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THE DR IS BACK AT A MAJOR

Posted By Val Febbo,
30/08/2021 19:00 PM
A man you might not know would be in the US Open draw is the 42-year-old Croatian giant Ivo Karlovic, who qualified for 2021’s final Grand Slam over the weekend. The ATP Tour’s all-time aces record ho...

US OPEN FORECAST

Posted By Daniel Short ,
28/08/2021 07:23 AM
With the US Open approaching, there will no shortage of analysis telling you Novak Djokovic is the man to beat and Ash Barty is in the form her life gunning for a third grand slam title. But let's dis...

A GRAND SLAM - NO DJOKE

Posted By Linda Pearce ,
23/08/2021 09:34 AM
Early last year, sitting across the table from Rod Laver in the Melbourne hotel from which he can view the stadium bearing his famous name, the conversation - inevitably, as these things do - turned...

THE RACE TO TURIN

Posted By Roddy Reynolds,
22/08/2021 20:00 PM
At the end of every tennis season the eight best performers (and pairings) of that year converge for one last event – the ‘Tour Finals’.   Unlike other events, the Tour Finals operate with a...

AUSSIES IN US OPEN WILDCARD CONTENTION

Posted By Jedd Zetzer ,
15/08/2021 22:00 PM
There will be eleven Australians in main draw action at this year's US Open. Four on the women's side, and seven on the men's side. However, those numbers include a wildcard on each side, which have...

DOMINANCE IN THE OPEN ERA

Posted By Roddy Reynolds,
09/08/2021 14:00 PM
As the tennis world patiently awaits the commencement of the 2021 US Open, with an eye to Novak Djokovic’s attempt to win the calendar Grand Slam, it begs the question: who has produced the most...

CAN GOLD INSPIRE ZVEREV GRAND SLAM SUCCESS

Posted By Daniel Short,
06/08/2021 21:00 PM
As many athletes reached the pinnacle of their sport throughout the Tokyo Olympic Games, for Gold medalist Alexander Zverev, his Olympic triumph could prove a defining moment of his tennis career. ...

THE NICK KYRGIOS CROSSROAD

Posted By Val Febbo,
06/08/2021 19:00 PM
This week Nick Kyrgios made some astounding comments about his love for tennis, as well as his passion and hunger for the sport when he takes to the court. It is safe to say the 26-year-old has had a...

THE FINEST OLYMPIC MATCHES

Posted By Val Febbo,
23/07/2021 17:57 PM
Tennis matches at the Olympics have often boasted a strange format, with best-of-three sets being the preferred length of matches, previously with an advantage final set that was abolished before Rio...

OLYMPIC GLORY THE PINNACLE FOR SOME

Posted By Val Febbo,
22/07/2021 16:19 PM
Since tennis returned to the Olympics after a 64-year hiatus in 1988, some of the greatest ever players to grace a court have represented their nation in the world’s biggest sporting...