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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Charged After Allegedly Suffocating 10-Month-Old Baby, Twice

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

Sport

Sport

Djokovic Survives A Five-Set Thriller To Claim 8th Aus Open Title

2 min read

Novak Djokovic has overcome illness, a mid-match meltdown and an inspired Dominic Thiem to claim a record-extending eighth Australian Open crown.

Sport

Sport

'Come On, Fight!' Sofia Kenin Revs Herself Up To Win The Australian Open

2 min read

Daring and defiant, Sofia Kenin has crowned her stunning rise to sporting super stardom with a drama-charged Australian Open final triumph over Garbine Muguruza.

Sport

Sport

Dylan Alcott Does It Again, Wins Sixth Straight Australian Open Title

1 min read

Australian tennis star Dylan Alcott has won his sixth straight Australian Open title.

Sport

Sport

Dominic Thiem Books A Spot In His First Ever Aus Open Final

2 min read

Austrian Dominic Thiem will play in his first Australian Open final against seven-time champion Novak Djokovic after overcoming German Alexander Zverev in their Friday night semi-final.

Sport

Sport

Aussies Will Lose 40 Million Hours Of Sleep Watching The Australian Open Finals

3 min read

Australians will choose tennis over sleep as the Australian Open reaches its crescendo this weekend.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Residents Fuming After Neighbour Erects Giant Neon Swastika On Fence

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Sport

Sport

'No Plans To Retire': Federer Confident Of Aussie Open Return After Injury Ruins Hopes

3 min read

A defiant Roger Federer has no plans to retire after injury ruined his hope of a seventh Australian Open crown, bowing out to Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals.

Sport

Sport

Barty Party Over As Ash Knocked Out Of The Open

1 min read

Australia's tennis darling Ash Barty has been knocked out of the Australian Open in straight sets by Sofia Kenin.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

9-Year-Old Boy Charged With Attempted Murder After 5-Year-Old Sister Stabbed

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Sport

Sport

'He Played Better Than Me': Nadal Praises Thiem After Shock Australian Open Exit

2 min read

Dominic Thiem took another confident step toward a maiden major title by turning the tables on nemesis Rafa Nadal at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Young Mum Fatally Shoots Toddler Son, Then Herself

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Sport

Sport

Tennis Australia Responds After McEnroe And Navratilova Stage Margaret Court Arena Protest

1 min read

Tennis Australia has admonished grand slam greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe for using the Australian Open as a platform to protest against Margaret Court's controversial views.

Sport

Sport

Ash Barty Wins Again, Into Australian Open Semi-Finals

2 min read

Ashleigh Barty has withstood a fierce challenge from Petra Kvitova to become the first local woman to reach the Australian Open semi-finals in 36 years.

Sport

Sport

Nadal Praises Kyrgios After Thrilling Australian Open Match

4 min read

There were none of the expected fireworks, just compelling tennis, as Rafael Nadal ended Nick Kyrgios' gallant Australian Open campaign with an enthralling four-set, fourth-round victory at Melbourne Park.

Sport

Sport

Ash Barty Battles Through To Australian Open Quarter Finals

1 min read

Just a day after being named Young Australia of the Year, Ash Barty has set up an Australian Open quarter-final rematch with Petra Kvitova after a 6-3 1-6 6-4 win over Alison Riske.

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

Are We Finally Seeing The Redemption Of Nick Kyrgios?

5 min read

“Here we go again.”

National

National

Bilingual Police Officers Deployed To Monitor Rowdy Greek Fans At The AO

2 min read

Victoria Police is sending bilingual officers to the Australian Open to keep a close eye on the lips of rowdy and disruptive fans.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Accused Of Stabbing His Mum, Brothers To Death Then Going To School

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Missing Eight-Foot Boa Constrictor Turns Up Six Months Later In Neighbour's Bathroom

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Love

Love

'You Did Good': Serena Williams' Response To Being Asked About Meghan Markle

3 min read

Serena Williams was questioned about her royal bestie while at a press conference for the Australian Open, and her answer was all class.

The Project

The Project

Ballgirl Stopped From Peeling Tennis Player’s Banana

1 min read

During an Australian Open qualifying match, Frenchman Elliot Benchetrit asked a ballgirl to peel his banana. 

Stephanie Kovalchik

Stephanie Kovalchik

I Crunched The Numbers -- This Is Who Will Finally Dethrone The 'Big 3'

7 min read

As the Australian Open gets underway, one question on every tennis fan’s mind is whether 2020 will be yet another year dominated by the “Big 3”, the nickname given to the three most accomplished players of the Open era:

Sport

Sport

Causing A Racquet! Serena Williams Busts A Move Ahead Of Australian Open

1 min read

It has been coined 'The Happy Slam' for a reason, and Serena Williams' dance moves are an accurate representation of that.

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

If Players Can't Breathe, Don't Make Them Play

7 min read

No matter your viewpoint or political motivations, there is no denying the fact Australia is in the grip of an unprecedented disaster.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Six Dead After Sinkhole Swallows Bus In City Centre

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

The Australian Open Wants Fans To Come Dressed As Harry Potter

1 min read

Well, this a collaboration that no one saw coming.

Roz Kelly

Roz Kelly

How Nick Kyrgios' Raw Authenticity Started A Bushfire Donation Chain Reaction In Sport

4 min read

The bad boy of tennis has emerged as a voice of hope in a time Australians desperately need it.

Sport

Sport

Margaret Court Takes Aim At Trans Athletes Ahead Of Aus Open Celebrations

3 min read

Margaret Court has doubled down on her controversial views on transexuals and homosexuality, this time labelling trans athletes 'problematic' to sport.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dancer Shot In Face After She Paused Performance At Wedding

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

Maybe Margaret Court Doesn't Deserve To Be Honoured

5 min read

“If you’ve got nothing nice to say, don’t say it at all.”

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Popstar Apologises For Nazi Swastika T-Shirt

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Sport

Sport

The "Ripper Bonza" Djokovic Speech That Australia Fell In Love With

2 min read

What a man. What a win. And what a speech.

Sport

Sport

No Djoke. Novak Destroys Rafa For The Easiest Aussie Open Win

1 min read

It's the most lopsided match these two have ever played.

Sport

Sport

Too Tired To Stand: Nadal And Djokovic's 2012 Aus Open Final Was Nuts

1 min read

The Australian Open 2012 men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has gone down as the greatest Grand Slam final in history.

Sport

Sport

Technology Will Win Grand Slams Of The Future, Not Federer, Nadal or Williams

4 min read

Unpredictability was once a player's greatest weapon. Not anymore.

Sport

Sport

Naomi Osaka Beats Petra Kvitova 7-6 5-7 6-4 In Epic Australian Open Final

2 min read

Naomi Osaka has beaten Petra Kvitova 7-6 5-7 6-4 in a tense, dramatic, high quality Australian Open final in Melbourne.

Sport

Sport

It's A Nadal-Djokovic Australian Open Final Because Of Course It Is

1 min read

Novak Djokovic has marched into the Australian Open final, demolishing Lucas Pouille in their semi-final.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Georgia Love Spills On Her Dress Drama Before Meeting Anna Wintour

2 min read

The Network 10 journalist lived everyone's nightmare when she arrived at The Australian Open wearing the same outfit as not one but half a dozen other women!

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shocking Moment A Car Hits A Baby In A Pram

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Sport

Sport

Umpire Who Got Yelled At By Serena Williams Cops Flak At Australian Open

2 min read

This time, the American player having a crack at Portuguese umpire Carlos Ramos was 25-year-old year old Danielle Collins.

Sport

Sport

This Young Stefanos Tsitsipas Video Is Death By Adorable

1 min read

He's on fire at the Australian Open this year, but wait'll you see this Stefanos Tsitsipas video from 2012.

News

News

A Japanese Noodle Company Has Apologised For 'Whitewashing' Naomi Osaka

1 min read

One of the worlds largest instant-noodle company has canned its new advertising campaign after it was ripped to shreds on social media

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

The Horrifying Moment A Motorbike Smashes Into Woman Running For The Bus

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

Serena Williams KO From The AO After Shock Loss

1 min read

After being just moments away from victory, Serena Williams has suffered a shocking collapse to be bundled out of the Australian Open in the quarter-finals.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Films Man Allegedly Raping Her On Dance Floor

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Sport

Sport

From A Brutal Robbery To The Australian Open Semis

3 min read

The story behind Petra Kvitova's win over Ash Barty is one of the great comeback stories in sport.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Babysitter Beat Four Month Old Until He Went Blind

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Sport

Sport

Ball Kid Recoils In Fright After Brutal Australian Open Racquet Smash

1 min read

It wasn't just the tennis balls getting smashed at the Australian Open, with world number four Alexander Zverev startling a ball kid as he shattered his racquet in his round of 16 match against Milos Raonic.

Sport

Sport

Greek Prodigy Was Six Years Old When He Developed Secret Tactic To Beat Federer

2 min read

Thirteen years ago, a Cypriot tennis player called Marcos Baghdatis made the Australian Open final, which he lost to a bloke you might have heard of called Roger Federer.

Sport

Sport

Greek Young Gun Beats Federer After On-Court Controversy

1 min read

It had been a dream come true for young gun Stefanos Tsitsipas to face his idol on Rod Laver Arena.

Sport

Sport

Ash Barty Beats Maria Sharapova To Secure Australian Open Quarter Final Spot

1 min read

Ash Barty has secured her spot in the Australian Open quarter-finals after beating Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller.

Sport

Sport

Wow! Nadal Plays Shot Of Tournament As He Beats Alex De Minaur

1 min read

Is there anything Rafael Nadal can't do? Any ball he can't reach? Any shot he can't play?

Sport

Sport

A Commentary On Nick Kyrgios Commentating On The Australian Open

3 min read

As John McEnroe almost used to say: "You cannot be Kyrgios!"

Sport

Sport

Australian Open Fans Fight Over Star's Sweaty Headband

1 min read

A pair of fans served up a different sort of Australian Open action as they fought to claim the headband of tennis star Aryna Sabalenka at Melbourne Park.

Ant Sharwood

Ant Sharwood

When Kyrgios And Tomic Grow Up, They Want To Be This Gutsy Bloke

4 min read

Last night at the Australian Open, Alex de Minaur and John Millman showed something which has been missing in Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic for a while now: fight.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

BBC Anchor Drops The C-Bomb Live On TV

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

Quadruple F-Bomb As Nick Kyrgios Exits Australian Open

1 min read

Well, that was disappointing.

Style

Style

Serena Williams Wore Fishnets To The Tennis Today And What A Mood

1 min read

The latest in Serena's awesome on-court outfits included tights and a green jumpsuit.

Sport

Sport

Lleyton Hewitt Stays Classy Over Bernard Tomic Rant

3 min read

Lleyton Hewitt refrained from returning serve to Bernard Tomic, instead saying he will "laugh off" comments made by him.

Sport

Sport

Home Advantage Counts For Nothing In Australian Open Draw

3 min read

The Australian Open draw was announced on Thursday evening, and there are a few Aussies in for a particularly tough start.

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

The Australian Open Deserves A Serve For Introducing A Final Set Tie-Break

4 min read

The Australian Open’s decision to introduce a final set tie break is another example of popular sports hurrying along their games to remain relevant in a market that increasingly values time.