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

Biggest movers: Cabrera at career high, Sanders back

Lizette Cabrera sets a new career-high ranking as Storm Sanders returns to the top 500 following her stunning return to singles. Melbourne, VIC, 5 November 2019 | Lizette Cabrera has eclipsed her career-high ranking, set more than two years ago, thanks to her latest success on the ITF circuit. The

WTA champion Barty reflects on ‘incredible’ year

World No.1 Ash Barty beats Elina Svitolina to claim the season-ending championship and cap a "crazy year" on the WTA Tour. Shenzhen, China, 4 November 2019 | AAP Ash Barty says she needs time to reflect on her phenomenal year after capturing the elite season-ending championship and the record $6.4

Ash Barty triumphs at prestigious WTA Finals

Ash Barty wins her fourth title of season 2019 -- and the richest prize of her career -- with victory over Elina Svitolina at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. Shenzhen, China, 4 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty has capped a remarkable season with victory at the prestigious season-ending

WTA Finals: Barty, Stosur power into semis

Ash Barty dismisses Petra Kvitova to reach the last four in Shenzhen after Sam Stosur reaches the doubles semis alongside Zhang Shuai. Shenzhen, China, 1 November 2019 | Darren Walton (AAP) / World No.1 Ash Barty scored a crushing win over Petra Kvitova to book her place in the

WTA Finals: Barty, Stosur have semifinals in sight

Wins on Thursday night for Ash Barty in singles and Sam Stosur in doubles will see the Aussie champions reach the last four at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. Shenzhen, China, 31 October 2019 | Darren Walton (AAP) / Sam Stosur will open Thursday’s WTA Finals schedule in doubles

WTA Finals: Barty’s plan to continue raising the bar

Ash Barty will have Naomi Osaka and the year-end No.1 ranking in her sights as she enters the court at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen on Tuesday night. Shenzhen, China, 29 October 2019 | Darren Walton (AAP) Not content with the year-end world No.1 ranking, Ash Barty is intent on

Popyrin advances in Stockholm

Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin wins his third straight match in Stockholm to set a second-round showdown with fourth seed Denis Shapovalov. Stockholm, Sweden, 16 October 2019 | Big-serving Australian young gun Alexei Popyrin has guaranteed himself a career-high ranking after he fought his way into the second round of the Stockholm Open. The

Aussies in action: Millman set for Stockholm

John Millman is one of three Aussies competing this week at the ATP indoor tournament in Stockholm while Ajla Tomljanovic features in the WTA Kremlin Cup main draw in Moscow. Melbourne, VIC, 14 October 2019 | John Millman will look to continue his excellent form at this week’s ATP

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 | Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai have qualified as one of the elite eight doubles