Kyrgios and Konjuh Win Australian Open Junior Singles Titles

  By Jaclyn Stacey (January 26, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Nick Kyrgios has been crowned the 2013 Australian Open Junior Boys’ champion after overpowering good friend and fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6(4) 6-3 in one hour and … [Read more...]

Stosur Falls Apart as Zheng Advances at Australian Open

By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 16, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Jie Zheng progressed through an error filled match against ninth seed Samantha Stosur in two hours and 42 minutes on Rod Laver Arena in day three action at Australian Open … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Down Under – Day Two

(January 15, 2013) A look at some the questions and answers from day one of the 2013 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Kimiko Date-Krumm Q.  I think you set a record today. ( At 42, Date-Krumm became the oldest player to win a match at … [Read more...]

Tipsarevic Grinds Down Veteran Hewitt to Progress at Australian Open

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 14, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK,  Australia - Eighth seed Janko Tipsarevic ground out victory in just over three hours against former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt in a thrilling three set encounter on Rod Laver Arena in Monday's … [Read more...]

Venus Williams, Sharapova, Tipsarevic and Others in Notes and Quotes From Down Under – Day One

(January 14, 2013) A look at some the questions and answers from day one of the 2013 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.  Maria Sharapova Q.  You have now gotten a double bagel win at every slam.  It completes your double bagel slam or … [Read more...]

Djokovic Faster Than an Audi R8

  By Jaclyn Stacey (January 11, 2013) MELBOURNE, Australia - World No. 1 Novak Djokovic faced a tough opponent on Friday in an Audi R8 LMS GT3 race car at the world premiere of his new HEAD Graphene™ Speed racquet at Melbourne’s Sandown … [Read more...]

Draws Made for the 2013 Australian Open

(January 11, 2013) The official Australian Open draw took place on Friday morning in Melbourne on the banks of the Yarra River, with the defending champions  Victoria Azarenka and Novak Djokovic riding a boat to the ceremony. On the women's side, … [Read more...]