Category: Grand Slam

A day at the Australian Open through the eyes of a child

Robbie Cappuccio- 21/01/2017

From Melbourne Beatrice (and Robbie) Cappuccio It is Saturday, and mom and daddy took me - as it happens for 8 years now - to ...

Andy Murray avenges his brother, moves on to fourth round

Cody Fitzpatrick- 20/01/2017

Just one day after American Sam Querrey helped eliminate multiple Grand Slam champion Jamie Murray from the doubles draw, little brother and world No. 1 Andy ...

Mischa Zverev Denies Malek Jaziri To Advance In Melbourne

Tony Fairbairn- 20/01/2017

Mischa Zverev advances in the Australian Open. (Zimbio) Mischa Zverev advances into the second week of a grand slam for the first time after 6-1 ...

Alexander Zverev shuts down young gun Tiafoe in straight sets

Cody Fitzpatrick- 19/01/2017

In what had the potential to be an epic nextgen battle between two of tennis's most promising teenagers, world No. 24 Alexander “Sascha” Zverev, 19, ...

Milos Raonic Advances To Third Round After Comfortable Performance Over Gilles Muller

Tony Fairbairn- 19/01/2017

Milos Raonic (Zimbio) Milos Raonic produced a workmanlike performance in his win over Gilles Muller 6-3 6-4 7-6(4) Both players started the match well, serving ...

Tomas Berdych Advances To Third Round After Defeating Ryan Harrison

Tony Fairbairn- 18/01/2017

Tomas Berdych (Zimbio) Tomas Berdych survived a second set scare to ease past Ryan Harrison 6-3 7-6(6) 6-2 to advance to round three of the Australian ...

Philip Kohlschreiber Survives Inconsistent Basilashvilli In Melbourne

Tony Fairbairn- 17/01/2017

Philip Kohlschreiber perfected his backhand en route to victory. (Zimbio) 32nd seed Philip Kohlschreiber grinded out a 6-4 3-6 7-6(2) 6-4 against Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvilli ...

Rafael Nadal Shines In First Test At Australian Open

Adam Addicott- 17/01/2017

Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his first round match against Florian Mayer on Day 2 of the Australian Open (source: Quinn Rooney/Zimbio.com) Rafael Nadal has got ...

Serena Beats Back Bencic in Aussie Opener

Nafari Vanaski- 17/01/2017

Courtesy Australian Open Serena Williams made a successful, if erratic, return to the Australian Open Tuesday, beating Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-3 in the first round. ...

‘A Beautiful Thing’: Roger Federer Lights Up The Australian Open With A Winning Return

Adam Addicott- 16/01/2017

A six-month injury absence has done little to derail Roger Federer as he fought his way past Austria’s Jurgen Melzer 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, in ...

Venus Williams survives an early scare, Schiavone plays her final match in Melbourne

Cody Fitzpatrick- 16/01/2017

Full Results For our match reports on Shelby Rogers d. Simona Halep & Garbiñe Muguruza d. Marina Erakovic, click here. Venus Williams (USA) [13] d. Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 7-6 (5), 7-5 The 36-year-old Williams came out ...

Jerzy Janowicz Shows Signs Of Improvement Despite First Round Exit

Tony Fairbairn- 16/01/2017

Jerzy Janowicz valiant in defeat (Zimbio) Jerzy Janowicz fought valiantly, however he was ultimately defeated by Marin Cilic 4-6 4-6 6-2 6-2 6-3. Both men ...

The Australian Open is also a family celebration

Robbie Cappuccio- 15/01/2017

Let's turn our head away from the court and look around Melbourne Park. There's a lot going on in this event, catering for a public ...

Australian Open Men’s Draw Preview

Cody Fitzpatrick- 13/01/2017

This year's Australian Open men's draw is unique in that the arguable two best players of all time are seeded ninth and 17th. Consequently, 17-time Slam winner Roger ...

Australian Open Qualifying – day 1 wrap up

Robbie Cappuccio- 11/01/2017

Melbourne Park, home of the Australian Open There is a peculiar smell in the air in Melbourne. It's not just the smell of Summer, it's ...

Jozef Kovalik the highest casualty as the third seed in Australian Open qualifying crashes out

Alex Burton- 11/01/2017

Frances Tiafoe of the United States avoided an upset by progressing into the second round of qualifying with a three-set win over Marco Cecchinato, though ...

Ten Must-See First Round Matches At The US Open

Adam Addicott- 27/08/2016

The Arthur Ashe Stadium (image via zimbio.com) This year's US Open promises to be one full of excitement and intrigue. As top seeds Novak Djokovic ...

Andy Murray Downs Milos Raonic To Clinch His Second Wimbledon Title

Adam Addicott- 10/07/2016

Andy Murray has become the 12th man in the Open Era to win multiple Wimbledon titles after defeating Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(2). In ...

Wimbledon Men’s Semifinals: Andy Murray And Roger Federer Face Stiff Opposition

Adam Addicott- 08/07/2016

Wednesday’s quarter-final matches at Wimbledon saw dramatic recoveries by both Roger Federer and Andy Murray. It was a duo of performances that is worthy of ...

Ladies Semifinals Preview: Serena And Venus Williams Targets A Wimbledon Double

Adam Addicott- 07/07/2016

Once again a duo of American sisters is dominating headlines at the Wimbledon Championships. Serena and Venus Williams are both just one win away from ...