Tennis: Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open

Aljazeera – A tournament that had to contend with many uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, climaxed with Novak Djokovic remaining an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to…

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final

JAPAN’S Naomi Osaka cemented her place as the outstanding star of the women’s game by beating American Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final to win her fourth Grand Slam…

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Aslan Karatsev to reach Melbourne final

Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame stern resistance from Aslan Karatsev to reach the Australian Open final and end the Russian qualifier’s remarkable run. Despite the world number 114 causing moments…

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka to face Jennifer Brady in final after beating Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka claimed an impressive victory over Serena Williams to reach the Australian Open final and end the American’s latest quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. Three-time Slam…

Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Simona Halep to face Naomi Osaka in Semi-final

SERENA Williams produced a stunning performance to beat second seed Simona Halep and set up an Australian Open semi-final with Naomi Osaka. The 39-year-old American, bidding for a record-equalling 24th…

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic beats Taylor Fritz despite struggling with injury

BBC – Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived an injury scare and battled past American Taylor Fritz to move into the last 16 of the Australian Open. World number one Djokovic…

Australian Open: Sofia Kenin knocked out, Ashleigh Barty through

Sofia Kenin said she “couldn’t really handle the pressure” of being defending champion after being knocked out of the Australian Open by Kaia Kanepi. The American fourth seed, 22, was…

Australian Open: Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka win but Angelique Kerber loses

SERENA Williams launched her latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam with a 56-minute demolition of Laura Siegemund at the Australian Open. The American, 39, said it was “vintage…

ATP Cup: Rafael Nadal pulls out of opener with back problem

RAFAEL Nadal pulled out of Spain’s opening ATP Cup tie with a lower back problem less than a week before he launches his bid for a record 21st men’s Grand…

Serena Williams & Katie Boulter win as Australian Open warm-ups begin

SERENA Williams says she may not have been able to play in the Australian Open had it not been pushed back by three weeks. The first Grand Slam of the…