Australian Open 2018 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Australian Open 2018


Emotional Wozniacki wins first Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Jan 27, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Wozniacki overtakes Halep as world number one

FIRST GRAND SLAM TITLE. Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates with the championship trophy during the awards ceremony after her victory against Romania's Simona Halep in the women's singles final. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Hollywood's Will Smith hooked after Kyrgios classic

Jan 20, 2018 - 1:06 PM

The 'Men In Black' star turns out to be Kyrgios' favorite actor

EDGE OF HIS SEAT. Will Smith shows the public how much he enjoyed Nick Kyrgios' match through Instagram.

Sixth seed Pliskova battles into last 16 in straight sets

Jan 20, 2018 - 1:01 PM

Pliskova continues her campaign for a first Grand Slam title

ROUND OF 16. Karolina Pliskova makes it to the round of 16 in straight sets against Lucie Safarova. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Kerber red-hot with confidence in Melbourne

Jan 16, 2018 - 12:27 PM

Winning the Sydney International restores the confidence of Angelique Kerber

GOODBYE 2017. Angelique Kerber looks to start anew with her hopes high for another Grand Slam title. Photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Ruthless Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open

Jan 15, 2018 - 7:44 PM

Nadal tears through Victor Estrella Burgos in 94 minutes and will next play Leonardo Mayer

TOP SEED. Rafael Nadal ruthlessly brushed aside Victor Estrella Burgos to power into the second round. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

New Australian Open rules to prevent first-round retirement farces

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Players could forfeit their prize money if they retire from first-round singles matches at the Australian Open

NEW RULES. Roger Federer had previously said that "a player should not go on court if he knows he should not finish." Photo by William West/AFP