I love the Australian Open. The atmosphere, the freshness, the excitement, the energy, the colour, the weather, the unpredictability. It’s brilliant. Even if I did feel it come in a rush this season, and began to wonder if maybe it’s slightly too early in the tennis calendar (more on that another time.) 1,525 more words
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A breathless end to 2016 saw Andy Murray claim the world no.1 spot over Serbian nemesis Novak Djokovic but who would it be to lift the season opening Australian Open title as we preview the first grand slam of the season under the sizzling hot weather of Melbourne 513 more words
Ahead of the first tennis Grand Slam of the year, I comment on what to watch out for.
In the men’s game, all eyes will likely be on World Number One Andy Murray as he gears up to start his campaign against Ukrainian Ilya Marchenko on Monday. 558 more words
Agnieszka Radwanska takes on Johanna Konta in the Sydney International final on Friday – three days before the Australian Open begins. I had some thoughts. 964 more words