Marion Bartoli, Agnes Szavay lose in Australian Open first round

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Wimbledon finalist Marion Bartoli and Hungarian sensation Agnes Szavay lost in the first round of the Australian Open. I didn't expect these two members of the top 20 to leave Melbourne so early. No.10 seed...

Mystery of Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open dress solved

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Thankful Jelena Jankovic survives epic scare in Australian Open first round

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Third seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after a long and totally undecided encounter with Austrian prodigy Tamira Paszek. Except for a few moments in the match...

Australian Open had only 4 full-time staff members in the past, now 140

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The Australian Open was run by just four full-time staff members sixteen years ago, while today that number is 140. Sarah Clement, who is now Tennis Australia’s general manager of operations and events, was one...

Jelena Dokic angry for not getting the Australian Open wildcard

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Former world number four Jelena Dokic failed to qualify for the 2008 Australian Open, and now she’s angry at Tennis Australia (TA) for not giving her a wildcard. Besides criticizing them for not supporting her...

Jelena Dokic hasn’t qualified for the 2008 Australian Open

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Jelena Dokic’s big plans of competing at the 2008 Australian Open are over as she failed to qualify losing 6-2 6-1 to Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand in the second round. What was one of most...

The 2008 Australian Open seeds announced

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Seedings for the 2008 Australian Open were announced on Thursday and world number one Justine Henin has been named as top seed. Here's the list of the seeded players on the women’s side: Justine Henin (Belgium) Svetlana...

Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open 2008 dresses

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It’s always worth taking a look at the fashion choices of Russian fashionista Maria Sharapova who always introduces something completely new and impressive (check out my retrospection of her 2007 outfits). For the 2008...

Samantha Stosur withdraws from both Australian Open and Gold Coast

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Australia's No.1 women's tennis player Samantha Stosur is forced to miss the Australian circuit because she didn’t have enough time to prepare. Stosur was unable to compete on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour for...

New Australian Open surface criticized, Tennis Australia satisfied with their choice

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The 2008 Australian Open will be played on the new Plexicushion surface, as the old Rebound Ace surface was replaced, but lately there has been a lot of talk about the quality of the...