Grand Slam

De Minaur Celebrates Grand Slam Dream Debut

MELBOURNE, January 16, 2017 Australian youngster Alex de Minaur was one of the stories of the first day at the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne. The 17-year-old from Sydney celebrated a successful Grand Slam debut, winning his opening match 5-7, […]

Kerber To Miss First Round Fed Cup Tie With Germany In Hawaii

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2017 Defending Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber announced Saturday that she is going to skip Germany’s upcoming first round Fed Cup tie against the United States, which will be played from 11 to 12 February, the weekend […]

Kids Tennis Day Attracts More Than 17,500 To Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2017 A record 17,537 people have attended Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park on Saturday. The annual event aims to drive tennis participation and encourage kids and their families to pick up a racquet and play. More […]

Nadal Returns To Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2017 The start of the 2017 Autralian Open is only hours away and the top players met the media for pre-tournament press conferences. Rafael Nadal has returned to Melbourne Park after he had suffered his first opening-round exit […]

Djokovic Opens Australian Open Title Defence Against Verdasco

MELBOURNE, January 13, 2017 This is the 105th edition of the Australian Championships, which began in 1905, as well as being the 49th Australian Open and the 196th Grand Slam tournament of the Open Era. Melbourne Park hosts the tournament […]

The Seeds Are Set For Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 12, 2017 The seeds have been set for Australian Open 2017. Heading up the men’s seeds is new world No.1 Andy Murray, with defending Australian Open champion and fellow world No.1 Angelique Kerber the top seed in the […]

Fantasy Tennis League Launches Ahead Of Australian Open 2017

MELBOURNE, January 9, 2017 Tennis fans can pit their wits against friends, family and colleagues in Fantasy Tennis League, which officially launches today ahead of Australian Open 2017. Free to enter, Fantasy Tennis League allows entrants to pick a team […]

Australian Open Increases Prize Purse, Haas Ready To Return

STANRBERG, December 23, 2016 The Australian Open has increased its total prize money by 14 percent to a record A$50 million (about €35 million), with A$3.7 million (€2.58 million) up for grabs for the winners of the singles tournaments, the […]

Seven Grand Slam Finals Had A Canadian Flavor In 2016

MONTREAL, December 6, 2016 During a press conference on Tuesday reviewing the 2016 season, Louis Borfiga, Vice-President of High Performance at Tennis Canada, Fed Cup captain Sylvain Bruneau, Davis Cup captain Martin Laurendeau, and Guillaume Marx, Head National Boys’ coach […]