Category Archives: Australian Open

There Are Legends, There Are Other Legends, And Then There Is Roger Federer

Roger Federer Australian Open 2018

TweetRoger Federer (2) defeated Marin Cilic (6)  6-2, 6-7 (5),  6-3, 3-6, 6-1.  Roger Federer’s five set win over Marin Cilic in the 2018 Australian Open men’s singles final on the Rod Laver Arena played under the admiring eyes of the legend himself was the Swiss’ record tying 6th AO title, his record 20th slam, […]

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Fairy Tales DO Come True When You Are Roger Federer

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TweetRoger Federer’s run to the Australian Open 2017 trophy was such a fairy tale finish to the 17th seed’s quest for slam No.18 Hans Christian Anderson would have torn up the manuscript and said “Get real”. Once you told Anderson, however, that Roger Federer composed the tale, he would have put the papers back together […]

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Australian Open Preview The Big Title Threats Federer Nadal Nishikori Raonic Cilic

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TweetBehind the big three favorites, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka playing for the Australian Open trophy, five dangerous threats will be gunning for them- Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic. The Tennis Review looks at why they are threats, what stands in their way and how the draw […]

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Australian Open Preview The Favorites Novak Djokovic Andy Murray Stan Wawrinka

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TweetThe Australian Open 2017  gets underway next week and the trophy is most likely to be raised by one of three big favorites – Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Stan Wawrinka. The Tennis Review looks at the chances of the two-time defending champion, the 2014 winner, and the event’s five time runner up.  Novak Djokovic, Champion […]

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Australian Open Semi-final Preview: Berdych Takes on Murray

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TweetTomas Berdych goes into his 5th Grand Slam semi-final tomorrow, his 2nd in Melbourne, playing the best tennis of his career. He will come up against Andy Murray who beat him the last time they played in a slam, also at the last four stage,  at the U.S Open 2012. Murray is playing his best […]

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Australian Open Preview: Djokovic, Nishikori and Federer the Favorites

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TweetThe Australian Open starts tomorrow and the tennis world is eagerly predicting who will win the trophy in two Sundays time. The tennis review looks at the three favorite’s chances down under. Novak Djokovic:  Champion 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013. Looking past the world No. 1 as the eventual winner is difficult. He ended last season […]

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ATP World Tour Finals Day 6 Preview

TweetAfternoon match: Novak Djokovic Vs Tomas Berdych. If Novak Djokovic wins this match, he is the 2014 ATP year end No. 1 player. Considering his form at the event- he has dropped only five games in two matches- and his recent 6-0, 6-2 win over Berdych in the Beijing final on a similarly slow hard […]

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Ten most tennistastic things about the Australian Open 2014

TweetThe year’s first Grand Slam was one of the best in a long time. The tennis review had no problems finding ten things that made it so tennistastic. 1. New courts, new champs The faster courts were rewarded with the most attacking and exciting champions and Li Na and Stan Wawrinka were the most popular […]

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Stanislas Wawrinka, Australian Open Champion 2014.

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TweetStanislas Wawrinka is the 2014 Australian Open Champion. The Swiss defeated 2009 Champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Few gave the Swiss, who went into the final 0-12 against the world number One, a chance. However the Swiss started the match with the spirit and aggression that earned him victories over Djokovic and Berdych […]

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Australian Open Men’s final preview

TweetStanislas Wawrinka comes up against the greatest possible challenge in his first Major final: Rafael Nadal. Does he have what it takes to tear up the odds and take his first Major trophy in Melbourne? The tennis review does its best to predict what will happen come tonight’s final. History: Nadal is a former champion, […]

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