Archive for January, 2011

Australian Open – ESPN Women’s Draw Preview

Right when the women’s draw was made Friday, it was buzzing around the world – Kim Clijsters and Dinara Safina, first round. And that’s not the only early round intrigue on the ladies’ side at this year’s Australian Open.

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Australian Open – ESPN Men’s Draw Preview

Draw Overview - There are 101 of the 104 direct acceptances in this year’s field with the only withdrawals No. 28 Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain, No. 68/’07 Australian Open runner-up Fernando Gonzalez of Chile and No. 97 Paul-Henri Mathieu of France. 

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FedEx Reliability Zone Fifth Set Career Records

(James Buddell – 06.01.2011) The 2011 ATP World Tour season has begun and the first Grand Slam championship is on the horizon. The Australian Open of course features best-of-five-set matches. So this month, we take an in-depth look at fifth set career records using the FedEx Reliability Index, with exclusive analysis from past and present ATP World Tour stars.

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