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Margaret Court holds up the women's Australian Open trophy.(AP)

Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe apologise for Margaret Court Arena protest

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 01:17 PM IST
Navratilova and McEnroe called for Court’s name to be stripped from the second showcourt at Melbourne Park on Tuesday and replaced by Australia’s former world number one Evonne Goolagong.
Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco.(AP)
Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco.(AP)

Australian Open 2020: Alexander Zverev cruises past Fernando Verdasco into fourth round

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:29 PM IST
The German broke the 36-year-old Verdasco, who is ranked 51, twice in each of the first two sets at the Margaret Court Arena.
Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his match against Italy's Marco Cecchinato.(REUTERS)
Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his match against Italy's Marco Cecchinato.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2020: Alexander Zverev pledges Australian Open prize money to bushfire relief

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 06:43 PM IST
The German seventh seed had a miserable build-up to the opening Grand Slam of the year, crashing spectacularly in all three of his singles matches at the ATP Cup teams event, looking lost on court.
File image of Margaret Court(AP)
File image of Margaret Court(AP)

Tennis champion Margaret Court hits out at transgender athletes

Melbourne | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2019 11:56 AM IST
The 24-time Grand Slam singles winner, now a church pastor, drew fire in 2017 for saying she would avoid Qantas over the airline’s support for same-sex marriage, which is now law in Australia following a referendum.
Roberto Bautista Agut reacts after a point against Croatia's Marin Cilic.(AFP)
Roberto Bautista Agut reacts after a point against Croatia's Marin Cilic.(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Roberto Bautista Agut upsets Marin Cilic to reach quarter-finals

Melbourne | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 05:04 PM IST
Roberto Bautista Agut held firm in a tense five-set duel to knock sixth seed Marin Cilic out of the Australian Open and book his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday.
Japan's Kei Nishikori reacts during the match against Portugal's Joao Sousa.(REUTERS)
Japan's Kei Nishikori reacts during the match against Portugal's Joao Sousa.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2019: Kei Nishikori beats Joao Sousa to move into fourth round

Reuters | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 11:10 AM IST
The comfortable victory will come as a relief to the eighth seed and former U.S. Open finalist after he battled through consecutive five-set matches in the opening rounds.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning the match against Britain's Johanna Konta.(REUTERS)
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning the match against Britain's Johanna Konta.(REUTERS)

Garbine Muguruza wins record Australian Open 2019 late show

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 11:44 PM IST
Garbine Muguruza claimed a hard-fought win over Johanna Konta to reach the Australian Open third round and etch in her name into the record books as the winner of the latest starting match in the tournament’s history.
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