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  Nadal vs. Verdasco: Spanish Southpaws Square
ATP World TourNadal vs. Verdasco: Spanish Southpaws Square OffATP World TourFernando Verdasco once deemed it the best match he had played. Five hours and 14 minutes of no-holds-barred shot-making - two Spaniards trading blows under lights on a heaving Rod Laver Arena, a shootout he would ultimately fall short in against his ...
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 8:54 pm
  Billie Jean King sells majority stake in
ESPNBillie Jean King sells majority stake in World Team TennisESPNChris Evert, Martina Navratilova Rod Laver and King herself were staples in the early years, and more recently, stars such as Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Pete Sampras and the Williams sisters have participated. Elton John's song "Philadelphia Freedom" ...King passes World Team Tennis batonYahoo Sportsall 17 news articles »
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 1:39 pm
  Ailing Rafael Nadal needs quick recovery for
The Desert SunAiling Rafael Nadal needs quick recovery for extra tough drawThe Desert SunIf body language is any sort of indicator, Rafael Nadal is entering this year's BNP Paribas Open on a bit of a sour note. During his pre-tournament conference with the media, he sat hunched over, showed very little emotion, and appeared agitated by ...Will Novak Djokovic win another title this year?FanSidedRoger Federer, 18 going on 19Times of IndiaNovak Djokovic has that hunger again to be leader of the packLos Angeles Timesall 364 news articles »
Posted on 11 March 2017 | 2:44 pm
  Alexander Zverev traces his recent run back
The Desert SunAlexander Zverev traces his recent run back to Indian WellsThe Desert SunZverev stepped onto the hardcourt at Rod Laver Arena earlier this year. Across the net was Nadal. Again, Zverev took an early lead in what would become a grueling, five-set, four-hour match at the Australian Open. The German won the first set, then the ...and more »
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 6:49 pm
  It takes a rare cricketer to reach a
ESPNcricinfo.comIt takes a rare cricketer to reach a century, not just make oneESPNcricinfo.comLike Pritchard, Laver served in World War II, though in New Guinea. He was born in Melbourne into a sporting family - he is the second cousin of tennis legend Rod Laver, who sent Jack a card for his 100th birthday, and the nephew of cricketer Frank ...and more »
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 2:13 pm
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  Rod Laver Arena likely to host Rio Olympic
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the dates of the Oceania Olympic qualification series with Melbourne to host matches on August 15.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 5:36 pm
  Rod Laver Arena likely to host Rio Olympic
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the dates of the Oceania Olympic qualification series with Melbourne to host matches on August 15.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 5:22 pm
  News: Fleetwood Mac announce more shows,
Fleetwood finally get an Adelaide show.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 3:55 pm
  Ed Sheeran sells out Melbourne arena on his
March 29, 2015, 12:32 p.m. It takes a special kind of courage to walk onto an arena stage with nothing but a guitar, a loop pedal and your voice, but at the age of 24, not only did Ed Sheeran take Rod Laver arena with the confidence of a veteran songwriter, he single-handedly blew the roof off.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:28 pm
  Ed Sheeran a one-man hit
NOT even John Denver was greeted by the deafening wall of screams British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran received at Rod Laver Arena.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:41 am
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  Bank only place Serena not No. 1
No male player has swept all four Grand Slam events in a calendar year since another Australian, Rod Laver, did it for the second time in 1969. The women’s final, scheduled for Sept. 12, sold out before the men’s final — probably for the first time ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:38 pm
  ATSB says radio interference caused MCG
The out of control drone which was intended to provide aerial perspectives of the action for the televised coverage refused to follow remote control instructions and bent itself out of shape on open ground near the Rod Laver arena. This is how the ATSB ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:38 pm
  Serena continuing quest for Slam
Only five players have pulled off a calendar-year Grand Slam; the last man to do it was Rod Laver in 1969. "Just the fact that she's gotten herself into that position is an achievement on its own," said Maria Sharapova, who is seeded No. 3 and could face ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:42 am
  US OPEN 2015: Serena Williams eyes 1st Grand
Only five players have pulled off a calendar-year Grand Slam; the last man to do it was Rod Laver in 1969. "Just the fact that she's gotten herself into that position is an achievement on its own," said Maria Sharapova, who is seeded No. 3 and could face ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:00 am
  ALTHEA GIBSON REPORTING BY RICHARD EVANS
Well, Chuck benefited sufficiently to reach the final in 1961, losing to Rod Laver, and, after suffering a second round defeat to Britain’s Mike Hann the following hear, McKinley’s great moment arrived in 1963 when he won Wimbledon with a 9-7 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:30 am
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  Laver surprised Nadal falls short of 'Rafa
Tennis great Rod Laver, the last man to win the Grand Slam, was surprised to hear that Rafael Nadal's attempt to win the "Rafa Slam" was over.
Posted on 26 January 2011 | 9:52 am
  Djokovic wins No. 2, joins multi-major
Novak Djokovic gave his old friend Andy Murray a sympathetic hug and a few consoling words, then got on with the real celebrations.
Posted on 23 January 2011 | 12:21 pm
  Nadal going for 4th straight major at Aussie
The merits of a "Rafa Slam" versus Rocket's Grand Slam were being debated well before Rafael Nadal arrived in Australia in pursuit of a fourth consecutive major title, something not achieved in men's tennis since Rod Laver won all four in
Posted on 14 January 2011 | 9:00 pm
  Laver: Nadal's 4 in row wouldn't be Grand
Tennis great Rod Laver wants to make something perfectly clear: If Rafael Nadal wins this month's Australian Open for a fourth major title in a row, it would be "a great effort" — but not a Grand Slam.
Posted on 13 January 2011 | 7:31 am
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  linadbg: Big names at Rod Laver for shock
linadbg: Big names at Rod Laver for shock Serena Williams loss... #SerenaWilliams https://t.co/sPeq2lSZZ2 #serenawilliams
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:17 pm
  marac00per: Big names at Rod Laver for shock
marac00per: Big names at Rod Laver for shock #SerenaWilliams loss... #SerenaWilliams https://t.co/yMMBcUOsCb
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:17 pm
  higherrobyn: @Ticketek_AU for Rod Laver
higherrobyn: @Ticketek_AU for Rod Laver Arena, is Secti~&@ 18-1 the same as Secti~&@ 18? What is the difference?
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:17 pm
  Stiff134: RT @ArianaAusUpdate: Melbourne -
Stiff134: RT @ArianaAusUpdate: Melbourne - Rod Laver Arena Seating Map #DWTAustralia https://t.co/UL7i3L6BXT
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:17 pm
  lostkail: RT @brendamaiy: Big names at Rod
lostkail: RT @br#%~amaiy: Big names at Rod Laver for shock Serena Williams loss... https://t.co/C2wyhc2BKQ #serenawilliams
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:17 pm
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  Resolved Question: Are these good seats in
I might be going to the Jason Derulo concert in Rod Laver, and I was wondering which of these seats are the best. In the photo, the dark blue dots are where I will be seated and the yellow on the small maps to the right is where in relation to the stage is where I will be seated. That means, either a block close but almost side on the the stage and relatively far back, or a block further away from the stage but on an angle and only 4th from the front. Thanks!
Posted on 16 December 2013 | 10:32 pm
  Resolved Question: Is Perth Arena larger
Which one did you think was bigger in seating capacity and just a better venue in general?
Posted on 2 November 2013 | 1:34 pm
  Resolved Question: Section 9, rod laver
hi i am going to a concert on the 28th and i have Section 9 Row A Seat/s: 353/354 do any of yous know where this is?? is it good or bad? and is it on the edge of the walk part? any info will help pls
Posted on 25 October 2013 | 5:10 pm
  Resolved Question: Why hasnt any male player
The Grand Slam is winning ALL 4 Slams in the same calendar year before you all start arguing lol Steffi Graf won it in 1988 *No I am NOT thinking of a 'golden' grand slam - that's the grand slam with Olympic gold medal thrown in *David is totally correct *kasper - Laver played the top seeded players of his day whether they were all amateur (before pro tennis) or as a pro. They were ALL the best in the world. I would say that surfaces are different along with pace of the court and raquets and strings are very different to what they were. Back in the day only the French was on clay the others were all played on grass
Posted on 8 July 2012 | 9:50 pm
  Resolved Question: Side view or lower/upper?
for a concert at rod laver arena? which is better, help?!?!
Posted on 10 May 2012 | 2:36 pm



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