Australian Open

The Australian Open is a tennis tournament that is held in January every year in Melbourne, Australia. It was first held in 1905. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year. The tournament includes men's and women's singles; men's, women's and mixed doubles and junior's championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events

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Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

03 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal turned 34 on Wednesday.

Naomi Osaka becomes world's highest-paid female athlete: Details here

23 May 2020

Naomi Osaka becomes world's highest-paid female athlete: Details here

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka has surpassed the legendary Serena Williams as the world's highest-paid female athlete.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

16 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

Tennis has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and it looks like the 2020 season could be wiped out.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

13 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

Veteran tennis ace Serena Williams has claimed she wants to return to court after the lockdown break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

08 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

French Tennis Federation, on Thursday, announced that all ticket holders of the French Open will be refunded due to coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

06 May 2020

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

The governing bodies of tennis have come together to raise in excess of $6 million to create a Player Relief Programme aimed at supporting players who are particularly affected by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Tennis governing bodies to announce relief fund

22 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Tennis governing bodies to announce relief fund

ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slams have announced relief fund to assist the affected players in the wake of coronavirus outburst.

Coronavirus outbreak: John Millman raises concern over Djokovic's relief plan

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: John Millman raises concern over Djokovic's relief plan

World number 43, John Millman slammed the relief policy of big three Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to financially support lower-ranked professionals in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Mexico Open: Nadal defeats Taylor Fritz, claims 85th career title

01 Mar 2020

Mexico Open: Nadal defeats Taylor Fritz, claims 85th career title

World number two Rafael Nadal claimed his first title of 2020, having trounced the un-seeded Taylor Fritz 6-3, 6-2 in ATP Mexico Open final on Saturday.

Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?

04 Feb 2020

Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?

British tennis sensation Andy Murray has been having a tough time since the last year after undergoing a career-threatening hip resurfacing surgery.

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic lifts men's singles crown

02 Feb 2020

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic lifts men's singles crown

Serbian Novak Djokovic staged a remarkable fightback to win the Australian Open 2020 men's singles title.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin lifts women's singles crown

01 Feb 2020

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin lifts women's singles crown

14th seed Sofia Kenin of Russia clinched the Australian Open 2020 women's singles title in Melbourne on Saturday.

Australian Open: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach final

31 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach final

Fifth seed, Dominic Thiem of Austria, came up with an uplifting performance as he tamed Alexander Zverev of Germany in the semis of the ongoing Australian Open on Friday.

Here's what Roger Federer said on his Grand Slam future

31 Jan 2020

Here's what Roger Federer said on his Grand Slam future

Tennis GOAT Roger Federer saw his bid to win his 21st Grand Slam end, as he was dominantly beaten by Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the semis of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Australian Open: Sofia Kenin stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach final

30 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Sofia Kenin stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach final

The ongoing Australian Open witnessed yet another upset, in the closing stages, as 14th seed, Sofia Kenin, shocked reigning world number one, Ashleigh Barty, to reach her maiden Grand Slam final.

Australian Open 2020: Dominic Thiem ousts Rafael Nadal, reaches semis

29 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Dominic Thiem ousts Rafael Nadal, reaches semis

In one of the biggest upsets of the 2020 Australian Open, reigning world number one Rafael Nadal of Spain was defeated by Austria's Dominic Thiem in the quarters on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer fined $3,000 for cursing

29 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer fined $3,000 for cursing

In one of the rare incidents, tennis GOAT Roger Federer was fined $3,000 for cursing during his quarter-final win over Tennys Sandgren in the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 10

29 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 10

The Australian Open 2020 season has reached its latter stages and things are getting more intense.

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

28 Jan 2020

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ended after a defeat in the second round of the mixed doubles event.

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer survives Tennys Sandgren's five-setter scare

28 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer survives Tennys Sandgren's five-setter scare

Tennis GOAT Roger Federer was up in a tough clash against USA's Tennys Sandgren in the quarters of the ongoing Australian Open on Tuesday.

Australian Open 2020: Nadal beats Kyrgios in an intense four-setter

27 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Nadal beats Kyrgios in an intense four-setter

Reigning world number one, Rafael Nadal, overcame Australia's Nick Kyrgios, as he beat the latter in four sets in the pre-quarters of the Australian Open 2020 on Monday.

Ranking the top matches of Roger Federer at Australian Open

26 Jan 2020

Ranking the top matches of Roger Federer at Australian Open

Tennis GOAT Roger Federer of Switzerland scripted history recently when he registered his 100th win at the Australian Open.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 7

26 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 7

Day 7 of the Australian Open continued to spring in some superb results.

Australian Open, Day 6: Nadal seals win, Pliskova knocked out

25 Jan 2020

Australian Open, Day 6: Nadal seals win, Pliskova knocked out

Day 6 of the Australian Open saw several high-profile players move into the fourth round of the men's and women's singles events.

Australian Open: Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka

24 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka

The shock factor of the Australian Open continued on Friday as women's defending champion Naomi Osaka of Japan was handed a defeat.

Serena Williams' performances in Grand Slams after victory in 2017

24 Jan 2020

Serena Williams' performances in Grand Slams after victory in 2017

Serena Williams was handed a major blow in the ongoing Australian Open 2020.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 5

24 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 5

Day 5 of the Australian Open produced an enthralling set of tennis matches.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 4

23 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 4

Day 4 of the Australian Open saw the men's new generation stars move into the third round.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 3

22 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 3

The Australian Open 2020 continued to gather pace and we had another superb day of action on Day 3 of the event at Melbourne Park.

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova uncertain on future post defeat

21 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova uncertain on future post defeat

Former Australian Open champion Maria Sharapova of Russia suffered a shocking exit in the opening round of the tournament on Tuesday.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 2

21 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 2

The Australian Open 2020 got off to a frantic start on Monday with the top brass in both men's and women's singles dishing out some superb performances.

Australian Open 2020: A look at some interesting facts

20 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: A look at some interesting facts

The 108th edition of the first Grand Slam of the year, the Australian Open, is underway.

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win women's singles title

19 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win women's singles title

The 108th edition of the opening Grand Slam of the year, Australian Open, gets underway from Monday.

Australian Open 2020: All that you need to know

19 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: All that you need to know

The Australian Open is set to start from January 20 onwards with the world's top guns begin their pursuit of major glory on the blue hard courts at Melbourne Park.

Dream comeback for Sania Mirza, lifts Hobart International title

18 Jan 2020

Dream comeback for Sania Mirza, lifts Hobart International title

Sania Mirza capped off a perfect return to tennis after her maternity leave.

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win men's singles title

17 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win men's singles title

The 108th edition of the opening Grand Slam of the year, Australian Open, gets underway from Monday.

Australian Open 2020: Federer and Djokovic drawn in same half

16 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Federer and Djokovic drawn in same half

The 108th edition of the Australian Open gets underway from January 20, as the main draw of the tournament was made on Thursday.

Players forced to halt Australian Open practice session: Here's why

14 Jan 2020

Players forced to halt Australian Open practice session: Here's why

The opening Grand Slam of the decade, the Australian Open, is set to start with the nation reeling from massive bushfires.

Sania Mirza makes winning return after 2 years: Details here

14 Jan 2020

Sania Mirza makes winning return after 2 years: Details here

Ace Indian tennis star, Sania Mirza, who had been out of action from the sport for the past two years, made a triumphant return.