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Shang Juncheng becomes first Chinese man to win a match at the Australian Open in the Open Era | CNN

CNN  —  Seventeen-year-old Shang Juncheng made Australian Open history by becoming the first Chinese man to win a match at Melbourne Park in the Open Era. The qualifier secured a 6-2 6-4 6-7(2) 7-5 win against world No. 74 Oscar Otte in what became a comfortable victory for the youngster. Shang twice saved break points …

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Ash Barty to mentor wildcard Gadecki at Australian Open | CNN

Reuters  —  Retired Australian Open champion Ash Barty is returning to Melbourne Park for this year’s event to mentor local hope Olivia Gadecki, who received a wildcard for the season’s first Grand Slam. Former world number one Barty called time on her career last March, shortly after ending her country’s 44-year wait for a home …

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Andy Murray wins epic five-set battle with No. 13 seed Matteo Berrettini at Australian Open | CNN

CNN  —  Andy Murray won an epic five-set battle with No. 13 Matteo Berrettini on Tuesday in the opening round of the 2023 Australian Open. The three-time grand slam winner had to save match point in the final set and rallied in the deciding tiebreak to win 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-7(7-9) 7-6(10-6) in the Rod …

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Australian Open Day Two: Order of play and how to watch Novak Djokovic and Ons Jabeur begin their tournaments | CNN

CNN  —  Novak Djokovic is the odds on favorite for the men’s title at the Australian Open this year and he will begin the tournament against Spain’s Roberto Carballés Baena, seeking a record-equaling 22nd grand slam and 10th Australian title. Meanwhile, women’s world No. 2 Ons Jabeur is in action in the match beforehand, as …

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Former champion Naomi Osaka withdraws from Australian Open | CNN

CNN  —  Two-time champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Australian Open, tournament organizers announced on Sunday, without elaborating on the reason. “Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Australian Open. We will miss her at #AO2023,” the Australian Open tweeted. Former world No. 1 Osaka was not listed to play in warm-up tournaments in …

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Australia to overturn Djokovic visa ban, paving way for Australian Open return | CNN

Sydney CNN  —  Australia will overturn a three-year ban on tennis player Novak Djokovic entering the country, paving the way for the former world No. 1 to contest the 2023 Australian Open. Djokovic confirmed the news in his press conference Wednesday after defeating Andrey Rublev at the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy, adding that he …

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2022 Australian Open champion Ashleigh Barty announces she’s pregnant | CNN

CNN  —  Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, who retired from professional tennis last year after winning the Australian Open, has announced on Instagram she is pregnant. “2023 set to be the best year yet. We are so excited for our new adventure,” she wrote on Friday, posting a picture of her dog Origi and a pair of …

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Australian Open draw: Rafael Nadal begins title defense with tough test in opening round | CNN

CNN  —  Defending champion Rafael Nadal will face English youngster Jack Draper in the opening round of the Australian Open in a bid to retain his 2022 crown and extend his grand slam tally. World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz may be missing the tournament through injury, but with the return of Novak Djokovic to the …

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Australian Open sends fans warning | The Express Tribune

MELBOURNE: Australian Open spectators were warned on Wednesday that they risk being ejected if they target nine-time champion, Novak Djokovic. The Serbian will be back at the Grand Slam in Melbourne next week after being deported on the eve of last year’s tournament over his Covid vaccination stance. His deportation divided opinion in a city …

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