Djokovic defies injury to reach Australian Open last eight

MELBOURNE: Eight-time winner Novak Djokovic fought through what he had described as a tournament-ending injury to beat Milos Raonic and reach the Australian Open...

Nadal maintains record bid as Djokovic races to be fit

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal stayed on course for a record 21st Grand Slam title at a fan-free Australian Open yesterday as Ashleigh Barty gave locked-down...

Smiling assassin Nadal laughs off heckler in Australia history bid

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal laughed off a gesticulating heckler as he brushed aside Michael Mmoh and continued his quest for history at the Australian Open...

Australian Open makes best of tough times

MELBOURNE: The usual Australian Open experience, with tens of thousands of excited fans streaming into Melbourne Park, is just a memory this year as...

Sherif becomes first Egyptian woman to advance in Grand Slam

CAIRO: Mayar Sherif became the first Egyptian woman Tuesday to advance past the first round of a Grand Slam tennis tournament on Tuesday, with...

Djokovic passes Tiafoe test, Serena sublime at Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Eight-time champion Novak Djokovic was made to sweat at the Australian Open yesterday as Serena Williams made serene progress in her bid for...

Barty bagels, Rafa magic at Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal’s injured back didn’t slow his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title yesterday, as women’s world number one Ashleigh Barty...

Djokovic, ‘vintage’ Serena dominate at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic served a reminder of why he's the greatest Australian Open champion in history as he demolished France's Jeremy Chardy in straight...

Not-so-happy Slam: Australian Open starts under COVID shadow

MELBOURNE: The Australian Open is known as the "Happy Slam" for its convivial atmosphere but the coronavirus has cast dark clouds over this year's...

Serena calls Aussie Open delay a ‘blessing’ for injury recovery

MELBOURNE: Serena Williams admitted yesterday that she might have been forced to skip the Australian Open if it hadn't been delayed over the coronavirus,...

Up to 30,000 a day allowed into Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Daily crowds of between 25,000 and 30,000 will be allowed to watch the Australian Open, organizers said yesterday in a big boost to...

Kuwait Tennis Federation hails training resumption

By Abdellatif Sharaa KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Tennis Federation Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah met Kuwait's national team players in the presence of Rafa Nadal...

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