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Disenfranchised Kyrgios needs help from Tennis Australia, Chiller says

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 20:31

Australia's chef de mission for the Rio Olympics, Kitty Chiller, says she was saddened by Nick Kyrgios' recent comments about his future in tennis.

Grandstand Wednesday July 6

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 20:11
On this episode: Anna Meares has been handed the honour of flag bearer for Australia in Rio. The Williams sisters are on track to meet in the women’s singles final at Wimbledon. New South Wales looses Adam Reynolds for Origin three against Queensland.

Kyrgios has three tournaments to slash ranking for US Open

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 06:20

Nick Kyrgios will likely need to win two of the big lead-up events to secure an all-important US Open top-eight seeding.

Venus Williams advances to set up potential Wimbledon showdown with Serena

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 05:53

Venus Williams, whose last major title was the 2008 Wimbledon gong, is into the semi-finals at the All England Club with a potential final showdown with sister Serena still very much on the cards.

Grandstand Tuesday July 5

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 18:53
On this episode: Tennis legend John McEnroe slams Nick Kyrgios’s attitude after the Aussie was knocked out of Wimbledon. NRL star Semi Radradra has pleaded guilty to three charges of domestic violence against his former partner. Australian Basketball star Andrew Bogut will line-up for the new NBA side next season.

Kyrgios: I'm too soft to win slams

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 10:38

Tennis prodigy Nick Kyrgios makes the frank confession that he is "too soft" to challenge for grand slam glory just yet after crashing out of Wimbledon.

Wimbledon doubles duo rage over urinating-in-ball-can accusation

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 09:03

Wimbledon is hit by another case of player rage, in one of the most bizarre incidents in its long history involving accusations of urinating in a ball can, a sit-in protest and umpire abuse.

Kyrgios, Tomic out of Wimbledon

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 06:46
Australians Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have both exited from Wimbledon after losing respectively to Andy Murray and Lucas Pouille.

Federer, Serena cruise at Wimbledon, Cibulkova eyes wedding blues

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 06:39

Roger Federer and Serena Williams cruise into the Wimbledon last eight as Dominika Cibulkova ponders cancelling her wedding following her shock run to the quarter-finals.

McEnroe blasts Kyrgios after listless loss to Murray, Tomic out of Wimbledon

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 05:56

John McEnroe accuses Nick Kyrgios of giving tennis a bad look after Andy Murray deals him another grand slam reality check, while Bernard Tomic also crashed out of Wimbledon.

Grandstand Monday July 4

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 18:16
On this episode: The Blues resist the temptation to prepare for the future. Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic become the first two Australian men into the final 16 at Wimbledon. Iceland’s fairytale run at soccer’s Euro 2016 tournament has come to a cruel end.

No joke as Kyrgios sets sights on Murray after Lopez win

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 05:42

Nick Kyrgios completes a four-set win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez - the Australian will now face crowd favourite Andy Murray in the fourth round.

'Warrior' Williams celebrates 300th Grand Slam win at Wimbledon

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 00:18

Serena Williams clinches her 300th win at a Grand Slam tournament as the defending champion races into the Wimbledon fourth round with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of Germany's Annika Beck.

Kyrgios labels support team 'retarded' at Wimbledon

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 07:22

Nick Kyrgios branded his box "retarded" before darkness denied Australia's big Wimbledon hope a place in the fourth round alongside Bernard Tomic.

Djokovic's Grand Slam hopes dashed in shock Wimbledon loss

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 02:45

Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic is sent crashing out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey, shattering his dreams of securing the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.

Kyrgios clashes with reporter at Wimbledon

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 14:26
Fiery Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has clashed with a reporter at Wimbledon after being asked whether his 'swearing' could have put off his opponent.

Djokovic facing Wimbledon humiliation, Serena survives

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 07:59

World number one Novak Djokovic was facing a Wimbledon embarrassment before rain saved the defending champion from his worst defeat at the tournament since 2008.

'Is that bad language?': Kyrgios in heated row with journalist

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 06:33

Nick Kyrgios loses his cool in a post-match media conference after he is asked whether his on-court behaviour is distracting for other players, following a five-set win over Dustin Brown.

Grandstand Friday July 1

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 18:17
On this episode: The Semi Radradra scandal continues at the Eels. There were mixed fortunes for the Australian players at Wimbledon. Portugal has survived another Nailbiter at Soccer’s European Championship.

Viktor Troicki outburst: "Worst umpire ever in the world!"

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 16:39
A hot-headed Viktor Troicki added his name to Wimbledon's hall of shame on Friday (AEST) after he blew his top at umpire Damiano Torella.