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 Five-time champion Serena Williams has delivered another devastating display to set up a mouth-watering Australian Open showdown with her teenage heir apparent Sloane Stephens.
Linda Pearce BY A quirk of the calendar, Caroline Wozniacki's opening match of the season fell on the last day of a year to forget. Or regret, perhaps. From first to 10th in 12 months.
Linda Pearce, Brisbane Caroline Wozniacki's opening match of the season fell on the last day of a year to forget.
Linda Pearce, Brisbane Australian champion refuses to blame home-court issues for her loss in Brisbane.
Michael Chammas, Linda Pearce Last year, the Polish Radwanska sisters, Urszula and Agnieszka, were up in arms after being drawn against each other in the opening round of the Sydney International, which prompted them to threaten...
Linda Pearce While Sam Stosur's dip from world No. 6 to the outer reaches of the top 10 in the past 12 months has cost her a place in this week's year-end WTA Championships, the Australian has a final prizemoney...
Linda Pearce Sam Stosur likes grass a little more than she used to, but still not terribly much. For the ninth time in 10 visits to Wimbledon, the Queenslander lost before the third round, and was left scratching...
Linda Pearce, London Australia's worst Wimbledon performance since 1939 and Sam Stosur's latest ill-fated quest to improve her poor record at the grasscourt major ended simultaneously, and early, on the tournament's...
Linda Pearce, London Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals for the fifth time in six years.