Richard Hinds ROGER Federer and Rafael Nadal have created such fascination during their parallel careers. How does the Swiss turn a backhand into a symphony? If a nuclear bomb exploded on the first day at Roland...
Richard Hinds Once, at the Australian Open, you would find Paul McNamee prowling the corridors wearing a well-cut suit, running the tournament with the effortless authority of a Vegas floorwalker.
Richard Hinds With apologies to James Duckworth, whose continued presence provides the welcome gift of cricket-related weather jokes, this Australian Open is now the Bernie Show.
Richard Hinds ONE set down. Court surface hotter than a well-used wok. A tall, troublesome, big-serving opponent firing bullets from the fourth floor.
Richard Hinds The middle Sunday at the Australian Open is, traditionally, flatter than Geoff Boycott's vowels. It is the day after the Great Australian Hope has been eliminated in a heavily promoted...
Richard Hinds One set down. Court surface hotter than a well-oiled wok. A tall, troublesome, big-serving opponent firing bullets from the fourth floor.
Richard Hinds As of Thursday afternoon, after four months, the women's final was still not sold out.