Tennis legend Rod Laver is dreaming of an Australian Open final between veterans Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The men's draw has been blown wide open following the exits of world number one Andy Murray and six-time champion Novak Djokovic at Melbourne Park. Murray was stunned by Mischa Zverev in the last-16 on Sunday, after former world number Djokovic was dumped out in the second round by Denis Istomin.
There isn't always room for niceties in the world of professional sport, but French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has bucked the trend. You might remember him helping out a ball girl who was in tears after being struck by a ball at last year's Australian Open, stopping the match to accompany her off the court. SEE ALSO: Tennis pros: Don't hit ball kids 'cos your hopes and dreams will be dashed Here's a video of the moment to help jog your memory. Well, twelve months on, the ball girl -- real name Giuliana -- penned a thank you card to the Frenchman, which he shared on Facebook while back in Melbourne for the tennis tournament. "Dear Mr Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, I wanted to take the opportunity to
Troubled tennis player Nick Kyrgios acknowledged after his testy loss to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open this week that he could certainly benefit from having a coach. Andre Agassi says he feels a certain kinship with Kyrgios, but he's not the man for the job. The other factor, Agassi said, is that if he's going to coach, it would have to be with someone who wants to learn.