Australian Open

Djokovic to get visa for 2023 Australian Open: reports

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will be granted a visa to play in the 2023 Australian Open, local media reports said Tuesday, despite his deportation from the country ahead of this year's tournament in January.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Djokovic confirms he has visa to play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic will be able to bid for a record-extending 10th men's singles title at next year's Australian Open after being granted a visa to travel to the tournament.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Djokovic to get visa for 2023 Australian Open: reports

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will be granted a visa to play in the 2023 Australian Open, local media reports said Tuesday, despite his deportation from the country ahead of this year's tournament in January.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Djokovic 'would love' to play at Australian Open: tournament chief

Novak Djokovic is eager to play at the Australian Open but it's up to him to "work out the situation" with the government, tournament chief Craig Tiley said Wednesday, while confirming Russians and Belarusians can compete as neutrals.

January 27, 2018
January 27, 2018

Halep says her time will come

Battle weary Simona Halep says her time will come after failing for the third time to win a Grand Slam final, admitting her body simply gave up after a draining Australian Open.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

Sharapova's return divides rivals

Maria Sharapova returns to tennis this week following her 15-month ban having tested positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.

April 23, 2017
April 23, 2017

Australian Open venue to get new stadium

A new multi-purpose 5,000-seater stadium is to be built at Melbourne Park as part of efforts aimed at keeping the Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament at its current site, Victoria state treasurer Tim Pallas said on Sunday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Federer fires in Dubai on return from Aus Open heroics

Roger Federer showed few signs of rust after a month off following his Australian Open heroics in sending Benoit Paire packing at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Djokovic, Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios hope the Davis Cup heals the wounds of their painful Australian Open exits this weekend when they will be the only two men in the top 15 taking part.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

Nick Kyrgios struggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it.