Australian Open

Aussie Young Guns Step Onto Rod Laver Arena In eSports Battle

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 […]

Craig Tiley: ‘We Are In An Unprecedented Crisis’

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 […]

Australian Open 2020 – By the Numbers

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 […]

Djokovic Secures Eighth Australian Open Title

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 […]

A New Star Is Born As Kenin Wins Australian Open Title

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 […]

Thiem Overcomes Zverev To Reach Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 31, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem fought back from a set down to eventually overcome World No. 7 Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(4) in three hours and 42 minutes and reach his third […]

Kenin, Muguruza Roll Into Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been 40 long years since an Australian woman reached the final of the Australian Open. No Australian woman has lifted the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, the trophy presented each year to the […]