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How to watch 2023 Australian Open men
How to watch 2023 Australian Open men's semifinals, final

Heres everything you need to know about the two 2023 Australian Open mens semifinals and the final on Sunday.

Sabalenka, Rybakina march into Australian Open final showdown
Sabalenka, Rybakina march into Australian Open final showdown

Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina will clash in what promises to be a bruising Australian Open final on Saturday after both won in straight sets in the last four.Azarenka, 33, was left to rue missed opportunities as her dream of a third Australian Open crown dissolved.

Linette says
Linette says 'sacrifices' rewarded despite Australian Open semi loss

Beaten Magda Linette said Thursday that making a maiden Grand Slam semi-final at the age of 30 had been reward for years of "hard work and sacrifices"."But it's really been so rewarding for all the hard work that we've done, for all the sacrifices, all these years on tour, so many Grand Slams," she said.

Who is Novak Djokovic
Who is Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan and what are the pro-Putin 'Night Wolves'?

Srdjan Djokovic - father to 21-time major champion Novak - was at the centre of a fresh controversy at the Australian Open when he appeared to openly support Vladimir Putin's Russia.

Wimbledon to step up security to avoid pro-Putin demonstrations
Wimbledon to step up security to avoid pro-Putin demonstrations

Wimbledon will be expected to step up security at this year's Championships to avoid a repeat of the pro-Russia demonstrations that erupted at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Sabalenka overpowers Linette to set up Rybakina final in Melbourne
Sabalenka overpowers Linette to set up Rybakina final in Melbourne

Aryna Sabalenka will face Elena Rybakina in the Australian Open final after overpowering unseeded Magda Linette 7-6 (7/1), 6-2 in a semi-final played in chilly conditions on Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.She had led world number one Iga Swiatek 4-2 in the third set of their US Open semi-final in September before a spectacular meltdown where she lost 16 of the last 20 points.

Aryna Sabalenka outclasses Magda Linette to reach maiden grand-slam final
Aryna Sabalenka outclasses Magda Linette to reach maiden grand-slam final

Aryna Sabalenka outclasses Magda Linette to reach maiden grand-slam final

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Djokovic's father courts controversy again

Brash, loud, and combative, Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan has again stolen the spotlight from his son in the latest off-court controversy to rock the tennis star's career.But along with the sacrifices, Srdjan also exhibited a heavy-hand in controlling his son's career -- on and off the court.

Aryna Sabalenka books power battle with Elena Rybakina in Australian Open final
Aryna Sabalenka books power battle with Elena Rybakina in Australian Open final

Aryna Sabalenka will take on Elena Rybakina in a power battle in the women's final of the Australian Open after both players recorded semifinal wins.

Elena Rybakina, Aryna Sabalenka set for Australian Open final
Elena Rybakina, Aryna Sabalenka set for Australian Open final

Elena Rybakina plays Aryna Sabalenka in the Australian Open women's singles final.

Rybakina beats Azarenka to reach Australian Open final
Rybakina beats Azarenka to reach Australian Open final

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final on Thursday and end the Belarusian's dream of a third Melbourne title.Rybakina was not to be denied though and broke again to reach her first Australian Open final.

Australian Open 2023 live: Elena Rybakina vs Victoria Azarenka score and latest match updates
Australian Open 2023 live: Elena Rybakina vs Victoria Azarenka score and latest match updates

Australian Open 2023 live: Elena Rybakina vs Victoria Azarenka score and latest match updates

Australian Open 2023 order of play: Day 11 schedule and how to watch on TV in the UK
Australian Open 2023 order of play: Day 11 schedule and how to watch on TV in the UK

Victoria Azarenka's pursuit of a third Australian Open title remains on course as she defeated American third seed Jessica Pergula 6-4, 6-1 in the quarter finals.

Djokovic wary of semi-final underdog in quest for 22nd Slam title
Djokovic wary of semi-final underdog in quest for 22nd Slam title

Novak Djokovic has won all nine of his Australian Open semi-finals and is not ready to let Tommy Paul ruin his unblemished record on Friday as he closes in on a 22nd Grand Slam crown.   With Djokovic on a 26-match win streak at the Australian Open -- equalling Andre Agassi's Open-era record at the first Grand Slam of the year -- the 35th-ranked Paul is a heavy underdog.

Djokovic
Djokovic's father filmed with fans holding pro-Russia flags at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic's father has been filmed posing with fans brandishing pro-Russian flags at the Australian Open in scenes Ukraine's ambassador Thursday slammed as "a disgrace".A video later posted to a pro-Russian Australian YouTube account showed Djokovic's father Srdjan posing with a man holding the Putin flag.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan seen with pro-Russian demonstrators

Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan has been seen on camera with Vladimir Putin supporters at the Australian Open.

Billie Jean King urges Wimbledon to lift Russia, Belarus ban
Billie Jean King urges Wimbledon to lift Russia, Belarus ban

Tennis great Billie Jean King urged Wimbledon on Wednesday to lift its ban on Russian and Belarusian players, saying "life is too short".Life is too short," she told reporters at the Australian Open.

EXPLAINER: Novak Djokovic
EXPLAINER: Novak Djokovic's successful return to Australia

Novak Djokovic was still in the first set of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Andrey Rublev when the guy who would face the winner of that match, Tommy Paul, sat down for a news conference. "Probably have a better chance of winning if it's Rublev," Paul said with a smile, "but to play Novak here in Australia would be awesome." Djokovic was never really tested en route to beating No. 5 seed Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday night to extend his winning streak at Melbourne Park to 26 matches, tied with Andre Agassi for the longest run by a man there in the Open era, which dates to 1968.

How to watch 2023 Australian Open women
How to watch 2023 Australian Open women's semifinals, final

Heres everything you need to know about the 2023 Australian Open womens semifinals on Thursday and the final on Saturday.

Wimbledon shorten men
Wimbledon shorten men's doubles to three sets

Wimbledon will shorten men's doubles matches from best-of-five sets to best of three from this year's championships, the All England Club announced on Wednesday.Wimbledon was the only grand slam tournament to stage five-set doubles matches, but will now move into line with the Australian Open, French Open and US Open.

Pro-Russia protesters storm Australian Open with Putin and
Pro-Russia protesters storm Australian Open with Putin and 'Z' banners

Pro-Russian demonstrators targeted the Australian Open on Wednesday with a fan displaying the controversial 'Z' symbol on Rod Laver Arena and flags picturing the face of Vladimir Putin paraded outside Melbourne Park.

Rublev says getting better despite seventh major quarter-final loss
Rublev says getting better despite seventh major quarter-final loss

Andrey Rublev said on Wednesday that he was a better player than before even as he lost a Grand Slam quarter-final for an agonising seventh time.Despite the lop-sided scoreline and his inability to get past the quarter-final roadblock, Rublev insisted he is in a better place now than at previous Grand Slams.

Djokovic crushes Rublev to reach Australian Open semi-finals
Djokovic crushes Rublev to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Novak Djokovic delivered a masterclass Wednesday to race into the Australian Open semi-finals and edge closer to a 22nd Grand Slam title with a straight-sets thrashing of Andrey Rublev. Victory for the red-hot favourite propelled him into a 44th Grand Slam semi-final to close the gap on Federer's all-time record of 46.

Tommy Paul wins Australian Open all-American quarterfinal; Novak Djokovic next
Tommy Paul wins Australian Open all-American quarterfinal; Novak Djokovic next

Tommy Paul beat Ben Shelton in an all-American matchup in the Australian Open quarterfinals, advancing to play Novak Djokovic.

Australian Open 2023 order of play: Day 10 schedule and how to watch on TV in the UK
Australian Open 2023 order of play: Day 10 schedule and how to watch on TV in the UK

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina became the first player into the Australian Open semi-finals after outmuscling Jelena Ostapenko 6-2, 6-4 in a one-sided contest on Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday.

Sabalenka, Azarenka chase historic all-Belarus final in Melbourne
Sabalenka, Azarenka chase historic all-Belarus final in Melbourne

Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka can Thursday set up an all-Belarusian Australian Open final but Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina and Magda Linette stand in their way of making Grand Slam history.Two-time champion Azarenka faces Russian-born Kazakh Rybakina in the first women's semi-final on Rod Laver Arena, with Sabalenka up against Poland's unseeded Linette after.

Ominous Sabalenka sets up Australian Open semi-final with Linette
Ominous Sabalenka sets up Australian Open semi-final with Linette

Aryna Sabalenka set up a semi-final with surprise-package Magda Linette on Wednesday at the Australian Open, where Novak Djokovic will later step up his bid for a 22nd Grand Slam title.- Djokovic faces Rublev test - Djokovic can take a step closer to equalling Rafael Nadal's men's record of 22 Grand Slam titles when he faces Andrey Rublev for a place in the semi-finals.

Paul ends Shelton fairytale to reach Australian Open semi-finals
Paul ends Shelton fairytale to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Tommy Paul beat Ben Shelton to reach a maiden Grand Slam semi-final and end his fellow American's fairytale run at the Australian Open on Wednesday. Paul is the first American man into the last four of the Australian Open since Andy Roddick in 2009.

Sabalenka battles past Vekic into maiden Australian Open semi-final
Sabalenka battles past Vekic into maiden Australian Open semi-final

Aryna Sabalenka reached her maiden Australian Open semi-final with a battling 6-3, 6-2 victory over unseeded Donna Vekic on Wednesday at Rod Laver Arena in a 1hr 49min tussle."It feels really special to be in the semi-finals here, it was a tough match," said Sabalenka, competing in her first Australian Open quarter-final.

Linette keeps getting better; into Australian Open semis
Linette keeps getting better; into Australian Open semis

Two days after advancing to her first Grand Slam tournament quarterfinal, unseeded Magda Linette has gone one better and is into the Australian Open semifinals.

'Dream come true': Linette stuns Pliskova to make Melbourne semis

Unseeded Magda Linette marched into her first Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday and said it was a "dream come true" after stunning former world number one Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 7-5 at the Australian Open.Pliskova had by far the greater experience in Slams and was making her fourth appearance in the Australian quarter-finals.

American men
American men 'push each other' to tennis resurgence in Australia

American men's tennis is witnessing a resurgence with an unlikely trio all making a Grand Slam quarter-final for the first time since 2005, and they are thriving off each others success.The last time three American men reached a Grand Slam quarter-final was the 2005 US Open, led by Andre Agassi, James Blake and Robby Ginepri.

Paul beats Shelton in all-US quarterfinal at Australian Open
Paul beats Shelton in all-US quarterfinal at Australian Open

Tommy Paul received a lot less attention than his younger, less-experienced, opponent, Ben Shelton, heading into their all-American quarterfinal at the...

'Different' Tsitsipas powers into Australian Open semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas said he was "a different player" from the past after blasting into a fourth Australian Open semi-final and a showdown with Karen Khachanov on Tuesday.To make his first final in Melbourne, Tsitsipas will have to get past Khachanov.

Azarenka beats
Azarenka beats 'fears of failing' for first Melbourne semi in 10 years

Victoria Azarenka reached her first Australian Open semi-final since winning the title in 2013, then opened up Tuesday about overcoming "anxiety" and "fears of failing" on court.Pegula was in her third Australian Open quarter-final and had never reached the semi-finals of a Slam in four previous attempts, failing to win a set in any of them. 

'I don't have time to sulk': Pegula looks for doubles comfort

Jessica Pegula may be out of the Australian Open singles at the last-eight stage but she has no time "to sulk around" with a doubles quarter-final less than 24 hours away.Pegula was unable to cope with the relentless power of Azarenka's ground game, at times looking bewildered as she slumped to a third consecutive defeat at the quarter-final stage at Melbourne Park.

Jessica Pegula, Sebastian Korda knocked out in Australian Open quarterfinals
Jessica Pegula, Sebastian Korda knocked out in Australian Open quarterfinals

Jessica Pegula and Sebastian Korda were eliminated from the Australian Open in the quarterfinals, leaving two Americans in singles.

Australian Open 2023 live: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jiri Lehecka score and latest updates
Australian Open 2023 live: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jiri Lehecka score and latest updates

Australian Open 2023 live: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jiri Lehecka score and latest updates

Semi-finalist Khachanov defends Australian Open
Semi-finalist Khachanov defends Australian Open 'Artsakh' messages

Karen Khachanov defended himself Tuesday after his support at the Australian Open for a contested Armenian enclave sparked a strongly worded complaint from Azerbaijan tennis officials.In a letter posted online, the Azerbaijan Tennis Federation said it had protested to Australian Open organisers and the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

'Machine' Djokovic sparks injury debate after Melbourne masterclass

Novak Djokovic's seemingly remarkable recovery at the Australian Open prompted debate on Tuesday and raised the question: when is an injury not an injury? The Australian subsequently took to Twitter on Tuesday to hit out at headlines which took his comments as casting doubt on how injured Djokovic really was.

Novak Djokovic snaps back at injury doubters as players, coaches and media start to raise eyebrows
Novak Djokovic snaps back at injury doubters as players, coaches and media start to raise eyebrows

Novak Djokovic told reporters he is sick of people doubting his injuries after thrashing Alex De Minaur in a near-flawless display in Melbourne on Monday night.

Rybakina, Khachanov first into Australian Open semi-finals
Rybakina, Khachanov first into Australian Open semi-finals

Big-serving Elena Rybakina blasted her way into the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday, while Karen Khachanov followed suit in the men's draw after Sebastian Korda suffered a wrist injury.The first men's quarter-final had been warming up nicely until Korda hurt his wrist against Russia's Khachanov.

Korda says could barely hold racquet in painful Australian Open exit
Korda says could barely hold racquet in painful Australian Open exit

Sebastian Korda said he could barely hold the racquet before retiring in the Australian Open quarter-finals Tuesday, but despite the disappointment is confident of "really big things" ahead.Despite the pain of defeat, it was a hugely successful Australian Open for Korda, who made a Grand Slam quarter-final for the first time.

Rybakina rules in Australian Open quarterfinal vs Ostapenko
Rybakina rules in Australian Open quarterfinal vs Ostapenko

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has advanced to the Australian Open semifinals with a 6-2, 6-4 win over former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko on Tuesday.

Korda stops; Khachanov into 1st Australian Open semifinal
Korda stops; Khachanov into 1st Australian Open semifinal

Karen Khachanov moved into his first Australian Open semifinal when Sebastian Korda stopped playing in the third set Tuesday because of an injured right wrist. Khachanov will face either No. 3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas or unseeded Jiri Lehecka for a berth in the final at Melbourne Park. The 18th-seeded Khachanov was leading 7-6 (5), 6-3, 3-0 when the 29th-seeded Korda retired from the match.

Kyrgios targets March return with knee surgery a
Kyrgios targets March return with knee surgery a 'great success'

Nick Kyrgios's knee surgery was a "great success" with the temperamental Australian targeting a return for the Indian Wells ATP Masters in March, his manager said Tuesday."The surgery was a great success," his manager Daniel Horsfall told the Melbourne Age newspaper.

Five storylines for the second week of the Australian Open | Opinion
Five storylines for the second week of the Australian Open | Opinion

After all the upsets, there's an air of intrigue about what might unfold over the coming days as the first Grand Slam tournament of the season ends.

With Novak Djokovic
With Novak Djokovic's leg OK, he sees Australian Open title as realistic

It took about a week for Novak Djokovic to go from worrying about whether he simply could play a match at all on his injured left hamstring to thinking he can win the Australian Open.

See the 3 American men that could win the 2023 Australian Open
See the 3 American men that could win the 2023 Australian Open

Ben Shelton, Sebastian Korda and Tommy Paul are the remaining American men in the 2023 Australian Open. Here is what to know about them and their rankings.

No. 14 Wake Forest defeats No. 6 Tennessee, 4-3
No. 14 Wake Forest defeats No. 6 Tennessee, 4-3

No. 14 Wake Forest defeats No. 6 Tennessee tennis, 4-3.


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