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Tomic may never play for Australia again: Hewitt

Lleyton Hewitt doubts whether Bernard Tomic will play Davis Cup tennis for Australia again.

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WATCH: Bernard Tomic offered no sympathy on reality TV show

If Bernard Tomic was hoping for some respite on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, he didn’t bank on a Josh Gibson pep talk.

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Six appeal: Roger Federer wins yet another Australian Open

Roger Federer is suddenly within sight of the grand slam title record after entering uncharted waters with a historic sixth Australian Open triumph.

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2018 Australian Open Men’s Singles Final Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic date, start time, how to watch, TV guide, live stream

The men’s singles final at the 2018 Australian Open will be played between Roger Federer and Marin Cilic. This is The Roar‘s guide to streaming the match online and watching it on TV.

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Champion Wozniacki reveals retirement thoughts

Newly crowned Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has revealed she contemplated giving tennis away during a depressing run with injury that sent her plummeting down the rankings.

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Shattered Halep determined to win a major

A shattered Simona Halep says her Australian Open final loss to Caroline Wozniackl has hardened her resolve to break through at a major after three failed attempts.

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Australian Open Women’s Singles Final Simona Halep vs Caroline Wozniacki start time, date, live stream, tv guide

The top two seeds Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki will go head to to head in the 2018 Australian Open women’s singles final on Saturday night.

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The Nadal exit doesn’t pass the smell test

When world number one Rafael Nadal pulled the pin with a hip problem down 2-0 in the fifth set against Marin Cilic at the Australian Open, nobody could have predicted what happened at the after-match media conference.

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It’s just not Tennys: Sandgren and Williams clash on Twitter

All-time great Serena Williams has given the thumbs down to compatriot Tennys Sandgren as the unheralded American headed for the exit door at the Australian Open.

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Federer, Chung through as Australian Open semis take shape

A fired up Roger Federer has booked his 14th Australian Open semi-final appearance, the defending champion defeating Czech Tomas Berdych in straight sets.

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Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych: Australian Open men’s quarter-final live scores

Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych will go head-to-head in the men’s quarter-final’s at the Australian Open. Join The Roar for live scores from 7:30pm (AEDT).

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Simona Halep vs Karolina Pliskova: Australian Open women’s quarter-final live scores

The powerful Karolina Pliskova will look to continue her march through the Australian Open when she takes on the fatigued and injured world No.1 Simona Halep. Join The Roar for live scores from around 3pm (AEDT).

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Tennys Sandgren vs Hyeon Chung: Australian Open men’s quarter-final live scores

In what is the most unexpected grand slam quarter-final in recent memory, Hyeon Chung and Tennys Sandgren will square off in the biggest match of their respective careers. Join The Roar for live scores from around 1pm (AEDT).

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Scans for Nadal after Australian Open retirement

Rafael Nadal will undergo scans to determine the exact nature and severity of the leg muscle injury that forced him to retire from his Australian Open quarter-final clash against Marin Cilic.

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Tennis slam their golfing cousins in prize money

We are nearing the pointy end of the 106th Australian tennis Open, where the men and women singles champions will each bank $AUD4 million.

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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

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Caroline Wozniacki

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Rafael Nadal

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Elina Svitolina

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Nick Kyrgios

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Grigor Dimitrov

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Simona Halep

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Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Tennis 2016

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia

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2018 Australian Open: The tournament that was

By mastermind5991, 30 Jan 2018
2018 Australian Open: The tournament that was

The Australian Open is over for another year, and what was the 200th Grand Slam tournament of the Open Era has ended in Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki claiming the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively.

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The Australian Open’s ‘extreme heat policy’ needs a re-think

The imperfections and ambiguity of the extreme heat policy in sport were never more evident than a couple of Thursdays ago at the Australian Open, where temperatures soared to 39 degrees on Rod Laver Arena, with the surface temperature rising to a stifling 69 degrees.

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The graceful defiance of Roger Federer

By Hugh Clarke, 29 Jan 2018
The graceful defiance of Roger Federer

Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic in five rollercoaster sets Sunday night, adding a sixth Australian Open and 20th major title overall.

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Australian Open Men’s Singles Final live scores, blog, highlights: Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic

Match result: Roger Federer is suddenly within sight of the all-time grand slam title record after entering uncharted waters with an historic sixth Australian Open triumph.

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The next generation: Ranking the top tennis players under 22

As the ATP’s next generation of players begin to make major strides in the rankings and as the tour’s elder statesmen begin to drop off, here are the top five men’s players under 22.

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Federer is nowhere near finished

By Rohan Asopa, 28 Jan 2018
Federer is nowhere near finished

In the first set of the quarter-final this Australian Open, Tomas Berdych tried everything to exorcise his demons against Roger Federer, a man he had a 6-18 losing record against.

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Australian Open Women’s Singles Final live scores, blog: Simona Halep vs Caroline Wozniacki

Well, here we are, the Australian Open Women’s Final, to be played between Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 7:30pm AEDT.

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2018 Australian Open: Men’s final preview

By mastermind5991, 27 Jan 2018
2018 Australian Open: Men’s final preview

A record seventh title at Melbourne Park and milestone 20th Grand Slam title are all on the line for Roger Federer when he faces Marin Cilic in the Australian Open men’s final.

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Pat Cash is right. Women should play five sets in grand slam finals

On Thursday, Pat Cash raised the debate again about women playing best of five sets at Grand Slam tournaments. “I’m all for a five-set final, that’s where it should start”.

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Women’s tennis is having a moment

By Maddy Friend, 27 Jan 2018
Women’s tennis is having a moment

In yesterday’s second women’s semi-final, current world number one Simona Halep and former world number one Angelique Kerber, treated us to one of the matches of the tournament.

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Roger Federer vs Hyeon Chung: Australian Open men’s semi-final live scores, blog

Match result: Roger Federer has gone through to the 2018 Australian Open men’s singles final in an hour and three minutes after Hyeon Chung retired due to a foot injury.

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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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Hyeon Chung celebrates a win

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Nick Kyrgios

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic

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Caroline Wozniacki

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Lleyton Hewitt Sam Groth

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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, reacts after scoring a point against John Millman, of Australia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in New York.

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Angelique Kerber

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Hyeon Chung celebrates a win

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Nick Kyrgios

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