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September 10 1962 Rod Laver wins tennis Grand Slam

On September 10th 1962, Rod Laver defeated fellow Australian Roy Emerson in four sets to win the U.S. Open. With the victory, Laver became the first man to win the tennis “Grand Slam” of four major tournaments in the same year since Don Budge in 1938. Having already won the first three major tennis championships … Continue reading

Australian Open Men’s Final Betting (2009)

Roger Federer is set to equal the fourteen Grand Slam titles won by Pete Sampras this Sunday evening with a win over nemesis Rafael Nadal. The men’s semi-finals of the Australian Open told quite the story. Roger Federer had little problem disposing of long-time punching bag Andy Roddick in straight sets on Thursday night. Federer … Continue reading

Hewitt Beats Montanes At Wimbledon (2008)

Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt has progressed to the third round at Wimbledon, after a commanding win over Spain’s Albert Montanes.  Casey Dellacqua is the only other Australian to progress to the third round. Hewitt is the No.20 seed, and has been battling a hip injury.  He recovered from a tough five-setter against Dutchman Robin Haase in … Continue reading

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