Posts Tagged "Australian Open"

When you think about the greats of Australian tennis, the names Pat Rafter, Rod Laver, John Newcombe, Margaret Court, Ken Rosewall and indeed Lleyton Hewitt come to mind.

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Channel Seven’s run of covering the Australian summer of tennis will come to an end after 2019, with Channel Nine securing the rights to the Australian Open, as well as all lead-up events, for a five-year period beginning in 2020.

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Legendary cricket all-rounder Kapil Dev has a firm view that one can never be the greatest of all time, but at most the greatest of their generation.

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Has anyone ever been as valuable to their game as Roger Federer is to tennis?

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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