Tennis

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Wimbledon spectator publicly roasted

Wimbledon spectator publicly roasted

With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on Centre Court, one fan found himself in a commentator’s firing line for his strange behaviour

World reacts to Federer and Nadal's Wimbledon classic

World reacts to Federer and Nadal's Wimbledon classic

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s 40th encounter was one for the ages as tennis fans lurched from unbearable tension to feelings of pure joy

Fri 12 Jul 2019

‘Zonked’ Barty quietly slips back into Brisbane

premium_icon ‘Zonked’ Barty quietly slips back into Brisbane

She’s officially the best female tennis player in the world, but there was little fanfare as world No.1 Ash Barty arrived back in Brisbane.

Tennis star’s stunning transformation

Tennis star’s stunning transformation

Simona Halep — the woman challenging Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final — may have never got there without drastic surgery.

Serena makes history as Court record beckons

premium_icon Serena makes history as Court record beckons

Serena Williams has surged into another Wimbledon final where she will seek to match a record that has become an obsession for her.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

premium_icon What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

Hard work and long hours aside, there’s one thing that helped Australian tennis champion Ashleigh Barty become the player she is today.

‘Serena’s obsessed with matching Court’

premium_icon ‘Serena’s obsessed with matching Court’

The coach that’s guided Serena Williams to nine major championships says the Margaret Court record has driven the American to crazy new records.

World reacts to Wimbledon furore

World reacts to Wimbledon furore

Johanna Konta’s fiery Wimbledon confrontation set the tennis world abuzz and voices from around the world have weighed in.

Fed, Rafa and Novak wind back Wimbledon clock

premium_icon Fed, Rafa and Novak wind back Wimbledon clock

The big three of world tennis — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — are through together to the semi-finals of a slam for the 13th time, but why has...

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Desperate Tomic now playing for peanuts

premium_icon Desperate Tomic now playing for peanuts

Battling to make the US Open, Bernard Tomic has taken to Canada for a third-tier event but as the Aussie brat will discover the money’s not that hot.

Back in black: Big 3 reject new order

Back in black: Big 3 reject new order

ROGER Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic have made a bold statement at Wimbledon this year as their grip on the game tightens.

No airbrush required: Serena bares all

No airbrush required: Serena bares all

This is Serena Williams at her most vulnerable — posing without pants in images that weren’t photoshopped and penning a revealing letter.

Tournament where Barty is tipped to excel

premium_icon Tournament where Barty is tipped to excel

Many experts believe Ash Barty’s game is best suited to Wimbledon, but a couple of key figures, including an Australian great, beg to differ.

‘Don’t patronise me’: Tennis star hits back at journalist

‘Don’t patronise me’: Tennis star hits back at journalist

Britain’s Johanna Konta hit back at a “disrespectful” journalist as the press turned on its own after an unexpected loss at Wimbledon.

Williams sorry for US Open meltdown

Williams sorry for US Open meltdown

Serena Williams has finally apologised to Naomi Osaka for her spectacular outburst at last year’s US Open.

Serena roars after Barty killer battle

Serena roars after Barty killer battle

After beating Ash Barty at Wimbledon, Alison Riske threatened Serena Williams but the legend roared loudest after an almighty fright.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Fed-Nadal butt heads in Wimbledon dispute

Fed-Nadal butt heads in Wimbledon dispute

Roger Federer has put Wimbledon under the spotlight following claims of lost traditions. Rafael Nadal couldn’t care less.

Open warfare as Aussie great’s record attacked

premium_icon Open warfare as Aussie great’s record attacked

When the 2020 Australian Open rolls around, a cold war will become red hot and right in the firing line is the reputation of Australia’s greatest female player.

Barty party not quite over despite loss

premium_icon Barty party not quite over despite loss

As Ash Barty’s run comes to an end at Wimbledon, the Aussie world No.1 plans to mark her stunning rise with some beers - and possibly a Disney movie or two.

Nadal: ‘I am little bit more than Ash Barty’

premium_icon Nadal: ‘I am little bit more than Ash Barty’

Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia’s world No.1 stands in the grand slam pecking order.

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