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Upsets Score Global Front Page News

Towards the end of Grand Slams, it’s great to see what type of coverage players are getting in their home countries. Here are a few from the Wednesday papers. Above, Stan Wawrinka‘s upset of defending champion Novak Djokovic scored him a front page place on both Swiss papers Basler Zeitung and Tages Anzeiger. Eugenie Bouchard‘s semifinal showing got […]

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Players Attend 2014 Australian Open Kids Day

As usual, there was much fun to be had on kids day at the Australian Open on Saturday in Melbourne. Lleyton Hewitt, Eugenie Bouchard, Samantha Stosur, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka, Rafael Nadal and Pat Rafter took park in the festivities on Rod Laver Arena, along with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob and a starfish […]

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Fashion Focus: Serena’s 2014 Australian Open Nike Dress

Serena Williams’ fantastic form hasn’t dipped since 2013 so look for her to roar into Melbourne as the heavy favorite for the Australian Open title. She’ll also be in fashionably fantastic form in her Nike Oz Open dress. ”Stretch Dri-FIT jersey fabric and a perforated back hem combine with colorblocked side and back perforated panels to create […]

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Fashion Focus: Federer’s Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour

New year, new shoe for Roger Federer. In  just a few weeks at the Australian Open, he’ll debut the Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour Australian Open PE. It’s very much like the Vapor 9 Tour (like, almost exactly the same shoe) except with mesh to keep the foot cool. Oh, and a new color – light crimson […]

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Fashion Focus: Sharapova’s Potential Australian Open Kit

Rumor has it this is the outfit 2008 Australian Open champion Maria Sharapova will wear this year in Melbourne. Masha’s usually dressed in a girly dress but this time seems to have worked with Nike on a sleeker look. The biker shorts look is paired with a tunic-length racerback tank in a bright blue perfect for […]

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Azarenka, Djokovic Attend 2013 Australian Open Draw

2012 Australian Open champions Victoria Azarenka and Novak Djokovic attended the official draw of the 2013 Australian Open in Melbourne today. The two arrived via sailing vessel before assisting in creating the draws. View the women’s singles draw and men’s singles draw and feel free to freak out about your favorite. Miss the ceremony? You […]

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Djokovic Poses In Melbourne With Aussie Open Trophy

God knows what ungodly hour Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic got to bed last night after his epic 5-set win over Rafael Nadal. Hopefully he got more sleep than his match time – 5 hours and 53 minutes. This morning, the now 5-time Grand Slam champion posed with his trophy at a park in central […]

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Happy Slam Reflections: Day 14

Photo of the day: Fantastic final. Match of the day: [1] Novak Djokovic def [2] Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 to defend his Australian Open title and win his career fifth Grand Slam title. The test of time: Tonight’s Men’s Final was the in the longest final in Grand Slam history – 5 hours and 53 […]

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Djokovic Poses With Australian Open Trophy

After his grand win last night, Novak Djokovic posed with his new Norman Brookes Challenge Cup in the players locker room after. Nole even rested his head on his new piece of hardware. It’s past 4:00am there, I think that’s ok. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Djokovic Wins The 2012 Australian Open

Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5, in the longest final in Grand Slam history – 5 hours and 53 minutes. The win was worthy of the winning moment celebration: Hulktastic.

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