Tennis

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Aussie rookie on cusp of top 100

premium_icon Aussie rookie on cusp of top 100

We’re all familiar with the names Ash Barty and Sam Stosur, but stand by for another Aussie tennis rookie to become a household name

Mon 15 Apr 2019

‘Why not?’: Barty says Aussies can take Fed Cup

premium_icon ‘Why not?’: Barty says Aussies can take Fed Cup

Queenslander Ash Barty says “a good mix of youth and experience” can take the Aussies much further as she lines up for their semi-final against Belarus

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Astonishing tennis miracle is unheard of

Astonishing tennis miracle is unheard of

Tara Moore was one point away from being utterly humiliated in a crushing tennis bloodbath. What happened next defied belief.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Surprise move signals Barty’s Fed Cup intentions

premium_icon Surprise move signals Barty’s Fed Cup intentions

Fresh from her Miami title win, Ash Barty has made clear the importance of ending Australia’s 45-year wait for another Fed Cup title with a surprise call.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Federer 101: GOAT destroys Isner

premium_icon Federer 101: GOAT destroys Isner

The record books are beckoning once again for Roger Federer who claimed his 101st career title at the Miami Open as he edges closer to Jimmy Connors.

Barty can rise to tennis's summit

premium_icon Barty can rise to tennis's summit

It has been almost 16 years since an Australian, male or female, has been the best player in the world in tennis.

Sun 31 Mar 2019

Barty primed for ultimate Wimbledon party

premium_icon Barty primed for ultimate Wimbledon party

The All-England Club is where Ash Barty first made her name on the international circuit.

Inside story: How Laver became our greatest

premium_icon Inside story: How Laver became our greatest

From a homemade tennis court built with silt from the Fitzroy River to hitching rides in a VW Beetle to interstate matches.

Barty party: Golden girl makes history

Barty party: Golden girl makes history

Tennis superstar Ash Barty has won even more hearts after doing what no Aussie has ever managed to pull off at the Miami Open.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Barty fights on to claim biggest career final berth

Barty fights on to claim biggest career final berth

The Barty Party is in full flow in Miami where the Australian No 1 women’s player has beaten Anett Kontaveit to reach the biggest final of her career.

Teenage freak stuns tennis world

Teenage freak stuns tennis world

He’s an 18-year-old who has the chance to better records of the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Pete Sampras.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Top 10 Barty urged to reach for Grand Slam win

premium_icon Top 10 Barty urged to reach for Grand Slam win

JUNIOR coach of world tennis top 10 player Ashleigh Barty said he would love the Springfield raised sporting giant killer to set her sights on Grand Slam win.

Iconic Aussie tournament axed

Iconic Aussie tournament axed

The unique mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth will be axed after 31 years and replaced by the $21 million 24-team ATP World Team Cup.

Ash Barty hungry for more than top 10

premium_icon Ash Barty hungry for more than top 10

Ash Barty was once so disillusioned with tennis she took 14 months off, now she’s ranked in the top 10 and is desperate to push further.

Bouchard jumps to defence of Kyrgios

Bouchard jumps to defence of Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios has plenty of detractors but one high-profile WTA Tour player has come to the Australian star’s defence in speedy fashion.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Our Ash enters world top 10

premium_icon Our Ash enters world top 10

Springfield’s Ashleigh Barty has entered the world tennis top 10 for the first time after upsetting Petra Kvitova at the Miami Open today.

Novak overwhelmed after Miami shocker

Novak overwhelmed after Miami shocker

Novak Djokovic has made a surprise admission after sensationally being bundled out of the Miami Open as rumours swirl of a rift with Roger Federer.

Eight years for stabbing tennis star

Eight years for stabbing tennis star

A man who stabbed two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday.

Kyrgios makes explosive exit from Miami Masters

Kyrgios makes explosive exit from Miami Masters

A moment of pure ridiculousness inspired Nick Kyrgios in his match in Miami but it wasn’t long before the train was back off the rails.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Barty on brink of spot in world’s top 10

premium_icon Barty on brink of spot in world’s top 10

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is the last hurdle to Ash Barty making sure of her first entry into the world’s top 10.

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