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  •   Home > News > Sports > Tennis

    Australian Open organisers are rejecting calls for the tournament to feature shorter matches in the wake of hard quarantine for a number of arrivers

    Australian Open organisers are rejecting calls for the tournament to feature shorter matches in the wake of hard quarantine for a number of arrivers


    There's been calls for the grand slam to play three sets for the men rather than five given the limited training players will have.

    Tournament boss Craig Tiley says they won't be changing.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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