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.

Tennis

No time to rest on his laurels

Novak Djokovic is always striving to be better.

Linda Pearce Novak Djokovic is pushing his limits chasing a fifth Australian Open title.

Tennis

Tomic on right path to the top, says Fed

Bernard Tomic after his loss to Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce BERNARD TOMIC is not yet the player he will be; Roger Federer not quite the unstoppable force he was.

Plucky Tomic says it's just a matter of time

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic is not yet the player he will be; Roger Federer not quite the unstoppable force he was.

Tennis

Laver laments Australia's demise

Rod Laver.

Linda Pearce, London Rod Laver is sad to see how far Australian tennis has fallen, to the point where there was no third-round singles presence at Wimbledon for the first time since 1939.

Tennis

Murraymania ends in tears as Federer claims seventh Wimbledon crown

Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce No knighthood, yet, for Andy Murray but the coronation, again, of Roger Federer. The Swiss genius won his record-equalling seventh Wimbledon title overnight and 17th major overall 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 to...

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