Graf, Seles and I don't know, to late for Martina or Evert. What county?It never used to be like this.
Between '87 - '96, only three women won the French Open. See if you can work out the three players who did this without looking it up.
I remember Hingis injured herself, and we had a surprise winner in Iva Majoli.1997, the year Hingis was going for all four majors. Hingis fell off a horse just before the French open and injured herself. She still competed at the French and lost in the final to majoli.
US is the issue
I actually think Kyrgios didnt really say anything disrespectful about Barty, i certainly didnt see his comments as a DIRECT comparison to Barty and the crowd she drew, having said that, he is an idiot and probably should have just avoided anything other than praise and commendation for Ash.
His stuff about Max is just idiotic, chill man, put the phone down and chill.
Kyrgios continues to be a flog. But he gets a free pass by people still. He doesn't change.
By the way Nick, Purcell played a fantastic match in the final and was second best on court after kokkinakis.
100 percent spot on. Purcell was BOG. Not that it makes a difference but was there watching it live and thought exactly that by the end of the first set. He was fantastic. KOK's forehand was the difference.Fair to say Nick and Purcell wont be teaming up in the doubles in the Davis Cup any time soon.
Funnily enough Nick, he probably played you off the court for the most part in that game. KK was the reason you won it.
If he had KK as a partner, he would have swept you and Ebden 6-0 6-0.
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100 percent spot on. Purcell was BOG. Not that it makes a difference but was there watching it live and thought exactly that by the end of the first set. He was fantastic. KOK's forehand was the difference.
Kyrgios will continue to be the warm up act to the real guns at the AO for another couple of years before fading off into irrelevance.
His next job will be entertaining the live studio audience before the taping of The Chaser.
To be fair I probably watched more mens doubles this tournament than ever before. Usually find it boring as anything. Usually love womens doubles though, just find mens is very serve oriented. So I'll give him props in making the mens doubles box office.
That said I'm not sure how long I'll stand the circus act long term.
It was only box office because we love to get behind our own.
They will be playing in front of 20 people on one of the back courts of Roland Garos at the French Open and no one will tune into the Eurosport 6 feed required to watch it either.
Took a "double take" when I saw this pic of "Rafa" in the Age today.
Thought someone had mined his old social media accounts and found some blackface?
What the f is going on here? Fake tan fail?
I thought Nick openly said he wont play RG at all and wont play Doubles at Wimbledone.I have questions whether they'll even last till Roland Garos, that's a long time for Nick to not get bored. I mean he's odds on to be with some new social media influencer girl by then!
I thought Nick openly said he wont play RG at all and wont play Doubles at Wimbledone.
US open the next possibility (if at all)
He said it at one of the pressers.Why am I not surprised. Don't know what his plan is then because he's not lasting long in singles at Wimbledon. French Open forget it, first round at best