Tennis

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Davis Cup threatens to serve up real fizzer

premium_icon Davis Cup threatens to serve up real fizzer

Even with six of the top 10 men’s players in attendance, the new Davis Cup has hit trouble with ticket sales for the 18-team format falling flat.

Look who’s back and eyeing off even more success

premium_icon Look who’s back and eyeing off even more success

Fresh from the richest pay day in tennis history, Ash Barty turns her attentions to Australia’s bid to win its first fed Cup title in 45 years this weekend in Perth...

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Clijsters’ Aus Open return dreams dashed

premium_icon Clijsters’ Aus Open return dreams dashed

Kim Clijsters’ plan for an comeback at next year’s Australian Open has been scuttled, ruining any hopes of fans keen to see the 2011 champion resume her career.

Mon 4 Nov 2019

Barty’s 2019 season one of the greatest ever

premium_icon Barty’s 2019 season one of the greatest ever

When Ash Barty launched her tennis comeback three years ago she was ranked No.9999 in the world. What she has accomplished since is almost unbelievable.

Barty’s slip of the tongue after jaw-dropping $6.4m windfall

Barty’s slip of the tongue after jaw-dropping $6.4m windfall

ASH Barty was flawless on the court as she secured the biggest cheque in tennis history — but she stumbled in her victory speech.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Nike bets big on new tennis pin-up girl

Nike bets big on new tennis pin-up girl

An 18-year-old compared to Anna Kournikova has reportedly been handed one of the largest endorsement deals ever for a teenager.

How selfless Ash plans to spend her cash

How selfless Ash plans to spend her cash

Aussie tennis star Ash Barty has watched her earnings soar this year, and now the humble champ has revealed what she intends to spend her money on.

Barty on track to add $6m to 2019 windfall

premium_icon Barty on track to add $6m to 2019 windfall

Ash Barty has stormed into the semi-finals of the WTA Finals after a clinical straight-sets victory over two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at the lucrative...

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Ash Barty’s record $10m payday

Ash Barty’s record $10m payday

Ash Barty’s star continues to rise as she became a $10 million golden girl, achieving something never seen before in Australian sport.

Gutted Federer reveals Aussie snub

Gutted Federer reveals Aussie snub

Roger Federer has revealed his regret at having to snub Sydneysiders as those in the NSA capital come to grips with never seeing him again.

Barty’s stunning 2019 prize money figures revealed

Barty’s stunning 2019 prize money figures revealed

Ash Barty’s incredible 2019 has seen her more than double her entire career earnings.

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Demon makes perfect start to Paris Masters

Demon makes perfect start to Paris Masters

Alex de Minaur is showing no signs of slowing down with the young gun picking up his 33rd win of the season at the Paris Masters as he aims for one last big run

Barty clinches world No.1 ranking despite upset loss

Barty clinches world No.1 ranking despite upset loss

Late entry Kiki Bertens has crashed Ashleigh Barty’s party with an unlikely victory over the world No.1 at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Barty ready to raise the bar even higher

Barty ready to raise the bar even higher

She already has a WTA Tour-high 53 wins to her name, is set to finish the year as the world No.1 ranking yet Ash Barty is nowhere near finished.

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Federer full of praise for Aussie ‘Demon’

Federer full of praise for Aussie ‘Demon’

Roger Federer put on a tennis clinic in his defeat of Australian Alex de Minaur but there was still plenty to smile about for our rising star.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

’Say it to my face’: Kyrgios’ fiery clip

’Say it to my face’: Kyrgios’ fiery clip

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios hasn’t taken too kindly to a rival’s swipe and he has returned serve in seriously ruthless fashion.

Wed 23 Oct 2019

Mid-flight note brings star to tears

Mid-flight note brings star to tears

An anonymous note slipped to a tennis star in the middle of a flight has brought tears to the player’s eyes with an incredible gesture.

Tue 22 Oct 2019

Kyrgios, Hewitt bury Davis Cup hatchet

premium_icon Kyrgios, Hewitt bury Davis Cup hatchet

Australian tennis wild child Nick Kyrgios will make his first Davis Cup appearance since February 2018, after being brought back into the national fold.

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Check out the photos of Rafael Nadal, Xisca Perello wedding

Check out the photos of Rafael Nadal, Xisca Perello wedding

The wedding of the decade in the tennis world has played out at a Spanish fortress as Rafael Nadal married longtime girlfriend Xisca Perello.

Tears flow as Murray celebrates miracle

Tears flow as Murray celebrates miracle

Andy Murray broke down in tears after completing an astonishing comeback from hip surgery which he feared had ended his career.

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