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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic hails Serena Williams as one of the greatest athletes ever
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic hails Serena Williams as one of the greatest athletes ever

Djokovic added Williams, who has been stuck on 23 major titles since 2017, needed to see the "larger picture" of her achievements following her defeat by Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka halts Serena Williams' bid for 24th Slam title; Novak Djokovic marches on
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Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka halts Serena Williams' bid for 24th Slam title; Novak Djokovic marches on

Fans witnessed an emotional exit from Williams, Jennifer Brady's win over Karolina Muchova and top-ranked Djokovic preserving his perfect semi-final record at Karatsev's expense.

Australian Open 2021: 'I'm done', Serena Williams in tears after falling short of 24th Grand Slam yet again
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Australian Open 2021: 'I'm done', Serena Williams in tears after falling short of 24th Grand Slam yet again

Pressed on what caused her to make so many mistakes, tears began to flow as she told reporters: "I don't know. I'm done," before walking out.

Australian Open 2021: Dominant Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ bid for 24th Slam with straight sets win
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Australian Open 2021: Dominant Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ bid for 24th Slam with straight sets win

Williams, who won her last major in Melbourne in 2017, was left stranded on 23 Grand Slam titles as she strives to match Margaret Court's all-time record.

Australian Open 2021: Excited fans return to Melbourne Park as semi-finals begin
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Australian Open 2021: Excited fans return to Melbourne Park as semi-finals begin

The already-delayed opening Grand Slam of the year was plunged into yet more chaos last week when Australia's second most populous city was ordered behind closed doors after a new COVID-19 cluster.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal beats Fabio Fognini to reach 43rd Grand Slam quarter-final
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal beats Fabio Fognini to reach 43rd Grand Slam quarter-final

It is the 13th time Nadal has made the last eight in Australia, moving to joint third on the all-time list behind only Roger Federer (15) and John Newcombe (14). 

Australian Open 2021: Pegula draws on energy of billioniare dad's Bills in Slam breakthrough
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Australian Open 2021: Pegula draws on energy of billioniare dad's Bills in Slam breakthrough

Pegula said she was inspired by the Buffalo Bills' run to the NFL playoffs in beating a top-10 player for the first time on Monday to make her first-ever Grand Slam quarter-final.

Australian Open 2021: Serena not obsessed with equalling Margaret Court's 24 Slams, says coach
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Australian Open 2021: Serena not obsessed with equalling Margaret Court's 24 Slams, says coach

The 39-year-old, 23-time major winner has lost four Slam finals while chasing Court's all-time mark since her last major victory at Melbourne Park in 2017 while pregnant.

Australian Open 2021: Year's first Grand Slam rolls on, minus the buzz
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Australian Open 2021: Year's first Grand Slam rolls on, minus the buzz

While 64,387 fans crammed into the grounds on day one last year, only 17,922 turned up this time despite major drawcards such as Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic.

Australian Open 2021: Nick Kyrgios labels Novak Djokovic 'a strange cat' as feud with Serbian ace intensifies
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Australian Open 2021: Nick Kyrgios labels Novak Djokovic 'a strange cat' as feud with Serbian ace intensifies

Kyrgios has waged a running battle with Djokovic, sparked by the Serb's ill-fated Adria Tour exhibition series last year as the coronavirus pandemic raged.

Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin says she’s ‘obviously not happy’ with patchy first round win
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Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin says she’s ‘obviously not happy’ with patchy first round win

Kenin prevailed 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 26 minutes, with the American vocal throughout and frustrated with her patchy performance.

Australian Open 2021: Angelique Kerber says hard quarantine 'definitely' led to first-round exit
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Australian Open 2021: Angelique Kerber says hard quarantine 'definitely' led to first-round exit

The 2016 Australian Open winner, seeded 23 at Melbourne Park, was in disarray as she succumbed 6-0, 6-4 in just one hour and 10 minutes against American Pera, ranked 63.

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka overcomes nerves, sleepless night to breeze through first round
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Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka overcomes nerves, sleepless night to breeze through first round

It was an effortless performance from US Open champion Osaka, who revealed she was battling nerves ahead of the year's opening Grand Slam.

Australian Open 2021: Venus Williams hailed by sister Serena, Naomi Osaka after winning opening round
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Australian Open 2021: Venus Williams hailed by sister Serena, Naomi Osaka after winning opening round

Williams, who played her first Australian Open in 1998, battled past fellow veteran Kirsten Flipkens 7-5, 6-2 on Margaret Court Arena in her 88th Grand Slam to ensure she lived to fight another day.

Australian Open 2021: Ankita Raina becomes third Indian woman to secure place in Grand Slam main draw
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Australian Open 2021: Ankita Raina becomes third Indian woman to secure place in Grand Slam main draw

Only Sania Mirza and Nirupama Vaidyanathan have competed in the Grand Slam main draws for India before.

Australian Open 2021: 'Don't have much respect for him,' says Novak Djokovic on Nick Kyrgios' off-court antics
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Australian Open 2021: 'Don't have much respect for him,' says Novak Djokovic on Nick Kyrgios' off-court antics

Kyrgios has waged a running battle with the Serb in recent times, sparked by Djokovic's ill-fated Adria Tour exhibition series last year as the coronavirus pandemic raged.

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic cherishes 'love affair' with event while setting sights on 18th Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic cherishes 'love affair' with event while setting sights on 18th Grand Slam

Djokovic said he was hoping being back on Rod Laver Arena would inspire him to another title.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal says back ‘little more stiff than usual’ ahead of first-round match
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal says back ‘little more stiff than usual’ ahead of first-round match

Nadal has been hitting the practice courts at Melbourne Park in a desperate bid to be fit and firing for the Australian Open, which starts Monday

Australian Open 2021: Red-hot Daniil Medvedev gallops into Grand Slam on 14-match win streak
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Australian Open 2021: Red-hot Daniil Medvedev gallops into Grand Slam on 14-match win streak

Daniil Medvedev has been in blistering form and led Russia to the ATP Cup with a 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Italian world number 10 Matteo Berrettini.

Ashleigh Barty beats Garbine Muguruza to clinch Yarra Valley Classic; Elise Mertens wins Gippsland Trophy
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Ashleigh Barty beats Garbine Muguruza to clinch Yarra Valley Classic; Elise Mertens wins Gippsland Trophy

Barty ramped up her preparations by wearing down the two-time Grand Slam champion 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 in one hour and 47 minutes to win her ninth WTA singles title.