Tag Archive: Australian Open

Oct 15

Who will prevail in Melbourne?

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The recent U.S. Open gave us a very odd image – a final that wasn’t contested by Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Andy Murray. The final between Marin Cilic (winner) and Kei Nishikori was the first time since the 2008 Australian Open – which, ironically, was won by Djokovic – that there was …

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Sep 30

Li Na’s Retirement Will Not Slow Down Growth of Asian Tennis

According to sports analysts, the rapid growth of tennis interest worldwide will not falter because of Li Na’s injury that forced her to retire from the sport. Li Na is an icon of Asian tennis along with Kei Nishikori from Japan, who had recently won the Japan Open. On the same day the World Tennis …

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Jan 23

World Tennis Top Halves Not Present in Australian Open Finals

The Australian Open 2014 continues to be an exciting match for tennis fans as the biggest upsets in contemporary tennis history had recently happened. Women’s Tennis two-time champion Victoria Azarenka falls to her knees against Agnieszka Radwanska following a gruelling match set in Australia’s Rod Laver Court scoring 1-6 7-5 0-6. She will then play …

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Dec 31

Djokovic Kicks Off with a Bang

Novak Djokovic continued where he left off at the end of last season by successfully defending his Mubadala World Tennis Championship title in Abu Dhabi. Starting the final as the heavy favourite with Betfair, the Serb picked up his first title of the new season courtesy over a 7-5 6-2 win over Spain’s David Ferrer. …

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Nov 28

Toni Nadal Sets out Rafa Goals

Toni Nadal says his nephew Rafa’s main goal over the next few months will be to equal Rod Laver’s record winning of all the Grand Slams twice by winning the Australian Open. After missing the second half of 2012 due to injury, the Spaniard has returned in fine style, delighting fans of live tennis online …

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Oct 28

Laver tips Federer for Melbourne Glory

The 11-time Grand Slam winner, Rod Laver, has backed Roger Federer to win the Australian Open in January. Several Betfair ambassadors believe that it is a surprising prediction by the 75-year-old as the Swiss star has endured a difficult year and has slipped to sixth in the world rankings. Federer suffered early defeats at both …

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