NEW

Australian Open | Nadal and Medvedev line up for Aussie final.

The Australian Open, the first grand slam of the season, is down to the last two, the man who from the start, has been the title favourite, and the only man who has previously won the event who in turn, if successful, could rewrite the tennis history books.

Australian Open | Can Barty fulfil her promise?

Coming into the Australian Open, Ash Barty was always the favourite for the title, but pulling it off involves winning 7 matches on the trot over the fortnight against some of the world’s best and, on Saturday, she has to get past the second woman left standing at...

Australian Open | TA cleans up its act

Tennis Australia is working on brushing up its environmental image by announcing this week that it has teamed up with a game-changing Australian enviro-tech startup to reduce plastic bottle waste at the Australian Open, and ending its controversial partnership with...

Australian Open | Hewett beaten in final

Alfie Hewett’s bid to complete this year’s Australian Open as men’s singles and men’s doubles champion ended in a gallant three-set loss on Thursday as world No.1 Shingo Kunieda of Japan regained the title after a 7-5 3-6 6-2 win

Tokyo | Nishikori undergoes hip surgery

Kei Nishikori underwent arthroscopic left hip surgery on Tuesday, which will keep him off the men’s tour for about six months.

Australian Open | Brilliant Barty to meet Collins in AO final

If Ash Barty feared Madison Keys so close to reaching her goal, there was no sign of it at the Australian Open on Thursday evening, when the World No 1 powered past the American, 6-1 6-3, to arrive at her pre-ordained place in the final, the first Aussie to do so...

Australian Open | Medvedev and Tsitsipas will face each other in the semis

The expected semi-final clash between Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas is now on with the pair scheduled to meet on Friday after a day’s break having both negotiated their respective ways past tough quarter-final opponents.

Australian Open | Hewett and Reid make wheelchair history

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid secured their latest chapter in the tennis history books on Wednesday at the Australian Open when they won their third successive Australian Open men’s wheelchair doubles title, extending their tally of consecutive Grand Slam titles...

Australian Open | Swiatek and Collins outlast giant-killers to meet in semi-final

Iga Swiatek took 3 hours to figure out how to beat the resilient Kaia Kanepi at the Australian Open on Wednesday, while Danielle Collins figured out tricky Alizé Cornet rather more quickly, and the two will now meet in their first semi-final at Melbourne Park on...

Australian Open | Nadal and Berrettini battle into the AO semis

The first semi-final at this year’s Australian Open will feature Rafa Nadal and Matteo Berrettini, the sixth and seventh seed in Melbourne respectively, after both players survived five set quarter-final matches having led their opponents by two-sets to love.
Tennis News, Tennis Results, Live Tennis Scores & Interviews

London | LTWA honour Jo Konta and Alan Jones

British tennis celebrated the achievements of both Jo Konta and Alan Jones at the Lawn Tennis Writers’ Association’s annual lunch which this year was held at the Roehampton Tennis Club.

 

In what was the LTWA’s 66th annual ‘get together’ the British No.1 received the associations’ award for ‘services to British tennis’ following her year when she won the Miami Open and rose to No.4 in the world rankings. She has also been included in the BBC’s shortlist for Sports Personality of the Year.
Unfortunately, a dip in her form saw her just lose out on a place in the WTA Championship Singapore subsequently resulting in her parting company with her coach, Wim Fisette and she has yet to announce a replacement though it is widely rumoured that Michael Joyce, who has just parted company with Victoria Azarenaka, might well get the nod. Earlier in his career, Joyce also coached Maria Sharapova.
Alan Jones, best known for being Jo Durie’s coach, received a Special Award from the LTWA to mark his 50 years of performance coaching and the great contribution he has individually made to the home game during that time.
Both awards were made by the Chairman of the LTWA, Barry Flatman of the Sunday Times.






Previous

Next

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.