Melbourne Summer Set

Barty Sweeps Adelaide Championship Sunday

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty capped a great week to start the 2022 season after winning both the singles and doubles titles of the WTA 500 Adelaide International 1 Sunday in South Australia. […]

Nadal Is Back, Starts New Year Winning Melbourne Summer Set Title

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal had never played Maxime Cressy before Sunday evening’s final in the Melbourne Summer Set at Rod Laver Arena. After winning his 89th ATP Tour singles title with a 7-6 (6), 6-3 […]

Cressy Achieves First ATP Tour Semifinal In Melbourne

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) After saving two match points in a tension-filled, third-set tie-break of his Melbourne Summer Set second-round win over fellow American and No. 2 seed Reilly Opelka a day earlier, Maxime Cressy probably wondered […]

Nadal: Djokovic Knew The Risks in Australia

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal had just wrapped up his first victory in the Melbourne Summer Set tournament at Melbourne Park Thursday afternoon when he sat down for his first press conference since arriving […]

A New WTA Season Begins Down Under As Australian Summer Kicks In

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA’s 2022 season kicked off Monday Down Under at the Adelaide International 1, a 500-series outdoor hard-court event at Memorial Drive in South Australia. The tournament, with more than $700,000 in prize […]