Top seeds shocked in 14/u Australian Invitational Masters semifinals | December 9, 2022 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Victorian Ava Beck stunned top-seeded South Australian Diana Badalyan in the girls’ singles semifinals at the December Showdown today. Melbourne, Australia, 9 December 2022 | Darren Parkin Some of Australia’s finest young talent has been on display at the December Showdown at Melbourne Park this week. Ava Beck continued her outstanding run in the 14/u … Read more

Tennis news: “It was a weird year with Novak Djokovic not playing most of the Slams, but Carlos Alcaraz deserves the World No. 1”

Matteo Berrettini has praised Carlos Alcaraz for taking his chances in the 2022 season to rise to the top of the men’s game. The Spaniard was ranked World No. 31 going into his first tournament of the year, the Australian Open. He defeated Alejandro Tabilo and Dusan Lajovic in straight sets to reach the third … Read more

“The Kids are the future”

Sloane Stephens, through her foundation, recently hosted a play day for junior tennis players in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Sloane Stephens Foundation, founded in 2013, is a nonprofit organization that uses tennis and education as a means of enhancing the lives of young people from underprivileged backgrounds. The 2017 US Open champion traveled to Johannesburg, … Read more

2022: The year in tennis

For nearly 20 years, men’s tennis has been dominated by three transcendent players — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. Tennis fans have been wondering for 10 of those years when the Big Three would finally give way to a new generation. Although a few players have managed to break through and win a … Read more

Tennis: Nick Kyrgios weighs in with polarizing take on Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open return

Nick Kyrgios says Australia is “very lucky” to have Novak Djokovic back for his summer of tennis and has declared the returning Serb as still the man to beat at Melbourne Park and throughout 2023. Djokovic will begin his campaign to regain the Australian Open title, first as a part of a high-quality Adelaide International … Read more