Djokovic equals Grand Slam record with Australian Open title win

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The Serb now has 22 majors to his name, level with Rafael Nadal on the men’s all-time list Novak Djokovic won a record-equaling 22nd Grand Slam title as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets in the Australian Open final on Sunday. At the same time, Djokovic extended his record number of titles in Melbourne with a 10th triumph at the tournament. After surging out of the blocks to take…

Russia’s Beterbiev defends titles with brutal stoppage win in London (VIDEO)

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The boxer maintained his perfect record after a bruising contest against Anthony Yarde Undefeated Russian fighter Artur Beterbiev retained his WBO, WBC and IBF world light-heavyweight titles with a stoppage win against home hero Anthony Yarde in a back-and-forth battle at Wembley Arena on Saturday night. Beterbiev, 38, set up the finish in the eighth round with a massive right-hand shot which crumpled Yarde to his knees. The British fighter beat…

Belarusian star claims maiden Grand Slam title

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Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina to win the Australian Open Aryna Sabalenka won the first Grand Slam title of her career as the Belarusian fought back from one set down to defeat Elena Rybakina in a pulsating Australian Open final on Saturday. Appearing in a maiden major final, fifth seed Sabalenka found herself behind after an imposing start from Rybakina saw the reigning Wimbledon champion claim the opening set 6-4.…

Russian youngster wins Australian Open junior title

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Alina Korneeva defeated Mirra Andreeva in an all-Russian final in Melbourne Russia’s Alina Korneeva became the latest junior Grand Slam champion from her homeland with a hard-fought victory over compatriot Mirra Andreeva in the girls’ singles final of the Australian Open on Saturday. Appearing at a first ever Grand Slam junior event of her career, Korneeva ensured that she leaves Melbourne with the title in tow after a 6-7 6-4…

The Russian ‘bad boy’ who brought tennis glory to his country

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With the 2023 Australian Open nearing its conclusion, we look back at a charismatic Russian former winner of the event The Australian Open runs to its conclusion this weekend, with the first Grand Slam of 2023 set to be bookended on Sunday when the men’s championship match is played between record nine-time winner Novak Djokovic and debut finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas. With the exit of Karen Khachanov in the semifinals at…

Djokovic hits out at media after father’s Russian flag row (VIDEO)

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Srdjan Djokovic opted to not attend his son‘s Australian Open semifinal win on Friday Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has sprung to the defense of his father Srdjan after he was filmed alongside Russian supporters following a match involving his son at the Australian Open this week. Video footage appeared online shortly after Wednesday’s match between Djokovic and Russia’s Andrey Rublev. It showed Srdjan Djokovic alongside a man holding the…