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Shapovalov claims Nadal gets preferential treatment from umpires

Denis Shapovalov said his Australian Open quarter-final opponent Rafa Nadal "100%" receives preferential treatment from officials and benefited from favouritism during the Spaniard's...

6h ago| Tennis

Nadal outlasts Shapovalov in five-set thriller to reach semis

Rafa Nadal has drawn within two wins of a record 21st Grand Slam title, claiming a five-set thriller against Denis Shapovalov to grind into the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

7h ago| Tennis

Australian Open to allow 'Where is Peng Shuai?'

Fans at the Australian Open can wear "Where is Peng Shuai?" shirts as long as they are peaceful, tournament chief Craig Tiley told AFP Tuesday after a backlash over the Grand Slam's...

5d ago| Tennis

Medvedev tames showman Kyrgios

Daniil Medvedev tamed Nick Kyrgios to surge into the Australian Open third round while on a day of shocks was former world number one Andy Murray, losing to Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel in...

5d ago| Tennis

Australian court reveals why it rejected Djokovic's visa appeal

An Australian court said on Thursday it dismissed tennis superstar Novak Djokovic's challenge to his visa cancellation as the minister who revoked it reasonably believed Djokovic, who is not...

5d ago| Tennis

Osaka all smiles

Naomi Osaka said she drew on past experience in a composed beating of Madison Brengle on Wednesday to move closer to a blockbuster Australian Open clash with top seed Ashleigh Barty.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Shapovalov claims Nadal gets preferential treatment from umpires

Denis Shapovalov said his Australian Open quarter-final opponent Rafa Nadal "100%" receives preferential treatment from officials and benefited from favouritism during the Spaniard's...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Nadal outlasts Shapovalov in five-set thriller to reach semis

Rafa Nadal has drawn within two wins of a record 21st Grand Slam title, claiming a five-set thriller against Denis Shapovalov to grind into the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Australian Open to allow 'Where is Peng Shuai?'

Fans at the Australian Open can wear "Where is Peng Shuai?" shirts as long as they are peaceful, tournament chief Craig Tiley told AFP Tuesday after a backlash over the Grand Slam's...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

‘Not gonna stop now’

French veteran Alize Cornet declared “I’m not gonna stop now” after upsetting Simona Halep in brutal heat at the Australian Open Monday to make her first Grand Slam quarter-final on her 63rd attempt.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Barty crashes Anisimova to blast into quarters

A laser-focused Ashleigh Barty dismantled American giant-killer Amanda Anisimova on Sunday to battle into an Australian Open quarter-final against Jessica Pegula.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Nadal survives epic tiebreak to power into quarters

Rafael Nadal came out on top of an epic 28-minute opening-set tiebreak in sapping heat to power past Adrian Mannarino into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Djokovic plans 2023 Australian Open return

Novak Djokovic intends to play the Australian Open in 2023, tournament chief Craig Tiley said Sunday while blaming "miscommunication" for his deportation ahead of this year's event.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Peace breaks out between Medvedev and crowd

Peace broke out between title favourite Daniil Medvedev and the Australian Open crowd on Saturday as the forthright Russian cruised into the last 16.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16

World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev won over the Australian Open crowd on Saturday as he eased into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Sabalenka, Halep sweep into last 16

World number two Aryna Sabalenka cleaned up her serving woes to stay in contention at the Australian Open Saturday, but she needed three sets to get past 31st seed Marketa Vondrousova.