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Serena Williams rolls to victory in Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Serena Williams underlined her status as a major force in tennis, earning her tenth Grand Slam singles title in a decade with a 6-0, 6-3 over luckless Russian Dinara Safina in the Australian Open final Saturday.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 7:30:27 PM

Federer, Nadal each have something to prove in Australian Open final
Melbourne, Jan 31 (DPA) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play for history in Sunday's men's final at the Australian Open as the Swiss attempts to cement a record-levelling 14th Grand Slam singles title.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 7:20:30 PM

Bhupathi and Knowles fail to stop Bryan twins in final
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi failed to add to his four men's Grand Slam doubles title when he and Mark Knowles fizzled out after a great start to lose the Australian Open final to American twins Bob and Mike Bryan here Saturday.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 7:05:05 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles finish runner-up in Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas lost to American Bryan brothers Bob and Mike in the doubles final of the Australian Open here Saturday.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 5:56:31 PM

Yuki wins junior Australian Open to create history
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri Saturday joined a select band of three other great Indian tennis stars by winning a junior Grand Slam tennis title, but the only one to do it at the Australian Open by outclassing German Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas 6-3, 6-1.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 2:36:04 PM

Nadal wants Federer to get 14th Grand Slam title
Melbourne Jan 31 (IANS) World number one Rafael Nadal would like Roger Federer to win the 14th Grand Slam title of his career to match Pete Sampras' record, although he hopes it will not be in Sunday's Australian Open final.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 1:20:34 PM

Delhi boy Yuki creates history, wins junior Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi boy Yuki Bhambri Saturday created history by becoming the first Indian to win the junior Australian Open title, beating Alexandros-Ferdinandos Georgoudas of Germany 6-3, 6-1 in the final here.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 11:33:30 AM

Safin's comments behind Safina's success (Australian Open diary)
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) It was her famous brother Marat Safin's public comments on her which motivated World No. 3 Dinara Safina to give her best in tennis.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:00:10 PM

Barry Richards receives commemorative cap
Perth, Jan 30 (IANS) South Africa batting legend Barry Richards received a commemorative cap here Friday to mark his induction into International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricket Hall of Fame.

Friday, January 30, 2009 9:19:52 PM

Sania-Bhupathi in mixed doubles, Yuki in boys final
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) It turned out to be India's day in the Australian Open Friday as Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza entered the mixed doubles final for the second successive year, while Yuki Bhambri breezed into the boys final.

Friday, January 30, 2009 8:40:10 PM

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