Tennis

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Star corrects ‘embarrassing’ interviewer

Star corrects ‘embarrassing’ interviewer

Tennis star Naomi Osaka looked a touch awkward when she had to pull up a reporter in her post-match interview for being out of the loop.

Barty cruises into third round

premium_icon Barty cruises into third round

If the confidence evident in her serving is anything to go by, Ash Barty’s unbeaten run looks set to continue after a clinical deconstruction of Polona Hercog.

Kyrgios to McEnroe: 'You're going to make me tear up again'

Kyrgios to McEnroe: 'You're going to make me tear up again'

Nick Kyrgios didn’t know what to say and could only shake his head in appreciation after a classy end to his chat with legend John McEnroe

‘Have a heart’: Star rallies behind doubles partner

premium_icon ‘Have a heart’: Star rallies behind doubles partner

Nick Kyrgios has led the denunciation of a tennis journalist who left his mixed doubles partner and rising star Amanda Anisimova in tears.

Why Barty reminds Hewitt of Federer

premium_icon Why Barty reminds Hewitt of Federer

Ash Barty will benefit from a first-round scare with help from a weapon also used by one of the all-time greats.

Star defends ‘disgusting’ ballgirl request

Star defends ‘disgusting’ ballgirl request

The tennis player who went viral for asking a ballgirl to peel his banana has defended himself, explaining why all the criticism has been unfair.

‘The drunker, the better’: Millman’s call to arms

premium_icon ‘The drunker, the better’: Millman’s call to arms

Australian tennis’s prize fighter, John Millman, has called on home fans to bring maximum energy.

How crisis 'puts everything in perspective' for Kyrgios

premium_icon How crisis 'puts everything in perspective' for Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios got uncharacteristically nervous on Tuesday night. He puts it down to feeling like 'I'm playing for a lot of people and not just myself'.

‘Oh my god’: Nick Kyrgios scoffs at question

‘Oh my god’: Nick Kyrgios scoffs at question

Nick Kyrgios has given a bitter backhander to a question about the moment he tossed a banana into the crowd at the Australian Open.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

‘This is painful’: Tennis star's heartbreak

‘This is painful’: Tennis star's heartbreak

Aussie Alexei Popyrin has delivered a post match interview of pure class after comforting his idol, who broke down on court at the Australian Open.

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