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Australian Open tweaks extreme heat policy

Tennis Australia said it would introduce a new "Heat Stress Scale" at the Jan. 14-27 tournament after conducting research with thermal experts at the University of Sydney.

Dec 29, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

This is me, says grunting, cursing Victoria Azarenka

 Two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka will no longer bite her tongue or try to fit into any media-trained "image" as she makes her way on the tennis tour, the Belarusian said at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Jan 24, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka back to her best with Caroline Wozniacki win

Victoria Azarenka showed she was back in top form at the Australian Open on Thursday after an injury-blighted season, upsetting eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-2 to reach the third round.

Jan 22, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Payback for Andy Murray at Aussie Open

Andy Murray got some payback on vocal local hope Marinko Matosevic, who criticised his coach Amelie Mauresmo, as he cruised into the Australian Open third round with a straight sets romp Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Australian Open: Murray massacres Matosevic, Sharapova survives scare

British sixth seed Andy Murray cruised into the third round of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over local hope Marinko Matosevic on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Sixth seed Andy Murray into Australian Open second round

British sixth seed Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the Australian Open with a testing straight sets workout against India`s Yuki Bhambri on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Australian Open lifts prizemoney by 10%

The Australian Open will hike total prizemoney 10 percent in 2014 to A$36 million ($31.44 million), organisers said on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

`Baby Fed` Dimitrov into first Slam quarters

Grigor Dimitrov became the first Bulgarian man to qualify for a Grand Slam quarter-final with victory at the Australian Open on Monday.

Jan 20, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Cash slams `out of control` Aussie fans

Tennis icon Pat Cash has criticised fans as being "out of control" at the Australian Open after wild scenes during home hope Nick Kyrgios`s loss to Benoit Paire.

Jan 18, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Dimitrov bounces out Raonic at Melbourne Park

Grigor Dimitrov upset 11th seed Milos Raonic 6-3 3-6 6-4 7-6(10) in an 156-minute Australian Open thriller on Saturday to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time.

Jan 18, 2014, 12:12 PM IST