Melbourne - the Australian Open

Welcome to Melbourne and the Australian Open

If it’s January it has to be MELBOURNE and the Australian Open. have arrived in Australia for the duration of the first Grand slam of 2019.

Our photographic team led by Roger and Anne Parker, alongside our editorial duo of Bill Scott and Peter Rowe will be bringing you daily coverage of the mens and womens events. Live scores, reports and reaction and the best images of tennis online!

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Rafael Nadal will venture onto a tennis court in Perth for the first time in his career after Spain were drawn on Monday to play in the West Australian capital. Nadal and Roberto Bautista Agut will head the Iberian line-up in Group

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Where next for the Hopman Cup?

The International Tennis Federation is hunting for a new home for the Hopman Cup. The ITF and Tennis Australia confirmed today they have ended the licensing agreement for the Cup, but interestingly the ITF said it had received interest from

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End of an era as Hopman Cup is killed off

It’s official – the Hopman Cup is dead. The long awaited news that the Hopman Cup in Perth, Western Australia, has been replaced with a new ATP mens pre-Melbourne tournament was made public by Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley today.

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Mladenovic floored as coach Sascha splits

Kristina Mladenovic copped a major shock at the weekend as coach Big Sascha Bajin decided to call an end their fresh partnership at the end of the season. The 39th-ranked Frenchwoman had been working with the former coach of team

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Red hot Bencic blasts past Pav for Moscow title

Bencic’s efforts this week in Moscow confirmed her place in WTA Finals in Shenzhen  Photo WTA Tour Belinda Bencic won her fourth career title and second this season on Sunday with a storming comeback in Moscow over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6,

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Speedy Becker cops it again

Boris Becker’s bad luck with London’s traffic laws has continued after the former player who is already serving a six-month driving ban, was hit with another sanction in a London magistrate’s court for an offence from last June. A traffic

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Bencic clinches last spot in Shenzhen

Belinda Bencic on Saturday claimed the last of the eight spots for the WTA Finals in China as she defeated Christina Mladenovic 6-3, 6-4 in a Moscow semi-final. Reaching the title match in the Russian capital was all that the

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