Fans return to Australian Open as Melbourne lockdown ends

Tennis Feb 18, 2021

Fans return to Australian Open as Melbourne lockdown ends

Excited fans drifted back to the Australian Open Thursday — following the expiration of a snap five-day lockdown in Melbourne — determined to create some atmosphere over the final days of a tournament that has been severely disrupted by the coronavirus. The already-delayed Grand Slam ...

Yui Kamiji falls in Australian Open wheelchair final

Tennis Feb 17, 2021

Yui Kamiji falls in Australian Open wheelchair final

Yui Kamiji was unable to defend her Australian Open title Wednesday in the women's wheelchair singles final, losing a three-set thriller against world No. 1 Diede De Groot of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-4). Having split the first two sets, the No. 2 ...

Rafael Nadal reaches 43rd Grand Slam quarterfinal

Tennis Feb 15, 2021

Rafael Nadal reaches 43rd Grand Slam quarterfinal

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal beat old nemesis Fabio Fognini in a scrappy affair at the Australian Open on Monday to reach his 43rd Grand Slam quarterfinal. The Spaniard, hoping to win his first title at Melbourne Park since 2009, has yet to drop a ...