Posts Tagged "Tennis"

Match result: A straight-sets win from Daria Gavrilova has given Australia the overall win in the Fed Cup encounter with the Netherlands.

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Match result: Ash Barty put Australia up 2-1 in the Fed Cup battle with the Netherlands, defeating Lesley Kerkhove in straight sets.

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Match result: Ash Barty recorded a dominant straight sets win over Quirine Lemoine to level Australia’s Fed Cup battle with the Netherlands at 1-1.

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Australian tennis player Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from the sport.

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The crowd is silent. The air tingles with excitement. Championship point. The sound of the ball hitting the strings sends goosebumps up spectators’ arms.

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Channel Seven’s run of covering the Australian summer of tennis will come to an end after 2019, with Channel Nine securing the rights to the Australian Open, as well as all lead-up events, for a five-year period beginning in 2020.

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Winning Indian Wells and the Miami Masters – known as ‘the Sunshine Double’ – is one of the toughest feats in tennis.

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Bernard Tomic has made an unsuccessful comeback to tennis following his ill-fated appearance on reality TV.

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The 2018 Laureus sportsman of the year award, which goes to the sportsman who best demonstrates supreme athletic performance and achievement, has gone to Roger Federer.  

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Nick Kyrgios says he would have been “banned for six years” if he’d behaved like countrywoman Daria Gavrilova at the WTA event in Mexico.

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The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into an 18-nation World Cup-style tournament under new proposals put forward by the International Tennis Federation.

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It was a warm Wednesday afternoon in Miami. Simona Halep strode back to her chair and sat herself down in a dejected slump.

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Injury-plagued Thanasi Kokkinakis has ended his six-month-long losing streak in style with a straight-sets win in Mexico.

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Bernard Tomic admits he wasted 2017 as he heads back to Europe to restart his career-long quest to be among the world’s best five players.

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Not so long ago, Petra Kvitova’s career hung in the balance. Following a knife attack in her home, which damaged the tendons in her playing hand, many doubted she’d ever play at the highest level again.

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Don’t look now, but this country is within touching distance of an unprecedented golden era for its overseas based male sports stars.

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Just by reaching the semi-finals of the 2018 Rotterdam Open Roger Federer became the oldest number one-ranked player in the history of tennis.

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Roger Federer has added yet another record to his vast collection when he became the oldest ATP world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam.

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Six weeks after it started, the longest Australian summer of tennis is finally over.

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Ashleigh Barty has survived an early scare to deliver Australia an opening Fed Cup win against Ukraine in Canberra.

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