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Aussie squads win 14/u team championships
The West Australian 14/u girls team claimed the Mary Hawton Trophy at the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
15 hours ago

At the December Showdown, Western Australia claimed the 14/u girls' team event while South Australia won the boys' division. Japan's squads scooped the boys'…
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Birrell, Fourlis advance at AO Play-off
Kimberly Birrell in action during her AO Play-off first-round win over Gabriella Da Silva-Fick (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
17 hours ago

Kimberly Birrell subdued the challenge of 18/u champion Gabriella Da Silva-Fick to advance to the quarterfinals of the AO Play-off. She will next meet Jaimee Fourlis, a winner in…
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Five minutes with … Ellen Perez
Ellen Perez in action at the WTA Sydney International in January 2018 (Getty Images)
23 hours ago

In her first full season as a pro, Ellen Perez rose inside the top 200 after reaching five Pro Tour finals. She arrives at Melbourne Park this week as the second seed in the…
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AO Playoff: Duckworth recovers to see off Ellis
James Duckworth in action during his first-round win over Blake Ellis at the Australian Open Play-off at Melbourne Park (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
10 December, 2018

Trailing 5-2 in the third set, James Duckworth reeled off seven straight games to completely turn his match against Blake Ellis on its head. He's through to the Australian…
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Five minutes with … Jaimee Fourlis
Jaimee Fourlis in action at the WTA tournament in Nottingham, UK (Getty Images)
10 December, 2018

The third seed at this week's Australian Open Play-off, Jaimee Fourlis chats to tennis.com.au about a career-best season during which she cracked the top 200 and won two ITF…
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Bolt, Rodionova head AO Play-off draws
Alex Bolt (R) and Arina Rodionova are the No.1 seeds in the men's and women's AO Play-off draws (Getty Images)
9 December, 2018

The 16-player men's and women's draws for the Australian Open Play-off were finalised on Sunday, with Alex Bolt and Arina Rodionova heading the fields as the No.1 seeds.
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Da Silva-Fick and Hijikata claim 18’s Australian Championships
Hijikata Da Silva Fick
8 December, 2018

Week one of the December Showdown has come to a close, with the 18's Australian Champions being crowned at Melbourne Park today.
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Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final
Alexander Crnokrak in action during the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
7 December, 2018

Defending champion Alexander Crnokrak will face Rinky Hijikata for the 18/u Australian title, while Gabriella Da Silva-Fick and Olivia Gadecki will fight it out for the…
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Priscilla Hon looking to take next step
Priscilla Hon, pictured in qualifying in Birmingham, competed more regularly on the WTA tour in 2018 (Getty Images)
7 December, 2018

On the cusp of the world's top 150, Priscilla Hon is working with a new coach as she targets a big Australian summer following a career-best season on tour.
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Da Silva-Fick survives, reaches 18/u semifinals
Gabriella Da Silva-Fick; Getty Images
6 December, 2018

Top seed Gabriella Da-Silva Fick beat Ivana Popovic in a third-set tiebreak to reach the last four of the 18/u Australian Championships, while top two seeds Alexander Crnokrak…
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