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Australian Open 2021: Vanquished Daniil Medvedev says Big Three are like 'cyborgs of tennis'
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Australian Open 2021: Vanquished Daniil Medvedev says Big Three are like 'cyborgs of tennis'

The defeat left Medvedev, 25, a leading member of the next generation, wondering how to overcome Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who have 58 major titles between them.

From war to peace, with a spiritual guru in tow: Novak Djokovic's path to tennis immortality
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From war to peace, with a spiritual guru in tow: Novak Djokovic's path to tennis immortality

A strict vegetarian diet, spiritual guru and family hugging-sessions are among the unusual methods that have helped Novak Djokovic to take his place among the immortals of tennis.

Nine finals, nine titles: Recounting Novak Djokovic's dominance at Australian Open
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Nine finals, nine titles: Recounting Novak Djokovic's dominance at Australian Open

Here's a look at Djokovic's incredible run of success and the records he has set on the way to becoming the undoubted king of Melbourne Park:

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev to win ninth Slam in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev to win ninth Slam in Melbourne

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open dominance improved to 18-0 combined in semi-finals and finals. On Sunday, Daniil Medvedev joined the ranks of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem, all of whom have lost to Djoko in semis or finals in Melbourne.

Australian Open 2021: As expectations soar, Naomi Osaka says she's focussing on one Slam at a time
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Australian Open 2021: As expectations soar, Naomi Osaka says she's focussing on one Slam at a time

23-year-old Naomi Osaka won her fourth Slam from the last eight she's contested. She became only the third player after Monica Seles and Roger Federer to win their first four major finals

Australian Open 2021: Japan's celebrations rocket into orbit as Naomi Osaka's win takes off
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Australian Open 2021: Japan's celebrations rocket into orbit as Naomi Osaka's win takes off

Osaka's triumph over Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final was hailed in Japan, and beyond, as astronaut Soichi Noguchi wrote from space "Naomi Osaka, congratulations on the victory," with a gold-medal emoji.

Australian Open 2021: Jennifer Brady says winning a Slam no longer feels as improbable as 'going to Mars'
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Australian Open 2021: Jennifer Brady says winning a Slam no longer feels as improbable as 'going to Mars'

Brady reached the Melbourne final despite undergoing 14 days' hard quarantine in Australia, forced to stay in her room while other players were allowed out every day to train.

Naomi Osaka: The shy youngster who rose to become a four-time Grand Slam champion at 23
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Naomi Osaka: The shy youngster who rose to become a four-time Grand Slam champion at 23

The 23-year-old's zen-like mentality and increased gravitas on and off the court have elevated her alongside Serena Williams to being the one of the most recognisable female athletes on the planet.

Naomi Osaka's low-key celebrations for winning Australian Open 2021 involve anime, pizza, and sleep
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Naomi Osaka's low-key celebrations for winning Australian Open 2021 involve anime, pizza, and sleep

"I'm probably going to watch some anime... maybe (eat) pizza... and go to sleep," said Osaka after winning her fourth Grand Slam title.

Australian Open 2021: Recapping Naomi Osaka's four Grand Slam title-winning runs
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Australian Open 2021: Recapping Naomi Osaka's four Grand Slam title-winning runs

Naomi Osaka clinched her fourth Grand Slam title on Saturday after beating Jennifer Brady at the Australian Open. Here's how her two US Opens and two Australian Opens were won:

Australian Open 2021: Pressure on Novak Djokovic in the final, says Daniil Medvedev
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Australian Open 2021: Pressure on Novak Djokovic in the final, says Daniil Medvedev

"For sure he has more experience, but more things to lose," Medvedev said about his final opponent Novak Djokovic.

Australian Open 2021: Aslan Karatsev fairytale has happy ending as qualifier takes home points, confidence, and prize money
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Australian Open 2021: Aslan Karatsev fairytale has happy ending as qualifier takes home points, confidence, and prize money

Qualifier Aslan Karatsev, who had never before qualified for a Grand Slam, will soar from 114 to 42 in the rankings and collects $658,000 in prize money, more than doubling his career earnings.

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says he felt 'at his best' in demolition of Aslan Karatsev
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says he felt 'at his best' in demolition of Aslan Karatsev

After beating qualifier Aslan Karatsev, Djokovic, showing no ill-effects from an abdomen injury sustained in the third round, said, "This is the best I've felt in the entire tournament. I could swing through the ball. No pain. The best match so far."

Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas finds 'nirvana' in stunning upset of Rafael Nadal
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Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas finds 'nirvana' in stunning upset of Rafael Nadal

"I wasn't thinking about a lot of things," said Tsitsipas. "How would I describe myself? Nirvana. Just was there... playing, not thinking."

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal not blaming quarantine after shock ouster
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal not blaming quarantine after shock ouster

"I'm not the guy that's going to find excuses on that or going to complain about what happened, no. Just accept. I never considered myself an unlucky person at all," Rafael Nadal said after his ouster.

Ankita Raina relishing journey Down Under with maiden Slam appearance, WTA Tour win
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Ankita Raina relishing journey Down Under with maiden Slam appearance, WTA Tour win

In Australia, Ankita Raina got her much-awaited Grand Slam debut and in the same week a first WTA Tour level win.

Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat
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Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat

It is a tricky balance when someone of Cameron Norrie’s ilk — ranked 69th and, until this week, the owner of a grand total of six wins in Grand Slam matches — goes up against someone of Rafa Nadal’s stature on one of their sport’s biggest stages.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal emerges unscathed from 'tough' workout to keep Grand Slam dream alive
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal emerges unscathed from 'tough' workout to keep Grand Slam dream alive

World No 2 Rafael Nadal accelerated his pursuit of a record 21st Grand Slam title on Saturday with a testing victory over Cameron Norrie.

Australian Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty brings cheer for host country as crowd-less event falls quiet
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Australian Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty brings cheer for host country as crowd-less event falls quiet

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty said it was "very strange" to play behind closed doors, a day after more than 22,000 fans visited Melbourne Park, as the five-day, state-wide lockdown went into force.

Australian Open 2021: 'Feel like I played better', teenager Coco Gauff unruffled by second-round defeat
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Australian Open 2021: 'Feel like I played better', teenager Coco Gauff unruffled by second-round defeat

Gauff showed plenty of promise but fell to fifth seed Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in a free-wheeling second-round contest on Rod Laver Arena.