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.

Stosur stumbles at first outing after op

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Linda Pearce, Phil Lutton PERHAPS by belatedly revealing her secret November ankle surgery on the eve of the Brisbane International, Sam Stosur was buying a little public understanding should the early stages of her...

Stosur sure she can make up lost ground

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Australian champion refuses to blame home-court issues for her loss in Brisbane.

Sour taste as Swede easily downs Stosur

Sam Stosur grimaces after losing a point against Sofia Arvidsson.

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Undercooked Sam Stosur eliminated in the first round of the Brisbane International.


Home courts not only a problem for Stosur

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Linda Pearce How does Stosur avoid another grim ending to what is looming as a depressingly familiar script?


One Australian's luck runs out as Hewitt waits

Gone: Jarmila Gajdosova going down in Brisbane.

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Jarmila Gajdosova leaves in a flurry of errors, the last Australian woman to exit main draw.