ATP Cup Team Profile: Spain and Rafael Nadal

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When Group B of the 2020 ATP Cup concluded last year, Spain looked like the favorite to capture the maiden title of this new men’s team tournament. Winning all nine matches whilst only dropping two sets, the team comprised of Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreno Busta, and Feliciano Lopez were the ones to […] READ MORE


ATP Cup Team Profile: Serbia and Novak Djokovic

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The inaugural ATP Cup last year reinvented the idea of team tennis, following on from the change in format in the now-infamous Davis Cup. Singles and doubles players alike battle it out to crown their country victorious in the blazing sun of Australia. The format has changed for this year, halving the number of teams […] READ MORE


The Australian Open: Embarrassing, Stupid, and Unfair

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By now I’m sure you know the situation in Australia due to COVID: If you don’t live there you can’t visit unless you have citizenship; if your parents or kids are there and you haven’t seen them for God knows how long you still can’t enter. Even if you have citizenship and are re-entering the […] 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



Panelist Predictions Australian Open Women’s Semi-Finals: Simona Halep vs Angelique Kerber and Elise Mertens vs Caroline Wozniacki

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The current World No.1, two former world no.1s and a woman making her debut at the Australian Open compete in the semi-finals for a spot in the final. Last Word on Tennis writers, James Cunningham, Sam Barker, and Vithun Illankovan make their predictions on Simona Halep against Angelique Kerber and Elise Mertens facing Caroline Wozniacki. […] READ MORE





Hyeon Chung Shocks Former Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic

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Hyeon Chung has booked his spot in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after defeating the former champion and 14th seed Novak Djokovic. Chung has been the talk of the town notching up some impressive wins already at this years Open, but this 7-6(4), 7-5, 7-6(3) win over the Serbian is a class above the rest. The […] READ MORE