With the 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 demolition of Rafael Nadal in Sunday night’s Australian Open final the question has surfaced can Novak Djokovic catch and ultimately surpass Roger Federer in Grand Slam tournament wins. Continue reading Can Djokovic pass Federer’s Grand Slam total?
Kvitova vs Osaka
The 21 year old from Japan Naomi Osaka has continued on her Grand Slam form after winning last season’s US Open, the huge groundstrokes and serves she bludgeoned in New York have resurfaced in Melbourne and she’s one win away from back to back Slams. Continue reading Australian Open Womens Final Preview 2019
Your liver has been marinating in booze over Christmas and the Ash Barty hype has started to ramp up, which means the Australian Open is just days away and the draw was released only hours ago, so lets deep dive into the first Slam of the year. Continue reading Australian Open Preview 2019
5. The Handmaid’s Tale
This is the first season which has departed from the books, but it hasn’t made it any less grim or compelling, the handmaids of Gilead in this dystopian drama are still fighting back alongside the rebellion and Offred is dealing with the emotional trauma of giving up her baby to Serena. Continue reading The Top 5 TV Shows of 2018
5. First Reformed
Not seen in many theatres this portrait of the Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke) is as powerful as it gets, about an ill emotionally and mentally tortured man who presides over an historic church in upstate New York. Continue reading The Top 5 Movies of 2018
Djokovic vs Zverev
The 21 year old German ‘next big thing’ vs 5 time ATP Finals Champion Djokovic, it’s the present vs the future. It’s not an entirely unexpected final but not the Federer vs Djokovic blockbuster the casual tennis fan may have wanted. They’ve played 3 times with the Serbian leading the head to head 2-1, including a round robin demolition this tournament 6-4, 6-1. Can the German make this a match? Continue reading ATP Finals Preview 2018
Serena vs Osaka
This has been Naomi Osaka’s Grand Slam arrival party, the 20 year old Japanese player has lost only one set all tournament, against an in form Aryna Sabalenka in the 4thround, she has a big game and has learnt how to use it.
This years final Grand Slam is just days away, and as if Davis Cup dramas, on-court serve clocks, the re-awakening of Djokovic and Ivan Lendl jumping back into the coaching ranks aren’t enough storylines I’m sure the next two weeks in New York will keep us entertained. Continue reading US Open Preview 2018
Believe it or not Mission Impossible is a franchise that’s been running for 22 years, it’s a cash cow like you wouldn’t believe, over $3 Billion to date, and counting, “Fallout” is mission number 6 and its an absolute cracker. Continue reading Mission Impossible : Fallout
I’m not even sure where these images come from; you know the ones where a section of ocean, yes ocean is absolutely covered in garbage, crap that is mostly plastic bags. It’s hard to watch, something so majestic as beautiful blue water completely engulfed in trash. In fact Greenpeace estimates 50 million plastic bags end up just in Australia’s waterways each year, it’s downright sad. Continue reading The Plastic Bag Wars