Craig Tiley says Novak Djokovic not suing Tennis Australia and will return for 2023 Australian Open | Tennis


Tennis Australia’s chief executive, Craig Tiley, has dismissed suggestions that Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic may sue the organisation and has claimed the world No 1 will be back at the Australian Open in 2023. Tiley has maintained a low profile since Djokovic was deported a week ago. However, on Sunday, he spoke to ABC … Read more

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Taylor Fritz among five stars set for new Netflix series in fourth round

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Stefanos Tsitsipas and Taylor Fritz are set for a Netflix showdown at the Australian Open with the pair among five players being followed for a new tennis documentary going into the fourth round Netflix are filming a new docuseries about the Australian Open this year  The makers hope to emulate the success of Formula One’s … Read more

‘Panicked’ Dan Evans blown away by fast-improving Felix Auger-Aliassime | Australian Open 2022


Over the last few years, the very best he has produced, Dan Evans has grown accustomed to the sensation of being the last British man standing in any given tournament. Plenty of times he has soared, but on Saturday evening his game crumbled before the John Cain Arena crowd. Evans’s Australian Open ended in brutal … Read more

Tennis Australia ends partnership with Santos after one year | Australia sport


Tennis Australia appears to have dumped Santos one year into a “multiyear” partnership deal after a campaign targeting the fossil fuel company for “sportswashing”. Circumstances surrounding the termination of the agreement are unclear as neither party are commenting but the decision to part ways took place before 5 November 2021. The deal was announced in … Read more

Ash Barty draws on French Open experience in bid to topple Amanda Anisimova | Australian Open 2022


A lot of people predicted Ash Barty would play Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open’s last 16. Barty was not one of them. “That was your expectation,” she told press after Osaka fell to Amanda Anisimova. “My expectation was whoever it would be.” Barty’s expectation is in close alignment with her memory, and her memory … Read more

Sabalenka too good for Vondrousova but Inglis run ended by Kanepi | Australian Open 2022


Aryna Sabalenka threw her hands into the air, clapped them together and then punched the sky. “I’m really happy,” she said, “and mostly really happy that I made only 10 double-faults.” She was laughing, the crowd was laughing and cheering. Marketa Vondrousova was probably doing neither, having lost the third-round showdown despite starting the stronger. … Read more

Alex de Minaur sinks Pablo Andújar to reach Australian Open fourth round | Australian Open 2022


Alex de Minaur had not even finished winning his third-round match when the contrasts with Nick Kyrgios were drawn. By the time a photo of his adorable golden retriever, Enzo, was being beamed around Rod Laver Arena during his post-match interview, the dichotomy had written itself. Here was Australia’s quiet achiever, a man of pure … Read more

Jessica Pegula Cheers on Buffalo Bills From the Australian Open

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MELBOURNE, Australia — As a Pittsburgh Steelers fan whose parents ended up buying the N.F.L.’s Buffalo Bills, Jessica Pegula has had to adapt. But she is in deep now, extolling the leadership virtues of quarterback Josh Allen even as she competes in the Australian Open tennis tournament, and taking the court in an outfit whose … Read more

Australian Open 2022 day six: Andújar v De Minaur, Swiatek v Kasatkina – live! | Sport


4.11am EST 04:11 De Minaur wins the first set 6-4! The home hopeful makes a rocky start, slipping 0-30 down – but he fights back and earns a set point when Andujar sends an ambitious slice wide. He seals the set as his opponent nets, following some trademark baseline defence from the Aussie. Already a … Read more

Australian Open: Dan Evans loses to No 9 seed Felix Auger Aliassime 

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Dan Evans crashes OUT of the Australian Open as the last Brit standing in the singles is outclassed 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 by No 9 seed Felix Auger Aliassime British interest in singles ended in meek fashion with a straight-sets defeat  Dan Evans lost to Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 in less than two hours Evans had … Read more