Australian Open

Tennis

Stanislas Wawrinka puzzled after Australian Open success

Linda Pearce Stan Wawrinka’s first grand slam match as a grand slam champion has ended with a shock grand slam exit.

French Open Tennis

Sam Stosur's French Open optimism against Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova

Sam Stosur.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur cannot let Dominika Cibulkova play the way she likes to, and Cibulkova knows she cannot allow Stosur to play the way she has.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal says Australian Open final was his 'worst hour and a half on court'

Nadal

World No.1 Rafael Nadal admits the Australian Open final, which he lost to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, was "the worst hour and a half" he ever spent on a tennis court.

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Tennis

Rafael Nadal still laid low with back injury from Australian Open final

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Copa Claro clay-court event in Buenos Aires because he has not been able to practice since injuring his back in the Australian Open final.

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Golf

Stacy Lewis aims for No.1 and an Australian Open title

Stacy Lewis

Matt Murnane For four weeks this time last year Stacy Lewis proved she could play like a world No.1.

Golf

Suzann Pettersen takes lead in Australian Open

Suzann Pettersen

Matt Murnane Norway powerhouse Suzann Pettersen prefers to compare herself with the world's top male golfers, rather that the women whom she is setting the pace for after one round of the Australian Open.

Golf

Norway's Suzann Pettersen takes early lead at Australian Open

Suzann Pettersen

Matt Murnane An aggressive opening round from Suzann Pettersen has put the Norwegian powerhouse in prime position to snatch the world No. 1 ranking with a win at the women's Australian Open.

Golf

Women's Australian Open Golf: Swede Anna Nordqvist sets new course record

Anna Nordqvist

Matt Murnane The Swedish takeover of the Australian Open on day two has extended beyond hole-in-one star Caroline Hedwall.

Golf

Olympic-sized battle as Caroline Hedwall and Suzann Pettersen lead women's Australian Open

Caroline Hedwall.

Matt Murnane Those with a keen interest in the Winter Olympics would know something of the rivalry that exists between competitors from Sweden and Norway.

Golf

Women's Australian Open: Day 3 updates

Golf.

Matt Murnane Chella Choi has obliterated the course record at the Women's Australian Open shooting a 62 in the third round at the Victoria Golf Club.

Golf

Chella Choi takes Australian Open lead after course record

Chella Choi

Matt Murnane When relatively unknown Chella Choi walked into the scorer's hut holding a scorecard with seven birdies and two eagles, and politely signed it in as the new course record at Victoria Golf Club, her...

Australian Open: Su-Hyun Oh latest amateur to steal limelight

Su-Hyun Oh

Matt Murnane For two weeks, Minjee Lee has played the starring role as the future of women's golf in Australia has taken centre stage.

Golf

Women's Australian Open: Day 4 updates

Karrie Webb.

Matt Murnane Updates from Day 4 of the Women's Australian Open at the Victoria Golf Club.

Golf

Karrie Webb comes from five shots down to win Australian Open

Karrie Webb kisses her trophy after coming from behind to win the Women's Australian Open.

Matt Murnane Karrie Webb comes from behind to finish at 12 under, one shot clear of Korean Chella Choi.

Golf

The master bounces back to win fifth Australian Open title

Karrie Webb

Matt Murnane Karrie Webb bounces back from horror start to the season to win her fifth Women's Australian Open title.

Tennis

Party boy Bernard Tomic ready to knuckle down for Australian Open

Bernard Tomic.

Linda Pearce Night owl declares himself ready to submit to the daily discipline of a pre-season.

Tennis

Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Three

Casey Dellacqua.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open goes into the second round with another day of brutal heatwave conditions forecast to hit Rod Laver Arena and its surrounds.

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Tennis

Impressive Australian Open performance puts Nick Kyrgios in mix for Davis Cup singles spot

Australian Open Tennis Day 4 Melbourne Park ,  Nick Kyrgios during his match against Benoit Paire on Margaret Court Arena tonight
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Thursday the 16th of January 2014

Chris Dutton Boom Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is set to shoulder Australia's Davis Cup hopes.

Australian Open Day 5

Australia's Samantha Stosur serves during her women's singles match against Serbia's Ana Ivanovic on day five of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2014. Photo by AFP

Australian Open Day 5

Tennis

Novak Djokovic cruises into Australian Open fourth round

Novak Djokovic

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic has purred into the Australian Open fourth round with a commanding win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.