2022 Australian Open SF Notes

The final for the 2022 Australian Open is all set and will be contested on Saturday night in Melbourne between Ash Barty and Danielle Collins. Spoiler alert – the semi-finals weren’t great but please do still read on for my thoughts (😂) in the penultimate MTB post from the 2022 Australian Open. SF stories 📚…

2022 Australian Open QF Notes

We’re down to the final four – Ash Barty, Iga Swiatek, Danielle Collins and Madison Keys. This post reviews the quarter-finals from the 2022 Australian Open which were played on Tuesday and Wednesday. The semi-finals are all set for Thursday and it will be the first time they take centre stage in Melbourne in the…

2022 Australian Open 4th Round Notes

The 4th round at the 2022 Australian Open is in the books. I can’t remember two polar opposite days like this. Sunday was one of the most lacklustre last 16 days. Monday was an absolute thriller! The quarter-final line-up is a nice mix of favourites and stories. Read on for highlights from days 7 and…

2022 Australian Open 3rd Round Notes

The third round of the 2022 Australian Open is in the books. There’s been a real step-up in the quality of the matches over the past two days after a subdued start to the tournament. There’s been some upsets, notably in the bottom half, but I think the draw has held up reasonably well so…

2022 Australian Open 2nd Round Notes

The second round of the 2022 Australian Open is in the books. Day 3 followed the same trend of the first two days and was pretty subdued. Day 4 broke the mould with the first notable upsets of the tournament. I’ve been waiting for that moment, waking up and scrolling through the scores, befuddled and…

2022 Australian Open 1st Round Notes

The lead-up to the 2022 Australian Open has been… well, eventful. It’s now time for the tennis to shine as the main draw for the Australian Open began on Monday. This post wraps up the highlights from the first round. On the whole, I think it was a pretty subdued start (which was probably required…

2022 Australian Open Preview

Australian Open time. What a wild run-up it’s been this year and still it goes on. Sydney and Adelaide concluded on Saturday with Paula Badosa and Madison Keys as the champs. Badosa-Krejcikova was an excellent final, while Keys winning was a real feel-good story. She looked fantastic all week! The draw for the 2022 Australian…

WTA Predictions for 2022

This is the annual post on Moo’s Tennis Blog where I have a bash at predicting next year’s season ending WTA rankings. 2021 was a mixed bag of predictions on MTB – view the results here. Please sound off in the comments with your top ten predictions for 2022! 10. Amanda Anismova: Let’s throw a…