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Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Novak Djokovic claims ninth title in Melbourne with straight sets win over Daniil Medvedev
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Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Novak Djokovic claims ninth title in Melbourne with straight sets win over Daniil Medvedev

Australian Open 2021 men's final: Novak Djokovic heads into Sunday's Australian Open final unbeaten on eight previous occasions in the title match, but knowing he will need to be at his mental and physical best to overcome red-hot Russian Daniil Medvedev

Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win her second Australian Open
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Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win her second Australian Open

Australian Open 2021 Women's final: Japan's Naomi Osaka maintained her perfect record in Grand Slam deciders by beating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 to win her fourth major title.

Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Novak Djokovic through to ninth final; Jennifer Brady sets up Naomi Osaka clash
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Australian Open 2021 Highlights: Novak Djokovic through to ninth final; Jennifer Brady sets up Naomi Osaka clash

Australian Open 2021 Semi finals: Novak Djokovic will look to stay on track for an 18th Grand Slam title, while Serena Williams has the formidable figure of Naomi Osaka blocking her path to a record-equalling 24th when the Australian Open semi-finals begin.

Australian Open 2021: Confident Naomi Osaka 'at ease' after storming into semis
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Australian Open 2021: Confident Naomi Osaka 'at ease' after storming into semis

Osaka overcame tHsieh Su-wei's unorthodox style 6-2, 6-2 in an all-Asian quarter-final at a crowd-less Rod Laver Arena.

Australian Open 2021: Fast courts take away little bit of time for me, says Dominic Thiem
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Australian Open 2021: Fast courts take away little bit of time for me, says Dominic Thiem

Thiem, a narrow loser to Novak Djokovic in last year's Melbourne final, finally got over the line 7-6 (7/2), 6-2, 6-3 against Kazakh veteran Mikhail Kukushkin.

Australian Open 2021: Thiem overcomes Kukushkin hurdle; Zverev grinds down Giron
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Australian Open 2021: Thiem overcomes Kukushkin hurdle; Zverev grinds down Giron

Thiem, a narrow loser to Novak Djokovic in last year's Melbourne final, came through his match on Rod Laver Arena 7-6 (7/2), 6-2, 6-3, but was made to work for it.

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: Lleyton Hewitt tips Nick Kyrgios to 'go deep' despite not playing for one year
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Australian Open 2021: Lleyton Hewitt tips Nick Kyrgios to 'go deep' despite not playing for one year

Despite his immense talent, Kyrgios has yet to go beyond the quarter-finals at Grand Slams and has slipped to 47 in the world.

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic at 'home' in Melbourne as 18th Slam title beckons
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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic at 'home' in Melbourne as 18th Slam title beckons

Djokovic won the first of his 17 Grand Slam crowns in Australia in 2008 and Rod Laver Arena has since become his most successful court.

Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000
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Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000

Victoria state's Sports Minister Martin Pakula said it equated to some 390,000 spectators across the two-week spectacle – around half the attendance of last year.

Australian Open 2020: Fifth-seeded duo Barbora Krejcikova, Nikola Mektic clinch mixed doubles title with comeback victory
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Australian Open 2020: Fifth-seeded duo Barbora Krejcikova, Nikola Mektic clinch mixed doubles title with comeback victory

Krejcikova and Mektic proved too strong for the reigning US Open champions in the tiebreak, winning eight straight points on their way to a 5-7 6-4 (10-1) victory on Rod Laver Arena

Australian Open 2020: Rafael Nadal heaps praise on Dominic Thiem after loss to Austrian in quarter-finals
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Australian Open 2020: Rafael Nadal heaps praise on Dominic Thiem after loss to Austrian in quarter-finals

Thiem ended Nadal’s bid to match Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles, at least for now, having ridden his luck at times in claiming the three tiebreaks.

Australian Open 2020: Ash Barty says she is proud of her indigenous heritage after sealing quarter-finals berth on Australia Day
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Australian Open 2020: Ash Barty says she is proud of her indigenous heritage after sealing quarter-finals berth on Australia Day

Barty is seen as the country’s best hope to end its long wait for a first home-grown women’s champion since Chris O’Neil won the tournament in 1978.

Australian Open 2020: With stunning upsets and epic tennis, drama-filled Friday gives fans action worth every penny
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Australian Open 2020: With stunning upsets and epic tennis, drama-filled Friday gives fans action worth every penny

The Australian Open produced a crazy, drama-filled day today at Melbourne Park, with fans witnessing epic matches, upsets, and just some great tennis, in general.

Australian Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says she is still searching 'champion mentality' after third round defeat against Coco Gauff
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Australian Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says she is still searching 'champion mentality' after third round defeat against Coco Gauff

Osaka’s tame performance on Rod Laver Arena came less than four months after she beat Gauff easily 6-3 6-0 in the same round at the US Open.

Australian Open 2020: Tearful Caroline Wozniacki ready for 'next chapter' after losing in third round of farewell tournament
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Australian Open 2020: Tearful Caroline Wozniacki ready for 'next chapter' after losing in third round of farewell tournament

The 29-year-old Wozniacki said last year that Melbourne Park, where she won her lone Grand Slam title two years ago, would be the site of her final outing as a tennis professional

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic struggles past Jan-Lennard Struff to enter second round; Ash Barty beats Leisa Tsurenko
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Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic struggles past Jan-Lennard Struff to enter second round; Ash Barty beats Leisa Tsurenko

Playing against an opponent he defeated both times in straight sets in the past, Djokovic lost his serve four times in the match on Rod Laver Arena, where he beat Rafa Nadal in last year’s final to pick up a seventh Australian Open title.

Australian Open 2020: Serena Williams moves into second round with win over Anastasia Potapova; Coco Gauff ousts Venus Williams
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Australian Open 2020: Serena Williams moves into second round with win over Anastasia Potapova; Coco Gauff ousts Venus Williams

Buoyed by securing her first WTA title as a mother in Auckland two weeks ago, the 38-year-old American great kept her stay out on Rod Laver Arena to a minimum with a 6-0 6-3 trouncing of Anastasia Potapova in under an hour.

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer shows no sign of rust, beats Steve Johnson in straight sets in first round
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Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer shows no sign of rust, beats Steve Johnson in straight sets in first round

Playing his first competitive match since losing to Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the ATP Finals in November, Federer broke his opponent’s serve early in each of the three sets and closed out the match when Johnson hit a return long.