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

Barty ‘super relaxed’ for US Open

No.2 seed Ash Barty returns to the site of the first Grand Slam tournament at which she reached the second week. New York, United States, 24 August 2019 | Darren Walton (AAP) Ash Barty has arrived in New York feeling relaxed and ready for a serious title assault as

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

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

Three Aussies remaining in US Open qualifying

Australians Ellen Perez, Zoe Hives and Akira Santillan will miss out on the US Open main draw after being falling in the second round of qualifying on Thursday. New York, United States, 23 August 2019 | AAP / Priscilla Hon, Lizette Cabrera and Jaimee Fourlis are the last Australian

Ebden skips US Open, citing fatigue

Matt Ebden was due to contest US Open qualifying this week but a gruelling schedule in his return from injury has taken its toll on the West Australian. Melbourne, VIC, 22 August 2019 | Matt Ebden has made the decision to skip the US Open and return home to

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

US Open: Cabrera, Fourlis, Hon reach qualifying final round

Australians Lizette Cabrera, Jaimee Fourlis and Priscilla Hon each stand just one win away from the US Open main draw. New York, United States, 22 August 2019 | Australian trio Lizette Cabrera, Jaimee Fourlis and Priscilla Hon are on the brink of qualifying for the US Open after second-round

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

Ash Barty ‘most searched Aussie by Aussies’ in 2019

Amid a breakthrough season during which she won her first Grand Slam singles title and rose to world No.1, Ash Barty is the 'most searched Aussie by Aussies' on Google. Melbourne, VIC, 20 August 2019 | Ash Barty was the ‘most searched Aussie by Aussies this year’, Google revealed