World No 1 Ash Barty announces shock retirement

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty has announced her shock retirement from professional tennis at the age of 25. The Australian, who has won three Grand Slam titles and is the reigning Wimbledon and Australian Open champion, said she was retiring from the sport for a second time to “chase other dreams”.

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Nadal mounts incredible comeback to win Australian Open

Rafael Nadal secured a record 21st grand slam title with a 2-6 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-4 7-5 win over Daniil Medvedev in the final of the Australian Open. Nadal had to fight from two sets down as he moved clear of his great rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic as the most successful male player in the history of the majors.

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Novak Djokovic to be deported as legal appeal fails

Novak Djokovic has lost his judicial review against the cancellation of his Australian visa and is set to be deported from the country. The verdict from Chief Justice James Allsop came following a unanimous decision from the three judges hearing the case at the Federal Court on Sunday.

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Novak Djokovic has Australian visa cancelled

The Australian government has cancelled Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time, with immigration minister Alex Hawke saying he “carefully considered” all information before arriving at the decision. The world number one had been waiting since a judge overturned the original verdict on Monday to find out whether Hawke would use his powers to reimpose the penalty.

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Djokovic brushes aside Daniil Medvedev to win Australian Open

Novak Djokovic further cemented his status as one of the greats of the game with a demolition of fourth seed Daniil Medvedev to secure his ninth title at the Australian Open and 18th Grand Slam title. Djokovic was utterly dominant in the final and is the undisputed king at Melbourne Park.

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