Flawless Federer into 35th Consecutive Australian Open Quarterfinal

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Roger Federer won through to his 35th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal after dismissing young Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets 6-4 7-6(4) 6-2 in 1 hour and 53 minutes on Monday … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Steamrolls into Quarterfinals in Melbourne

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Serena Williams destroyed Maria Kirilenko in their fourth round match at the Australian Open, Williams with 87% of first serves in and creating 22 winners on her way to the 57 minute, … [Read more...]

Stephens Sets Up Master and Apprentice Quarterfinal Clash With Williams

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Sloane Stephens continued her dream run at the Australian Open, defeating young Serbian Bojana Jovanovski in a tough three set match 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 on Monday to set up a quarterfinal … [Read more...]

Murray Cruises at Australian Open, Meets Chardy in Quarterfinal

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Andy Murray cruised into his ninth consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal appearance after defeating a drained Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 on Monday at the Australian Open.   Simon … [Read more...]

Azarenka in Fine Form, Meets Refreshed Kuznetsova in Quarterfinal

  By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Victoria Azarenka kept her Australian Open title defense on track on Monday after comfortably disposing of Hobart champion Elena Vesnina 6-1, 6-1 in 58 minutes on Rod … [Read more...]

Djokovic Survives Mighty Challenge From Wawrinka to Advance to Quarterfinals

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - The Australian Open produced it’s greatest match of 2013 and one of the best in recent times as Novak Djokovic triumphed over Stanislas Wawrinka in a five hour and three minute thriller … [Read more...]

Radwanska Cruises Past Ivanovic and Reaches Australian Open Quarterfinals

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Agnieszka Radwanska won through to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Sunday night, demolishing thirteenth seed Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-4 in just 70 minutes.   With the win, … [Read more...]

Clinical Sharapova Continues Her Mission, Li Na Advances

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Kirsten Flipkens became the next victim in Maria Sharapova’s mission for a second Australian Open title on Sunday, the second seed demolishing her Belgian opponent in straight sets 6-1, … [Read more...]

Tipsarevic Pulls Pin and Sends Almagro Through to First Australian Open Quarterfinal

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) Tenth seed Nicolas Almagro has progressed through to his first Australian Open quarterfinal after Janko Tipsarevic retired injured down a set and 2-5 in the second set.   The Serbian looked frustrated and … [Read more...]

Ferrer Crushes Nishikori and Sets Up All-Spanish Quarterfinal at Australian Open

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 20, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - David Ferrer won through to his third consecutive Australian Open quarterfinal after defeating a listless Kei Nishikori in straight sets 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in two hours and 10 minutes on day … [Read more...]