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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Golf

Australian Open day one highlights

Jon Tuxworth It's impossible to go past Lydia Ko for shot of the day.

Golf

World no.8 takes the lead at Australian Open

SPORT - Jiyai Shin of Korea in action during her 2nd round in the Australian Women's Open at Royal Canberra, Yarralumla     15th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth World no.8 Jiyai Shin has taken the outright Women's Australian Open lead after getting her second round off to a strong start at Royal Canberra this morning.

Golf

Australian Open day two highlights

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14:  Stacy Lewis of the United States reacts during day one of the ISPS Handa Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club on February 14, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth World No.3 Stacy Lewis made every hacker feel a lot better after she made a mess of her bunker play on the par-three 13th.

Golf

Australian Open day three highlights

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 16:  Gwladys Nocera of France acknowledges the crowd during day three of the ISPS Handa Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club on February 16, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Record attempts, bunker eagles, lack of paper and plenty of cake ... day three at Royal Canberra.

Golf

Australian Open day four highlights

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Jon Tuxworth Leading Australian Katherine Hull-Kirk's recovery from the trees on the 18th capped a great tournament.

Golf

Teenage star hunting Australian Open berth after ACT win

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenage golf star Madeleine Hunter has her sights set on qualifying for next year's Australian Open after an emphatic win at the School Sport ACT championships on Monday.

Tennis

John Fitzgerald backs Nick Kyrgios to one day give Wimbledon ''a real shake''

Nick Kyrgios in action during his round one win at Wimbledon.

Jon Tuxworth John Fitzgerald believes Nick Kyrgios has the game capable of one day giving Wimbledon ''a real shake''.

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. 

Golf

Lunn backs Ladies Classic comeback

Jon Tuxworth Karen Lunn says the Canberra Ladies Classic is not dead and buried, despite the tournament's axing.

Golf

Millar's focus on PGA success

Jon Tuxworth Matt Millar is targeting Australia's ''big three'' events as a chance to break his four-day tournament duck.

Tennis

Kyrgios must earn his way, says coach

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' coach wants to help the teenager qualify for grand slams on his own merit.

Golf

Chasing pack eyes Yowani's Popovic

Daniel Popovic lines up a putt on the 12th hole during round two of the Australian PGA Championship at Palmer Coolum Resort  on December 14, 2012 in Sunshine Coast,

Jon Tuxworth He has announced himself as a serious player at Coolum this week, but it was at a humble Canberra course where Daniel Popovic's golfing passion was born.

Golf

Pace keen to get up to speed after fall

Lee-Anne Pace

Jon Tuxworth Lee-Anne Pace is hopeful no more misfortune awaits after a mirror accident cruelled her 2012 season.

Tennis

Kyrgios misses Open chance

18TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY CHRIS WILSON- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
FRONT- Nick Kyrgios, 17 of Watson and L-R Alun Jones and Todd Larkham coming out of retirement to play in the ACT Mens Tennis Team for Asia - Pacific Tennis League.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios will focus on winning his first individual junior grand slam title after his chances of an Australian Open debut evaporated in the senior qualifying tournament in...

Tennis

Masur backs teens to return Australia to golden age

Nick Kyrgios

Jon Tuxworth Exciting teenagers Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis can help spearhead an Australian tennis revival, according to former player Wally Masur.

Tennis

The next big thing: Kyrgios ready to be a star

Nick Kyrgios.

By Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Nick Kyrgios will embrace being branded the next big thing, according to his coach.

Tennis

Coach urges Kyrgios to maintain the rage

Nick Kyrgios

Jon Tuxworth Nick Kyrgios' former coach has warned him not to curb his fiery on-court nature in Saturday's Australian Open boy's singles final.

Golf

Wright opens up over dark side of tour

Jon Tuxworth Lindsey Wright has spoken out about the dark side to tour life, insisting her battle with depression has changed her outlook on the game.

Golf

Gustafson to let her game do the talking

Sophie Gustafson

Jon Tuxworth Sophie Gustafson says she never stutters when she swears, so the 2001 Australian Open champion is hoping to rediscover her best form at Royal Canberra.

Golf

Webb tips teen ace Ko to make mark at Open

Jon Tuxworth The last time Karrie Webb played at Royal Canberra, she was a teenage schoolgirl who cracked under the pressure.