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‘You’ll know very soon’: Djokovic close to Australian Open decision

‘You’ll know very soon’: Djokovic close to Australian Open decision

Novak Djokovic is still uncertain whether he will take part in the 2022 Australian Open but will soon decide, he said after Serbia’s Davis Cup defeat.

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ATP slammed for response on Peng Shuai as Tennis Australia commend WTA’s leadership

ATP slammed for response on Peng Shuai as Tennis Australia commend WTA’s leadership

The ATP has been criticised for failing to back the WTA by suspending tournaments in China, while Tennis Australia commended the WTA’s leadership and their “protection of the rights of players”.

  • by Phil Lutton and Sam Phillips
Financial loss, net gain: the WTA takes a stance
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Financial loss, net gain: the WTA takes a stance

Unusually for sports administrators, the WTA are aligning their mouth to their principles, not their money.

  • by Greg Baum
‘A terrible story’: Stosur says tennis hasn’t forgotten Peng Shuai

‘A terrible story’: Stosur says tennis hasn’t forgotten Peng Shuai

Sam Stosur is back on court preparing for what could be her last Australian Open and she has expressed concern about the wellbeing of Chinese star Peng Shuai, who remains cut off from the tennis world.

  • by Roy Ward
Djokovic’s father lashes Australian Open ‘blackmail’, says son probably won’t play

Djokovic’s father lashes Australian Open ‘blackmail’, says son probably won’t play

Novak Djokovic’s father Srdjan says the world No.1 will probably not compete in next year’s Australian Open and has described the restrictions and requirements in place due to COVID-19 as “blackmail”.

  • by Claire Siracusa
Tennis pros tipped to be at least 95 per cent vaxxed in time for Australian Open

Tennis pros tipped to be at least 95 per cent vaxxed in time for Australian Open

Australian Open boss Craig Tiley expects vaccination rates among tennis professionals to climb to at least 95 per cent by January.

  • by Scott Spits
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Sydney set for massive summer of tennis as calendar revealed

Sydney set for massive summer of tennis as calendar revealed

Sydney will host two weeks of elite tennis in January ahead of the Australian Open, with the ATP Cup a possible first stop for Novak Djokovic if he travels.

  • by Phil Lutton
Australian Open set to dodge ATP mandate to ban toilet breaks

Australian Open set to dodge ATP mandate to ban toilet breaks

The issue came to a head last year, when Andy Murray accused Stefanos Tsitsipas of using bathroom breaks as a means of cheating.

  • by Sam Phillips
Djokovic to ‘wait and see’ if he’ll go to Australian Open

Djokovic to ‘wait and see’ if he’ll go to Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has refused to disclose his vaccination status and says he’ll “wait and see” if he plays the Australian Open where everyone will need to be fully vaccinated.

  • by Andrew Dampf
Full capacity crowds for Boxing Day Test, Australian Open

Full capacity crowds for Boxing Day Test, Australian Open

Crowds will be allowed for the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open at 100 per cent capacity this summer, after Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced that restrictions would ease for fully vaccinated Victorians from 11.59pm on Thursday.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Federer confirms he will miss Australian Open, Wimbledon also unlikely

Federer confirms he will miss Australian Open, Wimbledon also unlikely

Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open in January and is unlikely to return to competition until mid-2022 as he recovers from multiple knee surgeries, the former world No.1 told Swiss media.