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Don't shoot arrows, get creative in Australian Open lockdown

Don't shoot arrows, get creative in Australian Open lockdown

By this point the physical work should have been done in the recent off-season, and given this off-season happened after a year of pandemic disruptions every player has been well aware that situations can change on a whim. 

  • by Roger Rasheed

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'This is insane': Tennis players unhappy in hotel quarantine

'This is insane': Tennis players unhappy in hotel quarantine

Tennis players have reacted angrily to the news that they are facing 14-days stuck in their hotel rooms with no practice, after people on their charter flights to Australia returned positive COVID-19 tests.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Player anger, quarantine breaches as fourth case linked to Australian Open

Player anger, quarantine breaches as fourth case linked to Australian Open

The Australian Open has been hit by a fourth case of COVID-19, breaches of quarantine, player anger over hard lockdown and a delay in training.

  • by Anthony Colangelo and Ashleigh McMillan
Open rocked: nearly 50 players set for hard quarantine

Open rocked: nearly 50 players set for hard quarantine

The under-fire Australian Open has been rocked after 47 players travelling on two charter planes into Australia have had to go into hard lockdown.

  • by Scott Spits
Barty gets in early as internationals arrive for tennis quarantine

Barty gets in early as internationals arrive for tennis quarantine

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has made her way from Queensland to Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, as her international rivals face hotel quarantine.

  • by Scott Spits
'Confusing and dangerous': Readers respond to arrival of tennis players for the Australian Open

'Confusing and dangerous': Readers respond to arrival of tennis players for the Australian Open

The government insists the tennis players will serve the strictest quarantine in the world and the tournament will be safe. So we asked readers what they thought.

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Woodbridge's major Murray fears
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Woodbridge's major Murray fears

Todd Woodbridge says it's highly unlikely Andy Murray will play in the Australian Open after testing positive for COVID-19.

Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19, in doubt for Australian Open

Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19, in doubt for Australian Open

Five-time Australian Open runner-up Andy Murray and American Madison Keys have tested positive for COVID-19, only days before planned charter flights to Melbourne.

  • by Scott Spits
Love and loathing: Doha feats add to Tomic's intriguing tale

Love and loathing: Doha feats add to Tomic's intriguing tale

Get ready for the next chapter in coming weeks with Bernard Tomic back at Melbourne Park, this time after having done two weeks in mandatory quarantine. It could be an explosive mix.

  • by Scott Spits
Tomic qualifies for 2021 Australian Open
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Tomic qualifies for 2021 Australian Open

Benard Tomic has qualified for the 2021 Australian Open, but not without blowing up at a reporter.

Nadal and Thiem's coaches don't make the trip to Australia

Nadal and Thiem's coaches don't make the trip to Australia

Rafael Nadal and last year's Australian Open finalist Dominic Thiem have both suffered setbacks with their coaches unable to make the trip Down Under for the year's first grand slam event.