Day 1 & 2 down at Melbourne Park

Cam Norrie leaves Melbourne looking for his first win in 2022 following crashing exit to Seb Korda This was one of my matches to keep an eye on coming into the first round down at Melbourne Park and the American Seb Korda who was making his Australian Open debut and beginning his 2022 season at... Continue Reading →

Deported. Melbourne has been a second home for Novak Djokovic for 17 years but after 11 chaotic days he has been sent packing from Australia and must accept full responsibility for his errors & conduct with questions left unanswered of him and officials.

Over the past 17 years Melbourne Park has been a second home for Novak Djokovic, it is the site of his first major appearance, major title and his most successful tournament. What has been a love affair with the City down under has turned toxic in 11 days. By his own fault and also the... Continue Reading →

Brits in Melbourne

Harriet Dart vs Iga Świątek Another Brit who came through qualifying, Harriet Dart is back in the main draw of the Australian Open for a third time having come through qualifying on all three occasions. Dart has not had the luck of the draw in her time in Melbourne: 2019 - 0-6 0-6 vs Maria... Continue Reading →

Australian Open? Australia Closed?

In the rules that were put out to Novak Djokovic and more recently Renata Voracova they have done nothing wrong. Both players were awarded a medical exemption by independent medical panels in Australia to come into play at the Australian Open and lead-up events. This is monumental fiasco fuelled by politics and brings a lot... Continue Reading →

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