Category Archives: Australian Open

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. The line up is a mix of the vets and the next gen, the guys on the verge of a nervous […]

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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 slam semi and Rafael Nadal ended the efforts of the first Bulgarian to make a Major last eight. The tennis review […]

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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 bowing out in the last eight. And enough of losing to Azarenka who had beaten her the last 7 times, and […]

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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. Hitting 34 net winners in his beautiful display against Tsonga, Federer is thriving in Melbourne. His opponent Murray has had something […]

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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 day for Tomas. In beating Ferrer he made his first Australian Open semi-final, became a member of an elite group who […]

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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 were at full throttle as he raced through the first set, breaking at 3-2 his depth and variety of spins keeping […]

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Australian Open last sixteen review

TweetThe fourth round was a real treat for tennis fans. It was more of a treat in fact. It was a big box of them freely thrown around like it was the tennis God’s birthday.The tennis review looks at what were the most delicious and some of the less savoury points. OMG-hide-behind-the-sofa-is-this-really-happening result of the […]

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Ivanovic stuns Serena in Australian Open last sixteen

TweetAna Ivanovic has stunned Serena Williams and the tennis world by beating Serena Williams 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. In what is by far the biggest upset of this year’s Open, Ivanovic played the high risk brand of tennis which earned her the number one ranking and the Roland Garros title back in 2008. The signs an […]

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Australian Open 3rd round review

TweetThe third round of the Australian Open is done, the elite last sixteen assembled. The tennis review looks at what went down down under. Making good on your promise award of the round: Dimitrov beats Raonic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10) After last year’s French Open 3rd round showing, the fourth round of a Major […]

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Australian Open day 4 review

TweetCan it possibly be day 4 done and dusted at the Australian Open? Yes! Here are the things worth mentioning about the fourth day of the season’s first Major. Match of the day: R.Bautista Agur beats Del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 Another early loss in a Major for Del Potro- he has only […]

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