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Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Nadal Defeats Federer to Make Final

Rafael Nadal (2) has defeated his old adversary, Roger Federer (3) in the Semi-Final of the 2012 Australian Open Men’s Singles, after a mesmerising match ended with the Spaniard winning through three sets to one. Nadal lifted the semi-final following a 6-7 (7-5) 6-2 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 victory. It was Federer, the old master, who took the opening set, following ... Read More »

Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Sharapova Defeats Kvitova to make Final

Russian ace, Maria Sharapova (4), has made the 2012 Australian Open Ladies Singles Final after defeating Czech Petra Kvitova (2) in three sets. Sharapova won through the semi-final with a 6-2 3-6 6-4 victory. The story of the match was quite simply Sharapova’s remarkable conversion rate on break points: she took 5 of 5. Despite Kvitova showing why she was ... Read More »

Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Azarenka Through to Final At Clijsters’ Expense

Belarussian Victoria Azarenka (3) has made it to the 2012 Australian Open Women’s Singles Final after picking up a 2-1 victory over last year’s Champion, Belgian Kim Clijsters (11), in the Semi-Final on Thursday 26 January 2012. Azarenka won through despite dropping the second set, with a scoreline of 6-4 1-6 6-3. This match was extremely close. The principle difference ... Read More »

Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Kim Clijsters Through to Semi-Final After Beating No 1 Seed Wozniacki

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Kim Clijsters (11), the holding Australian Open Champion, has made it through to the 2012 Semi-Final in fine style, after following up her terrific fourth round comeback against Li Na with a straight sets Quarter-Final victory over number one seeded Caroline Wozniacki (1). Clijsters, in her final season of tennis, showed no little amount of ability, grit and determination in ... Read More »

Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Roger Federer Through to Semi-Final After Straight Sets Win Over del Potro

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Roger Federer (3) has made it through to the Semi-Final of the 2012 Australian Open Men’s Singles Championship after recording a brilliant straight sets victory over Argenitine, Juan Martín del Potro. The Swiss was in imperious form to defeat del Potro 6-4 6-3 6-2 with all his customary and relentlessly high-quality tennis. The match, which was Federer’s 1,000th at Tour ... Read More »

Australian Open 2012 Tennis: Kim Clijsters Completes Stirring Comeback Against Li to Book Place in Quarter-Final

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Kim Clijsters came back from one set – and four match points – down against China’s Li Na in the Australian Open 2012 Ladies Singles Fourth Round to record a remarkable 4-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 victory, and book a place in the Quarter-Final. Belgian ace, Clijsters, the holding Australian Open Women’s Champion, who is also affectionately known as “Aussie Kim” ... Read More »