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  • Nadal, Halep roll on as shocks rattle Australian Open

    World number one Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep dodge an exodus of seeded players as the shocks keep rolling at the Australian Open

  • Federer survives scare as stars fall

    Serena Williams crashed out, 15-year-old Coco Gauff stunned Naomi Osaka and Roger Federer survived a five-set thriller as the form book went flying out of the window at the Australian Open on Friday.

  • Nadal’s new friend, Coco’s plea

    World number one Rafael Nadal planted a kiss on the cheek of a ballgirl he accidentally hit in the face with a shot on Thursday -- and on Friday, he made it up to her all over again.

  • Federer survives five-set epic at Australian Open

    Six-time champion Roger Federer survived an epic five-set marathon to seal his 100th Australian Open win Friday, fending off a huge challenge from John Millman.

  • Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career

    Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams were both left in tears after the Dane's glittering tennis career ended in a third-round defeat at the Australian Open on Friday.

  • No-nonsense Djokovic cruises towards record eighth Melbourne title

    Novak Djokovic barely got out of first gear in a sizzling performance to thrash Yoshihito Nishioka and move into the Australian Open fourth round Friday, closing in on a record eighth title.

  • Serena stunned at Australian Open

    Serena Williams was sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open third round by China's Wang Qiang on Friday, torpedoing her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam crown.

  • Kyrgios suffers fright, Halep sails

    Flamboyant Nick Kyrgios suffered a fright before reaching the Australian Open third round on Thursday as the weather-disrupted tournament faced a new challenge: dirty rain, which left courts muddy and unplayable.

  • Serena, Federer advance

    Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams took another step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

  • Serena fends off Zidansek, Sandgren stuns Berrettini

    Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.