Japan’s Naomi Osaka celebrates her Australian Open champion at Melbourne’s Brighton Beach after beating Petra Kvitova in a three-set thriller that also gives her the world number one ranking. IMAGES
A tearful Andy Murray announces he will likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career.
Novak Djokovic greets fans in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year that will begin on January 14.
“I think the most important thing for me moving into this year is to be ready in the mind,” says Roger Federer during a sponsorship event with fans in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year that will begin on Monday.
Videographic on the different tennis court surfaces and how they affect play. The Australian Open begins on Monday.VIDEOGRAPHIC
Swiss marvel Roger Federer poses for photographs with his Australian Open trophy in Melbourne, as he continues to defy the years and attrition rate, reaching his 30th Grand Slam decider and claiming his sixth Australian crown as well as 20th Grand Slam title.
Defending champion Roger Federer swept into a record 14th Australian Open semi-final with a commanding straight sets win over long-time rival Tomas Berdych on Wednesday. Videographic on the different tennis court surfaces and how they affect play.VIDEOGRAPHIC
Excited fans start streaming into the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne for a dose of Grand Slam action as the Australian Open begins.
Former world number one Andy Murray and Japan’s Kei Nishikori pulls out of the Australian Open as a host of top names battle to be fit for the year’s first Grand Slam.