The talking is over and Melbourne Park is ready for 14 days of sizzling tennis action. Everything is set fair. Now bring it on.
Novak Djokovic enjoyed an almost perfect year in 2014. Clearly the world's top player, he also married and became a father for the first time. The only blot was an uncharacteristic defeat at Melbourne Park...
On Australia Day, top seed Novak Djokovic gave the locals a show, dismissing Gilles Muller in straight sets to qualify for his eighth straight Melbourne quarterfinal.
The road to the men’s singles title at Australian Open 2015 looks familiar, but as last year proved, anything can happen in the year’s first major.
AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy shows why Fernando Verdasco has almost no chance of beating Novak Djokovic if rallies regularly go beyond five shots. So, getting to net would be an invaluable tactic.
Roger Federer could scarcely be in better form as he attempts to land that elusive 18th Grand Slam. But the draw could not have been tougher.
Reigning champions Li Na and Stanislas Wawrinka were in attendance as the draw for Australian Open 2015 was released at Melbourne Park on Friday morning.
In an Australian Open where seeds have fallen and big names sent packing in week one, four-time champion Novak Djokovic has continued on his merry Melbourne Park way.
Top seed Novak Djokovic dismisses Canadian Milos Raonic with minimal fuss, reaching his fifth Australian Open semifinal with a straight-sets demolition on Wednesday night.
Novak Djokovic is a man of routines in Melbourne. One involves chocolate. The other? Collecting Australian Open titles.
Novak Djokovic has done the hard work becoming world No.1 so he was able to enjoy a stress-free victory over Andrey Kuznetsov for the loss of just five games.
Madison Keys has a power-laden game; on the bright stage of Saturday night at Australian Open 2015, the young American will need to be at her free-swinging best to oust Petra Kvitova.
Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka are firm friends off the court, but it’s a friendship that will take a temporary back seat when they clash for a place in the third round on Thursday.
Last year was the high point of Stan Wawrinka’s career, but the reigning Melbourne champion is ready to look forward.
Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport had a long rivalry at the height of their careers; at 34, can Venus stop the Melbourne run of Davenport-coached teen Madison Keys?
Twelve months after adding Boris Becker to his coaching team, Novak Djokovic – and his improved serve – stands within touching distance of a fifth Melbourne crown.
He may be a multiple Grand Slam champion and multi-millionaire, but becoming a father has given Novak Djokovic new perspective on life – and tennis.
Novak Djokovic d Milos Raonic 7-6(5) 6-4 6-2
Novak Djokovic d Gilles Muller 6-4 7-5 7-5
Novak Djokovic d Fernando Verdasco 7-6(8) 6-3 6-4
Novak Djokovic d Andrey Kuznetsov 6-0 6-1 6-4.
Novak Djokovic d Aljaz Bedene 6-3 6-2 6-4
Novak Djokovic pre-tournament interview