Australian Open 2015: Murray and Djokovic roads to the final

Novak Djokovic, Australian Open 2015

Novak Djokovic’ road to the final Djokovic dropped his serve only once in his first five matches but was pushed to five sets by defending champion Stan Wawrinka in the semies. If he wins on Sunday he will be the first male player to capture 5 Australian Open titles (one more than Andre Agassi and […]

Australian Open 2015: Murray and Djokovic advance to the final

Rod Laver Arena

Andy Murray defeats Tomas Berdych 6-7 6-0 6-3 7-5 Lots of tension between the two players at the start of the match. Berdych wins the first set after 1h16 of play and then completely falls apart. Murray wins in four sets and reaches his fourth Australian Open final. Brian had the chance to attend both […]

Aus Open 2015: Williams and Sharapova roads to the final

Serena Williams, Australian Open 2015

Serena Williams road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Alison Van Uytvanck 6-0 6-4 R2 Vera Zvonareva 7-5 6-0 R3 Elina Svitolina 4-6 6-2 6-0 R4 Garbine Muguruza 2-6 6-3 6-2 QF Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-2 SF Madison Keys 7-6 6-2 Serena Williams lost 2 sets en route for her 6th Australian Open final, […]

Australian Open 2015: Maria Sharapova at practice

Maria Sharapova, Australian Open 2015

Maria will face fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova in the semies. Do you think she will win a second Australian Open title?

Australian Open 2015: Nick Kyrgios reaches the quarterfinals

Nick Kyrgios, Australian Open 2015

Local hero Nick Kyrgios rallied from two sets down, saved a match point at 5-6 in the fourth to beat Federer’s conqueror, Andreas Seppi, 5-7 4-6 6-3 7-6 8-6 in a crazy atmosphere. Relive the match through Brian’s tweets: This is how much Australia loves @NickKyrgios!!! Moments away from the start of the match! I'm […]

Rod Laver by Rex Bellamy

Rod Laver

From Love Thirty: Three Decades of Champions, by Rex Bellamy, published in 1990: Rodney George Laver was the most astounding player I ever saw, and may have been the greatest ever. His record is without parallel. Consider what that record might have been but for his exclusion from 21 Grand Slam tournaments when he was, […]