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Australian Open fans who booed Covid-19 vaccine rollout face criticism

Fans on the stands of the Australian Open tennis finals who loudly booed the country’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout were criticised by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack on Monday. “I don’t like booing at any event, and certainly any sporting event,” he told reporters. “This vaccine is going to get our country back to some sort […]

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Novak Djokovic thrashes Daniil Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 triumph on Sunday under the lights at Rod Laver Arena secured his 18th Grand Slam title, bringing him within tantalising reach of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal’s all-time men’s record of 20. Djokovic used superb […]

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Novak Djokovic wins record eighth Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the process. The indomitable Serb stretched his unbeaten streak this season to 13 by rallying from two sets to one down and beating the courageous […]

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Australian Open:15-year-old Coco Gauff defeats defending champ Naomi Osaka

15-year-old Coco Gauff beat reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday. The American prodigy, making her Melbourne debut this year, beat the third seed 6-3, 6-4 in the third round to avenge her heavy defeat at last year’s US Open. The youngest player in the […]

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Australian Open: Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot. Nadal called it one of the more scary moments he’s had on the tennis court. The world No. 1 was en route to a straight-sets win against Argentina’s Federico Delbonis, leading 4-1 in the third set of their second-round match Thursday. But on a return of […]