Australian Open

‘Novak Djokovic achieved a level of excellence in final,’ says Daniil Medvedev’s coach

The biggest problem Daniil Medvedev had in the Australian Open final was that Novak Djokovic 'was at a level of excellence,' says coach Gilles...

‘Novak Djokovic won because he was just the better player,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open final because he was simply the better player, Daniil Medvedev has admitted. Medvedev is back in action for the...

Marian Vajda: ‘I’m sorry I was not at Australian Open, but watching Novak Djokovic win was a pleasure’

Marian Vajda has said he is sorry he was not with Novak Djokovic in Australia, but it was 'a pleasure' to watch him from...

Goran Ivanisevic: ‘Nobody gets the kind of unfair media treatment that Novak Djokovic does’

Goran Ivanisevic has issued a strong rebuke to the media after what he believes is hugely unfair treatment of Novak Djokovic from the media. Djokovic...

‘Novak Djokovic is extraordinary – he is not as big an idol as he deserves to be,’ says Alex Corretja

Alex Corretja says Novak Djokovic is not recognised as 'the idol he deserves to be,' and that's a real shame. Djokovic won the Australian Open...

‘The Australian Open made it clear: Novak Djokovic is in a league of his own,’ says analyst

Novak Djokovic is in 'a league of his own,' says Sky Sports expert and former Germany Davis Cup captain Patrik Kuhnen, especially when it...

Alexander Zverev: ‘I no longer just want to play nice tournaments or matches – I want to win’

Alexander Zverev says he is at the stage of his career where he wants titles, not plaudits, after admitting he was disappointed with his...

‘Age is just a number – I still have a lot of gas left in me,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has warned his rivals he 'still has plenty of gas' left in the tank and he still sees himself retaining his current...

‘Daniil Medvedev was not able to retain his poise against Novak Djokovic,’ says Toni Nadal

Toni Nadal believes Daniil Medvedev ultimately crumbled under the pressure in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic. Medvedev was the form player going into...

‘I was impressed with his attitude’ – Nick Kyrgios finds unlikely ally after Australian Open performance

Nick Kyrgios has found an unlikely ally in Boris Becker after his eye-catching Australian Open performance. Kyrgios and Becker have been at loggerheads before, with...

‘If Novak Djokovic hadn’t hit the line judge, the US Open would have been the same outcome,’ says Andy Murray

Andy Murray says the younger players are 'nowhere near' to matching Novak Djokovic, and only a twist of fate stopped him winning the US...

‘I’ll have to take some time off to heal’ – Novak Djokovic confirms muscle tear has worsened

Novak Djokovic has revealed that continuing to play with an abdominal tear at the Australian Open has made the injury worse. Djokovic suffered the injury...

Boris Becker: ‘Novak Djokovic gave a mental and tactical masterclass in Australian Open final’

Novak Djokovic put on a 'mental and tactical masterclass' to neutralise Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final, says Boris Becker. Medvedev was riding a...

‘Novak Djokovic now poised to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal,’ says Grand Slam legend

Boris Becker believes Novak Djokovic is now 'poised' to win the Grand Slam race after his latest Australian Open success. Djokovic claimed a ninth title...

‘Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal inspire me to keep going,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says he will continue to play tennis at least as long as rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are. Djokovic has been locked...

‘Today was a masterpiece’ – Coach hails Novak Djokovic after he cements Australian Open legacy

Coach Goran Ivanisevic has described the performance Novak Djokovic produced in the Australian Open final as 'a masterpiece.' Djokovic defied both an injury and a...

‘Somebody upstairs sees the unfairness in the media to Novak Djokovic,’ says Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic has taken aim at the media for questioning the injury sustained by Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open. Djokovic won a ninth Australian...

COMMENT: Why Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open win must rank among his greatest achievements

When you have won as many major titles as Novak Djokovic, it becomes impossible to compare them in terms of sporting successes. Every Grand Slam...

Impossible to call Grand Slam race after Novak Djokovic Australian Open triumph, says analyst

Mats Wilander says it is impossible to predict who will win most Grand Slams after Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open. Djokovic maintained his perfect...

Mats Wilander: ‘Novak Djokovic is as difficult to beat at Australian Open as Rafael Nadal is at Roland Garros’

Novak Djokovic is as tough to beat at the Australian Open as Rafael Nadal is at the French Open says Mats Wilander. Nadal has won...

‘I felt it was unfair’ – Novak Djokovic confirms muscle tear before blasting media accusations

Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he suffered an oblique abdominal muscle tear at the Australian Open, and he has blasted the media for their...

Novak Djokovic: ‘It has been, emotionally, one of the toughest tournaments of my life’

Novak Djokovic has described the Australian Open as 'one of the toughest tournaments of his life' after winning the final. The world number one outclassed...

‘I’ll tell you a story…’ Daniil Medvedev shares amazing Novak Djokovic memory

Daniil Medvedev shared an anecdote about playing with Novak Djokovic as a youngster, while collecting his Australian Open runner-up trophy. World number one Djokovic won...

Novak Djokovic is the ‘King of Melbourne Park’ as he wins ninth Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has won his ninth Australian Open, after demolishing Russian Daniil Medvedev in three straight sets. It is the 18th Grand Slam title for...

‘Naomi Osaka can win 10 Grand Slam titles – minimum,’ says Mats Wilander

Naomi Osaka could get to double figures in Grand Slam titles, says Mats Wilander after watching her win number four in Australia. The Japanese star...

‘I know you’re probably crying right now Mom!’ – Jennifer Brady looking ahead after final defeat

Jennifer Brady said it was 'special' to play an Australian Open final, even if her mother was probably crying at home. Brady lost out 6-4,...

‘Playing a Grand Slam right now is a privilege’ – Naomi Osaka wins second Australian Open title

Naomi Osaka has claimed a fourth Grand Slam title after easing past Jennifer Brady at the Australian Open. Osaka has won all of her Grand...

‘I don’t think Serena Williams is retiring,’ says Simona Halep

Simona Halep says she does not believe Serena Williams is on the verge of retirement, despite her Australian Open tears. Williams was very emotional after...

‘I think they are going to kill each other!’ – Analyst expecting great Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev contest

Former world number two Alex Corretja says he is expecting a lengthy, competitive Australian Open final with Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic likely to...

‘Novak Djokovic has the confidence to down Daniil Medvedev,’ says top analyst

Novak Djokovic has the confidence to win the Australian Open final, despite the Russian being 'out to cause hell' for him, says Mats Wilander. Djokovic...

‘Daniil Medvedev is a huge character and great for our sport,’ says Mats Wilander

Former world number one Mats Wilander has declared himself a 'huge fan' of Daniil Medvedev, and his backhand in particular. Medvedev powered into his second...

‘Naomi Osaka is serving unbelievably – she’s clearly the favourite,’ says former world number two

Former world number two Alex Corretja says the Australian Open title is there for the taking for Naomi Osaka. Osaka will face Jennifer Brady in...

‘Novak Djokovic couldn’t fake injury,’ says Daniil Medvedev ahead of Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev has rubbished the idea that Australian Open final opponent Novak Djokovic would have 'faked' injury earlier in the tournament. Djokovic has been criticised...

‘Daniil Medvedev is the most difficult opponent Novak Djokovic could have,’ says Boris Becker

Former Grand Slam Champion Boris Becker has been looking ahead to the Australian Open final between world number one Novak Djokovic and in-form Daniil...

Daniil Medvedev ready to meet Novak Djokovic challenge: ‘When he is in the zone, he doesn’t miss’

Daniil Medvedev says he knows he will have to be at his absolute best to wrestle the Australian Open title from the grasp of...

‘There was a cloud of doubt’ – Novak Djokovic lifts lid on Australian Open injury struggles

Novak Djokovic says his Australian Open journey has 'tested him on many levels' but he is confident he is well-positioned to win the final. Djokovic...

Stefanos Tsitsipas: ‘I can see Daniil Medvedev winning the tournament – it would be good for tennis’

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he can see Daniil Medvedev winning the Australian Open after a supreme performance by the Russian in their semi-final. Medvedev was dominant...

‘I am happy I kept my nerve,’ says Daniil Medvedev after cruising into Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev extended his remarkable winning streak to 20 matches as he outclassed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open semi-final. Medvedev, the world number four,...

‘I’m going to make you work your a**es off for my spot at the top,’ Novak Djokovic warns ATP stars

Novak Djokovic says he knows the younger players are coming to 'lead the future' of tennis, but he has warned them he won't just...

Novak Djokovic: ‘Stefanos Tsitsipas has no holes in his game – he is an all-round player’

Stefanos Tsitsipas has been described as a 'solid, all-round player with no holes in his game' by world number one Novak Djokovic. Tsitsipas produced the...

‘Daniil Medvedev is the player to beat right now,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has labelled Daniil Medvedev as 'the player to beat' right now due to the Russian's incredible winning streak. Medvedev heads into his Australian...

Novak Djokovic reveals he is making a documentary and it should be out ‘by the end of the year’

Novak Djokovic has revealed he is in the process of making a fly-on-the-wall documentary and it will be released by the end of 2021. The...

‘I have stretched myself to the limit,’ admits Novak Djokovic ahead of Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic has said he has had to 'stretch himself to the limit' to keep competing at the Australian Open. The world number one looked...

‘Serena Williams is extraordinary,’ says Novak Djokovic as he lends legend his support

Novak Djokovic has given his support to Serena Williams after she left a press conference in tears on Thursday. Williams lost out to Naomi Osaka...

‘This is the best I have felt, I have no pain,’ says Novak Djokovic after semi-final win

Novak Djokovic is into yet another Australian Open final after a fine 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Aslan Karatsev in the semi-finals. Karatsev, the world...

VIDEO: ‘I’m done’ – Tearful Serena Williams leaves press conference after tough Naomi Osaka loss

An emotional Serena Williams left a press conference in tears after struggling to come to terms with her Australian Open exit. The 39-year-old lost out...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I was strong and solid – everything worked terrifically’

Novak Djokovic said his semi-final win over Aslan Karatsev was his best performance in the Australian Open so far. Djokovic has had to battle injury...

‘I can’t feel my legs!’ – Jennifer Brady overwhelmed to reach Australian Open final

Jennifer Brady said she was so overwhelmed by reaching the Australian Open final she 'could not feel her legs' afterwards. The American won a rollercoaster...

Australian Open defeat is ‘not the end for Serena Williams,’ says Mats Wilander

The Australian Open semi-final defeat to Naomi Osaka is not the end for Serena Williams, says former world number one Mats Wilander. Williams was visibly...

‘Naomi Osaka is the new boss of women’s tennis,’ says former world number one

Former world number one Justine Henin believes Naomi Osaka has now established herself as the 'boss' of women's tennis. The Japanese star was in exceptional...

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