Larissa Nicholson Novak Djokovic has won four Open titles and Andy Murray has lost three. Sunday night's final looms as a watershed match.
Tessa van der Riet While being a ballkid sometimes seems like a thankless task on telly, those in the know say it's so much more.
Pallavi Singhal The biggest plane ever used in NSW to water-bomb fires will be in action next bushfire season, the NSW Rural Fire Service has announced.
David Sygall Michael Clarke's bid to meet a Cricket Australia-imposed deadline to be fit for the World Cup received a massive boost on Saturday when he made a successful return to batting in a Sydney grade cricket match at Chatswood Oval.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals veteran Carly Wilson admitted the team fell victim to a mental let-down in Friday's upset 79-71 home loss to Adelaide Lightning which threatens to cripple their season.
Melanie Kembrey It's sink or swim time for the Sydney Kings. The purple and gold have six games left and must win all for even a slither of a chance of making the finals.
Allison Worrall Australians should boycott knighthoods and damehoods by refusing to refer to knights and dames by their title, says former Foreign Minister Bob Carr.
Peter Hartcher, James Massola The two leading contenders to replace Tony Abbott as Liberal leader are resisting the efforts of their colleagues to draft them to challenge the Prime Minister.
See the highlights from the Australian Open Men's semi finals.