Australian Open

Federer defeats Nadal to win fifth Australian Open, 18th grand slam

Roger Federer added another honour to his superlative career, defeating hot rival Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to win a record 18 grand slam singles titles at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Serena Williams wins seventh Australian Open; record 23rd grand slam

Serena Williams wrote more history with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of sister Venus to claim a record 23rd Open Era grand slam singles title with a seventh Australian Open trophy on Saturday.

Lucic-Baroni turns back the clock to reach Melbourne semi-finals

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock almost two decades on Wednesday, as the evergreen Croatian outsider upset fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 for a stunning win into the Australian Open semi-finals.

Untouchable Djokovic seals sixth Melbourne title over Murray

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open for a record-levelling sixth time on Sunday as he hammered Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) to claim the 11th grand slam singles title of his career.

Australian Open title-winners

Title-winners at the Australian Open which ended on Sunday:  Men's singles

Europe to face Rest of the World in new Ryder Cup-style Laver event

Roger Federer's TEAM8 management company on Friday took the lead from golf's Ryder Cup in announcing the 2017 start of the Laver Cup, a Europe versus Rest of the World competition to be held after the US Open.

Suspicions over match fixing of mixed doubles in Melbourne

Suspicions of match-fixing clouded the Australian Open on Monday after an online bookmaker reported an unexpected spike in bets on a mixed doubles match, a news report said.

Djokovic survives Simon scare; faultless Federer glides through

Novak Djokovic survived an almighty fright from Frenchman Gilles Simon, as the defending champion struggled to a 6-3, 6-7 (1-6), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win for a place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.

Federer untouchable in 25-ace rout of Dolgopolov

Roger Federer rained down a barrage of 25 aces on Wednesday as the Swiss third seed crushed Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 to book a place in the third round at the Australian Open.

Confident Djokovic sweet on success as Melbourne title defence begins

Novak Djokovic starts his bid for a sixth Australian Open title, powered by confidence from a record-setting 2015 campaign.