Australian Open 2018: Federer benefits from poor Chung’s blistering form on Day 12. Plus Finals predictions.

As we near what promises to be two showcase finals this weekend, it was unfortunately via an anticlimactic semi final today. Arguably the star of the tournament (sorry Kyle) Hyeon Chung has already barged his way to the top of everyone’s ‘next big thing’ lists. His elasticity, all-court game and roster of victims here is […]

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Australian Open 2018: Halep and Kerber star in showstopper, but it’s the end of the road for Edmund on Day 11.

I’m always amazed by the ignorance shown towards women’s tennis, so many otherwise knowledgeable people dismiss it as inferior to the men’s side. Granted some matches are over before you know it and can be very one sided, but this is true of the men too – you just might not notice it so much […]

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Australian Open 2018: Federer flies flag for favourites as Kerber looks unstoppable on Day 10. Plus a look at the semi-finals.

Before I predict the semi-finals (not a glittering start to my Nostradamus 2018 campaign), let’s look at those last quarter finals. Kerber so impressive against Keyes Madison Keyes has been echoing her U.S Open form from last year all fortnight, round after round the talented and likeable American would power through with minimal fuss. But […]

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Australian Open 2018: Simona sneaks, Maria shrieks, Berdych peaks and Zverev left bleak on Day 6

Apologies for the cheesy title, i can’t resist sometimes. Right, onto the stories of the day. Women The contrasting fortunes of the two biggest stars on this half of the draw dominated the headlines today. Simona Halep didn’t know how to handle the smart play and nerveless mentality of USA’s Lauren Davis. But the Romanian […]

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