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#australian open

# australian-open - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The42 Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis Bolt

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis

The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.

Extreme heat forces rare Aussie Open suspension with players fainting and vomiting

Canada’s Frank Dancevic said he hallucinated a vision of cartoon dog Snoopy before blacking out.

# australian-open - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The42 British man arrested for courtside betting at Australian Open Betting

British man arrested for courtside betting at Australian Open

Australian police made the arrest during a match on Tuesday.

From The42 15 images to make you happy you're not melting at the Australian Open this week Melting Melbourne

15 images to make you happy you're not melting at the Australian Open this week

Temperatures at the Rod Laver Arena soared as high as 42 this week.

# australian-open - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The42 Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open Strewth

Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki is among the stars who struggled with the searing heat in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The42 Djokovic off to winning start under Boris Becker Australian Open

Djokovic off to winning start under Boris Becker

Venus Williams and Petra Kvitova were the major casualties on day one in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The42 Irishman McGee's Australian Open bid falls at first hurdle Beaten

Irishman McGee's Australian Open bid falls at first hurdle

The 26-year-old was defeated in straight sets by Taipei’s James Wang in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From The42 Final hole birdie sees McIlroy claim first win in 2013 (Finally) Winning This post contains videos

Final hole birdie sees McIlroy claim first win in 2013

The Northern Ireland golfer pipped Adam Scott to the Australian Open.

# australian-open - Friday 29 November, 2013

From The42 Scott holds two shot lead in Sydney despite McIlroy's 65 Australian Open

Scott holds two shot lead in Sydney despite McIlroy's 65

The Down man shot nine birdies in his fourth 65 of the year.

# australian-open - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The42 McIlroy 'wastes' day one at Australian Open Regret

McIlroy 'wastes' day one at Australian Open

The performance left the current world number six trailing nine shots behind Australia’s Adam Scott.

# australian-open - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The42 McIlroy eyes late success after 'mentally draining' 2013 Tough Year

McIlroy eyes late success after 'mentally draining' 2013

The Northern Irishman has two tournaments left to end his barren run this year.

# australian-open - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From The42 Column: Andy Murray risks becoming one-hit wonder Conjecture

Column: Andy Murray risks becoming one-hit wonder

The Scottish player is the Ringo Starr of tennis, writes John Leicester.

From The42 Andy Murray not tickled by 'crucial' feather fluster NET LOSS

Andy Murray not tickled by 'crucial' feather fluster

At a crucial point in this morning’s decider, the Scot halted in the middle of a second serve to catch a white feather as it floated to the ground.

From The42 It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days Images This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

From the Capital One Cup to the Australian Open and everything in between.

# australian-open - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From The42 Azarenka overcomes injury-hit Li Na to retain Australian Open title Tennis This post contains videos

Azarenka overcomes injury-hit Li Na to retain Australian Open title

The women’s singles final was packed with incident this morning.

# australian-open - Friday 25 January, 2013

From The42 Andy Murray floors Roger Federer in 5-set thriller Aussie Open

Andy Murray floors Roger Federer in 5-set thriller

Murray is now into in his third Australian final and will play defending champion Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

# australian-open - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The42 Wave goodbye: Li Na storms past Sharapova into final Australian Open

Wave goodbye: Li Na storms past Sharapova into final

Victoria Azarenka now stands between the Chinese star and a second Grand Slam title.

# australian-open - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The42 'Hormones and stuff' -- Female players are 'unstable emotionally', says Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Shut Up Bro

'Hormones and stuff' -- Female players are 'unstable emotionally', says Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

The French ace might want to turn his phone off for a while after these comments in Melbourne earlier.

From The42 VIDEO: Serena Williams destroys racket, loses quarter-final match Loud Noises This post contains videos

VIDEO: Serena Williams destroys racket, loses quarter-final match

Sloane Stephens ended her fellow American’s quest for a third successive grand slam this morning in Melbourne.

# australian-open - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From The42 'Forbes don't have my PIN number': Sharapova brushes off Rich List talk Rich List

'Forbes don't have my PIN number': Sharapova brushes off Rich List talk

Sharapova is rated as the world’s highest paid female athlete with earnings of almost $28 million per year.

# australian-open - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From The42 Djovokic advances to quarter-finals after epic five sets Australian Open This post contains videos

Djovokic advances to quarter-finals after epic five sets

The Serbian survived a scare against Stanislas Wawrikna in Melbourne.

From The42 Australian Open round-up: Ferrer and Almagro set to meet, Sharapova smashes record Review

Australian Open round-up: Ferrer and Almagro set to meet, Sharapova smashes record

In addition, Tomas Berdych defeated Kevin Anderson.

# australian-open - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From The42 Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 4 at the Australian Open Australian Open

Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 4 at the Australian Open

It’s hotter than hell in Melbourne today — but Andy Murray’s staying ice cold. Here’s your daily round up from Down Under.

# australian-open - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From The42 Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 3 at the Australian Open Australian Open

Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 3 at the Australian Open

A little bit of history for Maria Sharapova and details of a “staggering comeback” for Britain’s brave Heather Watson — here’s your daily round-up from sunny Melbourne.

From The42 VIDEO: Polish player goes ballistic over line call at Aussie Open Jerzy Roar This post contains videos

# australian-open - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From The42 Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 2 at the Australian Open Australian Open

Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 2 at the Australian Open

Serena rolls her ankle and Andy Murray begins his bid for back-to-back slams as we round up Tuesday’s action from Melbourne.

# australian-open - Monday 14 January, 2013

From The42 Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 1 at the Australian Open Australian Open

Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 1 at the Australian Open

We’re determined to win the battle against those pesky time zones this year.

# australian-open - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From The42 Murray beats Dimitrov to win Brisbane title Winning

Murray beats Dimitrov to win Brisbane title

The Scot beat the up and coming Bulgarian star 7-6 (7/0), 6-4 to win the tournament.

# australian-open - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From The42 Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane International Setback

Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane International

The 25-year-old has been forced to drop out of the tournament with a right collarbone injury

# australian-open - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Australian Open Stomach Virus

Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Australian Open

The Spaniard is still suffering from a stomach virus but says that his decision has nothing to do with a long-standing knee problem.

# australian-open - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From The42 Turkey: Andy Murray crashes at first hurdle in Abu Dhabi Tennis

Turkey: Andy Murray crashes at first hurdle in Abu Dhabi

The Scot was convincingly beaten by world number nine Janko Tipsarevic.

# australian-open - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Make some room: Djokovic and Williams are named world champions Awards Season

Make some room: Djokovic and Williams are named world champions

Guess Michael Flatley will have to take that accolade off his CV now.

# australian-open - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From The42 Peter Senior becomes oldest ever Australian Open winner at 53 Golf

Peter Senior becomes oldest ever Australian Open winner at 53

Meanwhile, world number four Justin Rose had a day to forget.

# australian-open - Friday 7 September, 2012

From The42 US Open 2012: Azarenka to face Serena in final Too Good

US Open 2012: Azarenka to face Serena in final

The world number one defeated her opponent by a score of 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 earlier today.

# australian-open - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From The42 'I was very nervous,' admits relieved Andy Murray Close Call This post contains videos

'I was very nervous,' admits relieved Andy Murray

The Scot also revealed that his knee was “a little bit sore” following last night’s match.

# australian-open - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The42 Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open Success

Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open

The American registered 14 aces as she comprehensively beat Victoria Azarenka.

# australian-open - Thursday 19 April, 2012

From The42 High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo Ante Up

High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo

Novak battled back from a set down while Andy will now face Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Rolex Masters.

# australian-open - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From The42 It's Sunday, so here's 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days Picture It This post contains images

It's Sunday, so here's 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

We’ve just got the roll of film developed in the chemists. And there’s a couple of ones worth of the living room wall.

# australian-open - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

From The42 No remorse: shirt-stealing Aussie not giving up her prize Getting Shirty This post contains videos

No remorse: shirt-stealing Aussie not giving up her prize

“I’m keeping it” says the woman who snatched the Djokovic souvenir from a young fan’s grasp.

# australian-open - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The42 Will to win: Four more epic tennis encounters No Pain No Gain This post contains videos

Will to win: Four more epic tennis encounters

Because watching Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal go at it hammer and tongs, only made us want more classic tennis.