Tennishead Down Under: Australian Open, Day 4


Originally published on: 26/02/10 15:12

I cant believe it is only day four. The existence of both day and night sessions is a real test of stamina for us roving reporters. The highest temperature today was 35.3 degrees and the womens heat policy was active right from the get-go. In fact after sleeping later than planned I had to hop on the tram to Melbourne Park rather than enjoy the usual 15-minute stroll along the Yarra River. Either way, its a cool and rather splendid way to get to the office.

Play started at 11am and British No.3 Elena Baltacha put up a great fight on Show Court 2 against the No.20 seed Am


Tim Farthing, Tennishead Editorial Director & Owner, has been a huge tennis fan his whole life. He's a tennis journalist and entrepreneur as well as playing tennis to a national standard. He also helps manage his local club and volunteers for his local tennis organisation. He's a specialist in content about the administration of professional tennis and tennis coaching for all levels.