Mardy Fish

Serena Williams, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Andy Murray to headline Perth's Hopman Cup

Brad Elborough World No.1 Serena Williams, two-time grand slam winner Andy Murray and flamboyant Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will join a blockbuster field at this summer's Hopman Cup in Perth.


Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Two

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open is into its second day and characteristic heatwave conditions are forecast for Melbourne with the temperature tipped to reach a high of 43 degrees.

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Slim pickings for Newcombe Medal judges

Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce With the prestigious Newcombe Medal up for grabs, how do the contenders shape up?

Stosur stands alone in seeding

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce Rankings dip means lone seed could meet any player in top eight as early as fourth round.

Seeded Stosur in company of one

APIA International Sydney tennis centre Sydney Olympic Park.
Sam Stosur Australia vs Jie Zheng of China 
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Linda Pearce BERNARD TOMIC'S regression last year will leave the world's No.9 Samantha Stosur as the only seeded Australian for a second consecutive grand slam.


Matosevic on a roll in Indian Wells

Marinko Matosevic.

Indian Wells, California Australian storms into third round of Indian Wells tournament in California.


Matosevic out, Stosur wins

Samantha Stosur

Indian Wells, California Marinko Matosevic misses out on clash with Novak Djokovic but Samantha Stosur rolls on.


ATP chief Brad Drewett dies, age 54

Brad Drewett

Australia's Brad Drewett, the president of the ATP, died on Friday at the age of 54 following a battle against motor neurone disease, the governing body of men's tennis announced.


Players defend drug testing system and updates after Serbian is banned

Marin Cilic

Jim Slater Bernard Tomic and other tennis players have defended the sport and the tour's updating of anti-doping information on Wednesday following the drug cases involving world No.


Olga Puchkova defaults after hitting line judge with ball

Jim Slater Top seed Juan Martin Del Potro advanced with ease Thursday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while Olga Puchkova hit a ball into a line judge and defaulted.


Samantha Stosur beats Svetlana Kuznetsova in Ohio

Samantha Stosur.

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur moved into the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-1 7-5 win over Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.

Breakthrough win puts Tomic up against Djokovic in Toronto

Tennis Bernard Tomic has snapped a seven-match losing streak to set up a second-round showdown with Novak Djokovic at the Toronto Masters.


Federer wins to book clash with Tomic

Roger Federer

Four-time champion Roger Federer crushed Alex Bogomolov 6-3, 6-2 to confirm a third-round date with Bernard Tomic at the Cincinnati Masters.


Federer crushes Tomic

Bernard Tomic

Four-time champion Roger Federer has defeated Australia's Bernard Tomic to earn a spot in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday.


Free passage for Federer

New York World No.1 Roger Federer advanced to his 34th consecutive grand slam quarter-final without touching a racquet on Monday when American Mardy Fish withdrew from their US Open match for health reasons.


Berdych sends Federer crashing out

Roger Federer

Roger Federer's dream of becoming the first man in 87 years to win six US Opens was destroyed by big-swinging Czech Tomas Berdych.


Williams sends Stosur packing in Miami

Samantha Stosur.

Serena Williams rallied from a break down in both sets this morning (Australian time) to beat Australian Sam Stosur 7-5 6-3 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Miami Masters.

Tomic to lead Aust team to Davis Cup

Tennis Teenager Bernard Tomic will spearhead Australia's Davis Cup team next week in Lleyton Hewitt's absence, with Matt Ebden likely to edge out Marinko Matosevic for the second singles berth.

Rafter not fretting over latest Tomic controversy

Laine Clark THE LATEST Bernard Tomic controversy appeared to be the last thing on Patrick Rafter's mind before Australia's Davis Cup play-off with South Korea in Brisbane.


Tomic pushed in Davis Cup win

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Australia will take a predictable, yet hard-fought, 2-0 lead into the final day of its Davis Cup tie against a depleted but spirited South Korea, with Matt Ebden's victory in his first live rubber...