Tennis

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Barty denied by Osaka in China Open final

Barty denied by Osaka in China Open final

It looked like smooth sailing when Aussie Ash Barty claimed the first set of the China Open final against Naomi Osaka.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Millman flies Aussie flag in Tokyo

premium_icon Millman flies Aussie flag in Tokyo

John Millman has stormed into the last eight at the ATP Tour’s Japan Open. Meanwhile in China, Australian Open champ Naomi Osaka says she’s “angry relaxed”.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Umpire caught calling ball girl ‘very sexy’

Umpire caught calling ball girl ‘very sexy’

A chair umpire has been suspended after being caught making outrageous comments to a ball girl.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

De Minaur eyes top 20 after ground-breaking win

premium_icon De Minaur eyes top 20 after ground-breaking win

Alex De Minaur capped off a magnificent week at the Zhuhai Championships by claiming the title and overtaking Nick Kyrgios as the top-ranked Australian man.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

De Minaur wins Zhuhai final

De Minaur wins Zhuhai final

Alex De Minaur is now three for three in finals appearances this year, including titles in Atlanta and Sydney after winning the Zhuhai Championships.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

‘Relax’: Kyrgios reacts to ATP sanction

‘Relax’: Kyrgios reacts to ATP sanction

Six weeks on from his stunning outburst and record fine in Cincinnati for abusing an official, Nick Kyrgios has learned his fate.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Kyrgios calls time-out to rest ‘clicking’ shoulder

Kyrgios calls time-out to rest ‘clicking’ shoulder

Nick Kyrgios admits he could face several weeks out and possibly the rest of the season after struggling with a shoulder problem

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Zverev completes Laver Cup win for Europe

Zverev completes Laver Cup win for Europe

Alexander Zverev ensured the Laver Cup was retained by Team Europe in a title-deciding super-tiebreaker against Milos Raonic of Team World.

Kyrgios may have found his calling

Kyrgios may have found his calling

After a juvenile discussion about a “hot chick” on Sunday, Nick Kyrgios showed off his best side as the Laver Cup went down to the wire.

Sun 22 Sep 2019

‘Hot chick’ rattles Kyrgios midgame

‘Hot chick’ rattles Kyrgios midgame

Nick Kyrgios isn’t afraid to interact with the crowd during games, but against Roger Federer he fell apart after a female fan caught his eye.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Stosur eyes first title since 2017

Stosur eyes first title since 2017

Samantha Stosur has made the most of her wildcard into the Guangzhou International Women’s Open, securing a place in her first WTA singles final in 2½ years

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Is tennis royalty gathering for ‘slaughter’?

Is tennis royalty gathering for ‘slaughter’?

The photos are great — and we mean really great — but there are fears the Laver Cup is going to be a pretty one-sided affair.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Kyrgios returns serve at Pat Rafter

Kyrgios returns serve at Pat Rafter

Nick Kyrgios continues to show no fear or favour for who he’s willing to go to war with — slamming Aussie tennis legend Pat Rafter.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Legends divided over Kyrgios suspension

Legends divided over Kyrgios suspension

Some of Australia’s greatest ever tennis players have been split as divisive Aussie hothead Nick Kyrgios continues to await news of a potential ban.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Nadal a one-trick pony? Time he got more respect

premium_icon Nadal a one-trick pony? Time he got more respect

Rafael Nadal is invariably overlooked in most Greatest Of All Time debates. Why? Given what he’s achieved, he could yet outdo Roger Federer.

Nadal in tears after five-hour epic

Nadal in tears after five-hour epic

Rafael Nadal survived booing from the crowd, an incredible intervention by the chair umpire — and a breakout Russian star in the US Open final.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Meghan on hand for royal spanking

Meghan on hand for royal spanking

Serena Williams’ recent run of nightmare grand slam finals continued at the US Open in front of close friend Meghan Markle.

Williams falls short of grand slam record

Williams falls short of grand slam record

Serena Williams has lost the US Open final in straight sets to Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Nadal books US Open final date with Russian upstart

Nadal books US Open final date with Russian upstart

Russian upstart Daniil Medvedev will hope to herald the dawn of an exciting new era in men's tennis with victory over Rafael Nadal in the US Open final

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Barty doubles up at US Open

premium_icon Barty doubles up at US Open

Ashleigh Barty will mark her return to the top of the world singles rankings with a second straight appearance in the US Open women’s doubles final.

Newer Older