Seeds Fared Better On Day 2


AUSTRALIAN OPEN: DAY TWO FALLEN SEEDS The seeded players did much better on day two than on day one. Although some were pushed to the limits they fought their way to victory. Only two seeded players lost: [17] Marco Cecchinato (ITA) lost to [92] Filip Krajinovic (SRB) 6-4, 6-0, 1-6, 6-7(8), 4-6 and [25] Mihaela…

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See How The Seeds Fared


AUSTRALIAN OPEN: DAY ONE The first day of the first major is in the books. While the loss of some seeds is always expected, the seeds that lost on day one may surprise you. FALLEN MEN SEEDS American [9] John Isner lost to his countryman [102] Reilly Opelka 6-7(4), 6-7(6), 7-6(4), 6-7(5). Perhaps he was…

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Australian Open Men’s Draw Analysis

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The bottom half of the draw is loaded with the following seeds: #2 Rafael Nadal, #3 Roger Federer, #5 Kevin Anderson, #6 Marin Cilic, #9 John Isner, #10 Karen Khachanov, #13 Kyle Edmund, #14 Stefanos Tsitsipas, #18 Diego Schwartzman, #19 Nikoloz Basilashvili, #20 Grigor Dimitrov, #22 Roberto Bautista Agut, #26 Fernando Verdasco, #27 Alex de…

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A Passion For The Game


The first major (aka: the Australian Open) gets underway on television in the USA on Sunday, January 13th. As I get prepared for another tennis season, the qualifying rounds of a major remind me that “most tennis players play tennis because they are passionate about the sport”. That would seem intuitive; however, take a look…

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Kuznetsova Makes Quick Work Of Puig

Apia International Sydney Women’s Final: [CR25] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs. [CR94] Monica Puig (PUR) Kuznetsova has started her 2016 season off with a bang and will be a force to be reckoned with at the Australian Open.  After defeating the number two ranked player, Simona Halep, in the semifinals; she crushed Puig in the final,…

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