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All in a day's work: Kyrgios smashes racquet, kicks water bottle and hurls chair

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 4:14am

Nick Kyrgios storms off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and is defaulted from his second-round match.

A grand slam from Kyrgios: Aussie star slates Nadal, Djokovic in brutally honest interview

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 1:59pm

Nick Kyrgios tells a New York Times podcaster what he really thinks about Novak Djokovic, whom he "can't stand", and "super salty" Rafael Nadal, who he says offers no respect and so gets none in return.

Nick Kyrgios opens Rome Masters campaign with underarm serve in win over Medvedev

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 10:40am

Brilliant drop shots, tweeners, underarm serves, showing his (clothed) backside to his opponent — Nick Kyrgios' win over Russia's Daniil Medvedev has it all.

Australia to fight for first Fed Cup title in 45 years after Barty, Stosur win deciding doubles

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 7:34am

Australia is in the Fed Cup final for the first time in 26 years after Samantha Stosur and Ash Barty hold their nerve to win the deciding doubles match in the semi-final against Belarus.

Wheelchair tennis forced off wonky main court for Arafura Games

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 2:25pm

Wheelchair tennis players competing in Darwin's upcoming Arafura Games will not be able to use the new $17 million main court because an international regulating body found it was too sloped.

Basketball and the quest for dollars not sense

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 5:10am

Basketball has joined a host of other sports in embracing a shorter form of the game, which will be played at the next Olympics. However, governing bodies need to be careful not to forget their sport's roots in the pursuit of dollars, writes Ben Lisson.

Ash Barty back home and looking to take that next step after breaking into top 10

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 3:18pm

Ash Barty has returned home after her Miami Open triumph, and the newly installed top-10 player is catching up with her friend and fellow sports star Steph Gilmore.

$1.8-million payday sends Ash Barty to career-high ranking

Sun, 31/03/2019 - 9:43am

Ashleigh Barty's victory over big-serving Czech Karoline Pliskova consolidates her position as the first Australian woman since 2013 to reach the top 10 in the world rankings.

An ace for the men, a fault for the women in Hopman Cup's demise

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 4:27pm

The new ATP Cup will bring a host of top-tier men's players to Perth at the expense of the Hopman Cup, which has been deemed expendable by world tennis. But the decision has cast a cloud over women's tennis in the state, writes Clint Thomas.

Hopman Cup axed as new men's-only ATP tennis tournament gets the nod for Perth

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 9:58am

Tournament founder Paul McNamee expresses sadness that the Hopman Cup will no longer be played in Perth, to be replaced by the new ATP Cup, a men's only competition that will be shared with Brisbane and Sydney.

Ashleigh Barty cracks world top 10 with win over Petra Kvitova

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 4:02pm

Ashleigh Barty earns a top-10 ranking for the first time in her blossoming career after beating Petra Kvitova in a three-set thriller finishing well past midnight at the Miami Open.

Nick Kyrgios swears at spectator, smashes racquets in explosive Miami Open loss

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 12:00pm

Swearing at a spectator, smashing racquets and clashing with the chair umpire — it was just another day at the office for Nick Kyrgios as he exited the Miami Open.

Petra Kvitova's stabber sentenced to jail over attack that severely injured her playing hand

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 7:57am

The Wimbledon champion is "satisfied" with the sentence imposed on the man whose attack left her with severe tendon and nerve injuries on her playing hand.

Nick Kyrgios argues with spectator during Miami Open match

Mon, 25/03/2019 - 5:17pm

A barb about his haircut sees Nick Kyrgios involved in a lengthy verbal exchange that ends with a spectator being thrown out of Kyrgios's third-round win at the Miami Open.

Federer, Kerber stunned as Thiem and 18-year-old wildcard triumph at Indian Wells

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 2:31pm

Dominic Thiem comes from behind at Indian Wells to deny Roger Federer a 101st singles title, while unheralded Canadian wildcard Bianca Andreescu stuns Angelique Kerber in the women's final.

Kyrgios beats world number three Zverev to claim Mexican Open title

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 3:01pm

Nick Kyrgios puts together the finishing touches on a great week of tennis, to beat world number three Alexander Zverev for the Mexican Open title.

Federer wins in Dubai to reach his century of tour titles

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 9:13am

Swiss tennis great Roger Federer reaches yet another milestone in his stellar career, winning his 100th career tour title with victory in the Dubai Championships.

Kyrgios wins through to Mexico final after three-set epic

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 5:48pm

Nick Kyrgios continues his winning run at the ATP Tour event in Mexico, as he qualifies for the final after beating John Isner in a three-set thriller.

Fired-up Kyrgios beats arch rival Wawrinka despite cramps, a busted hand and a hostile crowd

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 6:59pm

Nick Kyrgios defies a hand injury and cramp to overcome three-time major winner Stan Wawrinka in three tough sets and reach the semi-finals of the Mexico Open in Acapulco.

'I can smell the blood when I play this dude': Kyrgios returns serve after Rafa's rant

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:42am

Nick Kyrgios ups the ante in his war of words with Rafael Nadal after beating the Spanish star in Mexico — saying he "can smell the blood" when he plays the world number two.