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...

Jelena Dokic injured in play-offs, Australian Open fortunes nose-dived

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Former world No.4 Jelena Dokic’s plans of reviving her shattered career through the Australian Open seem far away right now as the Serbian-born Australian tennis player had to pull out of the wildcard play-offs. Dokic...

Australian Open may lose its Grand Slam status?

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Tennis Australia fears that the Australian Open may lose its Grand Slam status because of two reasons: 1) Melbourne Park needs to be invested in; it has now fallen behind it's Grand Slam counterparts based...

Preview of Serena Williams’ Australian Open outfit

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Here’s a sneak peek of the new outfit Serena Williams will wear when she launches defense of her Australian Open title in Melbourne next month. Serena will be wearing white and purple -- a...

Australian Open to have the strongest field ever

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The 2008 Australian Open is expected to have the best field in the tournament’s 103-year history, since only one of both top 100 ATP and WTA players won’t compete. That one player is world...

Jelena Dokic to fight for a spot in the main draw of the Australian Open

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Former world No.4 Jelena Dokic plans to return to competitive tennis in 2008 and is hoping to revive her shattered career through the Australian Open. Having no ranking points, Dokic’s way to the Australian Open...

Players to get more mercy at Australian Open

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The Australian Open has made some steps to make the tremendous heat more bearable for the players. The tournament's heat policy has been amended so that when extreme conditions are declared matches in progress...