Novak Djokovic won a court battle to compete in the Australian Open but the Serbian still faces the threat of deportation because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Ashleigh Barty has never won an Australian Open and is seeking to become the first Australian woman to win the Melbourne Grand Slam since 1978 when Christine O'Neil lifted the crown.
Ashleigh Barty defeated Elena Rybakina 6-3, 6-2 in the final. She will now play the Sydney Tennis Classic next week before competing at the Australian Open that begins on January 17.
Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022 semifinal means Veronika Kudermetova advanced to the final without hitting a single shot.
Rafael Nadal got a walkover when his quarterfinal opponent Dutch Tallon Griekspoor withdrew on Friday in Melbourne Summer Set 2022. Nadal will play unseeded Emil Ruusuvuori in semis.
Naomi Osaka defeated Alize Cornet 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to record win over Alize Cornet on Tuesday in one of the so-called Summer Set of tournaments in Melbourne. The tournament is called Melbourne Summer Set 1 -- a tune-up event to Australian Open 2022. (More Tennis News)
At a time when all the top tennis stars will be tuning up for the Australian Open 2022 in WTA and ATP tournaments, World No.1 Novak Djokovic has still not confirmed his participation for the year's first Grand Slam.
Ash Barty also was the WTA Player of the Year in 2019. This season, she led the tour with five titles, including her second Grand Slam championship at the All England Club.
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley confirmed on Saturday that every person will need to be fully vaccinated while in the tournament.
Ashleigh Barty says she won't be competing in the season-ending WTA Finals due to Australia's Covid-19 travel and quarantine restrictions.
The tournament is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019 and will take place from October 4 to 17
Rogers rallied from down 5-2 in the third set to upset Barty 6-2, 1-6, 7-5 (5) at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the biggest win of the 28-year-old’s career.
Both Ash Barty and Alexander Zverev are in fine form heading into the U.S. Open, which begins a week from Monday in New York
Barty, ranked No 1 for 87 weeks, hasn't lost a set this week in Cincinnati, a tune-up event for the US Open
Osaka hadn't played since she withdrew from the French Open in May to take a mental health break, revealing that she has dealt with depression
Ashleigh Barty, who only last week lifted her maiden Wimbledon title, is hoping to continue the momentum and add an Olympic gold medal to her kitty
Barty is the first Australian woman to win the singles trophy at the All England Club since Evonne Goolagong in 1980.
Catch the match and telecast details of the women’s singles final between Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova here
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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