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The Mystery Behind Rd. 1 of a Grand Slam

As spectators and fans, we sometimes wonder why it is so difficult to pass the first round of a grand slam. Two players who come in mind are Marinko Matosevic and Jarmila Gajdosova, who made it through to the 2nd round of the Aussie Open after their 5th and 10th appearance respectively. 330 more words

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Aussie Open 2015

It is that time of year again where the first major of the season gets underway today at Melbourne Park. The upcoming fortnight will showcase the best of the best in Tennis so stay tuned and enjoy! 25 more words


Tennis Players and Global Fashion Brands

Tennis players are global sport brand ambassadors. Nike and Adidas have long been the two sports brands which are synonymous with tennis. Nike is well known for attracting the best of the best, such as Roger Federer, Tiger Woods or Arsenal FC. 145 more words


Federer Takes It Back to Basics

Last night, I was watching Roger Federer take on John Millman in the second round of the Brisbane International. It was an amazing match and worthy of a final in my opinion. 199 more words


Aussie Tennis Stars Statistically Fail to Fire at Home

My first newspaper piece for 2015 appeared in the Australian Financial Review (today, Friday 9 January), called: “Home-court advantage fading away in Australia”. It did not appear on-line, so e-mail me a request for a copy if you’re a tennis fan (even if you’re not) who wishes to read it. 70 more words


Bring on 2015- The New Tennis Season starts

Yes at last the 2015 Tennis season is among us. 2 months after the stars of the ATP and WTA tours last graced us, they are back again to battle it out over 11 tough months and see who’ll come out on top. 327 more words

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You Can Go Your Own Way

I came across a great article online posted on ‘FiveThirtyEight’. It’s a great read, as an article which discusses the reality and the truth behind the supposed glitz and glamour of the world of professional tennis. 179 more words