Tennis

Tue 21 Jan 2020

‘It’s just chaos’: Barty’s bedlam

‘It’s just chaos’: Barty’s bedlam

Ash Barty has revealed her greatest weapon to end Australia’s 42-year wait for a women’s singles champion in Melbourne after a stunning comeback.

‘It doesn't belong in tennis’: Shock as star slams own fans

premium_icon ‘It doesn't belong in tennis’: Shock as star slams own fans

Tsitsipas is far from thrilled with some of his own supporters after a vocal contingent of fans took their admiration for the 21-year-old too far. 

Barty survives almighty scare against world No.120

premium_icon Barty survives almighty scare against world No.120

World No.1 Ash Barty was forced to come from a set down in her opening Australian Open clash, but the news wasn’t as good for herself national teammate.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Classy Federer silences critics in clinical display

premium_icon Classy Federer silences critics in clinical display

He came into the Australian Open underdone, but champion Roger Federer has made a statement in his first round match.

Williams within six wins of Court’s grand slam record

premium_icon Williams within six wins of Court’s grand slam record

Serena Williams has one goal this Australian Open: equal Margaret Court’s remarkable grand slam record of 24 titles.

Jelena Dokic: Barty can feed off the hype at Aus Open

premium_icon Jelena Dokic: Barty can feed off the hype at Aus Open

Jelena Dokic expects the world no.1 to cope with pressure at home grand slam

Hope Barty will break Australian Open drought

premium_icon Hope Barty will break Australian Open drought

Ash Barty is primed at becoming the first Aussie woman to win her home Slam since the 1970s.

Stan still enjoying life on hectic tour

Stan still enjoying life on hectic tour

Three-time grand slam champ Stan Wawrinka’s off-season lasted just eight days but he’s not complaining. He just loves playing tennis.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

There’s reality and then there’s Serena reality

premium_icon There’s reality and then there’s Serena reality

She’s 38, a mum and in town to win a record 24th grand slam title, but that’s only one tiny aspect of the real Serena Williams story.

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

The tennis world has been waiting for the next generation to end the domination of the “Big Three”.

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

Alexei Popyrin says it will be ‘unbelievable’ to stand across the net from one of his favourite players, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the Australian Open first round.

Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

premium_icon Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

Swiss tennis champion Stan Wawrinka has signalled his likely retirement from tennis — but not before he makes a return to the top of the game.

‘Clean slate’: Barty’s focus on Aus Open prize

premium_icon ‘Clean slate’: Barty’s focus on Aus Open prize

Australia’s World No. 1 says she is happy with her lead-up to her home Grand Slam after claiming the Adelaide International title.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Ash Barty is the World No. 1 regardless of what happens in Melbourne but the superstar has finally broken through on home soil.

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

Concerned about his health, world No.13 Denis Shapovalov says he will refuse to play at the Australian Open if forced to compete in poor air

Kyrgios: ‘Sorry for whatever I've done to you, Alexander’

premium_icon Kyrgios: ‘Sorry for whatever I've done to you, Alexander’

Aussie firebrand Nick Kyrgios has responded to the stinging criticism aimed at him by German underachiever Alexander Zverev in typical nonchalant fashion

The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

premium_icon The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

When Ash Barty was a set and 3-0 down in the French Open semi-final, her coach Craig Tyzzer prepared a tough post-mortem

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Roger Federer backs Australian Open's new air quality policy after organisers copped international criticism for allowing qualifiers to play in thick smoke haze

'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

premium_icon 'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

"Short" world No.1 Ashleigh Barty has revealed how childhood bullies claimed she'd never make it as a tennis star

Fri 17 Jan 2020

De Minaur to turn back on Open

premium_icon De Minaur to turn back on Open

Alex de Minaur is still dealing with the disappointment of missing his home grand slam, and as part of his recovery, plans on avoiding the whole tournament.

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