Tennis

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Records tumble in Serena rout but one still to fall

Records tumble in Serena rout but one still to fall

Serena Williams has her best chance yet to draw level with Margaret Court after powering into the final while Ash Barty also chalked up a win in the doubles.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

‘Magic':  Berrettini stuns  Monfils in match of US Open

‘Magic': Berrettini stuns Monfils in match of US Open

A rising star of men’s tennis stunned an exhausted and broken Gael Monfils in what plenty are saying was the match of the US Open.

Serena's touching tribute to coach-father

Serena's touching tribute to coach-father

Serena Williams has paid tribute to her father and lifelong coach Richard as she moves relentlessly towards a record-equalling 24th grand slam singles crown.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Federer’s classy reaction to US Open loss

Federer’s classy reaction to US Open loss

Grigor Dimitrov stunned Roger Federer and the US Open all at once with an upset win for the ages but Federer refused to blame his injured back.

Water hijinks make Rafa lose his cool

Water hijinks make Rafa lose his cool

Marin Cilic couldn’t upset Rafael Nadal but a ballperson did when they wreaked havoc with the obsessive compulsive tennis star.

Federer stunned in NYC boilover

Federer stunned in NYC boilover

Not even the most experienced of tennis experts saw this coming. Struggling with injury, Roger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open by Grigor Dimitrov.

Rod Laver: ‘Kyrgios too old for outbursts’

premium_icon Rod Laver: ‘Kyrgios too old for outbursts’

Nick Kyrgios has copped a serve from legendary Australian player Rod Laver, who was recognised at a celebration in New York.

‘Unbelievable’: Serena enters 100-club

‘Unbelievable’: Serena enters 100-club

Serena Williams hasn’t looked this good on a tennis court since she became a mother as she joined an exclusive four-member club.

Russian villain sticks it to New York

Russian villain sticks it to New York

Daniil Medvedev has been one of the most disliked people in America recently and his journey at the US Open took another turn today.

Tue 3 Sep 2019

‘Career is in freefall’: Star’s Open upset

‘Career is in freefall’: Star’s Open upset

For all the discussion around Nick Kyrgios’ poor grand slam record this week — German star Alexander Zverev’s isn’t much better.

Barty back as Osaka crashes and burns

Barty back as Osaka crashes and burns

Defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka’s shock round of 16 exit has huge consequences for Ash Barty — and Serena Williams.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Federer laughing as Djokovic quits US Open

Federer laughing as Djokovic quits US Open

Roger Federer’s path to the US Open final became considerably easier after Novak Djokovic was forced to retire in sad scenes.

Federer scorches into quarters; De Minaur bows out

Federer scorches into quarters; De Minaur bows out

Roger Federer only dropped four games in a US Open round of 16 demolition but there was no such luck for Australia’s Alex de Minaur.

Ash Barty crashes out of US Open

Ash Barty crashes out of US Open

Australia’s World No. 2 was thrashed by a lower-ranked Chinese opponent, robbing fans of a blockbuster quarterfinal against Serena Williams.

Sun 1 Sep 2019

‘Cut’: Kyrgios shafted at US Open

‘Cut’: Kyrgios shafted at US Open

For all the talk of Nick Kyrgios being box office gold — he was embarrassingly shafted at the US Open by the host broadcaster.

World reacts to star’s act of pure class

World reacts to star’s act of pure class

World number one Naomi Osaka displayed the greatest act of sportsmanship following her match against teen sensation Coco Gauff

‘Ruthless’ Nadal sends ominous warning

‘Ruthless’ Nadal sends ominous warning

Rafael Nadal has put the men’s draw on notice following his latest dominant display, edging the Spaniard closer to Grand Slam no. 19.

Sat 31 Aug 2019

Djokovic burned by Kyrgios after threatening crowd

Djokovic burned by Kyrgios after threatening crowd

A fired-up Novak Djokovic has threatened a spectator during his warm-up and sworen at the crowd during his match — and Nick Kyrgios loves it

De Minaur shocks US Open with biggest win of his career

De Minaur shocks US Open with biggest win of his career

Alex de Minaur has officially arrived on the big stage of the US Open after a crushing win over top-10 player Kei Nishikori

US Open fans can't get enough of bad boy Kyrgios

US Open fans can't get enough of bad boy Kyrgios

He may divide fans’ opinions, but Australian Nick Kyrgios continues to prove he’s one of the biggest drawcards in all of tennis

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