Halep vs Wozniacki
This is an unlikely final, not for the fact that we have the number 1 and 2 seed up against each other but that in the second round Wozniacki was down 5-1, 40-15 in the 3rd to Croation Jana Fett and escaped, Halep also saved match points in a 9-7 third set nailbiter over Angelique Kerber in the semi finals. This is the luck you need to win Grand Slams; points are won in inches, sometimes the biggest points. Continue reading Australian Open Finals Preview 2018
Santa Claus has eaten all your biscuits and you’ve already broken three New Year’s resolutions, which means its time for the season’s first Grand Slam event. Continue reading Australian Open Preview 2018
Margaret Court sure knows how to put her foot in it, not just once but multiple times. Opinions are like ‘you know what’, everyone has got one. In this age of Political discourse gone bezerk having an opinion on just about anything can be a dangerous game. On social media you’ll be vilified one way or another, and being on the ‘correct’ side of any issue is in the eye of the keyboard warrior. Continue reading Margaret Court Arena should stay as Margaret Court Arena
It’s the dream final that everyone wanted, Rafa vs Roger, a promoter’s Garden of Eden. The Australian open can thank some higher power for what’s transpired these two weeks in the men’s draw. Continue reading Federer vs Nadal Preview
The knives are out and cement shoes have been set, the public and the media are giddy with glee in crucifying Nick Kyrgios. Even the super brat himself John McEnroe showed his displeasure with the Kyrgios performance calling it a “black eye for the sport”. Continue reading Where to next for Nick Kyrgios?
Change can happen fast in tennis. Coming into last years’ Australian Open Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were the overwhelming favorites to win in Melbourne, both having dominated the previous season. Continue reading Australian Open Preview
Nick Kyrgios. If I randomly selected ten people on the street and said that name I’d get a mix of reactions, admittedly some of them not very complimentary. Kyrgios has become polarizing and I’ve heard every opinion under the sun about him, “He’s only 20, what do you expect”, “I think he is a breath of fresh air”, “He needs to be banned”, and “He goes too far”.
Continue reading It’s the Nick Kyrgios Show
Its that time of year again, when the exhibition grab for cash circus had rolled out of town and the season that matters begins. With lead-up events happening around the world the Australian Open is literally days away. We’ve just had a year when two players absolutely dominated their respective tours, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic. The two icons coming within a match or two of winning the Calendar year Grand Slam. Continue reading Australian Open Preview