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January 1st, 2017

Thanasi Kokkinakis: 2016 Was The Worst Year Of My Life, It Was Horrendous

Thanasi Kokkinakis hopes to play singles next week in Sydney and then at the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:34 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off

December 24th, 2015

Thanasi Kokkinakis Will Miss The Australian Open Due To A Shoulder Injury

The Australian Open will be without one of his new young faces.

Posted by Staff @ 11:34 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

August 16th, 2015

Ryan Harrison Threatened Thanasi Kokkinakis During Cincinnati Qualifying Last Night [Video]

Ryan Harrison got into it with Thanasi Kokkinakis last night in Cincinnati.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:51 pm in Cincinnati, Videos | 10 Comments »

July 31st, 2015

Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Washington

Victoria Azarenka won’t be in Washington.

Posted by Staff @ 2:26 pm in Washington | Comments Off

June 18th, 2015

Thanasi Kokkinakis Admits He Played Like Rubbish, But Is Glad He Saw Some Celebs In The Crowd

Thanasi Kokkinakis took the positives from his loss.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:19 pm in Queens | 3 Comments »

May 29th, 2015

Thanasi Kokikinakis Doesn’t Think Nick Kyrgios Has Sex Before His Matches

So is Nick Kyrgios having sex before his matches, Thanasi Kokkinakis says no.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:54 am in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 28th, 2015

Nadal Rolls, Djokovic Slips; Federer Seeks 11th Straight French Final 16

Novak Djokovic tumbled but won while Rafael Nadal looks good.

Posted by Staff @ 6:01 pm in French Open | 66 Comments »

January 21st, 2015

Ailing Nadal Escapes American Smyczek in 5 on Upset Day at Aussie Open

“I felt, I don’t know,” Nadal said. “At the end of the first set, I start to feel my body very bad, very tired…I was worrying crazy. Then when I was serving for the third, almost throw up…I suffered too much on court for three hours and a half. I was suffering a lot. Too much. You know, was not funny today the way that the match was. Obviously is a very positive thing that finally have the chance to win, but, yeah, I hope to recover myself.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 25 Comments »

January 19th, 2015

Australian Teens Nick Kyrgios And Thanasi Kokkinakis Were Big Winners Monday At The Australian Open

A pair of young teens won big 5-setters at the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:22 pm in Australian Open, Videos | 1 Comment »

January 19th, 2015

Federer, Nadal Dominate At The Australian Open; Top Seeds Serena, Djokovic In Action Tuesday

The big names along with some new Australian teens won in Melbourne on day one at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 am in Australian Open | 16 Comments »

January 6th, 2015

Bernard Tomic Says He’s Moving 10-15% Better This Year

Bernard Tomic says his hips are fine.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:04 am in Brisbane | 1 Comment »

January 5th, 2015

UPDATED2: Aussie Aussie Oy Oy as Wildcards Romp at Brisbane Tennis

Unseeded frequently-unhinged Aussie player Bernard Tomic was also a winner Monday, edging American Sam Querrey 7-5, 7-6(5).

Posted by Staff @ 10:12 am in Auckland, Brisbane, Tennis | 18 Comments »

December 16th, 2014

Roger Federer Is An Unbelievable Tennis Player And A Better Bloke!

Roger Federer has a fan in Thanasi Kokkinakis.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:03 am in 2015 Season | 7 Comments »

January 16th, 2014

Federer, Nadal Ease Into Australian Open Third Round; Sharapova Survives Heat Test

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer both won concurrent matches on a hot day at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:39 am in Australian Open | 30 Comments »

January 14th, 2014

Rafael Nadal Jokes He’ll Hire John McEnroe As His Next Coach!

Rafael Nadal hinted maybe John McEnroe might his next coach if he wants to follow the recent trend.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:18 pm in Australian Open | 25 Comments »