Paula Badosa has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been unable to train ahead of the Australian Open. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Spain’s Paula Badosa has not received training equipment to help her prepare for the Australian Open because of safety concerns but discussions are ta(...)

Coco Gauff during her win against Romania’s Sorana Cirstea at the Australian Open. Photograph: AP

Coco Gauff will have another shot at defending champion Naomi Osaka after battling past Sorana Cirstea and into the third round of the Australian Open(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova after her defeat against Croatia’s Donna Vekicat the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Getty Images

Maria Sharapova offered no guarantees that she will be back at the Australian Open after a first-round defeat against Donna Vekic. Ongoing shoulder (...)

Heavy rain falls during an Australian Open practice session at Melbourne Park. Photograph: Scott Barbour/EPA

Like farmers in a drought peering into an unforgiving sky, tennis turned to the heavens – and Roger Federer – to break the iron grip of heat and smoke(...)

Serena Williams hits a return against Dayana Yastremska during their women’s singles match on day six of the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 19, 2019. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams continued to steamroller her way through the Australian Open draw but Naomi Osaka and Elina Svitolina both survived serious scares to (...)

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(...)