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

Slim pickings for Newcombe Medal judges

Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce With the prestigious Newcombe Medal up for grabs, how do the contenders shape up?

Stosur stands alone in seeding

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce Rankings dip means lone seed could meet any player in top eight as early as fourth round.

Seeded Stosur in company of one

APIA International Sydney tennis centre Sydney Olympic Park.
Sam Stosur Australia vs Jie Zheng of China 
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,7th January,2012

Linda Pearce BERNARD TOMIC'S regression last year will leave the world's No.9 Samantha Stosur as the only seeded Australian for a second consecutive grand slam.

Tennis

Tomic pushed in Davis Cup win

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Australia will take a predictable, yet hard-fought, 2-0 lead into the final day of its Davis Cup tie against a depleted but spirited South Korea, with Matt Ebden's victory in his first live rubber...

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.

Tennis

No Djoke for Sharapova after shock Wimbledon loss

Maria Sharapova and Sabine Lisicki.

Linda Pearce Novak Djokovic does a famous impersonation of Maria Sharapova, but there was little about his fellow No.1 today that Djokovic wished to imitate.

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