“Novak Djokovic Deserved to Win The Australian Open” – Roger Federer

World Number three Roger Federer flew to Melbourne without playing any warm-up tournaments before the first major of the 2020 season. He’s the last match was at ATP Finals, London against Stefanos Tsitsipas prior to Australian Open 2020.  In the Victorian capital, he lost to…

Australian Open 2020: Matches to Watch on Monday Night (Into Tuesday)

How to watch: ESPN, 9 p.m. Eastern; streaming on ESPN+ and ESPN3, 9 p.m. Monday’s schedule: Men | Women Roger Federer vs. Tennys Sandgren On his way to Monday night’s quarterfinal match at this Australian Open, third-seeded Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam tournament winner,…

No Australian Has Won an Australian Open Singles Title Since the ’70s. Can Barty?

MELBOURNE, Australia — In downtown Melbourne, Ashleigh Barty is nearly impossible to avoid. Her image adorns posters not just for tennis apparel but also for things like sunblock, watches and even Vegemite, the savory spread that is an Australian classic. The displays embody a hope…

Australian Open: Matches to Watch on Saturday Night (Into Sunday)

How to watch: ESPN, 2:30 a.m. Eastern; streaming on ESPN+, 7:15 p.m. and ESPN3, 2:30 a.m. Saturday’s schedule Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, is the most decorated singles player in the history of the Australian Open. With seven titles in…

Round of Upsets at Australian Open as 6 of Top 10 Women’s Seeds Lose

MELBOURNE, Australia — After a fraught lead-up to the Australian Open, with concerns about the tournament’s ability to handle Melbourne’s worsened air quality because of nearby bushfires, the first four days of play offered clear air and straightforward matches that let the top women breathe…

Australian Open champion Kenin drops opening match in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin lost her opening match at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday as Elena Rybakina rallied to beat the American 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-3. The fifth-seeded Kenin was playing her first WTA Tour event since earning…

Australian Open 2020: Women’s Final Replay and Men’s Final Schedule

James D. Morgan/Getty Images Sofia Kenin secured her maiden Grand Slam crown on Saturday at the Australian Open, beating Garbine Muguruza 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in a thrilling final. Kenin fell behind in the first set, with the former French Open and Wimbledon champion on form….

Australian Open 2020: Matches to Watch on Tuesday Night (Into Wednesday)

How to watch: The Tennis Channel, 7-9 p.m. Eastern; ESPN, 9 p.m.; streaming on ESPN+ and ESPN3, 9 p.m. Tuesday’s schedule: Men | Women Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem Rafael Nadal, the world No. 1, won his first Grand Slam tournament at the French Open…

Australian Open 2020: Tuesday Replay TV Schedule, Live-Stream Guide

WILLIAM WEST/Getty Images Roger Federer saved seven match points en route to a 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3 win over Tennys Sandgren as he progressed to the 2020 Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday. Federer looked to be on the verge of a shock exit but…