1 February 2005
The TWI Archive 2004 Sporting Review of the Year is now live on the website, click here to recap on the highlights of a fantastic year for sport.
The 100th Australian Open finished with fourth seed Marat Safin coming from one set down to beat local hero and third seed Lleyton Hewitt in 4 sets, and Serena Williams defeating her American compatriot and championship favourite Lindsay Davenport winning her first Grand Slam since 2003.
Joachim Johansson hit an incredible 127 aces in his four matches of the tournament, second was Andy Roddick with 107 aces over six matches.
The European PGA Tour really hots up this month with four events starting with the Heineken Classic through to the prestigious WGC Accenture Match Play. Nick Dougherty will look forward to continuing his rich vein of form after his recent maiden victory on the tour in the Caltex Maters in Singapore.
Did you know…
The format for the WGC Accenture Matchplay is single-elimination match play. Players are seeded 1 through to 64 based on their Official World Golf Ranking and the first round matches include the No. 1 seed playing the No. 64 seed, the No. 2 seed playing the No. 63 seed, etc.
Wellington, New Zealand hosts the next round of the IRB Sevens Series on 4-5th February and with only one further event before the 7’s World Cup in Hong Kong in March, providing invaluable experience for the players before the main showpiece event.
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3 - Golf - PGAET Heineken Classic, AUS
4 - Rugby - iRB Sevens, NZL
4 - Rugby League - World Club Challenge, UK
5 - Skating - World Allround Speed Skating Championships, RUS
10 - Golf - PGAET Holden New Zealand Open, NZL
12 - Rugby - iRB Sevens, USA
14 - Skating - Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, KOR
16 - Skiing - Nordic World Ski Championship, GER
17 - Golf - PGAET Carlsberg Malaysian Open, MAL
23 - Golf - WGC Accenture Matchplay, USA
24 - Golf- ANZ Ladies Masters, AUS
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