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Grandstand TV June 6

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 18:20
On this episode: Novak Djokovic confirms his place as one of the all time greats of men’s Tennis. Nathan Lyon and Adam Zampa have led Australia to a six wicket victory over the West Indies. Sally Pearson remains confident of being competitive at the Rio Games.

Kitty Chiller defends 16-page 'please explain' letter to Kyrgios

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 18:09

Australia's Olympic chef de mission, Kitty Chiller, defends the decision to send Nick Kyrgios a 16-page letter asking him to explain his behaviour ahead of the Rio Games.

Djokovic says calendar Slam 'achievable', Laver wishes him luck

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:20

Novak Djokovic insists the enticing prospect of becoming only the third man to sweep a calendar Grand Slam and the first since Rod Laver in 1969 is "achievable".

Novak Djokovic wins French Open

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 06:10
World number one Novak Djokovic has defeated Andy Murray to win the 2016 French Open.

Djokovic completes the Novak Slam to clinch first French Open title

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 02:39

Novak Djokovic joins the tennis greats after defeating British second seed Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim his maiden French Open and take hold of all four grand slam titles at the same time.

Muguruza poised to rule after French Open title

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 10:28

Considering she won her maiden major singles title on the surface that suits her game the least, Garbine Muguruza is being tipped as the player who will end up ruling women's tennis.

Muguruza overpowers Williams to win French Open title

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 06:44

Garbine Muguruza achieved the rare feat of overpowering Serena Williams to claim her maiden major singles title with a 7-5, 6-4 win in the French Open final at Roland Garros.

Kyrgios jumped, wasn't pushed: AOC

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 13:08

The Australian Olympic Committee says Nick Kyrgios made the decision to pull out of selection for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and was not pushed by officials.

Beaten Stosur confident of maintaining French Open form

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 09:38

Samantha Stosur believes she can keep up the high level of tennis she displayed at the French Open the past fortnight, which shot her back into the world's top 14.

Murray to face Djokovic in French Open final

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 07:58

Britain's Andy Murray ends the French Open reign of Stan Wawrinka, downing the defending champion in four sets to reach his first Roland Garros final, where he will face the might of world number one Novak Djokovic.

Stosur falls to Muguruza in French Open semi; Williams reaches final

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 22:31

The French Open run of Australian Samantha Stosur comes to an end in the semi-finals as Garbine Muguruza advances to the final with a 6-2, 6-4 win.

Grandstand Friday June 3

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 18:51
On this episode: Nick Kyrgios serves it up to Australia’s Olympic bosses after pulling out of the Olympics. The Manly Sea Eagles have hit back at allegations the Team threw two games last year. Friday night football comes to Hobart with the Kangaroos hosting the Tigers.

Kyrgios will regret not going to Olympics: Raelene Boyle

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 16:29

Three-time Olympic silver medallist Raelene Boyle says Tennis Australia needs to help Nick Kyrgios recognise the privileged position he is in.

Kyrgios debacle highlights embarrassing cultural failings of Tennis Australia

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:44

The Nick Kyrgios-AOC debacle has only served to highlight a series of embarrassing cultural problems at Tennis Australia, writes Grandstand's Quentin Hull.

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Olympic team, slams 'unjust treatment'

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 09:04

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of the running for a spot at the Rio 2016 Olympics due to the Australian Olympic Committee's "unfair and unjust treatment" of him.

Novak Djokovic throws racquet narrowly missing judge

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 06:49
Novak Djokovic went to smash his racquet into the ground but it slipped out of his grasp before it flew into the backwall on Philippe Chatrier Court in the French Open match against Tomas Berdych.

Djokovic escapes disqualification, faces Thiem for final spot

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 00:10

Novak Djokovic reaches his 30th major semi-final but his quest for a first French Open title is almost scuppered by disqualification.

Stosur continues form at Roland Garros

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:49
Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur has continued her winning run at Roland Garros, advancing to the semi-finals in a close-fought, straight-set victory.