Australian Open 2024

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Australian Open 2024

4 months 4 weeks ago
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The Australian Open 2024 has seen some notable events and upsets so far. Novak Djokovic, the defending men's singles champion, and Aryna Sabalenka, the defending women's singles champion, are leading the field. However, this year's tournament has introduced some changes, including first-round matches spread over three days instead of two, and a reduction in the number of matches during daytime sessions on central courts to avoid late-night finishes.

Among the significant upsets, Naomi Osaka, a two-time winner, lost to Caroline Garcia in the first round. Andy Murray, a five-time finalist, was defeated by Tomas Martin Etcheverry, also in the first round. Additionally, Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova lost to Dayana Yastremska in her first-round match.

Another major upset occurred in the second round when Ons Jabeur, a high-ranking player, was defeated by Mirra Andreeva. Similarly, Caroline Wozniacki was beaten by Maria Timofeeva in the second round.

These early exits of top players have added an unexpected twist to the tournament, making it an intriguing event for tennis fans worldwide. The remaining matches promise more excitement and potential surprises as the tournament progresses towards the finals‚Äč

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 3 weeks ago
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The recent matches at the Australian Open would have been quite intriguing. Novak Djokovic's win over Alexei Popyrin in four sets (6-3, 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-3) would have been a key focus, especially given Djokovic's dominance at the Australian Open, where he hasn't lost since 2018. However, his struggle in the match, marked by a wrist issue and illness, might have raised some eyebrows among bettors regarding his form and fitness.

Similarly, Stefanos Tsitsipas' challenging four-set victory over Jordan Thompson (6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(7)) would have been noteworthy. His performance, particularly his ability to win tie-breaks and overcome momentary shifts in momentum, could impact the odds in his future matches, considering his resilience and mental strength in critical moments of the game.

For someone keeping an eye on the betting odds, these performances provide valuable insights into the players' current form and resilience, crucial factors in making informed betting decisions

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 3 weeks ago - 4 months 3 weeks ago
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Emma Raducanu lost a dramatic second-round match to Yafan Wang at the Australian Open on Thursday; Raducanu was unable to complete an incredible comeback

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 3 weeks ago
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Think it's all confidence with Emma, you can't be a grand slam winner at 18 to useless in a couple of years

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 3 weeks ago
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Mirra Andreeva...one to watch...got through a tough match today after being 5-2 down in the 3rd set...

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago
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Novak down a set, and by 3 games in the 2nd.

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago
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3rd set. Sinner up 2 sets to 0.
Can Novak pull off another 2 set down masterclass? I am not sure. Looks like the heat is really getting to him, and the sun doesnt look like its going away anytime soon.

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago
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3rd set 5-5, 40-40 and someone in the crowd has passed out.
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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago
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1 match point saved.
tie break in the 3rd
Sinner 2 - 0 up.
6-6 in tiebreak

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago - 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Novak takes the 3rd - Game on!
Did anyone really think he was gonna lose for the 1st time since 2018 on that court?

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Re: Australian Open 2024

4 months 2 weeks ago - 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Sinner takes it. First Italian to ever reach a Australian Open Final.
He never faced one break point the entire match. Incredible!

Novak loses for the 1st time since 2018. Lost his 1st ever Australian Open Semi Final.

Unreal Tennis generation coming and going.

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