Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Australian Open

Australian Open

AUSSIE OPEN -DJOKOVIC VICTORIOUS IN EPIC FINAL AGAINST THIEM

Novak Djokovic claimed his eighth Australian Open championship on Sunday evening, beating Austrian Dominic Thiem, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, in a thrilling final to keep fans guessing until the end. The Serbian master fought from two sets down to...

TENNIS – SOFIA KENIN BEA GARBINE MUGURUZA FOR FIRST GRAND SLAM TITLE

Sofia Kenin was elated and emotional after fulfilling a childhood dream by winning the Australian Open in her grand slam final debut on Saturday. Kenin became the youngest American major champion since Serena Williams at the 2002 US Open after...

AUSTRALIA OPEN – THIEM DUMPS NADAL OUT OF AUSSIE OPEN

Australia open has never been a good hunting ground for NADAL and out of his 19 grandslams only one is from down under and the Spaniard was motivated to change the narrative and add another Aussie open trophy to...

FEDERER TO FACE DJOKOVIC FOR AUSSIE FINAL TICKET

Roger Federer scraped through to an Australian Open semifinal matchup with Novak Djokovic, while Sofia Kenin and Australia's Ashleigh Barty also booked their places in the final four on day 9 of competition. Federer survived seven match points against unseeded...

TENNIS – IVANISEVIC, MARTINEZ TO BE INDUCTED INTO TENNIS HALL OF FAME

Croatia’s Goran Ivanišević and Spain’s  Conchita Martínez, each a Wimbledon champion and former world No. 2, among their many career accolades, have been elected to receive tennis’ ultimate honor in 2020 – induction into the International Tennis Hall of...

AUSSIE OPEN – COCOMANIA ENDS IN MELBOURNE

Crowd favourite Coco Gauff’s giant-killing run at the Australian Open came to an end on Sunday as the American teen bowed out in the fourth round after a 6-7(5) 6-3 6-0 defeat to compatriot Sofia Kenin. ‘Cocomania’ has gripped Melbourne...

TENNIS – SERENA WILLIAMS STILL IN PURSUIT OF THE 24TH GRANDSLAM TITLE

In the early stages of pregnancy, Williams grabbed her seventh title at Melbourne Park in 2017 but has fallen agonisingly short of another major triumph since returning to the tour in 2018 as a mother. She has reached four Grand...

TENNIS – FEDERER SETS NEW 100 MARK RECORD IN AUSTRALIA

Roger Federer has never struggled for ways to win matches at the Australian Open but in beating John Millman to chalk up his 100th on the Melbourne hardcourts the 38-year-old Swiss found himself in uncharted territory on Friday. For the...

AUSTRALIA OPEN – SERENA WILLIAMS LOST 27TH SEEDED WANG

Serena Williams tumbled out of the Australian Open in the third round on Friday, eliminated by an opponent who had previously been one of her least daunting. The eighth-seeded Williams, a seven-time Australian Open champion, lost to 27th-seeded Wang Qiang...

Tennis star promises $200 for every ace: Australia bushfires

The massive devastation caused by the bushfires in Australia has mellowed the build-up to the Pink Test between Australia and New Zealand and the sports fraternity is attempting to raise money to assist those affected by the tragedy. Cricket Australia...

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