Where Does the Australian Open Leave the Australian Talent?

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One must wonder where the next men’s Australian Grand Slam winner will come from, with Lleyton Hewitt’s 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon wins standing alone this century. For a country steeped in sporting success, and more precisely tennis success, this near 20-year hiatus appears baffling. Going back before Hewitt, famous names such as Patrick Rafter, […] READ MORE


The Best Australian Male Tennis Players of All time

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In Australian tennis, there have been many great male tennis players who have flown the Australian flag proudly. Most importantly, Australia has had lots of incredibly talented players who have played for Australia in the ATP and taken it up against the world best. It was a tough decision to choose the best Australian male […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Australian Open Men’s Singles Finals

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With Finals Weekend upon us, our resident tennis historian, Martin Keady, looks back at the five finest Australian Open Men’s Singles Finals. This year’s Australian Open semi-finals may have been damp squibs, with both Kyle Edmund and Hyeon Chung suffering from injuries (in Chung’s case to the point where he had to retire early), but […] READ MORE


Coco Could be Queen of Melbourne

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Coco Vandeweghe, the US Fed Cup heroine, will be focused this season upon improving her consistent but no cigar Slam record. Vandeweghe loosens up in Hopman Cup The Hopman Cup was a good starting point last year. Vandeweghe made the final, using the momentum to make the Australian Open semifinals. Venus Williams was too good […] READ MORE