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 The last Australian champion in Paris was Margaret Court in 1973, and it seems wildly optimistic to suggest that the long, long wait will end this year.
Linda Pearce The lead-up to the Australian Open has been notable for those who have been absent.
Linda Pearce Australian has bitter-sweet memories of Roland Garros but her record there is good.
Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's back in New York, but can she keep her US Open crown?
Linda Pearce, London Wimbledon giant-slayer Lukas Rosol goes flaming out of the tournament he electrified.