Australia

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open, world No 1 ranking

Osaka wins Australian Open for her second consecutive Grand Slam title by beating Kvitova, and is now world number one.

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open, world No 1 ranking

Tennis

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova

The Czech seventh seed stages comeback to defeat the seven-time champion in the quarterfinals at Melbourne.

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova

Tennis

Australian Open: Serena topples world number one Halep

American tennis star reaches quarterfinals, staying on course for her 24th major title at year's opening Grand Slam.

Serena Williams ousts world number one Halep at Australian Open

Tennis

Federer knocked out of the Australian Open

Defending champion beaten in four sets by 20-year-old who described himself as the 'happiest man on earth right now'.

Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Tsitsipas

Weather

Heatwave in Australia continues, tennis tournament hit

Once again, a heatwave Down Under coincides with the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament.

Heatwave in Australia continues, tennis tournament hit

Sport

Pakistani tennis star Aisam Qureshi: 'I feel racism'

Pakistan's top tennis player talks about Imran Khan, the return of international sports, and facing discrimination.

Pakistani tennis star Aisam Qureshi: Khan will make sports better

Tennis

Australian Open develops 'heat stress scale' to protect players

Newly developed scale should result in more matches delayed by Melbourne's notoriously hot January conditions.

Australian Open develops 'heat stress scale' to protect players

Tennis

Japan's Osaka reflects on 'bittersweet' US Open win

Japanese tennis player looks to move on from first major title win marred by dispute between Serena Williams and umpire.

Japan's Naomi Osaka reflects on 'bittersweet' US Open win

Racism

Herald Sun doubles down on Serena Williams cartoon

Editor of Australia's Herald Sun tabloid newspaper says cartoon 'rightly mocks poor behaviour by a tennis legend'.

Herald Sun reprints Serena cartoon: 'Welcome to the PC world'

Racism

Outcry over 'repugnant' Serena Williams cartoon

Cartoon in an Australian newspaper is called 'racist' for the way it depicted Serena Williams during US Open final.

Twitter users slam 'repugnant, racist' cartoon of Serena Williams

Tennis

Serena Williams, sexism, and a thief

US tennis star Serena Williams, penalised for outburst and racket abuse, accuses umpire of sexism during dramatic upset.

Serena Williams, sexism, and a thief: Osaka wins dramatic US Open