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Australian Open

Pumped-up Nadal, home hero Barty march into Melbourne quarters

Rafael Nadal survived an epic 28-minute tiebreak to seal his spot in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and top seed Ashleigh Barty joined him with victory over giant-killer Amanda Anisimova ...

Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return against France's Adrian Mannarino during their men's singles match on day seven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 23 
January, 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.

Nadal survives epic tiebreak to power into quarters

Australia Open

Madison Keys stuns Paula Badosa to make quarter-finals

Big-serving Madison Keys stunned eighth seed Paula Badosa to power into an Australian Open quarter-finals for a third time Sunday in a clash between two of the season's most in-form players.

Madison Keys stuns Paula Badosa to make quarter-finals

Australian Open

Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning

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

Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates after victory against Netherlands' Botic Van de Zandschulp during their men's singles match on day six of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 22 January, 2022

Australian Open

Anisimova stuns Osaka as Nadal sends title warning

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was dumped out of the Australian Open in the third round on Friday by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova to open up the draw for title favourite Ashleigh Barty

 Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts as she plays against Amanda Anisimova of the US during their women's singles match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 21 January, 2022

Australian Open

'Disappointed' Djokovic loses fight against Australia deportation

Novak Djokovic lost his last-gasp bid to avoid deportation from Australia on Sunday

his screen grab taken from AFPTV shows Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) wearing a face mask as he arrives at the Lawyer's office ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 16 January, 2022

Australian Open players tire of Djokovic saga - 'no one' bigger than event

Players at the Australian Open were on Saturday growing tired of the Novak Djokovic visa saga overshadowing the opening Grand Slam of the year with Rafael Nadal declaring no one was bigger than the ...

Spain's Rafael Nadal attends a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 15 January, 2022

Djokovic detained again in Australia, declared public threat

Australia detained Novak Djokovic for a second time on Saturday, calling the tennis star a threat to public order and fighting in court to deport him

Novak Djokovic of Serbia attends a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 14 January, 2022

Australia cancels Djokovic visa again

Australia has cancelled Novak Djokovic's visa for a second time in a sensational new attempt to deport the unvaccinated tennis superstar Friday

Australia cancels Djokovic visa again

Djokovic saga leaves Australian Open mired in uncertainty

The saga surrounding defending champion Novak Djokovic has left the Australian Open mired in controversy and confusion with the first Grand Slam of the year just days away

Novak Djokovic of Serbia takes a break during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open at the Melbourne Park tennis centre in Melbourne on 12 January, 2022
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