Tennis

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Furious tennis star puts Kyrgios to shame

Furious tennis star puts Kyrgios to shame

Listen up Kyrgios, you too Baghdatis. This bloke just held a three-second masterclass on how to smash your racquet into a million pieces.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

‘He stepped on me’: Thiem’s take on brutal Nadal record

premium_icon ‘He stepped on me’: Thiem’s take on brutal Nadal record

Rafael Nadal has surpassed Margaret Court’s record of titles at a single grand slam by winning his 12th French Open title, dispatching Dominic Thiem with a dominant...

Barty hails Goolagong, and wants to inspire

premium_icon Barty hails Goolagong, and wants to inspire

"It's a sport they can play for life."

‘Simply unreal’: Nadal’s insane feat

‘Simply unreal’: Nadal’s insane feat

Dominic Thiem took the game to Rafael Nadal and appeared to have him flustered but there’s a reason why he’s the king of clay.

Moment Barty blew the Heat away

premium_icon Moment Barty blew the Heat away

When Ash Barty first showed up to Brisbane Heat training, coach Andy Richards thought it was “a bit of a laugh”. But what she did next left him stunned.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

The texts that inspired proud indigenous star Ash Barty

The texts that inspired proud indigenous star Ash Barty

Proud indigenous woman Ash Barty was inspired by this Aboriginal sporting legend. Now she’s aiming to repeat one of her feats.

Why Ipswich aces like Ash can reach the top

premium_icon Why Ipswich aces like Ash can reach the top

From an early age, Ash quickly showed she had the makings of an international tennis star.

WATCH: Gladstone and Australia celebrates Ash Barty's win

premium_icon WATCH: Gladstone and Australia celebrates Ash Barty's win

It's been an epic journey from Gladstone to Garros

Ashleigh Barty’s home grown touch

premium_icon Ashleigh Barty’s home grown touch

Ashleigh Barty’s junior coach Jim Joyce said he can still see the variety in her game which he instituted when the world tennis No. 2 was a junior at his West...

Revealed: How Barty celebrated historic win

premium_icon Revealed: How Barty celebrated historic win

Ash Barty had a simple plan to celebrate becoming Australia’s first women’s French Open champion in 46 years — and it includes a well-earned rest.

Partner’s touching message to Barty

Partner’s touching message to Barty

Ash Barty and her boyfriend couldn’t be cuter — and he shared a heartfelt message after watching the Australian’s stunning French Open triumph.

Secret weapon key to Barty’s French Open win

premium_icon Secret weapon key to Barty’s French Open win

For Ash Barty, the French Open was all about perfection and “stars aligning”. But another sport played a crucial role in the Queenslander’s epic climb to grand slam...

Beaten finalist: ‘She gave me a lesson today’

premium_icon Beaten finalist: ‘She gave me a lesson today’

French Open final runner up Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova said Ash Barty was just too good.

Cash for Ash: Brand Barty just got bigger

premium_icon Cash for Ash: Brand Barty just got bigger

The Barty is just getting started for the bankability of Queensland’s grand slam-winning tennis superstar. Here’s how much she could potentially be worth.

Ash’s act of pure class after final

Ash’s act of pure class after final

Australia and the rest of the world have fallen even more in love with Ash Barty after her incredible win in the French Open final.

Barty wins her first French Open

premium_icon Barty wins her first French Open

Ashleigh Barty has become the first Australian woman to win the French Open singles in 46 years after crushing Marketa Vondrousova in a stunning comeback.

Thiem beats Djokovic in classic semi

premium_icon Thiem beats Djokovic in classic semi

It took two days, but Dominic Thiem has beaten Novak Djokovic to win through to the French Open final and a date with a legend.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Cruel blow for Barty's parents ahead of big dance

Cruel blow for Barty's parents ahead of big dance

It seems Ash Barty's success and wild ride to the French open final has caught her parents off guard.

Hollywood star loves Aussie golden girl

Hollywood star loves Aussie golden girl

Aussie tennis star Ash Barty’s awesome run to the French Open final has caught the attention of a famous Hollywood icon.

Barty books final with ‘insane’ win

Barty books final with ‘insane’ win

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty has made history but not in the way she expected to after a startling ambush in a rollercoaster match.

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