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January 20th, 2014

Djokovic Faces Wawrinka Rematch Today; Australian Open QF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall makes his quarterfinals picks for Tuesday’s matches at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:53 pm in Australian Open | 136 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Tuesday Previews: Australian Open Quarterfinals

The mouthwater match-up fans have been waiting for. The 15-2 career head-to-head bears little relevance for fans who remember the two titanic meetings between the Serb and Swiss in 2013: the Australian Open one year ago when Djokovic prevailed 12-10 in the final set, and the US Open where the Serb needed to come back from 1-2 sets down to win 6-4 in the fifth. Is Version 2014 of Stan strong enough, both physically and mentally, to this time not only challenge the Serb, but now close the door?

Posted by Staff @ 1:09 pm in Australian Open, Tennis | 12 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Roger Federer: I’m Looking Forward To Playing Murray, I Wonder How It Will Play Out

Roger Federer is a very happy man after crushing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga today at the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:53 am in Australian Open | 28 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Rafael Nadal Fights Off Nishikori, Blisters, Broken Shoelaces And Time Violations

Rafael Nadal has several opponents on Monday in his fourth round match against Kei Nishikori.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:36 am in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 20th, 2014

Grigor Dimitrov: I Like My Chances Against Rafael Nadal

Grigor Dimitrov says he likes his chances against Rafael Nadal Wednesday in the Australian Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:25 am in Australian Open | 11 Comments »

January 19th, 2014

Serena Slumps to Ivanovic; Monday Australian Open Preview

“I made a tremendous amount of errors, shots I missed I normally don’t miss,” she said. “I haven’t missed since the ’80s. I’m just not used to missing those shots. She made some good shots, and I just made way, way, a lot of unforced errors…Maybe I wasn’t the best physically, but that had nothing to do with it. I think Ana just played a really good match. She did what it takes to win.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 88 Comments »

January 19th, 2014

Serena Williams: I Almost Pulled Out Because Of My Back But I’m Such A Competitor

5-time champion Serena Williams was stunned today at the Australian Open by Ana Ivanovic. Afterward she revealed a back injury.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:30 am in Australian Open | 8 Comments »

January 18th, 2014

Favorites Djokovic, Nadal, Federer, Murray Steamroll Into Sweet 16; What’s In Store Week 2?

What’s in store for week two at the Australian Open? Sean Randall previews.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:02 pm in Australian Open | 114 Comments »

January 18th, 2014

Rafael Nadal: I Played Well From Everywhere Tonight, This Was One Very Good Day!

Rafael Nadal played one of his better matches in an easy win Saturday over Gael Monfils.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:48 am in Australian Open | 8 Comments »

January 18th, 2014

Andy Murray And Grigor Dimitrov Shared An Ice Bath After Their Wins Today

Look who’s sharing an ice bath!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:40 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

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Rankings
ATP - Oct 20 WTA - Oct 20
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 David Ferrer5 Na Li
6 Tomas Berdych6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Marin Cilic8 Ana Ivanovic
9 Milos Raonic9 Caroline Wozniacki
10 Andy Murray10 Angelique Kerber
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