Australian Open

Roger Federer: “I would hope that I’ve always improved.”

The Swiss gives his sensations ahead of the first Grand Slam of the season

Australian Open quotes – Murray and Federer special

They have provided a lot of the best quotes of the Australian Open so far, and for the big return of this column after a few days' interruption, we decided to offer you their gems from 16 to 20...

Australian Open quotes of the day (15 January)

Age, crowd, friendly banter between legends, the menu of the day offers a very palatable selection of quotes. Age? It's all relative! Q. Your opponent today, just 16, young girl. NA LI: 16 or 17? 16? Okay. My half age, yeah (Laughter.)...

Australian Open quotes of the day (14 January)

Today's quotes is an all-man special, as they were those who provided the best ones. For Federer, a match is like school "Being coached from the sidelines, that's not how I grew up. "I feel like it's like in school, you know,...

Australian Open quotes of the day (13 January)

Half of the first round is now a thing of the past, and here are our selection of the best quotes from Day 1 at the Australian Open. Novak Djokovic stating the obvious Q. After the second set you changed the...

Djokovic: “I’m really glad to have Boris on board.”

Novak Djokovic met the press on Saturday ahead of his quest to win the Australian Open for the fourth consecutive year. Of course, the Serbian was then questioned at great length about his relationship with his new coach, Boris...

Australian Open quotes of the day (12 January)

Here is today's selection of the best press conference quotes, all courtesy of the Aussies, who really provided all the gems. Again, if you think there is one that we overlooked, let us know in the comments box! Rafter and...

Pat Rafter comes back… for one event

Jonas Björkman did it in Stockholm, when he came out of retirement to play doubles with countryman Robert Lindstedt. Today, we received another of those surprises with former number one and captain of the Australian Davis Cup team, Patrick...

Australian Open quotes of the day (11 January)

Players often provide jewel quotes during press conferences, for our general enjoyment. As we have access to the transcripts during the Grand Slams, we thought of offering the best ones to you throughout the next fortnight. It is, of course,...

Murray: ” It’s great to have all those former players around.”

Last year's Australian Open runner-up, Andy Murray, arrived in Melbourne shortly following his doubles quarter-final defeat in Doha. On Saturday, after over a week of practice at Melbourne Park and an exhibition match in Kooyong against Lleyton Hewitt (won...