Australian Open

Barty, Kenin Advance To Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE, January 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian in 36 years to reach the Australian Open semifinals and new American No. 2 Sofia Kenin moved a step closer to her goal of […]

It’s Cool To Care About Nick Krygios. Finally.

MELBOURNE, January 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s cool to care about Nick Kyrgios. Finally. The top-ranked Australian man in this year’s Australian Open survived a dramatic five-set thriller Saturday night that would have made any Hollywood director proud. The […]

Jabeur Advances To Quarterfinals At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 26, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) World No. 78 Ons Jabeur from Tunisia wrote a new chapter of Arab tennis at the Australian Open on Sunday. The 25-year-old defeated the 27th seed Qiang Wang from China 7-6(4), 6-1 in […]

Australian Open: Raonic Secures Fifth Quarterfinal

MELBOURNE, January 26, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Former World No. 3 Milos Raonic opened Sunday’s proceedings on Margaret Court Arena with a flawless straight-set win, prevailing 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 against another former No. 3, Marin Cilic, to reach the quarterfinals […]

Ons Jabeur Breaking Barriers, Both On And Off Tennis Court

MELBOURNE, January 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur is the face of women’s tennis in Tunisia, the small North African nation that is bordered by Algeria, Libya and the Mediterranean Sea. Just 25, Jabeur is currently ranked No. 78 […]

More Seeds Fall In Australian Open Women’s Draw

MELBOURNE, January 25, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) The exodus of seeds in the women’s draw that began on Friday spilled onto Saturday as well at the Australian Open. The morning session lost two more top-10 seeds – the second-seeded Czech […]

Nadal Enters Second Week Down Under After A Flawless Performance

MELBOURNE, January 25, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal continued his quest for his second Australian Open singles title with a comfortable 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win on Saturday over compatriot and No. 27 seed Pablo Carreno Busta […]