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TABOO TOPICS: LET'S TALK ABOUT DOPING IN TENNIS

Posted By Roddy Reynolds ,
05/05/2021 17:00 PM
Doping in sports is rife.  Power and politics too often combine to undermine the rules of fair play, effectively turning sport into organised crime. Doping has eroded public confidence in sports...

AUSSIES VS. EUROPEAN RED CLAY

Posted By Linda Pearce,
03/05/2021 19:00 PM
You’re at the local trivia night. Have answered the questions about capital cities and Kardashians and then, phew, thankfully, some tennis. Except that it’s a curly one: who is the last Australian to...

BARTY'S BRILLIANCE

Posted By Peter Bonadio ,
29/04/2021 15:00 PM
There is no doubting the number 1 status of Ash Barty, after 23 matches under her belt in 2021 in her full time return to the tour post her COVID hiatus. Her sweep of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in...

THE UNLUCKIEST PLAYER YOU'VE (PROBABLY) NEVER HEARD OF

Posted By Roddy Reynolds ,
26/04/2021 16:40 PM
When we think of ‘unlucky’ tennis players we generally think of the perennially injured or those champions who came up against the all-time greats. Andy Murray and Lleyton Hewitt are good examples of...

FROM MOYA TO NADAL: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Posted By Alex Johnstone ,
25/04/2021 19:00 PM
In the modern era of men’s tennis, it is not uncommon to see a brigade of Spanish flags dotted throughout the draws of major events, not to mention the upper echelon of the rankings. It is a sight...

WELCOME TO THE INEVITABLE

Posted By Roddy Reynolds ,
21/04/2021 16:00 PM
For tennis fans, the annual debate of who, if anyone, can take out Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros has officially begun following Nadal’s three set loss to Andrey Rublev at the Monte Carlo Masters; an...

A ROUGH THIEM

Posted By Roddy Reynolds ,
21/04/2021 15:00 PM
For most grand slam champions, we assume, life goes from strength to strength as the achievement of one’s childhood dream propels them into an ever-lasting state of euphoria. For Dominic Thiem, at...

STORM IS LANDING

Posted By Peter Bonadio,
19/04/2021 15:00 PM
The efforts of Astra Sharma to win her first WTA Tour Title in Charleston, can hopefully inspire more of our promising Australian female players to follow in her footsteps. One such player who is...

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...

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...