Ash Barty dominated the summit of women’s tennis, at her peak she proved to be immovable setting an unparalleled standard whilst making her dreams a reality, now tennis has a big void to fill following the footsteps of the Barty Party

Ash Barty had a dream and she achieved it and was an undisputed world number one. During the Aussie's time at the top of the game, 119 weeks as World Number One she set the standard in quite difficult times. Travelling around the world has been a tough ask and challenge even more so for... Continue Reading →

“It’s time for me to step away, chase other dreams and put the rackets down.” Ash Barty announces her retirement from tennis

Many around the world woke up to the news on Wednesday morning that world number one Ash Barty has decided to retire from tennis. Ash posted a video on social media with her sat down with her good friend, former doubles partner and broadcaster Casey Dellacqua to announce her decision and the reason behind it.... Continue Reading →

A first singles title & an Australian Open doubles title, the road to triumph for Thanasi Kokkinakis has been tough but not possible without his determination & passion

At 8 minutes past 11 on the 19th of January 2015 an 18 year old Thanasi Kokkinakis pulled off a stunning victory at Melbourne Park. It was one of the incredible atmospheres on the outside courts, the advertising boards acting as drums with a pack crowd squeezed into see the Australian teenager win against the... Continue Reading →

Naomi Osaka’s return to action was a welcome one for tennis following time away from the game with the former number one looking to take it “one day at a time”

We never know what a tournament or season will bring us but one thing we knew we would see the welcome return of Naomi Osaka down at Melbourne Park. Naomi took time off last year to protect her own mental health, spend valuable time with her friends and family and find that happiness again. Listening... Continue Reading →

Rafael Nadal waited 4747 days to list the Australian Open trophy once again weeks & months before he wondered whether he would be back on the court, now preparations shift to Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal's 2021 season ended at the Citi Open in Washington, the Spaniard lost in three sets to Lloyd Harris on the 6th of August, he was then set to play in Cincinnati before the US Open but a foot injury saw his season come to an end. As the off season and rehab progressed... Continue Reading →

Time and time again Ash Barty proves she is the undisputed World No.1 but triumphs still can’t shake off utterly ludicrous criticism of the Aussie

Ash Barty is an undisputed world number one. Her consistency with her results and performances is unrivalled and something we haven't experienced in the woman's game since Serena's dominance at the very top. Every time I watch Ash I'm intrigued and engulfed into her game, she has an answer to everything. The word 'variety' gets... Continue Reading →

Match Point from Melbourne Park

Madison Keys leaves Australia in fine form after a difficult couple of years A title to begin her season and leaving Australia with 11 wins under her belt including a run to the quarter finals of the Australian Open. Madison saw her ranking plummet and it’s amazing what a good couple of weeks can do... Continue Reading →

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