Tennis

Sun 26 Jan 2020

‘Shut up, d***head’: Prodigy’s Slam dream crushed

premium_icon ‘Shut up, d***head’: Prodigy’s Slam dream crushed

Tennis’ teen titan Coco Gauff has been knocked out of the Australian Open by countrywoman Sofia Kenin.

Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

premium_icon Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

Blood and beer was splattered on tennisgoers and a woman was left bloodied after an ugly brawl broke out at the Australian Open.

Nadal admits he doesn’t like Kyrgios’ antics

premium_icon Nadal admits he doesn’t like Kyrgios’ antics

World No.1 Rafael Nadal cruised into the fourth round before giving Nick Kyrgios a serve.

World reacts to Kyrgios’ Australian Open epic

World reacts to Kyrgios’ Australian Open epic

Nick Kyrgios was tired, hurt and frustrated after blowing a two-set lead, but the Aussie produced the magic to claim the stunning victory.

Federer powers home in mighty comeback

premium_icon Federer powers home in mighty comeback

Roger Federer overcame a slow start - and some jelly legs as a result of his John Millman epic.

Kyrgios blasts ump: ‘My hand was squirting blood’

premium_icon Kyrgios blasts ump: ‘My hand was squirting blood’

Nick Kyrgios’ win over Karen Khachanov wasn’t without incident, the Aussie blowing up at the chair umpire after he was hit with a code violation.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Nadal sets up possible clash with Kyrgios

Nadal sets up possible clash with Kyrgios

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has set up a potential showdown with Nick Kyrgios after crushing compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta in a clinical display

AFL star apologises for Australian Open stitch-up

AFL star apologises for Australian Open stitch-up

A star famous for being the tallest man in the AFL has offered a sheepish apology after being called out for an Australian Open code violation

‘Friendship over’: vicious Australian Open feud erupts

‘Friendship over’: vicious Australian Open feud erupts

World No.4 Daniel Medvedev woke up on Saturday to read the news that his friendship with an Australian Open star is over

Barty's Open prospects soar as seeds crash out

Barty's Open prospects soar as seeds crash out

With world No.2 Karolina Pliskova and sixth seed Belinda Bencic joining Naomi Osaka and Serena Willams on the Open scrap heap, Ash Barty is looking good

There goes the world No.2: seeds fall at Australian Open

There goes the world No.2: seeds fall at Australian Open

The women's upsets continue at the Australian Open, with world No.2 Karolina Pliskova and sixth seed Belinda Bencic both crashing out in the third round

Coach tips powerful Popyrin to send Medvedev on his way

Coach tips powerful Popyrin to send Medvedev on his way

Alexei Popyrin's new coaching recruit is convinced the powerful 20-year-old can remove world No.4 Daniil Medvedev from the Australian Open on Saturday night

Inside the Aus Open’s craziest moments

premium_icon Inside the Aus Open’s craziest moments

There has been more drama than you could poke a stick at during the opening week of the Australian Open. And we aren’t just talking about on court.

Ball girl praises Nadal’s unexpected move

Ball girl praises Nadal’s unexpected move

It’s the moment that has melted hearts across the globe, but the youngster at the centre of it remains stunned by the instant reaction of Rafael Nadal

‘I have so much respect’: Fed’s classy message to Millman

premium_icon ‘I have so much respect’: Fed’s classy message to Millman

Roger Federer’s Australian Open campaign is alive, just, after coming out on top in an epic five set encounter against local hero John Millman.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Words that made Ash Barty ‘tear up’

Words that made Ash Barty ‘tear up’

Aussie Ash Barty has opened up on the moment she was made to “tear up” by a possible Australian Open opponent after a gripping victory

Retiring Open champion Wozniacki breaks down after loss

Retiring Open champion Wozniacki breaks down after loss

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki broke down in tears on court on Friday after her career ended in cruel heartbreak

Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

premium_icon Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th grand slam title has been put on hold after a shock loss to China’s Wang Qiang.

Stunning awkwardness in Naomi Osaka's Open ‘implosion’

Stunning awkwardness in Naomi Osaka's Open ‘implosion’

There was pure, gut-wrenching awkwardness when Naomi Osaka met teen superstar Coco Gauff at the net after the former world No.1’s meltdown

Climate protesters to disrupt Aus Open tonight

premium_icon Climate protesters to disrupt Aus Open tonight

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters will descend upon the Australian Open tonight, but the group claims the rally won’t cause chaos for the tennis crowd

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