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2020 January
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    French Open champion Ashleigh Barty will look to overcome Alison Riske, who beat her Wimbledon last year, in the Australian Open's fourth round.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    The Australian Open's breakout star, American teenager Coco Gauff, is determined to enjoy the moment and not get down about losing in the fourth round.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    The 20-time grand slam champion Roger Federer was a bit rusty but eased through to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a win over Marton Fucsovics.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios is confident he can back up from the longest match of his career and challenge world No.1 Rafael Nadal in an Australian Open blockbuster on Monday.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Whiz kid Coco Gauff's Australian Open run is over, with fellow American Sofia Kenin spoiling the party to join Petra Kvitova and Ons Jabeur in the last eight.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    The most memorable matches between bitter rivals Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal, who will clash for an eighth time on Monday at Melbourne Park.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    How Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal match up ahead of their Australian Open fourth-round showdown at Melbourne Park on Monday.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Ashleigh Barty has lost her second-round doubles match at Melbourne Park, allowing the world No.1 to focus solely on her Australian Open singles assault.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    How Ashleigh Barty and Alison Riske shape up ahead of their Australian Open fourth-round clash at Melbourne Park on Sunday.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has firmed as Australian Open title favourite after the shock exits of world No.2 Karolina Pliskova and sixth seed Belinda Bencic.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Six-time champion Roger Federer is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after seeing off Australia's John Millman in a five-set thriller.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Australia could have two men in the Australian Open fourth round for the first time in five years if Nick Kyrgios and Alexei Popyrin win in Saturday action
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Alexei Popyrin could not bring himself to retire from his third round Australian Open loss to Russian Daniil Medvedev despite battling a hip injury.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Australia's Alexei Popyrin looked to be carrying a leg injury at times as he succumbed to Russia's Daniil Medvedev in three sets at the Australian Open.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    A shattered John Millman says he couldn't have done more to win his epic third-round Australian Open match against Swiss great Roger Federer.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Rafael Nadal has produced a clinical third-round demolition of fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta to continue his charge towards another Australian Open title.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Another deep Australian Open run beckons for 2018 finalist Simona Halep as contenders Karolina Pliskova and Belinda Bencic bit the dust at Melbourne Park.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    After an unbeaten start to 2020, Russian rising star Andrey Rublev has upset 11th seed David Goffin in the third round of the Australian Open.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Defending champion Naomi Osaka is out of the Australian Open, falling in straight sets to American 15-year-old Coco Gauff in their third round clash.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has seen off the challenge of in-form Kazakh Elena Rybakina to book her place in the Australian Open fourth round at Melbourne Park.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty is the only Australian woman left in the singles, taking on Elena Rybakina, while John Millman faces Roger Federer in night action.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios admits he lost his way for the first time all summer before regaining his focus to progress to the Australian Open third round at Melbourne Park.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Retiring former Australian Open champion and world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki has played her last tennis match after falling in the third round at Melbourne Park.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    How Roger Federer and John Millman match up ahead of their Australian Open third-round showdown at Melbourne Park.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Australian journeyman John Millman looks to square the ledger against all-time great Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Friday.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Ex-world No.1 Garbine Muguruza has revealed climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in an unusual off-season preparation that's reaping rewards at the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal headline day four Open action at Melbourne Park while Australians Alex Bolt, Priscilla Hon and Arina Rodionova are also in action.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Australian Alexei Popyrin has set up up a third-round clash with Daniil Medvedev while compatriot Alex Bolt has been edged in five sets by Dominic Thiem.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Former world No.1 John McEnroe says he's learnt never to write off Roger Federer as the Swiss marvel bids to become the oldest men's grand slam champion ever.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Defending champion Novak Djokovic has cruised past Japan's Tatsuma Ito in straight sets to reach the Australian Open third round in Melbourne.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    As many as 20 Greek fans were escorted from the Australian Open after repeated warnings to temper their behaviour, Victoria Police said.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Last year's women's finalists Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova are through to the third round of the Australian Open after respective straight-sets wins.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Rising Australian Alexei Popyrin has gone about things the hard way in edging into the top 100 but is hopeful that his strategy will deliver long-term.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Former Australian Open finalist Marin Cilic has won through to the third round at Melbourne Park after winning a five-set epic against Frenchman Benoit Paire.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Coco Gauff, the youngest player in the draw, has repeated her first-round heroics to progress to a mouth-watering Australian Open match-up with Naomi Osaka.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Seven-times champion Serena Williams is into round three of the Australian Open, but the American didn't have it all her own way against Tamara Zidansek.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Young gun Alexei Popyrin has continued his great run at grand slams, the Aussie enjoying an Australian Open first-round win over ex-finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Ajla Tomljanovic has toppled Latvian 31st seed Anastasija Sevastova to join Fed Cup teammate Ashleigh Barty in the second round at Melbourne Park.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Simona Halep is into the second round of the Australian Open by beating American Jennifer Brady, after saving three set points en route to a straight sets win.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev is safely through to round two of the Australian Open after overcoming some service woes as well as American Frances Tiafoe.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Australian Marc Polmans has won a five-set thriller against Mikhail Kukushkin at the Australian Open, which was the first time he'd won a major main draw match.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Australian Max Purcell reckons the sky is the limit for Italian young gun Jannik Sinner after falling to the 2019 Next-Gen title winner at Melbourne Park.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Five-times grand slam winner Maria Sharapova is set to drop outside the top 300 for the first time since 2002 after her early Australian Open exit.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Veteran Samantha Stosur won't let her fifth successive Australian Open first round loss force her into retirement, confirming she's planning to return in 2021.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Australian Open challengers Dominic Thiem and Roberto Bautista Agut have passed their first-round tests with flying colours, cantering to straight-set wins.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Playing her first major since the death of her father, American teenager Amanda Anisimova's hopes of a repeat of a fourth-round appearance ended in tears.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has overcome a slow start to triumph in three sets in her first round Australian Open match against veteran Lesia Tsurenko.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios is refusing to look too far ahead in the Australian Open draw as a potential fourth-round showdown with world No.1 Rafael Nadal looms large.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Retiring Dane Caroline Wozniacki has booked a berth in the Australian Open second round as the women's seeds shone on a gloomy opening day at Melbourne Park.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Samantha Stosur's run of first round outs has continued, joining fellow locals Lizette Cabrera, Andrew Harris and John-Patrick Smith in bowing out of the Open.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Coco Gauff has downed American countrywoman Venus Williams, 24 years her senior, at the Australian Open in a repeat of her shock first-round win at Wimbledon.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas had far too much firepower for Italian Salvatore Caruso, easing to a straight-sets win in his opening match at the Australian Open.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Wildcard Andrew Harris, who won two grand slam junior doubles titles with Nick Kyrgios, has the honour of being the first local on court at the Australian Open.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    World No.2 Novak Djokovic, who is eyeing off being the sixth player in the Open era to notch 900 wins, says the next gen need maturity to go to the next level.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    We all know she's the world's top-ranked tennis player but how does Ashleigh Barty spend her down time and who would she most like to host at a dinner party?
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    World No.1 and Australian Open top seed Ashleigh Barty has recalled how she grew up with doubters saying she was too small to make it as a tennis star.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka is focused solely on her Australian Open title defence, not her so-called rivalry with Australia's world No.1 Ashleigh Barty.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Top-ranked local hope Nick Kyrgios has played a straight bat to harsh comments from world No.7 Alexander Zverev on the eve of the Australian Open.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Titleholder Novak Djokovic says it's inevitable tennis's next-gen stars will start winning grand slam titles, but hopes it's not at the 2020 Australian Open.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    After bowing out in the first round of the Australian Open four years in a row, Samantha Stosur is determined to enjoy every last moment at Melbourne Park.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Rising talent and world No.30 Elena Rybakina will meet China's Zhang Shuai in the final of the Hobart International after they won their semi-finals.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    After a disastrous ATP Cup, German star Alexander Zverev has been training up to seven hours a day in bid to find form ahead of the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Adelaide resident Alex Bolt fancies his chances of another upset win when he takes on Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in an Adelaide International quarter-final.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australia's Alex Bolt has been thrashed by Felix Auger-Aliassime in a quarter-final at the Adelaide International ATP tournament.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Lizette Cabrera has chalked up back-to-back upsets at the Hobart International and the Australian wildcard is aiming for a third in Thursday's quarter-final.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australian wildcard Lizette Cabrera has been beaten in the quarter-finals of the Hobart International by third seed Elena Rybakina in three tight sets
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Ashleigh Barty's bid for Australian Open glory will start against Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko while Nick Kyrgios will play unseeded Italian Lorenzo Sonego.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios says he's not feeling any pressure going into next week's Australian Open but is playing well enough to make a dent in the year's first grand slam.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Australia's Alex Bolt has toppled the Adelaide International ATP tournament's seventh seed Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3 6-4 to advance to the quarter-finals.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Australia's world No.1 Ashleigh Barty says she'll be focusing on herself, not her opponents, at the Adelaide International and Australian Open.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    German former world No.1 German Angelique Kerber has retired hurt at the Adelaide International, casting doubt on her appearance at the Australian Open.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    The stars of world tennis have come together to raise funds for bushfire-ravaged communities at the Australian Open's Rally for Relief event at Rod Laver Arena.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    A round of 16 showdown in Auckland with world No.16 Karen Khachanov will give John Millman a solid form guide heading into next week's Australian Open.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur says it's unfair that qualifiers have to play in poor conditions and called on the game's stars to take a stand at the Open.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Serena Williams will head to the Australian Open with a 2020 title already in the bag thanks to her drought-breaking ASB Classic success in Auckland.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    World No.1 Rafael Nadal says the Davis Cup and ATP Cup are both great competitions but he believes they can't co-exist on tennis's jam-packed calendar.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Novak Djokovic is heading to Melbourne confident but cautious about landing an eighth Australian Open crown after his flawless ATP Cup campaign for Serbia.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Novak Djokovic has beaten world No.1 Rafael Nadal, and then the doubles decider to lead Serbia to victory over Spain in the inaugural ATP Cup final in Sydney.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Roger Federer says his Australian Open preparation has gone to plan and he's feeling in great shape heading into the first grand slam event of 2020.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Australia's Alex de Minaur has withdrawn from the Adelaide International with an abdominal injury with a view to being fit for next week's Australian Open.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Australia's Alexei Popyrin has lost his first-round match at the Adelaide International, beaten in three sets by Serbia's Laslo Djere.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Ashleigh Barty and Kiki Bertens have narrowly missed out on taking out the Brisbane International double final, losing in a third-set super tiebreaker.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Honing her craft on the way to the Brisbane International doubles final has given world No.1 Ashleigh Barty confidence despite her early singles exit.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will bring tennis's most abiding rivalry to Sydney for the first time after leading Serbia and Spain to the ATP Cup final.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka will head to Melbourne ruing a tactical change that may have cost her a spot in the Brisbane International final.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    The road to the Australian Open doesn't get any easier for Ashleigh Barty when the world No.1 completes her preparation in Adelaide for the season-opening slam.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    Karolina Pliskova admits she doesn't want an WTA Cup to replace the Brisbane International in 2020 after remaining on track for her third title in four years.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    Czech world No.2 Karolina Pliskova has won an engrossing semi-final against Naomi Osaka, saving a match point to set up a final against American Madison Keys.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    As big a hit as the inaugural ATP Cup has been, there's been a price to pay with middle-tier players left short of opportunities before the Australian Open.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Naomi Osaka says lessons learned from her failed US Open title defence have steeled her as she plans back-to-back Australian Open titles in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    They're vastly different characters, but Australian ATP Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt says Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur are a perfect match on the tennis court.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Superstar Serena Williams and retiring Dane Caroline Wozniacki have both won through to the semi-finals at Auckland's Australian Open WTA lead-up event.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Defeats to Ashleigh Barty and Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday means the Brisbane International continues to be a graveyard for Australian female tennis stars.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Second-round exits for Ashleigh Barty and Ajla Tomljanovic have continued the poor run of results for Australian women at the Brisbane International.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur teamed up for the first time in doubles to fire Australia into the ATP Cup semi-finals with a super-tiebreak win over Britain.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Sydney tennis battler Chris O'Connell has been given the chance to revive his grand slam career after being awarded a wildcard into the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Nick Kyrgios's controversial under-arm serve is again in the spotlight after the unpredictable Australian's clever use of the tactic during the ATP Cup.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Volatile Russian Daniil Medvedev struck an umpire's chair twice, receiving a point penalty before going on to win his ATP Cup singles quarter-final match.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    American Jennifer Brady has revealed a practice hit with Ashleigh Barty before the Brisbane International helped give her the belief to defeat the world No.1.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Serena Williams was delighted to dig herself out of a hole to reach the Auckland ASB Classic quarter-finals in a good sign ahead of the Australian Open.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty isn't getting too down despite a disappointing straight- sets loss to American qualifier Jennifer Brady at the Brisbane International.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt says he is not getting ahead of himself despite the hosts cruising into the ATP Cup finals with a 3-0 win over Greece.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Roger Federer and Serena Williams are among the tennis greats who will take part in the Rally for Relief exhibition event that will benefit bushfire victims.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    World No.2 Novak Djokovic says he has no problem with Nick Kyrgios despite it emerging the Australian heckled the Serbian from the stands at the ATP Cup.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Australian ATP Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt has been hugely impressed with Nick Kyrgios during the side's charge to the quarter-finals in Sydney.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Samantha Stosur's run at the Brisbane International has been ended by Madison Keys, one of three Americans to win in the second round on Wednesday.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas says he is happy with his Australian Open preparation but his parents won't be pleased with his ATP Cup behaviour.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley has flagged the introduction of a WTA Cup similar to the ATP Cup amid dismay from some players at schedule conflicts.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    The ATP Cup's centre court monopoly in Brisbane has left Australia's world No.1 Ashleigh Barty facing a gruelling start to her summer.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Novak Djokovic produced inspired singles and doubles performances to edge Serbia past France and into the ATP Cup quarter-finals alongside Australia.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Teenage phenomenon Coco Gauff is coming to terms with life as a celebrity on and off the court but still can't understand why tennis fans shake in her presence.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    German star Alexander Zverev has slumped to a third straight loss at the ATP Cup in Brisbane, leaving his Australian Open preparations in tatters.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Australia won't be forced to rush Nick Kyrgios back from injury after Greece's loss to Germany at the ATP Cup secured the hosts' quarter-final spot.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Austria beat Argentina while the old guard of Marin Cilic and Kevin Anderson both had important wins for their countries at the ATP Cup.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Ashleigh Barty's mentor and WTA coach of the year, Craig Tyzzer, has revealed how he plans to raise the world No.1's game to even greater levels in 2020.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Close friends off the court but rivals on it, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki have tasted success in their first match as a doubles combination.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Stefanos Tsitsipas crushed top-10 rival Alexander Zverev but the Greek fell short in the deciding doubles as Germany notched a tense ATP Cup victory.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    World No.19 John Isner says he got his backside kicked during a straight sets loss to Russian Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Cup in Perth.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    ATP Cup favourites Spain are expected to wipe the floor with Uruguay when the two Spanish-speaking nations go head-to-head in Perth.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Margaret Court's grand slam singles record is firmly in the sights of a relaxed but focused Serena Williams, two weeks out from the Australian Open.
  • Sun, Jan 05, 2020
    Bulgaria are two from two at the ATP Cup while Italy kept their finals prospects on the go by defeating Norway and Daniel Evans kept Great Britain in the hunt.
  • Sun, Jan 05, 2020
    World No.2 Novak Djokovic has apologised to his fans after an on-court outburst on his way to sealing Serbia's ATP Cup victory over South Africa in Brisbane.
  • Sun, Jan 05, 2020
    Australia's Sam Stosur says it will be "tough" on players at the women's Brisbane International to start on outside courts due to a clash with the ATP Cup.
  • Sat, Jan 04, 2020
    Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur said he gained plenty of belief from a comeback win over world No.7 Alexander Zverev that handed the hosts an ATP Cup win.
  • Sat, Jan 04, 2020
    Former US Open champion Sam Stosur is hopeful of ending her Brisbane International jinx and finally giving local fans something to cheer about.
  • Sat, Jan 04, 2020
    French veteran Gael Monfils admits the gap between tennis' rising stars and the big three of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djovokic and Roger Federer is not closing.
  • Fri, Jan 03, 2020
    Canada have beaten Greece 3-0 behind Denis Shapovalov's defeat of Stefanos Tsitsipas and the USA have been shocked by Norway on day one of the ATP Cup.
  • Fri, Jan 03, 2020
    German tennis superstar Alexander Zverev has rated Australia's Alex de Minaur as the ultimate test ahead of their opening ATP Cup clash on Friday.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    The 24-nation team competition will showcase many of the world's top players in the 10-day round-robin tournament played across three cities.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    After a testing 2019, Naomi Osaka has arrived in Brisbane feeling good about her game and ready to knock Australian Ashleigh Barty off the perch as world No.1.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    Australia's Nick Kyrgios has warned Germany they will face a much improved Alex de Minaur in Friday's opening ATP Cup clash in Brisbane.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has proposed the game's stars pull together to play an exhibition match to raise money for bushfire-affected communities.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    Stefanos Tsitsipas has signalled his intention to run down the big three of men's tennis as he prepares to lead Greece in the inaugural ATP Cup in Brisbane.
  • Wed, Jan 01, 2020
    World No.15 Denis Shapovalov of Canada says it is "strange" that the ATP Cup is being staged so soon after the revamped Davis Cup was held in Spain.
  • Wed, Jan 01, 2020
    World No.2 Novak Djokovic says the ATP Cup starting this week will provide the ideal preparation for the Australian Open where he will be defending champion.
  • Wed, Jan 01, 2020
    Australia's Nick Kyrgios does not look like changing his ways in 2020 despite an injury cloud and a huge suspended fine hanging over him ahead of the ATP Cup.
2019 December
  • Tue, Dec 31, 2019
    Margaret Court has criticised transgender athletes in a sermon at a Pentecostal church in Perth just weeks before she is to be honoured by Tennis Australia.
  • Tue, Dec 31, 2019
    Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova is convinced she can bounce back to her best despite admitting her troublesome right shoulder will never be 100 per cent.
  • Tue, Dec 31, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty's parents say 'never in a million years' did they think the now-world No.1 would return to tennis after walking away from the sport in 2014.
  • Mon, Dec 30, 2019
    Reaching the second week of the grand slams is Ajla Tomljanovic's 2020 goal after a season she said gave her plenty of confidence in her game.
  • Thu, Dec 26, 2019
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has shown with a tour-best 13 wins from a set down in 2019 that she's one of the toughest competitors in tennis.
  • Tue, Dec 24, 2019
    Great Britain ATP Cup captain and four-times Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman is proposing a World Cup of tennis for the best men's and women's players.
  • Tue, Dec 24, 2019
    There will be a record $71 million paid out in prize money at next month's Australian Open as tennis's biggest starts vie for a near-$98 million summer purse.
  • Thu, Dec 19, 2019
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty is approaching the Australian summer of tennis the same way as she did last year before scaling the heights.
  • Sun, Dec 15, 2019
    John-Patrick Smith and Arina Rodionova have won Australian Open wildcard playoff finals to book their places in the main draws of the tennis major.
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    Victorian Belinda Woodcock has upset No.1 seed Maddison Inglis to advance to the semi-final stage of the Australian Open wildcard play-off at Melbourne Park.
  • Mon, Dec 09, 2019
    Sydney tennis battler Chris O'Connell has carved out an extraordinary season featuring 82 wins to be knocking on the door for an Australian Open wildcard.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty paid tribute to her family's unconditional love after winning a third-straight Newcombe Medal as Australia's outstanding tennis player of 2019.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty says there's no point trying to escape the summer glare as she bids to become the first home-grown Australian Open singles champion since 1978.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Former great John Newcombe says it will be tough for Nick Kyrgios to play at the Australian Open with a six-month suspended sentence hanging over his head.
2019 November
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    British tennis great Tim Henman says Andy Murray's extraordinary return from hip resurfacing surgery has inspired people of all walks of life across the world.
  • Fri, Nov 22, 2019
    Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt says he had no choice but to leave Nick Kyrgios out of the Davis Cup quarter-final defeat due to his collarbone injury.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Lleyton Hewitt says the returning Nick Kyrgios has been the ultimate team man during Australia's Davis Cup preparations and that he's mentally prepared.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Captain Lleyton Hewitt says his criticism the new-look Davis Cup stands as the tournament kicks off but the team is "going to lay everything on the line".
  • Sun, Nov 17, 2019
    The new-look Davis Cup gets underway on Monday, with Australia kicking off their tournament against Colombia in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
  • Mon, Nov 11, 2019
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty will take some time to reflect on a huge 2019 after suffering Fed Cup final heartbreak in Australia's decider against France.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur had nine break-point chances but failed to convert any in his defeat to Jannik Sinner in the final of the Next Gen ATP Finals.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    France have won the Fed Cup title after Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia defeated Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur in Perth.
  • Sat, Nov 09, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty has needed less than an hour to defeat Caroline Garcia and even the ledger between Australia and France at 1-1 in the Fed Cup final in Perth.
  • Sat, Nov 09, 2019
    Ajla Tomljanovic is devastated after a 6-1 6-1 drubbing by French opponent Kristina Mladenovic in the opening Fed Cup final singles rubber in Perth.
  • Sat, Nov 09, 2019
    Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur has booked his spot in the decider of the Next Gen ATP Finals after beating American Francis Tiafoe in the semi-final in Milan.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    Ajla Tomljanovic has been picked ahead of veteran Samantha Stosur as Australia's second singles player for the Fed Cup final against France in Perth.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty knows French No.1 Kristina Mladenovic poses a huge threat to Australia's hopes of winning the Fed Cup for the first time in 45 years.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    Returning to Perth for the Fed Cup final has brought back fond memories for French players and former Hopman Cup winners Kristina Mladenovic and Alize Cornet.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Winning big in the WTA Finals tournament hasn't satisfied Australia's world No.1 Ashleigh Barty, who says the Fed Cup trophy is still a major prize for her.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Coach Craig Tyzzer has hailed the special qualities that have taken Australia's tennis superstar Ashleigh Barty to the very top of the game.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Australian captain Alicia Molik says Ajla Tomljanovic's form makes the decision about who plays singles with Ash Barty in the Fed Cup final a tough call.
  • Mon, Nov 04, 2019
    Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty says she'd be satisfied to carve out a career half as successful as her mentor and idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley.
  • Mon, Nov 04, 2019
    Humble tennis star Ashleigh Barty plans on spoiling her niece and nephew with a new swing set following her season-ending six-million-dollar pay day in China.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    Fed Cup stalwart and former spearhead Samantha Stosur is ready to fill whatever role she's required for in Australia's final against France in Perth next week.
  • Sat, Nov 02, 2019
    Australian Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik says Ashleigh Barty has proven she has the big-match temperament to handle the intense summer spotlight heading her way.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has been forced to withdraw from the WTA Finals in Shenzhen because of a knee injury and will be replaced by Sofia Kenin.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    Tennis superstar Ashleigh Barty is celebrating her stunning season by splashing out on treats for the homeless animals at the RSPCA.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty has scored a crushing win over Petra Kvitova to book her place in the semi-finals of the rich season-ending championships in China.
2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Bianca Andreescu was forced to retire with a knee injury from her round-robin match against Karolina Pliskova at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Sydney sports fans have almost certainly seen the last of Roger Federer in live action after the Swiss superstar pulled out of the inaugural ATP Cup in January.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty has clinched the year-end world No.1 ranking despite losing to Kiki Bertens at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Ashleigh Barty only needs to play one more point at the WTA Finals to finish as year-end world No.1 after winning her opener at the season-ending championships.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Revitalised Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka poses a major threat to Ashleigh Barty's semi-final hopes when the two meet in the WTA Finals on Tuesday night.
  • Sun, Oct 27, 2019
    World No.1 Ashleigh Barty thinks Australia will have the edge over France in the Fed Cup final with both her and Samantha Stosur making the WTA Finals in China.