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September 2021

TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES

Posted By Courtney Walsh,
19/09/2021 13:00 PM
As well-travelled as Sam Stosur is, nothing prepared the Australian for the experience of traversing the globe in her return to the tour this year during the midst of a pandemic. The 37-year-old...

TYZZER QUESTIONS CONDITIONS AND BALLS TO BE USED AT WTA FINALS

Posted By Peter Bonadio,
15/09/2021 22:00 PM
Ash Barty’s coach Craig Tyzzer has cast doubt over the world number one’s appearance at the WTA Finals this year due to the “ridiculous” conditions as well as the type of balls being used.  The e...

AUSSIE ROUND-UP

Posted By Alex Johnstone,
15/09/2021 14:00 PM
Australia’s next generation of stars along with a few familiar faces took to the courts on the ATP Challenger and the ITF Tours overnight with a mixed bag of results.  Top seed James Duckworth...

TIME FOR A CHANGE

Posted By Peter Bonadio ,
14/09/2021 12:04 PM
Over the years there have been interesting medical time-outs at crucial points in matches and as we have seen over the past two weeks at the US Open 'time off court in general' has been a big topic of...

CATCH UP | THE FIRST SERVE | SEPTEMBER 13

Posted By The First Serve,
13/09/2021 21:00 PM
In this weeks edition of The First Serve, hosts Brett Phillips and Sam Groth dissect the US Open, outlining Daniil Medvedev’s triumph, Emma Raducanu’s astonishing run, Dylan Alcott’s golden slam and...

LIVE TONIGHT 7PM AEST - THE FIRST SERVE

Posted By The First Serve ,
13/09/2021 16:00 PM
You can get your tennis fix on the radio tonight as Brett Phillips and Sam Groth review the 2021 US Open live between 7-8pm AEST. HOW YOU LISTEN FROM ANYWHERE *1116AM - Melbourne *1629AM - Sydney *ONL...

MEDVEDEV MASTERCLASS TO WIN FIRST MAJOR

Posted By Darren Parkin ,
13/09/2021 16:00 PM
Daniil Medvedev has claimed his first ever grand slam title and in the process has denied Novak Djokovic an historic calendar slam. Djokovic was on the cusp of being the first man since Rod Laver in...

NINE WOMEN WHO SHAPED THE GAME: THE STORY OF THE ORIGINAL 9

Posted By Roddy Reynolds,
13/09/2021 08:00 AM
For those at the apex of the sport, tennis can be a game of riches. Nowadays, top players can expect to make millions of dollars per season – and that’s before we consider the real money in it all –...

ALCOTT REIGNS SUPREME TO WIN GOLDEN SLAM

Posted By Brett Phillips,
13/09/2021 07:00 AM
Take a bow Dylan Alcott. The Aussie has secured an unprecedented men's Golden Slam tennis sweep after winning the US Open Quad singles title, claiming a straight-sets win over Dutch...

STOSUR, ZHANG CLAIM US OPEN TITLE

Posted By Jedd Zetzer,
13/09/2021 06:00 AM
Sam Stosur and Shuai Zhang have defeated teen duo Coco Guaff & Catherine McNally 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to lift the US Open trophy. Stosur and Zhang, who first teamed up in 2013 dropped just a single...