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Floundering Fish knocked out on day three of Australian Open


Day three of the Australian Open inMelbourneParkopened with another surprise casualty as eighth seeded Mardy Fish was sensationally knocked out by Alejandro Falla. The American, a formerMelbournequarter-finalist, made a host of unforced errors and was comfortably beaten in straight sets. … Continue reading

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Stosur falls at the first hurdle on day two of the Australian Open


Home crowd favourite Samantha Stosur was sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open on day two following a straight sets loss to Sorana Cirstea. The reigning US Open champion looked out of sorts throughout the match and made 33 unforced … Continue reading

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Australian Open favourites Djokovic and Kvitova get their campaigns underway on Day two


The Australian Open favourites take to the court on day two inMelbournewith Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova opening their campaigns on the Rod Laver Arena. Kvitova is first on court Vera Dushevina in a match that should provide little challenge … Continue reading

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Stunning Tomic comeback highlights day one at the Australian Open


The opening day of the Australian Open saw home favourite Bernard Tomic fight back from two sets behind to oust Fernando Verdasco. The 22nd seeded Spaniard has struggled in recent years but came out of the blocks in stunning fashion … Continue reading

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Opening day of Australian Open sees leading contenders take to the courts


The opening Grand Slam of the year always provides plenty of surprises with some players having taken an extended winter break and just returning to the courts but the weather looks set to play havoc during the opening round. The … Continue reading

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Djokovic once more the favourite ahead of the Australian Open


This article is an analysis of the top 16 seeds in the men’s Australian Open. For a similar breakdown in the ladies draw click here. For a preview of the Open click here. 1. Novak Djokovic Over the course of the … Continue reading

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A look at the leading ladies ahead of the Australian Open


This article is an analysis of the top 16 seeds in the ladies Australian Open. For a similar breakdown of the men’s draw click here. For a preview of the Open click here. 1. Caroline Wozniacki The world number one will once … Continue reading

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