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# tennis - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
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# King Of Melbourne Park

Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title

Feb 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 14,603 Views 12 Comments

Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.

# tennis - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title
# Queen Of Melbourne
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# Queen Of Melbourne

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title

Feb 20th 2021, 10:21 AM 29,121 Views 11 Comments

The 23-year-old has become the first woman since Monica Seles to win her first four Grand Slam finals.

# tennis - Friday 19 February, 2021

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic
# Fourth Seed
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# Fourth Seed

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic

Feb 19th 2021, 11:21 AM 3,032 Views 4 Comments

The Russian beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets this morning.

# tennis - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,113 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka
# Success
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# Success

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka

Feb 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 6,277 Views 0 Comments

The American star edged Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in a tense semi.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
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# Melbourne

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,327 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova

Feb 17th 2021, 7:48 AM 3,384 Views 1 Comment

Muchova clinches a place in grand slam semi-finals for the first time, where she will face USA’s Jennifer Brady.

# tennis - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals
# Abdominal Injury
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# Abdominal Injury

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,933 Views 5 Comments

The world number one came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and set up a clash with qualifier Aslan Karatsev.

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka

Feb 16th 2021, 10:01 AM 3,503 Views 0 Comments

Williams moves one step closer to a 24th grand slam title with a 6-3 6-3 victory.

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
# Surprise Package
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# Surprise Package

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis

Feb 16th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,814 Views 0 Comments

On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.

# tennis - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
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# Shock

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,114 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

# tennis - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out
# Madvedev
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# Madvedev

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 5,133 Views 4 Comments

Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had a much easier time of it against Swede Mikael Ymer, winning 6-4 6-1 6-1.

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open
# Tough To Stomach
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# Tough To Stomach

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open

Feb 13th 2021, 9:54 AM 3,261 Views 4 Comments

The injury came during a bizarre third-round encounter which was suspended to clear fans before the state-wide lockdown began at midnight.

# tennis - Friday 12 February, 2021

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,817 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

# tennis - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 5,281 Views 1 Comment

Elina Svitolina’s experience came to the fore against Coco Gauff.

# tennis - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Bad dream puts Osaka on edge
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# Worry

Bad dream puts Osaka on edge

Feb 10th 2021, 3:15 PM 4,091 Views 0 Comments

The three-time Slam winner had an uneasy feeling Wednesday, waking up in a panic after a nightmare before her Australian Open clash.

Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open
# Battle
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# Battle

Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open

Feb 10th 2021, 8:35 AM 1,536 Views 0 Comments

Former champion Stan Wawrinka missed three match points in a dramatic five-set loss to Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out

Feb 10th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,958 Views 1 Comment

Williams has only lost five games in her first two matches at Melbourne Park.

# tennis - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum
# Unhappy
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# Unhappy

'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum

Feb 9th 2021, 5:57 PM 8,840 Views 2 Comments

The world number 11 had dropped the fourth set of a five-set epic against Italian teenager Jannik Sinner.

History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'
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# Rafa

History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'

Feb 9th 2021, 7:56 AM 3,884 Views 1 Comment

Women’s champion Sofia Kenin also went through, but two-time winner Victoria Azarenka lost after breathing problems.

# tennis - Monday 8 February, 2021

Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through
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# Down Under

Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through

Feb 8th 2021, 12:40 PM 4,270 Views 0 Comments

Top women’s seed Ashleigh Barty, defending champion Sofia Kenin and 20-time men’s singles Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal all begin their challenge on Tuesday.

Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case
# Angry
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# Angry

Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case

Feb 8th 2021, 10:02 AM 7,056 Views 1 Comment

The three-time Grand Slam winner was unable to travel to Australia after recording a positive test over the Christmas period.

# tennis - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Djokovic has 'not much respect' for Kyrgios off the court
# Tension
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# Tension

Djokovic has 'not much respect' for Kyrgios off the court

Feb 7th 2021, 8:53 PM 4,225 Views 5 Comments

The Australian has waged a running battle with the Serb in recent times.

# tennis - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
# Trailblazer
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# Trailblazer

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies

Feb 4th 2021, 11:39 PM 3,792 Views 1 Comment

The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.

Australian Open draw postponed - but organisers adamant tournament can start on Monday
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Australian Open draw postponed - but organisers adamant tournament can start on Monday

Feb 4th 2021, 8:04 AM 2,927 Views 0 Comments

Players and support staff who could have come into contact with a hotel worker who tested positive for coronavirus have had to isolate.

# tennis - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Hundreds of tennis players and officials forced to isolate after Australia Covid case
# Chaos
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# Chaos

Hundreds of tennis players and officials forced to isolate after Australia Covid case

Feb 3rd 2021, 1:35 PM 5,062 Views 2 Comments

The move is not expected to impact Monday’s start of the opening Grand Slam of the year.

# tennis - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
# Shaken Vak
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# Shaken Vak

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'

Jan 20th 2021, 4:16 PM 5,632 Views 4 Comments

Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

Jan 20th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,330 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

# tennis - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
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# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,849 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

# tennis - Sunday 17 January, 2021

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
# Mess
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# Mess

More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72

Updated Jan 17th 2021, 5:07 PM 8,455 Views 2 Comments

47 players had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days, with Australian Open director saying players knew the isolation risk.

# tennis - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
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# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,898 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

# tennis - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
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# Tennis

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Jan 14th 2021, 11:15 AM 2,161 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

# tennis - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
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# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

# tennis - Monday 28 December, 2020

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
# Goat
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# Goat

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,936 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

# tennis - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent
# Structures
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# Structures

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 7,869 Views 2 Comments

Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.

# tennis - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle

Nov 8th 2020, 9:10 AM 5,153 Views 5 Comments

The Australian says he found it tough spending so long away from his home and family.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Rafael Nadal claims 1,000th match win of career
# 1000 Not Out
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# 1000 Not Out

Rafael Nadal claims 1,000th match win of career

Nov 4th 2020, 8:56 PM 4,077 Views 1 Comment

The 20-time Grand Slam champion enjoyed a comeback twin over Feliciano Lopez in the Paris Masters second round.

# tennis - Friday 30 October, 2020

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world
# Shock Result
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# Shock Result

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world

Oct 30th 2020, 7:47 PM 9,483 Views 1 Comment

Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.

# tennis - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions
# Living With Covid-19
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# Living With Covid-19

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 58,242 Views 44 Comments

All activities must now be suspended after a new statement from the governing body.

# tennis - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'
# BTL
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# BTL

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

Oct 14th 2020, 10:31 PM 12,817 Views 5 Comments

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

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