Could 2021 be Nick Kyrgios’ Year?

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It has been 11 months since Nick Kyrgios played on the ATP Tour, having last competed in Acapulco in February 2020. He withdrew from all events for the remainder of 2020, following the Tour’s suspension due to the coronavirus. In this time he has slipped to number 46 in the world rankings. With two fellow […] READ MORE


Australian Open set to be pushed back to February 8

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The 2021 Australian Open looks set to start on February 8–three weeks later than originally scheduled–the Victorian Government has confirmed. According to ABC News, players are likely to arrive in mid-January and complete their quarantine on January 31. During that time, they will be allowed outside their hotels for five hours a day–to go to […] READ MORE



Patriotic Hewitt to Mentor Young Aussies

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The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported that Lleyton Hewitt will be mentoring Australian youngsters Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis as they all spend time in the warmup events leading to the US Open this summer. In a way, Hewitt and Kyrgios is a match made in heaven. Kyrgios is supremely talented, overconfident, and overemotional on […] READ MORE


Bernard Tomic “in talks” to make Davis-Cup Return for Australia

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Controversial Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic; 22, is thought to be “in talks” with Tennis Australia and is being reconsidered in the line-up for their next Davis Cup tie against Great Britain in September, despite the youngster being dropped from the team and consequent arrest in last week. The 22-year-old was arrested last week in […] READ MORE


Raonic vs. Kyrgios Won’t Disappoint

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For the second straight year Milos Raonic and Nick Kyrgios are set to square off at Wimbledon. Last year the two met in the quarterfinals which Raonic won in four sets 67(4) 62 64 76(4). This year the two meet in the third round to determine who makes it to Manic Monday and the round-of-16. This […] READ MORE


A Tribute to Lleyton Hewitt The Grass Court Battler

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“Super, super Lleyton! Super, super Lleyton! Super, super Lleyton! Super Lleyton Hewitt!” One of the Aussie Fanatic’s many chants for the man who has been Australian tennis’ poster boy for well over a decade. View image | gettyimages.com Those years are sadly coming to a halt though– and unfortunately, Lleyton couldn’t get one more Wimbledon […] READ MORE



Previewing Australia’s French Open Contingent

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This week’s French Open marks a welcome return to tennis in Australia’s mainstream media, with 12 Australians in the main draw, the biggest contingent since 1999. For the last two weeks the excitement at the prospect of so many Aussies running around Roland Garros has been building, although it is unlikely an Australian will win […] READ MORE


Daria Gavrilova: Gaining Ground and Attention

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Daria Gavrilova, just twenty-one years of age, made the most of her time in the sunshine state by defeating the world’s number two ranked player Maria Sharapova in straight sets. It was an impressive and mesmerizing display of raw talent, focused aggression and high-risk play which, if maintained, will continue to pay dividends. Despite her […] READ MORE