Casey Dellacqua

Beaten in New York but Casey Dellacqua set to be Australian No. 1 by year's end

Casey Dellacqua will cherish being a mother again before returning to tennis to hunt down Samantha Stosur's Australian No. 1 ranking.

Casey Dellacqua is tennis's new super mum

Casey Dellacqua says having herson with her on tour is nothing but positive.

Casey Dellacqua is through to the US Open third round for the first time.

Casey Dellacqua powers into US Open fourth round

Counter-punch: Casey Dellacqua is set to crack the world's top 25.

Darren Walton Casey Dellacqua has pounded winner after winner to scorch into the last 16 of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.

Casey Dellacqua enjoying seeding perks at US Open tennis

Casey Dellacqua made a safe passage through to the second round at Flushing Meadows.

Ever humble, Casey Dellacqua says she doesn't feel like a grand slam seed.

Nick Kyrgios and Casey Dellacqua to team up for Hopman Cup

Nick Kyrgios.

Wimbledon giant-killer Nick Kyrgios will team up with Casey Dellacqua this summer as Australia attempt to end their long-standing Hopman Cup title drought.

Casey Dellacqua knocked out in first round

Casey Dellacqua was eliminated in the first round of her final event prior to the U.S. Open.

Casey Dellacqua's US Open preparations have taken a hit after she was knocked out in the first round of the Connecticut Open.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua bows out of Wimbledon's second round

Casey Dellacqua put in a good show, but just not good enough to beat Agnieszka Radwanska

Linda Pearce One of five Australians in action on day three, Dellacqua started a nervously, and lost with pride.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua in Wimbledon mixed doubles quarter-finals

Jamie Murray of Great Britain and Casey Dellacqua discuss tactics during their third round match against Horia Tecau of Romania and Sania Mirza of India at Wimbledon.

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.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua moves to career-high world No.31

Australia's Casey Dellacqua has jumped two spots on the women's world tennis rankings to a career-high No.31.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua notch wins in Montreal

Victorious: Samantha Stosur lets rip with a forehand in Montreal.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua have made winning starts to their Toronto Masters campaigns in Montreal, but both face an uphill battle in the second round.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua upbeat on eve of Wimbledon

For Casey Dellacqua, it is not so much a question of where she is headed, buit how high she can go.

Linda Pearce Yes, Casey Dellacqua does wonder how different things might have been had she started doing 10 years ago what is working so well for her now.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua downs Sam Stosur in Birmingham

Casey Dellacqua has upstaged higher-ranked compatriot Samantha Stosur to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA event in Birmingham.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua loses in Birmingham semis

Casey Dellacqua blew a 5-1 lead in the first set tie-breaker.

Casey Dellacqua has missed out on a maiden WTA final appearance after suffering a straight-sets loss to Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in Birmingham.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua climbs to career-best ranking

Casey Dellacqua

After career-saving shoulder surgery, a foot operation and countless cortisone injections, Australian tennis star Casey Dellacqua now has a best-ever world ranking.

Tennis

Australian Open wildcard for Casey Dellacqua

Casey Dellacqua.

Linda Pearce Casey Dellacqua has qualified for next month's Australian Open at Melbourne Park, but she hopes from now on, her wildcard days are over.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua through to Hobart second round

Australian through to second round of Hobart International after straight sets victory over Belgian qualifier Alison Van Uytvanck.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua into round two and delighted about the forecast

Casey Dellacqua after her first-round victory.

Linda Pearce Casey Dellacqua was on, and off, before the worst heat of the day – and, particularly, the week – arrived.

Tennis

Sam Stosur and Casey Dellacqua are cashing in on solid pre-seasons

Sam Stosur.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur could not know if, or exactly when, she would reap the benefits of a pair of scratchy wins at last week's low-profile Hobart International, but perhaps that moment is now.

Casey Dellacqua powers into Australian Open fourth round

Casey Dellacqua

Resurgent Casey Dellacqua has equalled her best-ever grand slam performance after storming into the fourth round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

Tennis

Casey Dellacqua ready for big time, bloody oath she is

Single-minded: Casey Dellacqua's relationship with coach Shannon Nettle and her doubles success have fuelled her confidence for singles campaigns.

Linda Pearce Six years ago, her passage to the fourth round was a fairytale. Now it's about experience.