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Player Focus: Emerson Jones (Australia)

AUSTRALIAN young gun Emerson Jones captured the hearts of the green and gold fans at Melbourne Park as the 15-year-old made it to the junior Grand Slam final. Though she ultimately fell short of ultimate glory to the incredible Renata Jamrichova, her performance through the tournament was outstanding. In this piece, we take a look […]

Leach aims to disrupt Aussie assault in Brisbane

HIS mother found not shortage of success and winning overseas, so American Jagger Leach is hoping to follow in her footsteps when he takes the court in the J100 at Brisbane this week. The top seed is ranked 55th, and while he has a long way to reach the heights his three-time Grand Slam-winning mother […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Joint snaps Brit qualifier’s run

AFTER a gruelling three-hour opening round win over a seeded opponent, Australian young gun Maya Joint had an easier task in her 58-minute rout of British qualifier, Isabelle Lacy. In a strong performance from the 17-year-old, Joint won 6-2 6-1 to move into the Round of 16 and set up a huge third round match […]

Berkieta blasts Brazilian in second round win

POLISH teenager Tomasz Berkieta blasted his way into the record books with a hard-fought three-set win over Brazilian Enzo Kohlmann De Frietas to reach the third round of the Australian Open Junior Boys’ Singles. The third seeded serving machine – who reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park 12 months ago – recorded a whopping 233 […]

Jones jostles past Egorova in opening round

AUSTRALIAN teenager Emerson Jones fought off a ridiculous display of power from her Russian opponent, qualifier Daria Egorova to advance through to the second round of the Australian Open Junior Girls’ Singles event yesterday. Jones is coming off a victory at Traralgon, a J300 event where she only dropped one set for the entire tournament. […]

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