Posted: 14 January, 2015 by Web Guy Brett

The Top 5 Greatest Tennis Moments Ever

Tags: Tennis, Moments

Things are starting to heat up as the Australian Open nears closer.

And what better way to celebrate (and get excited) than to check out the top five greatest moments in tennis ever!

5. The best game of tennis ever?

The match was between Andy Murray and Michael Llodra, and it was nailbiting to the very last point.  Amazing!

The Best Game Of Tennis Ever?

4. Nadal's 40 year drought broken

In 2008, Rafael Nadal became the first Spanish player in 40 years to win Wimbledon - beating Roger Federer.  You can feel the emotion in this one.

Wimbledon 2008: Federer v Nadal - #TheGreatestMatch

3. Fancy a dip?

One of tennis' greatest players, Jim Courier overcame intense heat during the match against Stefan Edberg to win the 1992 Australian Open.  To mark his win, he took a dip in the Yarra.

Courier jumps into the Yarra River: 1992 Australian Open

2. The marathon match

During the 2011 Australian Open, a match between Svetland Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone fought it out on court for 4 hours and 44 minutes.

Schiavone wins epic: Australian Open 2011

1. Sleepless in Australia

Yet another marathon match between Australia's own Lleyton Hewitt and Marcos Baghdatis.  The match started just before midnight, and finished 4 hours and 45 minutes later.  During the match, the stadium was still packed until the end of the game.

Hewitt v Baghdatis: 2008 Australian Open Men's 3rd Round Highlights

COME ALONG TO THE AUS OPEN!

Get your tickets for the Australian Open now: www.ticketek.com.au/australianopen  

Tags: Tennis, Moments

To Read Next