Nadal’s Pain is Rivals Gain


With 11-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal absent from another Grand Slam, all eyes will be on the top three in the Australian Open odds.


Roddick Survives, to Face Stan

MELBOURNE – Andy Roddick is pure scrapper these, days, holding is serve at ATP record levels (91 % of the time in 2010) and maneuvering the ball around until he coaxes an error out of his foe, or happens to get a ball he can charge in on, or occasionally, that he can put away with his forehand. He was in substantial trouble for most of two sets of his 2-6 7-6(2) 6-2 6-2 win over the talented yet still green Robin Haase of the Netherlands in the third round, but Haase played an atrocious tiebreaker, began to have ankle problems and Roddick simply stayed the course. He