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Simona Halep appoints Belgian Thierry Van Cleemput as new coach

Halep had earlier planned to fly solo for the first few months of 2019 after former coach Darren Cahill left to spend more time with his family in Australia.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

Novak Djokovic eases past Rafael Nadal to lift record 7th Australian Open title

The 31-year-old didn't break much sweat as he eased past Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in a one-sided summit showdown of the men's singles event that lasted at the Rod Laver Arena.

 

Jan 27, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

Australian Open: Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Nicolas Mahut pick men's doubles title

Fifth-seed Herbert and Mahut swept aside 2017 champions Finn Henri Kontinen and local hope John Peers 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the final that lasted a little over one and a half hour at Rod Laver Arena. 

Jan 27, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Lucas Pouille regains confidence with coach Amelie Mauresmo in his corner

Pouille continued his remarkable run at Melbourne Park by stunning in-form Canadian Milos Raonic to set up a showdown with top-seeded Novak Djokovic for a place in Sunday's final.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova on the brink of crowning brave comeback

After trading breaks of serve, the match was paused at 4-4 in the first set for a few minutes as the roof was closed to protect the players from the 38 degree Celsius (100F) heat.

Jan 24, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Armed with inner peace, Naomi Osaka thirsty for more success

Osaka remains on course for glory at Melbourne Park after blowing away Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, to set up a last four clash with Czech Karolina Pliskova in the year's first Grand Slam.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Naomi Osaka blows away Elina Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis

Osaka becomes the first Japanese woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park since Kimiko Date in 1994.

Jan 23, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Stefanos Tsitsipas aims higher after Australian Open semi-final success

Stefanos Tsitsipas became Greece's first player to reach the last four at a major with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(2) triumph over Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Australian Open: Danielle Collins rallies past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach first semi-final

The 25-year-old Collins had not won a match in her previous five Grand Slam appearances, but has now made it to the last four in her first main draw showing at Melbourne Park.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats World No.1 Simona Halep to reach quarters

Williams, who is chasing her 8th Australian Open title, made a stunning comeback after handing her opponent, the advantage early on.

Jan 21, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 across the world.

Jan 15, 2019, 12:59 PM IST