19 January - 1 February 2015
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Day 14 preview: Stan’s big moment

Day 14 preview: Stan’s big moment

25 Jan  Stanislas Wawrinka’s career changed when he battled Novak Djokovic to a near-standstill in Melbourne 12 months ago; can he produce another career-defining performance against Rafael Nadal?

Day 13 preview: The final step

24 Jan  The ever-resilient Dominika Cibulkova comes to Saturday’s final in white-hot form; can she maintain the rage against the experienced Li Na to win the biggest match of her career?
Flipping the script

Flipping the script

24 Jan  Roger Federer hasn’t beaten old foe Rafael Nadal in a major since Wimbledon in 2007; is Friday night the night where the resurgent Swiss turns the tables on his nemesis?
Day 12 preview: Time for the test

Day 12 preview: Time for the test

23 Jan  Roger Federer has shown signs of being back to his old self at Melbourne Park this fortnight; on Friday, he meets Rafael Nadal in the ultimate examination of that renaissance.
One final step

One final step

23 Jan  Stanislas Wawrinka has never been in the final of a major, while Tomas Berdych has. Is the tall Czech’s experience at the business end of a grand slam the decisive factor in a semifinal few saw coming?
Opposites attract

Opposites attract

23 Jan  They’re separated by 12 years, a chasm in life experience and a gulf in career achievements, but Li Na and Eugenie Bouchard have their eyes on only one prize on Thursday.
Old foes, big stage

Old foes, big stage

23 Jan  Given they first met as nine-year-olds, Agnieszka Radwanska and Dominika Cibulkova couldn’t be more familiar with each other’s games; on Thursday, they clash for a spot in the Australian Open final.
Day 11 preview: Great expectations

Day 11 preview: Great expectations

22 Jan  Eugenie Bouchard is one person not surprised about her progression to the final four of a major; on Thursday, the Canadian teen takes on Li Na in an unlikely yet compelling semifinal.
Rafa's road meets rising star

Rafa's road meets rising star

22 Jan  Rafael Nadal is back to his brilliant best and has records-a-plenty he can capture at Melbourne Park in 2014, but his quarterfinal opponent Grigor Dimitrov is a fresh talent with nothing lose in his bid to stop him.
Day 10 preview: A smashing day

Day 10 preview: A smashing day

21 Jan  With pressure mounting at AO2014, tempers, backs and the credentials of some rising stars will all be put to the test on Day 10.
Day 9 preview: Generation game

Day 9 preview: Generation game

20 Jan  Tuesday’s women’s quarterfinals feature a battle between two veterans with several parallels, and a rising new star coming face-to-face with a resurgent force.
Day 8 preview: Reality bites

Day 8 preview: Reality bites

19 Jan  Now for the hard part; to win a fifth Australian Open crown, Roger Federer must force his way past four of the biggest names in tennis, starting with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Monday night.
Day 7 preview: Conflict of interest

Day 7 preview: Conflict of interest

18 Jan  Eugenie Bouchard has become one of the most popular players at this year’s Open; on Sunday, that popularity will be tested when she takes on Casey Dellacqua for a quarter-final berth.
Day 6 preview: Buckle up

Day 6 preview: Buckle up

17 Jan  The elastic Gael Monfils and indefatigable Rafael Nadal have a history of entertaining clashes, making Saturday night’s meeting at Rod Laver Arena compulsory viewing.
Day 5 preview: Locked in

Day 5 preview: Locked in

16 Jan  Serena Williams lost her only previous Australian Open encounter against Daniela Hantuchova, but it’s an altogether different Serena who’ll headline Friday’s action in Melbourne.
Day 4 preview: Teen dreams

Day 4 preview: Teen dreams

15 Jan  Along with Nick Kyrgios, Thanasi Kokkinakis represents the future of Australian men’s tennis; on Thursday, he gets to measure his progress against world No.1 Rafael Nadal.
Day 3 preview: Stosur set to sizzle

Day 3 preview: Stosur set to sizzle

14 Jan  Sam Stosur will be looking to warm to the task on Wednesday, while two other Aussies have similarly high hopes.
Day 2 preview: That familiar feeling

Day 2 preview: That familiar feeling

13 Jan  Lleyton Hewitt begins his 18th straight Australian Open on Tuesday, while Roger Federer starts his 57th consecutive major in search of past glories.
Day 1 preview: Locals take centre stage

Day 1 preview: Locals take centre stage

13 Jan  Ashleigh Barty has nothing to lose in her meeting with Serena Williams; for Sam Stosur, only victory will do against the dangerous Klara Zakopolova.
Women's qualifying preview

Women's qualifying preview

08 Jan  Women's qualifying for Australian Open 2014 gets underway on Thursday at Melbourne Park. We preview some of the notable contenders.
Big names bound for Kooyong

Big names bound for Kooyong

07 Jan  Putting the finishing touches on their games, the world's top players line up for some serious tennis at Kooyong this week.
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