Tag : australian open

Edmund’s loss to Čilić brings to an end his fantastic run in the Australian Open

8 months ago / 0 comments

Yesterday, Yorkshireman Kyle Edmund’s incredible journey in the Australian Open finally ended. His defeat came at the hands of Marin Čilić in a three set semi-final match that ended 6-2, 7-6, 6-2. Čilić dominated for the majority of the match with his serve winning easy points and his powerful forehands … Read More

Melbourne magic from old rivals

2 years ago / 0 comments

Celtic and Rangers. England and Australia. Ali and Frazier. Sport has had more than its fair share of quality rivalries down the years, and on Sunday night in Melbourne, one of the greatest we have ever known was rekindled in truly dramatic style. For a long time many of us … Read More

Murray keen to right wrongs in Melbourne

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE semi-finals of the first Grand Slam of the year are now upon us, with British No.1 Andy Murray still in the hunt for a maiden Australian Open title, having fallen at the final hurdle on four previous occasions. However, if the Scot wants to exorcise his demons, he will … Read More

Johanna Konta – the upcoming star of British Tennis

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE current heat of the Australian Open might seem a far cry from the rain and wind back at home, but British tennis fans watching from their sofas, all eyes have been fixed on one fiery player who has rekindled the excitement for British women’s tennis.    Her name? Johanna … Read More

Australian Open: What will happen down under?

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE first major of the tennis calendar – the Australian Open – will get underway in a couple of days and will continue until 31 January.  There is a feeling that this could perhaps be one of the most competitive and exciting slams to take place down under for some time. … Read More

Serena reigns supreme in Melbourne

4 years ago / 0 comments

Serena Williams claimed her sixth Australian Open title this morning with a tough straight-sets win over long-time nemesis Maria Sharapova. Going into the match, much was made of the fact that Williams had beaten Sharapova the last 15 times they had played each other, a winning streak stretching back to … Read More

Murray Battles Through to Final

6 years ago / 0 comments

Andy Murray triumphed in an exhausting four-hour, five set Australian Open Semi-Final with Roger Federer earlier today. In what represents a ‘changing of the guard’ moment at the top of the men’s singles game third seed, Murray, demonstrated greater physical prowess over his older Swiss opponent who is currently ranked … Read More