Sanders helps Australia storm into Billie Jean King Cup final

Australia’s Storm Sanders has continued her good form at the BJK Cup. Embed from Getty Images World no. 237 defeated the world. no. 133 Heather Watson 6-4, 7-6(3) to give Australia a 1-0 lead going into the match between the highest-ranked players from each country. “I just go out and do my thing on the…

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O’Connell wins second ATP Challenger title for 2022

Australia’s Christopher O’Connell has won his second ATP Challenger title in 2022 to move well into the top 100. World no. 102 defeated Japan’s Yosuke Watanuki 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-3 to claim the Ch80 title in Yokohoma. That goes with his CH80 title won in Split, Croatia back in April, and it is the fourth Challenger…

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de Minaur claims first top-5 scalp in Paris

Australia’s Alex de Minaur has fought back from a break down in the third set to claim his first victory against a top-5 player. In round 2 in Paris, he defeated the world no. 4 Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 2-6, 7-5. Medvedev served two double faults in the final game, including a double on match point…

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Khachenov keeps his cool to deny Kyrgios

Photo of Nick Kyrgios taken during a match at the Melbourne Summer Series by Rob Keating

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has again played an epic five-set match against Karen Khachenov at a grand slam. The last time they met was at 2020 Australian Open when Kyrgios defeated his opponent in five sets, four of them decided in a tie-breaker. The match lasted four hours and 26 minutes. Embed from Getty Images This…

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Tomljanovic pulls down the curtain on Serena’s career

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has played one of the matches of her career to deny one of the all-time greats a fairytale end to her decorated career. Serena Williams had announced that she will transition away from tennis after the US Open. New York fans were hoping Serena would go out a winner, but it was…

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Tomljanovic to have a shot at history

Australian tennis player Ajla Tomljanovic during the 2020 Australian Open tennis

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has the opportunity to bring an end to one of the greatest careers in women’s tennis. The top-ranked Australian set up a third-round clash against the world no. 605. This is not your normal 605th ranked player in the world, it is Serena. Embed from Getty Images Tomljanovic fought off an unranked…

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US Open preview for the Aussies

The US Open tennis is starting today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. There will be 10 Australian men and three Australian women lining up in singles action. The draw was cruel to two pairings. Good mates, Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are drawn to play each other in the opening round.…

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Tomljanovic into first WTA 1000 quarterfinal

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has backed up her win over world no. 4 Paula Badosa with a top-20 victory. This time she has defeated world No.20 Veronika Kudermetova 3-6 7-6(4) 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Her opponent was in control across much of the first two sets…

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