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Kokkinakis to miss US Open

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 8:09am

Up-and-coming Australian tennis star Thanassi Kokkinakis to miss the US Open after pulling a pectoral muscle in training.

Rafael Nadal to play Brisbane International in 2017

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 11:42am

Tennis 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will play the Brisbane International for the first time next year.

Murray kicks tennis ball, narrowly misses umpire's head

Sun, 21/08/2016 - 12:49pm

Andy Murray shows off his football skills and draws a stern look from the chair umpire after kicking a ball inches past his head.

Andy Murray shuts down BBC presenter over Williams gaffe

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 10:37am

Andy Murray is praised for reminding BBC presenter John Inverdale "that women are people too", after being congratulated on becoming the first tennis player to win two gold medals — a feat already bested by both Venus and Serena Williams.

Murray wins historic second gold in epic final

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 10:41am

Andy Murray becomes the first player to win two Olympic tennis singles gold medals, defeating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in a final lasting over four hours.

Puig upsets Kerber to win Puerto Rico's maiden Olympic gold

Sun, 14/08/2016 - 9:39am

Tennis player Monica Puig records a major upset in the women's singles final to take home Puerto Rico's first-ever Olympic gold medal, as Rafael Nadal bows out of the men's competition in an epic match against in-form Juan Martin del Potro.

Aussie Stosur, Serena Williams fall in Rio tennis singles

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 9:36am

Australia's last hope, Samantha Stosur, and defending Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams both fall in the third round of the singles.

Stosur alone in Rio singles draw after Millman squanders lead

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 2:21pm

Samantha Stosur is Australia's only representative in the tennis singles at the Rio Olympic Games after John Millman let a lead slip against Kei Nishikori.

Del Potro calls on tennis fans to calm down after Argy-bargy in Rio

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 9:58am

Juan Martin del Potro blasts fans after an Olympics punch-up as tensions between Brazil and Argentina followers boiled over.

Djokovic knocked out of Rio in straight sets

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 1:31pm

Juan Martin del Potro hails his stunning Olympic Games triumph over world number one Novak Djokovic as one of his greatest victories.

Kyrgios claims second ATP title in Atlanta after skipping Rio

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 7:02am

Australian Nick Kyrgios claims his second ATP title by downing American John Isner in straight sets in the final of the Atlanta Open.

Kyrgios wins through to final in Atlanta

Sun, 07/08/2016 - 11:03am

Nick Kyrgios secures his place in his third ATP Tour final by ending the remarkable run of young upstart Yoshihito Nishioka at the Atlanta Open.

Aussie John Millman makes history in Rio, scoring first Olympic double-bagel win

Sun, 07/08/2016 - 10:53am

Australian tennis player John Millman becomes the first player to win an Olympic tennis match 6-0, 6-0 on day one in Rio.

Murray's Olympic pride contrasts golfers' indifference

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 3:57pm

While some of the world's best golfers were reluctant to compete at the Olympics, Andy Murray is among the top tennis players who are thrilled to be in Rio.

1920s tennis champion who settled in Canberra dies aged 106

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 1:18pm

Bobbie Heine Miller, a South African raised tennis star of the 1920s who debuted at Wimbledon at age 17, sat with Royalty and survived a plane crash in Egypt, is remembered as someone who made friends easily.

Bartoli on 'road to recovery' from mystery virus

Sat, 30/07/2016 - 9:45am

Former Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli insists she is "on the road to recovery" after a mystery virus caused her dramatic weight loss and led her to fear for her life.

Kyrgios clearly unhappy with local support

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 3:21pm

Irascible tennis star Nick Kyrgios takes a shot at the support, or lack thereof, from his compatriots after his first-round loss at the Toronto Masters.

Federer to miss Olympics, rest of season with injury

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 5:54am

Roger Federer will miss the remainder of the season, including next month's Olympic Games in Rio, as the 17-time Grand Slam champion recovers from a knee injury.

Tomic and Troicki ordered off practice court by policeman

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 6:53am

Footage emerges of Bernard Tomic and hitting partner Viktor Troicki being ordered off a practice court by a police officer in a bizarre incident at the Washington Open.

Roger Federer to head to Perth for Hopman Cup

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 11:55am

One of the world's greatest tennis players, Roger Federer, will compete in the Hopman Cup in Perth this summer.