Osaka to face young guns at Australian Open

Tennis Jan 19, 2020

Osaka to face young guns at Australian Open

by Joel Tansey

Asked to select the female player under 25 who is likely to have the best career, American tennis legend Chris Evert hesitates, hums and haws before coming up with her answer. "I'm looking at Naomi Osaka's name right here. I think Naomi," she told reporters ...

Ashleigh Barty clinches top spot in group at WTA Finals

Tennis Oct 31, 2019

Ashleigh Barty clinches top spot in group at WTA Finals

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty clinched pole position in the Red Group after defeating Petra Kvitova in straight sets at the WTA Finals on Thursday. The French Open champion stormed into the semifinals with a crushing 6-4, 6-2 win in 1 hour and 28 minutes ...

Tennis Jun 17, 2019

Perth to host Australia-France Fed Cup final

Perth was Monday named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year — the first to be held in Australia in four decades. The women's team showdown on Nov. 9-10 will be played on hardcourts at the west ...

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Tennis Jun 7, 2019

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Ashleigh Barty and Marketa Vondrousova set up a Roland Garros final showdown on Friday, shrugging off a sexism row which had seen their semifinals shifted away from the tournament's showpiece court. Barty reached her first final at the majors, coming back from a set and ...