Tag Archives: Petra Kvitová

French hopes sink on Day six with Djokovic once more asserting his authority


Day six of the Australian Open saw some of the most entertaining tennis of the championship thus far in Melbourne. Novak Djokovic, the men’s top seed, was in sensational form as he swept aside the challenge of Nicolas Mahut. The … Continue reading

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While you were sleeping….the favourites advanced at the Australian Open


Serena Williams was given scare during her second round match at the Australian Open when the five times champion fell during the closing stages of her match with Barbora Zahlavova Strycova. With her preparations forAustraliahaving been hampered by a left … Continue reading

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A look ahead to Day four of the Australian Open


Day four of the Australian should provide plenty of excitement with Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams, Maria Shapaova, Novak Djokovic and Murray all due on court but the real excitement might take place in the evening session when Andy Roddick and … 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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Seedings announced for Australian Open


The seeds for the Australian Open have been announced with Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki named the top seeds for the first Grand Slam of the season. With the leading seeds all placed by their world rankings there was little … Continue reading

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While you were sleeping….the ladies semi final lineup was decided


Vera Zvonareva opened proceedings on day ten of the Australian Open. The Russian, played with a heavy heart after yesterday’s Moscow bombings. Wearing a black ribbon in support of the victims of her native city the second seed could have … Continue reading

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While you were sleeping…day two at the Australian Open


The opening day of the Australian Open was dominated by the performance of the leading men with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Fernando Verdasco all on top form with the ladies taking a back seat on a day with little … Continue reading

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