Australian Open

Nadal Beats Ebden To Reach Australian Open Third Round

MELBOURNE, January 16, 2019 World No. 2 Rafael Nadal headlined Wednesday’s night session on Rod Laver Arena, taking on an Australian for the second straight round. The 32-year-old Spaniard remained untroubled to beat Matthew Ebden 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in one […]

Federer Battles Into Third Round Of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 16, 2019 Defending Australian Open champion Roger Federer advanced to the third round with a 7-6(5), 7-6(3), 6-3 win over British qualifier Daniel Evans in Wednesday’s day match on Rod Laver Arena. Federer continued his strong form against players […]

Greek Fans Showing Plenty Of Support For Tsitsipas And Sakkari

MELBOURNE, January, 16, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Greek fans and their flags were out in full force on Court 3 in support of No. 14 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, the reigning Next Gen ATP champion, and up-and-coming No. 41 Maria Sakkari, […]

Thiem Wins Late-Night-Thriller In Melbourne

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2019 Dominic Thiem emerged victorious from the final match played on Tuesday evening on Margaret Court Arena. The 25-year-old Austrian fought past Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the second round of the […]

World No. 1s Advance At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2019 Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic opened his Melbourne campaign on Tuesday when he took on US-American qualifier Mitchell Krueger in the night match on Rod Laver Arena. Djokovic, who won all 17 of his previous […]

Australian Open Showcasing Both Stars And The Young At Heart

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The second day of the Australian Open in Melbourne once again proved itself as a showcase for tennis stars such as Serena Williams, Madison Keys and Kei Nishikori, and it also included the young […]

Murray Falls In Australian Open First Round

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 Five-time Australian Open finalist Andy Murray met Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the fourth match on Melbourne Arena on Monday. Murray, who announced on Friday that this tournament may be his last due to a hip injury, lost […]

Federer Starts Australian Open Title Defense

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 Two-time defending champion Roger Federer opened his Australian Open campaign in Monday’s night session when he defeated unseeded Denis Istomin from Uzbekistan 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena. It was Federer’s seventh win over Istomin in […]

Happy Slam Starts With A Scorcher Of A Day Down Under

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The 107th edition of the Australian Open began on a hot and scorching summer Monday in Melbourne – sunny and 28º Celsius at the start of play with a high expected to reach 34º […]