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18 January 2018 3:10 AM Australian Open 2018: Actor Will Ferrell raves about trip Down Under

Hollywood actor Will Ferrell has revealed his trip Down Under could inspire him to make an Australian tennis movie, during a hilarious press conference at the Australian Open. In the country on a holiday with his wife and friends, the 50-year-old Anchorman star and tennis fan spoke highly of the grand slam tournament, the city of Melbourne and described 6

18 January 2018 2:43 AM Upset as Johanna Konta loses to American lucky loser Bernada Pera at Australian Open

Lucky loser Bernada Pera has upset the ninth seed Johanna Konta in straight sets to keep the American flag flying in the women's draw at the Australian Open. Konta fought hard late in the second set, saving three match points on her own serve and breaking Pera's serve as the American served for the match. However Konta, who reached the quarter-finals 6

17 January 2018 10:35 PM 'Pathetic': Internet prankster crashes Nick Kyrgios match at Australian Open

A professional pest with two million Facebook fans, Zhu regularly uploads similar videos on YouTube, including a series of videos where he touches strangers' legs on public transport. Zhu uploaded a slick video of the heckling with Channel Seven footage to Facebook on Wednesday night where it had been viewed more than one million times by Thursday morning 6

17 January 2018 10:12 PM Model Nicole Trunfio gives birth to baby girl

Australian model Nicole Trunfio has given birth to a baby girl. The Perth-born model, 31, who is married to US musician, Gary Clark Jr, gave birth early Monday morning US time, announcing on her Instagram that the girl's name is Gia, Gigi for short. "Gary and I are humbled to announce the arrival of our healthy and incredibly stunning daughter into the world 6

17 January 2018 10:01 PM Nick Kyrgios sets up mouth-watering clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Australian Open

Kyrgios also had to contend with a helicopter hovering overhead and the crowd growing restless after the umpire's microphone malfunctioned, but he advanced with a poised and clinical victory. "It's pretty easy to think why me but the guy in the crowd was crazy, I didn't really know what was going on. It was his little claim to fame, let him have it," Kyrgios 5

17 January 2018 7:44 PM Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down under

Amazon's talkative Alexa smart assistant is officially on her way to Australia as the online retail giant opens preorders for its Echo smart speakers, in preparation for an "early February" local launch. Rival to Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, Amazon's smart assistant has been localised for Australia. Along with sounding like an Aussie, Alexa will also recognise 10 1

17 January 2018 1:37 PM Australian Open 2018: Matthew Ebden overrun by Alexandr Dolgopolov in round two

After a giant-killing round one win over big American John Isner, Australian Matthew Ebden was overrun by a runner-less Alexandr Dolgopolov. Australia's second highest ranked man after Nick Kyrgios pushed the Ukranian hard in an oddly controversial match before going down in straight sets. The match was marked by controversy when Dolgopolov lost his shoe mid-point 7

17 January 2018 11:13 AM Australian Open 2018: Australia's John Millman exits in second round

John Millman's bid for consecutive third round grand slam appearances ends, after the Australian was out-gunned by 28th seed Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Millman, 28, snatched a set off the world No.30 but went down 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 1-6 in two hours and 39 minutes on show court three. It meant the Australian was unable to match his best grand 8

17 January 2018 8:51 AM WBBL: Sydney Thunder sign England World Cup winner Fran Wilson

England World Cup winner Fran Wilson has joined the Sydney Thunder for the rest of the women's Big Bash season to replace Harmanpreet Kaur, who has linked up with the Indian national team for its tour of South Africa. Jofra Archer in a BBL star, Roy belts Aussie attack, Newcastle keep pressure on Sydney FC, Liverpool end Man. City run and Shaun White 10 1

17 January 2018 6:10 AM Defeated Australian wildcard Olivia Rogowska vows to bounce back

She hit the ball out many times, making unforced errors when points were set up to be won and could not put any pressure on her opponent, who hit with the freedom of youth. Rogowska's face revealed her disappointment as she conceded that at times during the game she was overwhelmed. But it has not taken away her determination to learn from the experience 9