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    Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles final at the Australian Open.
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    Rafael Nadal Wins the Australian Open, His 21st Grand Slam Title

    Novak Djokovic overshadowed the first Grand Slam of the year before it began, but Nadal pulled off an epic comeback over Daniil Medvedev that broke his tie with Djokovic and Roger Federer in men’s singles major career victories.

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      Ashleigh Barty with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup.
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      On Tennis

      Ashleigh Barty Wins Australian Open Women’s Singles Title

      The top-ranked Barty defeated an American, Danielle Collins, to become the first Australian to win the Grand Slam singles title there since 1978. “I’m so proud to be an Aussie,” she said.

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      All Eyes on Kyrgios

      Using a mix of skill and showmanship, the Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has turned his matches into raucous celebrations.

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