Tennis

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

The tennis world has been waiting for the next generation to end the domination of the “Big Three”.

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

Alexei Popyrin says it will be ‘unbelievable’ to stand across the net from one of his favourite players, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the Australian Open first round.

Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

premium_icon Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

Swiss tennis champion Stan Wawrinka has signalled his likely retirement from tennis — but not before he makes a return to the top of the game.

‘Clean slate’: Barty’s focus on Aus Open prize

premium_icon ‘Clean slate’: Barty’s focus on Aus Open prize

Australia’s World No. 1 says she is happy with her lead-up to her home Grand Slam after claiming the Adelaide International title.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Ash Barty is the World No. 1 regardless of what happens in Melbourne but the superstar has finally broken through on home soil.

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

Concerned about his health, world No.13 Denis Shapovalov says he will refuse to play at the Australian Open if forced to compete in poor air

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Roger Federer backs Australian Open's new air quality policy after organisers copped international criticism for allowing qualifiers to play in thick smoke haze

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Roger Federer has made the surprising revelation he’s come to terms with the notion he’ll soon be overtaken by his fiercest rivals.

Kyrgios crushed, Barty danger laid bare

Kyrgios crushed, Barty danger laid bare

Nick Kyrgios was devastated by his mate’s awful news while Ash Barty faces a treacherous path to Australian Open glory after the draw was unveiled.

Barty produces tactical masterclass in Adelaide

premium_icon Barty produces tactical masterclass in Adelaide

A rematch of last year’s French Open final produced an almost identical result for Australia’s master tactician, setting up a tantalising semi-final in Adelaide

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