Venus Williams stumbles into Australian Open third round

Venus Williams advanced to the Australian Open third round with an unimpressive 7-5 6-4 victory over France’s Camille Pin. The former world number one had to come from behind in both sets (from 4-5 in...

Nicole Vaidisova apologizes for defeating Alicia Molik at Australian Open

At the third day of the Australian Open, No.12 seed Nicole Vaidisova of Czech Republic defeated Australian Alicia Molik in straight sets 6-2 6-3 , and later apologized for beating the local favorite. Vaidisova's domination...

Maria Sharapova makes quick work of Lindsay Davenport at Australian Open

Lindsay Davenport was not a big challenge to fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova who defeated her 6-1 6-3 in little over an hour. Sharapova took the first set in just 26 minutes. The second set was much...

Marion Bartoli, Agnes Szavay lose in Australian Open first round

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...

Serena Williams deletes blog post about her broken heart

At her official website, Serena Williams very openly blogged about getting dumped and her disappointment in men. Since the confession received much more attention than she thought it would, she decided to delete the...

Mystery of Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open dress solved

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Thankful Jelena Jankovic survives epic scare in Australian Open first round

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...

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

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

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...
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