16 Years To The Day After Saving Match Points, Coming Back From 1-5 Third-Set Aussie Open Deficit, Serena Williams Suffers The Same

16 Years To The Day After Saving Match Points, Coming Back From 1-5 Third-Set Aussie Open Deficit, Serena Williams Suffers The Same

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Very often when I open up the pages of my book “On This Day In Tennis History” or click on the mobile app each morning to read of the significant anniversaries in tennis history, I come across an item that becomes interesting in the current context. Wednesday,...

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Stosur, Zhang win through to Australian Open final

In a thrilling match at Rod Laver Arena, Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai overcome Barbora Strycova and Marketa…

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Australian Open semi-finalist Lucas Pouille praises coach Amelie Mauresmo and believes more male players should employ female coaches.

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Twelve months ago after a fourth-round exit at the Australian Open, when he nursed an elbow injury, Novak Djokovic was searching for his game and motivation. Today, the Serbian sits atop the ATP Rankings and is fully focused on the job at hand: to win a record seventh title in Melbourne. “It feels great,”...

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Stefanos Tsitsipas feels he "can do something good" against 17-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semi-final.

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Raonic Disappointed By Lack Of Firepower

Milos Raonic was riding on the crest of a wave – his game, seemingly, back at its dominant best. The Canadian had won 94 per cent of his service games in four matches, he’d faced just five break points and struck 107 aces at this year’s Australian Open. But Lucas Pouille stopped his...

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Was Serena Williams feeling the pressure or was Karolina Pliskova too good during a stunning turn of events at the Australian Open? In reality, it was both.

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Leg injury forces Nishikori out of Australian Open against Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic advanced to the Australian Open semifinals when Kei Nishikori retired in the second set after less than an hour of play. He will play Lucas Pouille next.

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Djokovic into Australian Open semis as Nishikori quits

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open semi-finals after Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori retires injured.

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4 hours ago, BBC Sport

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Danielle Collins has a big test ahead of her in the Australian Open semifinals. So does Rafael Nadal. Here are the big stories ahead of Day 11.

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All-Aussie wildcard pairing Astra Sharma and John-Patrick Smith stun the reigning US Open champions to reach the semifinals…

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Djokovic To Play Pouille In Australian Open Semi-finals

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic booked his place in the Australian Open for the seventh time on Wednesday night when Kei Nishikori retired due to injury in the second set. Djokovic, a six-time former champion at Melbourne Park, was leading 6-1, 4-1 when eighth seed Nishikori called time on the match after...

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Lucas Pouille, who lost in the first round at Melbourne Park the past five years, made his first Australian Open semifinals with a 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4 win over Milos Raonic.

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Serena Williams offers no excuses for her failure to close out her Australian Open quarter-final against Karolina Pliskova, instead choosing to praise the performance of her Czech opponent.

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Lucas Pouille reaches his first Grand Slam semi-final with a 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 win over Milos Raonic at the Australian Open.

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6 hours ago, BBC Sport

Pliskova saves four match points to dispatch Williams

It rarely happens that Serena Williams has a 5-1 lead in the third set and that her opponent recovers, but that’s exactly what Karolina Pliskova did in the Australian Open quarterfinals, retaining her perfect win-loss record in 2019 with a 6-4 4-6 7-5 victory on Wednesday. We are used to seeing...

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Determined Pouille Fights Into Australian Open Semi-finals

Lucas Pouille, playing some of the best tennis of his career, booked a place in his first Grand Slam championship semi-final on Wednesday evening at the Australian Open. The Frenchman’s decision to hire former WTA No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo, a one-time coach to Andy Murray, is reaping dividends after a spelling-binding...

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It's not easy, but Naomi Osaka is trying her best to find her inner peace

Just keep cool and calm. That's Naomi Osaka's M.O. this Australian Open, and so far, it's working.

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