Australian Open

‘Say it loud and clear, Nadal is the most successful player of all time,’ says Becker

Boris Becker says Rafael Nadal is clearly the most successful player of all time after claiming his 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian...

Rafael Nadal has pulled off ‘the greatest comeback of the Open Era,’ says top analyst

Former world number one Mats Wilander has credited Rafael Nadal with 'the best comeback in the Open Era' after his Australian Open triumph.Nadal appeared...

‘A few months ago we were both on crutches’ – Roger Federer pays tribute to Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer says he and Rafael Nadal were joking about both being on crutches just a few months ago as he congratulated him on...

‘Rafael Nadal now going into the best months of his career,’ says Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander believes Rafael Nadal has the chance to cement his claim of being the greatest player of all time after his Australian Open...

Rafael Nadal makes history as he wins stunning Australian Open final to claim 21st major

Rafael Nadal has won a record 21st major title after he staged a stunning comeback to beat Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final.Nadal...

‘Australian Open final will be a monster marathon’, says top analyst

Mats Wilander says the Australian Open final between Daniil Medvedev and Rafael Nadal looks too close to call, but the best two players in...

Rafael Nadal is ‘the classiest and most humble champion of any sport,’ says John McEnroe

John McEnroe has hailed Rafael Nadal as 'the classiest, humblest champion of any sport' after his fine Australian Open run.Nadal saw his 2021 season...

Ashleigh Barty ‘had to be selfish’ to win Australian Open, says Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander said Ashleigh Barty has 'had to be selfish' to win the Australian Open, but no one should begrudge her it.Barty beat Danielle...

‘Rafael Nadal is more relaxed about 21st Grand Slam than Novak Djokovic,’ says Boris Becker

Boris Becker says Rafael Nadal can handle the pressure of going for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam as he's more relaxed than Novak Djokovic.Nadal...

Ashleigh Barty makes ‘dream come true’ as she wins Australian Open

Winning the Australian Open is 'a dream come true' for Ashleigh Barty, she admitted after an emotion-charged night in Melbourne.Barty downed American Danielle Collins...

‘I asked myself what would Novak do?’ says Medvedev in quarterfinal comeback

Danill Medvedev came back from two sets down in the Australian Open quarterfinal and said he was inspired by Novak Djokovic.Medvedev fought back from...

WATCH: Nick Kyrgios strikes a child in the crowd with tennis ball in doubles win

Nick Kyrgios was involved in a controversial moment at the Australian Open as he accidently struck a child in the crowd with a ball.In...

‘Two months ago, I didn’t know if I’d be back on the tour at all,’ admits Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal admitted it was touch and go whether he'd be back playing tennis at all after he reached his 36th Grand Slam semi-final...

‘Rafael Nadal had it right – Novak Djokovic thought he was bigger than the tournament,’ claims politician

Daniel Andrews, the state premier for Victoria, has reignited the Novak Djokovic deportation row by suggesting the Serbian thought he was 'bigger than the...

‘I’m a more complete player now,’ warns Ashleigh Barty as she powers into last four

Ashleigh Barty says she considers herself a 'more complete player' than she was at previous Australian Opens as she moved into the semi-finals.The world...

WATCH: ‘You’re all corrupt’ – Denis Shapovalov rages at umpire for not punishing Rafael Nadal

Denis Shapovalov courted controversy at the Australian Open by openly claiming the umpires are 'all corrupt' in his quarterfinal clash with Rafael Nadal.Nadal had...

‘I was completely destroyed’ – says Nadal after winning five set quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal has secured his Australian Open semi-final spot in a tense five-set match against Canadian Denis Shapovalov.The Spaniard looked to have the quarter-final...

‘Alexander Zverev will win a major but never dominate like big four,’ says Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander says Alexander Zverev does not have the quality of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, or Roger Federer, and his shock Australian Open proves...

Rafael Nadal admits he was ‘a little lucky’ in epic Australian Open tiebreak

Rafael Nadal admitted he needed a bit of luck to come through a bruising tiebreaker against Adrian Mannarino at the Australian Open.Nadal faced the...

Alexander Zverev ‘missing effort’ in shock Australian Open loss, says Boris Becker

Boris Becker says a fourth round exit for Alexander Zverev at the Australian Open is 'not enough' for a player of his quality.Big things...

‘Did not expect to win in three’ – Denis Shapovalov thrilled with Alexander Zverev upset

Denis Shapovalov admitted he was as surprised as anyone else to see him run over Alexander Zverev in straight sets at the Australian Open.Zverev...

‘No excuses’ – Alexander Zverev says shock Australian Open exit a tough one to take

Alexander Zverev said there were 'no excuses' for his shock Australian Open exit to Denis Shapovalov.The German was expected to go all the way...

Rafael Nadal says foot injury is behind him ‘for the moment’ after another impressive win

Rafael Nadal hailed his win over Karen Khachanov as his ‘best match, no doubt’ since he returned to the ATP Tour following injury.Nadal faced...

Novak Djokovic ‘hit mentally’ by Australia saga but has ‘not yet said his last word in tennis’

Novak Djokovic has been ‘hit mentally’ by his deportation from Australia but he will bounce back and prove his detractors wrong, says coach Marian...

Ashleigh Barty happy with ‘clean’ win as she maintains amazing Australian Open record

Ashleigh Barty hailed her impressive 6-2, 6-3 win over Camila Giorgi at the Australian Open as ‘clean.’The world number one delighted her home crowd...

Craig Tiley insists he has ‘not considered’ resigning over Novak Djokovic mess

Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley says he has not considered resigning despite the mess that saw world number one Novak Djokovic deported last week.Djokovic...

‘Nick Kyrgios belongs in the top five or six,’ says Grand Slam legend

John McEnroe has lamented the wasted potential of Nick Kyrgios, describing him as ‘the most talented player I've seen in the last 10 years.’Kyrgios...

‘Unbelievable in every department’ – Former world number one tips Carlos Alcaraz for the top

Carlos Alcaraz is destined to be a world number one despite his third-round Australian Open exit, says Mats Wilander.Alacaraz, who was the fifth youngest...

‘Danill Medvedev is the best player in the world at the moment,’ says Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios lost in the second round of the Australian Open to top seed Daniil Medvedev and said afterwards he believes he's the best...

‘I was just proud of how I kept fighting,’ says Emma Raducanu on Australian Open exit

British number one Emma Raducanu is out of the Australian Open but says she was proud of her 'fight and grittiness' despite struggling with...

‘Making the second round of Slams is not motivating,’ says Andy Murray

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray says his second round defeat in the Australian Open is a 'tough loss' for him to take and...

‘It was a good learning experience for me,’ says Emma Raducanu after blister issues

Tennis teenage sensation Emma Raducanu lost in the second round of the Australian Open due to blisters on her hands but said it was...

Novak Djokovic deported in part due to ‘media portrayal’ of vaccination views, says judge

Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia in part due to the 'media portrayal' of his choice not to be vaccinated, the judges have confirmed.A...

‘It was hard for me’ – Garbine Muguruza blames shock Australian Open exit on Covid

Garbine Muguruza crashed out of the Australian Open in the second round, but claimed a Covid outbreak had hampered her chances.Muguruza was the third...

‘She never drops her level’ – Former WTA star explains what makes Ashleigh Barty so formidable

Jo Konta believes sheer consistency is what makes Ashleigh Barty so good, saying: 'she very rarely has dips.'Barty beat Lucia Bronzetti 6-1, 6-1 to...

Daniil Medvedev can ‘dominate for the next five years,’ says former world number one

Mats Wilander believes Daniil Medvedev could be the man to 'dominate for the next five years' due to his growing consistency.Medvedev is the highest...

‘We both put everything out there,’ says Emma Raducanu after first round win

Emma Raducanu has made an impressive debut at the Australian Open beating Sloane Stephens in the first round but admits she 'gave it all...

‘You guys are a zoo’ – Nick Kyrgios dazzles on court setting up Daniil Medvedev showdown

Nick Kyrgios once again brought his own unique style to the Australian Open, whipping the crowd on John Cain Arena into a frenzy as...

‘Andy Murray can get back to the top of the game,’ says Mats Wilander

Former world number one Andy Murray can make a return to the top tier of tennis says Mats Wilander, after battling through a five...

Australian handling of Novak Djokovic described as ‘total b***sh*t’ by legend

John McEnroe has described Australia's handling of the Novak Djokovic visa situation as 'total b***sh*t'.Djokovic is unvaccinated, but travelled to Melbourne after being he...

COMMENT: Novak Djokovic the victim of ugly deportation saga, not the creator

The Australian Open gets underway under a serious cloud on Monday after world number one Novak Djokovic was deported.Since Djokovic announced on social media...

Potential implications for Novak Djokovic as French Sports Ministry state – ‘No vaccine, no entry’

The French Ministry for Sport have announced a strict 'no vaccine, no entry' rule for the foreseeable future which could have further implications for...

‘Emma Raducanu has a target on her back,’ says former world number one

Emma Raducanu will begin her Australian Open campaign tomorrow with a target on her back according to 18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert.Raducanu had...

Rafael Nadal gives update on foot injury after dominant display at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal was reluctant to declare himself over his recent foot injury, despite his powerful performance in the Australian Open first round.Nadal was forced...

‘Covid destroyed me,’ says Rafael Nadal after making winning Australian Open return

Rafael Nadal says his recent Covid infection 'destroyed him physically' after he made a winning return to the Australian Open.Nadal tested positive for the...

More Novak Djokovic confusion as government claim he ‘did not have a legitimate exemption’

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has claimed Novak Djokovic never had a 'legitimate exemption' to enter Australia - he just thought he did.Djokovic announced at...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I hope we can all now focus on the game and tournament I love’

Novak Djokovic has spoken of his 'extreme disappointment' at the decision to prevent him from playing in the Australian Open.Djokovic was all set to...

Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open as court dismisses visa appeal

Novak Djokovic will be unable to defend his Australian Open title after the Federal Court upheld the decision to cancel his visa.Djokovic travelled to...

‘The Australian Open will be great with or without Novak Djokovic,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he is 'tired' of the Novak Djokovic situation and the Australian Open will be great whether or not the world number...

‘Andy Murray can go deep at the Australian Open,’ says former British number one

Andy Murray has a good opportunity to go far at the Australian Open says former British Number one Johanna Konta.After overcoming what many thought...

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Patrick Mouratoglou ‘accepts full responsibility’ as Simona Halep struggles continue

Simona Halep crashed out of Roland Garros in the second round, but coach Patrick Mouratoglou says he must take 'full responsibility' for it.Halep lost...

Iga Swiatek happy with ‘truly strong tennis’ as she continues recent dominance

Iga Swiatek continued her dominant 2022 by powering her way past Alison Riske and into the French Open third round.The 6-0, 6-2 win over...

Emma Raducanu delivers injury update following Roland Garros exit

Emma Raducanu left Roland Garros free from injury and pain, which she said was 'the biggest win.'The British number one and US Open champion...

‘I am happy’ – Daniil Medvedev continues clay court improvement

Daniil Medvedev continued his impeccable start at Roland Garros by beating the impressive Laslo Djere in round two.Medvedev has never made any secret of...