Best matches of the Australian Open 2008

25 Nov 2008 by Ricky in Australian Open 2008

The Australian Open has always had a flair for the dramatic. The Australian Open 2008 was no different, producing some remarkable, memorable matches that will live in Melbourne lore forever, albeit for different reasons. Some for ending later than late, some for big upsets, some for great escapes, some fore incredible comebacks, some for their […]

Israeli Men Hoist the Australian Open 2008 Doubles Cup

17 Nov 2008 by Hiland in Australian Open 2008

Two Israeli veteran doubles players swept through the field and became the first team from Israel to claim a Grand Slam Championship on the final Saturday of the Australian open 2008.  The final match followed Maria Sharapova’s triumph in the Women’s singles and was delayed by rain for 30 minutes.  The Rod Laver Arena roof […]

Australian Open 2008 Women’s Doubles – The Battling Bondarenko Sisters Triumph

15 Nov 2008 by Hiland in Australian Open 2008

Long known as the sisters that would just as soon battle each other as battle opponents, the Ukrainian Bondarenko sisters developed newfound on-court harmony in time to help the battling sisters earn their first Grand Slam Tennis Doubles title at the Rod Laver Arena on Friday, January 25, 2008. Coached by their mother Natalia, the […]

Zimonjic and Sun Prevail – 2008 Mixed Doubles Champions

14 Nov 2008 by Hiland in Australian Open 2008

A first-time pairing of Serb, Nenad Zimonjic, and China’s vivacious Tiantian Sun worked magic at the Rod Laver Arena on the Australian open 2008 final Sunday afternoon. Buoyed by spectacular service dominance, the energetic fifth seeded team thrilled the fans and surprised the field by rising to many challenges and cruising to the year’s first […]

Djokovic 2008 Open Champion

Wrapping up an impressive tournament run and overcoming a nagging hamstring injury, third seed Serbian, Novak Djokovic, came back to defeat the unseeded French phenom, Jo Wilfried Tsonga in four sets, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2).  With a dazzling exhibition of hard serves and sizzling ground strokes, Djokovic overcame a tender hamstring, which he aggravated […]

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