Australian Wildfires: Bigger than Tennis

Canberra Challenger officially moved to Bendigo. https://t.co/VNhinyLA8q — Alex Theodoridis (@AlexTheodorid1s) January 2, 2020 A lot more than tennis is going on in terms of wildfires and heatwaves in Australia.  Tennis cannot solve the issues involved in these and other weather-related incidents around the world.  Yet, tennis is a global sport with an 11-month season. …

Australian Open 2017: January 21st Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD ROD LAVER ARENA  [9] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs [24] Alexander Zverev (GER) – Zverev has more than a puncher’s chance, but Rafa has looked sharp and has to feel like his path to the final is clearer than it once was. [15] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs [18] Richard Gasquet (FRA) –…

Other Things from Australia That Deserve a Wider Audience

The Australian Open moved to the start of the tennis season in 1987 and switched to a hard court in 1988.  It even added a stadium with a roof (USTA that was 1988).  The Australian Open has slowly rebuilt itself as an event and is now as good of an event as there is in…