ARTICLES RELATING TO AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Oz Open boosts prize money

2014-10-07 10:33

The Australian Open's prize money will swell 10 percent to $31.7 million next year, organisers have said.

Anderson top Ace in Melbourne

2014-02-05 16:01

South Africa's 22nd world-ranked Kevin Anderson has served most aces at the recent Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

Swiss press hail Wawrinka win

2014-01-27 15:31

The Swiss press have hailed the "impossible exploit" of newly-crowned Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.

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Aus Open 2014 Women's Final

2014-01-27 11:14

See all the best pics from the 2014 Australian Open women's final.

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Don't boo Nadal - Wawrinka

2014-01-27 08:57

Stanislas Wawrinka has taken Australian Open fans to task after sections of the crowd booed Rafael Nadal for taking a medical timeout.

Navratilova: Serena's not done

2014-01-26 15:53

Martina Navratilova has said Serena Williams can win 20-plus Grand Slams despite her flop at the Australian Open.

Li Na eyes number one ranking

2014-01-26 15:07

Li Na said she was ready to work hard to become world number one after clinching her first Australian Open title.

Sampras: Rafa to pass Roger

2014-01-25 21:40

Former tennis champion Pete Sampras has tipped Rafael Nadal to beat Roger Federer's 17 Grand Slam titles.

This win better than French - Li

2014-01-25 16:58

Chinese star Li Na says winning the Australian Open title was more satisfying than her Grand Slam breakthrough at the French Open.

Third time lucky for Li Na

2014-01-25 12:42

Li Na has won the Australian Open women's title, beating Dominika Cibulkova to become the oldest woman champion in the Open era.

Federer insists he's on track

2014-01-24 18:04

Roger Federer has said he was encouraged by his start to the new season but deeply regretted missing out on an all-Swiss final.

Rafa: Roger brings out my best

2014-01-24 16:30

Rafa Nadal has said playing Roger Federer always brings the best out of him after he bludgeoned his way to the Australian Open final.

Nadal's blistering forehand

2014-01-24 12:05

Australian ex-player Allan Stone voiced the thoughts of many when he wondered how Rafael Nadal got such a bad blister on his hand.

Bitter experience has Li wary

2014-01-24 09:20

Li Na has bitter experience of losing Australian Open finals and she is fired up to go one better against Dominika Cibulkova.

Wawrinka into Oz Open final

2014-01-23 14:26

Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka reached his first Grand Slam final after beating Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Renewed Federer eyes chance

2014-01-23 11:47

A rejuvenated Roger Federer may get his best chance to end his Grand Slam torment against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

Cibulkova thrashes Radwanska

2014-01-23 08:07

Slovakian underdog Dominika Cibulkova has stunned fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska, to storm into the Australian Open final.

Li ends Bouchard dream

2014-01-23 07:15

China's Li Na swept into the Australian Open final, brushing aside Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets.

Bartoli still close to tennis

2014-01-22 16:19

Reigning women's Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has no plans for comeback, but hasn't completely left tennis behind.

Federer downs Murray

2014-01-22 14:19

Record Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set up an Australian Open semi-final with Rafael Nadal after beating Andy Murra.

Azarenka booed at Oz Open

2014-01-22 13:14

Victoria Azarenka's tumultuous reign as the Australian Open's two-time champion ended with a lot of boos from the crowd.

Djokovic backs Becker

2014-01-22 10:28

Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic says he's prepared to give his new partnership with Boris Becker more time.

Don't mock Nadal's 'routines'

2014-01-22 07:46

A psychologist has urged TV commentators and fans not to mock Rafael Nadal's repetitive mid-match "routines".

Djokovic harbours no regret

2014-01-21 18:22

A magnanimous Novak Djokovic has said he lost to the better player as his 25-match win streak at the Australian Open was broken.

Djokovic beaten Down Under

2014-01-21 14:40

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka has knocked out defending champion Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

 

R10k bonus for Klaasen

2014-02-05 16:01

South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen received a welcome bonus cheque from his sponsors after reaching the Australian Open final.

Nishikori senses a new era

2014-01-31 17:33

Japan's Kei Nishikori says Stanislas Wawrinka's Australian Open triumph could spell the beginning of a new era for men's tennis.

I deserved to win - Wawrinka

2014-01-27 13:59

Stanislas Wawrinka insists he is a deserving winner of the Australian Open after upsetting injury-hit world number one Rafael Nadal.

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Aus Open 2014 Men's final

2014-01-27 10:36

See all the best pics from the men's final of the 2014 Australian Open.

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Wawrinka rises in rankings

2014-01-26 17:59

Stanislas Wawrinka will replace David Ferrer as the world's No 3 player after beating Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.

Nadal blames injury for loss

2014-01-26 15:34

A devastated Rafael Nadal, wiping away tears, has said a back problem made it "impossible" to win the Australian Open final.

Wawrinka stuns Nadal in final

2014-01-26 13:16

Swiss eighth seed Stanislas Wawrinka has won his first grand slam title at the Australian Open after beating Spain's Rafa Nadal.

Time penalties upset Nadal

2014-01-25 17:03

Rafael Nadal's uncle and coach Toni has reacted to the world number one's recent problems with time penalties.

Klaasen, Butorac lose in final

2014-01-25 14:30

South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his American partner Eric Butorac have finished as runners-up at the Australian Open.

Li ready for second Slam

2014-01-25 08:30

Li Na is confident of handling the pressure of being favourite to win her second Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Federer bemoans Nadal's grunt

2014-01-24 16:30

Roger Federer has railed against Rafael Nadal's loud grunting and slow play after he tumbled out of the Australian Open.

Nadal storms into Oz final

2014-01-24 14:11

Rafael Nadal has extended his mastery over long-time rival Roger Federer as he stormed into an Australian Open final.

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The Genie is out!

2014-01-24 09:26

See Twitter pics of tennis superbabe Genie Bouchard.

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Klaasen expecting tough final

2014-01-23 20:41

Raven Klaasen is expecting a tension-filled encounter as he bids for unprecedented glory in the Australian Open men's doubles final.

Justin Bieber tweets Bouchard!

2014-01-23 13:26

Eugenie Bouchard was happy to receive a tweet from fellow Canadian Justin Bieber, ahead of her semi-final against Li Na.

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Wombat attacks tennis babe!

2014-01-23 09:24

Watch a wombat's attack on tennis babe Eugenie Bouchard!

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Klaasen reaches Oz Open final

2014-01-23 07:43

South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his American partner Eric Butorac have advanced to the men's doubles final at the Australian Open.

Federer focused on Nadal

2014-01-22 17:24

Roger Federer says he didn't dare think about an all-Swiss Australian Open final after joining Stanislas Wawrinka in the semis.

Mbalula surprises Klaasen

2014-01-22 16:19

Raven Klaasen has received a pleasant surprise on his arrival back from practise at his Melbourne hosts home.

Grand Slam door opens for Li

2014-01-22 13:15

China's Li Na will hope to seize a golden opportunity at the Australian Open as the top seed left standing heads into a semi-final.

'I got lucky', says Nadal

2014-01-22 12:00

Rafael Nadal admitted he got lucky as he moved into the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a win over Grigor Dimitrov.

Nadal survives Dimitrov test

2014-01-22 09:53

World No 1 Rafael Nadal fought off a challenge from Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Azarenka knocked out in Oz

2014-01-22 07:07

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka has been bundled out of the Australian Open in the quarter-finals by Agnieszka Radwansa.

Wawrinka plays down chances

2014-01-21 18:22

Stanislas Wawrinka has modestly played down his chances of winning the Australian Open despite stunning Novak Djokovic.

Berdych fights off Ferrer

2014-01-21 10:58

Tomas Berdych fought off the tenacious David Ferrer in four sets to win through to his first Australian Open semi-final.

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