The Real Star of the 2021 Australian Open

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This year’s Australian Open featured a sterling gold star, and it’s not Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic or Daniil Medvedev. It’s a certain type of serve that stood out as sneaky-effective. The hubbub over Covid-19 and quarantines made a change in Melbourne fly slightly under the radar. In 2020, a new court surface was installed by […] READ MORE


Melbourne Epics Should End Calls For Men To Play Three-Setters At Majors

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The 2021 Australian Open Men’s Singles event has produced more epics than an old-time Hollywood studio. In at least four classic five-set encounters, the best male tennis players in the world – including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios (who may not be ranked as highly as the others but […] READ MORE



Australian Open Semifinal Predictions: Daniil Medvedev vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

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The last of the semifinal matches at the Australian Open have been set. Daniil Medvedev came through an all-Russian affair with ease to reach this match. Meanwhile, Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off an incredible comeback upset of Rafael Nadal late into the night Wednesday. Who will win this matchup? Our writers share their thoughts. Predicting this […] READ MORE


Australian Open Day 10 Men’s Predictions Including Rafael Nadal vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

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Day 10 at the Australian Open sees the quarterfinal rounds wrap up on Wednesday. Semifinal hopefuls will compete in two men’s and two women’s quarterfinal matches, and we’re predicting all four of the matches for you. Both men’s matches are in this article, while the women’s quarterfinal matches are in a second article. Predicting these […] READ MORE


The Rise of Russian Men’s Tennis

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As the 2021 Australian Open quarterfinals begin, the Russians are seeing uncommon success. Not for 20 years have so many Russian men had success in a Major of tennis. Russian women’s tennis has been present at the top of the world stage for years, led by Maria Sharapova and other top 10 women. But Russian […] READ MORE


Australian Open Quarterfinals Preview

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The Australian Open quarterfinals should be two days of incredible tennis. What should we expect to see? Let’s break down all of the upcoming matches. Australian Open Quarterfinals Preview Women’s Draw Hsieh Su-wei vs Naomi Osaka These could not be more different players matched up. Hsieh Su-wei is one of the most exciting and interesting […] READ MORE