Jarkko Nieminen


Bernard Tomic suffers fastest loss in ATP history

Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic has suffered the fastest defeat in ATP history, crashing out of the Miami Masters hardcourt event in his first match following hip surgery in January.

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Lleyton Hewitt hits 600 as Bernard Tomic folds in record time

Lleyton Hewitt hits his 600th victory.

Lleyton Hewitt recorded his 600th career victory at the Miami Masters while Bernard Tomic became the fastest loser in ATP Tour history.


Pat Cash: Bernard Tomic needs a break

Exit: Bernard Tomic after losing in Florida last week.

Linda Pearce Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash believes Bernard Tomic's longer-term tennis interests and mental health would be best served by the controversial 21-year-old taking an extended break from the game.


Australian Open: day five schedule

Tennis ball

Schedule of play for day five of the 2014 Australian Open.


Tomic gets wildcard to defend Sydney title

Bernard Tomic.

Bernard Tomic has needed a wildcard entry to make the field and defend his only ATP Tour title in Sydney next month.


Brisbane International: Roger Federer eases into quarter-finals after putting on a masterclass

Roger Federer

Phil Lutton Roger Federer is enjoying life in the fast lane in Brisbane as he laps up the type of speedy playing surface he has been advocating for years.


Marinko Matosevic in ''L" of a win

Marinko Matosevic

Linda Pearce Marinko Matosevic reaches his first quarter-final by defeating American Sam Querrey.

Roger Federer enjoys pace of Brisbane International surface

roger federer

Phil Lutton Roger Federer is enjoying life in the fast lane in Brisbane as he laps up the type of speedy playing surface he has been advocating for years.

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Marinko Matosevic ready to take on Federer in Brisbane quarter-finals

Marinko Matosevic of Australia.

Linda Pearce Matosevic's clash with Federer will be a battle between elegance and excitability.


Dad in corner to see Bernard Tomic's sixth victory on the trot

Bernard Tomic

Michael Chammas Reigning champion Bernard Tomic rekindled his love affair with Sydney on Tuesday night, steamrolling No.

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Tomic cruises to victory

Bernard Tomic

Michael Chammas, Sydney Reigning champion rekindles his love affair with Sydney, steamrolling Marcel Granollers of Spain.

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Wrong ball in Bernard Tomic's court for semi clash

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Michael Chammas BERNARD Tomic warmed up for his semi-final clash against Sergiy Stakhovsky by kicking a soccer ball (football for you purists) around the court just a couple of hours before his big match.


Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day One

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open has arrived and with the start of the first grand slam tournament of the years comes the characteristic heatwave conditions forecast for Melbourne.

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Results from the third day of the Open

Collated results from the third day's play at the Australian Open.

Murray, Djokovic safely through despite some minor stumbles

Andy Murray

Dave James Defending champion Andy Murray advanced to the third round of the US Open with a four-set victory over Argentina's Leonardo Mayer on Friday, while top seed Novak Djokovic survived an early wobble to...


Djokovic's ankle holds up in Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates a point against Juan Monaco in their third round match of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters.

AFP Top seed Novak Djokovic passed another test on his suspect right ankle when he posted a 4-6 6-2 6-2 win over Juan Monaco to join eight-time champion Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals of the Monte...


Karlovic too much for Matosevic

Bangkok Ivo Karlovic has dumped Australian Marinko Matosevic out of the Thailand Open.


Hewitt signs for Kooyong

Kooyong attraction: Lleyton Hewitt.

Linda Pearce Dual grand slam champion will be named as local drawcard in 25th anniversary field.


Hewitt wins second round clash at Swedish Open

Australia's Lleyton Hewitt

Lleyton Hewitt has won his second round match at the Swedish Open, beating Jarkko Nieminen of Finland.


Djokovic targets grand slam

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic believes he can become only the third man in history to hold all four majors at the same time in 2013 having come so agonisingly close last year.