Linda Pearce, Phil Lutton Ashleigh Barty's coach Jason Stoltenberg expects her to play without fear against career grand slam winner Maria Sharapova on Wednesday, in the biggest match of the 17-year-old's career.
Phil Lutton The good news for Maria Sharapova is that the shoulder seems fine. The bad news for local teenager and underdog extraordinaire Ashleigh Barty is that the shoulder seems fine.
Phil Lutton It's difficult to feel terribly sorry for Maria Sharapova. On most fronts, she's aced life, given her fame, fortune and success on the tennis court, which has seen her win all four Grand Slam titles...
Phil Lutton World number two Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with a collarbone injury but says her Australian Open campaign remains on track.
Linda Pearce and Phil Lutton, Brisbane Another season, a familiar issue for Serena Williams: how to repeat the extraordinary success achieved in the year almost gone?
Phil Lutton Rob Barty needs to lift his game. His teenage daughter Ashleigh may be a rising star but as an overbearing tennis dad, he's dragging the chain badly.
Phil Lutton Victoria Azarenka has booked a place in the final of the Brisbane International
Phil Lutton SHE wasn't impressed with the winds whipping around Pat Rafter Arena and managed to look bored at times as she trudged between points.
Phil Lutton Serena Williams produces a ruthless first-round display to kick off her Australian Open campaign.
Phil Lutton World No. 2 Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with an injury.
Phil Lutton MARIA SHARAPOVA showed last year she didn't need extensive match practice to be a force at the Australian Open.
Phil Lutton Maybe Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova should have gone to the same pedicurist as Victoria Azarenka. That way, she may have avoided the pounding dished out to her by Serena Williams in the final of the...
Phil Lutton Scotsman Andy Murray has started on the right foot in his quest for a second Grand Slam title, winning the warm-up event in Brisbane with a straight sets victory over young gun Grigor Dimitrov.