Medvedev All Set For Grand Slam Win?, Australian Open Takes Huge Financial Hit

Chess master Daniil Medvedev is due for a grand slam title. But can he actually pull it off (NY Times)

Australian Open overcame a lot of hurdles to make the 2021 Australian Open happen. But their finances took a big hit. (ESPN)

Ashleigh Barty shares a picture of her hanging out with Pat Rafter and Dylan Alcott and wins over social media (Yahoo Sports)

Dennis Novak is going to be a dad (Instagram)

Hsieh Su-wei reaches grand slam quarter-finals on her 38th grand slam appearance. No one plays tennis like her. (WTA)

India’s Ankita Raina breaks into the Doubles Top 100 rankings after winning her first WTA title (Indian Express)

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Medvedev, Rublev Look Strong Ahead Of Australian Open, FAA Can’t Win Finals

The key to Iga Swiatek’s success lies beyond the tennis court. Her sports psychologist,  Daria Abramowicz, trains Swiatek’s mind with sudoku and crossword puzzles. (New York Times).

Felix Auger-Aliassime loses his seventh straight final. For the seventh straight final, he failed to win a set. Dan Evans wins his first ATP tour title at age 30. (Eurosport)

Jannik Sinner wins his second ATP title, becoming the first teenager to win two titles as a teenager since Novak Djokovic (ATP).

Not a surprise here. Novak Djokovic doesn’t really like Nick Kyrgios (Metro UK)

Rafael Nadal is nursing a stiff back ahead of the Australian Open (ESPN)

Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev lead Russia to Davis Cup victory. The two Russians look to be in great form heading to the Australian Open (ATP).

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