Australian Open

Sebastian Korda during the ATP Adelaide International final.
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 22, 2023

29th seed Sebastian Korda of the United States beat 10th seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 3-6 6-3 6-2 1-6 7-6(7) in a pulsating fourth round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Sunday. The match lasted for almost four hours, and the 22-year-old American prevailed in the end. This is the first time that […]


Andy Murray Australian Open 2023
Jack Edward - Jan 20, 2023

At 4am on Friday in Melbourne, Andy Murray emerged victorious from the longest match of his career, defeating Thanasi Kokkinakis in five grueling sets. Two days previous to this win, Murray also defeated the 13th seed Matteo Berrettini in just under five hours. Is it possible for Murray to win a third match after these […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas in action at the ATP Stockholm Open.
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 20, 2023

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece beat Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands 6-2 7-6 6-3 in a third-round match of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. The 24-year-old Greek will take on Jannik Sinner of Italy in the fourth round on Sunday. Tsitsipas did not give the Dutchman much of a chance in the […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 20, 2023

Sebastian Korda flipped the Aussie Open on its head on Friday with a Round 3 rout over former world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev. It’s the latest in a string of US men underdogs shocking top seeds. Earlier in the week, 63rd-ranked Mackenzie McDonald knocked off the GOAT, Rafa Nadal, who was the tourney’s top seed. […]

Mackenzie McDonald vs Nadal AO 2023
Shane Black - Jan 19, 2023

American men have taken the 2023 Australian Open by storm. Eight men repping the Red, White, and Blue are into the third round in Melbourne. Having a few Americans reach the third round of a Slam used to be the target. The new generation is setting the bar high, as 25% of the remaining men […]

Andy Murray Australian Open 2023
Nurein Ahmed - Jan 19, 2023

Andy Murray, where do you start? In perhaps the most riveting storyline of this year’s Australian Open, Sir Andy Murray is alive and kicking – how he did it, nobody knows. What began as a sprint to the finish line by Thanasi Kokkinakis, turned into an endless marathon. The Scotsman huffed and puffed, and overcame […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 19, 2023

Pegula and Collins and Gauff, oh my! Three of America’s finest females have solidified spots in the third round at the 2023 Oz Open. It will take three more wins to punch a ticket to the semis, with Gauff and Collins likely facing a Polish problem along the way. Check out the latest Australian Open […]

Andy Murray Australian Open 2023
Manuel Traquete - Jan 19, 2023

Day 4 at the Australian Open saw an epic post-4am finish with Andy Murray coming back from 0-2 down to beat Thanasi Kokkinakis in a match that will go down in history. But there was plenty of other exciting action earlier in the day as well. Australian Open Day 4 Men’s Recap Who looked good […]

Taylor Fritz Australian Open
Matthew Johns - Jan 19, 2023

It was a day of surprises at the Australian Open, with Taylor Fritz’s loss to home favorrite Alexei Popyrin perhaps being the biggest. The wild card from Sydney beat the No.8 seed, and one of the favourites for the title, 6-7(4) 7-6(2) 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2, to reach the third round of his home slam for […]

Andrey Rublev Washington
Subhadeep Roy - Jan 19, 2023

Fifth seed Andrey Rublev of Russia beat Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-3 in a second-round match of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Thursday. The match lasted for two hours and 42 minutes, as the 25-year-old Russian earned a deserved victory in the end. Rublev will face Dan Evans of the Great […]

Jenson Brooksby celebrates Australian Open
Steen Kirby - Jan 19, 2023

American Jenson Brooksby upset Norway’s Casper Ruud, the #2 seed at the Australian Open, in the second round of the tournament. The American Brooksby prevailed 6-3 7-5 6-7 6-2 over Ruud in a match that lasted four hours. Brooksby’s well rounded game, highlighted by short baseline strokes and a solid serve, was great for the […]

Liam McBride - Jan 18, 2023

Last year’s sensational Grand Slam champion Nick Kyrgios has been sadly forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to a recently sustained knee injury. As reported, a small tear in his lateral meniscus has become his enemy. The injury which leads to a build-up of fluid around the knee area has left the Aussie […]

Camila Giorgi Melbourne 2023
Matthew Johns - Jan 18, 2023

Camila Giorgi has been forced to deny that she faked her Covid vaccine certificate in order to attend the Australian Open last year. The former top 30 player has been caught up in the drama, after doctor Daniela Grillone was arrested last February and has since been charged with administering fake serums. Giorgi was brought […]

Ryan Hagen - Jan 18, 2023

It’s been a chaotic first week at the 2023 Australian Open, to say the least. This year’s Happy Slam was already without a plethora of prized players due to the retirement of legends (Williams, Federer), last-minute injuries (Alcaraz, Kyrgios), doping suspensions (Halep), and even pregnancies (Osaka). And now Rafael Nadal has bowed out early. The […]

Rafael Nadal 2023 Australian Open
Manuel Traquete - Jan 18, 2023

Day 3 at the Australian Open was inevitably highlighted by Rafael Nadal’s shocking defeat against Mackenzie McDonald, who got by far the biggest win of his career. Aside from Nadal, all the top seeds advanced, with Daniil Medvedev now the favorite to make it to the final from this half but several other players who […]

Frances Tiafoe in action at the ATP Tokyo Open.
Shane Black - Jan 18, 2023

No. 16 seed Frances Tiafoe has gotten off to a very fast start in Melbourne and has emerged as a candidate to make a deep run at the 2023 Australian Open. The 24-year-old has started his season in terrific form. Tiafoe was vital to a United States team that lifted the inaugural United Cup title. […]



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Jakub Bobro - Jan 18, 2023

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Jakub Bobro - Jan 18, 2023

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Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 18, 2023

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