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Lendl’s First Day At Work With Murray

No, it wasn’t Ivan Lendl’s first day ever working with Andy Murray as his new coach, but it was definitely his debut in the public eye. Numerous on-lookers (documented by The Times’ Neil Harman) looked as Lendl coached Murray through a practice session prior to his Brisbane semifinal against Bernard Tomic. Sad that there’s no sign […]

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Stosur Bumped Out Of Brisbane By Benesova

The face on her racquet dampener says it all. Sam Stosur was knocked out of Brisbane in the second round for the third time, this time by Iveta Benesova 6-4, 6-2. The media seem to think Sam has a  ”mental fragility when she is playing before her hometown crowds.” So this loss doesn’t really help […]

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New Year, New Murray Celebration?

Andy Murray started 2012 a little rusty, having to come from a set down to defeat Mikhail Kukushkin 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 in Brisbane. Andy clutched at his right leg a lot and called for the trainer during the match. Worrisome? “So I need to improve on that for the next round. I played better toward the […]

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Murray Sails In Brisbane, Hires Lendl As New Coach

Andy Murray  had a practice session yesterday and press conference on the Brisbane River. He put in some hard work during the off season and says that’s what keeps him at the top. Perhaps the biggest Murray news is his new coach, announced by Murray himself today. Andy wrote via his Facebook: Very happy to […]

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Off Court In Brisbane: 10 Burning Questions With Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco takes a moment in Brisbane to answer 10 Burning Questions. My favorite answer of the bunch (it’s the first question!), Nando’s favorite holiday… Miami. Also love that the interviewer asked him to choose a between Bert and Ernie as a roommate. He doesn’t know them. Too bad. (Video: Brisbane Tennis)

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Becker Ousts Verdasco In Brisbane

Germany’s Benjamin Becker made many girls cry by defeating third-seeded Fernando Verdasco, and his mohawk, 6-1, 6-7, 6-3 at the Brisbane International. The 53rd-ranked Becker improved to a 6-17 record against Top 10 player. Ironically, his last top-10 win also came against Verdasco, last September in Bangkok. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Verdasco, Roddick, Stepanek & Fish Practice In Brisbane

ATP No. 9 Fernando Verdasco got some fitness in on court yesterday while he waits for his part in the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament to get underway, but instead with a different kind of ball – a football. He told the ATP World Tour he’s excited for a good start and will try to do […]

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On Tour With: The 2011 Australian Open Trophies

Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Ashley Cooper posed together with the Australian Open trophies at Kangaroos Point Cliffs on today in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo: Getty Images)

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