Australian Open 2019

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Margaret Court accepts Australian Open invitation to mark 50th anniversary of grand slam sweep
The tennis legend, who has aroused furious opposition with her views on homosexuality, has agreed to attend the Open in January

Staff and agencies

30, Nov, 2019 @2:33 AM

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Novak Djokovic close to perfection as he wins seventh Australian Open title | Kevin Mitchell
Novak Djokovic moved into another area of excellence in winning the Australian Open and set his sights on the ‘ultimate challenge’ of beating Rafael Nadal on clay in Paris

Kevin Mitchell at Melbourne Park

27, Jan, 2019 @3:27 PM

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Naomi Osaka says Wimbledon’s grass is ‘a little bit frightening’
Australian Open winner Naomi Osaka admitted that players ‘sliding and slipping’ on grass had given her a fear of the Wimbledon surface, and she stressed: ‘I have to change that’

Simon Cambers in Melbourne

27, Jan, 2019 @1:55 PM

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Majestic Novak Djokovic overwhelms Rafael Nadal with ‘mind-blowing tennis’
Novak Djokovic claimed the 15th major crown of his career after a 6–3, 6–2, 6–3 victory over Rafael Nadal that earned him a seventh Australian Open title

Kevin Mitchell in Melbourne

27, Jan, 2019 @11:50 AM

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win Australian Open men's final – as it happened
Game-by-game report: Novak Djokovic has won the Australian Open for a seventh time after dominating Rafa Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3

Jacob Steinberg

27, Jan, 2019 @11:18 AM

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic resume old rivalry for slam supremacy | Kevin Mitchell
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be hoping to close in on Roger Federer’s grand slam record when they meet in the Australian Open final

Kevin Mitchell in Melbourne

26, Jan, 2019 @4:39 PM

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‘It hurts a lot’: Kvitova vows to bounce back after Australian Open final defeat
Petra Kvitova, after her defeat in the Australian Open final, says her biggest battle was learning to hold her racquet in her left hand

Simon Cambers in Melbourne

26, Jan, 2019 @2:23 PM

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Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to win Australian Open for back-to-back slams
Naomi Osaka recovered from missing three match points in the second set to win 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 and claim her second consecutive major title following her victory in the 2018 US Open

Simon Cambers in Melbourne

26, Jan, 2019 @11:13 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Usain Bolt, Novak Djokovic and Thierry Henry
Who enjoyed it while it lasted? Who said sorry? Who flopped?

Paul Campbell

25, Jan, 2019 @3:54 PM

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Novak Djokovic routs Lucas Pouille to set up Australian Open final with Nadal
Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final after thrashing Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2

Kevin Mitchell at Melbourne Park

25, Jan, 2019 @1:07 PM

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Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova chase fairytale ending to Australian Open
Naomi Osaka is one win from a second straight grand slam after the drama of her US Open win while Petra Kvitova has battled back from injuries caused by an intruder in her home

Kevin Mitchell in Melbourne

25, Jan, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Novak Djokovic thrashes Lucas Pouille in Australian Open semi-final – as it happened
Game-by-game report: Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final after thrashing Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2

Jacob Steinberg

25, Jan, 2019 @10:37 AM

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