eurosport counts as commentators with some of the best athletes that Spanish sport has left. Alberto Contador, Javier Fernández, Jordi Arrese and also Anabel Medina and Àlex Corretja, two former tennis players who are currently focused on covering the Australian Open.
“The fact that the public has returned is a nice thing, because many players say that in the end they play a little precisely for the spectators. But we always miss those big courts and total freedom. As for the sporting level, I think it is being a very attractive Grand Slam with great matches.“, comments Anabel Medina to the AS Journal.
In relation to the level that is being seen among tennis players in Australia, Corretja says: “I would highlight Tsitsipas and Nadal who arrived practically without competition rhythm, with two injuries, and they have shown that they are two phenomena because they got into the semis. Also the winning character shown by Medvedev and later by Berrettini and Alcaraz. I think it has been a very good learning process for Carlos. But it also means that this year he will finish in the top 15 in the world if everything goes well and he has no injuries, because I think he will win a lot of games on all surfaces.”
As for the female draw, “One of the big surprises has been Collins slipping into the final, getting here has been surprising. Also Cornet, who eliminated Muguruza, has had a great tournament, and even if it is number one, I would highlight the great challenge Ashleigh BartyMedina sentences.