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Tennis returns with Tomljanovic the Aussie spearhead

Tennis returns with Tomljanovic the Aussie spearhead

Australian professional tennis is set to return through the second-ranked Aussie woman, Alja Tomljanovic, as the big-hitting baseliner spearheads the UTR Pro Open Series. 10 May 2020
The rise of Barty and the importance of Indigenous role models

The rise of Barty and the importance of Indigenous role models

It’s hard to believe that Ashleigh Barty is only 24-years-old and she is already Australia’s highest ranked tennis player. 9 May 2020
Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Ash Barty has taken to a helipad on the top of the Royal Brisbane hospital for a tennis match as part of an excursion to thank healthcare workers during the COVID19 pandemic. 6 May 2020
Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

The home nation of women's number one Ash Barty is backing a historic suggestion to merge the WTA and ATP tennis governing bodies. 27 Apr 2020
Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Ash Barty has detailed the struggles she's facing adjusting to a strange COVID19 period so far. 27 Apr 2020
Worries that women's sport demise will 'become a self-fulfilling prophecy'

Worries that women's sport demise will 'become a self-fulfilling prophecy'

Strategic communications experts are warning that the dialogue surrounding the future of women's sport post-COVID19 has to change, or else. 22 Apr 2020
Should Margaret Court Arena be 'Evonne Goolagong Arena'?

Should Margaret Court Arena be 'Evonne Goolagong Arena'?

Debate over the controversial court name still rages after Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe and Novak Djokovic all commented on the furore at this year's Australian Open. 4 Feb 2020
Ash Barty's 23, but she's already won 42 awards and titles

Ash Barty's 23, but she's already won 42 awards and titles

French Open, Don Bradman, Vegemite? The scope of Ash Barty's success is beginning to become unimaginable for a 23-year-old. 17 Oct 2019
Fiery Barty crushes Wimbledon champ to reach semis

Fiery Barty crushes Wimbledon champ to reach semis

Ash Barty has resoundingly answered her biggest critic recently - herself - with a thumping three-set victory over two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at the China Open. 4 Oct 2019
Revenge Best Served Hot: Barty v Sabalenka Preview

Revenge Best Served Hot: Barty v Sabalenka Preview

Ash Barty will face an ever-more familiar foe when she takes on fellow prodigious heavyweight Aryna Sabalenka in the Wuhan Open semi-final tonight. 27 Sep 2019
Reinvigorated Stosur narrowly loses Guangzhou title

Reinvigorated Stosur narrowly loses Guangzhou title

Former Aussie number one Sam Stosur battled hard but narrowly lost her first WTA final since 2017 against Sofia Kenin, 7-6, 4-6, 2-6. 21 Sep 2019
13 Aussie women crack top 200

13 Aussie women crack top 200

Australian women's tennis is on fire, with a whopping 13 Aussie women now in the top 200 on the WTA tour. 18 Sep 2019
Ultimate US Open doubles final guide: Why Barty & Azarenka clash is a blueprint for women's tennis evolution

Ultimate US Open doubles final guide: Why Barty & Azarenka clash is a blueprint for women's tennis evolution

We said it at the beginning! At least one Aussie woman was going to make a US Open final, but it sure wasn't going to be in singles. 7 Sep 2019
Barty, Stosur, Poulos the last Aussie hopes at US open

Barty, Stosur, Poulos the last Aussie hopes at US open

Ash Barty and Sam Stosur will both make an appearance in the next round of the US Open, but it's not quite the way they would have envisaged. 2 Sep 2019
'A stronger body': The perplexing journey of Ash Barty's next opponent, Wang Qiang

'A stronger body': The perplexing journey of Ash Barty's next opponent, Wang Qiang

On the second day of September, the tennis world's feverish eyes will be drawn upon Ash Barty as she seeks to regain her world number one ranking. But there may be a far more perplexing, yet untold story occurring over the other side of the net. 31 Aug 2019
'It felt so good I wanted to do it again': Stosur's tilt at a third US open crown still on

'It felt so good I wanted to do it again': Stosur's tilt at a third US open crown still on

Two-time US Open champion Sam Stosur may have slumped out of the singles in what could be her last Flushing Meadows tilt, but the Aussie legend still has a couple of cards up her sleeve. 30 Aug 2019
Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Alja Tomljanovic has bounced back from a tough few months in style, through to the second round of the US Open. 28 Aug 2019
Aussies dropping like flies but Barty survives

Aussies dropping like flies but Barty survives

It was a fairly poor start for Australians at the US Open, with Ash Barty the only Aussie female through to the second round out of a possible four so far. 27 Aug 2019
Barty knows best

Barty knows best

Australia's world number two Ash Barty isn't fussed. 25 Aug 2019
Aussies on brink of record US Open numbers

Aussies on brink of record US Open numbers

There's a wave of talented Aussie youngsters flowing into the US Open final qualification round and they could crash through into the main draw next week. 22 Aug 2019
Twist in Barty's journey to retain world number one

Twist in Barty's journey to retain world number one

Things are hotting up at the pinnacle of women's tennis, with Aussie world number two Ash Barty on the brink of regaining the world number one title. 17 Aug 2019