Tennis

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

premium_icon Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th grand slam title has been put on hold after a shock loss to China’s Wang Qiang.

Stunning awkwardness in Naomi Osaka's Open ‘implosion’

Stunning awkwardness in Naomi Osaka's Open ‘implosion’

There was pure, gut-wrenching awkwardness when Naomi Osaka met teen superstar Coco Gauff at the net after the former world No.1’s meltdown

Climate protesters to disrupt Aus Open tonight

premium_icon Climate protesters to disrupt Aus Open tonight

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters will descend upon the Australian Open tonight, but the group claims the rally won’t cause chaos for the tennis crowd

Groth: The day I rattled Roger Federer

premium_icon Groth: The day I rattled Roger Federer

Sam Groth knows how John Millman feels on the eve of his Australian Open clash with perhaps the world’s greatest player.

Nadal responds to salty Kyrgios burn

Nadal responds to salty Kyrgios burn

Nick Kyrgios re-ignited his feud with Rafael Nadal by taking the mickey out of the Spanish champion on court. Now Nadal’s had his say.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

premium_icon Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

Greek tennis fans who came under fire from tennis chiefs over their boisterous behaviour, say they will continue to bring their loud antics to the Open.

Beaten Tomljanovic left to rue umpire's overrules

Beaten Tomljanovic left to rue umpire's overrules

Ajla Tomljanovic was left cursing her trust in the system after suffering a gut-wrenching three-set Australian Open loss to former world No.1 Garbine Muguruza

Millman bracing for 'ruthless' Federer onslaught

premium_icon Millman bracing for 'ruthless' Federer onslaught

Go inside John Millman’s planning as he looks to take down the king, again.

Medvedev at home in Melbourne

premium_icon Medvedev at home in Melbourne

Daniil Medvedev claimed it was a tough game but his clinical dispatching of Pedro Martinez proved the world No.4 is ready to make Melbourne Park his own.

Banned Greek tennis fans slam 'racist' decision

Banned Greek tennis fans slam 'racist' decision

A group of Greek fans at the Australian Open have been kicked out while supporting their national star, with some branding the decision “racist”

Maturity? Kyrgios cuts the 'bulls**t' to advance

premium_icon Maturity? Kyrgios cuts the 'bulls**t' to advance

Is this the new Nick Kyrgios? Up two sets to love, an all too-familiar meltdown looked set to ruin his chances against Frenchman Gilles Simon.

Federer responds to Aussie’s rogue scheme

Federer responds to Aussie’s rogue scheme

John Millman has taken a cheeky dig at Roger Federer with a unique request to Aussie Open officials for their blockbuster showdown.

World reacts to cruel Aussie heartbreak

World reacts to cruel Aussie heartbreak

Aussie Jordan Thompson has featured in the cruellest match of the Australian Open so far, stunning the tennis world in an “absolute epic”.

Millman’s bold plea: ‘Send Roger to Court 3’

premium_icon Millman’s bold plea: ‘Send Roger to Court 3’

John Millman already has one epic win over Roger Federer to his name. And now he gets the chance to produce another.

Barty’s SMS threat to ‘kill interview’

Barty’s SMS threat to ‘kill interview’

Ashleigh Barty’s threat to “stitch up” close friend and Aussie great Casey Dellacqua on live TV has been revealed as a “journo’s nightmare”.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Can’t help liking the new model Nick Kyrgios

premium_icon Can’t help liking the new model Nick Kyrgios

What’s happened to the one-time wild child of tennis, asks MIKE COLMAN.

Star corrects ‘embarrassing’ interviewer

Star corrects ‘embarrassing’ interviewer

Tennis star Naomi Osaka looked a touch awkward when she had to pull up a reporter in her post-match interview for being out of the loop.

Barty cruises into third round

premium_icon Barty cruises into third round

If the confidence evident in her serving is anything to go by, Ash Barty’s unbeaten run looks set to continue after a clinical deconstruction of Polona Hercog.

Kyrgios to McEnroe: 'You're going to make me tear up again'

Kyrgios to McEnroe: 'You're going to make me tear up again'

Nick Kyrgios didn’t know what to say and could only shake his head in appreciation after a classy end to his chat with legend John McEnroe

‘Have a heart’: Star rallies behind doubles partner

premium_icon ‘Have a heart’: Star rallies behind doubles partner

Nick Kyrgios has led the denunciation of a tennis journalist who left his mixed doubles partner and rising star Amanda Anisimova in tears.

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