The bottom-half days on the men’s side are going to be packed for awhile, as Nadal, Federer, Murray, Tsonga and del Potro are all in this half. Am embarrassment of riches today – plus Milos Raonic.
Lots of doubles on the schedule. Turns out a lot of it was cancelled as singles got priority after the heat rule came into effect, and then a rain delay stopped things even longer.
A major blonde brigade on the schedule today: Sharapova, Azarenka, Wozniacki, and former-honourary blonde Radwanska.
MELBOURNE – The Genie Army rolled into Show Court 2 late Wednesday afternoon to support their lady fair.
And with the Aussie Canadians on hand, Genie Bouchard is 2-for-2.
Bouchard defeated Virginie Razzano of France 6-2, 7-6 (10) to reach the Australian Open’s third round.
MELBOURNE – Hisense Arena, Jan. 10.
Roger Federer needed two Swiss players to keep up with him, as he practiced ahead of the Australian Open.
And – Lordy, Lordy – he pulled out the two-hander again!
MELBOURNE – It was a rough day for Canadian Frank Dancevic, who was overcome by the heat during a match against enigmatic Frenchman Benoit Paire in a match that held so much funky promise had it been played under normal conditions.
Here’s how some of it unfolded.
Frank Dancevic’s brain was so fried by the end of his match against Benoit Paire Tuesday, he decided to spend an entire changeover fashioning Dumbo ears from his ice towel and posing for Open Court.
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Or, as the Aussies pronounce it, “Day-boo”.
(Photo gallery to come).