Bernard Tomic has defeated Victor Estrella Burgos to set up a clash with defending champion Ivo Karlovic in the final of the ATP Claro Open in Bogota, Colombia.
LINDA PEARCE 7:41pm Bernard Tomic’s father and coach, John, has vigorously challenged reports that his son was dumped by his long-time management company, IMG, claiming the Tomics instigated the recent contractual release, and that the former world No.27’s rankings decline after double hip surgery had helped him to avoid a $1.5 million early-exit penalty.
DANIEL CHERNY Australia's new-found tennis depth may scupper the chances of a Davis Cup recall for Bernard Tomic, despite the 21-year-old breaking through for his second ATP title at the Claro Open in Colombia.
James Polson Breaking up may be hard to do but it seems one of the world’s most famous former couples are both reaping the rewards of singledom after Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki both tasted victory on the same day
Bernard Tomic has claimed his second career title on the ATP world tour with victory over power-serving Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Claro Open in Bogota, Colombia.
RANIA SPOONER Purana detectives have arrested six Victorian men over allegations of tennis match fixing, involving players, at state, national and international levels.
Global management company IMG has confirmed its split with Bernard Tomic, just as the troubled Australian tennis star scored his first back-to-back match wins since January.
Serena Williams, whose Wimbledon campaign ended with her in tears and on the verge of fainting, is enduring a "difficult period" in her life, her French coach says.
Roje Adaimy Embattled Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic has reportedly been dumped by global management company IMG.
FLETA PAGE Nick Kyrgios has found himself in a feud with Canadian rapper Drake after the host of the upcoming ESPN sports awards threatened to "size up" the Canberra teen - and then chop him right down.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt has defeated second seed Ivo Karlovic 6-3 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 (7/3) to win the ATP Hall of Fame Championships.
Lleyton Hewitt advanced to his third consecutive final at the ATP Hall of Fame Championships by routing US seventh seed Jack Sock 6-1 6-2 on Saturday.
CHRIS DUTTON Canberra star Nick Kyrgios says he's embarrassed by the hype that has followed his Wimbledon campaign and has noticed fans "stare and point" since arriving home last week.
Third seed Lleyton Hewitt advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Hall of Fame Championships with a 6-4 6-4 victory on Friday over sixth seed Steve Johnson.
CHRIS DUTTON Todd Larkham and Josh Eagle will form a tag-team coaching partnership to guide Nick Kyrgios.
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic wed Thursday in a gazebo civil ceremony on a lawn at an Adriatic resort.
Australia's Sam Groth dethroned defending champion Nicolas Mahut to reach his first career ATP semi-final at the Hall of Fame Championships.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Nick Kyrgios doesn't need a high-profile coach, says John Alexander.
Lleyton Hewitt and fellow Australian Sam Groth have advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP grasscourt tournament in Newport, Rhode Island.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios is unlikely to fall for racy lifestyle of some fellow Australian players.
NEWPORT, Rhode Island, July 9 AAP-AFP - Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Luke Saville have advanced to the second round of the ATP grasscourt tournament in Newport, Rhode Island.
Hard-serving Australian Sam Groth and second-seeded Ivo Karlovic won their opening-round matches on Monday at the ATP Tour's Hall of Fame tennis championships.
FLETA PAGE Nick Kyrgios has flooded with sponsorship offers since his Wimbledon heroics
JON TUXWORTH A red-letter week for Canberra tennis just got a little better after Tennis ACT product Alex Nancarrow won her first professional singles title on Sunday night in Serbia.
LINDA PEARCE Never has Novak Djokovic played in a higher-quality grand slam decider, he believes, and never has he been more proud of a victory, given the number of opponents he felt the need to beat.
LINDA PEARCE Sam Stosur may have lost a coach during the grasscourt season but she has won a second Wimbledon trophy, sharing the mixed doubles title with Serb Nenad Zimonjic.
LINDA PEARCE As Roger Federer walked across the footbridge from Wimbledon’s centre court to the players’ lawn in the hour after his finals defeat, he was flanked by his four-year-old identical twin daughters.
Linda Pearce Novak Djokovic wobbled and teetered before he courageously found what he needed to beat Roger Federer in five memorable sets, his seventh grand slam title denying Federer a Wimbledon men’s record of eight.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios is confident he will avoid the pitfalls that have seen Bernard Tomic's career go off the rails.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE And falls straight into his family's arms.
Claire Duffin Eugenie Bouchard, the Canadian who captured the hearts of British tennis fans, apologised for letting them down on Saturday after losing in the Wimbledon final.
Two down for Petra Kvitova, after overwhelming Eugenie Bouchard, so how many more Wimbledon tennis titles?
LINDA PEARCE The inevitable talk following Petra Kvitova’s 6-3, 6-0 final brilliance against Eugenie Bouchard was about how many more Wimbledon titles she might now win.
LINDA PEARCE Three years after the maiden grand slam title that it was thought would be the first of several, Petra Kvitova has claimed her second Wimbledon crown.
Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard and Britain's Laura Robson are no longer friends, says Bouchard.
Outraged Indian cricket fans have left thousands of angry messages on Maria Sharapova's Facebook page after she admitted to not recognising cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Simon Briggs The confusion surrounding Andy Murray's coaching set-up grew deeper on Friday as it emerged that Dani Vallverdu, one of the most influential figures in the Scot's backroom staff over the past four years, was considering his future.
Wimbledon finalist Novak Djokovic revealed his post-match debriefing with coach Boris Becker was cut short because the German dashed off to watch his country's World Cup quarter-final.
US teen Victoria Duval, who won her first main draw match at Wimbledon last week, is battling cancer that she expects will keep her off the court for some time.
LINDA PEARCE Roger Federer is a student of history, as well as a prolific maker of it, but was neither aware, nor did he particularly care that on Sunday he could become the oldest man to win a Wimbledon singles title in the Open era.
LINDA PEARCE Mark Philippoussis rates Nick Kyrgios as the finest Australian prospect since his own days.
Seven-time champion Roger Federer demolished Milos Raonic 6-4 6-4 6-4 to reach his ninth Wimbledon final on Friday where he will face old rival Novak Djokovic for the 35th time.
LINDA PEARCE So much for the brave new world of men's tennis. Sunday's Wimbledon final will be Roger Federer versus Novak Djokovic, instalment No.35.
Judith Woods What a bittersweet experience it is to discover that one's idol has feet of clay.
CHRIS DUTTON Patty Mills says a golden generation of athletes can put Canberra on the map as one of the best sporting cities in Australia.
Leaping Larry When it comes to sport, Australian fans are some of the greatest die-hards going around.
Dave James She's the new poster girl of women's tennis, named after a British royal who mixes with Hollywood royalty.
Damien Murphy Australia woke to a new sporting champion on Wednesday and if Nick Kyrgios charmed Wimbledon, back home he turned the world into a very nice place.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Canberra's Alun Jones believes Nick Kyrgios could drag Bernard Tomic back up the ATP rankings with him.
There's still interest for Australian and British fans at Wimbledon where Casey Dellacqua and Jamie Murray are chasing their second mixed doubles titles, but first as a team.
LINDA PEARCE Eugenie Bouchard is now just one step away from claiming her first major title.
LINDA PEARCE The man who first coached Nick Kyrgios as a pudgy, leaden-footed 10-year-old, but one with the fiercely-competitive attitude that this week carried him into the Wimbledon quarter-finals, will resume in a caretaker role when the pair return to Canberra to prepare for what comes next.
LINDA PEARCE In marketability terms, Eugenie Bouchard has been likened to Anna Kournikova, but in no other sense is the comparison valid. At 20, Bouchard is already guaranteed a higher ranking (No.7) than Kournikova achieved, has won a WTA title (Nuremberg, last month), and has now reached her first grand slam final (at Wimbledon, against Petra Kvitova, on Saturday).
Former champion Petra Kvitova moved within one match of capturing a second Wimbledon title, ending the plucky resistance of Lucie Safarova 7-6(6) 6-1 in their all-Czech semi-final on Thursday.
Martyn Herman The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.
CHRIS DUTTON John Newcombe has challenged Nick Kyrgios to aim for a spot in the world's top 30 by the end of the year.
Not until she received a phone call from the Governor-General did Nick Kyrgios' mum fully realise what her son had achieved at Wimbledon.
TOM DECENT Former Grand Slam champion Martina Navratilova believes there is more to Serena Williams' mysterious withdrawal from her doubles match with sister Venus after it emerged the five-time Wimbledon champion's coach hadn't seen her for two days before she went on court.
The emergence of Nick Kyrgios can be a catalyst for Bernard Tomic to finally start fulfilling his potential, Todd Woodbridge says.
Greg Rusedski We could be seeing a turning point right now in men's tennis, which I think is very positive for the sport.
Roger Federer says Wimbledon's tighter enforcement of its all-white clothing policy for players is too strict.