Australian Open

Sharapova ends a career that was stuff of Hollywood

The Russian shot to international fame as a giggly 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 2004, the third youngest player to conquer the All England Club’s famous grass courts

Aussie Open may herald new era

“The young guns are missing a bit of guts. A bit of balls. A bit of ‘Okay, I’m here and I want...

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Flushing sorrows: Serena targets 24

Williams is looking to put last year’s US Open final trauma behind her and equal Margaret Court’s record of Grand Slam titles

Serena survives scare at Roland Garros, wins 800th match

Williams won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant

Serena knocked out of Australian Open as Pliskova reaches semis

Karolina Pliskova survived four match points in a roller coaster third set that Williams led 5-1 before collapsing to defeat in two hours 10 minutes

Rise of Tsitsipas and Tiafoe — new era or false dawn?

And every 12 months as the first Grand Slam heralds a fresh season they come... and they go.

Tensions rise as Nadal backs under-pressure ATP boss

Rafael Nadal says he didn't believe it is healthy to chop and change the ATP leadership

Federer, Djokovic aim for seven

Murray and Nadal’s fitness may be a problem in the Oz Open — but youngsters are waiting in the wings

Serena handed tough draw in quest for record 24th Slam

The American, seeded 16, is gunning to match Margaret Court's record of singles majors and claim an eighth Australian Open crown

Djokovic and Halep top seeds at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic is aiming to make history by claiming a record seventh Australian Open crown when the tournament starts at Melbourne Park on Monday

Australian Open: History beckons as Serena Williams shoots for Slam history

Williams won her 23rd title, and seventh at Melbourne Park, while eight weeks pregnant two years ago

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The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

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Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income