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by | Jan 31, 2023

There is much to say about Novak Djokovic’s tennis game, and you cannot reduce his mastery of the sport to any single factor. But if the need existed, as in headline writing — see above — patience would be worth…

by | Jan 20, 2023

The Aussie put an ace on the T at 6-4 in the tiebreak to put himself ahead two zero in sets against Andy Murray. It was round two at the Australian Open, under the lights. Notwithstanding a brilliant defense at…

by | Jan 30, 2022

The tennis at the Australian Open was superb. It takes some chutzpah to write this at a tournament where the defending and winningest champion — nine in total and the last three in a row! — is barred due to…

by | Jan 27, 2022

Peng Shuai’s supporters won a small victory as Tennis Australia reversed its ban on “Where is Peng Shuai?” T-shirts at the Australian Open in Melbourne Park yesterday, thanks to fans and supporters of the alleged victim of Chinese communist persecution….

by | Jan 23, 2022

There is an Irish song much beloved in Australia that tells of a young man in Ireland who steals some corn and is sentenced to a penal colony in Australia but keeps hope alive because he is in love and…

by | Jan 16, 2022

Top seed Ashley Barty plays at Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park this afternoon following what promises to be a thrilling morning to start the Australian Open, featuring defending champion Naomi Osaka against Camila Osorio and the most famous Greek…

by | Jan 6, 2022

After the Peng scandal, Djokogate? Not at all. Peng Shuai is a Chinese tennis player, one of the best in the world on the women’s tour just a few years back, now a prisoner of the Red Chinese. They do…

by | Feb 22, 2021

With Naomi Osaka’s quick dispatch of Jenny Brady in the women’s final of the Australian Open tennis tournament for her fourth major, the top of the men’s draw was hugely anticipated. As competitive nail-biter it flopped, but it showed Novak…

by | Feb 19, 2021

Naomi Osaka beat Su-Wei Hsieh in the quarterfinals at the Australian Open because she overpowered her opponent with a game plan devolved from the style of Serena Williams, the finest player of the age and Miss Osaka’s idol since she…

by | Feb 3, 2020

Down one set to two, Novak Djokovic was three games away from losing the fourth and with it his bid for an eighth Australian Open trophy. The trophy is called the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, named after a great Australian…

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