2018 Australian-open

Showing 1 of 16 from 16 results
2018 Australian-open - Total results - 16
Caroline Wozniacki's career of consistency comes to an end as Dane chooses to retire on her own terms
Sports

Caroline Wozniacki's career of consistency comes to an end as Dane chooses to retire on her own terms

It is interesting to note that much of Wozniacki’s career over the last few years has seen major rises and small blips, owing in no small part due to seemingly minor-injuries that have piled up

Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal says he won't skip tournaments to lengthen career like rival Roger Federer
Sports

Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal says he won't skip tournaments to lengthen career like rival Roger Federer

Federer is missing the claycourt season for the second year in a row, but Nadal says he has no plans to skip any Grand Slam tournaments in the near future.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer’s humility in success supersedes his genius and court craft
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer’s humility in success supersedes his genius and court craft

A crying Roger Federer is a sight to see. Choking, bumbling, tears streaked across his face, he looks fallible. Human. And yet so much of what he does on the tennis court is other-worldly.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer's 20th Grand Slam title leaves Twitter teary-eyed and awestruck
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer's 20th Grand Slam title leaves Twitter teary-eyed and awestruck

Twitter erupted after Roger Federer won his 20th Grand Slam title. A look at the best tweets:

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki-Simona Halep final a fitting end to an intense fortnight for women’s tennis
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki-Simona Halep final a fitting end to an intense fortnight for women’s tennis

If women’s tennis needed an advertisement for tenacity, the Australian Open final between Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep was it.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer’s legend continues to grow, even as rivals crumble
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer’s legend continues to grow, even as rivals crumble

In a game that has become increasingly physical over the years, neither Federer’s body nor his mind is showing signs of wear and tear. He has preserved his body with smart scheduling and kept his mind fresh by occasionally going off the circuit.

Australian Open 2018: Marin Cilic gives himself, and the lost generation, another shot at a Grand Slam title
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Marin Cilic gives himself, and the lost generation, another shot at a Grand Slam title

Soft-spoken off-court, Cilic’s booming shots create quite the racket on it. Not many of his generation have had a third shot at a Grand Slam. Then again, he’s probably worked the hardest for it.

Australian Open 2018: Old warhorse Roger Federer’s path to final runs into Young Turk Hyeon Chung
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Old warhorse Roger Federer’s path to final runs into Young Turk Hyeon Chung

Chung, Korea’s latest sporting sensation, will run into the evergreen Federer and his mountain of history on Friday.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer reveals he reached out to Rafael Nadal wishing him speedy recovery
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer reveals he reached out to Rafael Nadal wishing him speedy recovery

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal might be arch-rivals on court but off it they are good friends and the compassionate Swiss star has been worried about the injured World No 1.

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki overcomes late wobble to defeat Elise Mertens and reach final
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki overcomes late wobble to defeat Elise Mertens and reach final

Caroline Wozniacki is one match away from ending her Grand Slam title drought after overcoming a late wobble to beat unseeded Elise Mertens.

Australian Open 2018: Unheralded Tennys Sandgren shows Dominic Thiem the door to reach quarters
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Unheralded Tennys Sandgren shows Dominic Thiem the door to reach quarters

Sandgren becomes just the second man in the last 20 years since Frenchman Nicolas Escude to make the quarter-finals on his Australian Open debut.

Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep says she's close to playing at 100 percent despite tiring route to quarters
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep says she's close to playing at 100 percent despite tiring route to quarters

Halep has spent a shade under eight hours on court in four matches so far, including an epic 3-hour, 44-minute clash with Lauren Davis on Saturday which the Romanian won 15-13 in the final set.

Australian Open 2018: Well-behaved Nick Kyrgios keeps emotions in check to get past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Well-behaved Nick Kyrgios keeps emotions in check to get past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

That was the first glimpse of the new well-behaved Kyrgios — a man who has seemingly evolved from being a notorious tantrum-throwing waste of talent. Kyrgios 2.0, perhaps.

Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka make statement on day of comebacks
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka make statement on day of comebacks

It’s been over six months that the tennis world had seen Djokovic and Wawrinka play a competitive match, and two years since Sharapova featured in the year’s first Major. Upon their return to Melbourne Park, they took contrasting paths to 1st round victories.

Australian Open 2018: Yuki Bhambri lets 'Major' chance slip, but goes home richer in experience
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Yuki Bhambri lets 'Major' chance slip, but goes home richer in experience

Perhaps gripped by the thought of winning his first main draw round, and the pressure and expectation of it, Bhambri played with none of the freedom that a qualifier is usually allowed

Australian Open 2018: Victoria Azarenka pulls out of tournament due to custody battle over son
Sports

Australian Open 2018: Victoria Azarenka pulls out of tournament due to custody battle over son

Azarenka had been handed a wildcard into the opening Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne, starting on 15 January, but will not be making the trip.