MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb 2: Novak Djokovic has won his record-extending eighth Australian Open championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall by beating Dominic Thiem in five sets in the final.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 31:  Locked in an even-as-can-be Australian Open semifinal, Dominic Thiem looked up at his guest box, patted his belly and stuck out his tongue, as if to indicate he was feeling sick. He shook his head. He winced.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 20: Sofia Kenin never flinched.Not when she was twice a point from dropping the opening set of her first Grand Slam semifinal at the Australian Open. Not when she was twice a point from dropping the second set, either.And the American is into her first major final at age 21 -- beating the woman ranked No. 1, Ash Barty, to get there.

MELBOURNE, Jan 29: Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final showdown with ‘Big Three’ rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Tuesday with a thumping 6-4 6-3 7-6(1) victory over Canada’s hapless Milos Raonic.

MELBOURNE, Jan 28: Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in last year’s quarter-final at Melbourne Park.

MELBOURNE, Jan 26: World number one Rafa Nadal renews his rivalry with Nick Kyrgios in a blockbuster fourth-round clash at the Australian Open on Monday, as the Spaniard prepares for the trickiest test of his Melbourne campaign.

MELBOURNE, Jan 26: Novak Djokovic continued his imperious progress through the Australian Open draw on Sunday, negotiating a potentially tricky encounter with Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 6-4 to reach the last eight at Melbourne Park for the 11th time.

MELBOURNE, Jan 26: In-form Canadian Milos Raonic pounded down 35 aces and 55 winners to overcome Croatian Marin Cilic 6-4 6-3 7-5 on Sunday and become the first man to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

MELBOURNE, Jan 23: Roger Federer displayed imperious form to canter into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a 6-1 6-4 6-1 thumping of Serb Filip Krajinovic, leaving the 20-time Grand Slam champion feeling a “little bit sorry” for his opponent.

MELBOURNE, Jan 22: Defending champion Novak Djokovic despatched Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito 6-1 6-4 6-2 to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 21: Maria Sharapova hasn’t won a tournament since 2017, and her ranking slipped to 136th by the end of last year. After a 6-3, 6-4 loss to 19th-seeded Donna Vekic at the Australian Open on Tuesday, former No. 1-ranked Sharapova is now on a run of three first-round exits at Grand Slam events.

Day one at the Australian Open

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MELBOURNE, Jan 21: Defending champion Novak Djokovic began his Australian Open title defence on Monday with a landmark 900th career victory on the Tour on an opening day where heavy rains suspended play on the outer courts.

MELBOURNE, Jan 18: Roger Federer is bidding for a third title in four years at Melbourne Park and a record-extending 21st Grand Slam trophy but having not played competitive tennis since November the Swiss is keeping a lid on expectations.

Melbourne, Jan 17: List of Australian Open men’s singles champions since the event began in 1905

WELLINGTON, Jan 12: Serena Williams won her first title since the 2017 Australian Open with a 6-3 6-4 victory over fellow American Jessica Pegula at the Auckland Classic on Sunday.

MELBOURNE, Jan 11:  U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu will miss the Australian Open later this month as she continues to recover from a knee injury, the Canadian teenager said on Saturday.

MELBOURNE, Jan 8: Former world number one Maria Sharapova will be awarded a world card to play in this month’s Australian Open, the organizers of the year’s first Grand Slam said on Wednesday.

Melbourne, Dec 31 : World number 13 Kei Nishikori has pulled out of next month’s Australian Open as he is yet to fully recover from right elbow surgery, tournament organizers announced on Monday.

LONDON, Dec 29: Andy Murray has withdrawn from next month’s Australian Open because of a pelvic injury, the three-time Grand Slam champion’s management team announced on Saturday.

MELBOURNE, Jan 27: Novak Djokovic claimed a record seventh Australian Open crown on Sunday as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in his most dominant Grand Slam win over the Spaniard.

MELBOURNE, Jan 23:  Frenchman Lucas Pouille continued his unlikely run at the Australian Open by stunning in-form Canadian Milos Raonic 7-6(4) 6-3 6-7(2) 6-4 to advance to his maiden Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday.

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MELBOURNE, Jan 21: Serena Williams faced her first real test at this year’s Australian Open and emerged with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 victory over No. 1-ranked Simona Halep to reach the quarterfinals.

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MELBOURNE, Jan 20: Rafal Nadal routed Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-1 7-6(4) in a center court masterclass to charge into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.

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MELBOURN, Jan 13: Novak Djokovic says he is satisfied with how the grand slams are reacting to a player-led push for bigger paychecks - but that it’s not about increasing his own bank balance.