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2021 April
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Jordan Thompson, Alexei Popyrin and John Millman all got knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters as the Australian challenge faded away on a disappointing day.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    John Millman had to battle for nearly three-and-a-quarter hours before subduing Argentina's Federico Coria and booking his place in the Sardinia Open last-16.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic has had a strong win in the opening round of the WTA event in Charleston, while Amanda Anisomova has also progressed.
  • Sun, Apr 04, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty has successfully defended her Miami Open title, outplaying Bianca Andreescu 6-3 4-0 in the final before the Canadian had to retire injured.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    Italian Jannik Sinner has shown his superstar quality at just 19, powering past the experienced Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Miami Open final.
  • Fri, Apr 02, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty has powered past No.5 seed Elina Svitolina to reach the final of the Miami Open in straight sets and will face Canada's Bianca Andreescu.
2021 March
  • Tue, Mar 30, 2021
    Top-ranked Ash Barty has advanced to the last eight in her title defence of the Miami Open, defeating former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka in three sets.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic gave Naomi Osaka a test before Japan's Australian Open champion took control to win their Miami Open clash 7-6 (7-3) 6-4.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    James Duckworth was left celebrating the biggest win of his career against David Goffin at the Miami Open while fellow Aussie Alexei Popyrin also marched on.
  • Fri, Mar 26, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis has continued his excellent comeback year at the Miami Open while fellow Australian Jordan Thompson also went through to the second round.
  • Thu, Mar 25, 2021
    Australian Alexei Popyrin has resumed his winning ways on the ATP Tour with victory over Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez in the opening round of the Miami Open.
  • Wed, Mar 24, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis has won his final qualifier to make it into the main draw of the Miami Open, where he enjoyed his finest hour against Roger Federer.
  • Wed, Mar 17, 2021
    Daria Kasatkina has ended the winning streak of Danish qualifier Clara Tauson to progress to the second round of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy.
  • Wed, Mar 17, 2021
    Qualifier Lloyd Harris has shocked top seed Dominic Thiem at the Dubai Tennis Championships while Australia's interest in the ATP 500 event are over.
  • Tue, Mar 16, 2021
    Alex de Minaur, John Millman, Jordan Thompson and Chris O'Connell have all been knocked out of the Dubai Tennis Championships in a bad day for the Australians.
  • Mon, Mar 15, 2021
    Alexei Popyrin has won his first match since lifting his maiden ATP title at the Singapore Open, beating Austrian Dennis Novak at the Dubai Championships.
  • Sun, Mar 14, 2021
    Australian Matt Ebden was forced to retire injured in the Open Provence 13 semi-final in Marseille but was praised highly by his conqueror, Daniil Medvedev.
  • Sat, Mar 13, 2021
    Perth's Matt Ebden, enjoying a remarkable return to form, has reached his first ATP Tour semi-final in three years by upsetting Karen Khachanov in Marseille.
  • Fri, Mar 12, 2021
    Roger Federer's insisted that he was content with his progress after getting knocked out of his comeback tournament in Qatar by Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili.
  • Thu, Mar 11, 2021
    Rejuvenated Australian Matt Ebden has reached his second ATP Tour quarter-final in three weeks, advancing to a showdown with Karen Khachanov in Marseille.
  • Thu, Mar 04, 2021
    Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur has battled bravely but eventually succumbed in three sets to comeback man Kei Nishikori at the ATP Tour event in Rotterdam.
  • Wed, Mar 03, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis has revealed he suffered from depression during his horror five-year run of injuries and illness that threatened to end his tennis career.
  • Mon, Mar 01, 2021
    Alexei Popyrin, fresh from becoming Australia's latest ATP Tour title winner in Singapore, says he wants to be a never-say-die champion like Lleyton Hewitt.
2021 February
  • Sun, Feb 28, 2021
    Iga Swiatek, Poland's teenage winner of the Adelaide International, keeps annexing Ash Barty's titles and may one day be a world No.1 like the Australian too.
  • Sun, Feb 28, 2021
    Australian Alexei Popyrin has won his first ATP title, beating Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik 4-6 6-0 6-2 to take out the Singapore Open.
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2021
    Australian prospect Alexei Popyrin has reached his first ATP final after a hard-fought straight-sets win over former US Open champion Marin Cilic.
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2021
    Polish 19-year-old Iga Swiatek has won the Adelaide International final with a straight-sets trouncing of Belinda Bencic at Memorial Drive.
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2021
    Switzerland's Belinda Bencic will meet Poland's Iga Swiatek in the final of the Adelaide International WTA event after both notched semi-final wins on Friday.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    World No.12 Belinda Bencic has booked a semi-final berth against Coco Gauff after defeating Australian Storm Sanders at the Adelaide International.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    Poland's Iga Swiatek, Jil Teichmann, Belinda Bencic, and 16-year-old Coco Gauff have all secured a spot in the semi-finals of the Adelaide International.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    After a second shock loss in a week and having to pull out of next week's Qatar Open with injury, Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty says she can't win them all.
  • Wed, Feb 24, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty is out of the Adelaide International, falling at the first hurdle just seven days after her Australian Open quarter-final loss.
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Maddison Inglis has overcome fellow Aussie Samantha Stosur in a marathon three-setter in the WTA tournament in Adelaide, where Stosur battled a leg injury.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    World No.1 Novak Djokovic feels fresh enough to play for years to come but says juggling family time with travel and tournaments is his biggest challenge.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    World No.1 Novak Djokovic has taken aim at his detractors after capturing his ninth Australian Open title following a tumultuous month in Melbourne.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Three-time champions Rod Laver and Mats Wilander have led the tributes to Novak Djokovic after his magnificent ninth Australian Open triumph in Melbourne.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Daniil Medvedev says the big three of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are unbeatable when they're in the zone, calling them "cyborgs of tennis".
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    While world No.1 Ash Barty gets a bye in the first round of the Adelaide International, things are likely to get pretty tough as soon as she hits the courts.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    Novak Djokovic has claimed a record-extending ninth Australian Open crown, and 18th grand slam title, with a crushing three-set finals win over Daniil Medvedev.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    Australian Open boss Craig Tiley has revealed the emotional and physical toll staging the grand slam during a pandemic has taken on all at Tennis Australia.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    Daniil Medvedev was stunned in the Australian Open final by Novak Djokovic, but the nine-time champion feels a grand slam trophy isn't far off for the Russian.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    World No.1 Novak Djokovic has taken aim at his detractors after capturing his ninth Australian Open title following a tumultuous month in Melbourne.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    Slovak Filip Polasek has won his first grand slam title, joining with Ivan Dodig, to take the Australian Open men's doubles days after his daughter was born.
  • Sun, Feb 21, 2021
    Barbora Krejcikova and Rajeev Ram were far too good for the home pairing of Samantha Stosur and Matthew Ebden in the Australian Open mixed doubles final.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Samantha Stosur, Ajla Tomljanovic and teenage surprise packet Olivia Gadecki have been awarded wildcards for next week's Adelaide International.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Rising American Jennifer Brady has lost the Australian Open final against Naomi Osaka but she believes her first major isn't far off.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Stefanos Tsitsipas says Novak Djokovic losing the Open final to Daniil Medvedev would be good for tennis but the champion has a warning for any young pretender.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    How Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev match up ahead of their Australian Open final at Melbourne Park on Sunday night.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka has claimed her fourth grand slam title with a straight-sets win over American Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Novak Djokovic's long reign as the king of Melbourne Park comes under threat in the Australian Open men's singles final against red-hot Russian Daniil Medvedev.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty has made the surprise decision to return to competition next week to defend her Adelaide International title.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Tenacious American Jennifer Brady hasn't always felt destined to make a grand slam final, and certainly not while holed up in hard quarantine only last month.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka have won the Australian Open women's doubles title and revealed they won't play together in the majors again this year.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Aslan Karatsev has exited the Australian Open after an "unbelievable" fortnight but Russia's shock semi-finalist is determined to build on his unlikely success.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    A former world No.10, Daria Kasatkina had fallen on hard times but has bounced back to take out the WTA's Phillip Island Trophy in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Novak Djokovic says there'll be "a lot of intensity" in the Stefanos Tsitsipas-Daniil Medvedev Australian Open semi as he waits to discover his final opponent.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    There was no five-set miracle for Stefanos Tsitsipas this time, Daniil Medvedev beating the Greek to set up an Australian Open final with Novak Djokovic.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka is bidding for a fourth grand slam crown from as many finals in Saturday night's Australian Open title decider at Melbourne Park.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    American tennis star Jennifer Brady has defied two weeks in hard quarantine in Melbourne to reach her maiden grand slam final at the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Aslan Karatsev's golden run has come to a shuddering halt at the Australian Open, world No.1 Novak Djokovic winning their semi-final in straight sets.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    How Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas match up ahead of their Australian Open semi-final at Melbourne Park on Friday night.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Rafael Nadal hasn't always had it easy at the Australian Open but after his latest exit, he's not making excuses for it being his least successful slam.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Japanese third seed Naomi Osaka is a win away from landing a second Australian Open crown after overpowering Serena Williams in the semi-finals in Melbourne.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Tennis superstar Serena Williams has departed Melbourne Park in tears following her straight-sets Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Stefanos Tsitsipas has scored an extraordinary win against Rafael Nadal, coming back from two sets down to take out their quarter-final at the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    He's the only man other than Novak Djokovic to have conquered both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at Melbourne Park but Stefanos Tsitsipas isn't done yet.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty is offering no excuses after collapsing to a dramatic three-set Australian Open quarter-final loss to Czech world No.27 Karolina Muchova.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    Now on a 19-match winning run, Russian Daniil Medvedev has overpowered countryman Andrey Rublev to move into the Australian Open semi-finals.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    Novak Djokovic fears for the 2021 tennis season after the Australian Open, claiming players would rather not player than go through more strict quarantine.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    How Novak Djokovic and Aslan Karatsev match up ahead of their Australian Open semi-final at Melbourne Park on Thursday night.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    How Karolina Muchova and Jennifer Brady match up ahead of their Australian Open semi-final on Thursday.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev will continue his quest for tennis history against world No.1 Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semi-finals.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Ash Barty has lauded teenage compatriot and summer training partner Olivia Gadecki following the 18-year-old's exit from the Phillip Island Trophy event.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Russian friends and foes Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev are both eyeing a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Naomi Osaka is daring to dream of the prospect of taking on Ash Barty in the Australian Open final after storming into the last four at Melbourne Park.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Serena Williams has turned back the clock with a stunning straight-sets win over Simona Halep to book a place in the Australian Open semi-finals.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Grigor Dimitrov is wary of all-conquering qualifier Aslan Karatsev ahead of their Australian Open quarter-final but doesn't plan to change his approach.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    A mysterious abdominal injury couldn't prevent Novak Djokovic powering his way past Milos Raonic to move into the Australian Open quarter-finals.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev have given Russia three men in the quarter-finals of a grand slam for the first time in professional tennis.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Rafael Nadal's bid for a record 21st grand slam title remains alive after he saw off Fabio Fognini in straight sets in the Australian Open fourth round.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Serena Williams' long-time coach Patrick Mouratoglou believes his superstar charge is not as obsessed with equalling Margaret Court's grand slam record.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    She's without a racquet or clothes sponsor, but world No.1 doubles player Hsieh Su-Wei is eyeing a place in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Australians Gabriella Da Silva Fick and Kimberly Birrell and 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu have all made it to the Phillip Island Trophy third round.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Australian teenager Olivia Gadecki, an unranked wildcard, has added to Sofia Kenin's summer woes with a shock victory over the world No.4 at Melbourne Park.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Nick Kyrgios played up to a non-existent crowd and mocked Novak Djokovic before he and Thanasi Kokkinakis were knocked out of the Australian Open men's doubles.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Former Australian Open tournament director Paul McNamee has lauded successor Craig Tiley's effort in staging the Melbourne major during the pandemic.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Qualifier Aslan Karatsev has set up an Australian Open quarter-final clash with Grigor Dimitrov, while sixth seed Alexander Zverev also progressed.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Former champion Naomi Osaka is anxious about playing Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei after scraping into the Australian Open quarter-finals from match points down.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    The Australian Open will continue as planned, with officials saying Greek player Michail Pervolarakis tested negative to COVID-19 before leaving Melbourne.
  • Sun, Feb 14, 2021
    Dominic Thiem was unwilling to blame tiredness from his five-setter against Nick Kyrgios for his stunning fourth-round exit from the Australian Open.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    With a family worth billions, Jessica Pegula could have given away tennis after serious injuries but the American instead is into the Australian Open's last 16.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Being able to hear "the sound of the ball" at a deserted Melbourne Park helped Ash Barty ease past Ekaterina Alexandrova in the Australian Open third round.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    There'll be no crowds but also no shortage of action, particularly in the men's draw, as third round Australian Open matches are completed on Saturday.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Usually packed out on middle Saturday, a fan-free Melbourne Park is eerily quiet during Victoria's five-day lockdown because of another COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Novak Djokovic has revealed how he almost quit during his victory over Taylor Fritz and admits his Australian Open title defence is really in the balance.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Grand slam champions Sofia Kenin and Bianca Andreescu head up the draw for the Phillip Island Trophy WTA event after being eliminated from the Australian Open.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    After his dramatic Open exit, Nick Kyrgios is unsure what his immediate tennis future holds as the pandemic continues to have a huge impact on world sport.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis breezed past Lloyd Harris and 46-year-old Julian Knowle in their Australian Open doubles first-round encounter.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Three-time Australian Open champion Mats Wilander believes Nick Kyrgios could be catapulted into a new frame of mind by his brilliance in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    After playing down thigh strapping following her second-round singles win, world No.1 Ash Barty has withdrawn from the Australian Open doubles in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    Simona Halep's last-up scare seemed a distant memory as she moved through to the Australian Open fourth round with a comfortable win.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis fell short in upsetting Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas but the injury-plagued 24-year-old remains upbeat following his Australian Open return.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    World No.2 Rafael Nadal has shrugged off American Michael Mmoh - and an unruly crowd member - to book his place in the second round of the Australian Open.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    Nick Kyrgios put on a show for the heaving Australian Open crowd but was outgunned by world No.3 Dominic Thiem over five compelling sets.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    The Australian Open will proceed without crowds after Victoria was sent into five days of lockdown after an increase in COVID-19 cases in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2021
    Seven-times champion Serena Williams will play in-form Aryna Sabalenka in her first big test at the Australian Open after reaching the last 16 for a 16th time
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Popular wildcard Chris O'Connell has bowed out of the Australian Open with a straight-sets second-round defeat to Moldovan Radu Albot.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty has overcome a second-set wobble to beat Fed Cup teammate Daria Gavrilova and advance to the Australian Open third round at Melbourne Park.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Sofia Kenin's early Australian Open exit at the hands of Kaia Kanepi has reaffirmed the Estonian's giant-killer status and thrown the women's draw wide open.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Defending champion Sofia Kenin admits she struggled with the pressure of being the hunted after being knocked out of the Australian Open in the second round.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Russian aces Daniil Medevev and Andrey Rublev are through to third round of the Australian Open after the in-form pair both completed straight-sets triumphs.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Samantha Stosur has been no match for American Jessica Pegula, losing her second round match at the Australian Open in less than an hour at Melbourne Park.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis has extended Stefanos Tsitsipas to five tough sets in a gruelling Australian Open clash, earning high praise from the Greek superstar.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Canadian Bianca Andreescu relished playing in front of a crowd in Melbourne and says the Australian Open has set the standard for the tennis world.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Fed Cup teammates and friends Ash Barty and Daria Gavrilova will clash for a fifth time as the two home hopes chase a berth in the Australian Open third round.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Venus Williams' 20th and potentially final Australian Open campaign has ended with a brave, injury-hit second-round loss to Italian qualifier Sara Errani.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has survived a tough tussle with American France Tiafoe, with their second-round clash decided in four sets.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Fit-again Thanasi Kokkinakis and fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet in a highly anticipated second-round clash at the Australian Open on Thursday.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Ajla Tomljanovic has fallen just short of a major upset, losing to No.2 seed Simona Halep in their second-round Australian Open clash in three sets.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-Wei has upset eighth-seeded former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu to reach the third round of the Australian Open.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Bernard Tomic has exited the Australian Open in the second round, then taken aim at a former Davis Cup captain after losing to 11th seed Denis Shapovalov.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Former champion Stan Wawrinka has suffered a second-round exit at the Australian Open, letting three match points slip in a five-set loss to Marton Fucsovics.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    While Spaniard Garbine Muguruza has cruised into the Australian Open second round, two-time champion Victoria Azarenka crashed out with breathing difficulties.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    The tit-for-tat slanging match between Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic has continued, with the Australian labelling the world No.1 "a strange cat".
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Rising star Alexei Popyrin is savouring his sweetest-ever win after hanging tough to oust No.13 seed David Goffin from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Thanasi Kokkinakis has blasted 19 aces to beat South Korea's Soonwoo Kwon in straight sets and claim his first win at the Australian Open in six years.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Resurgent Bernard Tomic hopes to continue his run from Australian Open qualifying to the third round with an upset win over Denis Shapovalov on Wednesday.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    In-form Russians Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev loom as players to avoid after marching into the Australian Open second round with straight-set wins.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Much-hyped teenager Carlos Alcaraz looked the goods in his first grand slam appearance, winning his opening round match at Melbourne Park in straight sets.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Veteran Samantha Stosur is into the second round of the Australian Open after seeing off another Aussie in youngster Destanee Aiava 6-4 6-4.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has scrambled to a three-set win over Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in her return to tennis after more than a year out.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Gael Monfils says he has "zero confidence" after losing a seventh straight tour-level match in a first-round loss to Emil Ruusuvuori at the Australian Open.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Sport's most successful and enduring sisters keep on keeping on, with Serena and Venus Williams charging into the Australian Open second round yet again.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty may be carrying the hopes of a nation, but the top seed insists she is feeling no added pressure going into the Australian Open.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Australian Nick Kyrgios has set up a second-round showdown with Frenchman Ugo Humbert after beating Frederico Ferreira Silva in straight sets.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Australian Open women's favourite Naomi Osaka has progressed to the second round at Melbourne Park with a straight-sets win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Serena Williams has taken inspiration from fellow US sporting legends en route to the second round of the Australian Open, where she is chasing an eighth title.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic is looking to push on at the Open after reaching the second round with an impressive straight-sets win over Japan's Misaki Doi.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty says she's been happy with the build-up to her Australian Open campaign after beating Garbine Muguruza in the Yarra Valley Classic final.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    Englishman Dan Evans has proven his career-best 2020 was no fluke by claiming his maiden ATP title with a straight-sets win in the Murray River Open final.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    Montenegro's Danka Kovinic is hoping she'll land a Rod Laver Arena debut when she faces home favourite Ash Barty in the first round of the Australian Open.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    World No.4 Daniil Medvedev has completed a perfect Australian Open lead-up, guiding Russia to a dominant victory in the ATP Cup final against Italy.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    Rafael Nadal's hopes of winning a record-setting 21st grand slam at the Australian Open have been thrown into chaos with the world No.2 battling a tight back.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    Samantha Stosur no longer carries the weight of Australia's expectations but says internally she is still driven ahead of her 19th Australian Open campaign.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    Garbine Muguruza has cruised into the final of the Yarra Valley Classic tournament, setting up a pre-Australian Open clash with World No.1 Ash Barty.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty will play 77th-ranked Danka Kovinic of Montenegro in the first round of the Australian Open starting on Monday.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    England's Daniel Evans and Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime are both aiming for their first career title in Sunday's Murray River Open final at Melbourne Park.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    World No.2 Rafael Nadal sat in the stands during Spain's ATP Cup match on Saturday amid concerns a back injury will hamper his Australian Open title charge.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    Serena Williams says she'll have to manage her shoulder injury through her Australian Open campaign but is confident it won't affect her campaign.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty was due to take on Serena Williams in a dream Open warm-up semi-final before the 23-time grand slam champion pulled out.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    American world No.40 Reilly Opelka has made the claim that 'nobody feels' welcome in Melbourne for next week's Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Play resumed at Melbourne Park on Friday after 507 players returned negative COVID-19 test results, paving the way for the Australian Open to proceed next week.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    The Australian Open will go ahead on Monday as planned despite a quarantine worker at a players' hotel testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    Australia won their ATP Cup tie with Greece, despite Alex de Minaur's defeat by Stefanos Tsitsipas, but it wasn't enough for them to make the semi-finals.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    The Australian Open draw has been delayed until Friday afternoon while Tennis Australia awaits the results of players linked to an infected quarantine hotel.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    Australian Open boss Craig Tiley says players have responded well to the latest setback to their preparations for the year's first grand-slam tournament.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    A reflective Nick Kyrgios says he's not as angry any more and felt on balance that tennis in the time of COVID was good for people.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Alexei Popyrin, Alex Bolt, Jordan Thompson and James Duckworth are into the third round as part of a big contingent of Aussies at the Melbourne Summer Series.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Australian Alex de Minaur was on fire early against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut, but he wants to produce the goods for longer against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    COVID-19 and the running of six tournaments concurrently at Melbourne Park has forced Australian Open officials to abandon TV coverage of the 2021 draw.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Australia's Ellen Perez, who retired with injury in her first match out of hard lockdown, says Open players who weren't allowed out to train will struggle.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    The world's top five female players have all advanced to the quarter-finals of the Melbourne Summer Series as they prepare for the Australian Open.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Jordan Thompson, James Duckworth and Dane Sweeny have joined the list of local winners in the Australian Open men's warm-up tournaments at Melbourne Park.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    World No.1 Ash Barty has made a successful return to competitive tennis, beating Romania's Ana Bogdan in straight sets after an 11-month layoff.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    World No.1 and eight-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has won his singles and doubles matches to lead Serbia to a 2-1 ATP Cup win over Canada.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Mercurial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has made a winning return after almost 12 months out of the sport, beating a lowly-ranked Frenchman in three sets.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Alex de Minaur wasn't able to capitalise on a scintillating start, with the Australian rising star suffering a three-sets loss to Roberto Bautista Agut.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka was in fine form in an easy straight sets victory over Alize Cornet to get her Australian Open preparation underway.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Destanee Aiava has stopped the streak of early Australian losses in the WTA tournaments at Melbourne Park while world No.2 Simona Halep also won.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Grand slam runner-up and four-time Australian Open quarter-finalist Kei Nishikori says his body is struggling to recover from two weeks in hard quarantine.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Harry Bourchier enjoyed his late call-up to join Chris O'Connell among six Australian male first-round winners in Melbourne's grand slam lead-up events.
2021 January
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    Daria Gavrilova has made a winning start at a WTA tournament in Melbourne, but all other Australians including Samantha Stosur and Astra Sharma bowed out.
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    Australia's ATP Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt doesn't have Nick Kyrgios in his team this year but has still been keeping close tabs on his tennis return.
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    Rafael Nadal has lauded Australia's efforts to curb COVID-19 and stage a month of tennis in Melbourne but there's headaches beyond that for those on tour.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty says it's "bloody good to be back" despite losing her tennis comeback exhibition match to Simona Halep in Adelaide.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    World No.2 Rafael Nadal has hailed Australia's handling of COVID-19 after a triumphant return to action in an exhibition match in Adelaide.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    2020 Australian Open semi-finalist Alexander Zverev says preparation for the major is as good as it can be with his only complaint about the Adelaide stars.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    After sitting out most of the 2020 tennis season because of COVID-19, Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty is again unsure about her schedule beyond the summer.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Novak Djokovic withdrew from an exhibition match but then made a sudden appearance to play before Rafael Nadal provided more entertainment for fans in Adelaide.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Labelling colleagues' quarantine criticism "short-sighted", Alexei Popyrin says he's in the best shape of his life ahead of another Australian Open run.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    International tennis players have started to leave hotel lockdown in Melbourne after completing quarantine but rain is hampering their plans for court time.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Now ranked outside the world's top 100, former US Open champion Samantha Stosur will receive a wildcard to compete in a 19th Australian Open singles campaign.
  • Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Sofia Kenin had only a matter of weeks to get used to being a grand slam champion last year before everything changed.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Provisionally suspended tennis star Dayana Yastremska has made an urgent appeal, which the Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear before the Australian Open.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    World No.2 Simona Halep has suffered some heartbreaking defeats at Melbourne Park but is determined to bounce back and claim a maiden Australian Open.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Ash Barty's long-time coach says fans can expect to see an improved version of the world No.1 when Australia's tennis superstar returns to action on Friday.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Margaret Court's feats on the tennis court are unquestionable, but her Order of Australia honour has drawn heavy criticism due to her views on homosexuality.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Nick Kyrgios is determined to keep calling out poor behaviour from Novak Djokovic, saying no other tennis players have been holding the world No.1 to account.
  • Sun, Jan 24, 2021
    Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur admits he struggled during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown last year and says he's using the dark times as fuel for 2021.
  • Sun, Jan 24, 2021
    Another women's tennis tournament catering for players enduring hard lockdown in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open will be added to the summer calendar.
  • Sat, Jan 23, 2021
    Australia's world No.1 Ash Barty doesn't necessarily think she'll be playing catch-up when she makes her return from 11 months out of tennis next month.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    Ash Barty has immediately apologised for an "innocent mistake" after forgetting her mask while shopping in Melbourne and has promised: "I will be better".
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Australian world No.1 Ash Barty will lead the women's field at the tennis exhibition on January 29 in Adelaide, making her long-awaited return to the court.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Australian Open boss Craig Tiley has defended the decision to host the tournament, believing the rewards outweigh the risks and it can be an example for others.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Kazakhstan tennis player Yulia Putintseva has been accused by a Victorian government official of feeding a mouse that's roaming her quarantine hotel room.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Controversial American Tennys Sandgren has slammed Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley for his explanation of the star treatment given to players in Adelaide.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    The tally of cases linked to Australian Open flights has been increased to 10 including at least one player, Victoria's COVID Quarantine Minister has confirmed.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    In a candid interview, Bernard Tomic has revealed his girlfriend is doubling as his coach while also saying COVID-19 has given him a new outlook on his career.
  • Tue, Jan 19, 2021
    Dual Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka is appealing for empathy but Spain's world No.13 Roberto Bautista Agut says lockdown is akin to being in jail.