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Djokovic, Sharapova defy 'brutal' weather in Melbourne

Added: 18.01.2018 6:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Every year tennis players brace themselves for potentially oppressive weather at the Australian Open -- but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with when the intense heat does arrive.

From: rss.cnn.com

Australia steps up efforts to woo Chinese tennis tourists

Added: 18.01.2018 5:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Australian Open has stepped up efforts to lure Chinese tennis fans to Melbourne Park by boosting broadcast and sponsorship deals.

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From: feeds.reuters.com

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund to face Nikoloz Basilashvili on Friday

Added: 18.01.2018 5:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Kyle Edmund could face 40C heat when he takes on Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Australian Open on Friday.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Australian Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza loses to Hsieh Su-Wei, Simona Halep wins

Added: 18.01.2018 4:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Garbine Muguruza is beaten in straight sets by world number 88 Hsieh Su-Wei in the Australian Open second round but top seed Simona Halep goes through.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Tennis: Unhindered Halep dashes past Bouchard into third round

Added: 18.01.2018 4:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

Top seed Simona Halep eased fears over her fitness with a brisk 6-2 6-2 victory over Canada's Eugenie Bouchard to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Tennis: Birthday girl Kerber sets up Sharapova clash

Added: 18.01.2018 4:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former world number one Angelique Kerber celebrated her 30th birthday on Thursday with an emphatic 6-4 6-1 win over Donna Vekic at the Australian Open to set up an intriguing third round clash of former champions with Maria Sharapova.

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From: feeds.reuters.com

Goffin's hopes over as he succumbs to Benneteau

Added: 18.01.2018 4:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dark horse David Goffin's Australian Open hopes went up in smoke as he fell to a 1-6 7-6(5) 6-1 7-6(4) to French veteran Julien Benneteau in round two on Thursday.

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From: feeds.reuters.com

Tennis: Injured Del Potro battles through to third round

Added: 18.01.2018 4:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro battled an apparent thigh injury and sapping heat to down Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-4 7-6(4) 6-7(0) 6-4 and reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Hawaiki subsea cable reaches halfway point

Added: 18.01.2018 4:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hawaiki's 15,000km, 43.8Tbps subsea cable connecting Australia and New Zealand with the west coast of the United States is now past its halfway point.

From: www.zdnet.com

Joyce brings joy to Western Australia

Added: 18.01.2018 3:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Rain from a long-lived tropical cyclone promises a good harvest for Australian farmers.

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From: www.aljazeera.com

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