Here’s a slideshow of Milos Raonic’s first-round match against Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain.
Raonic won, 7-6(2) 6-1 4-6 6-2.
He faces Victor Hanescu of Romania in the second round Thursday. Continue reading
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.
Not even kidding. Continue reading
Or, as the Aussies pronounce it, “Day-boo”.
(Photo gallery to come).
MELBOURNE – Are you melting yet? Continue reading
We’re Meeeeeelllllllting!!!! Continue reading
MELBOURNE – The highly anticipated partnership between Roger Federer and his idol, the great Stefan Edberg, officially began Monday. Continue reading
MELBOURNE – It wasn’t exactly roses and sunshine on the practice court for Marcos Baghdatis and his coach of seven months, Zeljko Krajan.
Not only were they bickering a lot, it was shocking to see Baghdatis in the flesh for the first time in a bit.
He looked positively gaunt – not sure the pics even do justice to it. His hair was lank. His face was drawn.
MELBOURNE – Genie Bouchard got through.
But many other seeded players – including Errani, Kvitova, did not.
MELBOURNE, Australia – Canadian Vasek Pospisil gets Show Court 2- principally on the strength of his opponent, the Aussie wild card Sam Groth.
If it doesn’t make it to TSN, there should be plenty of streaming options to watch it – look for a start about 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, Montreal time. Continue reading
MELBOURNE – It’s summer in Australia.
It’s time for the male players to shuck their shirts at the Australian Open.
Without further ado, we initiate Canadian Vasek Pospisil into the club. Continue reading