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Smaller crowds, bio-bubble for players: Australian Open organisers chalk out plan to host 2021 edition
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Smaller crowds, bio-bubble for players: Australian Open organisers chalk out plan to host 2021 edition

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley will be looking at the running of both the US Open and delayed French Open to help plan contingencies for Australian Open 2021.

Grand Slams hope to avoid meeting fate of Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour by adhering to strict COVID-19 protocols
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Grand Slams hope to avoid meeting fate of Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour by adhering to strict COVID-19 protocols

Hindsight offers clarity, but organisers of the world’s biggest tournaments say they will not make the same mistakes as they reopen the sport and seek to keep the players safe.

Australian tennis legend and four-time grand slam champion Ashley Cooper passes away at 83
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Australian tennis legend and four-time grand slam champion Ashley Cooper passes away at 83

Tennis Australia said Friday that the former No. 1-ranked player and long-time administrator had died after a long illness.

Roger Federer's the best but Novak Djokovic remains Rafael Nadal's most difficult opponent, says ex-coach Toni
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Roger Federer's the best but Novak Djokovic remains Rafael Nadal's most difficult opponent, says ex-coach Toni

The “GOAT” (Greatest of all Time) debate in men’s tennis has divided opinion for a decade and remains a hot topic as the trio continue to dominate, having won the last 13 majors.

Australian Open cancellation a possibility; aim is to organise tournament with local fans only, says Tennis Australia chief
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Australian Open cancellation a possibility; aim is to organise tournament with local fans only, says Tennis Australia chief

The tennis season was halted in early March due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 3.68 million people around the world while killing over 256,000, according to a Reuters tally.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rafael Nadal doesn't think tennis will return this year, says he's worried about Australian Open 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rafael Nadal doesn't think tennis will return this year, says he's worried about Australian Open 2021

Nadal said he had practically written off the remainder of the year and was looking to the Australian Open in January 2021 as the next tournament he will play

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur calls for resumption of season at Indian Wells in March 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur calls for resumption of season at Indian Wells in March 2021

Tunisian Jabeur, the first Arab woman to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam, said resuming the season later this year was not ideal as it would not be fair when calculating ranking points.

Coronavirus Outbreak: I am opposed to vaccination, wouldn't want to be forced to take it, reveals Novak Djokovic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: I am opposed to vaccination, wouldn't want to be forced to take it, reveals Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic faces a dilemma if it becomes compulsory for players to get vaccinated before they can begin competing once the tennis season resumes following the hiatus created by the coronavirus pandemic,

Qatar Open: Aryna Sabalenka’s journey from personal tragedy takes a heartwarming upturn with win over Petra Kvitova
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Qatar Open: Aryna Sabalenka’s journey from personal tragedy takes a heartwarming upturn with win over Petra Kvitova

Aryna Sabalenka ended with 21 winners to just 15 unforced errors, but the most crucial difference-maker of the day was how she repeatedly redirected Kvitova’s firepower

Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic saves three match points to beat Gael Monfils in semi-final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic saves three match points to beat Gael Monfils in semi-final

World No 1 Novak Djokovic saved three match points to beat France’s Gael Monfils 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-1 on Friday as he set up a final showdown at the Dubai Open with Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Mexican Open: Rafael Nadal says Acapulco 'feels like home', recounts title wins in 2005 and 2013 as key moments in his career
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Mexican Open: Rafael Nadal says Acapulco 'feels like home', recounts title wins in 2005 and 2013 as key moments in his career

Nadal has won the title or reached the final in three of his four appearances and views his 2013 win as a key moment in his career

Roger Federer to miss string of tournaments, including French Open, after undergoing knee surgery
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Roger Federer to miss string of tournaments, including French Open, after undergoing knee surgery

Federer's agent told Reuters last week that the Swiss was planning on playing only at Roland Garros while skipping the Madrid and Rome Masters

Wild card Kim Clijsters to face sixth seed Kiki Bertens in her first return game in Dubai
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Wild card Kim Clijsters to face sixth seed Kiki Bertens in her first return game in Dubai

Clijsters has been drawn against sixth seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands after being given a wildcard entry

Novak Djokovic at Australian Open vs Rafael Nadal at French Open in numbers: Is Serb or Spaniard tougher to beat?
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Novak Djokovic at Australian Open vs Rafael Nadal at French Open in numbers: Is Serb or Spaniard tougher to beat?

Novak Djokovic has eight Australian Open titles. Rafael Nadal has 12 Roland Garros trophies. But which of the two is harder to beat at respective slam?

Maharashtra Open 2020: Indian tournaments should pursue high-ranked players 'aggressively,' says ATP Executive Vice-President Alison Lee
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Maharashtra Open 2020: Indian tournaments should pursue high-ranked players 'aggressively,' says ATP Executive Vice-President Alison Lee

Alison Lee, Executive Vice-President of the ATP International Group that looks after the business affairs in Australia, Asia, Middle East, Russia and Africa, believes it is also because the organisers were not aggressive enough in signing up higher-ranked players

Margaret Court says she faced discrimination from Tennis Australia for her views on gay marriage
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Margaret Court says she faced discrimination from Tennis Australia for her views on gay marriage

Tennis Australia (TA) invited Court, who won a record 24 Grand Slam titles, to Melbourne Park to recognise the 50th anniversary of her 1970 calendar Grand Slam, while saying it disagreed with her “personal views”.

Biggest takeaway from the Australian Open: Men's and women's tennis are in very different places right now
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Biggest takeaway from the Australian Open: Men's and women's tennis are in very different places right now

The men have a triopoly that could quickly transform into a monopoly if Novak Djokovic stays fresh and focused. The women have something closer to mob rule with new winners emerging at a madcap clip

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic is insurmountable, Sofia Kenin is one of a kind and more takeaways
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Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic is insurmountable, Sofia Kenin is one of a kind and more takeaways

Australian Open didn't follow the script - on and off the court. Bushfires remained central focus even as tennis provided two weeks worth of distraction.

Australian Open 2020: With eighth title in bag, Novak Djokovic 'thrilled' to be in contention for ending up with most singles Grand Slams
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Australian Open 2020: With eighth title in bag, Novak Djokovic 'thrilled' to be in contention for ending up with most singles Grand Slams

Djokovic said he was mindful that he, 38-year-old Federer and 33-year-old Nadal were being hunted down by a younger generation of players led Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev.

Australian Open 2020: With hard-fought victory over Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic shows what he does best
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Australian Open 2020: With hard-fought victory over Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic shows what he does best

It wasn't his prettiest, or most perfect, performance. But Novak Djokovic still managed to carve out a win which showed that he has become increasingly difficult to beat in the battle of wills.