Australian Open women’s seed report

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With Ashleigh Barty still holding down the top spot in the WTA rankings, the Aussie leads the field into her home Slam, the Australian Open, as the tennis world converges on Melbourne for the season’s first major. Here’s how we expect the two weeks Down Under to play out: 1. Ashleigh Barty: The Aussie has strengthened her grip […] READ MORE







Ten Terrific Things About Tennis In The 2010s: Part 1

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In a four-part series to end the 2019 season, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back not just at the last year but at the last decade in tennis. This week, he examines ten highlights from tennis in the 2010s. The 2010s can be viewed as the second part of the true Golden Age […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki: Demonstrating Tennis’ Arbitrariness

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Caroline Wozniacki rocketed her racquet to the moon and crashed onto the court. She had finally done it. Wozniacki won 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4 the 2018 Australian Open final 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4 over Simona Halep. meant that she was a slam champion. Yet, what did that really mean in the grand scheme of things? Looking at […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki To Retire After Australian Open 2020

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Caroline Wozniacki, the Danish former World #1 and 2018 Australian Open champion, announced that the 2020 Australian Open in January would be her final tournament as a professional tennis player. Caroline Wozniacki Big announcement! pic.twitter.com/gkA0CrMzdo — Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) December 6, 2019 Early career success This announcement brings to a close an enthralling career. A […] READ MORE