‘We didn’t quite understand’: Medvedev shared Djokovic confusion over Australian Open booing, says he does not want Covid vaccine

Follow RT on Australian Open finalist Daniil Medvedev has described the reaction to the tournament closing ceremony, when an organizer refenced politics and a Covid-19 vaccine, as “strange” – and said that he would not choose to have a jab. ATP Tour Finals winner Medvedev missed out on his first…

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‘When you’re finished’: Australian Open closing ceremony turns awkward after crowds appear to boo mentions of vaccines, government

Follow RT on Tennis Australia boss Jayne Hrdlicka was stopped in her tracks amid a turbulent atmosphere minutes after Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open final, earning loudly audible jeers as she praised vaccines and the local government. Issuing a round of thanks before Djokovic was awarded the trophy, American-Australian…

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From ‘boring’ to ‘extremely smart’: Stefanos Tsitsipas changes tune on Daniil Medvedev ahead of Australian Open clash

Follow RT on Greek ace Stefanos Tsitsipas, who sensationally knocked out Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open quarterfinal, has changed his opinion about his next rival, Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, saying he doesn’t consider his style “boring.” The players have faced each other on six occasions and were embroiled in a…

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They may never be idols like Djokovic or Nadal, but the Australian Open desperately needed the romance Russia’s trio have provided

Follow RT on Launched under a cloud of acrimony and played out in echoing, empty arenas, this year’s Australian Open has been sorely lacking in sparkle. We should be grateful to three record-setting Russians for providing some missing magic. Novak Djokovic warned that he might not make the second week…

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‘At least one of us will be in the semis’: Andrey Rublev sets up tennis blockbuster with rival Daniil Medvedev at Australian Open

Follow RT on The men’s draw at the Australian Open is set for a nail-biting clash between compatriot contenders this week, as Russia’s top two players, Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev, meet each other in the quarterfinals in Melbourne. The duo who led their country to their first ATP Cup title earlier…

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‘It’s an unbelievable feeling’: Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev dazzles as world No.114’s incredible Australian Open run goes on

Follow RT on Little-known Russian tennis ace Aslan Karatsev has stunned viewers at the Australian Open by ousting another seed with a heroic comeback win, becoming the first qualifier to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam since 1996. The 27-year-old world number 114, who is in his first main…

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Furious anti-lockdown protestors descend on Australian Open ahead of Victoria’s ‘circuit-breaker’ Covid restrictions (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Anti-lockdown protestors gathered outside the Australian Open in Melbourne Park ahead of the beginning of so-called ‘circuit-breaker restrictions’ being implemented to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Victoria premier Daniel Andrews announced plans for the five-day lockdown which is set to begin at 11.59pm local time and run…

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Russian tennis sensation Ekaterina Alexandrova stuns world No2 Simona Halep as she storms to crushing win ahead of Australian Open

Follow RT on Russian tennis ace Ekaterina Alexandrova has proved she is in excellent competitive shape ahead of the season-opening Grand Slam in Australia, losing only three games to stun world number two Simona Halep at the Gippsland Trophy. Alexandrova made a slow start as she dropped two opening games…

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