Hisense Arena awaits Rogowska

Release of the Day 4 Australian Open schedule has given Olivia Rogowska the chance to display her talent on a stadium court in tomorrow’s second round of matches. She will face world No. 47 Elina Svitolina as the first match on Hisense Arena tomorrow morning, starting 11am local time. Rogowska won through to the second…

Rod Laver Arena for Ebden

After his first round win over Nicolas Mahut, Australian Matt Ebden has been rewarded with a prime time night match on Rod Laver Arena. Ebden will face Canadian 28th seed Vasek Pospisil on Wednesday night, broadcast live across Australia on Channel 7. Ebden’s match will follow the Ladies singles match between Australia’s Sam Stosur and Tsvetana Pironkova, starting at 7pm…

Rogowska advances to second round

Olivia Rogowska has moved in to the second round of the Australian Open with victory over Columbian Mariana Duque Marino 6-3 6-3. Rogowska has reached the second round of her home Slam just once before, in 2012, when she beat Sofia Arvidsson in straight sets. “I am pretty stoked. The plan was just to stay…

Ebden advances at Australian Open

Australian Matt Ebden has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after victory over Frenchman Nicolas Mahut. The 26-year-old, now ranked 65th in the world, got the crucial break in the final set to win 6-3 7-5 4-6 0-6 6-3 in a match that lasted over three hours. It was a case of third…

Australian Open draw announced

At the Australian Open draw this morning, Matt Ebden has been drawn to face Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in the first round. Mahut, who famously featured in the longest match in history against John Isner at Wimbledon a couple of years ago, has a current world ranking of 46. The pair have met only once before,…

Australian Open wildcard for Rogowska

Olivia Rogowska has been awarded a wildcard into next week’s Australian Open. It will be the sixth consecutive home Grand Slam for the Australian after her first appearance in 2009. Rogowska will be hoping to improve on her Australian Open record with a second round appearance in 2012 being her best result to date. “I was…

Rogowska bows out in Hobart

Victorian Olivia Rogowska has gone out to Bojana Jovanovski in the second round of the Hobart International. After winning her opening round match on Monday, it looked as if Rogowska would claim consecutive victories after taking the first set. However the eighth seeded Serbian manged to level matters at one set a-piece and then never…

First win for Rogowska in Hobart

Australian Olivia Rogowska has won at the Hobart International for the first time after an impressive 7-6(5) 6-1 win over Romanian Alexandra Cadantu. “I have had a few wins in qualifying but that was my first main draw, so I’m absolutely stoked,” Rogowska said. Rogowska was given a wildcard entry into the event last week…

Ebden bundled out by Benneteau

Matt Ebden has fallen in straight sets to Frenchman Julien Benneteau at the Apia International in Sydney. The Australian wildcard couldn’t match the tournament’s 6th seed, falling 6-2, 6-2 on Ken Rosewall Arena. The 26-year-old has had preparations interrupted by an ankle problem which he had in December and aggravated during the first set against…

Ebden bound for Benneteau in Sydney

Matt Ebden will commence his Apia International campaign against eighth seeded Julien Benneteau on Ken Rosewall Arena tomorrow.

The match is scheduled to start no earlier than 5.30pm local time, and will also be televised around Australia live on 7Two.