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‘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...

‘There was no clarity’ – Alexander Zverev backs Novak Djokovic in visa row

Alexander Zverev has backed Novak Djokovic, insisting that the Australian government failed to provide clarity over the visa issue that saw him deported.Djokovic is...

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...

Novak Djokovic Australian Open defence back in hands of court after visa cancelled again

The prospects of Novak Djokovic appearing at the 2022 Australian Open are with the courts again after his visa was cancelled for a second...

‘Rafael Nadal is never a dark horse,’ says legend ahead of Australian Open

Boris Becker believes Rafael Nadal should not be written off as a potential winner of the Australian Open, despite his recent injury problems.Nadal has...

‘Big titles must come now for Alexander Zverev,’ warns Boris Becker

Boris Becker has told Alexander Zverev he now needs to start winning majors in order to cement his place in the elite of the...

Australian Open draw: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal potential semi-final opponents

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been drawn in the same half of the draw for the Australian Open, with both facing tough routes...

Australian Open draw: Emma Raducanu gets blockbuster opener; Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka on collision course

Emma Raducanu has been handed a blockbuster first round draw at the Australian Open, where she will face Sloane Stephens.Raducanu made history at the...

‘What more could he have done?’ – Novak Djokovic wins Australian visa appeal

An Australian judge has ordered that world number one Novak Djokovic be freed immediately and has quashed the cancellation of his visa. Djokovic has been...

‘No one is above the rules’ – Australian Prime Minister backs Novak Djokovic decision

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has backed the decision to deny Novak Djokovic entry to Australia, saying 'rules are rules'.Djokovic travelled to Melbourne with 'exemption...

Novak Djokovic failed to provide ‘proof’ of valid exemption, says Australian official

Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt has explained the decision to deny Novak Djokovic a visa that would have allowed him to defend his Australian...

‘Australia doesn’t deserve a Grand Slam’ – ATP ace rages over Novak Djokovic snub

Former quarter-finalist Tennys Sandgren has blasted the Australian Open over their treatment of Novak Djokovic.Djokovic sensationally had his visa cancelled at Melbourne airport on...

Novak Djokovic Australian Open defence in tatters over controversial visa row

Novak Djokovic has been denied entry to Australia as his participation in the first Grand Slam of the season took another twist.Earlier this week...

Novak Djokovic confirms he will play Australian Open with vaccination exemption

World Number One Novak Djokovic confirmed he will play the Australian Open without vaccination under a medical exemption. The tournament, in keeping with local rules,...

Daniil Medvedev swats Casper Ruud aside to make the final in Turin

Casper Ruud, playing his maiden ATP Finals tournament, didn't have the weapons or the confidence to bruise World Number Two Daniil Medvedev in their...

Norrie not sorry despite losing to Ruud in debut ATP Finals match

Cameron Norrie provided thrills and spills in a late-night entertainer on his ATP Finals debut but couldn't get the win.Casper Ruud, who lost his...

Novak Djokovic through to semis after schooling Andrey Rublev

The World Number One, looking for his sixth ATP Finals crown, made light work of Andrey Rublev in his second Round Robin match with...

Rising Italian gives home crowd cause for cheer

Italian supporters at the ATP Finals - being held in its new home of Turin for the first time - were given something to...

Daniil Medvedev edges clash of the heavyweights

Two of the most in-form players of the year battled it out in Turin on Day 3 of the ATP Finals with the World...

Down but not out, Stefanos Tsitsipas vows to step it up

The 2019 ATP Finals champion, Stefanos Tsitsipas, was given a wake-up call by Andrey Rublev in his first match at this year's tournament but...

Novak Djokovic retirement statement sets tongues wagging

Following victory over Casper Ruud in his opening match at the ATP Finals, rumours were abound that Novak Djokovic had laid out his retirement...

Another victory, another record in sight for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic put down a marker of his intent with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 straight sets win over Casper Ruud in his first match at...

‘Australian Open not a real possibility for Roger Federer,’ confirms coach

Playing the Australian Open in January is 'not a real possibility' for Roger Federer, his coach has confirmed.Federer has had three operations on his...

‘Worst feeling a player can have’ – Alexander Zverev sympathises with injured Matteo Berrettini

Alexander Zverev had nothing but sympathy for opponent Matteo Berrettini after he broke down with injury at the ATP Finals.The two played a high-quality...

Matteo Berrettini on ATP Finals retirement: ‘Worst day of my life on a tennis court’

Matteo Berrettini described his retirement against Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals as 'the worst day of his life.'The ATP Finals have moved to...

Daniil Medvedev overcomes Hubert Hurkacz and ‘the fastest court I’ve ever seen’ in Turin

Daniil Medvedev branded the courts in Turin as 'the fastest he has ever seen' after a successful start to his ATP Finals defence.The world...

FEATURE: The best Novak Djokovic matches of a glittering 2021 season

Novak Djokovic may have been denied history at the US Open, but that does not detract from the brilliant season he has had.

Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic to return; Andy Murray finally gets kind opener

Novak Djokovic will make his return to the ATP Tour against either Marton Fucsovics or Fabio Fognini at the Paris Masters.Djokovic has not played...

‘I’m really excited’ – Emma Raducanu confirms plans to play Australian Open

Emma Raducanu has committed herself to playing the Australian Open after losing in the Transylvania Open.The US Open champion suffered a disappointing loss to...

‘That’s his right!’ – Grand Slam legend backs Novak Djokovic over vaccination stance

Grand Slam legend Boris Becker has defended Novak Djokovic, insisting it is 'his right' to decide not to reveal whether or not he has...

Rafael Nadal loses remarkable record as he continues to battle back from injury

Rafael Nadal has seen a remarkable record come to an end after Jannik Sinner took charge of the race for Turin.Nadal was never going...

Matteo Berrettini withdraws from Paris Masters to protect ATP Finals participation

Matteo Berrettini has withdrawn from the Paris Masters to ensure he is fit for the ATP Finals in Turin.Berrettini has qualified for the ATP...

‘I could be convinced to play’ – Andy Murray hints at Davis Cup U-turn

Andy Murray says he has not ruled out playing in the Davis Cup next month, despite earlier insisting he would not.In 2015 Murray famously...

‘That one today was huge’ – Emma Raducanu relieved to return to winning ways

Emma Raducanu said her comeback win over Polona Hercog at the Transylvania Open will be important for her confidence.Raducanu became the first player to...

‘I’m a man of my word’ – Alexander Zverev to maintain Davis Cup boycott

Alexander Zverev has reiterated his opposition to the revamped Davis Cup after refusing to play the tournament again this year.The event was relaunched in...

‘It was a strong part of my game’ – Andy Murray highlights where he needs to improve

Andy Murray says he needs to rediscover his ruthless streak if he is to start climbing the world rankings again.The former world number one...

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‘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...