Roger Federer wins 20th grand slam title with Australian Open victory over Cilic

• Federer beat Cilic 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
• Swiss in angry exchange with official after close line call

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Kyle Edmund to face Cilic in Australian Open semis after Nadal retires

  • Briton beats third seed 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at Melbourne Park
  • Rafael Nadal forced to retire in fifth set against Marin Cilic
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Andy Murray heading home after pulling out of Australian Open

  • Murray now contemplating having surgery on his injured hip
  • Operation could keep Scot out of the game for months
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Federer wins Nadal thriller to clinch 18th Slam

Roger Federer was in tears as he won a thrilling, five-set Australian Open final against his great rival Rafael Nadal to clinch a record-extending 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday. Federer won 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in three hours 38 minutes on Rod Laver Arena to move four major titles ahead of Nadal and Pete Sampras on the all-time…

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Australian Open Final: Serena beats Venus to win record 23rd Slam title

Serena Williams rewrote history Saturday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world number one ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final. The dominant American swept past her greatest rival 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena for her seventh Melbourne Park crown to finally clinch the record…

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Nadal edges classic to reach Federer final

Rafael Nadal set up an Australian Open final against his great rival Roger Federer after edging Grigor Dimitrov in a classic five-set semi-final which stretched for nearly five hours on Friday. Nadal pulled off one of his greatest victories in denying Bulgaria’s Dimitrov, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (4/7), 6-4 in four hours and 56 minutes in front of a…

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Serena, Venus set up dream Australian Open final

Serena Williams gives a post-match interview after defeating Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in their Australian Open semi-final match, in Melbourne, on January 26, 2017 AFP

Unstoppable Serena Williams zeroed in on a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title Thursday by setting up an Australian Open final against her older sister Venus, as the siblings’ dream came true. The ruthless world number two proved one step too far for unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, whose fairytale tournament was finally ended in a crushing 6-2, 6-1 defeat in just…

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Andy Murray crashes out of the Australian Open

World number one Andy Murray suffered a huge fourth round upset to 50th-ranked Mischa Zverev to follow Novak Djokovic to the exit as the shocks kept rolling at the Australian Open on Sunday. Murray was never expected to be troubled by the 29-year-old German, who has never won an ATP title, but he lost 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 in his…

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Djokovic out of Australian Open beaten by Denis Istomin

Novak Djokovic suffered arguably the biggest defeat of his career when he crashed out of the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Uzbek Denis Istomin on Thursday, extending his mystifying slump in form. With Istomin inspired, the defending champion sent down 72 unforced errors as he lost 7-6 (10/8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in the second round to end his bid…

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