Australian Open 2020 analysis, scores, schedule, bracket

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Patrick McEnroe: Djokovic win sets up 'historic year' in tennis (1:08)

Patrick and John McEnroe discuss what Novak Djokovic's 17th major title means for men's tennis. (1:08)

The 2020 Australian Open has concluded in Melbourne, and we've got you covered with everything you need to know about Novak Djokovic's victory over and Dominic Thiem for his record eighth Australian Open title, and Sofia Kenin's win over Garbine Muguruza in the women's final for her first Grand Slam crown.

Australian Open schedule and coverage


Australian Open men's final: Djokovic vs. Thiem

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Djokovic's speech after winning eighth title on favorite court

Novak Djokovic gives his speech after beating Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final.

  • Simon Cambers: With a willpower as strong as anyone to ever play tennis, the king of Melbourne Park escaped an upset bid from Dominic Thiem to win his 17th Grand Slam title. Read

  • Peter Bodo: Novak Djokovic's Australian Open win -- his 17th major crown -- signifies the beginning of a pivotal year in the struggle with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the greatest of all time. Read

  • Jake Michaels: The lows of a second-set struggle and the highs of a fourth-set rally against Dominic Thiem were the path to Novak Djokovic's eighth title in Melbourne. Read

  • Brad Gilbert: Novak Djokovic is chasing his eighth Australian Open crown, while Dominic Thiem is hoping the third time's charm in Grand Slam finals as he chases his first major title. Read

  • Cambers: Novak Djokovic's road to the men's final has been smooth, but Dominic Thiem faced some early challenges before hitting some excellent form in Week 2 in Melbourne. Read

  • Cambers: Dominic Thiem will have to take down seven-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic in order to win his first Grand Slam title. Read

  • Cambers: Down but not out, a hobbled Roger Federer couldn't conjure up another rally, losing to Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the Australian Open semifinals. Read

Australian Open women's final: Kenin vs. Muguruza

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Kenin's emotional speech after first Grand Slam win

After lifting the trophy, Sofia Kenin describes the Australian Open as the best two weeks of her life.

  • D'Arcy Maine: American Sofia Kenin, 21, became the latest in a crop of developing young stars to win a Grand Slam with her Australian Open victory over Garbine Muguruza. Read

  • Jake Michaels: Down 0-40 in the fifth game of the deciding set, 21-year-old American Sofia Kenin hit five winners to escape Garbine Muguruza. Read

  • Chris Evert: It's not the women's singles final many were expecting at the Australian Open, but Garbine Muguruza and Sofia Kenin will put on a powerful show. Read

  • Maine: The road to the women's final was filled with drama, intrigue and surprises for 21-year-old American Sofia Kenin and 26-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza. Read

  • Quiz: Are you unsure about your pick for the Australian Open women's final? Don't know whether you want Sofia Kenin or Garbine Muguruza to win? Let our quiz help you pick a favorite. Read

  • Maine: While many predicted an Australian Open final between Simon Halep and Ashleigh Barty, former American prodigy Sofia Kenin and resurgent Garbine Muguruza had other plans. Read

  • Michaels: Everything had fallen into place for world No. 1 Ash Barty to win her home Grand Slam. So after bowing out in the semifinals, this has to be viewed as a missed opportunity. Read

  • Matt Walsh: She's the world No. 1 and was defeated in the semifinals by the 14th seed, but Ash Barty maintained her ever-positive outlook on life. Read

The best of Week 2 in the Australian Open

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'Lucky' Federer starting to believe in miracles

Roger Federer spoke after his quarterfinal victory vs. Tennys Sandgren about his comebacks and injury struggles.

  • Experts' picks: It's old school versus new school in the two Australian Open men's semifinals matches, but who will move on to Sunday's final? Read

  • Simon Cambers: No. 1 Rafael Nadal was admittedly disappointed to lose to Dominic Thiem, but he was content knowing he played well on the night. Read

  • D'Arcy Maine: Former world No. 1 Garbine Muguruza has again joined forces with coach Conchita Martinez and finds herself in the Australian Open semifinals. Read

  • Maine: Two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep needed just 53 minutes to defeat Anett Kontaveit and advance to the semifinals. Read

  • Peter Bodo: Roger Federer is the prohibitive underdog, but Novak Djokovic isn't taking anything for granted as the two longtime foes meet in the semifinals in Melbourne. Read

  • Maine: American Sofia Kenin has unassumingly made her way up the rankings and into an Australian Open semifinal matchup with No. 1 Ashleigh Barty. Read

  • Jake Michaels: Some believe pledging to donate his winner's check to bushfire relief is helping semifinalist Alexander Zverev, 22, make a run at winning his first Grand Slam title. Read

  • Bodo: Ashleigh Barty's skill set and passion for tennis, not to mention her indigenous roots, are comparable to her friend, Australian legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley. Read

  • Cambers: Roger Federer will have to shake off exhaustion if he hopes to take down a near-flawless Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semifinals, the duo's 50th career meeting. Read

  • Cambers: Roger Federer saved seven match points in the fourth set of his quarterfinal match against American Tennys Sandgren for his second great escape in Melbourne. Read

  • Cambers: Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic looks to be at the peak of his powers but has managed to fly under the radar so far in Melbourne. Read

  • Maine: Stan Wawrinka might have felt like the underdog against No. 4 Daniil Medvedev, but the 34-year-old came to win in Melbourne. Read

  • Michaels: It has been 42 years since an Australian won the Australian Open, but the stars are aligning for Ash Barty, and 2020 might just be the drought-breaking year. Read

Kyrgios-Nadal rivalry

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Nadal beats spirited Kyrgios to advance to quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal overcomes a four-set battle against Nick Kyrgios to advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.

  • Simon Cambers: Nick Kyrgios' positive vibes and passionate play over the past week earned praise from fellow players, including Rafael Nadal, who ousted the Australian in the round of 16. Read

  • Matt Walsh: Nick Kyrgios' bushfire relief pledge not only helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars but also helped him take the next step toward being one of the game's great players. Read

  • Peter Bodo: There have been just seven career meetings between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios, but the rivalry that has developed between the players continues to be a fueled set of contrasts, on and off the court. Read

  • Cambers: The raucous crowd pulled Nick Kyrgios home when his body and mind were crying out to stop in a third-round marathon against Karen Khachanov. Read

Coco-mania at the Australian Open

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Gauff: I didn't think I'd be such a favorite

Coco Gauff discusses the impact of the Australian Open crowd following her elimination from the tournament.

  • D'Arcy Maine: Despite losing to fellow American Sofia Kenin in the round of 16, Coco Gauff says she had fun in Melbourne and plans to build on her success. Read

  • Peter Bodo: Sofia Kenin took advantage of Coco Gauff's unforced errors as the 15-year-old hit a wall after an emotional week in Melbourne. Read

  • Maine: With the growing support of Australian Open fans behind her, 15-year-old American Coco Gauff is showing she is already the real deal and will only continue to get better. Read

  • The Undefeated: How long will Coco Gauff be allowed to be a teenager before the rules change for her? Read

  • Maine: Coco Gauff's victory over Naomi Osaka capped a night of surprises (Serena's exit) and goodbyes (Caroline Wozniacki's career finale). Read

  • Maine: As #McCoco kicked off their doubles run in Melbourne, Coco Gauff showed little signs of stress heading into her third-round clash with Naomi Osaka. Read

  • Maine: Coco-mania has officially reached the Australian Open, but Coco Gauff can't quite enjoy the fanfare, as she will face Naomi Osaka in the third round. Read

  • Experts' predictions: Is defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka too powerful for Coco Gauff, or can the 15-year-old pull off an upset of the ages? Our experts weigh in. Read

  • Simon Cambers: Coco Gauff made a strong statement in her opening-round victory over Venus Williams in Melbourne. The 15-year-old American fears no one. Read

What you missed in Week 1

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Wozniacki emotional after last match of her career

Caroline Wozniacki fights tears while reflecting on her career after she falls to Ons Jabeur in the third round of the Australian Open.

  • Simon Cambers: At the end of a crazy Friday at the Australian Open, Roger Federer proved yet again why he still wants to -- and can -- play great tennis at age 38 with an epic five-set comeback victory against John Millman. Read

  • D'Arcy Maine: The Australian Open favorite admitted she lost the Australian Open third-round match to China's Wang Qiang with uncharacteristically sloppy play. Read

  • Peter Bodo: What made the difference in Wang Qiang's third-round upset? Here are five keys to her stunning win over Australian Open favorite Serena Williams. Read

  • Cambers: Caroline Wozniacki, the former world No. 1, has given her all every time out -- and the 29-year-old's final match was no exception. Read

  • Bill Connelly: Rating tennis players on their performance (and where they played) provides a different spin on the ATP and WTA tours. Read

  • Matt Walsh: Roof open, roof closed. Sun, rain. New balls, old. Weather and conditions have a big say in tennis, but just how big? Some of the biggest stars share their thoughts. Read

  • Maine: American CiCi Bellis is pain free at the Australian Open after a long battle with injuries that threatened to end her young career. Read

  • Jake Michaels: Rising Australian tennis star Alexei Popyrin has issued a warning to Daniil Medvedev, claiming he's a much better player than when they last met at Wimbledon. Read

  • Cambers: Roger Federer said he almost passed out from the heat when John Millman won their US Open match in 2018. They'll meet in the Australian Open third round. Read

  • Bodo: American Tommy Paul was the French Open's junior champion in 2015. After years of injuries and growing pains, he's finding success in Melbourne. Read

  • Maine: After first-round exits -- again -- for both Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams, how much longer can they hang on? And why would they want to? Read

  • Cambers: Success has raised the bar for No. 4 seed Daniil Medvedev, and the Russian's first Grand Slam title is in his sights in Melbourne. Read

Australia's bushfire crisis

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Barty: I don't think anyone could care less if an Aussie wins

Ashleigh Barty downplays the symbolism of an Australian winning the Open in the wake of the bushfire crisis.

  • Jake Michaels: Tennis legend John McEnroe says seeing and hearing about the devastating Australian bushfires moved him to pledge AU$1000 for every set Nick Kyrgios wins at the Australian Open. Read

  • Michaels: Aussie tennis star Ash Barty would value the rebuilding of her nation in the wake of devastating bushfires over winning her home Grand Slam. Read

  • FAQ: As smoke from nearby fires affects the air quality in Melbourne, what protocols do officials have in place to protect players, fans and staff? Read

  • Howard Bryant: As the Australian Open is set to begin, there is something tone-deaf about the idea of playing tennis while a country burns. Athletes are raising money for relief efforts, but it's not enough. Read

  • Michaels: As hazardous smoke continues to blanket Melbourne, Australian Open officials are finding new ways to avoid answering how the Grand Slam will be affected. Read

  • Rally for Relief: A capacity crowd of more than 15,000 at Rod Laver Arena watched Roger Federer defeat Nick Kyrgios in a one-set finale to aid wildfire charities. Read