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.

Australian 'loss' a matter of form

Linda Pearce Could world No. 15 Milos Raonic have been the top-20 successor to Lleyton Hewitt?


Hewitt plans to reach high with 'Looch' at his side

Kooyong Classic. Lleyton Hewitt as he plays Milos Raonic.9 January 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Linda Pearce LLEYTON HEWITT will spend the year travelling with his pal Peter Luczak, the promoted hitting partner who will effectively co-coach the dual grand slam champion in tandem with the more stay-at-home...

The home stretch

Reaching out: Lleyton Hewitt stretches for a shot at Kooyong on Wednesday.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt gets ready to look towards the day when he will finally call it quits.


Djokovic remains a fan

Bernard Tomic Novak Djokovic

Linda Pearce Reigning Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic noticed a new maturity in Bernard Tomic.


Hewitt soldiers into second round

Australian Lleyton Hewitt reacts during his first-round match against Brian Baker at the 2013 US Open.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt trails Brian Baker 2-3 in hip operations, and 5-6 in major career surgical procedures, but now leads the American 1-0 in career matches, after overcoming rain delays and some shaky...