MELBOURNE, August 2, 2020 (Australian Open Press Release) Australian Open 2020 delivered record economic benefits to Victoria according to a new Neilson Sports report, as well as attracting the biggest global broadcast audience in the history of the tournament. Melbourne’s Grand […]
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to a report in Melbourne daily The Age, Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has decided on how he plans to run next year’s Australian Open: by reducing the number of spectators and […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The banner headline earlier this week in Melbourne’s The Age newspaper said it all: “Heaven and earth will be moved to keep Oz Open in Melbourne.” It drew upon a quote from Tennis Australia chief […]
Australian Open Press Release, April 25, 2020 Alex de Minaur and Alexei Popyrin have faced off against each other in an exclusive eSports match of the AO Tennis 2 game as part of an exclusive preview of the new AO Tennis Series eSports competition, set to commence next […]
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In retrospect, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley’s 14-word, 80-character tweet posted on his Twitter page Thursday was one he probably wished hadn’t been necessary. Yet, it succinctly summed up his own feelings and those […]
WASHINGTON, February 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On a perfect night for tennis in Melbourne, with clear skies and an open roof in Rod Laver Arena, Novak Djokovic won his seventeenth Grand Slam singles title with a five-set victory over […]
MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (Press Release) Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Sofia Kenin from the United States have been crowned the Australian Open singles champions for 2020, attendance records have been broken again, and more than $6 million has been […]
MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Thirty-five year-old Rajeev Ram from the United States is no stranger to playing in major doubles events. Sunday at the Australian Open, the American from California appeared in his 58th Grand Slam – […]
MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Novak Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in four hours to claim the 2020 Australian Open title and […]
MELBOURNE, February 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A new star was born in women’s pro tennis at the Australian Open Saturday night. Remember her name. It’s Sofia Kenin. Kenin, a 21-year-old Moscow-born American who emigrated to the United States soon […]
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