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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Nick Kyrgios shows Wimbledon was no fluke with great display against Tommy Robredo at the US Open

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios loses no admirers in bowing out to world No 18 Tommy Robredo in four sets in the third round of the US Open.


Nick Kyrgios goes from New York to Cottesloe to lead Australia in the Davis Cup


Lee Gaskin Rising Australian star Nick Kyrgios will be the main attraction at the Cottesloe Tennis Club that has 600 members, overlooks the sea and has temporary grand stands.


Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios scores tough draw at French Open

Kyrgios, though, has impressive form of his own, winning back-to-back clay titles on the second-tier Challenger level in the US and he upset Radek Stepanek at last year's French Open.

Lee Gaskin Todd Woodbridge believes Nick Kyrgios has the game to trouble Milos Raonic at the French Open.


Nikki Campbell happy and hoping even better to come

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Nikki Campbell hopes her strong performance during the Women's NSW Open is a sign of things to come for the rest of the Australian summer.


Fitness the key to Kyrgios' improvement

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios' brother says a new fitness regime will help him compete with the game's best on a consistent basis.


Kyrgios to hold court with greats of game in international tennis league

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios will rub shoulders with tennis royalty at the inaugural International Premier Tennis League.


Top two absent but Velocity's finals quest picks up speed

SPORT:  Former tennis pro Alun Jones will join local juniors in the Canberra Velocity team. They play their first match in the Asia Pacific tennis league on Tuesday 13th, November. Alun is pictured at the Lyneham Tennis Centre, Canberra. 
12th November 2012
Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Velocity has stormed into the national finals of the Asia-Pacific Tennis League.


Nick Kyrgios is in the running for two awards

Sport: Asia-Pacific Tennis League, North Woden Tennis Courts, Canberra. Canberra Velocity men v Stanmore Wyverns. Nick Kyrgios of Canberra Velocity. 16th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Just being talked about in the same breath as Australian star Lleyton Hewitt would have been a shock to Nick Kyrgios 12 months ago.


Tarlina's travelled a long way

Tarlina Tipangwuti.

Lee Gaskin Tarlina Tipungwuti never thought she would be a chance of making the ACT women's team for the inaugural Asia-Pacific Tennis League.


Kyrgios sizes up Open trophy

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios is hell-bent on adding a junior singles title to his two doubles crowns, declaring he is poised to win the next Australian Open.


Knees won't stop Kyrgios in Open quest

Nick Kyrgios,

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios will battle through the pain of a persistent knee injury to keep his Australian Open dream alive.


Ko tears up after winning home open


Lee Gaskin She's one of the up-and-coming stars in women's golf, has just won her national championship at the tender age of 15, and best yet she's on her way to Canberra.


Keating closes in on top 100

NSW Womens Open Golf at Oatlands Golf Course.
stacey Keating 6 under in the first round morning session equal
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,25th January,2012

Lee Gaskin Six days was all it took for Stacey Keating to get over her British Open disaster and prove why she's one of Australia's rising stars.


Wie starts new era from scratch

American golfer Michelle Wie at Royal Canberra Golf Club

Lee Gaskin Former child prodigy Michelle Wie says she has completely ripped her game apart.


Korda hopes to repeat her success

American golfer Jessica Korda.

Lee Gaskin Jessica Korda has two goals for her return visit to Canberra - one is to defend her Australian Open title.


Fitzgerald gives teenage prodigy Kyrgios the nod

SPORT - Australian Open Boys singles champion Nick Kyrgios back in Canberra today and showing off his trophy, Watson. Canberra                                                                                                                                                                               29th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Lee Gaskin Canberra whiz-kid Nick Kyrgios has the power game and the determination to translate his junior success to the senior ranks, former Davis Cup captain John Fitzgerald says.


Kyrgios proves he's up to the Challenger

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Nick Kyrgios continued his incredible rise with victory at the Sydney Tennis International.


Jones 'feeling good' about British Open

Sport. Professional golfer, Brendan Jones, gets in a bit of practice
and some time with his six year old son, Kieran, at the Royal Canberra
course before heading to Scotland for the British Open. July 12th.
2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Lee Gaskin Walking Royal Canberra with son Kieran is a world away from what Brendan Jones will face at the British Open.


Pat says Nick can Cash in

Lee Gaskin Pat Cash doesn't like hyping up budding superstars.


Tough way to earn a living

Matt Miller at Gold Creek Country Club on Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin As the world's best tee-off for a $2million winner's purse in Arizona, spare a thought for the battlers chasing a mere fraction of that in Canberra.