Casey Dellacqua

Casey Dellacqua through to quarter-finals at Indian Wells

Casey Dellacqua has halved her tennis ranking since the start of the year as she eyes a spot in the Indian Wells Masters semi-finals.

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Casey Dellacqua's run ends at Miami Masters

Casey Dellacqua.

Venus Williams combined 44 unforced errors with 11 aces to end Casey Dellacqua’s run at the Miami Masters with a 6-4 5-7 6-4 third round victory on Sunday.

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Tennis: Casey Dellacqua into Indian Wells quarters

Australian sets up a quarter-final meeting with Romanian Simona Halep after a fourth round walkover against Lauren Davis.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Boot camp works a treat for Casey Dellacqua

Tennis comeback queen Casey Dellacqua credits a brutal boot camp involving running up hills in saturated sandshoes for her stunning emergence as a grand slam force.

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Australian Open 2014: Casey Dellacqua aims for late-career peak

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Linda Pearce On this same weekend six years ago, Casey Dellacqua needed to look at the morning papers to make sure she had not been dreaming.

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Quarter-final out of reach for Casey Dellacqua at Austalian Open

Casey Dellacqua

Michael Gleeson It all started so well. Three rounds, three highly rated difficult opponents, three wins.

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Casey Dellacqua's Open over but not her rise

Casey Dellacqua of Australia plays a forehand in her fourth round singles match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada.

Sam Lienert Australia's Casey Dellacqua has been beaten in the Australian Open fourth round, but says she will take renewed confidence into the rest of the year.

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Casey Dellacqua out of US Open, but doubles - and motherhood - remain

Casey Dellacqua.

Linda Pearce Casey Dellacqua and her partner Amanda celebrated the birth of their son Blake three weeks ago, leaving Dellacqua with more to play for, rather than any plans to compete and travel less.

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Australia's Fed Cup team aiming to end final drought

Teaming up: From left, Samantha Stosur, Ashleigh Barty, Casey Delacqua and Storm Sanders.

Linda Pearce Fed Cup is like Davis Cup's little sister, the sibling that struggles to be noticed, the one that suffers a minor identity crisis beyond its dedicated inner circle.

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Australia on the brink of Fed Cup elimination

Sam Stosur was beaten by Andrea Petkovic in the opening match of Australia's Fed Cup clash with Germany in Brisbane.

Linda Pearce After less than three hours, Australia is teetering on the brink of elimination from its first Fed Cup semi-final in 21 years.

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Stosur searches for upside to Fed Cup defeat

Love-two: Sam Stosur lost both her Fed Cup matches in Brisbane.

Linda Pearce There was to be no Easter Sunday resurrection for Australia’s Fed Cup team, beaten 3-1 by Germany on Pat Rafter Arena, and nor is Sam Stosur expecting miracles when her season resumes next week...

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Sam Stosur rallies but falls to Angelique Kerber in Fed Cup

Australia's Sam Stosur.

Linda Pearce German No.1 Angelique Kerber gives her country an unassailable 3-0 semi-final lead with a 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 defeat of Sam Stosur.

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Australia suffer opening day wipeout in Fed Cup semifinal

Linda Pearce After less than three hours, Australia is teetering on the brink of elimination from its first Fed Cup semi-final in 21 years.

Tennis museum wanted for Tennyson

Tony Moore Tennis Queensland president Ken Laffey dreams of a stand-alone museum at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.

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