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Melbourne tennis tournament ready for extreme weather

Melbourne - The Australian Open is now prepared for all manner of weather conditions following the installation of a third retractable roof at Melbourne Park, according to Tennis Australia.

Australian Open 2014 Special

Melbourne - Melbourne Park welcomes the world’s best players to the opening tennis Grand Slam of the year. This year’s competitors are set to face scorching conditions on and off the court.

Marco Fu wins snooker's Australian Open

Hong Kong's Marco Fu has won the second major snooker tournament of the season by beating Neil Robertson 9-6 to win the Australian Open.

Federer shows prowess at Australian Open

Melbourne - Roger Federer appears to be well on his way to returning to the dominating form he held in 2009, handily beating Australian Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the 3rd round of the Australian Open.

Australian Open: Andy Murray sets up semi-final tie with Djokovic

Andy Murray progressed to the semi-finals of the Australian Open after completing a 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win in a straight sets victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori in Melbourne.

Video: Ball girl removes bug from court at Australian Open

Melbourne - A ball girl at the Australian Open had her fifteen minutes of fame when cameras caught her amusing reaction to being called upon to remove a cricket from the court during a close match.

Tennis Wunderkind, Tomic, Also Winner at Australian Open Special

Melbourne - On Saturday, nineteen year-old, Australian, Bernard Tomic, at the Kooyong Classic, in defeating the top-ranked American, added his name to the list of previous winners, among them Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, Pete Sampress, and Michael Chang.

Warming for Grand Slam Tennis, Canada's Sensation, Raonic, Loses Special

Melbourne - Wednesday's 2012 World's First Grand Slam Tennis Warm-up was not kind to Canada's Milos Raonic. Canada's highest ever ranked male singles player lost 6-1, 6-2, to Mardy Fish, currently the top ranked American.

US golfer John Daly quits after hitting six balls into the water

Two-time major winner John Daly has walked off the course at the Australian Open after hitting six balls in succession into the drink on the 11th hole at The Lakes Golf Club in New South Wales.

Australian Open: Andy Murray reaches Final against Djokovic

Melbourne - Tennis star Andy Murray has battled through to his second successive Australian Open final after a hard-fought display against Spain's David Ferrer in Melbourne.

Federer crushes Murray to win Australian Open

Roger Federer won his 16th grand slam title beating Britain's Andy Murray in straight sets in the final of the Australian Open.

Venus Moons Crowd at Australian Open?

Seven-time Grand Slam tennis champion Venus Williams shocked the crowd at the Australian Open when she seemingly forgot to wear her knickers. But she explained she was wearing flesh-coloured underwear.

Sharapova Defeats Henin 6-4, 6-0 at Aussie Open

Maria Sharapova advanced to the women's semifinals with a dominating victory over Justine Henin by a score of 6-4 6-0. It was a major upset for the fifth-seeded Russian as she knocked off the top-seeded Belgian.

Tennis Channel and ESPN 2 to share Grand Slam Airing Rights

ESPN 2 and the TENNIS CHANNEL have come to an agreement sharing the TV rights for the French and Australian opens for the next 4 years.

Federer Beats Gonzales for 10th Grand Slam Title

Roger Federer captured his 10th Grand Slam title without dropping a set. He beat Fernando Gonzales 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4.

Mauresmo and Federer through to the next round

Defending women's champion Amelie Mauresmo has cruised her way into the second round of the Australian Open by beating Shennay Perry 6-3, 6-4.

Amelie, Roger Open Day 1

Defending champions Amelie Mauresmo and Roger Federer are in action at Melbourne Park on the opening day. Also, along with them are Serena Williams, Marat Safin, and Thomas Johansson.
 

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Roger Federer at the 2012 Australian Open.
Roger Federer at the 2012 Australian Open.
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Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic
Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic
An Australian Open match in 2015
An Australian Open match in 2015
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Frank Dancevic of Canada receives medical attention during his men s singles match against Benoit Pa...
Frank Dancevic of Canada receives medical attention during his men's singles match against Benoit Paire of France at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014
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A ball girl catches a bug and removes it from the court at the Australian Open.
A ball girl catches a bug and removes it from the court at the Australian Open.
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