Daniil Medvedev loses to Ugo Humbert, Australian Open

Daniil Medvedev loses to Ugo Humbert, Australian Open

Daniil Medvedev suffered a shock defeat in his opening match of the season against Frenchman Ugo Humbert on Sunday in the ATP Cup, upsetting his preparations for the Australian Open. The US Open champion leads a Russian team in Sydney depleted by injuries and the Covid-19 virus as they look to defend the title they … Read more

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Taylor Fritz

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Taylor Fritz

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas qualified for the Australian Open quarter-finals after a thrilling five-set saga against American Taylor Fritz on Monday. The No. 4 seed came back from down 2-1 to defeat Fritz 4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 after a three-and-a-half hour marathon at Rod Laver Arena. The duo’s rivalry has reignited since their … Read more

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasy Kokinakis doubles doubles, Special Ks, entertaining for players, future after the big three, men’s doubles, tie, results, reaction

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasy Kokinakis doubles doubles, Special Ks, entertaining for players, future after the big three, men’s doubles, tie, results, reaction

This year’s Australian Open forced tennis into an uncomfortable position. It was the first time since 1999 that both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer missed a Grand Slam. The ‘Big Three’ were cut to one and even Rafael Nadal was under an injury cloud, telling reporters earlier in the week that a rare foot condition … Read more

Universal Tennis makes a global impact as the official rating of Tennis Australia

Universal Tennis makes a global impact as the official rating of Tennis Australia

It is considered the gold standard for tennis rankings and now Universal Tennis is looking to take the sport to the next level in 2022. The UTR rating ranks all players – professional, college, junior, and recreational – on the same 16.5-point scale, regardless of age, gender, or location. The algorithm calculates a player’s UTR … Read more

Did tennis star Novak Djokovic hinder Europe’s supply of electric car battery?

Did tennis star Novak Djokovic hinder Europe’s supply of electric car battery?

Protests in the Serbian capital BelgradePhoto: Oliver Bunic / Agence France-Presse (Getty Images) Professional tennis has a strong business relationship with the automobile industry. Many famous players sign lucrative multi-year deals to promote and appear in ads for luxury car brands. It is worth noting that Roger Federer did that Long-term relationship with Mercedes-Benz. The … Read more

Australian Open 2022 – Why Australian Superstar Nick Kyrgios is Happy Gilmore Tennis

Australian Open 2022 – Why Australian Superstar Nick Kyrgios is Happy Gilmore Tennis

Melbourne, Australia – McGavin shooter has never loved Happy Gilmore. “It’s a disgrace to the game,” he once said. “Guy ruins golf. Get him off the tour.” Brilliant hockey player, loser turned funky golfer, fictional character wonderfully portrayed by Adam Sandler in the 1996 film, Gilmore was a polarizing figure, to say the least. Gilmore … Read more

Australian Open 2022 – Why Australian Superstar Nick Kyrgios is Happy Gilmore Tennis

Australian Open 2022 – Why Australian Superstar Nick Kyrgios is Happy Gilmore Tennis

Melbourne, Australia – McGavin shooter has never loved Happy Gilmore. “It’s a disgrace to the game,” he once said. “Guy ruins golf. Get him off the tour.” Brilliant hockey player, loser turned funky golfer, a fictional character wonderfully portrayed by Adam Sandler in the 1996 film, was a polarizing character, to say the least. Gilmore … Read more

Australian Open midterm scores: Ashleigh Barty dominates, ESPN TV coverage falters

Australian Open midterm scores: Ashleigh Barty dominates, ESPN TV coverage falters

We passed the first week of our first major of the year. The defending men’s champion is tossed out, removed from the (and country) lottery by the Australian Minister of Immigration. The defending her title was knocked out by a 20-year-old American woman. Rafa Nadal is 12 sets from becoming the all-time winner of the … Read more

Craig Tilly asked if the tennis star would sue $6 million

Craig Tilly asked if the tennis star would sue  million

Tennis Australia coach, Craig Tiley, spoke again about Novak Djokovic’s saga in media interviews on Sunday morning, and denied filing a lawsuit against the Serbian player, and claimed that he will return to Melbourne next year. Djokovic was deported last Sunday after a federal court upheld Immigration Minister Alex Hawk’s decision to revoke his visa. … Read more

Australian Open 2022 – Inside the strange and intense job of a USTA Scout

Australian Open 2022 – Inside the strange and intense job of a USTA Scout

Few expected Sofia Kenin to win the 2020 Australian Open. She was seeded 14th and never advanced past the fourth round in a major tournament. The then-21-year-old American was barely on the radar. But point by point and match by match, Kenin stormed into the draw, setting up the biggest showdown of her career against … Read more