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 A stroke of luck for Bernard Tomic is a reprieve for a withdrawal-depleted Australian tournament.
Linda Pearce The lead-up to the Australian Open has been notable for those who have been absent.
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.
Linda Pearce, London As more rain soaks London, Wimbledon defends scheduling policy amid continuing controversy.
Linda Pearce Lone British contender finally reaches the Wimbledon quarter-finals, defeating Marin Cilic.
Linda Pearce At last, the Wimbledon men's quarter-final line-up is complete.