Australian Open predictions – how did I do?

Victoria Azarenka Two weeks ago, I published my predictions for the first Grand Slam of the year in Australia – so, how did I do? I had a pretty good week in predicting the womens tournament as I successfully tipped Victoria Azarenka to win from the start (see original predictions here).  I was also correct…

Novak Djokovic wins the Australian Open

Novak Djokovic The Australian Open finished off with a truly extraordinary mens final as Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal in 5 sets, 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7 7-5.  The final, which lasted a staggering five hours and 53 minutes broke several records; not only was it the longest ever match at the Australian Open, but it…

Australian Open final preview

Rafael Nadal The final match of the Australian Open will see Novak Djokovic take on Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s mens final.  Both players have had terrific tournaments so far; Djokovic strolled through the opening rounds before being tested by Lleyton Hewitt and David Ferrer in the 4th round and quarter-finals respectively, and then surviving a…

Australian Open women’s final preview

Victoria Azarenka The Australian Open final will be contested between the number three seed, Victoria Azarenka and the number four seed, Maria Sharapova.  Azarenka has had a fantastic tournament so far losing just two sets along the way.  The two lost sets came in her last two matches against Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarter-finals and…

A problem with the videos

I have noticed many of my previous videos were not loading as they all had a copyright claim from Tennis Australia! I have managed to replace some of them with better videos now… back to Djokovic vs. Murray ๐Ÿ™‚

Nadal downs Federer in 4 sets

Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal recovered from the loss of the first set to defeat Roger Federer in a fantastic semi-final match, 6-7 6-2 7-6 6-4.  At the beginning of the match, you would have been hard pressed to predict the actual outcome of this match as Federer came out on fire displaying incredible variety with…