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15 November 2018 8:42 AM 'Legs like jelly': Davis' Open defence stalls after nervous start

"I was trying really hard, probably a little bit too hard. I was a little bit nervous obviously. As soon as I heard my name on the first tee the legs were a little bit like jelly and I tried a little too hard probably. "I was fine up until that point and it's something I need to get used to I guess. Other than that start I played a pretty good round 6

14 November 2018 5:32 AM Defending Open champion Cameron Davis better prepared than last year

"It wasn't that difficult a decision, but what I would be missing out on is another opportunity to potentially win a golf tournament on the PGA Tour which would cement everything, or do really well and move yourself a long way up there," Davis said of his decision to return home. "So missing any event is a relatively big deal, but for this tournament 5

2 November 2018 5:53 AM Masur labels Ellis a player to watch

Nicola Kuhn and Yoshihito Nishioka will contest the other semi, after Akira Santillan retired hurt (6-4 2-0) and Nishioka beat fellow countryman Yosuke Watanuki 6-3 6-2. In the women's quarters, Astra Sharma set up a showdown with Olivia Rogowska, after her 6-4 3-6 6-0 victory over Japan's Risa Ozaki. Rogowska was too strong for Frenchwoman Irina Ramialison 10

30 October 2018 7:07 AM Jordan Thompson grinding his way up the rankings

"I mean seven finals, that's a lot, the most I've ever made in a year for sure. In 2016 I made four finals and won four but this year made seven and won two, different year but still pretty consistent." "There’s only one way to [rise up the rankings] and that's just chipping away. There are no easy games in tennis, everyone is a great player, the depth 6

23 October 2018 2:56 AM $100,000 Canberra International lures top-100 players

Davis Cup star Jordan Thompson and comeback kid Jason Kubler will headline the men's draw at the $106,000 Canberra International next week. Just 12 months after Kubler was battling at world No. 921 the Queenslander will arrive in the capital a whopping 824 rankings higher. Australia player Jordan Thompson will line up at the Canberra International next week. Credit 12

9 October 2018 5:42 AM Fatigue leads to Kyrgios incidents: Woodbridge

Nick Kyrgios is tired, says Todd Woodbridge, and the Australian tennis star needs to adjust his schedule dramatically if he wants to avoid the kind of blow-ups witnessed in China. Woodbridge, the Davis Cup legend and tennis commentator, watched Kyrgios' long and heated exchange with chair umpire Damien Dumusois at the Shanghai Masters with a familiar 14

9 October 2018 1:52 AM Australian Open prizemoney hits $60 million

Tennis Australia also announced that the new players' pod, with its world class training, treatment and dining facilities, will be available. Entry level prices for Rod Laver Arena have been reduced to $62, and the price of a ground pass was frozen at $49 for 2019. The Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, said the government had invested 14

3 October 2018 12:01 PM Canberra tennis young gun Charlie Camus wins Australian title

Canberra young gun Charlie Camus enhanced his reputation as a player to watch when he won the Australian claycourt titles at Lyneham on Wednesday. Camus beat doubles partner Pavle Marinkov 6-3 3-6 6-2 in the under-12s championship, cementing his place as the No. 2 player in Australia for his age group and edging him closer to his professional dream 12

2 October 2018 4:38 AM Canberra tennis junior Harry Turner wins dream trip to Australian Open

The chance to rub shoulders with the best tennis players in the world could ignite a professional dream of Canberra junior Harry Turner after he was nominated as a hot shot of the year contender. Turner, 10, is one of eight finalists in the junior award category which encourages children to start playing tennis for fun rather than chasing wins. The Wanniassa 11

30 September 2018 6:58 AM Watson aiming to be dual Paralympian in Tokyo

Japan's Yusuke Nishimura beat Henry De Cure in the mens' final 6-1 6-3, while De Cure got revenge in the doubles joining forces with Keegan Oh-Chee to beat Daniel Jeffery and Nishimura 6-4 6-4. Watson has multiple sclerosis, which means she doesn't have any feeling in her arms or legs. Heat just makes things worse. "I was picked up by the Australian 10