Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce

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.

Tennis

Tomic needs to commit: Djoker

Linda Pearce, Shanghai Novak Djokovic optimistic that success will come to Bernard Tomic with time and experience.

Ten things to like about tennis this summer

Young Australia Tennis player Ashleigh Barty.

Linda Pearce Interactive: The tournaments, players and moments to watch this season.

Tomic ticks all the boxes with his gutsy win

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce WORLD No.8 Mardy Fish has already hailed Bernard Tomic a superior talent, but Tomic yesterday showed competitive qualities even he was not sure he possessed.

Tomic through thanks to a healthy dose of self-belief

Tomic

Linda Pearce WHERE Sam Stosur struggles, Bernard Tomic thrives. Stosur, famously, owns a US Open title, while Tomic's best-known possession is a $150,000 orange BMW familiar to the Gold Coast police.