Linda Pearce is the Chief Tennis Writer and general sports reporter for The Age. She writes about a range of sports, including football, netball, and gymnastics. Linda has twice been named Australian tennis writer of the year.
Linda Pearce OPPONENTS are struggling to inflict damage on Serena Williams but the Australian Open favourite is doing a good job of doing it to herself.
Linda Pearce Rivals are struggling to damage Serena Williams, she's being left to land blows on herself.
Linda Pearce, London Sam Stosur's impressive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro last night earned her a place in the second round for the first time in three years.
Linda Pearce, London Titleholder Novak Djokovic and six-time champion Roger Federer moved smoothly through to the Wimbledon second round on an opening day that counted sixth seed Tomas Berdych and Venus Williams among...
Linda Pearce, London Giant opening leap with an impressive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.