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Tennis Australia boss seeks major overhaul of Davis and Fed cups

Linda Pearce Tennis Australia president Steve Healy is seeking a major Davis and Fed cups overhaul to ensure the survival of the long-running teams competitions, including an annual world cup-style finals...

Golf

Royal Canberra undecided about future tournaments

David Polkinghorne Royal Canberra is in a ''state of limbo'' on whether to host another elite tournament.

Tennis

As tournaments go, they just don't get any hotter

Jerzy Janowicz of Poland attempts to deal with the heat.

Peter Hanlon Mother Nature provided the biggest controversy at the 2014 Australian Open.

US PGA Tour loses autumn tournaments

The US PGA Tour has lost at least one tournament from its Autumn Series because of the economy, with another tournament still up in the air.

O'Hern out of Australian tournaments

Nick O'Hern has been forced out of all three of Australia's big summer golf tournaments as he undergoes thumb surgery.

Tennis

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...

Tennis

Stanislas Wawrinka fights back to beat Roger Federer in Monte Carlo final

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

Stanislas Wawrinka signalled his French Open ambitions by taking out an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final.

Tennis

Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins title in Florida

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has bounced back from injury to claim his second ATP Challenger Tour title in Florida.

Tennis

Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios wins Sarasota Open in injury comeback

Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios won the Sarasota Open final.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nick Kyrgios has returned to the world stage with a bang, beating Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in straight sets at the Sarasota Open on Monday, 7-6 (12-10), 6-4.

Golf

Matt Kuchar holes bunker shot to win PGA event

Going: Matt Kuchar blasts out of the bunker on the 72nd hole.

Pete Iacobelli Matt Kuchar produced a stunning chip-in on the 18th hole as he overcame a four-shot deficit to win the RBC Heritage PGA event by one shot on Sunday.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal brings up 300 clay-court tennis wins

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (MONACO - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TENNIS)

Scott Williams Top seed Rafael Nadal finished with an ace on match point to seal his 300th career claycourt victory and advance into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

Tennis

Alicia Molik confident ahead of Fed Cup tie

Linda Pearce Australian captain Alicia Molik believes she has the team to reach the nation's first Fed Cup decider since Liz Smylie, Wendy Turnbull and Anne Minter lost the 1984 decider to Czechoslovakia, with...

Football

Central Coast Mariners' Kim Seung-yong opens up on perils of stardom

Big signing: Central Coast Marinerr' Korean star Kim Seung-yong.

Dominic Bossi Six years ago, Kim Seung-yong couldn't walk down the streets of Seoul without being mobbed by adoring fans.

Tennis

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.

Cycling

Zac Shaw turns his back on the bike in search of a life

Zac Shaw at work in Colac

Peter Hanlon Zac Shaw had just returned home from becoming a junior world champion for the second year running when he drove down Colac's main street and saw a group of old school mates.

Golf

Englishman Luke Donald takes lead in US PGA Tour event

Luke Donald.

Former world No.1 Luke Donald fired a five-under-par 66 to take a two-shot lead after the third round of the US PGA Tour's Heritage tournament.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Nathan Hart joins Cycling Australia high-performance unit

Nathan Hart is hoping to ride his way into Glasgow contention.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's Nathan Hart has spent the past month rubbing shoulders with Australian cycling royalty and hopes training every day alongside Anna Meares and Shane Perkins will help get him to where he...

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios through to Sarasota Open final

Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios is in the Sarasota Open final.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios' strong injury comeback has continued. 

Tennis

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.

Basketball

Luc Longley hopes Dante Exum avoids falling victim to club v country battle

Dante Exum playing for Lake Ginninderra College in 2013.

Jon Tuxworth Australia basketball great Luc Longley hopes club versus country tug-of-war doesn't hinder Dante Exum's world cup hopes.