Tag: Australian Open

Champion Rafa
Rafael Nadal Wins Record 21st Grand Slam Title, Beats Daniil Medvedev In Australian Open Final

Rafael Nadal Wins Record 21st Grand Slam Title, Beats Daniil Medvedev In Australian Open Final

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Nadal Beats Medvedev To Win Australian Open And 21st Grand Slam Title
Nadal Beats Medvedev To Win Australian Open And 21st Grand Slam Title

Nadal now leads Medvedev 4-1 in their ATP Head2Head series, with this their second meeting in a Grand Slam final. At the US Open in 2019, Medvedev rallied from two-sets-to-love down before Nadal prevailed in the decider in a Flushing Meadows epic.

Daniil Medvedev
Australian Open: Medvedev Soars Into Final After Beating Tsitsipas, Sets Nadal Showdown

Showcasing his champion mentality, World No 2 Daniil Medvedev stepped up and delivered under pressure once again, beating fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the 2022 Australian Open men's singles final, here on Friday.

Djokovic Visa Drama
Novak Djokovic Denied Visa For Australian Open | The Story So Far

Novak Djokovic Denied Visa For Australian Open | The Story So Far

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Novak Djokovic
Australian Minister Cancels Novak Djokovic's Visa; World No. 1 Cannot Defend His Title

The nine-time Australian Open champion, who has won consecutive titles at Melbourne Park since 2019, had initially been granted a medical exemption to compete in the tournament.

Novak Djokovic
Djokovic Can Play In French Open Even If Unvaccinated, Says France's Sports Minister

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic will be allowed to play in the French Open even if he is not vaccinated against Covid-19, France's sports minister Roxane Maracineanu said on Friday.

Novak Djokovic
Djokovic Confirmed For ATP Cup; Drops Hint He Will Compete At Australian Open

"18 of the top 20 tennis players in the world will feature in the tournament set to run from January 1-9 as the main ATP precursor to the Australian Open."

Men's Double Title
Australian Open: Dodig, Polasek Clinch Men's Doubles Title

Melbourne: Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek won their first Grand Slam doubles title together by comprehensively defeating defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury at the Australian Open on Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena. Croatian Dodig and Slovakian Polasek beat Ram and Salisbury 6-3 6-4 winners at Rod Laver Arena, not facing a break […]

Aus Open: Naomi Osaka Crushes Serena Williams's 24th Grand Slam Title Bid

Melbourne: Japanese world No.3 Naomi Osaka on Thursday beat 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams at the Rod Laver Arena to reach her second Australian Open final. In the one hour and 15 minutes-match, Osaka rebounded from a poor start to beat ‘her idol’ Serena Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to book her place […]

Aus Open: Nadal Loses To Tsitsipas In Quarter Final

Melbourne: World No.2 Rafael Nadal on Wednesday fell to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in a five-set thriller that stretched to over four hours. Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to beat Nadal 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena. This was […]

Djokovic Pays Tribute To Bryant After Aus Open Win

Melbourne: Novak Djokovic on Sunday paid tribute to late basketball great Kobe Bryant after winning the 2020 Australia Open title. Djokovic beat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets at the Rod Laver Arena to lift the Sir Norman Brookes Cup a record-extending eighth time. In his speech after being presented with the trophy, Djokovic spoke […]

Australian Open: Djokovic Wins 8th Title With Five-Set Win Over Thiem

Melbourne: Novak Djokovic came from a set down on Sunday to beat Dominic Thiem in the final of the 2020 Australian Open. This is the Serb’s eighth title at the Rod Laver Arena and 17th Grand Slam win overall. Djokovic beat Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a match that lasted four hours. He […]

Australian Open: Thiem Beats Nadal To Reach Semis

Melbourne: Twenty-six-year-old Dominic Thiem on Wednesday reached his first Australian Open semi-final after beating world no.1 and 19-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. He will now face German world no. 7 Alexander Zverev in the semi-final, who had beaten Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka earlier in the day. In women’s […]

Rafael Nadal
Australian Open: Nadal Stopped By Security Official; Watch Video

Melbourne: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal was stopped at a checkpoint by a security person who asked the 19-time Grand Slam winner to show his accreditation. Nadal was training outside and not carrying his accreditation and it needed a colleague of the security official to intervene and familiarise his colleague with the great Spaniard. Nadal […]

Serena Williams Suffers Shocking Exit At Australian Open

Melbourne: Seven-time champion Serena Williams suffered a shocking third-round defeat to Qiang Wang on Friday making an early exit from the Australian Open. Williams had been hoping to take an outright lead in overall Grand Slam titles with 24 but fell agonisingly short in a three-set epic on Rod Laver Arena. The 38-year-old lost 4-6, […]