Australian Open

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Novak Djokovic celebrates victory over Lucas Pouille. Photograph:Scott Barbour/Getty

Novak Djokovic left Lucas Pouille in a heap after three mercifully quick sets to reach his seventh Australian Open final – where he has never lost – a(...)

A roadside fire-danger sign signals severe and warns of a total fire ban in Melbourne on Friday. Photograph:  Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Searing 47 degree temperatures, power failures and fires afflicted southern Australia on Friday, with one blaze creating a smoke cloud so large it beg(...)

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates her victory over Karolina Pliskova  at the Australian Open in Melbourne.  Osaka won, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Photograph: Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/The New York Times)

If Naomi Osaka goes on to add the Australian Open title to the debut Slam title she won in Flushing Meadows four months ago, she might spare a passing(...)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka celebrates her victory over Karolina Pliskova. Photograph: David Gray/AFP/Getty

Naomi Osaka kept her hopes of winning back-to-back grand slam titles alive by dispatching Serena Williams’ conqueror Karolina Pliskova to reach the Au(...)

Teens jump off the jetty at Glenelg beach during a hot day in Adelaide, Australia. Photograph: Kelly Barnes/EPA

The South Australian city of Adelaide set a new record high temperature Thursday as the country continued to broil in an extended summer heatwave that(...)

 Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a shot during  his fourth round match against Daniil Medvedev. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

If the guard is changing at the summit of tennis, it is doing so slowly and without conviction, as Novak Djokovic steps into the void left by the depa(...)

Shane Lowry with the trophy after winning the 2019 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Neville Hopwood/EPA

“Come on, Offaly!” This wasn’t O’Connor Park in Tullamore, it was Abu Dhabi Golf Club. The cries from the crowd left Wayne Riley a little mystified,(...)

Novak Djokovic serves during his third-round match against Denis Shapovalov at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Mast Irham/EPA

Top seed Novak Djokovic regained his composure after a third-set meltdown to stave off the challenge of Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov and reach t(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action  against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Thursday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Novak Djokovic is still the player to beat at this Australian Open. In a routine three-set workout against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the world number one lo(...)

A spectator sleeps at Margaret Court Arena as s Garbine Muguruza and  Johanna Konta played their  second round match until after 3am at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Photograph: Mark Baker/AP

Johanna Konta became the last of eight British players to leave the 2019 Australian Open, and in the most bizarre circumstances, sharing the record f(...)

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