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, Brisbane Jarmila Gajdosova leaves in a flurry of errors, the last Australian woman to exit main draw.
Linda Pearce IF JARMILA GAJDOSOVA was considered lucky to avoid a second-round meeting with injured world No. 2 Maria Sharapova at the Brisbane International, and instead play replacement Lesia Tsurenko, the...
Linda Pearce LLEYTON HEWITT will head to Melbourne with a 1-1 record from his only two official tournament matches before the Australian Open, his body no longer giving him any pain but still with some work to do...
Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic continues his winning run at the Hopman Cup on Thursday night with a 6-3, 7-5 triumph over world No. 23 Andreas Seppi.
Linda Pearce, Brisbane Grigor Dimitrov will contest his maiden ATP World Tour final at the Brisbane International.
Linda Pearce The lead-up to the Australian Open has been notable for those who have been absent.
Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt gets ready to look towards the day when he will finally call it quits.
Linda Pearce Rafael Nadal has never played at Kooyong, but the Spaniard's name is prominent on the ambitious wish list of AAMI Classic tournament director Colin Stubs as he seeks to fill the last vacancy in his...
Linda Pearce, Shanghai In just one tournament has Novak Djokovic failed to reach at least the semi-final stage, and he is now one match away from extending that record in Shanghai.
Linda Pearce Dual grand slam champion will be named as local drawcard in 25th anniversary field.
Linda Pearce, London Croatian veteran Ivo Karlovic claims he is the victim of bias towards British hope Andy Murray and has questioned the credibility of Wimbledon, saying he felt "cheated" to be called for 11 foot...