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Gael Monfils of France pours water over himself during a break in his match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open. Photo: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Australian Open officials will review the extreme heat policy at the end of the tournament but insisted they take player welfare very seriously. A tw(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action against the United States’ Donald Young during their first round match at the Australian Open  in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Dita Alangkara/AP

Revolutions, when ill-conceived, can die as quickly as they are born. And Novak Djokovic, who has seen his share of political turmoil, was compelled(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia arrives on court with the the Daphne Akhurst Trophy during the 2018 Australian Open Official Draw at Melbourne Park. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

If Johanna Konta wants to win her first grand slam title in the country where she was born – and she is among a slew of contenders hoping the absence (...)

 Spaniard Rafael Nadal in action against France’s Richard Gasquet during the Kooyong Classic tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Former champions Stan Wawrinka and Rafa Nadal gave Australian Open organisers a massive boost on Tuesday when they both said they were looking forward(...)

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Melbourne tournament. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Two-time champion and former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Australian Open. The 28-year-old won in 2012(...)

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Australian Open, which starts on January 15th. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty

Serena Williams on Friday joined the galaxy of tennis stars who have withdrawn from the Australian Open, which starts on January 15th. The American –(...)

Nick Kyrgios: ranked 18 in the world, but has won just one career tournament. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

We do like our anti-heroes. We even like them when they start to mess up tournaments such as Wimbledon. Or maybe especially when they mess up tourname(...)

Andy Murray’s father-in-law Nigel Sears is stretchered out of the stands after collapsing while watching Ana Ivanovic play Madison Keys. Photograph: Reuters

Andy Murray’s father-in-law, Nigel Sears, collapsed in the stands at the Australian Open on Saturday night and was taken to hospital, conscious but in(...)

ATP chairman Chris Kermode, centre, has said tennis authorities ‘absolutely reject’ any suggestions of a match-fixing cover-up within the sport. Photograph: AP

Before a ball was struck, the 2016 Australian Open was pitched into a match-fixing scandal on Monday that pointed a shaky but accusatory finger at an (...)