ARTICLES RELATING TO AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Kvitova hails end to Grand Slam issues

2019-01-29 08:22

Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova hailed the end of her Grand Slam bad luck - and of a two-year transition following a knife attack.

Plaudits for Australian Open's SA-born director

2019-01-28 14:24

Australian Open stars have heaped praise on South African-born tournament director Craig Tiley, calling it "the greatest".

Djokovic hails Nadal rout as his 'best' Slam final performance

2019-01-27 15:02

Novak Djokovic said he played his "best final in a Grand Slam" to win a record magnificent seventh Australian Open with a rout of Rafael Nadal.

From pain to pleasure: Djokovic's rocky road to magnificent seven

2019-01-27 14:49

Twelve months after exiting the Australian Open with career doubts swirling, Novak Djokovic on Sunday struggled to keep his emotions from reducing him to tears.

Osaka embraces pressure, eyes 'Naomi Slam'

2019-01-27 07:18

Newly-minted Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she was not satisfied with back-to-back majors and hoped to complete a "Naomi Slam".

New world No 1 Osaka 'in a state of shock'

2019-01-26 21:16

Japan's Naomi Osaka is "in a state of shock" after holding her nerve to battle past Petra Kvitova and win the Australian Open.

Kvitova feels a winner, despite Australian Open pain

2019-01-26 15:59

Petra Kvitova is hurting but still feels like a winner after going down against Japan's Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.

Kvitova aims to hit Osaka with early onslaught in final

2019-01-25 21:29

Czech Petra Kvitova is aiming to rock Japan's 'on fire' Naomi Osaka with an early onslaught in the Australian Open final.

Djokovic gets pep talk - from 4-year-old son

2019-01-25 13:24

Fans across the world tuned in to see Novak Djokovic set up a 2019 Australian Open final against Rafael Nadal with victory over Lucas Pouille. His son was not among them.

Kvitova-Osaka: Australian final from different perspectives

2019-01-25 12:19

Petra Kvitova wants to produce a highlight of her "second career" by beating Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.

 

Australian Open winner Osaka leaps to No 1

2019-01-28 14:31

Naomi Osaka, winner of the Australian Open, has jumped to the top of women's tennis with her beaten opponent Petra Kvitova rising to second in Monday's WTA rankings.

Djokovic motivated to match Federer's 20

2019-01-28 08:19

Novak Djokovic has designs on Roger Federer's 20 Grand Slam crowns after completing a record-breaking Australian Open victory.

Nadal takes positives out of Australian Open defeat

2019-01-27 14:51

Rafael Nadal said he took a lot of positives out of the Australian Open on his return from injury, despite being thrashed in the final by Novak Djokovic.

Djokovic trounces Nadal to claim Australian Open crown

2019-01-27 12:54

Novak Djokovic has trounced Rafael Nadal in the men's final at the Australian Open, winning comfortably in three sets.

53rd Djokovic-Nadal meeting promises epic

2019-01-26 22:17

The Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal promises to be an epic 53rd meeting between the pair.

Plaudits flow with Osaka 'beyond excited' to be No 1

2019-01-26 17:00

Tennis great forecast a dazzling future for new women's world No 1 Naomi Osaka.

Greatest rivals Djokovic, Nadal square off

2019-01-26 12:03

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will renew the "greatest rivalry" in modern tennis when they collide in a mouth-watering Australian Open final.

Pouille powerless to 'find any solution' to dominant Djokovic

2019-01-25 15:42

Lucas Pouille has admitted that world No 1 Novak Djokovic played so well in their Australian Open semi-final that he was powerless to resist.

Djokovic demolishes Pouille to set up Nadal final

2019-01-25 12:23

Novak Djokovic has continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille.

Awkward ... McEnroe talks about seeing Nadal NAKED!

2019-01-25 11:21

John McEnroe fired off a verbal foot fault in his on-court interview with 2019 Australian Open finalist Rafael Nadal, telling Rod Laver Arena he'd seen the Spaniard nude.

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