Novak Powers Into Australian Open Main Draw

Ten remaining qualifying spots were up for grabs on Saturday at the Australian Open and Dennis Novak wasted no time securing his place in the main draw. The top-seeded Austrian battled past Japanese Hiroki Moriya 7-6(5), 6-2 for his second main draw appearance in Melbourne. Mohamed Safwat became the...

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Tsitsipas Excited For ‘New Challenge’ In Melbourne

A lot has changed for Stefanos Tsitsipas in the past year. The 21-year-old has graduated from 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals winner to 2019 Nitto ATP Finals champion, broken into the Top 5 in the FedEx ATP Rankings for the first time and added three ATP Tour titles to his collection. At the site of his Grand...

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1 hour ago, ATP World Tour

'I don't think I could do more than I did' - Federer defends air quality stance

'I don't think I could do more than I did' - Federer defends air quality stance

Roger Federer says he did what he could when poor air quality affected the health of players in Australian Open qualifying.

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1 hour ago, BBC Sport

Defending champion Osaka doesn't feel like 'top player'

Defending champion Osaka doesn't feel like 'top player'

Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka says she does not see herself as a 'top player' despite being Australian Open defending champion.

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1 hour ago, BBC Sport

Barty claims Adelaide International title

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty was won the Adelaide International final to claim her first WTA title on home soil.

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1 hour ago, The West Australian

Barty breaks her home soil duck to win Adelaide International

Barty breaks her home soil duck to win Adelaide International

Ash Barty wins her first-ever WTA tournament on home soil, beating Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska in straight sets to clinch the Adelaide International.

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1 hour ago, ABC Grandstand

Barty breaks her home soil duck to win Adelaide Open

Barty breaks her home soil duck to win Adelaide Open

Ash Barty wins her first-ever WTA tournament on home soil, beating Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska in straight sets to clinch the Adelaide Open.

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1 hour ago, ABC Grandstand

First-Time Winner Spotlight: Ugo Humbert

One of Ugo Humbert’s goals for this year was to win an ATP Tour title. Two weeks into the season, he can cross that off his to-do list. The 21-year-old lifted his maiden tour-level crown after winning an epic championship match against fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire at the ASB Classic in Auckland....

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2 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Aus Open: Prajnesh makes main draw as lucky loser

If he wins his first-round match, Prajnesh Gunnewaran might run into Novak Djokovic.

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2 hours ago, ESPN Tennis

Sania Mirza wins Hobart Intl. doubles title on comeback

Sania Mirza has won the doubles title at the Hobart International, her first tournament back after a two-year break from the sport.

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3 hours ago, ESPN Tennis

Nadal Shares His Secret To Longevity On Tour

Rafael Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam titles, been ranked No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings in three decades and, at the age of 33, is again the top seed at this month's Australian Open, which starts Monday in Melbourne. So what's his secret? Unfortunately, Nadal confirmed on Saturday, he doesn't have one. “No...

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3 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Federer: Aussie officials handled air issue poorly

Roger Federer was among several players who said Australian Open officials needed to provide better guidance on the air quality after smoke from bushfires across the country caused problems in Melbourne.

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3 hours ago, ESPN Tennis

Martin/Gonzalez Take Adelaide Doubles Title

Maximo Gonzalez/Fabrice Martin saved their best tennis for last on Saturday at the Adelaide International, sprinting to the title with a 7-6(12), 6-3 victory against fourth seeds Ivan Dodig/Filip Polasek. Gonzalez/Martin saved five set points in a wild opening set. They erased two while serving at 5-6,...

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3 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Federer Prepared For 'Tricky Situation' To Start Australian Open

Roger Federer tries to be a good tennis parent. He mostly stays out of the way when it comes to teaching his children about the sport he's played for a living the past 22 years. But every now and then, the six-time Australian Open champion leans in and offers a bit of advice. The suggestions, however,...

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4 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Australian Open qualifying runs over for Vukic, Aiava

Australian Open qualifying runs over for Vukic, Aiava

Aleksandar Vukic and Destanee Aiava's dreams of qualifying for Australian Open 2020 end in the final round.

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5 hours ago, Tennis Australia

Osaka ignoring critics after 'toughest year' of life

Naomi Osaka said she struggled with the scrutiny that came with being the No. 1-ranked player in the world but has made a conscious decision not to worry about "outside noise."

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5 hours ago, ESPN Tennis

Humbert Clinches Maiden Title In Auckland

Ugo Humbert cemented his status as a player to watch for years to come, clinching his first ATP Tour title on Saturday with a thrilling 7-6(2), 3-6, 7-6(5) win over fifth seed and fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire at the ASB Classic in Auckland. The 21-year-old became the first Frenchman to take the title...

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6 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Medvedev: ‘A Good Australian Open Is To Win It’

Daniil Medvedev entered the 2019 Australian Open as the No. 19 player in the FedEx ATP Rankings. The Russian had won an ATP 500 title, but never advanced past the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam or ATP Masters 1000. What a difference a year makes. Now, World No. 4 Medvedev is arguably the biggest favourite...

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6 hours ago, ATP World Tour

Bryant: As Australia burns, it's time for athletes to speak out on climate

As the Australian Open is set to begin, there is something tone-deaf about the idea of playing tennis while a country burns. Athletes are raising money for relief efforts, but it's not enough. It's time for them to raise their voices about climate change.

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8 hours ago, ESPN Tennis

Simona Halep vs. Jennifer Brady, Australian Open R1 Preview

AO R1: (4) Simona Halep vs. Jennifer Brady Simona Halep begins her 2020 Australian Open campaign on day 2 against in-form American Jennifer Brady. It is Brady who brings the greater momentum into this opening round clash, Halep is certainly on upset alert. However, the Romanian is still one of the...

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8 hours ago, WTA Addict, WTA

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