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Federer, Kerber stunned as Thiem and 18-year-old wildcard triumph at Indian Wells

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 2:31pm

Dominic Thiem comes from behind at Indian Wells to deny Roger Federer a 101st singles title, while unheralded Canadian wildcard Bianca Andreescu stuns Angelique Kerber in the women's final.

Kyrgios beats world number three Zverev to claim Mexican Open title

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 3:01pm

Nick Kyrgios puts together the finishing touches on a great week of tennis, to beat world number three Alexander Zverev for the Mexican Open title.

Federer wins in Dubai to reach his century of tour titles

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 9:13am

Swiss tennis great Roger Federer reaches yet another milestone in his stellar career, winning his 100th career tour title with victory in the Dubai Championships.

Kyrgios wins through to Mexico final after three-set epic

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 5:48pm

Nick Kyrgios continues his winning run at the ATP Tour event in Mexico, as he qualifies for the final after beating John Isner in a three-set thriller.

Fired-up Kyrgios beats arch rival Wawrinka despite cramps, a busted hand and a hostile crowd

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 6:59pm

Nick Kyrgios defies a hand injury and cramp to overcome three-time major winner Stan Wawrinka in three tough sets and reach the semi-finals of the Mexico Open in Acapulco.

'I can smell the blood when I play this dude': Kyrgios returns serve after Rafa's rant

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:42am

Nick Kyrgios ups the ante in his war of words with Rafael Nadal after beating the Spanish star in Mexico — saying he "can smell the blood" when he plays the world number two.

Kyrgios in shock win over Nadal before Spaniard lashes him for 'lacking respect'

Thu, 28/02/2019 - 6:49pm

The Spaniard serves up a verbal lashing to Nick Kyrgios, saying he "lacks respect", after the Australian's stunning three-set win over the world number two at the Mexico Open.

Australia's media watchdog finds cartoon of Serena Williams did not breach standards

Mon, 25/02/2019 - 7:16am

A controversial cartoon of tennis icon Serena Williams which drew accusations of racism did not breach Australian media standards, the Australian Press Council finds, despite acknowledging that "some readers found the cartoon offensive".

The deep irony behind Navratilova's smear against trans 'cheats'

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 1:25pm

There is a deep irony to Martina Navratilova's claim in a newspaper article that trans women have a physical advantage over "innocent" cisgender women, writes Noah Riseman.

I would not be happy to compete against her': Navratilova hits out at trans athletes

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 5:01pm

Martina Navratilova reignites debate about how transgender athletes compete at the elite level, saying rules that allow trans women to compete in women's tournaments are "insane" and amount to "cheating".

Sports teaming up to close the gender pay gap

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 1:52pm

Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.

Sportsbet paid Nick Kyrgios's brother $40,000 in promotional payments, raising integrity questions

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 4:09pm

Australia's largest online gambling company, Sportsbet, paid Christos Kyrgios, the brother of tennis player Nick Kyrgios, $40,000 in 2018 to promote the betting giant.

Tomic wins first match since Australian Open outburst against Hewitt

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 11:35am

Bernard Tomic returns to the tennis court for the first time since his extraordinary outburst against Lleyton Hewitt at last month's Australian Open, winning his first-round match in New York.

Barty dominates for Australia in Fed Cup win over US

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 11:52am

The undefeated Ashleigh Barty proves to be the difference for Australia in its victorious Fed Cup tie against United States, helping her team make the semi-finals for the first time in five years.

'There was blood everywhere': Kvitova recalls grabbing knife with her hand during attack

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 7:44am

Two-time grand slam winner Petra Kvitova — fresh from an emotional run to the final of the Australian Open — testifies in the trial of the man who allegedly attacked her with a knife in her home.

Bernard Tomic slammed for 'trying to damage' Australian tennis

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 4:24pm

Bernard Tomic is savaged by Tennis Australia, with the chief executive accusing him of trying to sabotage the sport while declaring he will not be considered for Davis Cup selection.

Adelaide steals tennis tournament off Sydney thanks to new canopy

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 1:54pm

Adelaide will host two new international tennis tournaments from next year in a move Tennis Australia and the South Australian Government are calling a coup for the state.

Andy Murray shares post-hip-surgery photos

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 9:36am

British tennis star Andy Murray posts images on Instagram of him recovering after an operation which he hopes will alleviate the hip pain threatening to force him into early retirement.

Come-ups and comebacks: The best moments from the Australian Open

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 1:48pm

The 2019 Australian Open brought us some dramatic finals, but there were also a few great moments in between. Here are some that made this tournament one to remember.

Djokovic hails Australian Open win over Nadal as 'truly a perfect match'

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 5:32am

Novak Djokovic produces a breathtaking performance to blitz Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final but his record seventh crown seemed "highly unlikely" 12 months ago.