Australian Open

Weekend Talking Points: Dons lead cupsets, as Djok, Osaka and Rose win

| 28.01.2019

We round-up all the weekend’s sporting action A busy weekend of sport saw Premier League clubs go tumbling in the FA Cup, England get a humbling in the West Indies and Novak Djokovic land a record-breaking seventh Australian Open. There was also success for Naomi Osaka and Justin Rose, while Cheltenham Trials Day gave us plenty of pointers ahead of the Festival in March. You can read about it all ... more...

Federer or Djokovic: Who will become King in Australia?

| 14.01.2019

We can get a record-breaker at the Australian Open Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are aiming for the same record in Australia this month. Both are multiple grand-slam winners, but they now go in search of a record-breaking seventh Australian Open title. Top-ranked Djokovic and defending champion Federer enter the season-opening major equal with Roy Emerson on six Aussie Open wins. They’ve been d... more...

Who are the favourites for the Australian Open?

| 10.01.2019

Odds and preview ahead of first 2019 grand-slam It’s a new year and this can spell new beginnings. One man that’ll hope this is the case at the Australian Open is Andy Murray. The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered an injury-ravaged 2018 which saw him drop out of the top 800. Whilst Murray is hoping for a renaissance, there’s a host of big names eagerly awaiting the first round draw on Friday. W... more...

Federer, Konta and Zverev all targeting Australian Open success

| 10.01.2018

Five players who could make a mark Down Under The first Grand Slam of 2018 gets underway next week with the Australian Open from Melbourne. Roger Federer will return to defend the crown he won last year, while Simona Halep is the favourite for the Women’s Singles in the absence of Serena Williams. The Coral News Team have made their picks for the tournament and also hinted at what you have to look... more...

Five classic Federer Grand Slam wins

| 14.08.2017

We open the archive and look at the top five Federer final wins Roger Federer defied the odds to get his hands on a fifth Australian Open title earlier this year, beating old foe Rafael Nadal in a pulsating five-set final in Melbourne. At 35-years-old plenty have suggested his better days are behind him, at 35-years-old plenty have been proven wrong time and again. As the Swiss maestro bids contin... more...

Five classic Federer Grand Slam wins

| 15.04.2017

We open the archive and look at the top five Federer final wins Roger Federer defied the odds to get his hands on a fifth Australian Open title on Sunday, beating old foe Rafael Nadal in a pulsating five-set final in Melbourne. At 35-years-old plenty have suggested his better days are behind him, at 35-years-old plenty have been proven wrong time and again. On the back of that stunning win, we tak... more...

Australian Open Final

| 28.01.2017

Nadal expected to triumph Sunday brings the final of this year’s Australian Open, and it’s a pairing many have expected for the majority of this week, but one very few punters would have predicted before the competition got underway. With Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, two at the head of the betting pre-tournament, losing in the early rounds in real shocks, it paved the way for old rivals Roger F... more...

Federer’s price slashed to win Australian Open

| 24.01.2017

Following the elimination of Djokovic and Murray, Fed is now favourite Punters following this year’s Australian Open have witnessed a thrilling spectacle so far, with Novak Djolovic and Andy Murray, two pre-tournament favourites, knocked out in the early stages. The Brit will never have a better chance of winning the competition either. Djok, a six-time winner in Melbourne, including victory in ea... more...

Murray looking mint in Oz

| 20.01.2017

Catching up with latest from the Australian Open British tennis ace Andy Murray seems to be gathering pace as he targets what would be his first Australian Open title, after finishing as runner-up five times, including in each of the last two-years. The 29-year-old Scot, now a Sir, if you please, continued his progress in Melbourne with a one-sided win over American Sam Querrey in the third-round ... more...