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Australian Open: Seventy-two players to quarantine after another positive Covid test on Melbourne flight (2021)

Australia's Bernard Tomic is one of several players to have been seen exercising in their hotel room



Seventy-two Australian Open players are now confined to their hotel rooms after a positive coronavirus test result on a third flight bound for the tournament.

Twenty-five players - thought to mostly be qualifiers - on board the flight from Doha to Melbourne must isolate in their room for 14 days.

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Australian Open: Roger Federer to miss the 2021 tournament (2020)

Federer has won three Grand Slam titles since his return from a similar knee injury in 2016



Six-time champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from knee surgery.

The 39-year-old Swiss, a 20-time Grand Slam winner, has not played since January because of two operations.

Read more: Australian Open: Roger Federer to miss the 2021 tournament (2020)

Australian Open start in doubt because of Covid-19 quarantine measures (2020)

Novak Djokovic won his eighth Australian Open title in January, while Sofia Kenin won her first major in the women's draw



There is considerable doubt as to whether January's Australian Open can be staged in Melbourne as planned.

The Tennis Channel reports that Victoria's government will not allow players to arrive in mid-December.

Read more: Australian Open start in doubt because of Covid-19 quarantine measures (2020)

Boris Becker accused of not handing over tennis trophies to pay debts (2020)

Mr Becker appeared at Southwark Crown Court where he denied all 28 charges against him



Ex-tennis champion Boris Becker has appeared in court accused of failing to hand over trophies from his playing days so they could be sold to pay debts.

The three-time Wimbledon winner was declared bankrupt in 2017 over money owed to a bank.

Read more: Boris Becker accused of not handing over tennis trophies to pay debts (2020)

Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open with victory over Diego Schwartzman (2020)

Novak Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman to win his fifth Italian Open title

 

World number one Novak Djokovic won a record 36th Masters title by beating Diego Schwartzman in the Italian Open.

The Serb, playing in his first tournament since being disqualified from this month's US Open, won 7-5 6-3 in the final to ensure he goes into next week's French Open on a high.

Read more: Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open with victory over Diego Schwartzman (2020)


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