The Malta Independent 2 February 2023, Thursday
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Djokovic beats Tsitsipas for 10th Australian Open, 22nd Slam

Sunday, 29 January 2023, 14:08 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

 Novak Djokovic found this trip to Australia far less complicated, and far more successful, than that of a year ago. Unable to enter his best event in 2022 after being...

Aryna Sabalenka wins 1st Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Saturday, 28 January 2023, 15:52 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

 One point away from her first Grand Slam title, Aryna Sabalenka faulted. And then she faulted again. She grimaced. She yelled and turned her back to the court. She wiggled her...

Djokovic tops Paul; faces Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

Friday, 27 January 2023, 13:40 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

 Novak Djokovic put aside some shaky play in the early going and took over his Australian Open semifinal against unseeded American Tommy Paul on Friday, winning 7-5, 6-1,...

2-time Australian champ Azarenka tops Pegula, talks anxiety

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 14:58 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

On the court at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night, Victoria Azarenka — the athlete — displayed the same confident brand of take-the-ball-early, hard-hitting tennis that carried...

Shelton, Paul give US 3 men in quarters at Australian Open

Monday, 23 January 2023, 14:09 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

 Ben Shelton’s concerns leading into his first Australian Open had less to do with playing tennis and more to do with everything else associated with the trip. His first...

Korda stops 2-time Australian Open runner-up Medvedev

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 13:12 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

 Sebastian Korda comes by his athleticism and competitive instincts honestly. From Dad, the 1998 Australian Open champion. From Mom, also a former professional tennis player. And...

Four Americans in second week of Australian Open

Saturday, 21 January 2023, 14:42 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

It's been almost two full decades since this many U.S. men reached Week 2 at the Australian Open. And while that group in 2004 included a couple of Grand Slam champions in Andre Agassi and...

Brooksby tops No. 2 Ruud; Jabeur out, too; Djokovic wins

Thursday, 19 January 2023, 07:20 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Oh-so-close to completing a straight-set upset of No. 2 seed Casper Ruud at the Australian Open, Jenson Brooksby frittered away three match points, sat down at a changeover...

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