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February 4th, 2016

11 Things I Think I Thought About The Australian Open, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams And Roger Federer’s Knee

Sean Randall recaps the Australian Open and some additional news of the week.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:28 pm in Australian Open | 60 Comments »

January 31st, 2016

Novak Djokovic ‘Serb Slam’ at French Open? Why He is Tennis’ Lone Star

But now it’s time for the Serb to enjoy the sole spotlight as the greatest player on the planet. And time for rumblings of the Serb going after a calendar year Grand Slam.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:28 am in Australian Open | 242 Comments »

January 31st, 2016

Novak Djokovic: No Doubt That I’m Playing The Best Tennis Of My Life The Last 15 Months

Novak Djokovic met the press after winning a sixth Australian Open title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:38 am in Australian Open | 49 Comments »

January 31st, 2016

2016 Australian Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray

Open thread for the men’s Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Australian Open | 197 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Will Andy Murray Beat Novak Djokovic In The Australian Open Final?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:58 pm in Australian Open | 72 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Andy Murray Wears Out Milos Raonic to Reach Fifth Australian Open Final

Winning the third set tiebreak to go up two sets to one, in the fourth set Raonic left the court for a medical timeout and came back with his movement looking shaky. Later in the set the Canadian received courtside treatment on his upper right leg.

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 30 Comments »

January 28th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: I Played Flawless Tennis For The First Two Sets, No Doubt About It

Novak Djokovic played some scary-good tennis in a win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Here’s what he said after the win.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:02 am in Australian Open | 23 Comments »

January 28th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Blows Out Roger Federer To Reach Sixth Australian Open Final

Novak Djokovic dominated Roger Federer early then hung on to win and reach his sixth Australian Open semifinal.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:22 am in Australian Open | 188 Comments »

January 27th, 2016

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer In The 2016 Australian Open Semifinals, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall breaks down the Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer super semifinal at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:17 pm in Australian Open | 435 Comments »

January 27th, 2016

Murray Wins, Raonic Sets Canadian History at Aussie Open

Murray is part of a Brit threesome in the semis with Johanna Konta and his brother Jamie in the men’s doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 36 Comments »

January 26th, 2016

World No. 1 Djokovic vs World GOAT Federer in Aussie Open Semifinals

“I sort of had a good start,” Nishikori said. “But when I lost the game with my serve, everything start, you know, changing. He start playing much better. I lost little bit confidence, start missing a lot.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 159 Comments »

January 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says Roger Federer’s Backhand Is Better Now Than 5-6 Years Ago

Novak Djokovic talked about how great Roger Federer is playing.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:59 am in Australian Open | 15 Comments »

January 25th, 2016

Raonic Stumps Stan; Federer, Djokovic on Court Tuesday at Australian Open

It was also a landmark win considering the Canadian hadn’t beaten a Top 10 player at a Slam in five years. In the fifth set Raonic broke for a 4-2 lead and rode out the match from there, winning the last game at love.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 25 Comments »

January 24th, 2016

Djokovic, Berdych Survive 5-Set Scares, Federer Barely Breaks Sweat in Oz

“I know exactly what I was doing, but I won’t say it. I had a plan,” the Frenchman said.

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 130 Comments »

January 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic: I’ve Never Even Been Close To 100 Unforced Errors In A Match, But There’s A First Time For Everything

Novak Djokovic met the press after a 4-hour, 32-minute win.

Posted by Staff @ 6:03 am in Australian Open | 31 Comments »