January 2014

Wawrinka Shocks Nadal in Australian Open Final

January 26, 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka won his maiden Grand Slam title, upsetting ailing top seed and heavily favored Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the final of the Australian Open Sunday night. Wawrinka, playing in his first major title match, became just the second player outside of the Big Four to win a Slam since Marat Safin […]

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Men’s Quarterfinals Set at Australian Open

January 20, 2014

All but one of the top eight men’s seeds made it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, as the top half of the draw concluded fourth-round action Monday. Top-seeded Rafael Nadal struggled the most of the day’s four round of 16 winners, edging Japan’s Kei Nishikori in three sets, 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (3), […]

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Pospisil Bounces Groth in 1st Round at Australian Open

January 13, 2014

  Top Gun of fast serve Sam Groth remains undaunted in his quest for Top 100 status despite dropping his opening-round match at the Australian Open late Monday afternoon. The big-serving Aussie wild card fell to 28th-seeded Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in what Groth called his “worst match” of the season. Groth, who […]

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Groth Knocks Off Herbert to Gain Brisbane International Quarterfinals

January 2, 2014

Aussie wild card Sam Groth became more than the Top Gun of fast serve early Friday morning. In a breakout performance, the career journeyman established himself as a player to be reckoned with at the Tour level now. The big-serving Groth defeated savvy Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in the second round […]

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