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Fabulous Frances and Other Dispatches From the Barty Party

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BEWARE OF DEAD MEN WALKING

Bill Simons Melbourne PLEASE DON’T SAY THIS IS A COMMENTARY ON HUMAN NATURE: After her second-round win, Aryna Sabalenka tossed a headband to fans and two...

Fear and Loathing in Melbourne

  AN AUSSIE FAMILY FEUD MELBOURNE BILL SIMONS We’re Down Under, where everything so often is blissfully mellow – but not these days. These are the opening sessions of...

WHY WE LOVE VICTORIA AZARENKA

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