Grand Slam

Wozniacki Extends Career For At Least One More Match At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Caroline Wozniacki showed true grit and determination – and played some solid tennis when it mattered most. During her second round match against Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska on Margaret Court Arena Wednesday afternoon, the […]

Williams And Barty Remain Untroubled At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 22, 2020 (by Sharada Rajogapalan) It was an uneventful stroll in their Australian Open second-round matches for some women’s players at Melbourne Park on Wednesday. A few others did not have it all easily-sorted but still made it […]

Sandgren Knocks Out Berrettini At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 22, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Marathon matches and multiple upsets headlined men’s action on Day 3 at the Australian Open. The biggest surprise of the day was caused by Tennys Sandgren, who rallied past No. 8 seed Matteo […]

A Big Step And A Giant Leap For Kevin Anderson At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Coming back from the depth of injury, Kevin Anderson has taken many courageous steps in returning to tennis. Early Wednesday morning, he took one giant leap into the second round at the Australian […]

Nadal Starts Australian Open Title Bid With Win

MELBOURNE, January 21, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal opened his title bid at the Australian Open with an invulnerable 6-2, 6-3, 6-0 victory against Bolivian Hugo Dellien in two hours. Nadal is looking for his first […]

Pliskova Advances To Second Round At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 21, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) The top-seeded women making their debuts in the 2020 Australian Open on Tuesday enjoyed a safe passage onto the second round. The day began with the second-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova getting the better […]

Australian Open: Introducing Serve Value

MELBOURNE, January 21, 2020 (Australian Open Press Release) Australian Open 2020 will unveil a new statistic to measure the value of the most important shot in tennis…the serve.  The new Serve Value is a measure devised by the Game Insight Group (GIG) – a joint venture […]

Mixed Feelings For Williams Sisters At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 20, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Monday at the 2020 Australian Open saw the usual fanfare that accompanies the opening day of a major, with pouring rain acting as a welcome – for a change – interruption. There were […]

Djokovic Advances To Second Round At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 20, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Novak Djokovic kicked off his title defense at the Australian Open with an embattled 7-6(5), 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 win over Jan-Lennard Struff from Germany on Monday evening. Djokovic got off to a good […]