Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Tennis

Roger Federer confident of Australian Open success despite loss to Lleyton Hewitt

Roger Federer

Phil Lutton Roger Federer insists he can still be a force at the Australian Open despite his loss in the Brisbane International final to a resurgent Lleyton Hewitt.

Tennis

Bulldog Lleyton Hewitt downs Roger Federer in Brisbane final

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia plays a backhand in his finals match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during day eight of the 2014 Brisbane International at Queensland Tennis Centre on January 5, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The early clues for Lleyton Hewitt's stunning 6-1 4-6 6-3 upset of Swiss great Roger Federer in the Brisbane International decider lay in the opening game on Pat Rafter Arena.

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Injured Sharapova still eyes Open

Maria Sharapova

Phil Lutton World No. 2 Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with an injury.

Millman's moment not enough to topple Murray

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Phil Lutton True to his word, John Millman went down flinging leather. Andy Murray was shaken, then finally stirred to put the game Queensland qualifier back in his box at the Brisbane International last night.

'The love' again carries Baghdatis beyond his seeding

Baghdatis  (Thumbnail)

Phil Lutton, Brisbane Marcos Baghdatis has always felt the love in Australia, from the moment he became a quasi-cult hero by making it to the final of the Australian Open as a 20-year-old in 2006.

Scot warms up in Brisbane

Andy Murray plays a forehand during the Brisbane International final against Grigor Dimitrov.

Phil Lutton, Brisbane Andy Murray starts on the right foot in his quest for a second grand slam title.

Murray tunes up with Brisbane win

Andy Murray.

Phil Lutton Scotsman Andy Murray has started on the right foot in his quest for a second Grand Slam title, winning the warm-up event in Brisbane with a straight sets victory over young gun Grigor Dimitrov.

Brisbane International

Murray heads south with winning feeling

Andy Murray of Britain hits a forehand return on the way to defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the final of the Brisbane International tennis tournament on January 6, 2013.  AFP PHOTO/William WEST  
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Phil Lutton SCOTSMAN Andy Murray has started on the right foot in his quest for a second grand slam title, winning the warm-up event in Brisbane with a straight-sets victory over young gun Grigor Dimitrov.

Roger Federer to play Brisbane International tennis tournament

Roger Federer will grace Pat Rafter Arena in January.

Phil Lutton Roger Federer will make an early start to his quest for a fifth Australian Open title after agreeing to play the Brisbane International for the first time.