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Top seed Halep through to Open semis with win over Pliskova

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 16:52

World number one Simona Halep will face Germany's Angelique Kerber in the last four of the Australian Open after the Romanian overcame a slow start to beat Karolina Pliskova in their quarter-final.

Exit Sandgren: Tennys returns serve at media after Open loss to Chung

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 15:35

Tennys Sandgren departs the Australian Open with a loss to Hyeon Chung, but not before slamming the media for what he calls "sensationalist coverage" of his social media history and links with the alt-right.

Kerber demolishes Keys to move into Australian Open semi-finals

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:24

Germany's Angelique Kerber breezes past American Madison Keys in straight sets to advance to the Australian Open semi-finals in a major statement of title intent.

Tennys Sandgren purges Twitter account ahead of Australian Open quarter-final

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:37

Australian Open quarter-finalist Tennys Sandgren deletes several years of tweets following questions about his social media connections with alt-right activists, and ahead of today's clash with fellow underdog Hyeon Chung.

Nadal out of Aus Open after retiring injured

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 08:25
World number one Rafael Nadal has savaged tennis tour organisers after retiring injured in the fifth set of his quarter-final clash with Marin Cilic.

Injured Nadal slams tour organisers after Australian Open pull-out

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 06:39

World number one Rafael Nadal savages tennis tour organisers over the schedule after retiring injured in the fifth set of his quarter-final clash with Marin Cilic on Rod Laver Arena.

Injured Nadal retires in fifth set of quarter-final against Cilic

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 22:07

World number one Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open, as a hip injury forces his retirement in the fifth set of his quarter-final against Marin Cilic.

Joy for Britain as Edmund beats Dimitrov at Aus Open

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:05

The Australian Open men's singles draw has another big shock as Briton Kyle Edmund knocks third seed Grigor Dimitrov out of the tournament in four sets.

Sandgren says he doesn't support alt-right, finds some of the ideas 'interesting'

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:32
Little-known US tennis player Tennys Sandgren played down a reporter's questions around his Twitter account where he retweeted prominent alt-right figures and appeared to endorse conspiracy theories like #Pizzagate.

Tennis upstart Sandgren downplays Pizzagate missives and alt-right retweets

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:32

Not many would have heard of the aptly named Tennys Sandgren before his incredible run to the Australian Open quarter-finals, but now a number of posts on his Twitter account have caught some unwanted attention.