Dylan Alcott, wheelchair tennis, retirement, final, message from Andy Murray, press conference

Dylan Alcott, wheelchair tennis, retirement, final, message from Andy Murray, press conference

An emotional Dylan Alcott has revealed a touching message from Andy Murray which he says shows how far wheelchair tennis has come as he retires from the sport. Speaking after his loss to world number 2 Sam Schroder, Alcott spoke about his career as a whole as well as the legacy he leaves and will … Read more

Dylan Alcott, wheelchair tennis, retirement, final, message from Andy Murray, press conference

Dylan Alcott, wheelchair tennis, retirement, final, message from Andy Murray, press conference

An emotional Dylan Alcott has revealed a touching message from Andy Murray which he says shows how far wheelchair tennis has come as he retires from the sport. Speaking after his loss to world No. 2 Sam Schroder, Alcott spoke about his career as a whole as well as the legacy he leaves and will … Read more

Australian Open 2022: Officials under fire after locals Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler reach mixed doubles final at 2.30am

Australian Open 2022: Officials under fire after locals Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler reach mixed doubles final at 2.30am

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have grabbed the limelight but they aren’t the only local pairing seeking a title at this year’s Australian Open. Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler’s run to the mixed doubles championship match has flown far under the radar and hit a new low thanks to bizarre scheduling on Wednesday night. The … Read more

Daniil Medvedev booed after five-set quarter-final win over Felix Auger-Aliassime, mention of Novak Djokovic, video

Daniil Medvedev booed after five-set quarter-final win over Felix Auger-Aliassime, mention of Novak Djokovic, video

Daniil Medvedev admits he knew his tribute to Novak Djokovic after last night’s epic win over Felix Auger-Aliassime might not go down well with the Melbourne crowd. The Russian, who battled the crowd after his spirited second-round win over Nick Kyrgios, returned to the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday for the first time since overnight. … Read more

Australian Open 2022 live scores, results, Day 11 order of play and schedule, Nick Kyrgios Thanasi Kokkinakis, Dylan Alcott, Ash Barty, tennis news

Australian Open 2022 live scores, results, Day 11 order of play and schedule, Nick Kyrgios Thanasi Kokkinakis, Dylan Alcott, Ash Barty, tennis news

The biggest names in Aussie tennis will be battling it out in do-or-die clashes in an Australian Open extravaganza on Wednesday. Rod Laver Arena will be host to a parochial crowd, with tickets to the day session there being made available for ground pass pricing. First, one of Australia’s most entertaining duos will take to … Read more

Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal reportedly suffered heatstroke and lost 4kg in win over Denis Shapovalov

Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal reportedly suffered heatstroke and lost 4kg in win over Denis Shapovalov

Rafael Nadal’s extraordinary resilience was on full display as he closed out a five-set marathon against rising star Denis Shapovalov to reach the Australian Open semi-finals. Now the cost of those feats in the heat of a scorching Melbourne summer day has been revealed. The Spanish legend is recovering after Tuesday’s game from which he … Read more

Rock tennis ad: How Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are bringing crowds back to doubles

Two Australian male tennis players smle and laugh during a doubles match.

It is a little after 3:30pm on a lazy summer day and Rafael Nadal, he of so many grand slam wins it’s long ago became very hard to keep track of them all, and Denis Shapovalov, who is likely to win a few of his own in the future, are on center stage. It’s high-quality … Read more

Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios and fan antics slammed as immature and circus-like by opponent Kiwi

Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios and fan antics slammed as immature and circus-like by opponent Kiwi

The backlash over Nick Kyrgios and his fans’ Australian Open antics continues to grow after an opponent called him an ‘absolute button’ and suggested he has the maturity to a child. “You see why he never fulfilled his potential and probably never will,” New Zealander Michael Venus told the country’s 1News in an extraordinary attack … Read more

What it’s like to play against world number one Ash Barty at the Australian Open

An Australian female tennis player walks along a court with a towel over her shoulder.

When words such as ‘tough’, frustrating’ and ‘tricky’ are used to describe Ash Barty as an opponent, it’s easy to see why the Aussie sits atop the world rankings. Barty already has two major tournaments in her possession – the 2019 French Open championship and the Wimbledon title last year – and she remains favorite … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas in ‘the zone’ as he prepares for Australian Open semi-final against Daniil Medvedev

A Greek male tennis player stretches for a backhand return.

After a phenomenal performance against Jannik Sinner on Wednesday, Stefanos Tsitsipas feels like he’s in the zone to produce something special at the 2022 Australian Open. Key points: Tsitsipas says he produced his ‘best game’ of the tournament by beating Sinner He secured his third place in the Australian Open semi-finals in four years Tsitsipas … Read more