Australian Open: Whole lotta history
The GIST: The Aussie Open wrapped up with not one, but two history-making moments over the weekend. Oi oi oi, we’re feeling the joy.
January 31, 2022
Australian Open: Game, set, match
The GIST: A wild vaccine saga, nearly three weeks of play and some, erm, colorful gestures later, it’s almost time to crown the first Grand Slam winners of the year. Time flies when you have no idea what time it is.
January 28, 2022
Australian Open: Four’s a Barty
The GIST: And then there were four. The women’s and men’s Aussie Open semifinals are set, with some can’t-miss matchups on deck.
January 26, 2022
Australian Open: Not so Sweet 16
The GIST: The round of 16 is complete, but things aren’t so sweet off the court at the Aussie Open.
January 24, 2022
Australian Open: The Barty continues
The GIST: With the No-vax Djokovic saga (mostly) behind us, there’s been no shortage of on-court drama from the opening rounds of the Australian Open.
January 19, 2022
The Australian Open — the first tennis Grand Slam of the year — kicks off tonight, but not without a flurry of controversy. While Mr. Unvaccinated himself (government name, Novak Djokovic) has been stealing the spotlight, we have you covered on what else to watch in Aus.
January 16, 2022
Tennis: You’ve been served
The GIST: Another day, another update to the (yes, still) ongoing Novak Djokovic–Australian Open drama. Trust us, we’re over it, too.
January 14, 2022
Tennis: Liar, liar, setting the sports world on fire
The GIST: Novak Djokovic’s reward for lying? The No. 1 men’s seed in next week’s Australian Open.
January 12, 2022
A shocker down under
The GIST: The Novak Djokovic–Australian Open saga took a stunning turn yesterday when the Australian government’s initial decision to cancel his visa was reversed, granting the men’s world No. 1 entry into the country. WTF, mate?
January 10, 2022
Tennis: No court for the Novak Djokovic
The GIST: More men’s sports drama? Coming right up. As we discussed on yesterday’s episode of The GIST of It, after initially receiving a medical exemption to compete for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was denied entry into the country.
January 07, 2022