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5th Week – Davis Cup (1R)

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First round 2012 Three notable players who had been nominated (Janko Tipsarevic, Nicolas Almagro, Radek Stepanek), skipped the weekend (injuries). Serbian fans should be happy Novak Djokovic didn’t follow suit despite his effort in Melbourne, last year he’d pulled out … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 14 (Final)

Final 2012     Final 2011 (1)Novak Djokovic d. (3)Andy Murray    6-7(2), 7-6(3), 6-3, 6-2    [3:40 h]  Their second straight major final, third consecutive meeting in Melbourne, only four pairs met thrice in a row at the Australian … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 11+12 (SF)

Semifinals 2012     Semifinals 2011 2nd semifinal: Friday (3)Andy Murray d. (2)Roger Federer     6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-2    [4:00 h] * Very important victory for Murray from psychological point of view on different levels; most of … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 9+10 (QF)

Quarterfinals 2012     Quarterfinals 2011 Wednesday 4th quarterfinal: (2)Roger Federer d. (7)Jo-Wilfried Tsonga    7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-3    [3:34 h] Federer in his new black-pink shoes has won fifth match this year and advances to his 10th … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 7+8 (4R)

Monday The most promising players born in the 90s (Bernard Tomic, Milos Raonic) still aren’t capable of making the noise in the second week of Grand Slam tournaments. Roger Federer keeps them in the queue. Tomic and Raonic have different styles … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 5+6 (3R)

Last year: Bernard Tomic played two good pre-Australian Open tournaments and said before his fourth round meeting with Roger Federer that he would beat the 4-time champion, ended up losing 4-6 2-6 2-6 though. This year: Tomic beat Djokovic at … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 4 (2R)

The hottest day this week – 38 Celsius most of the day (102 Fahrenheit). A main favorite beside Djokovic, Andy Murray spent only 101 minutes on Hisense Arena in these difficult conditions, overpowering Joao Sousa [100] of Portugal 6-2 6-2 6-4. … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 3 (2R)

The match of the day occurred on Court No. 8, where 22-year-old Jerzy Janowicz took on Somdev Devvarman. The Indian has slipped to No. 551 after missing most of the 2012 season with a shoulder injury, but he reminded on … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 2 (1R)

The second day was in my opinion much less interesting than the first one. Matches of main favorites were so short that will soon evaporate from memories of fans. Andy Murray dropped just seven games to Robin Haase, whom he … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 1 (1R)

16-year-old Thanasi Kokkinakis [758] was unknown in the tennis world until the first week of 2013, when he got a surprising chance to pop up out of nowhere replacing Isner and Haas at Hopman Cup. The teenager unexpectedly shared the … Continue reading

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