We have found the champion Australian tennis needed and a sporting figure that we should all admire in Ashleigh Barty. It had been eight years since an Australian last won a grand slam singles title, when Sam Stosur shocked Serena Williams at the US Open in 2011. It had also been almost 50 years since […]Read More Ash Barty’s remarkable journey to queen of Roland Garros
It’s unfortunate, but Bernard Tomic’s biggest serve didn’t come during a game at this year’s Australian Open, instead it came in the hours after his straight sets loss to Marin Cilic on Monday. Again Tomic’s making headlines for the wrong reasons. When taking questions during his post-match press conference, Tomic saw the opportunity to reopen […]Read More Does Bernard Tomic actually want us to dislike him?
For many years Australia’s best male tennis players have polarised opinion. From Lleyton Hewitt to Bernard Tomic, and in more recent times Nick Kyrgios. Hewitt carved out a remarkable career as he went from the youngest world number one in history to a journeyman who gave his all on the court every year until his […]Read More De Minaur finally someone Aussies can get behind
It may be winter in Australia, but it’s summer in England – which for many, means Wimbledon. The Wimbledon Championships are once again in full flow with the best tennis players around the world on both the ATP and WTA tours descending on the All England Club in London. There’s just something special about Wimbledon; […]Read More The Kyrgios case of Nick