MARCOS Baghdatis is back on his magic carpet and taking everyone along for the ride.
Melbourne’s large Cypriot and Greek communities have rediscovered their voice as the Mediterranean’s favourite son is back in town.
It has been four years since Baghdatis lit up the Australian Open with his captivating run to the 2006 final but hopes are high he can make another charge this year.
He is finally clear of the injuries that have stalled his career over the past two seasons and his confidence is growing by the day.
Baghdatis was reduced to playing on the Challenger circuit last year but the Cypriot proved he was getting back to his best with three second tier titles before winning an ATP event in Stockholm.Read More