BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka defeated American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 to win the Australian Open. It is the second Australian Open title and fourth major win for the 23 year-old Osaka. "You don't go into a final wanting to... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Serena Williams’ quest to get her record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title was put on hold Thursday after she was defeated by Naomi Osaka in the semifinals of the Australian Open.The No. 3-seeded... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Rafael Nadal’s chance at setting the record for the most men's major titles will have to wait until the next Grand Slam tournament.The 34-year-old Spanish tennis player, ranked No. 2 in... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka are set to meet again on the court after both women advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.Williams, 39, defeated No. 2 seed Simona Halep... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Rafael Nadal is moving on to the Australian Open quarterfinals for the 13th time in his career.The 34-year-old Spanish tennis player, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated 16th-seeded Fabio Fognini in... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For decades, Margaret Court was the pride of Australia.In her 17 years on the professional tennis circuit, the now 78-year-old notched up a record 24 singles Grand Slam titles, making her the most... Read More.
Biggy Pop has been named a founding patron of the Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital in Australia. No, not Iggy Pop. Biggy Pop. For those of you who are unaware, Biggy Pop is the Godfather of Punk's pet cockatoo. The bird is beloved online,... Read More.
Funko Releases Limited Edition Australian Firefighter Pop!, ‘Bushfire Heroes’ Funko is stepping up to the plate to raise money for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ National Bushfire Appeal. The RSPCA works “alongside government and emergency agencies, veterinarians and local authorities... Read More.