Australian Open chief Craig Tiley insisted Sunday the Grand Slam would begin as scheduled next month, while admitting it was “not a great situation” for the 47 players who have been confined to their hotel rooms.
All the world’s top players, including 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, are expected to be in Melbourne for the coronavirus-disrupted Australian Open, tournament organiser Craig Tiley said.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said he was in a “race against time” to be fit for the Australian Open as his recovery from two rounds of knee surgery takes longer than expected.
The arrangements for next year’s Australian Open are close to being finalised, the tournament director said on Tuesday, following a report it could be cancelled over coronavirus difficulties.
The Australian Open will likely be delayed by one to two weeks, officials said Wednesday, as talks continue over staging the tournament in Melbourne, which has only recently emerged from months of coronavirus lockdown.
Novak Djokovic’s latest Australian Open heroics lifted him past Rafael Nadal to the world number one spot in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday.
World No. 1 Ash Barty crashed out in the semifinals of the Australian Open on Thursday, setting the stage for a final between American Sofia Kenin and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza.
Toxic smoke from raging bushfires hits the Australian Open build up.
Dense bushfire smoke is threatening the start of the Australian Open with a potentially hazardous fog lingering over Melbourne less than a fortnight before the competition begins.
Japanese star Kei Nishikori pulled out of the Australian Open and the inaugural ATP Cup Monday as he continues to struggle with an elbow injury that has kept him out since the US Open.
The world’s best tennis players will compete for a record 49.1 million U.S. dollars at the 2020 Australian Open, officials announced on Tuesday.
Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka vowed to be fit and firing for her Australian Open title defence after her season was abruptly cut short by injury at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
Former world number one Andy Murray said he is under no pressure to return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year but he would attempt to make a comeback if his body allowed it.
Naomi Osaka has added American Jermaine Jenkins to her support team, the world number one said yesterday.
Roger Federer confirms his participation for this year’s Madrid Open.
Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova told a Czech court on Tuesday how she grabbed the blade of an attacker’s knife
Former world number one Andy Murray has undergone a hip resurfacing surgery in London, the 31-year-old Scot said.
Novak Djokovic claims a record seventh Australian Open crown as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3.
Osaka staved off a fightback from Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final.
Triple Grand Slam champion Andy Murray could have lasting regrets if he retires through injury, German great Boris Becker says.
Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open semi-finals for a 7th time after eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired hurt.
A disappointed Serena denies “choking” in her stunning quarter-final loss to Karolina Pliskova at the Australian Open.
Tsitsipas is thrilled that he can now set the bar even higher at the Australian Open.
Rafa Nadal keeps the flag flying for the old guard at the Australian Open.
Serena staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep.
If having his Australian Open title defence ended early was not painful enough for Roger Federer on Sunday.
Rafa Nadal routed Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-1 7-6(4) in a centre court masterclass to charge into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Osaka calls for the trainer and took a tablet during her dominant second round win.
Murray criticises Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association for failing to build on his success and grow the game over the last decade.
Djokovic and Tsonga will take a trip down memory lane today to renew their rivalry.