Despite being honored at the Australian Open for the 50th anniversary of her calendar Grand Slam, Australian female tennis legend Margaret Court has criticized Tennis Australia for "discriminating" against her.
The Australian Open delivered a spectacular week of tennis as the best players on the planet showcased their skills in the first Grand Slam tournament of 2020. Check out the best shots the tournament in their highlight reel.
Germany's Alexander Zverev snapped his record of never having reached a Grand Slam semi-final as he came back from a first-set hammering to defeat former champion Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Garbine Muguruza booked her spot in the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, than admitted her performance in the tournament had surprised her after contracting a viral illness.
Reigning Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic comfortably defeated outmatched Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals as the Serbian star set up a mouth-watering clash with old rival Roger Federer in the semis.
While the action heats up on the court at the Australian Open, tennis fans online have been waxing lyrical about one of the officials maintaining fair play during the tournament – Serbian umpire Marijana Veljovic.
It was anything but easy, but Roger Federer showed he still has plenty of fighting spirit as he battled back from the brink to defeat Tennys Sandgren and reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne.