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2014 Australian Open Preview and Predictions

The 2014 Australian Open starts tomorrow and I am so excited. Each year I give you a preview of the Australian Open Draw and do my best to give you a predication on who I think will win.

The 2014 Australian Open I believe will be really good. The sad thing though this is probably the first year where I don't believe Roger Federer even has a shot. Now that he is number 6 in the world there is just too much fire power he would have to go through. On his…

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Added by Peter Freeman on January 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Viva Vika!

Immediately after (and in fact during) the player introductions, it was clear to the world that the Australian fans were backing Li Na for the Australian Open Women’s Final.

In a somewhat theatrical final comprised of 16 service breaks, a nearby fireworks display, two injury timeouts (one of which…

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Added by Steven White on January 26, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Surviving the Australian season in 10 steps

For the new kids and rusty ones, a list of  top ten tips to suvive the Australian season painlessly.

  1. Choose your matches carefully. I know that Polona Hercog versus Lucie Hradecka might sound like a very exciting matchup. And wow, you’ve always wanted to see Benoit Paire play Robin Haase! They sound awesome!…
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Added by Steven White on January 6, 2013 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Here are my Picks for the Semi-Final Matches

Semi Final Action

Watch Video for my picks. Let me know what you think....

Added by Peter Freeman on January 25, 2012 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Who will win the Nadal Federer Match

Australian Open Quarterfinal Action

Great day and the 2012 Australian Open Final!!! Kim Clisters shows her Australian fans that she still has some magic left as she takes out Caroline Wozniacki 6-3,7-6.

This puts Clisters in the Semi-Finals and sends Caroline into another press conference having to answer will she ever win a major? I…

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Added by Peter Freeman on January 24, 2012 at 9:02am — 12 Comments

Australian Open 2011/my synopsys so far: Predictions are fun, not always do they come true, so don't bet money! Losses r tough but resillience will prevail

http://www.tennisbuddys.com I don't claim to be an expert or even a blogger, I am a novice at this but I enjoy & have fun with it.  Still learning from the best...so here goes..

 

Australian open 2011: After Roddick USA (8) is ousted in round 4 of men's singles in straight sets 6-3,6-4,6-4 by Wawrinka SUI (19), my only remaining fav is Nadal.

I am still…

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Added by tennisbuddys on January 27, 2011 at 11:59am — 1 Comment

What's Wrong With Murray?

To some, Murray's recent below expectation performance is more or less an aberration, and to others, it's a fact that the Scot has finally come to terms with his real shortcomings. Find out more about the Murray's struggles in dealing with the form and criticism...!

But to the avid English fans' dismay, the WAIT is still on. Murray' shot to stardom turned out to be as shortlived as a flash in the pan. Last year, the Scot raised British hopes by reaching the semifinals at…

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Added by TennisEarth on May 3, 2010 at 10:57pm — No Comments

28 plus 28 equals…28?

Day 14 - Roger Federer wins the Australian Open tennis 2010

I have a slight headache. This always happens to me after a Slam is over. It’s part sleep deprivation and part the winding down from days of over-excitement. I will sleep like a baby tonight. And because both Serena and Roger won, tonight I will have sweet dreams of symmetry and balance...



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Added by tennischick on January 31, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Australian Open Men's Semifinal 1 - Preview

Both Andy Murray and Marin Cilic know how important today's match is for each one of them. It is a match that will see one of them get an opportunity to embrace Grand Slam glory, and for one in particular, Murray precisely, this match brings a chance to settle scores with the Croat who knocked him out of the U.S. Open last year.



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Added by TennisEarth on January 28, 2010 at 1:38am — No Comments

Live: Nadal vs. Murray

In the day's last singles match, defending champion Rafael Nadal takes on Andy Murray for a place in the semifinals. Both players have met nine times with Nadal leading the head-to-head 7-2 includng his last win in Monte Carlo.



Enjoy the live commentary of the match, click here.



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Added by TennisEarth on January 26, 2010 at 3:08am — No Comments

Live: Justine Henin vs. Nadia Petrova

In the first Ladies Quarterfinal match of the draw, former champion and Wild Card Justine Henin takes on giant-killer Nadia Petrova. The two players have met 14 times in their careers with Henin leading the Head-to-Head 12-2.



Enjoy the live commentary of this exciting match, click here.



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Added by TennisEarth on January 25, 2010 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Live Commentary : Serena Williams vs. Samantha Stosur

In the second ladies match on the Rod Laver Arena, top seed and defending champion Serena Williams takes on Australia's hope Samantha Stosur. The two players have met three times with Williams leading the head-to-head 2-1. However, in the pair's last match-up, Stosur tumbled Williams in three gruelling sets.



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Added by TennisEarth on January 25, 2010 at 12:49am — No Comments

Top 10 players of the Decade - Women (Part - 1)

The 2000-09 decade can be easily considered one of the most competitive decade women's tennis has ever witnessed. With no clear domination of a single player, there were twelve different Grand Slam winners from and a series of nail-biting rivalries that regaled the tennis arena with some breath-taking tennis. As we bid goodbye to the past decade, let's take a look at some of the brightest names of the last ten years -





10- Martina Hingis



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Added by TennisEarth on December 23, 2009 at 1:03am — 1 Comment

2009 WTA Season - The Year that was....!

The 2009 WTA season became one of the most successful and eventful seasons in the recent times for more than a handful of reasons. It was the year that not only welcomed the rising talent, but also opened it's arms for the former champions who could not contain themselves by just sitting by the sidelines and decided to take one more plunge into the magical and glamorous world of women's tennis.…



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Added by TennisEarth on December 7, 2009 at 7:22am — No Comments

Semifinal Preview : Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

As the yearend championship in London's O2 Arena draws to a close, an unusual semifinal line-up welcomes the tennis fans across the world. Defending champion Novak Djokovic's unexpected exit, coupled with Andy Murray's loss to the number game left the ATP Season Finale with a new set of 'Gladiators', who will do anything to claim the top honours.



With Something-Old, Something-New and Something Lucky shining on the court's today, here is our assessment of the two semifinal matches… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on November 28, 2009 at 5:53am — No Comments

Venus Williams : 'Moving away from Glory'

Most of us recognize Venus Williams as a five time Wimbledon champion, some even consider her the best server in women's tennis and others simply praise her for being an exceptional ambassador for women's sport. Though for Venus Williams herself, finding an identity, atleast on court, is becoming increasingly difficult.



As blatant as it may sound, there is not even a percentage of accusative element in the statement mentioned above and in an effort to present the readers with the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on November 6, 2009 at 1:28am — No Comments

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