Sinner fights back to give Medvedev an unwanted record

Italy’s Jannik Sinner has fought back from two sets down to claim his first Grand Slam singles title. Embed from Getty Images In doing so his opponent Daniil Medvedev became the first person to lose two grand slam finals after being two sets to nil ahead. Medvedev played at a high level for the first…

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Sabalenka cruises to her second Australian Open title

Back in 2012 and 2013 Victoria Azarenka won back-to-back Australian Open titles. Embed from Getty Images 2023-24 has seen her countrywoman repeat the achievement. Aryna Sabalenka defeating China’s Zheng Qingwen 6-3, 6-2. Azarenka was the last to win 2 straight titles. Like back in 2013 it was a Chinese player that took on the defending…

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Ebden and Bopanna claim AO doubles title

Australia’ Matt Ebden has won his first Australian Open doubles title alongside India’s Rohan Bopanna. Embed from Getty Images The pair defeated Italy’s Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori 7-6(0), 7-5. Going into the tiebreaker both teams had won the exact same number of points. It was then all Bopanna and Ebden. The second set was…

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An all-Australian mixed doubles final?

Jaimee Fourlis and Andrew Harris showed their defeat of no. 1 mixed double seeds Storm Hunter and Matthew Ebden was no fluke. Embed from Getty Images The Australian pairing has backed up that win with another win over a seeded pairing. This time they defeated no. 5 seeds Laura Siegemund and Sandar Gille 7-5, 7-5.…

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Mixed doubles top seeds bounced by wildcards

Australia’s world no. 1 women’s doubles player Storm Hunter teamed up with Australia’s world no. 4 men’s doubles player Matthew Ebden to play in the Australian Open mixed doubles tournament. They went in as the no. 1 seeds and had recently had time together during the United Cup, this all pointed to a successful campaign…

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Rublev ends Aussie hopes at the Open

In what turned out to be an epic 5-set match, Andrey Rublev fought his hardest to oust Australia’s Alex de Minaur. Embed from Getty Images The final score was 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-0. The world no. 5 was severely hampered by what appeared to be cramps in the fifth set but his superp ball…

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Tomljanovic fights back from 1-4 in the third set to advance

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has fought past Croatia’s Petra Martic in her opening round match at the Australian Open to record a 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-3. Tomljanovic was serving for the set at 5-4 before Martic broke back, the players then had a marathon game lasting close to 20 minutes before it was a tie-break that was…

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O’Connell last Aussie standing in singles at Wimbledon

Australia’s Christopher O’Connell is the last Australian still alive in the singles draws at Wimbledon. Daria Saville and Storm Hunter exited the Ladies tournament in the first round. On Friday Jason Kubler and Alex de Minaur lost their round two matches while it was O’Connell advancing after defeating Jiri Vesely 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Next up…

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Djokovic puts an exclamation mark on GOAT claim

Novak Djokovic has won his third French Open to take his overall tally to 23 Grand Slam singles titles, one ahead of Rafael Nadal and three ahead of Roger Federer on the all-time list. Embed from Getty Images Djokovic defeated world no. 4 Casper Ruud 7-6(1), 6-3, 7-5 to claim the title in three hours…

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