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Australian Open 2018: Marin Cilic gives himself, and the lost generation, another shot at a Grand Slam title
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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: Roger Federer faces Chung Hyeon challenge to book spot in final
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer faces Chung Hyeon challenge to book spot in final

On paper it looks hugely one-sided. Federer, a 19-time Grand Slam champion and veteran of 382 Slam showdowns over 20 years, up against an unseeded 21-year-old lining up for just his 17th match at a major.

Australian Open 2018: Dominant Marin Cilic beats Kyle Edmund in straight sets to enter final
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Australian Open 2018: Dominant Marin Cilic beats Kyle Edmund in straight sets to enter final

Marin Cilic dominated British hope Kyle Edmund in straight sets to become the first Croatian to reach the final of the Australian Open on Thursday.

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

Highlights, Australian Open 2018, semi-finals: Marin Cilic wins; Simona Halep outlasts Angelique Kerber in epic
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Highlights, Australian Open 2018, semi-finals: Marin Cilic wins; Simona Halep outlasts Angelique Kerber in epic

It's time for the semi-finals at Australian Open. Can Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki continue their quest for a maiden Grand Slam title? Follow our live blog to find out.

Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Angelique Kerber in thriller to set up finale against Caroline Wozniacki
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Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Angelique Kerber in thriller to set up finale against Caroline Wozniacki

World number one Simona Halep set up an Australian Open final against Caroline Wozniacki after a thrilling 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 battle past former champion Angelique Kerber on Thursday.

Australian Open 2018: Serena Williams tells Tennys Sandgren to apologise to 'entire group of people' over controversial tweets
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Australian Open 2018: Serena Williams tells Tennys Sandgren to apologise to 'entire group of people' over controversial tweets

Serena Williams called on Tennys Sandgren to apologise on Wednesday after the unheralded American exited the Australian Open amid a backlash over his political views.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer reveals he reached out to Rafael Nadal wishing him speedy recovery
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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
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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, women’s semi-finals preview: Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki continue quest for 1st Slam title
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Australian Open 2018, women’s semi-finals preview: Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki continue quest for 1st Slam title

Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Elise Mertens are the last four women left standing at the Australian Open. Here's a look at how they stack up.

Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund’s improved tenacity could help him kill another giant in Marin Cilic
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Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund’s improved tenacity could help him kill another giant in Marin Cilic

Edmund’s improved physical and mental tenacity in Melbourne, especially during his five-set win over Nikoloz Basilashvili in near 40 degree Celsius heat, has earned him a glowing report in every experts’ book.

Australian Open 2018: Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos advance into mixed doubles semi-final
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Australian Open 2018: Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos advance into mixed doubles semi-final

Bopanna and Babos kept a steady lead throughout the duel and managed to score more winners in both their first and second serves to eke out the victory.

Australian Open 2018: Angelique Kerber-Simona Halep tie headlines semis; Caroline Wozniacki takes on Elise Mertens
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Australian Open 2018: Angelique Kerber-Simona Halep tie headlines semis; Caroline Wozniacki takes on Elise Mertens

Halep is the player tasked with stopping 2016 winner Kerber. Wozniacki, who has never quite lived up to the hype in the majors, wQill need to overcome Mertens, who is in the last four on her Australian Open debut.

Australian Open 2018: Hyeon Chung sails into semi-finals along with veterans Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber on Day 10
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Australian Open 2018: Hyeon Chung sails into semi-finals along with veterans Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber on Day 10

Federer will play South Korean Hyeon Chung in the semi-final while Angelique Kerber will face off against Simona Halep for a spot in the final.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer brushes past Tomas Berdych to reach 14th semi-final at Melbourne
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer brushes past Tomas Berdych to reach 14th semi-final at Melbourne

Federer's latest victory was his 92nd in 105 matches in Melbourne to make the Australian Open his most successful Grand Slam in terms of matches won along with Wimbledon.

Australian Open 2018: Karolina Pliskova criticises organisers for late-night matches after Simona Halep loss
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Australian Open 2018: Karolina Pliskova criticises organisers for late-night matches after Simona Halep loss

Pliskova was trampled 6-3, 6-2 by World No 1 Simona Halep in a match that started just before 4:00 pm on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep expects 'marathon' match against Angelique Kerber in semi-final
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Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep expects 'marathon' match against Angelique Kerber in semi-final

Halep overcame a shaky start to reel off nine games in a row and 12 of the last 14 games to recover from 0-3 en route to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Pliskova on Rod Laver Arena.

Australian Open 2018: Injured Rafael Nadal set to return to action in three weeks
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Australian Open 2018: Injured Rafael Nadal set to return to action in three weeks

The 16-time Grand Slam champion Nadal had a scan in a Melbourne hospital after he retired early in the fifth set of his match with Croatia's Marin Cilic on Tuesday.

Australian Open 2018: Lleyton Hewitt feels it is unfair if only some top players get to play under closed roofs
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Australian Open 2018: Lleyton Hewitt feels it is unfair if only some top players get to play under closed roofs

Hewitt said, "If they (top players) get through that match, the other guy would not be able to come through physically in the next two days and that will be unfair"

Australian Open 2018: Tennys Sandgren accuses media of demonising him over social media posts
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Australian Open 2018: Tennys Sandgren accuses media of demonising him over social media posts

Sandgren has been accused of homophobia and racism in recent days on social media and queried about following right-wing nationalists on Twitter and other online platforms.