Category: Australian Open

Li Na wins the Australian Open 0

Li Na wins the Australian Open

TweetLi Na has beaten Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (3), 6-0 to win the Australian Open. The match started off as nervously as the Major finals do. With $2.3 million in prize money alone and a...

What Rafa did, not what Roger didn’t 0

What Rafa did, not what Roger didn’t

TweetRafael Nadal has beaten Roger Federer 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne. While much of the pre-match talk was about what Federer had to do -be aggressive- to...

Australian Open women’s final preview: Li Na versus Cibulkova 0

Australian Open women’s final preview: Li Na versus Cibulkova

TweetThe 2014 Australian Open women’s final will be contested by an old hand in Li Na and a debutante in Dominika Cibulkova. The tennis review looks ahead and takes a guess at who will...

Wawrinka beats Berdych to make first Major final 0

Wawrinka beats Berdych to make first Major final

TweetStanislas Wawrinka has beaten Tomas Berdych to make his first Major final, and, from the smile on Berdych’s face at the net as the two shook hands, the Czech was as pleased to see...

Australian Open Semi-finals preview 0

Australian Open Semi-finals preview

TweetThe last four of the year’s first Major is upon us. This is it. The fight to be a player in the business of what this professional lark is all about, the Grand Slams....

Quarter-final day 2 wrap up 0

Quarter-final day 2 wrap up

TweetThe quarter-finals of the Australian Open are history. And some players made their own history during them. Radwanska made her first semi-final in Melbourne, Federer made his 11th consecutive one, Cibulkova made her second...

Radwanska turns tables on Azarenka 0

Radwanska turns tables on Azarenka

TweetAgnieszka Radwanska has beaten number two seeded defending champion Vika Azarenka 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. A five time quarter-finalist, Radwanska had obviously decided she had had enough of...

Australian Open Quarter-final previews 0

Australian Open Quarter-final previews

TweetRoger Federer versus Andy Murray Let’s kick serve with the blockbuster. This is, and fittingly so, the night match. Federer’s pairing with Edberg plus the faster courts seems to be quite the dream match....

Quarter-final day 1 review 0

Quarter-final day 1 review

TweetThe first day of the quarter finals is wrapped up and there were some lovely gifts from the tennis Gods.The tennis review unwraps the pressies. Tomas Berdych beats David Ferrer It was quite the...

Stan mans up and takes Djokovic out in five 0

Stan mans up and takes Djokovic out in five

TweetStanislas Wawrinka has sent Novak Djokovic crashing out of the Australian Open 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7. The Swiss got off to a slow start against a focused Djokovic. The Serbian’s defense and offense...