Tennis

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Navratilova sounds word of warning to Barty

Navratilova sounds word of warning to Barty

Tennis great Martina Navratilova says Ashleigh Barty better hope Petra Kvitova has a tough day at the office - otherwise lightning may strike twice in Melbourne

‘Sharing a court with Ash is always a pleasure’

premium_icon ‘Sharing a court with Ash is always a pleasure’

She couldn’t do it at the same stage last year but Ash Barty is hoping for second time lucky when she faces Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals.

The underarm mix-up which sparked feud

premium_icon The underarm mix-up which sparked feud

The icy relationship between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios is thawing, with the Spanish world No.1 revealing it was miscommunication that ignited the feud.

Classy gesture reveals new Kyrgios

Classy gesture reveals new Kyrgios

The sporting world has reacted with shock to a gesture from Rafael Nadal that has revealed a very new side of Nick Kyrgios.

Court silenced as honour falls flat

Court silenced as honour falls flat

Controversial Aussie tennis great Margaret Court has been given an honour at the Australian Open that was met with silent protests in the stadium.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

Cloud over Margaret Court grand slam anniversary

premium_icon Cloud over Margaret Court grand slam anniversary

A ceremony dedicated to Margaret Court may have went off without a hitch, but many tennis stars used the celebration to distance themselves from her views.

It’s Ash’s right to say nothing but is it right?

premium_icon It’s Ash’s right to say nothing but is it right?

World No.1, Young Australian of the Year – it’s not surprising there is interest in Ash Barty’s thoughts on the issues of the day, like Australia Day.

Mirror, mirror: Halep conquers her greatest rival

premium_icon Mirror, mirror: Halep conquers her greatest rival

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep survived another “crazy” on-court meltdown to book a quarter-finals berth.

McEnroe rips Tennis Australia over ‘crazy aunt’ Court

premium_icon McEnroe rips Tennis Australia over ‘crazy aunt’ Court

As Tennis Australia prepares to celebrate Margaret Court at the Australian Open today, tennis legend John McEnroe has tipped petrol on the controversy.

Bouchard sizzles for viral photo challenge

Bouchard sizzles for viral photo challenge

Eugenie Bouchard has stolen the gaze of the tennis world away from the Australian Open as she stripped down to accept a social media dare.

Barty responds after ‘awkward’ Australia Day question

Barty responds after ‘awkward’ Australia Day question

Jim Courier asked her about the significance of playing on Australia Day. 

Kyrgios solves Rafa riddle ahead of grudge match

premium_icon Kyrgios solves Rafa riddle ahead of grudge match

With three wins from seven attempts against Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios is supremely confident of levelling the score

Barty breaks curse to banish Wimbledon demons

premium_icon Barty breaks curse to banish Wimbledon demons

Ash Barty has exacted revenge for her heartbreaking Wimbledon loss, beating Alison Riske for the first time to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

‘Fabio bending the umpire’: bad boy’s wild accusation

premium_icon ‘Fabio bending the umpire’: bad boy’s wild accusation

Tennis bad boys Tennys Sandgren and Fabio Fognini’s explosive fourth round showdown didn’t take long to descend into chaos.

‘Wild’ on-court row rocks Aussie Open

‘Wild’ on-court row rocks Aussie Open

A notorious hothead and the brother of tennis legend Andy Murray have turned on each other in an extraordinary 10-minute altercation on court.

‘Shut up, d***head’: Prodigy’s Slam dream crushed

premium_icon ‘Shut up, d***head’: Prodigy’s Slam dream crushed

Tennis’ teen titan Coco Gauff has been knocked out of the Australian Open by countrywoman Sofia Kenin.

Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

premium_icon Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

Blood and beer was splattered on tennisgoers and a woman was left bloodied after an ugly brawl broke out at the Australian Open.

Nadal admits he doesn’t like Kyrgios’ antics

premium_icon Nadal admits he doesn’t like Kyrgios’ antics

World No.1 Rafael Nadal cruised into the fourth round before giving Nick Kyrgios a serve.

World reacts to Kyrgios’ Australian Open epic

World reacts to Kyrgios’ Australian Open epic

Nick Kyrgios was tired, hurt and frustrated after blowing a two-set lead, but the Aussie produced the magic to claim the stunning victory.

Federer powers home in mighty comeback

premium_icon Federer powers home in mighty comeback

Roger Federer overcame a slow start - and some jelly legs as a result of his John Millman epic.

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