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Tennis Australia confirms Aussie summer swing

TENNIS Australia has confirmed the tournaments for the upcoming Australian summer swing for both the ATP and WTA Tours. In an email sent out to the players, Tennis Australia announced that tournaments will be played in Adelaide and Sydney, as well as non-stop action in Melbourne. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE ATP TOUR Adelaide International ATP Cup Melbourne […]

Djokovic claims remarkable ninth Australian Open title

WORLD number one Novak Djokovic has edged ever closer to joining Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles after taking home his ninth Australian Open Grand Slam in straight sets last night. Taking on the in-form Daniil Medvedev, Djokovic fought past a tougher first set, to dismiss the reigning ATP Finals winner […]

Osaka wins fourth Grand Slam title in convincing fashion

JAPAN’s Naomi Osaka produced a dominant performance on Saturday night to defeat American Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 and win her fourth Grand Slam title. Although the two sets were quite different, Osaka was far more consistent with her groundstrokes throughout the contest. Brady committed 31 unforced errors and four double faults for the match, far […]

Australian Open Men’s Semi-Final wrap: Medvedev books spot to face Djokovic in final

FOURTH seed Russian Daniil Medvedev will lock horns with world number one Novak Djokovic in a massive Australian Open final after earning his spot in the decider last night. The Russian won through in straight sets over fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-4 6-2 7-5 in two hours and nine minutes in an impressive performance. Medvedev’s […]

Australian Open Women’s semi-final wrap: Osaka and Brady to contend for Australian Open crown

NAOMI Osaka and Jennifer Brady will go head-to-head for the 2021 Australian Open Title on Saturday evening after downing their respective foes, Serena Williams and Karolina Muchova in the semi-finals. Whilst Osaka had a relatively straightforward time against the women’s champion in Williams, Brady required the full three sets and almost two hours to dispose of the 25th seed […]

Australian Open Men’s semi-final wrap: Djokovic ends Karatsev’s run to book ninth Aus Open final

NOVAK Djokovic will look to extend his stranglehold on the first Grand Slam of the year, having made his ninth Australian Open final after a relatively straightforward win over Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev. The 114th ranked Karatsev was the talk of the town the last two weeks, rolling past Top 30 players to reach a […]

Australian Open Quarter Finals wrap: Muchova and Brady book semi-final spots

A FIRST-time Grand Slam finalist will be crowned at the end of the semi-finals after 22nd seed Jennifer Brady and 25th seed Karolina Muchova both came back from a set down to win their respective quarter finals. It is an unlikely semi, though it is Brady’s second career Grand Slam semi-final after reaching the last […]

Australian Open Quarter Finals wrap: Tsitsipas stuns Nadal to face Medvedev in Australian Open semi-final

STEFANOS Tsitsipas has joined an incredibly rare club that features just Roger Federer and Fabio Fognini, in coming from two sets to love down to defeat Rafael Nadal in a five-set match. The fifth seed Greek sensation looked down and out when the Spaniard raced to a 6-3 6-2 lead in the pair’s semi-final, but […]

Australian Open Women’s Quarter finals wrap: Williams and Osaka to face off in semi

A REMATCH of the 2018 US Open final will take place on Saturday for the 2021 Australian Open semi-final between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams. For the rising Osaka, she will attempt to win her fourth Grand Slam, and second Australian Open – having won in 2019 – while Williams is gunning for a record-equalling […]

Australian Open Men’s Quarter finals wrap: Russian’s run continues to set up ultimate semi-final challenge

NO one would have been surprised if prior to the tournament you had said eight-time Australian Open champion, world number one Novak Djokovic would be facing off in yet another semi-final at Melbourne Park. However his opponent on the other hand, 114th ranked qualifier Aslan Karatsev is an obscure for a pick that proves sometimes […]

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