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Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

10:03am GMT

MELBOURNE U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday setting up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

9:35am GMT

MELBOURNE Beating Serena Williams from four matchpoints down barely 24 hours ago left Karolina Pliskova both physically and emotionally drained and the Czech said she was low on energy in her Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka on Thursday.

Tennis: Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

9:28am GMT

MELBOURNE Beating Serena Williams from four matchpoints down barely 24 hours ago left Karolina Pliskova both physically and emotionally drained and the Czech said she was low on energy in her Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka on Thursday.

Tennis: Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

9:26am GMT

MELBOURNE Beating Serena Williams from four matchpoints down barely 24 hours ago left Karolina Pliskova both physically and emotionally drained and the Czech said she was low on energy in her Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka on Thursday.

Tennis-Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

9:23am GMT

MELBOURNE, Jan 24 Beating Serena Williams from four matchpoints down barely 24 hours ago left Karolina Pliskova both physically and emotionally drained and the Czech said she was low on energy in her Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka on Thursday.

Tennis-Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

7:17am GMT

MELBOURNE, Jan 24 U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday and set up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

Ageless Paes has no plans to hang up racket yet

7:03am GMT

MELBOURNE In his 28th season on tour and even after winning 18 Grand Slam titles in men's and mixed doubles, the 45-year-old Leander Paes still feels the need to reinvent himself to keep up with the changing times in professional tennis.

Osaka reaches Melbourne semis for first time

23 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka managed to keep a lid on her simmering temper and powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time.

Armed with inner peace, Osaka thirsty for more success

23 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka managed to keep a lid on her simmering temper and powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time.

Tennis: Pouille regains confidence with coach Mauresmo in his corner

23 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Lucas Pouille lost his motivation after poor results saw him slip out of the world's top 10 in 2018 but with Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach, the Frenchman has roared back to reach his maiden Grand Slam semi-final at the Australian Open.

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