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Serena Williams wins first match in comeback after giving birth

Tennis - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:56

Serena Williams admits she was a "little rusty" but celebrates victory in her first WTA Tour match since the birth of her daughter last year.

Nick Kyrgios queries tantrum penalty for Daria Gavrilova

Tennis - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 14:14

Nick Kyrgios says he would have been "banned for six years" if he'd thrown his racquet towards the ball boys like Daria Gavrilova did in Mexico.

Woodbridge blasts radical 'World Cup' plan for Davis Cup

Tennis - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 16:56

No more home and away ties, three sets instead of five and the tournament squeezed into one week at season's end — the plan to turn the Davis Cup into a World Cup draws fire from former Australian coach Todd Woodbridge.

Eugenie Bouchard settles lawsuit after locker room fall

Tennis - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:55

The United States Tennis Association and popular Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard reach a settlement in her liability lawsuit, ending a trial at which she testified about slipping and falling on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 US Open and suffering a head injury.

Speed skaters and the athletes whose unusual bodies suit their sports

Tennis - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:54

With the lopsided shape of short-track speed skaters gaining attention, we look at the body parts of some other famous athletes, including Rafa Nadal's left arm and Ian Thorpe's feet.

'I almost died giving birth': Serena Williams reveals her health battle

Tennis - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:01

Serena Williams reveals she "almost died" while giving birth to her daughter Olympia last year, detailing the serious extent of the health problems she had to overcome.

Federer creates history on return to number one

Tennis - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:14

He's at it again — Roger Federer makes history at the Rotterdam Open, his quarter-final win making him the oldest man to become the world's top-ranked tennis player.

'I love that I'm in a wheelchair': Dylan Alcott on making disability sexy

Tennis - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:04

When Dylan Alcott took out his fourth consecutive Australian Open title in the quad wheelchair singles, those who knew him weren't surprised.

Dellacqua, Barty seal Fed Cup win over Ukraine after Gavrilova loss

Tennis - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 14:15

Daria Gavrilova endures another Fed Cup collapse, but her loss to Nadiia Kichenok doesn't hurt Australia as Ash Barty and Casey Dellacqua win the doubles to clinch a 3-2 victory over Ukraine.

Dasha's 'shocker' has Aussies in Fed Cup strife

Tennis - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 19:50

Australia is still in contention in its Fed Cup tie with Ukraine, but even coach Alicia Molik had to admit Daria Gavrilova had a "shocker" in her day one loss.

Australia out of Davis Cup after Kyrgios loses to Zverev

Tennis - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:11

Australia is bundled out of the Davis Cup, with Nick Kyrgios's defeat to world number five Alexander Zverev handing the Germans an unassailable 3-1 lead in the tie.

Exhausted de Minaur in doubt for Davis Cup match, Millman prepares to fill in

Tennis - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 09:07

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt hopes a worn-out Alex de Minaur will back up for today's must-win reverse singles in their Davis Cup clash with Germany.

Germany edges ahead of Australia with Davis Cup doubles win

Tennis - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 16:43

It's advantage Germany in the Davis Cup as Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff get the better of Australia's John Peers and Matt Ebden to take a 2-1 lead in the tie.

Kyrgios levels Australia's Davis Cup tie against Germany

Tennis - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:09

Nick Kyrgios wins his Davis Cup singles rubber for Australia against Germany, after teenage countryman Alex de Minaur almost pulls of an upset win against world number five Alexander Zverev.

Aussies not talking Tomic ahead of Davis Cup opener

Tennis - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 14:25

With the opening Davis Cup against Germany around the corner, the Australian team keeps tight-lipped on Bernard Tomic's latest tirade against Lleyton Hewitt and Tennis Australia.

Bernard Tomic takes aim at Hewitt, Tennis Australia in interview

Tennis - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:11
Embattled tennis player Bernard Tomic has told Network 10's The Project he doesn't care what Lleyton Hewitt's comments and says he wants to play for Australia in the future.

Tomic takes swipe at Hewitt, compares Tennis Australia to FIFA

Tennis - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:20

After cutting short his reality TV stint on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here and copping a spray from former team member Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard Tomic says he is determined to play for Australia again and prove his doubters wrong, but not before the "whole situation with Tennis Australia" is addressed.

Tomic spent last year feeling 'so confused'

Tennis - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 06:56
Making a shock exit from Channel Ten's 'I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here' after just three days, Bernard Tomic told News Corp that the experience brought him down emotionally.

'Depressed' Tomic quits jungle, bemoans wasted year of tennis

Tennis - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 06:56

Bernard Tomic says he is feeling "depressed" as he quits I'm A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here after just three nights, signalling his intention to return to tennis.

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