Bernard Tomic has made himself unavailable for Australia's opening Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic in Melbourne next month.
Michael Chammas is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald
The television ratings war has heated up with Channel Seven hitting out at suggestions Channel 10's Big Bash League dominated over the first week of the Australian Open.
The junior Italian tennis player who was controversially disqualified from the Australian Open for hitting a ball boy has spoken out, claiming her dismissal from the tournament was ridiculous.
A junior Italian tennis player was controversially disqualified from the opening round of the Australian Open for hitting a ball kid.
Andy Murray has thrown it away. His greatest chance to end his Australian Open hoodoo is over after yet another incredible boilover at the Australian Open.
Australian Open officials have defended their decision not to postpone the Grigor Dimitrov-Richard Gasquet match that began just before midnight on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday night.
Jennifer Brady doesn't even have a picture on the official WTA website. Nor has she played in a grand slam before this week.
A day after the biggest threat to his maiden Australian Open title was bundled out in extraordinary scenes on Rod Laver Arena, Andy Murray didn't suffer from the Novak-like jitters.
Yonex, the racquet sponsor of Nick Kyrgios, has introduced a controversial new contract clause that entitles the manufacturer to strip a chunk out of their clients' retainer for every racquet smashed.
Bernard Tomic has leapt to the defence of the under-fire Nick Kyrgios, asking the Australian public to have some sympathy for the 21-year-old after he imploded in front of the nation on Wednesday night.