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Naomi Osaka fires coach, two weeks after winning Australian Open

The Japanese star has parted ways with coach Sascha Bajin.

Watch: Tennis pro left mortified after ballgirl deals with bug in 'brutal' fashion

Sabine Lisicki was trying to brush aside the critter during her Thailand Open match before it met its demise.

Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his first round match against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Andy Murray undergoes surgery on his hip, has metal implant inserted

British champion's future is uncertain but he hopes it's the end of his pain.

Naomi Osaka conquers Petra Kvitova to claim second straight Grand Slam title

Osaka added the Australian Open to her trophy cabinet with a three set win.

Djokovic sets up titanic Aussie Open final with Nadal after storming through semi

Djokovic clinically ended Lucas Pouille's run with a 6-0 6-2 6-2 win to set up a clash with the Spaniard.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates match point in her Women's Semi Final match against Danielle Collins of the United States during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)

Czech star Petra Kvitova raring to go ahead of Australian Open final against Naomi Osaka

Already the two-time Wimbledon champion has progressed further than she dared dream was possible.

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Wintour wants Margaret Court Arena renamed due to the Aussie tennis great's outspoken condemnation of same-sex marriage.

Anna Wintour joins push to re-name Margaret Court Arena due to Aussie tennis great's stance on same-sex marriage

The Vogue editor says Court's censure of same sex marriage is "inconsistent with the sport".

Serbia's Novak Djokovic makes a backhand return to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Djokovic into Australian Open semis after Nishikori forced to retire hurt in second set

The world No.1 will now face Lucas Pouille for the chance to return to the final for the first time since 2016.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23:  Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates winning a point in her quarter final match against Serena Williams of the United States during day 10 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Serena Williams crashes out of Australian Open, Karolina Pliskova rallies to victory

Pliskova has saved four match points to send Williams crashing out of the Aussie Open in controversial fashion.

Tomic, Kyrgios axed from Australian Davis Cup team after bitter feud with Hewitt

Tomic said last week Hewitt favours certain players and called for him to quit because he was unpopular.

Australia's Ashleigh Barty waits to serve to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Local favourite Ashleigh Barty celebrates Australian Open quarter-finals exit with a beer

The 22-year-old Queenslander refused to mope after being outclassed by Petra Kvitova 6-1 6-4.

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a forehand return to Australia's Matthew Ebden during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Rafael Nadal marches into Aussie Open semi-final where he'll meet giant slayer Stefanos Tsitsipas

The 17-time Grand Slam champion beat American Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-4 6-2.

Stefanos Tsitsipas 'living the dream' at Australian Open

The Greek youngster is through to his first ever Grand Slam semi-final.

Kiwi Michael Venus eliminated in quarter-finals of Australian Open doubles

Venus and Raven Klaasen fell in straight sets to the pair of Leonardo Mayer and Joao Sousa.

Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta throws his bag in frustration after losing his fourth round match to Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Spanish player has on court meltdown, throws bag after losing at Australian Open

Pablo Carreno Busta made sure the umpire knew what he thought of him after his five-hour, five-set loss to Kei Nishikori in the round of 16.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic gets back to his feet after fall during his fourth round match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

'Sore' Novak Djokovic reaches Aussie Open quarter-finals after gruelling four-set win

Djokovic joked after his match he'd never felt better but later admitted the 6-4 6-7 6-2 6-3 win took its toll.

Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open in three-set thriller

Williams outlasted the top seed 6-1 4-6 6-4 to move on to the quarter-finals.

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

'It's an incredible generation' - Appreciate Federer, Nadal while you can, warns Andre Agassi

The former great is speculating that the legendary duo have more yesterdays than tomorrows left in the game.

Roger Federer crashes out of Australian Open at hands of Greek prodigy

Stefanos Tsitsipas continues magical run with thrilling four set win.

Simona Halep of  Romania celebrates during day 4 of the Australian Open on January 17 2019, at Melbourne Park in Melbourne.

Halep sends Venus Williams packing in Australian Open

World No.1 Simona Halep has set up a fourth-round blockbuster at the Australian Open against Serena Williams.

Novak Djokovic celebrates against Denis Shapovalov

Novak Djokovic downs teen sensation to march into Australian Open fourth round

The top seed overcame youngster Denis Shapovalov in four sets.

Naomi Osaka celebrates against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei at the Australian Open

Naomi Osaka recovers from poor start to march into Australian Open last 16

The US Open champion survived a scare to record a win over Hsieh Su-Wei.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06:  Bernard Tomic of Australia plays a forehand in his match against Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during day four of the 2016 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 6, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Tomic labels Hewitt a liar over blackmail claims as Aussie tennis feud escalates - 'I've never threatened his family!'

"Nice, Lleyton. To think how low of a person you actually are and it's why the Australian public never liked you."

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