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April 2021

BARTY CRASHES OUT IN CHARLESTON

Posted By Jack Langdon ,
10/04/2021 14:00 PM
World No. 1 Ash Barty has crashed out of the Volvo Car Open after being upset by Spain's Paula Badosa.  Badosa had never beaten a Top 20 player prior to this week, but has now notched a victory...

STEPPING OUT FROM THE SHADOWS

Posted By Roddy Reynolds,
09/04/2021 17:00 PM
Bjorn Borg might be one of the most famous individuals in tennis.  The former world number 1 and 11-time Grand Slam champion dominated the tour from his first Grand Slam, the 1974 French Open, ag...

ROLAND GARROS 2021 TO BE DELAYED

Posted By Alex Johnstone,
09/04/2021 16:52 PM
In a joint statement announced on Thursday evening (AEST), the WTA and ATP have confirmed that the French Open will be postponed by a week due to increased COVID-19 restrictions in France.  The...

BARTY ADVANCES AS FELLOW AUSSIES FALL OVERNIGHT

Posted By Alex Johnstone ,
09/04/2021 12:00 PM
World No.1 Ash Barty prevailed over hometown favourite Shelby Rogers in a seesawing encounter that went the distance at the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina. Coming off a short turn...

BARTY CONTINUES WINNING WAYS

Posted By Jedd Zetzer,
08/04/2021 16:20 PM
World No. 1 Ash Barty has carried her hot form into the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, advancing to the second round. It took Barty just 62 minutes to dismantle Japan's Misaki Doi 6-2, 6-1. Barty...

THE STATE OF AUSTRALIAN TENNIS

Posted By Linda Pearce,
07/04/2021 18:00 PM
Back before an ambitious University of Illinois coach named Craig Tiley arrived from South Africa via the US in 2005 to head Tennis Australia’s revamped player development department, a formula was...

RESULTS AROUND THE GLOBE

Posted By Brett Phillips,
07/04/2021 15:00 PM
No shortage of Aussies graced tennis courts overnight and this morning AEST, sliding away on the clay to try and advance their campaigns at the respective ATP/WTA/Challenger and ITF events they were...

TOMLJANOVIC, SANDERS ADVANCE IN CHARLESTON

Posted By Jedd Zetzer,
06/04/2021 17:40 PM
Aussie pair Ajla Tomljanovic and Storm Sanders have both advanced to the second round of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston. Tomljanovic put in an incredibly impressive performance overnight,...

CATCH UP | THE FIRST SERVE - 5 APRIL

Posted By The First Serve,
05/04/2021 21:20 PM
Host Brett Phillips was back in the studio for another edition of The First Serve. This week on the agenda, Phillips dissected the week that's been on the tour, including an in depth analysis of the...

HURKACZ LIFTS MIAMI OPEN TITLE

Posted By Jedd Zetzer,
05/04/2021 17:17 PM
Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz has claimed his maiden ATP Masters title at the Miami Open, defeating Italian Jannik Sinner 7-6(4), 6-4 to claim the title. The 26th seed spent almost half of last year...