Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Richard Hinds

Sam's sitcom no joke as Tomic takes lead role

Sam Stosur

Richard Hinds With apologies to James Duckworth, whose continued presence provides the welcome gift of cricket-related weather jokes, this Australian Open is now the Bernie Show.

No middle ground as Open inevitably hits annual flat spot

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Richard Hinds The middle Sunday at the Australian Open is, traditionally, flatter than Geoff Boycott's vowels. It is the day after the Great Australian Hope has been eliminated in a heavily promoted...

Plenty left in tank for champagne Sharapova

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Richard Hinds IF MARIA SHARAPOVA looks particularly fresh when she walks onto the court for her Australian Open semi-final against Li Na on Thursday, do not give credit to the lotions from which the lavishly...

Tennis

Getting bang for your buck never guaranteed, even on centre court

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Richard Hinds As of Thursday afternoon, after four months, the women's final was still not sold out.