Stosur bombs out in brutal fashion

The most miserable summer of Samantha Stosur's 15-year career is over following another forgettable first-round Australian Open loss in Melbourne.

Nadal on fire in opening round victory

Fourteen-time major champion Rafael Nadal has handed German journeyman Florian Mayer a straight-sets defeat in the opening round of the Australian Open.

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Aussie Bolt unable to strike at Open

Hot temperatures and a gutsy Japanese opponent have got in the way of Australian Alex Bolt's maiden Australian Open win, the qualifier going down in four sets.

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Raonic on fire at Australian Open

Powerful Canadian Milos Raonic has blasted his way into the Australian Open second round, comfortably moving past Germany's Dustin Brown 6-3 6-4 6-2.

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