Two narratives tend to recur with depressing regularity in Australian men's tennis: Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic's behavioural issues, and Thanasi Kokkinakis' injury woes.
Fourteen-time Grand Slam champ to replace Roger Federer.
The top-16 ranking affords him some protection from the world's elite, pushing back showdowns against the likes of top players Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal until at least the fourth round.
Little-known Australian tennis player Ellen Perez will make her grand slam debut at this month's US Open.
CINCINNATI, Aug 22 AAP - Former US Open champion Marin Cilic has ended Andy Murray's career-best 22-match winning streak with victory in the Cincinnati Masters.
Two-time Olympic champion claims career-best 22nd win, will face Croatia's Marin Cilic in final.
Andy Murray has set up a re-run of the Wimbledon final, dispatching Bernard Tomic 6-4 6-4 to move into the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug 18 AAP-DPA - Bernard Tomic claimed his biggest scalp in five years as he beat world No.7 Kei Nishikori to set up a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final against two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray.
Nick Kyrgios has smashed three racquets in rapid succession before being knocked out of the Cincinnati Masters.
With the Olympics not awarding ranking points, del Potro received no bump from his victories in Rio de Janeiro
Nick Kyrgios has picked up where he left off in Atlanta, cruising to victory in his opening match of the Cincinnati Masters.
Daria Gavrilova has started her US summer in fine form with a 7-5 6-3 win over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Five-time grand slam winner Maria Sharapova, banned in June for two years for doping offences, may be allowed to return in January, according to Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpishchev.
Andy Murray has two Wimbledon crowns but this night should not be tossed out of the discussion when trying to determine his best wins.
Martina Hingis has 22 grand slam titles across singles and doubles and is already an International Tennis Hall of Fame member, but an Olympic gold medal remains elusive.
Monica Puig overpowered Angelique Kerber 6-4 4-6 6-1 in the women's tennis final on Saturday to win Puerto Rico's first ever Olympic gold medal.
Ash Barty will escape the chill of Melbourne's winter and a demanding training block on Monday, bound for Florida, and the wildcard play-off that will determine whether her grand slam singles career resumes at the US Open after a two-year pause.
A rising British tennis star forced to withdraw from Wimbledon Championships after being struck down by a mystery illness may have been deliberately poisoned.
Canberra needs either a change of surface or a financial backer to bring the Davis Cup to town.
Nick Kyrgios' next Australian appearance is expected to be on a purpose-built grass court in Sydney, with Ken Rosewall Arena announced as the venue for the Davis Cup world group play-off against Slovakia in September.
There are very few battlers in the sport of tennis. But John Millman may be in the minority. But it wasn't enough to save him against Kei Nishikori in the second round of the Rio Olympics.
Nick Kyrgios has landed a second ATP title, defeating American John Isner in straight sets to win the Atlanta Open.
Canberra is likely to miss out on hosting Australia's Davis Cup tie with Slovakia next month according to Tennis ACT CEO Ross Triffitt.
Fresh off ending Aussie Daria Gavrilova's Olympic dream, US tennis megastar Serena Williams has offered up advice to Australian swimming sisters Bronte and Cate Campbell: "Family first".
German tennis star Dustin Brown was booed, cursed and given a standing ovation by a parochial Brazilian crowd on a day that ended with the 31-year-old taken to a Rio De Janeiro hospital.
Nick Kyrgios has moved a step closer to claiming his second ATP World Tour Title, winning through to the Atlanta Open final.
In a sport where world records can't be broken, little-known Australian tennis player John Millman has earned a slice of history becoming the first men's singles tennis player to win 6-0, 6-0 at an Olympic Games.
Thanasi Kokkinakis has weighed in on the war between Nick Kyrgios and Kitty Chiller, admitting he doesn't feel sorry for Australia's controversial tennis star.
Australia's tennis stars are used to five-star accommodation, but in the highly criticised athletes' village at the Rio Olympics, Sam Stosur can't even have a warm shower.