Aussie hopefuls fall at final hurdle of US Open qualifying

Priscilla Hon, Lizette Cabrera and Jaimee Fourlis went down in the final round of US Open qualifying on Friday, while John Millman bowed out of Winston-Salem. New York, United States, 24 August 2019 | AAP / Australia’s US Open main-draw contingent will remain at 11 after the nation’s last

Millman into ATP Winston-Salem quarterfinals

Rounding into form at the perfect time, John Millman wins his way through to the Winston-Salem quarters with a straight-sets win over Robin Haase. Winston-Salem, United States, 22 August 2019 | Australia’s John Millman won his second match in as many days to take his place in the quarterfinals

Winston-Salem: Millman through, Popyrin out

A semifinalist in Winston-Salem in 2016, John Millman returns to the last 16 with a three-set win over Marco Cecchinato, while Alexei Popryin bows out to Miomir Kecmanovic. Winston-Salem, United States, 21 August 2019 | AAP / John Millman marched into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open on

First career ATP Challenger title for O’Connell

Christopher O'Connell's victory at the ATP Challenger tournament in Cordenons, Italy marks the biggest title of the Australian's career and one that has boosted him towards the top 200. Cordenons, Italy, 19 August 2019 | Christopher O’Connell has risen to within one place of his career-high ranking after winning

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

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

Biggest movers: Duckworth on the rise

James Duckworth attains his highest ranking in more than two years after a run to the ATP Challenger final in Yokkaichi, Japan. Melbourne, VIC, 13 August 2019 | James Duckworth rose 27 places in this week’s ATP rankings after reaching the Yokkaichi Challenger final in Japan. The 27-year-old has

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

Millman exits Montreal second round

Marin Cilic proves too strong for John Millman in Montreal while Naomi Osaka's opening-round victory in Toronto means she will overtake Ash Barty at world No.1. Montreal, Canada, 8 August 2019 | AAP John Millman was eliminated from the Canadian Open in straight sets by Marin Cilic, ending Australian hopes

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