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10SBALLS REPORTS FROM THE TENNIS AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BIG NUMBERS AS MARIA SHARAPOVA & ROGER FEDERER BOTH REACH MILESTONES thumbnail

10SBALLS REPORTS FROM THE TENNIS AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BIG NUMBERS AS MARIA SHARAPOVA & ROGER FEDERER BOTH REACH MILESTONES

Another day of delayed starts in Melbourne as the rain continued to make its presence felt, but with three roofed courts, (that were mostly planned for hot sun and heat conditions) fans (especially with ground passes to get into Hisense area) were assured of some tennis to start their day.
10SBALLS “GLOBAL CHICK” CHECKS IN FROM THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN IN MELBOURNE, WTA /ATP UPDATES AND SOME TENNIS NEWS thumbnail

10SBALLS “GLOBAL CHICK” CHECKS IN FROM THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN IN MELBOURNE, WTA /ATP UPDATES AND SOME TENNIS NEWS

Drizzle and toast. These are valuable life lessons to learn for a Global Chick in Melbourne. Firstly the drizzle that doesn’t worm into every inch of you like British drizzle.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS RESULTS FROM SERENA & SHARAPOVA, & THE GREATEST TENNIS PLAYER EVER ROGER FEDERER FROM MELBOURNE, GLOBAL CHICK CHECKS IN thumbnail

AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS RESULTS FROM SERENA & SHARAPOVA, & THE GREATEST TENNIS PLAYER EVER ROGER FEDERER FROM MELBOURNE, GLOBAL CHICK CHECKS IN

Rain, vegemite and never trust a coffee machine over a proper Barista. That’s this morning’s life lessons ahead of day three, but lucky for us there are stadium roofs in Australia.
LLEYTON HEWITT – TENNIS HAS A “ROCKY BALBOA”, WINS HIS FIRST ROUND IN HIS LAST AUSTRALIAN OPEN AND MORE RESULTS FROM AROUND THE ARENAS IN MELBOURNE PARK thumbnail

LLEYTON HEWITT – TENNIS HAS A “ROCKY BALBOA”, WINS HIS FIRST ROUND IN HIS LAST AUSTRALIAN OPEN AND MORE RESULTS FROM AROUND THE ARENAS IN MELBOURNE PARK

Well the hits just keep on coming don’t they? Hot on the heels of Rafael Nadal’s taxi back to the players’ hotel was World No. 2, second seed and big banana-in-waiting Simona Halep.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN RESULTS – RAFAEL NADAL LOSES IN THE FIRST ROUND TO AN OVERPOWERING FERNANDO VERDASCO IN FIVE SETS & VENUS LOSES A HEARTBREAKER thumbnail

AUSTRALIAN OPEN RESULTS – RAFAEL NADAL LOSES IN THE FIRST ROUND TO AN OVERPOWERING FERNANDO VERDASCO IN FIVE SETS & VENUS LOSES A HEARTBREAKER

The story of the day session on Day Two had to be THAT match against Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN PART TWO OF DAY ONE FROM 10SBALLS – BOTH ROGER FEDERER AND MARIA SHARAPOVA MAKE QUICK WORK OF THEIR FIRST ROUND MATCHES! thumbnail

AUSTRALIAN OPEN PART TWO OF DAY ONE FROM 10SBALLS – BOTH ROGER FEDERER AND MARIA SHARAPOVA MAKE QUICK WORK OF THEIR FIRST ROUND MATCHES!

While the rest of the world catches up with the daylight play over their cornflakes and some hot buttered toast, there are still a good few hours to get you all caught up on the tail end of Day 1 of the Australian Open.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 HEATS UP WITH FIRST ROUND RESULTS – SERENA WILLIAMS WINS IN STRAIGHT SETS, DR. IVO KARLOVIC GOES OUT SICK AND SLOANE STEPHENS LOSES, AND WE HEAR OF BETS ON DOUBLE FAULTS? thumbnail

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 HEATS UP WITH FIRST ROUND RESULTS – SERENA WILLIAMS WINS IN STRAIGHT SETS, DR. IVO KARLOVIC GOES OUT SICK AND SLOANE STEPHENS LOSES, AND WE HEAR OF BETS ON DOUBLE FAULTS?

And we’re off! What a day to start – wall to wall Grand Slam champs as far as the eye could see, beautiful weather to start.
TENNIS NEWS FROM BRISBANE: FRIDAY – ROGER FEDERER BEATS GRIGOR DIMITROV AS 10SBALLS’ GLOBAL CHICK IS LEARNING THE LOCAL LINGO… thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS FROM BRISBANE: FRIDAY – ROGER FEDERER BEATS GRIGOR DIMITROV AS 10SBALLS’ GLOBAL CHICK IS LEARNING THE LOCAL LINGO…

It is safe to say that the tournament breathed a sigh of relief last night as Roger Federer took to the court, and set things back on an even keel in Queensland.
THE WTA WOMEN’S TENNIS TOUR SHOULD BE RENAMED THE “WALKING WOUNDED TOUR” thumbnail

THE WTA WOMEN’S TENNIS TOUR SHOULD BE RENAMED THE “WALKING WOUNDED TOUR”

Global Chick here and reporting and still really suffering from the jetlag. It still stalks like a lion who hasn’t had a snack in quite a long while (rather like a good night’s sleep!). The tennis players feel it too.
BRISBANE AUSTRALIA HAS BEEN HIT WITH RAIN AND BAD NEWS WITH MARIA SHARAPOVA & SIMONA HALEP INJURY WITHDRAWALS ON THE LADIES SIDE BY 10SBALLS GLOBAL CHICK thumbnail

BRISBANE AUSTRALIA HAS BEEN HIT WITH RAIN AND BAD NEWS WITH MARIA SHARAPOVA & SIMONA HALEP INJURY WITHDRAWALS ON THE LADIES SIDE BY 10SBALLS GLOBAL CHICK

So jetlag is losing, but the weather is winning as continuous wet stuff leaked from the skies in the morning and with it a slew of bad news all round for the WTA.
TENNIS BALLS 10SBALLS HEARD FROM GLOBAL CHICK WHO SEARCHES FOR THE SUN IN BRISBANE, IT’S ENDLESS SUMMER IT’S 2016 FIRST TENNIS OF THE YEAR thumbnail

TENNIS BALLS 10SBALLS HEARD FROM GLOBAL CHICK WHO SEARCHES FOR THE SUN IN BRISBANE, IT’S ENDLESS SUMMER IT’S 2016 FIRST TENNIS OF THE YEAR

The Sunshine State was cloudy today as the Brisbane draw rumbled forward on all fronts, but there was no shortage of star quality out and about.
10SBALLS WISHES EVERYONE A MERRY CHRISTMAS, GLOBAL CHICK SHARES HER “DEAR SANTA” LETTER thumbnail

10SBALLS WISHES EVERYONE A MERRY CHRISTMAS, GLOBAL CHICK SHARES HER “DEAR SANTA” LETTER

Dear Santa, You probably remember me writing last year and asking you to keep both Serena Williams and Roger Federer playing on the tour. Boy, did you and Rudolph ever deliver.
TENNIS NEWS: JUDY MURRAY TO RECEIVE THE COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD, WHERE: LONDON, THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, WHEN: ON SATURDAY DECEMBER  5 ,2015, WHAT: 10SBALLS_COM HONORS JUDY thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS: JUDY MURRAY TO RECEIVE THE COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD, WHERE: LONDON, THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, WHEN: ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 5 ,2015, WHAT: 10SBALLS_COM HONORS JUDY

Global Chick here, and racing to spend the remnants of Christmas shopping (well, getting swept in and out of random shops by the money-spending hoards on Oxford Street) but instead, I sit idly by watching planes take off and leave...
DAVIS CUP RESULTS FROM GHENT, THE MURRAY BROTHERS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING TENNIS HISTORY, BRAVO JUDY MURRAY AND GRANDMA SHIRLEY thumbnail

DAVIS CUP RESULTS FROM GHENT, THE MURRAY BROTHERS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING TENNIS HISTORY, BRAVO JUDY MURRAY AND GRANDMA SHIRLEY

It was as if Friday had just been a prelude to a big party, when the revised Belgian team of Steve Darcis and David Goffin lined up to take on the Murray Brothers.
DAVIS CUP TENNIS IS TOTALLY THRILLING AS THE BRITS AND THE BELGIANS FINISH DAY ONE TIED thumbnail

DAVIS CUP TENNIS IS TOTALLY THRILLING AS THE BRITS AND THE BELGIANS FINISH DAY ONE TIED

And so it was ever thus, but with a twist as Brit new-boy Kyle Edmund gave the hosts a right fright, taking the first two sets off the Belgian No.1 David Goffin.

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