Aussies set for Australian Open 2020

On the eve of the Australian Open, several of Australia's main-draw hopes spoke to the media as they prepare for their 2020 campaigns at Melbourne Park. Melbourne, VIC, 19 January 2020 | On a big day of press appearances for Australian players, we bring you some highlights as the

Barty, De Minaur top seeds at Adelaide International

Ash Barty and Alex de Minaur are among nine Australians contesting the main draw of the WTA/ATP Adelaide International at the revamped Memorial Drive. Adelaide, SA, 12 January 2020 | Darren Walton (AAP) The road to the Australian Open doesn’t get any easier for Ash Barty when the world No.1

Stosur stuns Kerber in Brisbane boilover

In a stellar start to the 2020 season, Sam Stosur ousts former world No.1 Angelique Kerber in Brisbane. Brisbane, QLD, 6 January 2020 | AAP Sam Stosur has started her 2020 season in stunning style, defeating three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber in straight sets to reach the second round

Tough Brisbane draws for Barty, Stosur

Ash Barty heads a quarter of the draw containing three fellow major champions while Sam Stosur opens against Angelique Kerber. Brisbane, QLD, 5 January 2020 | Laine Clark (AAP) A Grand Slam champion potentially awaits in every round for Ash Barty at the Brisbane International, with Australia’s world No.1 handed

Biggest movers: Australian women soar in 2019 rankings

Melbourne, VIC, 14 November 2019 | Ash Barty led the way during an incredible year for Australian women’s tennis, with the world No.1 among 14 women who enjoyed significant rankings rises in 2019. Success stories proliferated the Australian women’s game, with Astra Sharma and Priscilla Hon both making their Fed Cup

Molik on Fed Cup final: “We gave everything today”

Alicia Molik says she has “no regrets” about how the Australian team prepared and performed in the Fed Cup final, but that the loss to France “hurts a lot”. Perth, Western Australia, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Australia came tantalisingly close to its first Fed Cup title in 45

Fed Cup final: Barty prepared for Mladenovic rematch on Day 2

Ash Barty hopes victory over Kristina Mladenovic in the first of the reverse singles will put Australia on course for its first Fed Cup title in 45 years. Perth, WA, 9 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty lost her only previous singles meeting against Kristina Mladenovic in May.

Sharma, Hon learning from Aussie teammates

Astra Sharma and Priscilla Hon, both new to the Australian Fed Cup team in 2019, continue to learn and thrive under the wing of their experienced countrywomen. Perth, WA, 7 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Season 2019 has been a year of invaluable learning experiences for Australian young guns Astra

Molik: ‘We’re just really hitting our groove’

With the entire Australian squad having now practised together, Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik is encouraged by the hosts’ form ahead of this weekend’s final. Perth, WA, 6 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty enjoyed her first hit-out with the Australian squad on Wednesday as Fed Cup captain Alicia

Barty comes ‘full circle’ in triumphant homecoming

Fresh off winning the WTA Finals and locking up the No.1 ranking, Ash Barty turns her attention to one last goal – Fed Cup glory to end the season in style. Perth, WA, 5 November 2019 | Matt Trollope It seems slightly ludicrous to think Ash Barty could improve upon