Australian Open 2022: It’s a Barty Party as Rafa reigns alone

We’re done and dusted Down Under, and as expected the tournament didn’t suffer one iota from the absence of Novak Djokovic, instead we had alot of feel-good stories and some telling indicators of what the 2022 season could have in store. Rafa reigns alone with 21 after inhuman effortOkay, so this received several re-writes over […]


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AO22: Men’s SF Preview

Right, we have one final sorted for Saturday, and now time to try and guess who will contest Sunday’s final hurdle. Speaking of finals, a small note to try and catch what promises to be an absolute barnstorming Men’s Doubles Final, with both team’s homegrown and one of them of course the Special K that […]

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Even by my own knowingly bad standards, 7 of 16 match predictions corectly guessed is pretty piss-poor. But then, who really expected Alize Cornet to reach her first major QF at 32, and against an admittedly gingerly-returning Halep? Shapovalov’s straight sets dismissal of Zverev is even more surprising, but hey ho. Despite some unfancied names […]


AO22: Fourth Round Predictions

Your resident author at AllThingsTennis Towers is only now getting back to normal after playing host since Tuesday to a nice flu/tonsillitis concoction, a negative PCR test along the way was some relief at least. I couldn’t watch much, but there have been some excellent contests in that time down in Melbourne, but now what […]

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