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Sinner finds way to heaven in Aus Open comeback

IT looked bleak for the best part of two and a half sets, but Italian fourth seed Jannik Sinner never gave in, and forced his way back from a two sets to love deficit to knock off third seed Daniil Medvedev and win his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open last night. In […]

Straight sets Sabalenka does it again to claim crown

BELARUSIAN world number two Aryna Sabalenka successfully defended her Australian Open singles title last night, going back-to-back after a comprehensive 6-3 6-2 victory over 12th seed, Qinwen Zheng. In a performance that capped off her overall two weeks at Melbourne Park, Sabalenka did not look like dropping a set, instead securing her second crown in […]

Jamrichova completes dream Aus Open with title

SLOVAKIAN young gun Renata Jamrichova lived up to her top seed billing by taking home the 2024 Australian Open Junior Girls Singles crown. The 16-year-old proved too strong and consistent for local hope and sixth seed Emerson Jones, running out a 6-4 6-1 victory on Rod Laver Arena today. After a tight opening set that […]

Sinner stuns deflated Djoker in Aus Open upset

DESPITE the respective formlines during the Australian Open suggesting an upset could be on the cards, few could believe what had taken place after just 73 minutes on court yesterday afternoon. The greatest Australian Open champion of all time – Novak Djokovic – gunning for his 11th title won just three games in two sets […]

Junior Jones aims to emulate Barty Party

MELBOURNE Park might well reach fever pitch today when Australian Emerson Jones takes to Rod Laver Arena for the Junior Girls Singles final. The 15-year-old is the first Aussie girl to reach a Junior Grand Slam final since former world number one Ash Barty and the comparisons do not end there. The Queensland teenager took […]

Sabalenka and Zheng progress to historic decider

ARYNA Sabalenka and Qinwen Zheng are the Women’s Singles Finalists at the 2024 Australian Open 2024, after they won their respective semi-finals yesterday. Sabalenka was the first to progress through after she defeated Coco Gauff in straight sets. After winning the first set in a tie breaker, Sabalenka had things a little easier in the […]

Money for Jam(richova) in Aus Open blitz

SLOVAKIAN top seed Renata Jamrichova continued her blitz of the Australian Open Junior Girls singles draw with another rout, this time a 51-minute win in the quarter finals. Jamrichova made light work of French wildcard Ksenia Efremova, running out a 6-2 6-1 winner in impressive fashion. The 16-year-old has far been the most impressive of […]

Daniil digs deep to outlast Hurkacz

IT was a battle of epic proportions, but third seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev earned his place in the Australian Open semi-final with a five-set victory over Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz in three hours and 59 minutes. In a see-sawing match that was entertaining from the get-go, both players showed off their contrasting traits to get the […]

Two history makers make first Aus Open semis

DAYANA Yastremska has made her first ever Australian Open singles semi final, after she defeated Linda Noskova in yesterday quarter final. In about 80 mins, Yastremska proved too strong for Noskova, ending the impressive run of the Czech in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to become the first qualifier since Christine Dorey in 1978 to make […]

Junior Joneses: Hayden and Emerson fly Aussie flag

PROMISING brother and sister duo Hayden and Emerson Jones are the last two Australians remaining in the 2024 Australian Open Junior Singles competitions. The pair won their respective third round matches and now find themselves in quarter finals and just three wins away from making history. Hayden, the 16th seed fought past the big serving […]

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