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Tommy Haas is the only link to the last century in the 2017 Australian Open men's draw

The draw was released on Friday at Melbourne Park, with Tommy Haas back in the main draw.
Tommy Haas, the former World No. 2, currently has no ranking points. However, the 38-year-old is into the 2017 Australian Open with a protected ranking. He will open his tournament against Benoit...
12 January 2017 -
S. K. Lambert

Roger Federer still thinks that he can win another Grand Slam title

With the 2017 Australian Open starting later this month, Federer has claimed that another Slam is a goal.
Roger Federer spoke about his chances of winning another major in late 2016. The Swiss Maestro, quoted in a Charlie Eccleshare article at The Telegraph on December 23rd, stated “The mindset is...
2 January 2017 -
S. K. Lambert

Online trolls taking shots at Australian Open players

Social media abuse and death threats linked to online bettors angry at losing wagers.
As the 2017 Australian Open carries on full tilt, investigations are being carried out on a dark and seedy underbelly of tennis, most especially the social media front. It’s become an increasingly...
18 January 2017 -
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    After Denis Istomin defeats Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open, are we beginning to usher in a new era in the tennis world?
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