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Australian Open: Epic Serena Williams win took toll, Karolina Pliskova says after Naomi Osaka loss

Pliskova was down 1-5 against Williams in the final set, before producing a fightback to claim a quarter-final win over the American great.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova defeats Danielle Collins to reach women's final

The eighth seeded Czech will meet U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka, as she bids for her first Grand Slam triumph since claiming the second of her Wimbledon titles in 2014.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic through to semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Six-times champion Djokovic will meet Frenchman Lucas Pouille, on Friday for a place in Sunday's final.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

The seven-times champion lost a match point at 5-1 and saw another three disappear at 5-4 before crumbling to a 4-6, 6-4, 5-7 defeat to seventh seed Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova in quarters

Pliskova will now meet Naomi Osaka for a place in the final, denying Williams the chance to avenge her controversial U.S. Open title match defeat to the Japanese fourth seed.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:30 AM 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

Australian Open: Petra Kvitova stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach semi-finals

The two-time Wimbledon champion will meet American sensation Danielle Collins on Thursday for a place in the final. 

Jan 22, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Australian Open: After Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas stuns Roberto Bautista Agut to reach semis

Having already floored Roger Federer to send shockwaves throughout the tournament, Tsitsipas can create further tennis history for Greece when he plays for a spot in the final against either Rafael Nadal or Frances Tiafoe.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:57 AM 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

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 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

Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

The temperature was 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 F) when Cilic and Federer took the court.

Jan 28, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Simona Halep outlasts Angelique Kerber to set up Australian Open final with Caroline Wozniacki

World number one Simona Halep quelled a tenacious Angelique Kerber fightback and saved two match points to reach her first Australian Open final with a 6-3 4-6 9-7 victory in a compelling scrap on Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.

Jan 25, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber back in quarter-finals club after tough year

Former champion Angelique Kerber was driven to distraction by the unorthodox game of world number 88 Hsieh Su-wei but overhauled the Taiwanese battler 4-6 7-5 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday.

Jan 22, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

Australian Open: Brave Simona Halep wins marathon to reach fourth round

 A courageous Simona Halep overcame three match points and throbbing ankle pain to edge out Lauren Davis 4-6 6-4 15-13 in a thrilling third round marathon at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Australian Open: Ruthless Elina Svitolina ends Marta Kostyuk's dream debut

Ruthless fourth seed Elina Svitolina gave 15-year-old compatriot Marta Kostyuk a 59-minute lesson in grand slam tennis to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-2 6-2 victory in searing heat on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

Belinda Bencic sends Venus Williams crashing out of Australian Open

Belinda Bencic sent an early shockwave through the Australian Open by dumping last year`s finalist Venus Williams out of the first round with an impressive 6-3 7-5 win on Monday.

Jan 15, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

Federer vs Nadal: Didn't want the Australian Open men's final to end, says Sachin Tendulkar

Federer, the 17th seed, hit 73 winners, including 20 aces, and won 76 per cent of his first service points for victory in three hours and 37 minutes.

Jan 30, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer beats old nemesis Rafael Nadal in epic five-setter to clinch record-extending 18th Grand Slam

The Swiss marvel also became the oldest man in the post-1968 Open era to win a major final since Australia`s Ken Rosewall at the 1972 Australian Open.

Jan 29, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Australian Open: Roger Federer beats compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in five-setter, advances into sixth final

Federer`s major-winning days seemed over after first Novak Djokovic and then Andy Murray emerged at the top of the pecking order, but the Swiss legend, 35, has surprised everyone with his run to the final.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:16 PM IST