Tennis

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Brazen ballkid horrifies tennis star

Brazen ballkid horrifies tennis star

Sabine Lisicki didn’t enjoy some unwanted crunch time antics in her comeback match at the Thailand Open after a ballkid went rogue.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Hewitt hammers ‘ridiculous’ shake-up

Hewitt hammers ‘ridiculous’ shake-up

An angry Lleyton Hewitt has made his feelings on the new Davis Cup format crystal clear and slammed a football legend in the process.

‘She just yelled at me’: Champ served

‘She just yelled at me’: Champ served

One would think a mother would congratulate their daughter after winning the Australian Open, for Naomi Osaka, not the case.

Big Australian Open call on Nadal

Big Australian Open call on Nadal

Rafael Nadal’s uncle and former long-time coach has delivered his assessment of the Spanish star’s one-sided defeat against Novak Djokovic.

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Channel Nine's coverage of the women's final was incredibly sexist, awkward and patronising.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Icon ‘p***ed’ at picture perfect moment

Icon ‘p***ed’ at picture perfect moment

This iconic photo looks like the perfect way to celebrate another Novak Djokovic grand slam win — but not everyone was happy.

The Greatest: Federer’s dark night as Djoker smiles

The Greatest: Federer’s dark night as Djoker smiles

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic’s father warned us about this moment. It’s time for us — and Roger Federer — to accept the real modern marvel.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Australian Open final meltdown that shocked the world

Australian Open final meltdown that shocked the world

There was pure pandemonium in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open when World No. 1 Naomi Osaka reached breaking point.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Why we should all cheer for Kvitova in Australian Open final

Why we should all cheer for Kvitova in Australian Open final

In late 2016, Petra Kvitova was attacked with a knife and given a 10 per cent chance of playing again. Tonight she contests the Australian Open final

Wheelchair tennis star wins his fifth Australian Open crown

Wheelchair tennis star wins his fifth Australian Open crown

The country melted as one — and not because of the heat — when Dylan Alcott got the microphone in his hand on Saturday afternoon at the Australian Open

Djoker’s cocky Nadal confession

Djoker’s cocky Nadal confession

After massacring his opponent in their semi-final, a simple confession from the world No.1 revealed just how far his rivalry with Rafael Nadal runs

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Aussies go wild over Stosur triumph

Aussies go wild over Stosur triumph

Sam Stosur has suffered heartbreak after heartbreak at Melbourne Park but she finally had reason to celebrate how she’s always wanted.

Kyrgios reignites fiery Twitter war

Kyrgios reignites fiery Twitter war

NICK Kyrgios has no shortage of off-court feuds under his belt, but the Aussie hothead has reignited one of his oldest and longest running battles.

Icon’s ‘savage’ Sharapova takedown

Icon’s ‘savage’ Sharapova takedown

An official sponsor of the Australian Open has stumbled into the murky territory of actively sledging one of tournament’s biggest stars.

‘Completely shattered’ star’s pity question

‘Completely shattered’ star’s pity question

Broken star Stefanos Tsitsipas’ press conference became a therapy session with one veteran reporter cutting in to try and console the 20-year-old.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Osaka right on track for second successive slam

Osaka right on track for second successive slam

The world No.1 ranking will be on the line when fourth seed Naomi Osaka takes on the impressive Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open final.

Horrific heat causes chaos in Melbourne

Horrific heat causes chaos in Melbourne

The Australian Open came under fire for officials’ response to Melbourne’s dangerous heatwave, which briefly brought the event to its knees.

‘Let’s face it’: McEnroe calls out Serena

‘Let’s face it’: McEnroe calls out Serena

Tennis legend John McEnroe isn’t buying Serena Williams’ explanation for her Australian Open quarter-final collapse against Karolina Pliskova.

Anyone for game of tennis?

Anyone for game of tennis?

According to a keen group of players, those who play tennis live 10 years longer.

‘No excuses’: Serial quitter exposed

‘No excuses’: Serial quitter exposed

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open hopes were given a massive boost by Kei Nishikori’s retirement — and the Japan star doesn’t deserve sympathy.

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