Aussies meet the media as US Open looms

New York, United States, 26 August 2019 | AAP / Prior to the US Open, many of Australia’s players faced the media to discuss their form, their first-round opponents, and their thoughts on season 2019. Here are the highlights. Ash Barty Barty opens her US Open campaign against world No.77 Zarina Diyas after

US Open draw: Millman to face Nadal

John Millman draws Rafael Nadal in the first round of the US Open, while No.2 seed Ash Barty opens against Zarina Diyas. New York, United States, 23 August 2019 | AAP / No.2 seed Ash Barty could meet Serena Williams in the US Open quarterfinals while John Millman will

Barty battles into Cincinnati quarters

Ash Barty trails 5-3 in the third set before recovering to beat Anett Kontaveit, setting up a Cincinnati quarterfinal against Maria Sakkari. Cincinnati, United States, 16 August 2019 | AP / Ash Barty rallied from a set down to edge past Estonian Anett Kontaveit and book her place

Barty, De Minaur into Cincinnati third round

Top seed Ash Barty defeats Maria Sharapova in straight sets while Alex de Minaur beats Reilly Opelka for the third time in 2019. Cincinnati, United States, 15 August 2019 | AAP / AP Ash Barty dominated Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1 at the Cincinnati Open to reach the third round

Stosur receives US Open wildcard

Sam Stosur, the US Open champion in 2011, has been awarded a main-draw wildcard and will contest her 15th tournament at Flushing Meadows. Melbourne, VIC, 14 August 2019 | AAP / Former champion Sam Stosur will contest a 15th US Open after being handed a wildcard into tennis’s final

Cincinnati: Kyrgios wins opening match

Nick Kyrgios will face No.8 seed Karen Khachanov after beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday night. Cincinnati, United States, 13 August 2019 | Nick Kyrgios advanced to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with a 7-5 6-4 win

De Minaur, Sharma score Cincinnati wins

Alex de Minaur advances to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on the same day Astra Sharma qualifies for the main draw. Cincinnati, United States, 12 August 2019 | / AAP Alex de Minaur won through to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with a come-from-behind victory

Canada: Millman through, Barty ousted

John Millman, a lucky loser entry into the main draw in Montreal, wins through to the second round while No.1 seed Ash Barty was upset in three sets by Sofia Kenin in Toronto. Montreal, Canada, 7 August 2019 | AAP John Millman was the sole Australian to advance to the

Barty back in action in Toronto

Ash Barty will return to the court for the first time since Wimbledon as one of six Australians in action this week at the Rogers Cup in Canada. Toronto, Canada, 5 August 2019 | Ash Barty is the top seed this week at the WTA Rogers Cup in Toronto,

Washington DC: Kyrgios, Thompson into last 16

Nick Kyrgios beats 11th seed Gilles Simon to reach the third round at the Citi Open in Washington DC, where he is later joined by Jordan Thompson. Alex de Minaur and Marc Polmans fell. Washington DC, United States, 1 August 2019 | AAP / Nick Kyrgios marched into the