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“Very sad for him”: Advancing Cilic sympathises with retiring Rafa

Croatian Marin Cilic is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open after No.1 seed Rafael Nadal retired from their quarter-final on Rod Laver Arena.

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Alex De Minaur caps off summer with Davis Cup selection

Australia’s second-highest ranked player Matthew Ebden has been overlooked for next week’s Davis Cup clash with Germany in Brisbane.

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Caroline Wozniacki vs Carla Suarez Navarro: Australian Open women’s quarter-final live scores

World No.2 Caroline Wozniacki will look to continue her charge towards the top spot in the Australian Open quarter-finals against Carla Suarez Navarro. Join The Roar for live scores from around 9pm (AEDT).

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Rafael Nadal vs Marin Cilic: Australian Open men’s quarter-final live scores, blog

World No.1 Rafael Nadal faces No.6 Marin Cilic in the Australian Open quarter-finals. Join The Roar for all the action from around 7pm (AEDT).

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Elise Mertens vs Elina Svitolina: Australian Open women’s quarter-final live scores

Elise Mertens and Elina Svitolina, both on an incredible run of form, will combine to create an unexpected Australian Open quarter-final. Join The Roar for live scores from around 1pm (AEDT).

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Seeds sown will dramatically alter grand slam rankings from 2019

On Sunday night, Australian Open third seed Grigor Dimitrov defeated 17th seed Nick Kyrgios.

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Grigor Dimitrov vs Kyle Edmund: Australian Open men’s quarter-final live scores, blog

It’s David versus Goliath when the unseeded Kyle Edmund makes his grand slam quarter-final debut against world No.3 Grigor Dimitrov in a bid to make the last four at the Australian Open. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 2.30pm (AEDT).

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The Australian Open’s all-star quarter final line-up settled

The cream has risen to the top of the Australian Open women’s draw with top seeds, a former champion and the title favourite set to contend for a spot in the semi-finals.

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Djokovic set for scans after Open exit

A wounded Novak Djokovic is set to undergo further scans on his injured elbow after losing in straight sets to South Korea’s Hyeon Chung in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

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Novak Djokovic vs Hyeon Chung: Australian Open live scores

It’ll be a battle of the generations when Novak Djokovic looks to continue his return to tennis in the fourth round of the Australian Open against in-form Korean Hyeon Chung. Join The Roar for live scores from around 7pm (AEDT).

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Marton Fucsovics vs Roger Federer: Australian Open live scores

Roger Federer will look to continue his run through the Australian Open when he takes on relative unknown Marton Fucsovics in the fourth round. Join The Roar for live scores from around 3pm (AEDT).

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Nick Kyrgios optimistic after Australian Open run ends

A newly-focused Nick Kyrgios left the 2018 Australian Open happy with his overall performance after his fighting four-set loss to Grigor Dimitrov.

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Hewitt, Groth Open doubles run continues

Veterans Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewitt have breezed into the quarter-finals at the Australian Open, continuing their men’s doubles farewell tour with a first-set walkover.

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Kyrgios modest on big-time Open moments

As a more calm and collected Nick Kyrgios takes centre stage at the Australian Open, his tennis is benefiting in the biggest moments.

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Naomi Osaka crashes the Ashleigh Barty party

Shunted from Rod Laver Arena, Ashleigh Barty has let slip a huge opportunity to become the first home-grown Australian Open women’s quarter-finalist in more than a decade.

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Summer of 69 (degrees)

For the second day running temperatures in Melbourne peaked at above 38 degrees. For the players on court at Melbourne Park the mercury was closer to 69 degrees, with conditions for both players and fans approaching unbearable.

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Nick Kyrgios

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Gael Monfils douses himself in water at the 2017 Australian Open.

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Rafael Nadal pumps his fist in win against Bernard Tomic

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Aryna Sabalenka

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Roger Federer hits a ball at the US Open.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia

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Nick Kyrgios' Australian Open match was interrupted by a heckler

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2018 Australian Open: Women’s final preview

By mastermind5991, 26 Jan 2018
2018 Australian Open: Women’s final preview

This year’s Australian Open will conclude with the top two seeds, Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki, battling it out for their maiden Grand Slam title.

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Margaret Court’s legacy is about more than opinions

I love my tennis and I love my politics, but combining the two needs to end.

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Marin Cilic vs Kyle Edmund: Australian Open tennis men’s semi-final live scores, blog

It’s an unexpected semi-final at the Australian Open, but upsets aplenty will give Marin Cilic a chance to qualify for another grand slam final against workhorse Kyle Edmund. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:30pm (AEDT).

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Is it the beginning of the end for Rafael Nadal?

By mastermind5991, 25 Jan 2018
Is it the beginning of the end for Rafael Nadal?

Following his latest misfortune at the Australian Open, one wonders whether Rafael Nadal will ever return to Melbourne Park for another shot at a double Career Grand Slam.

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Simona Halep vs Angelique Kerber: Australian Open tennis women’s semi-final live scores, blog

It’ll be a battle of two players at the absolute top of their game when Simona Halep and Angeliqe Kerber square off for a spot in the Australian Open final. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 4pm (AEDT).

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Tension and intrigue at the Australian Open semi-finals

We are down to the last four in both the men’s and women’s singles at the Australian Open, and while all eyes will be on Roger Federer to see whether he can land his milestone 20th major title, the battle for the women’s world number one ranking will also be a major plot point.

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A tale of two Nicks

By Anindya Dutta, 25 Jan 2018
A tale of two Nicks

At Melbourne Park last week Charles Dickens found himself back in vogue as media and fans alike tried to figure out which of the two Nicks would come to the court each time Nick Kyrgios’s name was announced.

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Djokovic, tennis and player unions: Crying poor or about time?

Novak Djokovic, on returning to competitive tennis at the Australian Open, caused something of a stir that a revolt in the game was brewing.

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Elise Mertens vs Caroline Wozniacki: Australian Open tennis women’s semi-final live scores, blog

Elise Mertens has made an incredible start to 2018, but it’ll be another serious examination when she takes on world No.2 Caroline Wozniacki in the Australian Open semi-finals. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 2pm (AEDT).

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Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth vs Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah: Australian Open men’s doubles quarter-final live scores

Home crowd favourites Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth will look to keep their Australian Open doubles dream alive when they play Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the quarter-finals. Join The Roar for live scores from around 5pm (AEDT).

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In learning to lose, Nick Kyrgios will find greatness

I don’t know what goes on inside Nick Kyrgios’ mind, but from what I’ve seen of late, he is the same player he has always been, but now has the experience to deal with that.

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Angelique Kerber vs Madison Keys: Australian Open quarter-finals live scores, blog

2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber has taken all before her in a barnstorming January, but the 21st seed now faces her toughest test – big-hitting American Madison Keys for a spot in the semi-finals. Join The Roar for all the action from 11am (AEDT).

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Call me by my name: Hyeon Chung, Channel Seven and the Australian Open

At school, one of my closest friend’s surname was Chung. We were lucky to attend a multicultural school with a large number of Asian heritage students, but very regularly his surname was mispronounced.

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Kyrgios and who? Australia needs change for Davis Cup battle with Germany

Lleyton Hewitt will name his team to face Germany in the first round of the Davis Cup today, but the question of who he is going to select remains after a summer which saw plenty of ups and downs for the Aussie men.

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Australian Open men’s quarter finals preview: Best matches and predictions

With the first four rounds of the men’s draw completed over eight drama-packed days, here is a preview of the four quarter final matches.

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2018 Australian Open: The story so far

By mastermind5991, 22 Jan 2018
2018 Australian Open: The story so far

We are close to the halfway point of the 2018 Australian Open and there is a lot to get through as we close in on crowning our first Grand Slam champions for the new year.

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Nick Kyrgios

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Ashleigh Barty

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Margaret Court Arena Tennis Australian Open 2017

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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Ashleigh Barty

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Daria Gavrilova Australia Tennis

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