Nick Bollettieri, pioneering tennis coach, dies aged 91 | Tennis

The renowned tennis coach Nick Bollettieri has died at the age of 91. The charismatic American pioneered the concept of a live-in academy and guided some of the biggest names in the sport, including Andre Agassi, Maria Sharapova, Monica Seles and Boris Becker. Born in New York to Italian immigrant parents, Bollettieri switched to tennis … Read more

Ash Barty goes head-to-head with Nick Kyrgios in battle to win highest honour in Australian tennis

Retired superstar Ash Barty goes head-to-head with Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios in battle to win the highest honour in Australian tennis By Darren Walton For Australian Associated Press Published: 01:11 EST, 2 December 2022 | Updated: 01:11 EST, 2 December 2022 Ash Barty is a shoo-in to claim a record-extending fifth Newcombe Medal after being … Read more

Australia into first Davis Cup final in 19 years as Lleyton Hewitt’s team defeat Croatia | Tennis

Australia’s tennis men have defied all the odds with a makeshift doubles pairing steering them to victory over Croatia and into their first Davis Cup final in 19 years on a nerve-shredding evening in Malaga. After more heroics from Alex de Minaur had pulled Lleyton Hewitt’s team back from the brink with his consummate tie-levelling … Read more