ARTICLES RELATING TO AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Melbourne finalist Nadal skips Davis Cup

2017-01-30 18:02

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of Spain's Davis Cup clash with Croatia this weekend as he recovers from his Australian Open exertions.

WATCH: The greatest point in tennis history?

2017-01-30 13:16

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played an extraordinary point in Sunday's Australian Open final.

Melbourne master Federer back in Top 10

2017-01-30 13:04

Roger Federer has climbed back into the ATP top 10 on the strength of his epic 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Serena takes over as world No 1

2017-01-30 13:01

Australian Open winner Serena Williams has replaced Angelique Kerber as world number one in the latest WTA rankings released.

Twitter serves up praise for Federer

2017-01-30 08:49

Roger Federer defeated his rival Rafael Nadal to clinch the Australian Open final and Twitter absolutely loved it.

Federer drops hints that the end may be nigh

2017-01-30 07:25

Roger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal.

Nadal 'not sad' despite tough Federer defeat

2017-01-29 18:02

Rafael Nadal said he would take inspiration from his titanic five-set Australian Open final defeat to Roger Federer and hoped it meant a strong season ahead.

Federer, Nadal clash in blockbuster Aussie final

2017-01-29 08:02

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will collide in the Australian Open final as both veterans open a new chapter in their thrilling Grand Slam rivalry.

Jubilant Serena says record win was 'all heart'

2017-01-28 15:12

Serena Williams says she had to dig deep to see off her sister Venus and finally win a record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Federer v Nadal, captivating but lopsided rivalry

2017-01-28 12:23

The rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has long captivated fans, who are happy to overlook its big flaw: it's heavily weighted to one side.

 
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2017 Aus Open finals example of 'devotion to conditioning' - S24

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Record-setting Serena back at No 1

2017-01-30 13:04

Australian Open winner Serena Williams has replaced Angelique Kerber as world No 1 in the latest WTA rankings.

Melbourne master Federer back in top 10

2017-01-30 13:01

Roger Federer has climbed back into the ATP top 10 on the strength of his epic 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

No 18 was Federer’s greatest triumph

2017-01-30 12:25

Roger Federer’s 18th Grand Slam title was arguably his finest triumph, Herman Mostert reckons.

Take a moment to honour the greats

2017-01-30 08:35

This past weekend saw four of sport's most influential characters locking horns, and it was great, says Lloyd Burnard.

Federer defends timeout after 'legal cheating' claim

2017-01-29 20:31

Roger Federer slammed comments that he had engaged in "legal cheating" by taking a medical timeout at a crucial stage of his Australian Open victory over Rafael Nadal.

Federer downs Nadal in gruelling Australian Open final

2017-01-29 14:20

Roger Federer has won his fifth Australian Open, downing long-time rival Rafael Nadal in an gruelling final at the Rod Laver Arena.

Time 'felt right' for Serena's Slam record

2017-01-28 19:00

An ecstatic Serena Williams says winning a record 23rd Grand Slam at the tournament where it all began, and against her sister Venus, was "the stuff that legends are made of".

Stars align as Federer, Nadal renew rivalry

2017-01-28 15:01

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal make their unexpected return as Grand Slam finalists in a classic Australian Open decider that nobody saw coming.

Serena storms to record Australian Open win

2017-01-28 12:01

Serena Williams has won an Open era record 23rd Grand Slam title, beating sister Venus in the final of the Australian Open.

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