Tomljanovic cleared to play Fed Cup

Australia's No.2-ranked female player Ajla Tomljanovic has secured eligibility to represent Australia in next month's Fed Cup final against France. Perth, WA, 15 October 2019 | AAP Australia’s hopes of winning the Fed Cup title for the first time in 45 years have received a significant boost with Ajla Tomljanovic

‘The Don’ award latest accolade for brilliant Barty

Ash Barty's memorable 2019 season now includes another coveted honour, with the Queenslander taking out 'The Don' award at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame annual awards. Melbourne, VIC, 11 October 2019 | AAP World No.1 Ash Barty made history with her honour at the Sport Australia Hall Of Fame

Stosur, Zhang qualify for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Sam Stosur has qualified for the WTA Finals for a remarkable seventh time -- this year in doubles with Zhang Shuai at the tournament's new location in Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen, China, 10 October 2019 | tennis.com.au Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai have qualified as one of the elite eight doubles

Ash Barty: Breaking down barriers

Brisbane, Australia, 9 October 2019 | Vivienne Christie In a year in which Ash Barty claimed a first Grand Slam singles title at Roland Garros and enamoured a sports-mad Australian public – and the wider world – with her endlessly positive outlook, the only thing that’s climbed faster than her rise

Osaka stops Barty in China Open final

Ash Barty goes down to Naomi Osaka in three sets in the final of the China Open on Sunday night in Beijing. Beijing, China, 6 October 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty came within a set of the China Open title before Naomi Osaka stormed back to claim their Beijing

Barty beats Bertens to reach China Open final

Ash Barty saves a match point in a thrilling win over Kiki Bertens to advance to the China Open final, where either Naomi Osaka or Caroline Wozniacki awaits. Beijing, China, 5 October 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty overcame a gallant opponent and her own unforced errors to move through

Barty beats Kvitova, into China Open semis

Ash Barty wins a high-quality China Open battle over Petra Kvitova in three sets to advance to the semifinals in Beijing, where either Elina Svitolina or Kiki Bertens await. Beijing, China, 4 October 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty has recovered to score a big win at the China Open,

Barty subdues Zhang to reach China Open quarterfinals

Ash Barty emerges victorious in a “frustrating” battle at the China Open to set up a quarterfinal meeting with Petra Kvitova. Beijing, China, 3 October 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty managed to cut the errors out of her game to dominate the third set of her match at the

World No.1 Ash Barty to headline Adelaide International in 2020

World No.1 Ash Barty is confirmed to compete at the inaugural Adelaide International in 2020. Adelaide, Australia, 2 October 2019 | tennis.com.au World No.1 and Roland Garros champion Ash Barty will headline the women’s field at the Adelaide International in 2020. Some of the best players in the world will