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Nick Kyrgios lights up Australian Open in demolition job

Nick Kyrgios has blasted 21 aces in a straight-sets thumping of British qualifier Liam Broady to move into the Australian Open second round.

Australian Open crowds to be capped at 50 per cent

Melbourne's escalating COVID outbreak has forced crowds for the Australian Open to be capped at 50 per cent capacity.

Judge: ‘What more could Djokovic do?’

Novak Djokovic is today appearing before a court to appeal a decision to cancel his visa in the hope of competing in the Australian Open. 

Two more Australian Open players’ visas being probed, Djokovic garners support

The ABF is now looking at visas granted for other players arriving in the country on exemptions, in another blow for the Australian Open.

Djokovic to avoid deportation until Monday

Novak Djokovic will remain in visa limbo until at least Monday as he fights to stave off deportation before the Australian Open.

Australian Open boss defends Djokovic exemption

Australian Open boss Craig Tiley insists Novak Djokovic hasn't received special treatment after the champion received a medical exemption from vaccination.

Scud’s serving it up in Hunter Valley

Dual grand slam finalist Mark Philippoussis says Nick Kyrgios is facing a crucial junction in his career after a stop-start two-year period.

Australian Open deadline looming for Djokovic

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley says a December entry deadline will reveal if Novak Djokovic intends complying with a double vaccination requirement to play.