South African Craig Tiley, the man behind the Australian Open, says a "think big, act boldly" plan will turn things around for local tennis.
Swirtzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka has claimed his first Grand Slam title by beating world number Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.
China's Li Na overcame poor serving and an errant forehand in her first set against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova to win her second Grand Slam.
South African tennis star Raven Klaasen and his American partner Eric Butorac have made it through to the men's doubles finals of the Australian Open.
Roger Federer has beaten Jo Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open and will face Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in a quarterfinal.
Maria Sharapova has crashed out of the Australian Open as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka kept their title bids intact.
Third seen Maria Sharapova has made it through a major scare to stay alive in the Australian Open, battling Italy's Karin Knapp in intense heat.
As the temperature soars in Melbourne, US tennis star Serena Williams has denied feeling any pressure as the favourite to win the Australian Open.
Serena Williams has insisted winning wasn't her main priority in the Australian Open and having fun was more important.
The Swedish tennis star has joined head coach Severin Luthi ahead of Federer's first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2014, the Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic has wore down Andy Murray in a gruelling four-set final to clinch a hat-trick of Australian Open titles on Rod Laver Arena.
Novak Djokovic will be chasing a hat-trick of Australian Open titles in the final against his US Open conqueror Andy Murray.
From the French invasion in Mali to the Australian Open, we showcase some of the best photographs taken around the globe this week.
Outplayed, out-thought and out-manoeuvred, Maria Sharapova's hopes of reaching another Grand Slam final have been undone by China's Li Na.
South Korea's Lee Duck-Hee, an Australian Open contender, does not let the fact that he is deaf detract him from his goal to be a tennis champion.
Novak Djokovic continued the fight to defend his Australian Open crown with a five-hour win over Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to reach the quarterfinals.
Serena Williams overcame a feisty challenge from Ayumi Morita at the start of second set but recovered to swat aside the Japanese 6-1 6-3.
Second seed Maria Sharapova has sent Venus Williams crashing out of the Australian Open in a crushing straight sets defeat in the third round.
Serena Williams has recovered from a nasty fall and painful ankle injury to blast her way into the second round of the Australian Open.
Serena Williams has a simple plan as she enters the twilight of her career. One tournament at a time. Oh, and have some fun.