Feed aggregator

'There is no perfect timing': Ash Barty explains shock retirement decision at press conference

Tennis - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 11:46
Australian tennis star Ash Barty says she is "not hiding anything" after fronting a press conference to explain her decision to retire from the sport at just 25 years of age. Re-live the blog and watch the conference replay.

Serena Williams leads tributes to Ash Barty after retirement announcement

Tennis - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 10:22
Reaction continues to Ash Barty's shock retirement announcement, with rivals like Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka expressing sadness at the news, but Aussie great Pat Rafter understands her decision considering the difficulty of touring for Australians.

Pat Rafter comments on Ash Barty retirement

Tennis - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 07:01
Pat Rafter comments on Ash Barty's announcement she will retire from tennis.

The hardest thing for tennis fans to accept is that faultless champion Ash Barty's retirement is the right decision

Tennis - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 04:36
Ash Barty's decision to step away from tennis at the peak of her powers came as a shock, but it's the right call to retire on her terms, writes Russell Jackson.

Ash Barty announces retirement from tennis

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 18:24
The 25-year-old finishes her career as a three-time major singles champion. David Mark reports.

How the humility and grace of Ash Barty enthralled a nation and created a sporting icon

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:52
Ash Barty wasn't just a great tennis player. Through humility and larrikinism, the proud Ngarigo woman won the hearts of the nation, writes Kate O'Halloran.

Ash Barty stuns the tennis world with retirement at just 25

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:58
Australia's world number one, and the reigning Wimbledon and Australian Open champion, is hanging up her racket at the age of just 25.

Ash Barty 'made all our dreams come true': ABC sports journalist Catherine Murphy reflects on Barty's incredible career

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:21
Australian tennis star and women's world number one Ash Barty has announced her shock retirement from the sport at the age of 25.

Sporting greats from around the world pay tribute to Ash Barty as she announces her retirement at just 25 — as it happened

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 12:48
Tennis legends praise Ash Barty's distinguished career as she announces she is hanging up her racquet, saying she is a role model on and off the court.

'Disappointed and sad': Rafael Nadal out for up to six weeks with rib stress fracture

Tennis - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 07:03
Rafael Nadal's French Open preparations take a hit with news the Spanish star will miss up to three key lead-up tournaments ahead of Roland Garros.

Rafael Nadal's perfect start to 2022 ends in Indian Wells final

Tennis - Mon, 03/21/2022 - 11:06
World number 20 Taylor Fritz beats Rafael Nadal for just the second title of his career, ending the Spanish legend's 21-match winning streak to start the year.

Nick Kyrgios fumes during Indian Wells interaction with Hollywood star

Tennis - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 11:10
The Nick Kyrgios show reaches new heights in his Indian Wells quarter-final loss to Rafael Nadal, including an angry interaction involving a Hollywood star.

Novak Djokovic and Russian athletes to play French Open

Tennis - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 09:33
Novak Djokovic can play the French Open at Roland-Garros, unvaccinated, so long as the pandemic remains stable in France, while Russians will compete as neutral athletes.

Kyrgios moves through to Indian Wells quarter-finals after opponent withdraws

Tennis - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 07:58
Nick Kyrgios will face Rafael Nadal in the Indian Wells quarter-finals after the Australian's scheduled opponent withdrew from their round-of-16 match.

Alex de Minaur advances to final 16 at Indian Wells, Daria Saville withdraws injured

Tennis - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:39
The Australian will join wildcard compatriot Nick Kyrgios in the final 16 of the Indian Wells Masters tournament, while Daria Saville was forced to retire with a thigh injury.

'I hear no talking now. None': Kyrgios wins grudge match against world number eight Ruud

Tennis - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:54
A fired-up Nick Kyrgios lets his feelings be known after defeating Casper Ruud in Indian Wells, while fellow Australian Daria Saville causes an upset to reach the last 16.

Djokovic again number one after Monfils beats Medvedev

Tennis - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 07:45
Daniil Medvedev's stay at the top of the men's world tennis rankings lasts just three weeks after the Russian loses a three-setter to Frenchman Gael Monfils at Indian Wells. 

Australia replaces suspended Russian team in Billie Jean King Cup Finals

Tennis - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 18:15
The International Tennis Federation announces Australia will take the place of Russia, following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

Kyrgios, Kokkinakis go down in Indian Wells as doubles winning streak comes to an end

Tennis - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 15:39
Australian Open champions Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis record their first loss of the year as a doubles pairing, exiting in the round of 16 in California.

Why a heckler at Indian Wells reduced Naomi Osaka to tears

Tennis - Sun, 03/13/2022 - 18:03
Naomi Osaka was beaten in straight sets at Indian Wells after being heckled by a spectator in the first set.
Syndicate content