Tennis

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Laughable twist after Tomic’s tank job

Laughable twist after Tomic’s tank job

Bernard Tomic won just three points in a set and was thrashed in 53 minutes, but has still managed to advance at the Delray Beach Open.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Tomic torment continues in shocking loss

premium_icon Tomic torment continues in shocking loss

Bernard Tomic has been humbled in qualifying for the Delray Beach Open in just 53 minutes.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal likes things a very particular way playing tennis, and the Spaniard is just as meticulous when he’s away from the court.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

‘Oh dear’: Tomic thrashed in 39 minutes

‘Oh dear’: Tomic thrashed in 39 minutes

Bernard Tomic holds the ATP record for the quickest defeat, but almost set a new personal best after a horror straight sets loss in New York.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Grafton City Tennis Club facilities receive much-needed upgrade

premium_icon Grafton City Tennis Club facilities receive much-needed...

It’s been a loing time coming but they finally got their way with the completion of the new stands.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Changed Kyrgios vows ‘to try to be better every day’

premium_icon Changed Kyrgios vows ‘to try to be better every day’

After earning plaudits for his improved attitude, Nick Kyrgios says becoming a better person can continue to help improve his form.

Melbourne grandma crashes Novak media stop

premium_icon Melbourne grandma crashes Novak media stop

Novak Djokovic has posed for a photo opportunity with the Australian Open trophy seven times before. But none of those included the unscripted moment that he faced...

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Remorseful Djokovic ‘not proud’ of Open meltdown

premium_icon Remorseful Djokovic ‘not proud’ of Open meltdown

The eight-time champion blamed his outburst on “the heat of the battle”.

Agassi persistence can show Thiem way to top

premium_icon Agassi persistence can show Thiem way to top

All Dominic Thiem has to show as the heir apparent to the big threeis a trio of Grand Slam defeats but the weight of talent will surely shine through.

Djoker walks into storm over foot manoeuvre

premium_icon Djoker walks into storm over foot manoeuvre

Novak Djokovic doesn’t believe he crossed the line touching the chair umpire but the new Australian Open champion is still staring at a hefty fine.

Aus Open ratings: How Kyrgios has ‘come a long way’

premium_icon Aus Open ratings: How Kyrgios has ‘come a long way’

With the 2020 Australian Open over for another year, former player Sam Groth rates all the studs and duds from one of the most exciting tournaments in years.

‘WTF’: Djoker’s rogue move stuns tennis

‘WTF’: Djoker’s rogue move stuns tennis

Novak Djokovic is facing stiff punishment after telling the Aus Open crowd to “shut the f*** up” before turning his anger on the chair umpire.

Djokovic claims historic Aus Open crown

Djokovic claims historic Aus Open crown

Novak Djokovic has stunned Dominic Thiem to claim a historic Australian Open crown in an instant classic four-hour, five-set epic.

Hobbled Djokovic pulls off historic Open escape

premium_icon Hobbled Djokovic pulls off historic Open escape

It was anything but easy, but Novak Djokovic is the Australian Open champion for the eighth time after battling the crowd, the chair umpire and a mystery illness.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Aussie pair’s giant-killing run falls at final hurdle

premium_icon Aussie pair’s giant-killing run falls at final hurdle

The incredible run by Australian doubles pairing Luke Saville and Max Purcell is over after the wildcard entry fell in straight sets in the men’s doubles final.

‘Load of c**p’: Seven star’s Barty blast

‘Load of c**p’: Seven star’s Barty blast

After some tennis commentators questioned Ash Barty’s decision to front the press with her baby niece, Jim Wilson leapt to her defence.

Thiem needs to go to another level to beat Djokovic

premium_icon Thiem needs to go to another level to beat Djokovic

Dominic Thiem has the weapons to beat Novak Djokovic and win his first major, but it will take something special to beat the Serbian superstar writes Sam Groth.

Alcott drops staggering donation after wheelchair singles win

Alcott drops staggering donation after wheelchair singles...

Aussie tennis star Dylan Alcott fought back tears as he delivered an emotional victory speech following his Australian Open triumph.

Why Kenin’s mum couldn’t watch final

premium_icon Why Kenin’s mum couldn’t watch final

Sofia Kenin’s father was front and centre for her Australian Open triumph. But she has revealed her mother back in the States did not watch a minute.

Attention seeker sends tennis world wild

Attention seeker sends tennis world wild

Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin is the toast of the tennis world thanks to some inspiration from Anna Kournikova, among others.

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