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Australian Open 2nd rd Preview Borna Coric (11) Vs Marton Fucsovics

Australian Open Coric Fucsovics

TweetBorna Coric and Marton Fucsovics both play some of their best tennis on medium fast hard courts. What makes this Australian Open second round match so intriguing is that they do so from two very different approaches. Coric is the modern baseliner with great movement and a keen sense of when to attack and when […]

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Australian Open 2nd rd Preview Kevin Anderson Vs Frances Tiafoe

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TweetKevin Anderson is a quiet favorite for this year’s Men’s singles Australian Open title. Few are explicitly championing him as the favorite, but even fewer would be shocked if he won the title. Anderson crept upon the tennis big time a couple of seasons ago, going from one of the game’s biggest servers and solid […]

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Australian Open Mens 1r Preview Milos Raonic (16) Vs Nick Kyrgios

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TweetMilos Raonic was No.3 in the world when he made the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2017, had recently reached his first slam final at Wimbledon ’16, and had made the ATP WTF semis. While hard work and talent can get you a step ahead in pro tennis, there’s nothing like an injury to […]

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Australian Open 1st Rd Preview Andy Murray vs Roberto Bautista Agut

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TweetAndy Murray’s announcement that this Australian Open could be his final tournament and his first round match being against Robert Bautista Agut mean this contest will likely end up being the tournament’s most memorable first rounder if not match. Murray coming up against Bautista Agut, seeded 22, means this Murray Melbourne match will, barring a […]

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Australian Open Mens Singles Draw Breakdown and Predictions

Roger Federer Australian Open 2018

TweetTrust the inimitable Ogden Nash to say it like it is, “Athletes, I’ll drink to you, Or eat with you Or anything except compete with you…” Here we are then, at the start of the new year and new tennis season: sunshine and popcorn at the ready Down Under while the northern hemisphere braves winters. […]

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Australian Open 2019 Men’s Preview

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TweetThe Australian Open kicks off the Majors for 2019 after a short but sweet off-season. The Tennis Review previews the conditions that will play their part in producing the men’s champions as well as taking a look at the contenders to become part of tennis’ most prestigious champion’s club, the Grand Slam winner’s circle. The conditions and […]

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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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