Khachenov keeps his cool to deny Kyrgios

Photo of Nick Kyrgios taken during a match at the Melbourne Summer Series by Rob Keating

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has again played an epic five-set match against Karen Khachenov at a grand slam. The last time they met was at 2020 Australian Open when Kyrgios defeated his opponent in five sets, four of them decided in a tie-breaker. The match lasted four hours and 26 minutes. Embed from Getty Images This…

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Tomljanovic pulls down the curtain on Serena’s career

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has played one of the matches of her career to deny one of the all-time greats a fairytale end to her decorated career. Serena Williams had announced that she will transition away from tennis after the US Open. New York fans were hoping Serena would go out a winner, but it was…

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Tomljanovic to have a shot at history

Australian tennis player Ajla Tomljanovic during the 2020 Australian Open tennis

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has the opportunity to bring an end to one of the greatest careers in women’s tennis. The top-ranked Australian set up a third-round clash against the world no. 605. This is not your normal 605th ranked player in the world, it is Serena. Embed from Getty Images Tomljanovic fought off an unranked…

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US Open preview for the Aussies

The US Open tennis is starting today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. There will be 10 Australian men and three Australian women lining up in singles action. The draw was cruel to two pairings. Good mates, Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are drawn to play each other in the opening round.…

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Kyrgios reaches first Grand Slam singles semifinal

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has let his racquet do the talking as he advanced to his first-ever semifinal, and he has done it on the hallowed turf of Wimbledon. In a controlled match, it was Kyrgios that defeated Chile’s world no. 43 Christian Garin in straight sets. It didn’t look like that might happen after Garin…

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Kyrgios and Tomljanovic into Wimbledon quarterfinals

Once they were Australian tennis’ golden couple when Ajla Tomljanovic and Nick Kyrgios were dating. That romance ended long ago. Also long ago we saw Kyrgios burst onto the scene at Wimbledon en route to a quarterfinal appearance. That was 2014 when the then world no. 144 defeated world no. 1 at the time, Rafael…

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