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'Knew right away something not so great was happening': Novak Djokovic's Australian Open in doubt

'Knew right away something not so great was happening': Novak Djokovic's Australian Open in doubt

Novak Djokovic, who is also the defending champion, however, remains hopeful about his participation in the fourth-round clash against Milos Raonic. The world no. one sustained a torn stomach muscle

Feb 13, 2021, 10:27 AM IST
Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams powers into fourth round

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams powers into fourth round

Potapova double-faulted to put the match back on serve and from there it was on Williams’s terms. The 39-year-old American will bid for a place in the quarter-finals against seventh seed Aryna

Feb 12, 2021, 10:47 AM IST
Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam to continue without crowds after fresh COVID-19 lockdown

Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam to continue without crowds after fresh COVID-19 lockdown

One day’s play in the warm-up tournaments at Melbourne Park was called off last week after a worker at one of the tennis quarantine hotels tested positive for COVID-19. All the players underwent

Feb 12, 2021, 10:31 AM IST
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza wishes former Pakistan paceman Waqar Younis on wedding anniversary

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza wishes former Pakistan paceman Waqar Younis on wedding anniversary

Waqar Younis was one of the leading paceman from Pakistan, picking up 373 Test wickets and 416 ODI scalps in a career spanning 14 years. Younis also captained the Pakistan side and was the head coach

Feb 11, 2021, 12:39 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin sent packing by Kaia Kanepi

Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin sent packing by Kaia Kanepi

The fourth-seeded Kenin only had 10 winners in the match, while committing 22 unforced errors. Top-seeded Ash Barty dropped a few more points in her second-round match at the Australian Open than her

Feb 11, 2021, 10:47 AM IST
Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and David Lee expecting first child

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and David Lee expecting first child

The Dane married the two-time NBA All-Star Lee, who won a championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2015, in June 2019. Wozniacki won the 2018 Australian Open to silence critics who said she

Feb 11, 2021, 09:40 AM IST
Aus Open: Nick Kyrgios raises the roof with epic comeback, Alexander Zverev, Simona Halep advance to third round

Aus Open: Nick Kyrgios raises the roof with epic comeback, Alexander Zverev, Simona Halep advance to third round

German sixth seed Alexander Zverev put in a clinical display to ease past American qualifier Maxime Cressy 7-5 6-4 6-3 into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. Zverev was happy to be

Feb 10, 2021, 23:05 PM IST
Rohan Bopanna, Ben McLachlan goes down fighting at Australian Open

Rohan Bopanna, Ben McLachlan goes down fighting at Australian Open

Bopanna lost his serve in the opening set and that initial break stayed with the Korean players, who executed their plan with precision to take the first set. It was expected to be an easy match for

Feb 10, 2021, 17:17 PM IST
Aus Open: Rock solid Naomi Osaka marches into third round

Aus Open: Rock solid Naomi Osaka marches into third round

The Japanese third seed fired six aces at her French opponent in the first set and four in the second. Garcia was unable to muster up a single break point over the contest. The 2019 Australian Open

Feb 10, 2021, 16:54 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Michael Mmoh vs Rafael Nadal Live Streaming, Match Details, When and where to watch

Australian Open 2021: Michael Mmoh vs Rafael Nadal Live Streaming, Match Details, When and where to watch

Australian Open 2021: Mmoh vs Nadal Live Streaming, Match Details, When and where to watch. Nadal is eyeing a record 21 slam titles in this tournament. He has won the tournament once before way back

Feb 10, 2021, 13:07 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams in cruise mode, 2019 US Open champ Andreescu sent packing

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams in cruise mode, 2019 US Open champ Andreescu sent packing

Serena Williams will take on Anastasia Potapova next for a berth in the fourth round. This is the 75th time Serena has won a set in a major 6-0, the 2nd-most among women in the Open Era. Former US

Feb 10, 2021, 09:42 AM IST
Australian Open 2021: Rafa Nadal storms back to form, posts easy win

Australian Open 2021: Rafa Nadal storms back to form, posts easy win

After closing out a tight second set, the second seed played like a man unburdened, racing to the finish line in a hail of winners before Djere conceded the match meekly with a double fault. Nadal

Feb 09, 2021, 12:50 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Sumit Nagal exits from first round after fighting loss

Australian Open 2021: Sumit Nagal exits from first round after fighting loss

While Nagal made an impression on his previous two Grand Slam appearances, the world number 144 could only play well in patches on Tuesday. The precise and solid ground strokes of Berankis left Nagal

Feb 09, 2021, 12:21 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Denis Shapovalov fumes after refused toilet break

Australian Open 2021: Denis Shapovalov fumes after refused toilet break

Players are allowed two bathroom breaks per five-set match at the tournament, with the breaks permitted only between sets. Shapovalov, the 11th seed, later told reporters he was ‘blowing off steam

Feb 09, 2021, 12:01 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin battles through, Azarenka bows out

Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin battles through, Azarenka bows out

Former Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka bowed out to unseeded Jessica Pegula, losing 7-5, 6-4 after being up 5-2 in the opening set. Azarenka struggled late in the second set, needed a

Feb 09, 2021, 09:27 AM IST
Sumit Nagal vs Ricardas Berankis, Australian Open live streaming details: When and where to watch

Sumit Nagal vs Ricardas Berankis, Australian Open live streaming details: When and where to watch

Sumit Nagal vs Ricardas Berankis, Australian Open live streaming details: The Jhajjar-based tennis player, who has featured in two Grand Slams (US Open 2019 and 2020) so far, was granted a wild card

Feb 08, 2021, 23:21 PM IST
Aus Open: Djokovic serves up masterclass on favourite court, Kyrgios brings the noise to subdued 'People's Court'

Aus Open: Djokovic serves up masterclass on favourite court, Kyrgios brings the noise to subdued 'People's Court'

Dominic Thiem overcame an early wobble before overpowering Mikhail Kukushkin 7-6(2) 6-2 6-3 to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday. Third seed Thiem was broken twice in the first

Feb 08, 2021, 19:18 PM IST
Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams cruises into second round with Naomi Osaka and Venus Williams

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams cruises into second round with Naomi Osaka and Venus Williams

Williams wore a colorful one-legged catsuit, and her game looked flashy, too. She lost only nine points on her serve and hit 16 winners. Her sister, Venus, won a Grand Slam match for the first time

Feb 08, 2021, 09:46 AM IST
Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka sails into second round with Venus Williams

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka sails into second round with Venus Williams

Osaka pulled out of the semi-final of the Gippsland Trophy with a shoulder niggle but betrayed no sign of injury to the smattering of spectators in the centre court terraces. Osaka next faces

Feb 08, 2021, 08:03 AM IST
Australian Open 2021 live streaming: Match timings, venue, tv channels, and other details

Australian Open 2021 live streaming: Match timings, venue, tv channels, and other details

While Swiss tennis great Roger Federer decided to skip the event due to Covid-19 situation, the Slam will feature both world no one Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal in the star-studded roster. Among the

Feb 07, 2021, 20:43 PM IST