Bopanna, Timea Babos enter Australian Open mixed doubles quarters

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos entered the Australian Open mixed doubles quarter-finals after registering a 6-4, 6-4 win against US's Vania King and Croatia's Franko Skugor here on Tuesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

Australian Open: Struggling Novak Djokovic out but Roger Federer into quarters

Wounded 12-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open by Korean giant-killer Chung Hyeon Monday, but ice-cool Roger Federer roared into the quarter-finals.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:07 PM IST

Novak Djokovic knocked out of Australian Open in pre-quarters by Chung Hyeon

The relentless South Korean defeated the six-time champion 7-6(4), 7-5, 7-6(3) on Monday in the fourth round.

Jan 22, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna, Timea Babos advance to mixed doubles pre-quarters

The Indo-Hungarian pair brushed aside the duo of Ellen Perez and Andrew Whittington 6-2, 6-4 on the Margaret Court Arena. 

Jan 21, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal weathers fight from Diego Schwartzman to reach quarterfinals

The top seed held firm to fend off the diminutive Argentine 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Australian Open: Leander Paes, Purav Raja lose in pre-quarters

Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Sunday suffered a straight-set defeat at the hands of the Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the pre-quarterfinals to bow out of the Australian Open here.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Australian Open: Back's fine as Federer 'serves' his way into last 16

Roger Federer says he is regaining the rhythm and consistency of his silky serve following his recovery from a back injury as he steps up the defence of his Australian Open title.

Jan 21, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Australian Open: Ruthless Caroline Wozniacki and 100-up Marin Cilic into quarters

Ruthless Caroline Wozniacki kicked into full gear Sunday to storm into the Australian Open quarter-finals with workmanlike Marin Cilic joining her after winning his 100th Grand Slam match.

Jan 21, 2018, 13:42 PM IST