Serena’s Quest For Twenty-Four

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: DAY 8 There is no denying it, Serena Williams is playing not only because she loves tennis but because she wants to break Margaret Court’s record at the majors. Court has 24 major titles and Williams would like to surpass that number. Her first real challenge came today in the form of the…

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Collins & Tsitsipas Win Big

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: DAY 7 WOMEN SEEDS [2] Angelique Kerber (GER) was demolished by the feisty American, [35] Danielle Collins. Kerber only held her serve once the entire match. Collins won 6-0, 6-2. Collins had never won a match at the majors prior to this Australian Open and she came pretty close to losing in the…

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Australian Open: Day 6

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There were no real big upsets on day six. As the tournament progresses it is only natural for more seeded players to compete against each other; thus, some seeds will fall. Yet, despite the discrepancy in their seeding, some of the victories were not really upsets. [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) defeated [25] Denis Shapovalov (CAN)…

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Anisimova & Collins Dominant Down Under

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: DAY 5 AMERICAN WOMEN [5] Sloane Stephens defeated [31] Petra Martic (CRO) 7-6(6), 7-6(5). [35] Danielle Collins defeated [19] Caroline Garcia (FRA) 6-3, 6-2. [87] Amanda Anisimova defeated [11] Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 6-3, 6-2. Christian/Muhammad (USA) defeated Aoyama/Marozava 7-5, 7-5. AMERICAN MEN [4] Bryan/Bryan (USA) defeated Mannarino/Mies 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. [39] Frances Tiafoe…

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Australian Open Day 4

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MORE SEEDS FELL [7] Dominic Thiem (AUT) lost to [149] Alexei Popyrin (AUS). The nineteen year old Australian was up two sets when Thiem retired. Popyrin won 7-5, 6-4, 2-0 (RET). [23] Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) lost to [59] Dayana Yastremska (UKR). The eighteen year old Ukrainian upset the veteran in three sets: 6-3, 3-6,…

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