No, professional tennis players aren’t nepo babies
They seem to be everywhere these days, but don’t look for them on the tours.
The 35-year-old beat Stefanos Tsitsipas by breaking down his strengths and playing the points on his terms to win his 10th Australian Open.
In a blazing final, Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina matched each other ace for ace and winner for winner, until the No. 5 seed found another gear, and her first Grand Slam title.
The Greek is 5-0 against the Russian, and he hasn’t dropped a set to him on outdoor hard courts. The American faces a nine-time champion Down Under.
“You could say there’s something extra this year, yeah.” After his demolition of Andrey Rublev, it’s looking more and more likely that Nole will get it.
For American tennis devotees, the inconvenience can make for the most memorable viewing moments.