Tennis

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Lily is walking in her idol's footsteps

premium_icon Lily is walking in her idol's footsteps

EVONNE Goolagong was a trailblazer in more than one way during her illustrious tennis career. Now, she is helping to inspire the next generation of young talent

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.

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.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

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.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Bitter coach suing Osaka for millions

Bitter coach suing Osaka for millions

Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka is at the centre of multimillion-dollar storm sparked by a bitter former coach.

Fraser pulls an ace from his sleeve

premium_icon Fraser pulls an ace from his sleeve

Retiring local member serves a masterstroke for Sawtell club

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Thiem creates history with wild Federer choke

Thiem creates history with wild Federer choke

Rising Austrian star Dominic Thiem has won his first Masters 1000 title with a stunning comeback victory over Roger Federer who suffered a late-match collapse

‘Unbelievable’: Tennis world loses it

‘Unbelievable’: Tennis world loses it

THE tennis world has gone into meltdown as stunning scenes erupted in California when a teenage sensation did the unthinkable.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Nadal withdraws from Federer showdown

Nadal withdraws from Federer showdown

Rafael Nadal has been forced to pull out of an epic showdown against Roger Federer at Indian Wells before the semi-final even started.

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