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, Paris With the demise of Kei Nishikori, the French Open men's draw lost its first single-figure seed early on a damp second day at Roland Garros.
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 Nick Kyrgios faces an US Open baptism of fire after successfully qualifying.
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 Giant opening leap with an impressive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.