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 While Sam Stosur's dip from world No. 6 to the outer reaches of the top 10 in the past 12 months has cost her a place in this week's year-end WTA Championships, the Australian has a final prizemoney...
Linda Pearce, London After a troubled build-up, Bernard Tomic will open his Wimbledon campaign against the young Belgian wildcard who worried Roger Federer at the French Open just three weeks ago.
Linda Pearce, London Lleyton Hewitt to take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Wimbledon first round.
Linda Pearce, London With a final netted backhand from faded great Lleyton Hewitt, Australia confirms its worst result since 1938.
Linda Pearce As the ghost of Rafael Nadal swirled around under the centre court roof that had enclosed the upset of the tournament - and, perhaps, the decade - at Wimbledon on Thursday night, Roger Federer...
Linda Pearce AUSTRALIAN No.2 Jarmila Gajdosova has an 18-16 combined win-loss record at the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. At the Australian Open, it is 0-7.