I was about to ask the same, what happens to Brisbane, Sydney and Hopman Cup ? Sydney International is already struggling to attract top players and crowds
Hopman Cup News:
CONSECUTIVE state governments have refused to, so let me tell you what impeccably connected people in tennis circles say: tennis ace Roger Federer is being paid to come to Perth. And the price is $2 million.
Despite promising a new era of transparency from opposition, the McGowan Government is in lockstep with its predecessor in declining to reveal financial terms of the deal to bring the Swiss maestro to the Hopman Cup.
Djokovic claiming grand slams should move to best of 3 and the shot clock not be put in place. Mate, you are my favourite player, but have lost the plot by suggesting we move to best of 3 in grand slams.
I was asking the regular tennis fans on the First Dates thread (like Jacknah) who's played in the most GS finals without winning one? As I'm interested in that type of sports trivia. Unless there's some unknown layer from the late 1800s, early 1900s, it turns out that it's Mary Jo Fernandez and Dinara Safina with 3 appearances. That seemed a surprisingly low number, as I thought there'd be some poor unfortunate who'd have 6 GS final appearances without a win. With the men, it was a number of them with 2.