Tennis has said farewell to one of its trailblazing stars following the retirement of beloved Chinese player and reigning Australian Open champion Li Na.
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Stanislas Wawrinka has won his first Grand Slam title, beating an injury-affected Rafael Nadal in a dramatic four-set Australian Open final on Sunday.
Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor win their second Grand Slam mixed doubles crown, comfortably beating Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau on Sunday.
Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt take their maiden Grand Slam crown, winning the Australian Open men’s doubles final in straight sets on Saturday night.
Jake Lee and Zoe Theodorakopoulos honoured as most outstanding ballkids of AO 2014 on Saturday night.
Men’s wheelchair singles top seed Shingo Kunieda wins his seventh Australian Open title, while Sabine Ellerbrock fights back to take the women’s singles crown.
Elizaveta Kulichkova has completed an AO2014 double, adding the Australian Open junior girls’ singles title to her collection on Saturday after winning the doubles on Friday night.
Germany's Alexander Zverev has won his maiden Grand Slam title, defeating Stefan Kozlov 6-3 6-0 in the Australian Open junior boys’ singles final on Saturday.
Stephane Houdet and Shingo Kunieda now hold three of the four wheelchair doubles Grand Slam titles after a comprehensive win in the men’s final on Friday afternoon.
Italian pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci win their second successive Australian Open women’s doubles crown with a come-from-behind victory over Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.
It’s not easy to discuss just who is the greatest of all time, especially when your own name is in the mix. Just ask Pete Sampras.
Alexander Zverev and Stefan Kozlov are the top two seeds in the boys’ singles tournament at Australian Open 2014; the German and American will meet in the final after tough three-set semifinal wins on Friday.
There's no star coach in Tomas Berdych's camp, but that hasn't stopped him progressing to the final four at AO2014.
Two-time Paralympic basketball medalist Dylan Alcott earns his first grand slam victory, downing Andrew Lapthorne in men’s quad wheelchair action on Thursday.
Dominika Cibulkova reached her first Grand Slam tournament final when she cruised past Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 6-2 at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.
Li Na is through to her third Australian Open final after defeating 19-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-2 6-4 at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.
Former Australian Open champion Kerry Reid is the latest inductee into Tennis Australia's Hall of Fame.
Men’s wheelchair singles second seed Stephane Houdet bounces back from dropping the first set to advance to the semifinals on Wednesday, while women’s top seed Sabine Ellerbrock cruised into the final four.
Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova has reached her first Australian Open semifinal, beating Simona Halep of Romania 6-3 6-0 in just 60 minutes at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.
Tuesday night's five-set duel between Stanislas Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic saw huge social traffic as the tense points played out live on popular social networks.
The more things stay the same, the more they change. In a reversal from last year's result, Stanislas Wawrinka dug in to oust defending champ Novak Djokovic 2-6 6-4 6-2 3-6 9-7 and advance to the final four of AO2014.
When two fourth round debutants are competing for a quarterfinal berth at a major, it’s tough to foresee who'll rise to the occasion. But on Monday it was Grigor Dimitrov who saw off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-4.
Australian Adam Kellerman has filled out the eight-man field for the Australian Open men’s wheelchair singles, after overcoming countryman Ben Weekes in a wildcard playoff on Monday.
Ana Ivanovic’s dramatic victory over Serena Williams on Sunday was the talk of the social media world.
World No.1 Serena Williams is out of Australian Open 2014 after Ana Ivanovic recorded her first ever victory over the American - a 4-6 6-3 6-3 win at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday.
Most of the top seeds in both the boys' and girls' singles have progressed to the second round of play at Australian Open 2014.
For many of the people lucky enough to get to toss a coin at a Grand Slam tournament match, it's an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk onto a tennis court surrounded by fans and get close to players they had only ever dreamed of meeting.
On paper, Gael Monfils loomed as a tricky third-round match for Rafael Nadal on Saturday night; on court, the Spaniard’s brilliant best simply overwhelmed the flashy Frenchman.
Agnieszka Radwanska picked her way through Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova’s game on Saturday and emerged triumphant to take her place in the fourth round 5-7 6-2 6-2.
Slovakian Martin Blasko upsets boys’ third seed Johan Sebastien Tatlot as the junior competitions get underway on Saturday.
Third seed Maria Sharapova has survived a tough second set battle to beat France's Alize Cornet 6-1 7-6(6) at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.
Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer has eased into the fourth round of AO2014 with a 6-2 6-2 6-3 win over Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili.
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David Ferrer is quietly going about his way having seen off Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-2 7-6 6-2 to put him through to the fourth round of a major championship for the 15th time in a row.
Serena Williams has set an all-time Australian Open record with her 6-3 6-3 victory over Daniela Hantuchova her 61st singles victory at Melbourne Park, passing the legendary Margaret Court in the history books.
A fast start proved to be the difference as Casey Dellacqua put Jie Zheng to the sword to reach her first Australian Open fourth round since 2008 with a 6-2 6-4 result.
China's world No.3 seed Li Na has survived a match point to fend off Czech Lucie Safarova 1-6 7-6(2) 6-3 on Hisense Arena to book a fourth round berth at Australian Open 2014.
It was pressure, not heat, that both Christina McHale and 10th seed Caroline Wozniacki felt in their see-sawing second-round match, which ended in a 6-0 1-6 6-2 win for the Dane.
Maria Sharapova has battled her way to a brave second round win in searing heat at Rod Laver Arena. The Russian defeated Karin Knapp 6-3 4-6 10-8.
Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are more than just good mates; with their self-belief and skills, they’re poster boys for the next generation of Australian tennis.
Andy Murray is used to playing with a lot of British fans, but never has he had a whole Australian town getting right behind his quest for the Australian Open title.
Li Na has faced plenty of up and comers in her career, but perhaps hasn't played many with the talent level of Belinda Bencic, who pushed her very hard in the second set of her 6-0, 7-6 (5) second round win.
Novak Djokovic kept his time on court to less than two hours as he brushed aside Leonardo Mayer 6-0 6-4 6-4 at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.
Serena Williams doesn't try to be intimidating. She just is. And in her 6-1, 6-2 second round demolition of Vesna Dolonc she was ruthless.
An impressive display of serving has helped Tomas Berdych cruise through to the third round of Australian Open 2014, defeating France's Kenny De Schepper 6-4 6-1 6-3.
Andreas Seppi stood firm in the face of a dual onslaught from Melbourne’s heat and a patented Lleyton Hewitt comeback to advance to the second round.
One of the most-anticipated matches of the first round ended before it really started, Bernard Tomic forced to withdraw against Rafael Nadal after losing the first set.
Men’s fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro came from a set down to show his skill and stamina in equal measure against American Rhyne Williams on Tuesday.
Five sets in 41 degree heat isn’t the ideal way to advance to the second round, but Kei Nishikori kept his Australian Open campaign on track against Australian Marinko Matosevic.
Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer took just one hour and 46 minutes to get past 21-year-old Aussie James Duckworth 6-4 6-4 6-2.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wasn't flustered by the hot weather at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, winning his first round clash with Filippo Volandri 7-5 6-3 6-3 at Hisense Arena.
Grigor Dimitrov overcame a patchy first set to defeat American Bradley Klahn 6-7(6) 6-4 6-4 6-3 to advance to the second round of Australian Open 2014.
Since 2005 Maria Sharapova has racked up three semifinals, two finals and one title for a 37-7 record at Melbourne Park, which is only bettered by her 39-8 record at Roland Garros in the same period.
Defending champion Victoria Azarenka got her Australian Open campaign off to a winning start, fending off a solid challenge from Sweden's Johanna Larsson 7-6 6-2.
Time to keep cool: Weather forecasters are tipping that temperatures could hit 43 degrees Celsius at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.
Women's top seed Serena Williams showed that she’ll be mightily tough to stop in Melbourne with a straight-sets dismissal of Australian teen Ashleigh Barty on Monday night.
The virtual and physical worlds are set to collide as Australian Open 2014 today launched the Social Shack, a first in Grand Slam history.
In extending his Melbourne Park winning streak to 22 matches, Novak Djokovic got his Australian Open title defence off to a no-fuss start.
Facing Rafael Nadal in the first round of your home major isn’t ideal, and Bernard Tomic is under no illusions of what it will take to oust the world No.1.
Fit, in form and raring to go, Lleyton Hewitt comes into his home major determined to make every match count in the twilight of his career.
Melbourne Park, the venue for the Australian Open, is to have a new $338 million upgrade.
Thirteen years since last taking the court together, Aussie pair Lleyton Hewitt and the retired Pat Rafter are a surprise entry into the men's doubles at this year's Australian Open.
For someone taking aim at a third straight title in Melbourne this January, Victoria Azarenka has received scant attention in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
Unbeaten in his last 21 matches at Melbourne Park, it's no wonder defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is happy to stick to his trusted routines ahead of AO2014.
Japan's Kei Nishikori hopes to build on his win at last week's Kooyong Classic and make a best-ever finish at this year's Australian Open.
Roger Federer is keeping his focus squarely on Australian wildcard James Duckworth, his first hurdle in his quest to win his fifth Australian Open and 18th major overall.
Men's defending champion Novak Djokovic and women's world No.1 Serena Williams are the star acts at Rod Laver Arena on Monday night.
Rafael Nadal is keen to put four years of Melbourne frustration behind him as he seeks to join Rod Laver in the most exclusive of clubs.
After missing much of the second half of last year with injury, Maria Sharapova has her expectations in check ahead of Australian Open 2014.
Andy Murray says having a former great in your corner as coach adds pressure, but of the positive kind.
After a career-best season in 2013, Serena Williams enters the Australian Open ready to embrace Melbourne’s heat and chase history.
Jimmy Wang and Michael Berrer show the value of experience by advancing into the men’s singles draw at Australian Open 2014.
Former world top 40 player Heather Watson is among the 16 players to have secured qualification for the Australian Open 2014 women's singles main draw on Saturday.
A year after a second-round loss in Melbourne capped off a disappointing summer at home, Sam Stosur has a new coach and a positive mindset for 2014.
After two women's singles final appearances in the past three years, Li Na is hoping a near-perfect preparation has her poised for a breakthrough at her 'home' major.
Stars of the court and the small screen came together for Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park on Saturday.
Australian Open 2014's 'AO Blitz' promotion has seen a tennis dream come true for a woman from the small Australian town of Kendall, New South Wales.
Ana Ivanovic is hoping a change to her off-court team – and a much-needed dose of confidence – can have her climbing the rankings once more.
The Australian Open has released a new app for iPad that provides the ultimate digital destination for fans.
Frustration for Aussie in women’s singles qualifying, but no such worries for Watson.
Martin Klizan, Denis Kudla, Stephane Robert and Frank Dancevic headline the players through to the final round of men’s qualifying for AO2014.
Novak Djokovic gets a kind draw for his title defence, while Rafael Nadal faces a tricky opening-round test against Bernard Tomic.
The draw for the Australian Open 2014 women's singles tournament has provided some potentially tricky first-round clashes.
Australia’s Rodionova sisters had mixed fortunes in the first round of women’s qualifying, with Anastasia advancing to the second round while younger sister Arina was eliminated.
It was a night of great spirit, friendly rivalry and much generosity as a packed Rod Laver Arena welcomed Roger Federer and Friends.
Ask any tennis expert to predict the game’s “Next Big Thing” and Grigor Dimitrov’s name invariably arises – and with good reason too.
Four-time Australian Open winner Roger Federer is lending a hand to charity with his build-up for this year's tournament at Melbourne Park.
Four times a winner at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer has a rich history at the Australian Open.
Roger Federer will answer some questions from Twitter users at the end of his charity match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Wednesday night.
For a player as prolific as Lleyton Hewitt, setting new tennis records can almost pass without notice. Still, you have to pause and appreciate the one he’ll be setting at AO2014 - 18 consecutive appearances in his home Grand Slam event.
Determined to buck the trend of the modern-day majors belonging to the tall man, Kei Nishikori is turning to the greatest height-challenged grand slam champion of the past 25 years ahead of his pseudo “home” slam next week.
Germany’s Dustin Brown leads the list of players vying for one of 16 qualifying spots in the main draw of Australian Open 2014.
Kendall (NSW) has won the AO Blitz and has chosen No.1 ranked male Rafael Nadal to cheer for during Australian Open 2014.
Australian Open 2014 is pleased to annouce the arrival of two of its most popular mobile apps for the first Grand Slam of the year.
Familiar names, world champions, comeback stories and a pair of well known entertainers make up the men’s doubles acceptance list at the 2014 Australian Open.
The two best tennis players in the world, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, are set to add to their already considerable fan base as part of the AO Blitz.
French players Pauline Parmentier and Lucas Pouille have been awarded wildcards into the main draw of Australian Open 2014.
Samantha Stosur is hoping for a turnaround in her form and fortunes as she winds up in Perth and heads to Hobart in readiness for the Australian Open.
Following a career-best season in which he vaulted well inside the top 200, Sam Groth has been rewarded with a Kia deal making the most of his monstrous serve.
Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery each earned main draw wildcards into January’s Australian Open by winning a tournament they almost didn’t play.
Tennis Australia, in conjunction with Ticketek, today launched the Australian Open Fan Marketplace – a safe and secure platform for fans to re-sell tickets to the 2014 Australian Open.
In qualifying fields laced with impressive talent, 224 players across the men’s and women’s draws will battle it out for their place in the main draw at Australian Open 2014.
Guy Sebastian, Samantha Jade, Stafford Brothers and Nick Jr.’s Sam Moran will join Roger Federer and some of the world’s top tennis players, celebrity guests and Nickelodeon characters for Kids Tennis Day on Saturday 11 January 2014 at Melbourne Park.
Top ranked wheelchair tennis players Shingo Kunieda and Aniek van Koot will headline the men’s and women’s fields for the Optus Australian Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships 2014 at Melbourne Park from 22-25 January.
With less than a month before the start of the Australian Open 2014, Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty joined Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley for the first hit on the new look Margaret Court Arena.
Welcome to the AO2014 insider, a guide choc-full of helpful hints and tips to enhance your experience at the year's first Grand Slam event.
The Australian Open 2014 program is out and packed with world class features and extensive player profiles.
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Australian Open 2014 will offer fans onsite and online a feast of ways to connect with the first Grand Slam tournament of the year in January.
Two more Australian Open 2014 wildcards were snapped up on the weekend after Casey Dellacqua and Jordan Thompson triumphed in the finals of the AO Play-off as part of the annual December Showdown at Melbourne Park.
There's something Roger Federer holds more dearly than winning Slams as he prepares to start Australian Open 2014 with a benefit night for children in African countries.
Marking the official start to summer Tennis Australia announced that players and fans can expect a sizzling fortnight of world-class tennis at the Australian Open this January.
Jelena Jankovic has enjoyed a stunning return to form and is brimming with confidence, which is exactly why you want her playing for your town during the AO Blitz.
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Following a career-best season, Stanislas Wawrinka is poised for a strong run at Melbourne Park, which is exactly why you want him playing for your town.
The AO Blitz will this week hit the Victorian Mallee centres of Swan Hill and Mildura, as well as stopping off in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick and Devonport in Tasmania.
Chinese talents Wu Di and Tang Hao Chen have secured Australian Open 2014 main draw wildcards after winning the Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off finals.
Top seeds Jimmy Wang and Saisai Zheng will headline the main draw action at the Australian Open 2014 Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off in Shenzhen, China.
A new world record was set in Parkes, New South Wales on Saturday when 772 people joined former world No.8 Alicia Molik to bounce balls on tennis racquets.
A gritty competitor and an increasing presence in the top 10, Sara Errani is exactly the kind of player you want playing for your town at Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
Hisense Australia has announced its official sponsorship of the Australian Open plus AO Series tournaments the Brisbane International and Apia International Sydney.
Roger Federer is set to commandeer Rod Laver Arena for a gala charity exhibition match on Wednesday 8 January.
Tomas Berdych's ability to inflict a giant-killing upset is exactly why you want him playing for your town at Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
You can help attempt to set a Guinness World Record when the AO Blitz visits Parkes in regional New South Wales on Saturday.
Petra Kvitova is on a mission to re-write history at Melbourne Park, which is exactly why you want her playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
Tennis stars took centre stage in Newcastle when the AO Blitz roadshow recently rolled into the New South Wales city.
As David Ferrer continues carving out a brilliant career outside the limelight of the game's "Big Four", he's perfectly poised to represent your town at Australian Open 2014.
St Charbel’s College in the Sydney suburb of Punchbowl has skyrocketed up the AO Blitz schools leaderboard and has its eyes set on the top prize.
UPDATE: The AO Blitz will this week will hit the Melbourne suburbs of Rowville, Bundoora, Dandenong and Eltham, as well as stopping in South Australia.
Three straight Australian Open quarterfinals prove that Melbourne Park agrees with Agnieszka Radwanska, and this is why you want her playing for your town at AO2014.
The AO Blitz will this week hit Sale, Colac, Caroline Springs, Malvern, Newcastle, Gosford, Sydney Olympic Park, Emerald and Gawler.
Slowly but surely, Juan Martin del Potro is recapturing the form that took him to Grand Slam glory in 2009, which is why you want him playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
She'll be as motivated as ever and has a history of rebounding from set-backs, which is exactly why you want Maria Sharapova playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
UPDATE: The AO Blitz will this week hit Hobart, Mt Gambier, Renmark, Woolongong, Happy Valley and Traralgon.
On the last stop of the AO International Trophy Tour, Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge served up a tennis lesson to young players from Hong Kong on a harbour-front court overlooking the iconic city skyline.
It will be a more relaxed yet highly-motivated Andy Murray who arrives at Melbourne Park in 2014, making him the perfect player to represent your town during Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
Thousands of fans turned out to see the Australian Open trophies in southern China recently as the Australian Open International Trophy Tour continued on its route through Asia.
Despite her veteran status, Li Na may not have even peaked yet, making her perfectly placed to represent your town at Australian Open 2014.
Although he's suffered a dip in form in 2013, Roger Federer's incredible record at Melbourne Park makes him a great player to have competing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
Australian tennis legend Rod Laver added a dose of star power to the Australian Open International Trophy Tour, reuniting with Norm in Shanghai.
Townsville in Queensland, inner-Sydney Surry Hills, Bendigo in Victoria and Western Australia’s Duncraig, Fremantle and Burswood will enjoy AO Blitz visits this week.
Having produced possibly the most dominant season of her glittering career so far, wouldn't you want Serena Williams playing for your town at Australian Open 2014?
You could have Roger Federer playing for your town at AO2014, and possibly even win a car, by playing tennis as part of the AO Blitz.
Want Novak Djokovic playing for your town during Australian Open 2014? Register for the AO Blitz, start completing challenges and earn the points to make it happen.
Following a recent Blitz event at Tennis Palmerston, Darwin is determined to be one of Australia’s leading towns in the inaugural AO Blitz competition.
Rafael Nadal will be reunited with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup as the Australian Open International Trophy Tour kicks off on Friday in Seoul, Korea.
The AO Blitz is up and running - your chance to get an Australian Open 2014 player competing for your town. So how tennis are you?
After nearly a decade leading Tennis Australia, CEO Steve Wood announced today he has informed the Board of his intention to resign from the role at the end of September.
Roger Federer has announced that he will contest the 2014 Brisbane International, marking a departure from his traditional lead-in to the Australian Open.
After the clay and grass of Europe, tennis will this week turns its attention to hardcourts across the Atlantic for a five-week run-up to the year’s final Grand Slam event in New York, the US Open.
With Roland Garros approaching, our experts take a look at the storylines that could unfold in Paris.
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