Ash Barty’s Unstoppable Run To The Australian Open Semifinals

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Ashleigh Barty is through to the semifinals of the Australian Open for the second time in her career after beating Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-0. This score isn’t a flash in the pan. She’s dropped only 17 games in the tournament, the most dominant run she’s had in her four runs to a Major semifinal. Here’s […] READ MORE


Who Is Aslan Karatsev?

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Aslan Karatsev and his shocking tun to the 2021 Australian Open semifinals is undoubtedly one of the sport’s most surprising story lines in recent years. After coming through qualifying and recording impressive wins over the likes of Diego Schwartzman, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Grigor Dimitrov, he has guaranteed a new career-high ranking of at least #42. […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic vs Aslan Karatsev: Australian Open Semifinal Preview

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The wizard of the Australian Open, World No.1 Novak Djokovic is back in the semifinals yet again at Melbourne Park as he chases his 18th Grand Slam and the ninth Australian Open title. In a topsy-turvy affair against Alexander Zverev in the quarterfinal, the 33-year-old Serb showed enough resilience and firepower to overcome the young […] READ MORE


Petra Kvitova Reaches First Australian Open Final

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Petra Kvitova still does not have full sensation in her racquet hand. The former world number two and two-time Wimbledon champion lives with a constant reminder of the knife attack in December 2016 that left her hand mutilated and her future as a top player uncertain. Return to the Top Any lingering doubts about Kvitova’s […] READ MORE


Women’s Semifinal #1: The Rookie vs the Veteran

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Semifinal #1 ¬†–¬†Elise Mertens vs Caroline Wozniacki Elise Mertens Elise Mertens, a 22-year-old Belgian player, is probably the most surprising of the four semifinalists. Ranked #37 on the WTA tour when she entered the Australian Open, her ranking will rise into the Top 20 with this result. Mertens is the youngest and lowest-ranked of the […] READ MORE