John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova stage protest on Margaret Court Arena and call for rename at Australian Open

28 Jan

Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe have been criticised by Australian Open organisers for staging a protest calling for the name of Margaret Court Arena to be changed at Melbourne Park. On Tuesday, the two greats of the game – among the fiercest critics of Court for her controversial statements on the LGBTQ community and transgender […]

Australian Open: 15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks out defending champion Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams crashes out

24 Jan

Coco Gauff stunned Naomi Osaka to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open, while Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the tournament. The 15-year-old Gauff has already made headlines around the world but none of her achievements so far could compare to this as she took apart the defending champion in straight sets. […]

Australian Open: The six British players you should look out for including Johanna Konta and Dan Evans, but no Andy Murray

15 Jan

Andy Murray isn’t taking part in this year’s Australian Open but there are still plenty of British players who have gained direct entry into the main singles draws. Although it could be a blessing in disguise for Murray as this year’s championships are set to be a struggle for all involved. Due to the ongoing […]

Dalila Jakupovic quits Australian Open qualifier after collapsing in coughing fit on court due to poor air from bushfire

14 Jan

Australia’s horrific bushfires have taken their toll on this year’s Australian Open with one player collapsing on court during a qualifying match. Dalila Jakupovic went over when playing against Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegel and was helped off the court in Melbourne with breathing difficulties. The Slovenian was in a good position to win the match but […]