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Australian Open 2019: Johanna Konta knocked out by Garbine Muguruza

Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Britain’s Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Australian Open in a second-round match against Garbine Muguruza which finished at 3:12am local time. Konta, 27, lost 6-4 6-7 (3-7) 7-5 in Melbourne in one of the latest finishes in the tournament’s history. Spaniard Muguruza, 25, nicked…

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Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach third round

Novak Djokovic won his first Grand Slam title at the 2008 Australian Open, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. World number one Novak Djokovic reached the Australian Open third round with a straight-set win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The six-time champion in Melbourne beat the 33-year-old Frenchman…

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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round

Serena Williams won the most recent of her 23 Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open in 2017 Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Serena Williams swatted aside Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to continue her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The American 16th…

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Australian Open 2019: Simona Halep survives scare to beat Sofia Kenin to advance

Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. World number one Simona Halep survived a scare to beat American Sofia Kenin and reach the Australian Open third round. The Romanian had been cruising to victory after leading by a set and a break before finding herself a break down in the third. She kept…

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Australian Open 2019: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares into second round

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares won the Australian and US Opens in 2016 Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Former Australian Open champions Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares reached the second round in Melbourne after seeing off Roman Jebavy and Andres Molteni. Britain’s Murray and Brazilian Soares, winners in 2016, clinched a…

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Australian Open 2019: Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova progress to third round

Elina Svitolina reached the quarter-finals in Melbourne last year Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Elina Svitolina reached the Australian Open third round with a straight-sets win over Viktoria Kuzmova but was left feeling awkward when asked about her relationship with Gael Monfils. The Ukrainian sixth seed, 24, came through a closely…

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Australian Open: Katie Boulter’s run ended by Aryna Sabalenka

Katie Boulter also reached the second round at Wimbledon last year Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Katie Boulter’s run in the Australian Open women’s singles came to an end at the second round stage with a 6-3 6-4 defeat by Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka. The Briton, 22, recorded a memorable win over…

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Australian Open: Roger Federer battles through against Dan Evans

Dan Evans, left, was applauded off the court after a combative display against Federer Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Britain’s Dan Evans succumbed in three sets after pushing defending champion Roger Federer hard in an entertaining Australian Open second-round match. Evans, ranked 189th in the world, lost 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-3)…

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Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4…

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Osaka clubs her way into Australian Open second round

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Japan’s Naomi Osaka clubbed her way into the Australian Open second round by beating Poland’s Magda Linette 6-4 6-2 late on Tuesday. Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 15, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during the match against Poland’s Magda Linette. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson It was Osaka’s first Grand Slam match since her breakthrough U.S. Open triumph last year, which was partly overshadowed by a row between her final opponent Serena Williams and umpire Carlos Ramos. Osaka’s heavy ball striking…

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