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 Advance Australian Open ticket sales tracking at record levels less than a week out.
Linda Pearce A little over a month after taking Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli has retired at the age of 28.
Linda Pearce Ashleigh Barty says she is in no hurry to achieve the results Australia is panting for, remaining confident that success will come, in good time.
Linda Pearce One of the key Australian Open lead-up events is expected to face increased competition for the game's leading women players from next year, with plans to be announced for a rival event to be held in...
Linda Pearce Victory at Roland Garros could cap off a roller-coaster ride since the US Open for Sam Stosur.
Linda Pearce, London Sam Stosur's impressive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro last night earned her a place in the second round for the first time in three years.
Linda Pearce, London Titleholder Novak Djokovic and six-time champion Roger Federer moved smoothly through to the Wimbledon second round on an opening day that counted sixth seed Tomas Berdych and Venus Williams among...
Linda Pearce, London Giant opening leap with an impressive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.
Linda Pearce, London Five-time champion Venus Williams is adamant that the premature finish to her 16th Wimbledon will not hasten the end of her great career, with the 32-year-old emphasising her intention to play on...
Linda Pearce, London For all her defiance, bordering on rudeness, Venus Williams, 32, is struggling.