The Christian Science Monitor
Only the year was different for Novak Djokovic and the amount of time he needed on the bright blue hard surface at Rod Laver Arena.
Turks and Caicos Free Press
Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic had a big, adoring crowd at Rod Laver Arena, and he knew exactly how to work it. Writing "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie" on a live TV camera lens with a felt-tip pen was the perfect way to sign off after his 15th consecutive...
Tomic, who won his maiden title at the Sydney International last week, plays Argentine Leonardo Mayer in the night match at Rod Laver Arena. And his expectations grew after Hewitt's Monday night first round exit in straight sets to eighth seed Janko...
Injured Monaco first seed to fall at Australian Open] The aging former world number one's loss made it eight out of nine local entrants sent packing on day one, leaving Australian flags sagging and a raucous local crowd at Rod Laver Arena deflated.
Suggested Topics Fans of British tennis, familiar with such experiences at Wimbledon, would have been able to sympathise with the home crowd here on the opening day of the Australian Open. Nine Australians went into battle and only one survived to...
Hewitt's career resurrection hit a wall by the name of Janko Tipsarevic. The Australian veteran came to Melbourne Park brimming with renewed confidence, but he ran into the Serbian No.8 seed who has as much determination and a couple more weapons...