Win or lose, sit back and enjoy the ride with Kyrgios

In early January when Nick Kyrgios began his season with a second-round exit at the Brisbane International – a defeat that saw him drop out of the world’s top 50 and left him unseeded for the Australian Open – the marvellously talented and often frustrating player had a classically laconic reply to his supposedly tough Read more about Win or lose, sit back and enjoy the ride with Kyrgios[…]

Jordan Thompson fights back to win in Houston

Australian Jordan Thompson has won through to the quarter-final of this week's ATP Tour event in Houston, coming from behind to win 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 7-5 against Colombian second-round foe Santiago Giraldo. The 24-year-old Thompson struggled in the first set on clay, going down 6-4, but rallied to send the second set to a tiebreak Read more about Jordan Thompson fights back to win in Houston[…]

Brit battles back from 6-0, 5-0 down to claim an astonishing win

Sunderland: British world No.479 Tara Moore has staged an astonishing comeback in an ITF tour event in Sunderland, fighting back from 6-0, 5-0 down to beat France's Jessika Ponchet. Moore saved match point with a smash that skimmed the net tape before landing on the line – then set about clawing her way back into Read more about Brit battles back from 6-0, 5-0 down to claim an astonishing win[…]

Barty has high hopes for clay season after brilliant Miami victory

Ash Barty has returned to Australia following the biggest win of her career, declaring she can be a major factor in the clay court season as she prepares for a home Fed Cup tie before the French Open in May. The 23-year-old was looking tanned and relaxed after a golden week in Miami, where she Read more about Barty has high hopes for clay season after brilliant Miami victory[…]

Sakkari stuns defending champ Bertens at Charleston

South Carolina: Defending champion Kiki Bertens suffered a surprise 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 loss to Greece's Maria Sakkari in the round of 16 at the Charleston Open in South Carolina on Thursday. World No.50 Sakkari showcased supreme court coverage skills throughout the almost two-hour match, which she clinched after breaking the second-seeded Dutchwoman, who was playing Read more about Sakkari stuns defending champ Bertens at Charleston[…]

Stosur back for Australia's Fed Cup semi-final

Samantha Stosur will return to the Fed Cup fray for Australia in their semi-final against Belarus in Brisbane. Stosur withdrew from consideration last year as she struggled for form and fitness but captain Alicia Molik has called on the grand slam champion as Australia chase their first title since 1974. Queensland world No.9 Ashleigh Barty Read more about Stosur back for Australia's Fed Cup semi-final[…]

Tomljanovic the sole Aussie left in South Carolina event

Ajla Tomljanovic was the lone Australian to progress to the second round of the WTA green-clay tournament in South Carolina. The 14th-seeded Tomljanovic cruised in the first set of her opening match but was pushed to a tiebreaker before she accounted for Polish world No.85 Magda Linette 6-2, 7-6 (9-7). Tomljanovic will face Slovenian world Read more about Tomljanovic the sole Aussie left in South Carolina event[…]