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Australian Open 2014: Keeping emotions in check no small feat for champion … – National Post

National PostMELBOURNE — All the talk before Sunday’s Australian Open final suggested that Stanislas Wawrinka might need a thunderbolt to strike down his opponent, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, in order to lift the title.Nothing was normal about Rafael Nadal’s shock Australian Open final lossNEWS.com.auWawrinka denies Nadal history with historic first winThe RoarWawrinka claims first […]

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Wawrinka Defeats an Ailing Nadal to Win Australian Open – New York Times

New York TimesStanislas Wawrinka celebrated his winning point against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia — After two weeks of madness that included extreme temperatures and a player who hallucinated and saw …Australian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka beats Nadal in finalBBC SportIt wasn’t meant to be for NadalABC NewsDid Rafael […]

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Andy Murray’s out of Aust Open but proud of comeback – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldAndy Murray of Britain speaks during a press conference after his quarterfinal loss to Roger Federer of Switzerland at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi). 1. Wednesday …Roger Federer is back and he’s going to beat Rafael Nadal and win the …USA TODAYRevitalized Federer Has […]

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Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. Geoff will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s a quick note on …Wawrinka dethrones Djokovic in Melbourne Park thrillerDAWN.comAustralian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka dumps […]

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Federer Reaches Australian Open Fourth Round With Nadal, Murray – Bloomberg

BloombergFour-time champion Roger Federer and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rolled into the fourth round of the Australian Open with straight-set victories as the heat broke at the season’s first Grand Slam tennis tournament. Fourth-seeded Andy Murray also won, while …Jon Wertheim: Roger Federer, top seeds lead 2014 Australian Open midterm …SI.comRafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria […]

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Rafael Nadal insists courts are faster than ever at the Australian Open – SkySports

SkySportsRafael Nadal has raised concerns over the supposedly quicker courts at Melbourne Park ahead of the Australian Open. Court speed was one of the hot topics of conversation in the pre-tournament press conferences, with Roger Federer and Andy Murray …Murray not expecting too much as he begins Aussie Open campaign on TuesdayDaily MailMurray curious to […]

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Serena takes top seed for Australian Open – Sports Network

Sports NetworkMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – The women’s draw for the 2014 Australian Open was released Thursday, with Serena Williams securing the top seed, while two-time reigning champion Victoria Azarenka was named the second seed for the …2014 Australian Open: Expert PicksTennis MagazineAussies cop horror draws in Round 1 of Australian Open, with Tomic v Nadal […]