Tag: Australian

Maria Sharapova ends Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open defence

Caroline Wozniacki’s reign as Australian Open champion ended with a three-set defeat by Maria Sharapova in the third round. The battle of two of the biggest names in the game did not disappoint but in the end Sharapova’s fierce hitting Read More

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year on Wednesday, with long-time rival Rafael Nadal also safely through in his drive towards an 18th Grand Slam title. Read More

Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) and 6-2 at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut on Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this Read More

Andy Murray to retire, Australian Open could be last event

A tearful Andy Murray on Friday announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one Read More

Pakistan destroy Australian top order on fourth day of second Test

Pakistan inch closer to victory as Mohammad Abbas ripped through the Australian top order on day four of the second Test against Australia. Needing 491 runs to win the match, Australia started their second innings on 47 for one before Read More

Pakistan´s Yasir targets 20 Australian scalps, series win

DUBAI: Match-winning Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah has sent a warning to Australia´s batsmen that he is targeting 20 wickets and a win in the two-match Test series starting in Dubai on Sunday.The 32-year-old has been Pakistan´s main spin weapon since Read More

Australian spinners show form in drawn warm-up game

DUBAI: Australia´s second spinner, Jon Holland, grabbed five wickets in the drawn four-day match in Dubai on Tuesday, sending a warning to Pakistan for the two-match Test series.Pakistan ´A,´ who had been facing an innings defeat, salvaged a draw by Read More

Australian spinners show form in drawn warm-up game against Pakistan

DUBAI: Australia’s second spinner, Jon Holland, grabbed five wickets in the drawn four-day match in Dubai on Tuesday, sending a warning to Pakistan for the two-match Test series.Pakistan ‘A,’ who had been facing an innings defeat, salvaged a draw by Read More