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Richard Hinds: Cyclone Origin, AFL's Indigenous pride and Stosur's great hope

12 hours 44 min ago

What damage has Origin already done to the NRL premiership race? How good were the AFL's Indigenous stars this weekend? And can Sam Stosur win the French Open? Richard Hinds has answers.

'I had no chance': Tomic belted in French Open first round

14 hours 39 min ago

Bernard Tomic lasts little over an hour in his French Open first round match against Dominic Thiem, saying he had "no chance" against the rising Austrian star.

Stosur edges Gavrilova in all-Aussie Strasbourg final

Sun, 28/05/2017 - 9:25am

Samantha Stosur gets the better of Daria Gavrilova in Strasbourg, with the veteran retaining her spot as Australia's number one and winning her ninth career title.

'I'm always confident': Krygios ready for French Open tilt

Sat, 27/05/2017 - 3:02pm

After a tough few months, Nick Kyrgios says he is ready to bounce back to his best and have a real crack at upsetting the big boys at this year's French Open.

Horror draw for practically every Aussie at the French Open

Fri, 26/05/2017 - 10:12pm

Nick Kyrgios and Samantha Stosur will have their work cut out making an impact after Australia's tennis stars were handed very difficult draws for the French Open starting on Sunday.

Calls to rename Margaret Court Arena after Qantas boycott

Fri, 26/05/2017 - 11:14am

Martina Navratilova joins calls for Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne to be renamed after the tennis champion said she would no longer fly with Qantas because of the airline's stance on same-sex marriage.

Stosur, Gavrilova into Strasbourg semis

Fri, 26/05/2017 - 7:03am

Samantha Stosur is two wins away from claiming another Strasbourg title, while Daria Gavrilova denies fellow Aussie Ashleigh Barty to reach the semi-finals.

Aussie tennis triple treat in Strasbourg

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 10:49am

Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova and Ashleigh Barty are the first Australian trio to make the quarter-finals of the same WTA event since Moscow in 1990.

Kyrgios implodes against Argentine qualifier in French Open warm up

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 6:21am

Nick Kyrgios implodes in Lyon, losing his last French Open warm up match to Argentine qualifier Nicolas Kicker with nine double-faults and a code violation to boot.

Former Australian Open boys' champ fined $500 for match fixing

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:49am

Former Australian junior tennis champion Oliver Anderson threw the first set in a match at a regional tournament because he needed to pay a debt and believed he would not get caught, a court hears.

Sharapova says she will 'rise up again' following French Open snub

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 7:55am

Maria Sharapova is vowing to "rise up again," a day after she was denied a wildcard entry for the French Open.

Sydney schoolboy selected for junior tennis tournament in Paris

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 2:53pm

A 12-year-old from the Sydney suburb of Kogarah, Jeremy Jin, is selected to represent Australia at a junior tournament in Paris, to be played during the French Open in early June.

Nick Kyrgios cut down by hip injury with French Open looming

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 7:06am

Australian Nick Kyrgios withdraws from the Rome Masters with injury, while compatriot Daria Gavrilova scores a big win at the Italian Open.

No French Open wild card for Maria Sharapova after doping ban

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 6:12am

Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova will not be able to play this year's French Open this year — not even in the qualifying rounds.

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 5:59am

In a shock announcement, Roger Federer pulls out of this month's French Open, averting the entire claycourt season in a bid to prolong his career.

'Nasty' Nastase returns in Madrid and the WTA is not happy

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 3:56pm

The man in charge of women's tennis says Ilie Nastase's presence in the Madrid Open trophy presentation after the women's final cast a shadow on the day.

The football star who wants to rejig the Davis Cup and create a World Cup of tennis

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 12:08pm

The Davis Cup is in a unique position where fans seem to care about it a great deal more than the players. It's a tournament in desperate need of a revival and thankfully, plans are afoot to do exactly that.

Bouchard beats Sharapova a fortnight after labelling her a 'cheater'

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 8:29am

Just two weeks after going big on calling Maria Sharapova a 'cheater', Eugenie Bouchard beats the returning Russian on the Madrid Open court, prompting an awkward and brief post-match handshake.

Djokovic parts ways with coaching team in bid to arrest slide

Sat, 06/05/2017 - 12:52pm

Four losses in 18 matches in 2017 does not sound too bad, but it is enough for world tennis number two Novak Djokovic to decide he needs new coaches.

Nastase not welcome at Wimbledon, could be 'stopped at the gate'

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 6:15am

Ilie Nastase will not be welcome at this year's Wimbledon tournament, with organisers saying the controversial coach could be "stopped at the gate" if he tries to enter.