australian open

  1. TheAssassin

    Rate the 2021 Australian Open

    On a scale of 10 to 10, 10 being stunning.
  2. N01E

    Summoning jutsu

    Worked like a charm
  3. W

    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Thiem, Australian Open final, 2020

    Novak Djokovic beat Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 2020 on hard court Djokovic was the defending champion and this was his record extending 8th Australian Open title. This was Thiem's third loss in as many Slam finals. He would go onto win his maiden Slam at...
  4. D

    What happened to Dieguito?

    Title is self-explanatory. What happened?
  5. RaulRamirez

    Quick Question: Why is Sinner not seeded?

    Watching Shapo- Sinner - kind of a tough break for both that this is a first round match. Present rankings are 11 and 32. What am I missing? Why isn't Sinner seeded?
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Agassi, Australian Open quarter-final, 2005

    Roger Federer beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open quarter-final, 2005 on hard court Federer would go onto lose in the next round to Marat Safin. The two would go onto play the US Open final later in the year, with Federer again winning Federer won 99 points, Agassi 79...
  7. N01E

    Mandela Effect: AO 2009 final

    Most people remember it as an epic 5-set thriller, but it actually was a rather easy straight set win. Bamos!
  8. Enceladus

    2021 Australian Open - Men's Singles - General Discussion

    Under normal circumstances, the men's final of the Australian Open 2021 would be take place today (January 31). However, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the great caution of the Victoria state authorities, AO 2021 was postponed to February and qualifying competition was played outside...
  9. InsideOut900

    4th set of 2000 Australian Open SF, one of the best sets ever

    Note: I am talking about this here and not on Former Pro to bring it to attention to some people that might have not seen it, rather than people who watch this all day long. Also for better visibility. The set starts around 1:44:00 mark until 2:32:00, so roughly 48 mins of pure brilliance, but...
  10. Enceladus

    Novak Djokovic sent an open letter to Australia

    Nole published an open letter to Australia on his social media accounts, in which he commented in detail on the situation before the start of the tournaments there. In this way, Djoker responds to the criticism he faces after the publication of ideas for easing the so-called "hard quarantine"...
  11. eman11

    New Kygios Shoes 2021 (Pre Aussie Open)

    I'm sure most have already seen this...
  12. Enceladus

    Jeremy Chardy accused the AO organizers of favoring the TOP 3 tennis players

    Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will spend quarantine and preparation for the Australian part of the season in Adelaide, where they will play exhibition matches at the end of January. The exclusive bubble in Adelaide will number a total...
  13. InsideOut900

    Australian Open 2008, but the semifinals are reversed, what happens?

    Say we have Nadal-Federer and Djokovic-Tsonga in the semifinals. Who would you favour in each match, who would win the potential final afterwards? To spice it up, let's presume Nadal plays better, since he was a bit shellshocked against Tsonga and severely underperformed, but this time he gets...
  14. P

    Australian Open Trophy Cameo in Wonder Woman 1984?

    I just wrapped up watching the movie, and saw an interesting glimmer at around 13:29 into the movie of a trophy. Looks a whole lot like the mens australian open trophy. Thoughts?
  15. W

    Match Stats/Report - Wawrinka vs Nadal, Australian Open final, 2014

    Stan Wawrinka beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the Australian Open final, 2014 on hard court It was the first of Wawrinka's to date 3 Slam titles. Nadal had won the last Slam at US Open previous year and would go onto win the next at French Open. Nadal had won all 12 of the pair's...
  16. forehandsonly

    Which players would favour the new 2021 schedule

    Do you think the new schedule and delayed Aussie Open favours any paticular players ?
  17. forehandsonly

    Who is your favourite for the 2021 Aussie open?

    Who is your favourite for the 2021 Aussie open? Do you think one of the big 3 will take it; or someone else?
  18. W

    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Tsonga, Australian Open final, 2008

    Novak Djokovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Australian Open final, 2008 on hard court This was Djokovic's first Slam title. Tsonga was unseeded and playing in his first tour level final and he beat Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray among others in reaching it. To date, this remains his...
  19. W

    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Cash, Australian Open final, 1987

    Stefan Edberg beat Pat Cash 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3 in the Australian Open final, 1987 on grass This was the last edition of the tournament to be played on grass. The two had recently played a Davis Cup final rubber at the same venue with Cash winning. Edberg was the defending champion...
  20. W

    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Lendl, Australian Open semi-final, 1985

    Stefan Edberg beat Ivan Lendl 6-7(3), 7-5, 6-1, 4-6, 9-7 in the Australian Open semi-final, 1985 on grass Edberg would go onto beat double defending champion Mats Wilander in the final to win his first Slam title. Lendl had recently won the US Open and was the world #1 Edberg won 209...
  21. W

    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Wilander, Australian Open semi-final, 1990

    Stefan Edberg beat Mats Wilander 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in the Australian Open semi-final, 1990 on hard court Edberg would go onto lose in the final to Ivan Lendl. This was Wilander's last Slam semi and the only one he made in 17 appearances post 1988. This was the 4th meeting between the pair at...
  22. W

    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Edberg, Australian Open final, 1990

    Ivan Lendl beat Stefan Edberg 4-6, 7-6(3), 5-2 retired in the Australian Open final, 1990 on hard court Lendl was the world number 1, defending champion and this would turn out to be his last Slam title. Edberg would win his second Wimbledon later in the year and finish the year ranked...
  23. W

    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Edberg, Australian Open semi-final, 1991

    Ivan Lendl beat Stefan Edberg 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-4 in the Australian Open semi-final, 1991 on hard court Lendl, the defending champion and world number 3, would go onto lose the final to Boris Becker in what would turn out to be his last Slam final. Edberg was the world number 1...
  24. W

    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Becker, Australian Open third round, 1992

    John McEnroe beat Boris Becker 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 in the Australian Open third round, 1992 on hard court McEnroe was unseeded and this was his second and last win over Becker in official matches, the first having come in 1985 before Becker's first Wimbledon title. Becker as the defending...
  25. eman11

    What is Sasha Zverev using here?

    You can see it in min 1:45.... on his heel, what is it and what is it for?
  26. W

    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Curren, Australian Open final, 1984

    Mats Wilander beat Kevin Curren 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-2 in the Australian Open final, 1984 on grass Wilander was the defending champion and this was his second title at the event. He would go on to add a then Open Era record third title in 1988. It was Curren's first Slam final, and he...
  27. W

    Match Stats/Report - Newcombe vs Connors, Australian Open final, 1975

    John Newcombe beat Jimmy Connors 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7) in the Australian Open final, 1975 on grass It was Newcombe's second Australian Open title and the last of his 5 Open Era Slam titles. Connors was the defending champion, having entered the event for the first time the previous...
  28. J

    Fed at AO: Easiest Path to a Grand Slam Semi Ever?

    I know it's not Federer's fault, but his draw in the AO has been profoundly easy. Here are the rankings of his opponents so far: 1st. Johnson, 75 2nd. Krajanovic, 41 3rd. Millman, 47 4th. Fucsovics, 67 Qtr: Sandgren, 100 Assuming Fed beats Sandgren, he would have made it to a GS semifinal...
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