Tennis

Sun 31 Mar 2019

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.

CQ ace serves up more representative success

premium_icon CQ ace serves up more representative success

Olivia Massingham makes Qld schools team for third year in a row

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

Rocky table tennis duo off to national titles

premium_icon Rocky table tennis duo off to national titles

COUGHLAN and Pettett to battle it out in Victoria next month

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.

Kyrgios shames ‘racist, homophobic’ slurs

Kyrgios shames ‘racist, homophobic’ slurs

NICK Kyrgios has slammed a troll who sent him disgusting Facebook messages, lamenting the abuse he cops from his own country.

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Kyrgios in slanging match with a spectator in Miami

Kyrgios in slanging match with a spectator in Miami

A man was kicked out of the stadium after a wild slanging match with Nick Kyrgios that left another supporter in a cringe-worthy spot.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

‘F*****g disgrace’: Kyrgios explodes at official

‘F*****g disgrace’: Kyrgios explodes at official

It’s not even been a month since Rafa Nadal accused Nick Kyrgios of a lack of respect. The Aussie’s behaviour in Miami will do nothing to silence his critics.

Kyrgios’s cold lack of respect for Fed

Kyrgios’s cold lack of respect for Fed

Nick Kyrgios has exposed the weaknesses of the biggest stars in tennis as he revealed why he has no respect for Roger Federer.

Champ sent packing after emotional meltdown

Champ sent packing after emotional meltdown

Australian Open winner Naomi Osaka lost her temper then the match as she imploded in rare fashion to ruin a stunning streak.

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