Tennis

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Queensland to celebrate Barty’s triumph

premium_icon Queensland to celebrate Barty’s triumph

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk held talks with Tennis Queensland this morning about a special event to mark the champion’s remarkable ascension to world No 1.

World Number One Barty wins hearts around the globe

World Number One Barty wins hearts around the globe

The biggest stars on the planet keep coming out for Ash Barty as the Aussie tennis sensation took another giant leap in her career.

Barty celebrates No 1 ranking in Aussie style

premium_icon Barty celebrates No 1 ranking in Aussie style

Ash Barty, the world’s brand new number one, celebrated her historic rise in the best Australian way possible.

Barty’s historic ‘whirlwind’ domination

Barty’s historic ‘whirlwind’ domination

Australian superstar Ashleigh Barty has the world at her feet after making history and breaking a 43-year drought.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

The other way Barty steals No. 1

The other way Barty steals No. 1

A win tonight will see Ash Barty on top of the world but there may be very little to stop the Aussie juggernaut from snatching the top rank.

Barty is this century’s most astonishing sports story

premium_icon Barty is this century’s most astonishing sports story

Movies have been made on stories less impressive than that of Ash Barty’s astonishing rise to the top of the tennis world.

Barty braves injury amid historic hopes

premium_icon Barty braves injury amid historic hopes

Ashleigh Barty says she is ‘not stressed’ about her shoulder injury or her top seed chances ahead of tonight’s Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.

Stakes have never been higher for Barty

premium_icon Stakes have never been higher for Barty

Ash Barty is through to another final, but it’s no ordinary final. Victory will see her become only the second Aussie woman to hold the world No. 1 ranking.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Williams splits with partner after two years

Williams splits with partner after two years

Friendship rings just don’t mean what they used to. Venus Williams, 37, and her 25-year-old beau have reportedly broken up

Barty to donate Fed Cup Heart Award cash to RSPCA

Barty to donate Fed Cup Heart Award cash to RSPCA

Ashleigh Barty has won the Fed Cup Heart Award, as the honours keep rolling in for the "it" girl of Australian tennis

Kyrgios slammed by new tennis king

Kyrgios slammed by new tennis king

After years of hearing Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic excuse Nick Kyrgios’ behaviour — it’s taken an 18-year-old to rip him a new one.

Relentless Barty closes in on exclusive club

premium_icon Relentless Barty closes in on exclusive club

After brushing aside the challenge of five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, Ash Barty is just four winning sets away from the world No.1 ranking.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Incredible upset opens door for Barty

Incredible upset opens door for Barty

The path is wide open for Ash Barty to become Australia’s first female world number one in 43 years early next week after a shock result.

Kyrgios explodes in furious attack

Kyrgios explodes in furious attack

Nick Kyrgios is back doing what he does best with his latest antics raising eyebrows at a Wimbledon warm up tournament.

Barty on the cusp of number one

premium_icon Barty on the cusp of number one

Ash Barty has surged to another pre-Wimbledon win and in doing so set a personal record. The world No. 1 ranking beckons.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Hewitt to complete incredible Wimbledon milestone

premium_icon Hewitt to complete incredible Wimbledon milestone

Twenty years after making his Wimbledon doubles debut with Roger Federer, former champion Lleyton Hewitt is back at the All England Club.

Barty maintains her groove ahead of Wimbledon

premium_icon Barty maintains her groove ahead of Wimbledon

Having already returned to the court in a doubles match, Ash Barty has played her first singles match on grass in the lead-up to Wimbledon - with predictable...

Djokovic responds to disrespectful Kyrgios

premium_icon Djokovic responds to disrespectful Kyrgios

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic cannot get his head around why Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has turned nasty on him but has finally weighed into the war of words.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Barty inspiring Australia’s male stars

premium_icon Barty inspiring Australia’s male stars

Alex de Minaur has brushed aside an injury battle to be firing ahead of a Wimbledon push — and is taking inspiration from French Open champion Ash Barty.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Legend reveals big Barty concern on Wimbledon eve

premium_icon Legend reveals big Barty concern on Wimbledon eve

Ash Barty has the game and attitude to win, according to Martina Navratilova, but there’s one pitfall she has to avoid as the grasscourt season kicks into gear.

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