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18-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes (File | AP)
Leander Paes, Purav Raja crash out of Australian Open

The Indian pair lost to the 11th seeded Colombian duo Juan Cabal and Robert Farah 1-6, 2-6, in an hour-and-nine-minute-long match.

15 hours ago

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. | Photo: AP
Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki Slam quest on track after last-16 romp

The second seed handed out a tennis masterclass to the 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist 6-3, 6-0 in 63 minutes of mesmerising shot-making on Rod Laver Arena.

15 hours ago

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro celebrates after defeating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne | Photo: AP
Suarez Navarro rallies into Australian Open quarter-finals

The Estonian 32nd seed blew a set and 4-1 lead with two breaks to allow the 39th-ranked Spaniard back into the match.

15 hours ago

Spain's Rafael Nadal signs autographs after defeating Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. | AP
Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki to play fourth-round matches 

Fourth-round singles play began Sunday, with third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov facing local hope Nick Kyrgios in a marquee night matchup.

16 hours ago

Switzerland's Roger Federer makes forehand return to France's Richard Gasquet during their third round match at the Australian Open | AP
Australian Open: Defending champion Roger Federer keeps hunt for Slam number 20 on track

The Swiss star beat the Frenchman Gasquet 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 in just under two hours in a night match on Rod Laver Arena.

20 Jan 2018

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas | AP
Novak Djokovic powers into eleventh Australian Open fourth round

The six-time champion advanced with a clear-cut 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win over Spanish 21st seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in 2hr 21min.

20 Jan 2018

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova | AP
Maria Sharapova inspired by Serena Williams, Roger Federer to get back to top

Sharapova, one of the highest earners in women's sport, suffered a string of early defeats after her comeback last April.

20 Jan 2018

Australia's Nick Kyrgios (File | AP)
Nick Kyrgios pulls out from Australian Open doubles

The Australian reportedly pulled out of the event believing he has a serious chance of winning the Grand Slam title in the singles.

20 Jan 2018

Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates after defeating Russia's Maria Sharapova during their third round match at the Australian Open | AP
Angelique Kerber crushes Maria Sharapova in ex-champs showdown at Australian Open

The 2016 winner from Germany and 21st seed roared past the unseeded Russian 2008 champion 6-1, 6-3.

20 Jan 2018

Japan's Naomi Osaka makes a backhand return to Australia's Ashleigh Barty during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. | Photo: AP
Naomi Osaka ousts Aussie hope Ashleigh Barty at Australian Open

The powerful Japanese 20-year-old took the first set against the 18th seed before racing to a 4-0 lead in the second on the back of an impressive serve.

20 Jan 2018

Germany's Alexander Zverev waves as he leaves Rod Laver Arena after losing his third round to South Korea's Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open tennis championships. | Photo: AP
Fourth seed Alexander Zverev dumped from Australia Open by Chung Hyeon

Chung Hyeon became the first South Korean man ever to reach the round of 16 at the Australian Open with a five-set win over fourth seed.

20 Jan 2018

Austria's Dominic Thiem reacts after defeating France's Adrian Mannarino in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne | Photo: AP
Thiem eases past Mannarino into Australian Open fourth round

Thiem downed the 26th-seed 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 in 2hr 8min on Margaret Court Arena and will face either German Maxmilian Marterer or American Tennys Sandgren for a place in the quarter-finals.

20 Jan 2018

France's Caroline Garcia celebrates after defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. | Photo: AP
Australian Open: Eighth seed Garcia sets up Keys clash in last 16

The Frenchwoman, who won two WTA titles last year to send her rocketing up the rankings, proved too much for unseeded Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus.

20 Jan 2018

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic makes a forehand return to compatriot Lucie Safarova during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships | Photo: AP
Australian Open: Sixth seed Pliskova battles into last 16

The Czech, looking to win her first Grand Slam, came through the tight match against her 29th seeded compatriot 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 in 1hr 37mins.

20 Jan 2018

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating United States' Lauren Davis in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships | Photo: AP
Australian Open: Top seed Simona Halep back from brink in epic third-round clash against Lauren Davis

Courageous unseeded American Davis lost a middle toenail on her left foot and had to be treated twice by the physio as she threw everything at Halep in a third set that alone lasted 2hr 22min.

20 Jan 2018

Tennis great Andre Agassi. (AP)
Andre Agassi urges Nick Kyrgios to get a coach

The 22-year-old is showing greater maturity at the Australian Open after frequent criticism in the past for on-court blow-ups but Agassi believes coaching just based on talent can help him better.

20 Jan 2018

18-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes (File | AP)
Leander Paes-Purav Raja cruise past Jamie Murray-Bruno Soares in Australian Open second round

Paes and Raja clinched a nail-biting thriller against number five seeds Murray and Soares in the second round of Australian Open.

20 Jan 2018

United States' Madison Keys celebrates after defeating Romania's Ana Bogdan during their third round match| Photo: AP
US Open finalist Madison Keys glides into last 16 at Australian Open

The 17th seed, who made the semis at Melbourne Park in 2015, has not dropped a set and breezed past the plucky Romanian Ana Bogdan in 73 minutes.

20 Jan 2018

Croatia's Marin Cilic makes a backhand return to United States' Ryan Harrison during their third round match at the Australian Open | AP
Australian Open: Sixth seed Marin Cilic ousts Ryan Harrison to make fourth round

The former US Open champion Marin Cilic reached the last 16 at the Australian Open for the first time in seven years.

19 Jan 2018

Jelena Ostapenko walks from the court following her third round loss to Anett Kontaveit | AP
Anett Kontaveit ousts seventh seed Jelena Ostapenko from Australian Open

Ostapenko called the trainer before the start of the second set, complaining of trouble above her left knee and had her left thigh strapped during a medical timeout.

19 Jan 2018

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga(R) congratulates Australia's Nick Kyrgios after winning their third round clash| AP
Nick Kyrgios topples idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in electric Australian Open clash

Local lad Kyrgios, seeded 17, needed three tiebreakers to win a crunch match with the former finalist 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6. 

19 Jan 2018