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2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part III

IN the third of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the next three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part II

IN the second of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the next three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part I

IN the first of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the first three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

Stef looks to break Novak’s 10/10 record

A GRAND Slam title and the world number one ranking spot are both on the line when Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Novak Djokovic in the 2023 Australian Open final tomorrow. The Greek world number three takes on the Serbian world number six, but their experiences in Grand Slam finals could not be more different. Tsitsipas […]

Aussie duo charge into men’s doubles final

AUSTRALIA has a knack of producing the most exciting and oddly successful one-off doubles partnerships at Melbourne Park, and the latest pairing is just one win away from keeping the men’s doubles title in Australia. After the success of Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis last year, the home nation has produced another incredible doubles partnership, […]

Tommy Time: Paul slows Shelton to make semis

FORMER Junior Grand Slam winner Tommy Paul is just two wins away from securing his maiden senior Grand slam title after ending the run of young compatriot Ben Shelton. The world number 35 needed four sets – and was shaky throughout the third and early stages of the fourth – before putting away the recent […]

In-form Tsitsipas staunch in defence

GREEK star Stefanos Tsitsipas is surging towards a second Grand Slam final, with the second favourite for the Australian Open men’s singles title en route to face the man that defeated him in a heartbreaking Roland Garros decider. Back in 2021, Tsitsipas lead then world number one Novak Djokovic 7-6 6-2 in the first French […]

Shel-shocked: American young gun wins epic

AMERICAN young gun Ben Shelton continues to defy the odds in his maiden Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals of the event after securing an incredible five-set win against close friend J.J. Wolf. In a match that lasted three hours and 47 minutes, and feature three tiebreakers across five sets, Shelton booked his place in the […]

Khachanov cruises into maiden Aus Open quarterfinal

AFTER reaching at least the last eight in the other three majors, Russian Karen Khachanov has broken his drought at the Australian Open, securing a spot in the quarterfinals following an emphatic win over Yoshihito Nishioka. The 18th seed was playing in his first ever fourth round match at Melbourne Park yesterday, having frustratingly reached […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 5

AFTER a day of upsets and epics on Thursday, and though a bit more normality returned to Melbourne Park in the day session, there were still plenty of surprises at night. THE GOOD: Unpredictable wins. China’s Lin Zhu stunned sixth seed Maria Sakkari in three sets, while Sebastian Korda took down 2022 finalist, Daniil Medvedev […]

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