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Confident Kyle Edmund says he can win Australian Open

It was hardly a roar – Kyle Edmund does not do roaring – but it was a statement of intent: Edmund believes he can win the Australian Open.

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Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates her straight sets win over Maria Sharapova in the third round of the Australian Open. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Beaten Maria Sharapova vows to work her way back to the top

She is tough, is Maria Sharapova. She is out of the Australian Open, brushed aside by Angelique Kerber, but she is anything but beaten.

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Kyle Edmund celebrates his third round win against Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia at the Australian Open.  Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Kyle Edmund summons all his resilience to reach fourth round

Kyle Edmund celebrated one of the best victories of his career after coming from two sets to one down to defeat Nikoloz Basilashvili in searingly hot conditions at the Australian Open.

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Tennys Sandgren of the US celebrates after defeating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka. Picture: Andy Brownbill/AP

Stan Wawrinka feels the pain as comeback ends in defeat

Stan Wawrinka’s comeback tournament ended with a second-round loss to Tennys Sandgren at the Australian Open.

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Su-Wei Hsieh of Taipei celebrates winning match point in her second round match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain.  Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza out of Australian Open

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza became the biggest casualty of the Australian Open so far when she was upset by Hsieh Su-wei in the second round.

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Andy Murray will knock down the existing property in Surrey. Picture: PA

Andy Murray wins battle to build pool and gym at new home

SIR Andy Murray has won a battle to build a new multi-million pound mansion with a swimming pool and gym.

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Johanna Konta lost her second round match against Bernarda Pera. Picture: Getty

Johanna Konta takes positives from shock Australian Open loss

Johanna Konta insisted her Australian Open loss to lucky loser Bernarda Pera was not a “massive catastrophe” as she contemplated an early flight home.

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Laura Robson says she would 'lean towards' renaming Margaret Court Arena. Picture: PA

Laura Robson backs renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Laura Robson became the first current player at the Australian Open to advocate renaming Margaret Court Arena.

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Novak Djokovic in action against Donald Young in the first round of the Australian Open. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

No talk of Australian Open boycott, insists Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic insisted there has been no talk of a potential Australian Open boycott as he hit back at reports of his role in Friday’s player meeting.

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Roger Federer in good spirits during a practice session as he chases an unprecedented 20th grand slam title. Picture: Getty.

Roger Federer in fine fettle for Australian Open title defence

If you want to know how it is done, ask the best in the business.

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Andy Murray expresses Australian Open disappointment on Twitter

Andy Murray posted an emotional, albeit amusing, message on his Twitter account expressing his disappointment of missing the Australian Open.

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Roger Federer. Picture: Getty

He’s 36 but Roger Federer is still man to beat in Melbourne

They are all here, the frail and the wounded. Even Andy Murray is still in town as he recovers from his hip surgery, although he is nowhere near the tennis.

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Michael Joyce gives Johanna Konta a pep talk during her match against Agnieszka Radwanska at this weeks Sydney International. Picture: Getty

Johanna Konta mirrors Maria Sharapova, says her new coach

It seems unlikely but Johanna Konta, the 26-year-old world No 9 born in Sydney to Hungarian parents but who now appears to be the most English of English roses, has found a kindred spirit in her new coach, Michael Joyce.

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Andy Murray is currently recovering from hip surgery. Picture: John Devlin

Greg Rusedski doesn’t think Andy Murray can win another grand slam

Former UK No.1 Greg Rusedski doesn’t think Andy Murray will be able to win another grand slam title in his career.

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Johanna Konta completed her first-round match in Sydney without obvious physical problems. Picture: AP

Johanna Konta’s Sydney title defence ends in first-round defeat

Johanna Konta’s Sydney International title defence was swiftly ended as she lost to Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round.

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Andy Murray confirms he has undergone hip surgery

Andy Murray has confirmed that he has undergone surgery on his troublesome hip in Australia.

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Our great sporting champion is properly creaking as injuries put his career on hold.

Aidan Smith: Is Andy Murray really done with scowling and ice baths?

It’s unthinkable that Andy Murray would retire from tennis and not return for more thrilling matches, says Aidan Smith

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Andy Murray says he consulted with wife Kim Sears before surgery. Picture: AFP/Getty

Andy Murray vows to fight on so his daughter can see him play

Sir Andy Murray has revealed that a driving motivation in his bid to return to the tennis court is a desire to have his eldest daughter watch him play.

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Victoria Azarenka had been given a wild card entry into the tournament but will not take part. Picture: PA

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka pulls out of Australian Open

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Melbourne tournament.

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