Australian Open

Rafael Nadal feels at home in Acapulco as he returns to action

Nadal will have the chance to claim the top spot back on Monday if he wins his third title in Acapulco and Djokovic fails to reach the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Feb 25, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Rajeev Ram, Joe Salisbury clinch men's doubles title in Melbourne

American Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury of Britain picks up the Australian Open men's double title after beating wild card pairing of Max Purcell and Luke Saville in straight sets at the Australian Open Men's Double final.

Feb 02, 2020, 14:58 PM IST

Australian Open Final, Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem: As it happened

With the win, Djokovic has successfully also defended his title and clinched a record-extending eighth Grand Slam crown at Melbourne Park. 

Feb 02, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

Novak Djokovic faces Dominic Thiem challenge for 8th Australian Open title

Djokovic, on the other hand, will look to join Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer as the third man in history to seal a Grand Slam at least eight times.

Feb 01, 2020, 19:46 PM IST

Sofia Kenin conquers Garbine Muguruza to clinch Australian Open title

21-year-old Kenin has captured her first Grand Slam title of the career besides also becoming the youngest American since Serena Williams in 2002 to lift a major crown. 

Feb 01, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Dominic Thiem blows away Alex Zverev, enters Australian Open Men's Singles final to face Novak Djokovic

Dominic Thiem overcame Alex Zverev 3-6 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(4) to reach his first Australian Open final on Friday and set up the ultimate test against Melbourne Park maestro Novak Djokovic. In an enthralling semifinal featuring a rain interruption, a lighting failure and plenty of drama besides, the fifth-seeded Austrian shrugged off a sluggish start and was courageous on the big points to triumph under the roof at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 31, 2020, 20:36 PM IST

Sofia Kenin banks on courage, confidence against thrice Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza in Australian Open Women's Singles final

Sofia Kenin will be making her debut in a Grand Slam final when she faces Garbine Muguruza for the Australian Open title on Saturday but what she lacks in experience the American more than makes up for in courage and confidence. Muguruza has been in three previous Grand Slam finals, winning two of them at Roland Garros (2016) and Wimbledon (2017), while the 21-year-old American had been beyond the third round only once - beating Serena Williams at the 2019 French Open before losing to Ash Barty in the next round.

Jan 31, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

Novak Djokovic downs Roger Federer in straight sets to reach Australia Open final

It was the 50th act of one of the greatest rivalries of the sport and the odds were heavily stacked against Federer as the Swiss had not beaten the Serb at a major since 2012 on the grass courts of Wimbledon.

Jan 30, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Australian Open: Rohan Bopanna-Nadiia Kichenok crash out of mixed doubles

With Bopanna's exit, India's challenge at the tournament has also folded. 

Jan 30, 2020, 15:50 PM IST

Garbine Muguruza knocks out Simona Halep from Australian Open

Muguruza will now look to clinch her third major title of the season against 14th-seeded and American player Sofia Kenin.

Jan 30, 2020, 14:03 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty stunned by Sofia Kenin in Australian Open semi-final

Kenin will now lock horns with the winner of another semi-final clash between former World No.1 Garbine Muguruza and reigning Wimbledon champion Simona Halep. 

Jan 30, 2020, 13:04 PM IST

Sofia Kenin knocks out Ashleigh Barty, enters Australian Open Women's Singles final

In a major upset in the Australian Open Women's Singles, American Sofia Kenin reached the tournament final after defeating Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 7-6(6) 7-5 on Thursday. Kenin, seeded 14th in the tournament, now awaits the winner of the Simona Halep versus Garbine Muguruza match in the final. Halep faces Muguruza in the second semifinal of Australian Open eomen's singles later on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Rafael Nadal stunned by Dominic Thiem in quarter-final of Australian Open

The Austrian will now lock horns with Alexander Zeverer for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament.

Jan 29, 2020, 18:50 PM IST

Simona Halep thrashes Anett Kontaveit to reach Australian Open semifinals, goes shopping

Simona Halep needed just 53 minutes to thrash Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-1 6-1 to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday, a whirlwind victory that gives the fourth seed more time to go "shopping". The two-times Grand Slam champion had not lost a set in her previous two meetings with Kontaveit and the quarter-final was no different, the 28th seed managing just one breakpoint on former world number one Halep`s serve.

Jan 29, 2020, 13:07 PM IST

Garbine Muguruza books a place in Australian Open semifinals, faces Simona Halep

Garbine Muguruza stormed back into the Grand Slam big time with an emphatic 7-5 6-3 win over Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach her first Australian Open semifinal on Wednesday. The twice Grand Slam champion will meet former finalist Simona Halep on Thursday for a place in the title match after another confidence-building performance at Melbourne Park on a sunbathed Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 29, 2020, 13:00 PM IST

Roger Federer advances to Australian Open semifinals defeating Tennys Sandgren

Swiss Tennis Maestro advances to the semifinals of the Australian Open after a five-set thriller against USA's Tennys Sandgren.

Jan 28, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Sofia Kenin enters Australian Open semifinals, to face Ash Barty

Sofia Kenin kept her game neat and tidy to see off big-hitting Tunisian Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Tuesday and reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

Jan 28, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

World number 1 Ash Barty cruises into Australian Open semifinals beating Petra Kvitova

Thrashed 6-1, 6-4 by eventual finalist Petra Kvitova 12 months ago, top seed Ash Barty rode a wave of crowd support as she defused the twice Wimbledon champion`s power game before running away with the contest on a glorious afternoon at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 28, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev reach Australian Open last eight

World number one Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev proceed to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Jan 27, 2020, 18:02 PM IST

Defending champion Novak Djokovic enters Australian Open men's quarter finals

Novak Djokovic continued his imperious progress through the Australian Open draw on Sunday, negotiating a potentially tricky encounter with Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the last eight at Melbourne Park for the 11th time.

Jan 27, 2020, 14:53 PM IST