Phil Smyth takes the “Big Week in Sport” to another level, with his team of the week. (A clever idea – Ed.)
Here’s the evidence that he’s been at Wimbledon…but will he make it to Cardiff?
Crio reckons he’s got the answer for the unseemly squabbles within Tennis Australia.
Nick Krygios: dicuss.
The $1-nothing winner and the long shot sit side by side in Grand Slam tennis.
And the long-shot potential quarter finalist can also offer some value.
John Harms explains. [He reckons he’s found the value – your thoughts? Ed]
Sean Mortell and his Eltham Junior Tennis Club battle Melbourne’s autumn chills and flu to stay on top of the competition ladder.
Sean Mortell overcomes both numbing cold and talented opponents with some of his best play of the season to keep Eltham in the tennis match against Eaglemont.
Peter Schumacher emerges from a summer hibernation to share his view from Shepparton. It’s been a summer (and a recent download) well spent. Get on the Lions.
Max Wiggins is an old campaigner when it comes to the Australian Open. Here he fills us in on the life of a ballkid.
Back on the home court, Sean Mortell and his teammates declare ‘shenanigans’ on some dodgy tactics employed by an ECCA opponent. Stir the beast at your peril!
On what turns out to be a blisteringly hot Saturday, Sean Mortell and his Eltham Tennis Club teammates clash with St John’s Catholic on the hallowed en-tout-cas of Banyule. Leading 5-4 in the deciding set, it’s up to Sean to serve for the match and a win for Eltham.
Gregor Lewis ventures into some dangerous territory on Novak Djokovic’s form for requesting an injury time-out at crucial stages in big matches. Like Stephen Colbert, we think it, but Gregor says it.
Another season of competition tennis gets under way for Sean Mortell on the hallowed en tout cas courts of Grace Valley Tennis Club in the first instalment of Little Local Larrikins.
Yoshi throws his support behind A Murray for tonight’s final of the Australian Open, and opens a great line of questioning regarding the role of gender in sport (or any field of expert endeavour). Of course, referencing his St Kilda Football Club.
Dave Brown reflects on the mental side of tennis and how Andy Murray stacks up for tonight’s Australian Open final.
Breakfast With the Goodfellas: Asian Cup, Australian Open tennis and Super Bowl XLIX Previews Episode
As a huge weekend of sport gets underway, Dr Cruel and Stone Cold Steve Baker get together for a bite of brekky at Mileto’s in Windsor and chat about the Asian Cup final between the Socceroos and South Korea, the Australian Open finals and Monday morning’s Super Bowl.
Adrian Quist made a significant contribution to Australian life.
Dips O’Donnell meditates on the crumbling facades of old houses and ageing tennis champions.
Yoshi delves into Nick Kyrgios’ mindset during his mild on-court explosion recently. Includes a serve for tennis fans using social media.
Dave Brown enlists a fine Barossa Shiraz and a fine intellect to list his Top 10 Australia Day Sporting Honours (even Phil the Greek gets a gong – and unfortunately its not Dimitriadis).