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  1. Australian Open Day 5: Whoopee! Whoopah!

    Also posted at http://armchairsquid.blogspot.com/

    Curtain Call


    Player: Angelique Kerber
    Nation: Germany
    Age: 22
    Current Ranking: #118
    Notable Conquest: Aravane Rezai (26th seed, France)
    Tour Page: http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p..._2257889_10768
    Today's Result: loss to Svetlana Kuznetsova (3rd, Russia) in 3 sets, 6-4 in the third

    Kerber is yet another qualifier who took out a seed. She took the first ...

    Updated 01-22-2010 at 02:33 PM by ikanouta

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  2. Australian Open Day 4: No, Marcos! Not the Shirt!

    Also posted at http://armchairsquid.blogspot.com/

    Curtain Call

    Player: Ivan Dodig
    Nation: Croatia
    Age: 25
    Current Ranking: #185
    Notable Conquest: Juan Carlos Ferrero (23rd seed, Spain)
    Tour Page: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Do/I/Ivan-Dodig.aspx
    Today's Result: loss to Stefan Koubek (Austria) in straight sets

    Dodig qualified for his first ever Slam and then promptly took out a seed in the first round. Granted, ...

    Updated 01-21-2010 at 12:25 PM by ikanouta

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  3. Australian Open Day 3: Ireland's Number One

    Also posted at http://armchairsquid.blogspot.com/

    Curtain Call

    Player: Louk Sorensen
    Nation: Ireland
    Age: 25
    Current ranking: 284
    Tour page: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/So/L/Louk-Sorensen.aspx
    Today's result: John Isner (33rd seed, USA) in straight sets

    You don't hear much about Irish tennis players. Sorensen is yet another qualifier in his first Slam. He won his first round match in the main draw as well, becoming ...
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  4. Blogging at the Australian Open

    Hi everyone,

    I am writing blogs the whole week on my own blog about the Australian Open about all the matches I see.

    http://www.tennis-brain.com

    I hope it's a good read.

    Krystle
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  5. Australian Open Day 2: Burned by Schuettler

    Also posted at http://armchairsquid.blogspot.com

    Curtain Call

    Player: Zuzana Kucova
    Nation: Slovakia
    Age: 27
    Current ranking: 138
    Tour page: http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/player/zuzana-kucova_2257889_4438
    Today's result: loss to Gisela Dulko (Argentina) in 3 sets, 7-5 in the third

    Another qualifier playing in her first Australian Open, Kucova is a player on the rise. At 27, she's well past the age when most players give up ...
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