Showing posts with category "tennis"

Mixed Strategies in Challenging: Tennis Edition

Played last night into early morning, the epic almost six-hour, five-set Men's Singles Final of the 2012 Australian Open between top two seeds Novak Djokovic

February 16, 2022
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rules

Seeding in Grand Slams

The Australian Open concluded on the weekend. The Swiss master Roger Federer prevailed in three sets (6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11)) against the Scot, Andy Murray; while

February 16, 2022
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competitive balance

Tennis Players on Twitter – Who is the best?

Whilst all the top tennis pros battle it out for the undisputable number one position on the tennis ranking, other people are interested in a more subtle, more personality based ranking – who is go...

February 15, 2022
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tennis

Wimbledon Eschews the Labour Theory of Value

The All-England Club, which hosts the Wimbledon tennis tournament, has announced that beginning in 2007, the prize money will be the same for male and female

February 15, 2022
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discrimination

Melbourne Storm Stripped of Two Premierships, Fined $1.6m for Cheating National Rugby League Salary Cap

Integrity. Sport is based upon the principle of a fair contest. A fair contest requires two players or teams to compete on an even footing, where the physical and mental ability of those people det...

May 12, 2020
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rules

Forget ‘Fab Four’, Men’s Tennis Still More Competitive

As the Australian Open approaches the business end, this year’s instalment has developed a palpable sense of familiarity of recent years about it. Each of the top four seeded men made the semi-fina...

March 31, 2020
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tennis