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'I was fat': Tomic trims down to tackle Australian Open

'I was fat': Tomic trims down to tackle Australian Open

Bernard Tomic loses nearly five kilograms in a week in preparation for the Australian Open, admitting he was "fat" at the Brisbane International.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Brisbane International: Grigor Dimitrov beats Kei Nishikori to take title

Brisbane International: Grigor Dimitrov beats Kei Nishikori to take title

Grigor Dimitrov secures his first title in over two years as he beats Kei Nishikori to win the Brisbane International.

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Dimitrov wins Brisbane International final

Dimitrov wins Brisbane International final

World number 17 Grigor Dimitrov says his Brisbane International success was the one of the biggest moments of his career.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 25 Minutes ago

Grigor Dimitrov takes out Brisbane International by claiming another top scalp

Dimitrov, the world No.17, will be a man to avoid in the Australian Open after he capped a week of strong form with victory over Kei Nishikori on Pat Rafter Arena.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 34 Minutes ago

Thanasi Kokkinakis still considering playing Australian Open after doubles victory in Brisbane

Thanasi Kokkinakis admits the temptation is there to dive straight into the Australian Open after capping his comeback by claiming the Brisbane International doubles title with Jordan Thompson.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 52 Minutes ago

Thanasi Kokkinakis, Jordan Thompson win doubles crown at Brisbane International

Thanasi Kokkinakis has capped his comeback tournament by claiming the Brisbane International doubles title with Jordan Thompson.

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Pliskova routs Cornet in Brisbane to break into top five

Pliskova routs Cornet in Brisbane to break into top five

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic will rise to number five in the world after a straight sets win over France's Alize Cornet in the final of the Brisbane International.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 58 Minutes ago

Kei Nishikori fires Australian Open shot as he moves into Brisbane International final

The Japanese star upset Stan Wawrinka to book himself at spot in the Brisbane final as he continues to shine ahead of the first Grand Slam of 2017.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 41 Minutes ago

Rafael Nadal to meet Milos Raonic in Brisbane International quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal has flexed his muscles and continues his imperious start to 2017 to set up a mouth-watering Brisbane International quarter-final with defending champion Milos Raonic.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 58 Minutes ago

World number one Angelique Kerber out of Brisbane International after upset

The top seed didn't make it out of the quarter-finals after being ambushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
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Garbine Muguruza says 'bring it on' after another tough scrap at Brisbane International

The Spanish fourth seed has spent almost eight hours on court in three matches but says it has only given her more confidence for the semi-finals and on towards the Australian Open.

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Brisbane International: Kerber survives scare from Barty

The defending Australian Open champion made a winning start to 2017 but Queenslander Ash Barty made her earn in the hard way over three sets on Pat Rafter Arena.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 26 Minutes ago

Rising Australian star Destanee Aiava crashes out to Svetlana Kuznetsova in Brisbane

Rising Australian tennis star Destanee Aiava has been bounced out of the Brisbane International by fifth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets on Wednesday.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 41 Minutes ago

Brisbane International tennis 2017: Sleep is the word for returning star Rafael Nadal

Jet-lagged yet feeling the love, Rafael Nadal believes his best hopes of enjoying a triumphant Brisbane International debut is to sleep like a baby.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago

A jetlagged Rafael Nadal yawns his way to first round Brisbane International win

The Spanish great produced an impressive display against Alexandr Dolgopolov to move through to the second round as he tests out a new route to the Australian Open.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 43 Minutes ago

Rafael Nadal powers through jetlag to win opening round at Brisbane International

The Spanish great produced an impressive display against Alexandr Dolgopolov to move through to the second round as he tests out a new route to the Australian Open.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Aussie 16yo Destanee Aiava hoping to 'stay grounded' as tennis star rises

Aussie 16yo Destanee Aiava hoping to 'stay grounded' as tennis star rises

Destanee Aiava wraps up a breakthrough three-set victory over Bethanie Mattek-Sands to move through to the Brisbane International's second round.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 7 Minutes ago

Destanee Aiava holds her nerve as teen star prepares to face grand slam winner

The powerful Melbourne 16-year-old rebounded to beat American Bethanie Mattek-Sands at the Brisbane International as her profile starts to grow ahead of a maiden Australian Open.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago

Destanee Aiava beats Bethanie Mattek-Sands to reach Brisbane International second round

Teenage qualifier Destanee Aiava has booked a spot in the Brisbane International's second round after completing a stunning upset win over American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 43 Minutes ago

Rain no drama for Brisbane International champ Milos Raonic

A wet start has not dampened defending Brisbane International tennis champion Milos Raonic's enthusiasm for what he says is the perfect lead-up tournament to the Australian Open.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
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Sam Stosur exits Brisbane International after first-round defeat to Garbine Muguruza

The Queenslander missed out in an epic three-setter against Spain's French Open champion Garbine Muguruza.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 42 Minutes ago

Rafael Nadal hopes early arrival will help him cash in at the Australian Open

It's been 10 years since the Spanish great has arrived this early to prepare for the Australian Open, with the 14-time Grand Slam champion readying himself for a tough Brisbane International.

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Tomic loses to Ferrer, blames fitness issues on height

Tomic loses to Ferrer, blames fitness issues on height

Bernard Tomic suffers a deflating start to his Australian summer, crashing out of the Brisbane International in the opening round.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours ago

Brisbane International 2016: Bernard Tomic crashes out in first round

Bernard Tomic has suffered a deflating start to his Australian summer, crashing out of the Brisbane International in the opening round.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 1 Minute ago

Angelique Kerber empathises with Ash Barty

On paper, world No.1 Angelique Kerber may not appear to have much in common with Australian wildcard Ash Barty at this week's Brisbane International.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 41 Minutes ago

Rafael Nadal has tough turnaround at Brisbane International

Early signs are good for Rafael Nadal but the former world No.1 faces a tough Australian Open fitness test at this week's Brisbane International.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 51 Minutes ago

Brisbane International: Heat is on Dominika Cibulkova

The heat is on world No.5 Dominika Cibulkova - literally.

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Destanee Aiava powers her way into Brisbane International main draw

She has the name, the swagger and the game to be one of the rising stars of Australian tennis. But there's not much that's predictable about Destanee Aiava.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago

Angelique Kerber returns ready to build on a season of triumphs and titles

The German world number one prepares to begin her campaign at the Brisbane International as she heads to Melbourne to defend her maiden grand slam title.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 19 Minutes ago

Thanasi Kokkinakis farewells year from hell with start in Brisbane International

Sadly fading into Australian tennis's forgotten man, Thanasi Kokkinakis can't wait for a seemingly cursed 2016 to end and farewell "the worst year of my life".

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
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John Millman out of Brisbane International, gifting Sam Groth direct entry

Victorian Sam Groth is set to receive a New Year's gift with fellow Olympian John Millman handing him direct entry to the Brisbane International after withdrawing on Friday.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 25 Minutes ago

Milos Raonic to defend Brisbane International title

Next year's Brisbane International will boast a star-studded field, with Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori and Dominic Thiem locked in to contest the January tournament.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 28 Minutes ago