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.

Positive signs for Stosur

Linda Pearce, London Lindsay Davenport says women's champion will be Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams or Petra Kvitova.

Loser stamps feet over Wimbledon's foot-fault 'cheats'

Karlovic

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...

'She's hot, you're not': Sharapova, Williams slap down Frenchman's prize gripe

Maria Sharapova.

Linda Pearce Frenchman Gilles Simon has defended his controversial call to end equal prize money at the grand slams, claiming his opinion is shared by the public, the media, and all 128 players in the Wimbledon...

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Sharapova survives a scare

Maria Sharapova reacts after taking the second game of the third set.

Linda Pearce Maria Sharapova is the first of the women's title favourites to receive a major Wimbledon fright, her dramas played out over two days.