Jan. 31, 2022

#149: Australian Open 2022 Review

#149: Australian Open 2022 Review

We won´t be forgetting the 2022 Australian Open for a while!

It´s been one for the history books, with Rafael Nadal winning his 21st Grand Slam thanks to an epic five-set victory over Daniil Medvedev. 

Ash Barty became the first Australian to win in Melbourne in 44 years. And let´s not forget the all-Aussie mens doubles final, won by wildcards and this years crowd entertainers Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis!

Brits Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewitt won their 9th consecutive Grand Slam wheelchair men´s doubles title, while Australian Dylan Alcott bid an emotional farewell to the crowds on the Rod Laver Arena.

And then there was the small cat. 😳

We´ve brought our panel together to chat through all of this and more from an incredible fortnight in Melbourne! 

Joining CTC host Dan Kiernan are:-

  • 2005 Wimbledon Doubles Champion and USTA Coach Stephen Huss
  • Former British number 1 turned Coach and TV commentator Lucie Ahl
  • Former Belgian number 1 and ATP top 25 player Xavier Malisse 
  • Denmark´s Davis Cup Captain and 2012 Wimbledon Doubles Champion Freddie Nielsen
  • Kieron Vorster who has been S&C Coach to Tim Henman, Wayne Ferreira and recently Dan Evans.

Get to know our Aussie Open Panellists

Listen to their tennis journeys on Control the Controllables…

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