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Dominic Thiem denies players are getting special treatment in Adelaide

World No 3 says Djokovic tried to help players in Melbourne Paula Badosa tests positive for Covid before Australian OpenDominic Thiem, the US Open champion and world No 3, has denied the top players are receiving a notable advantage before the Australi…

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Ashleigh Barty to join Djokovic in Adelaide exhibition before Australian Open

Barty to make competitive return in A Day at the DriveDjokovic leads men’s line-up alongside Nadal, ThiemAustralian world No 1 Ashleigh Barty will make her long-awaited return to the court when she gets her summer started at the star-studded exhibition…

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Ashleigh Barty to join Djokovic in Adelaide exhibition before Australian Open

Barty to make competitive return in A Day at the DriveDjokovic leads men’s line-up alongside Nadal, ThiemAustralian world No 1 Ashleigh Barty will make her long-awaited return to the court when she gets her summer started at the star-studded exhibition…

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Tennis Australia confirms it will pay for players’ quarantine as cases linked to Australian Open rise

Tournament organisers clarify comments made by Craig Tiley that the Victorian government would share quarantine costsNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedFollow the Australia coronavirus liveblogTenni…

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Roberto Bautista Agut likens Australian Open quarantine to being in prison ‘but with wifi’

Spanish world No 13 hits out at state governmentMen’s matches will remain best of five sets, says Craig TileySpanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut has likened Australian Open quarantine in Melbourne to being in prison and laid the blame solely wi…

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‘Djokovic is a tool’: Nick Kyrgios hits out at world No 1 over Covid-19 demands

Djokovic has called for easing of quarantine restrictions‘No special treatment’ for players, says Victorian PremierNick Kyrgios has joined the former Davis Cup player Sam Groth in criticising Novak Djokovic after the world No 1 reportedly wrote to Aust…

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Australian Open: how Covid is shaping the tennis tournament – explainer

Quarantined tennis players, fan ‘pods’ and much smaller crowds. Here’s how the 2021 Australian Open is shaping up amid the pandemicThe Australian Open traditionally makes headlines weeks before it starts because it’s the first grand slam of the season….

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Quarantined tennis players get creative amid Australian Open recriminations

Hotel rooms made into makeshift training centres Anger and frustration permeates lead-up to tournamentCarpet, as it turns out, is not a like-for-like substitute for a hard court. But, as Australian Open competitors are fast learning, surfaces are what …

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Australian Open players forced to isolate in hotel rooms after multiple Covid-19 cases – video

Australian Open players are being made to practise in their hotel rooms after multiple positive cases of Covid-19. Players were initially set to self-isolate for 14 days, while being able to leave their rooms for five hours a day to practise and train….

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Aryna Sabalenka strives to underline her potential on the big stage

The most in-form player in the world bids to improve on a woeful record in grand slam events at the Australian OpenWinning grand slam tournaments was not always the sole objective of being a professional tennis player. Chris Evert, the greatest women’s…

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Australian Open players in stricter Covid isolation say they risk injury if not allowed to train

Some affected players say they they were misled about rules and organisers had promised this situation would not happenAustralian Open tennis players who have been forced into stricter quarantine have said they were misled about the rules for the tourn…

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Covid-19 positives on Australian Open flights put 47 players into isolation

Two positive tests among passengers on flight from LAOne Covid-19 positive on another service from Abu DhabiA total of 47 players competing in the Australian Open will be forced to remain in their hotel rooms for 14 days following three positive Covid-…

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Andy Murray could miss Australian Open after positive Covid-19 test

Scot remains at home but is still hoping to travel Murray in good health and working with tournament directorAndy Murray’s participation in the Australian Open is in doubt after he tested positive for coronavirus. Related: US tennis player Tennys Sandg…

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US tennis player Tennys Sandgren flying to Australian Open despite positive Covid test

The American says he first tested positive in November and tournament organisers argue he is therefore not infectious The US tennis player Tennys Sandgren is bound for Melbourne after Tennis Australia reportedly intervened so he could board a charter f…

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US tennis player Tennys Sandgren flying to Australian Open despite positive Covid test

The American says he first tested positive in November and tournament organisers argue he is therefore not infectious The US tennis player Tennys Sandgren is bound for Melbourne after Tennis Australia reportedly intervened so he could board a charter f…

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US tennis player Tennys Sandgren flying to Australian Open despite positive Covid test

The American says he first tested positive in November and tournament organisers argue he is therefore not infectious The US tennis player Tennys Sandgren is bound for Melbourne after Tennis Australia reportedly intervened so he could board a charter f…

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US tennis player Tennys Sandgren flying to Australian Open despite positive Covid test

The American says he first tested positive in November and tournament organisers argue he is therefore not infectious The US tennis player Tennys Sandgren is bound for Melbourne after Tennis Australia reportedly intervened so he could board a charter f…

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Bernard Tomic ‘risked life’ to qualify for Australian Open, Alex de Minaur wins Antalya Open

Tomic beats compatriot Smith in Doha for spot in MelbourneDe Minaur downs Bublik in Turkey to win first ATP trophy A combative Bernard Tomic insists he has demonstrated his whole-hearted commitment to tennis after “risking his life” to play in the Midd…

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Bernard Tomic ‘risked life’ to qualify for Australian Open, Alex de Minaur wins Antalya Open

Tomic beats compatriot Smith in Doha for spot in MelbourneDe Minaur downs Bublik in Turkey to win first ATP trophy A combative Bernard Tomic insists he has demonstrated his whole-hearted commitment to tennis after “risking his life” to play in the Midd…

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Francesca Jones books trip to Australian Open with impressive straight-sets win

Smooth defeat of Lu Jia-jing puts her in main drawBritish player born with rare genetic conditionGreat Britain’s Francesca Jones qualified for the main draw of a grand slam for the first time after beating Lu Jia-jing in the final round of qualifying f…