TAG: Australia

Oct/19

30

Perfect in Paris: de Minaur is a nightmare to play

Quietly, Alex de Minaur is making a explosive impact on the ATP World Tour. The 20-year-old has won 34 matches this year, including three titles and is now ranked 18 after starting the year ranked 31. Today de Minaur dismantled veteran Spaniard Roberto Batista Agut 76 76 with a display of perfect tennis. The Australian, […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/18

4

Is Hewitt a Doomed Davis Cup Captain?

hewww By Scoop Malinowski It's three years now that Lleyton Hewitt has been at the helm of the Australian Davis Cup team and two of those years produced first round crash outs, including this weekend's surprising disastrous loss to Germany. Hewitt's aggressive, pushy captaining style has clearly worked with developing young Alex Deminaur into a major prospect who has made a big name for himself by reaching an ATP final this year and by extending Alex Zverev to a fifth set tiebreaker in the first singles match on Friday. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

30

Why did Hewitt bypass Kokkinakis for Thompson?

tkokk By Scoop Malinowski Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt selected Alex Deminaur, Nick Kyrgios John Peers and Jordan Thompson to represent Australia in their coming tie vs Germany this weekend. It's not an entirely understandable decision by captain Hewitt as Thompson has an 0-3 match record on the year and is struggling with confidence issues. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

7

Is Kyrgios Taking Tennis To New Zenith?

nickk By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios, who just decimated the Brisbane field, to win his first ATP title in two years with a straight set final win vs Ryan Harrison, holds a very rare, most impressive distinction in his career. Kyrgios is the only man in history to beat prime Federer, Nadal and Djokovic the first time he played each. That is an incredible achievement and most likely a feat that will never be matched. Continue to read full article...

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Oct/17

13

Remember How Great Lleyton Hewitt Was?

P1010841 By Scoop Malinowski I'm gonna catch some flak for this but I think Hewitt, at his best, his feistiest, most fired up and tenacious, could put a beating on anyone from tennis history...Federer, Nadal and Djokovic included. Heck, we saw what Hewitt did to Pete Sampras in that U.S. Open final of 2001. Hewitt slammed Poor Pete to the tune of 76 61 61. And it wasn't like Pete was tired from a long semi - he bested Safin, the defending champ, in straight sets. In his semi, Hewitt blasted Kafelnikov 1-2-1. Continue to read full article...

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