Tom Cochrane

French Open 2015: Reviewing Stan Wawrinka’s French Open victory over Novak Djokovic

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by: Tom Cochrane Stan Wawrinka is the 2015 French Open men’s singles winner, the eighth seed stunning world number one Novak Djokovic with an awe-inspiring display of power tennis to capture the second Grand Slam of his career. Day 15 Recap Riding...

Wimbledon 2015 Day 5 Preview: Raonic and Kyrgios sleeve it up

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by: Tom Cochrane Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is out of this year’s tournament, the tenth seed upset by big-serving German Dustin Brown in 4 sets on Day 4. Day 4 Recap Swinging freely and going for broke with a dynamic brand of...

US Open 2015 Recap: Djokovic defeats Federer and New York crowd for title

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by: Tom Cochrane Roger Federer was unable to replicate Flavia Pennetta's fairytale finish to the US Open on Sunday night, the second seed going down to world number one Novak Djokovic in 4 sets. The Serb claimed his third Grand...

I-Formation April 2015 – Will The Red Dirt Herald Rafa’s Return?

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by: Tom Cochrane The start of the second quarter of the calendar year sees the members of the ATP Tour transition from hard-courts to clay-courts. For the majority of the big guns (Andy Murray being understandably excused on account of...

Australian Open 2016 Day 6 Preview: Wawrinka and Raonic look to set up

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by: Tom Cochrane Russian born, recently naturalised Aussie Daria Gavrilova was the toast of Melbourne on Day 5, the youngster outlasting French seed Kristina Mladenovic 11-9 in the deciding set to claim one of the biggest wins of her fledgling...

French Open 2015 Day 3: Djokovic, Nadal and Serena get it going

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by: Tom Cochrane Day 2 of the 2015 French Open saw defending champion and second seed Maria Sharapova book her place in the second round, overcoming a tough opponent and a head cold to secure a straight sets win. Day 2...

Australian Open 2014: Men’s and women’s draw preview and analysis

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by: Tom Cochrane Greetings and welcome to two weeks of coverage of the first Grand Slam of the new year. As always, plenty of storylines are emerging as we head into the tournament. Will Victoria Azarenka be able to claim...

US Open 2015 Day 6 Preview: Will Federer avoid the same fate as Rafa?

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by: Tom Cochrane For the first time since 2004 Rafael Nadal will end a calendar year without having claimed a Grand Slam, after the Spaniard was sensationally ousted from the tournament by Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Day 5. Day 5...

Australian Open 2016 Day 11 Preview: Djokovic, Federer and Serena in action

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by: Tom Cochrane It’s women’s semi-finals day at Melbourne Park on Day 11, with a mixture of familiar faces and surprise names making up the final four in the women’s tournament.  Then, in the night session, superstars Federer and Djokovic play...

French Open 2015 Day 7 Preview: Youngsters look to upend top seeds

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by: Tom Cochrane Day 7 at Roland Garros features a mouth-watering line-up, with a number of clashes highlighting the talents of rising stars on the ATP Tour and a blockbuster match-up between WTA Tour titans Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka....

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Djokovic Wins Dubai Title; Nadal Captures Acapulco Crown; Ruud Reaches Santigao...

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships—Dubai, U.A.E. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his fantastic start to the 2020 season after he dismissed No. 2 seed...