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Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal wins record 21st Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal won a record 21st Grand Slam men’s title in the most stunning fashion, fighting back from two sets down to beat Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in a classic Australian Open final. Backed by a loud Melbourne crowd, sixth seed Nadal rallied to win 2-6 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-4 7-5 on Rod Laver Arena. US […]

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Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty beats Danielle Collins to become first home singles champion since 1978

Ashleigh Barty became the first home Australian Open champion since 1978 after beating grand slam final debutante Danielle Collins 6-3 7-6 in Saturday’s final. The world No. 1 was utterly dominant throughout the tournament and clinched a historic title without even dropping a set. Australian tennis fans had to wait more than four decades for […]

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Australian Open 2022: Martina Navratilova criticises ban on ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ t-shirts

Retired tennis star Martina Navratilova blasted a decision by Australian Open organisers to ban T-shirts supporting Chinese player Peng Shuai Security staff had on Friday asked spectators trying to enter the grounds to remove T-shirts saying “Where is Peng Shuai?”. Ms Peng disappeared for weeks after accusing a top Chinese official of sexual misconduct in […]