Wimbledon wrap for the Aussies

The 2024 Wimbledon tournament has now been played and it was a good result for Alex de Minaur in the Gentlemen’s singles and for Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson in the Gentlemen’s doubles. All three would be a bit disappointed and how the tournament ended for them. de Minaur unfortunately was forced to withdraw from…

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Gadecki grabs final qualifying spot to achieve lifelong dream

Australia’s Olivia Gadecki was the last woman to earn a coveted main-draw spot at Wimbledon following a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory over France’s Elsa Jacquemot. The match was played in difficult conditions with a strong winds. Last year Gadecki would feel the disappointment of reaching this stage to only lose at the final hurdle. This…

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Alex and Katie do it again, double trouble!

Back in March, Alex de Minaur won the Acapulco title on Saturday before his girlfriend won the San Diego title the next day to claim titles in the same week. Embed from Getty Images The couple has done that again, but both won on the same day this time around. de Minaur outclassed Sebastian Korda…

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Adam Walton joins the top-100 after claiming Taipei CH75 title

Australia’s Adam Walton has won his third career ATP Challenger singles title to leap into the top-100. The title saw him reach no. 95 in the rankings. The 25-year-old Queenslander defeated Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(3) in the final. He defeated fellow Australian and the no. 2 seed, James Duckworth in the semifinals. It…

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de Minaur gets win on clay over Rafa

Alex de Minaur has become the first Australian to defeat Rafael Nadal on clay. He defeated the King of Clay 7-5, 6-1 in the second round at the Barcelona ATP 500. Embed from Getty Images The win came on the Pista Rafa Nadal. It just shows how dominant Nadal is on clay to have a…

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Heartbreak for Hunter as Olympic dream is in tatters

Former world no. 1 doubles player Storm Hunter has been hit with an Achilles injury in what will see her miss the Paris Olympics. Hunter had been named as a singles player ahead of the Billie Jean King Cup tie against Mexico in Brisbane but suffered the injury in the teams final hit out on…

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Saville returns to no. 1 ranked Australian

Daria Saville has fought her way back from injury, yet again, to take the top spot in Australian tennis. Saville has moved up the rankings with some good results, she could have moved up even more rapidly but for some close losses. Saville is currently sitting at no. 94. Arina Rodionova had climbed into the…

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de Minaur defends his Acapulco ATP 500 title

Australia’s Alex de Minaur has made Casper Ruud a runnerup for the second straight week. In doing so he defended his Acapulco title. Embed from Getty Images Just last week it was Jordan Thompson that claimed his first ATP title when the Australian defeated Ruud in Los Cabos. Second time around for Ruud he again…

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