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  • Confident Pliskova targets maiden slam title
    Confident Pliskova targets maiden slam title Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Simon cambers MELBOURNE (Reuters) - For Karolina Pliskova, the hardest work is done. Until she reached the final in New York, a run that included victory over Serena Williams in the semi-finals, Pliskova had never gone beyond the third round … More »

  • Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park
    Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park Reuters - 16 hours ago

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Juergen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach the … More »

  • Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park
    Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park Reuters - 16 hours ago

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Juergen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach the … More »

  • Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park
    Federer makes winning return at Melbourne Park Reuters - 16 hours ago

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Juergen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach the … More »

  • Day one at the Australian Open Reuters - 17 hours ago

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Latest news from the opening day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday (all times GMT): 1237 WAWRINKA WOBBLES BUT WINS FIVE-SET DUEL AGAINST KLIZAN Fourth seed and 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka suffered a huge … More »

  • Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final
    Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Kei Nishikori is the latest player to skip the Davis Cup because of the packed calendar, the Japanese confirming on Monday that he would be unavailable for his country's World Group opener against France following the Australian Open. Going to … More »

  • Knight in rusty armor Murray battles through
    Knight in rusty armor Murray battles through Reuters - 20 hours ago

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray took to Melbourne Park's center court as top seed at a grand slam for the first time in his career on Monday but the recently knighted Briton's victory over Illya Marchenko was far from a regal … More »

  • Knight in rusty armour Murray battles through
    Knight in rusty armour Murray battles through Reuters - 20 hours ago

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray took to Melbourne Park's centre court as top seed at a grand slam for the first time in his career on Monday but the recently knighted Briton's victory over Illya Marchenko was far from a regal … More »

  • Knight in rusty armour Murray battles through
    Knight in rusty armour Murray battles through Reuters - 20 hours ago

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray took to Melbourne Park's centre court as top seed at a grand slam for the first time in his career on Monday but the recently knighted Briton's victory over Illya Marchenko was far from a regal … More »

  • Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final
    Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Kei Nishikori is the latest player to skip the Davis Cup because of the packed calendar, the Japanese confirming on Monday that he would be unavailable for his country's World Group opener against France following the Australian Open. Going to … More »

  • Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final
    Nishikori to miss Davis Cup, Murray critical of neutral final Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Kei Nishikori is the latest player to skip the Davis Cup because of the packed calendar, the Japanese confirming on Monday that he would be unavailable for his country's World Group opener against France following the Australian Open. Going to … More »

  • Olympic champion Puig hopes for golden form in Melbourne
    Olympic champion Puig hopes for golden form in Melbourne Reuters - 21 hours ago

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Monica Puig would never trade her surprise singles gold at the Rio Games for any grand slam success but Puerto Rico's first Olympic champion felt compelled to lock the medal away amid the lean period that … More »

  • Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win
    Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win Reuters - 22 hours ago

    Ashleigh Barty stunned Australian tennis fans more than two years ago when she turned her back on the sport to play top-level cricket. The 20-year-old, free of a shoulder injury that forced her out of qualifying for last week's Hobart tournament, … More »

  • Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win
    Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win Reuters - 22 hours ago

    Ashleigh Barty stunned Australian tennis fans more than two years ago when she turned her back on the sport to play top-level cricket. The 20-year-old, free of a shoulder injury that forced her out of qualifying for last week's Hobart tournament, … More »

  • Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win
    Big Bash to big stage, Barty back with Beck win Reuters - 22 hours ago

    Ashleigh Barty stunned Australian tennis fans more than two years ago when she turned her back on the sport to play top-level cricket. The 20-year-old, free of a shoulder injury that forced her out of qualifying for last week's Hobart tournament, … More »

  • Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth
    Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth Reuters - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 2:23 PM SGT

    By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori was forced to dig deep to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday with the world number five taken the distance by Andrey Kuznetsov before eking out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2 win. … More »

  • Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth
    Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth Reuters - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 2:23 PM SGT

    By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori was forced to dig deep to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday with the world number five taken the distance by Andrey Kuznetsov before eking out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2 win. … More »

  • Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth
    Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth Reuters - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 2:22 PM SGT

    By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori was forced to dig deep to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday with the world number five taken the distance by Andrey Kuznetsov before eking out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2 win. … More »

  • 'I'm pretty good at this,' says victorious Venus
    'I'm pretty good at this,' says victorious Venus Reuters - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 2:03 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Venus Williams survived a rocky start to reach the second round of her 17th Australian Open on Monday, putting her 7-6 7-5 victory over Kateryna Kozlova down to hard-earned experience. At 36, Williams is the … More »

  • 'I'm pretty good at this,' says victorious Venus
    'I'm pretty good at this,' says victorious Venus Reuters - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 2:02 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Venus Williams survived a rocky start to reach the second round of her 17th Australian Open on Monday, putting her 7-6 7-5 victory over Kateryna Kozlova down to hard-earned experience. At 36, Williams is the … More »