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Andre Agassi returns to Adelaide for World Tennis Challenge

Tennis superstar Andre Agassi is set to return to Adelaide for the first time in 20 years at the World Tennis Challenge, taking place at Memorial Drive in 2018. The former world No.1 and eight-time Grand Slam singles champion will headline the field for the tenth edition of the World Tennis Challenge. Agassi, who holds 60 career titles, is one of the most successful players of all time and is the only man to have won a singles title at every Grand Slam, an Olympic Games gold medal (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games) and the ATP Tour World Championships (won in 1990). Continue reading “Andre Agassi returns to Adelaide for World Tennis Challenge”

2016 Kooyong Classic

Your 2016 Kooyong Classic photo gallery exclusive to theaussieword.com by site photographer Morgan Hancock. This year the tournament announced a 12 player draw featuring Nick Kyrgios, Gilles Simon, David Goffin, Feliciano Lopez, Hyeon Chung, Kyle Edmund, Omar Jasika, Pablo Carreno Busta, Marcos Baghdatis, Nicolas Almagro, Paul Henri Mathieu. The tournament runs from Jan 12 – 15. Grab your tickets here! Click here to view the complete 2016 … Continue reading 2016 Kooyong Classic

Tennis Multicultural Engagement Program at Kooyong Classic 2016

The inaugural Tennis Multicultural Engagement Program will take place at the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic from January 12 to 15, 2016. Co-hosted by the Global Chinese Tennis Association (GCTA), The Kooyong International Tennis Academy, and the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic, the program will promote the culture and history of the sport, combine tennis with the arts, and encourage increased multiculturalism in the sport. The program will … Continue reading Tennis Multicultural Engagement Program at Kooyong Classic 2016

Tanya’s Ultimate Tennis Interview

theaussieword.com Guest Tennis Writer Tanya Liesegang shares this personal piece – her take on that face to face interview with the world’s greatest tennis players. Arm chair interviewing is easy, but what if you’re in the room, trying to talk to some of the best tennis players in the world? It’s actually a lot of pressure and isn’t easy for most. Even experienced reporters make … Continue reading Tanya’s Ultimate Tennis Interview

Are Aussies The Best Sports People In The World?

Sydney Superdome Are Aussies the best sports people in the world? If you has to pick one nation on the planet that excels more than any other at sport in general on a pound-for-pound basis – Australia would have to be up there for consideration for the top spot. This is particularly true for a number of reasons but mainly because of the relative size … Continue reading Are Aussies The Best Sports People In The World?

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Australian Open 2014!

Our exclusive 2014 Australian Open images are now live on Facebook! Here’s just a couple to show you how close theaussieword.com was to all the tennis action at Melbourne Park! Head over to Facebook for the rest of the 2014 Australian Open Photo Gallery! Continue reading PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Australian Open 2014!

Roger Federer Received Three ATP World Tour Awards

Roger Federer received three honours in the 2013 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon on Wednesday, in an on-court ceremony at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Federer was selected by his peers as the winner of the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for a ninth time and by fans as the ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite presented by Moët & Chandon for an 11th … Continue reading Roger Federer Received Three ATP World Tour Awards

Wimbledon 2013: The Photo Roll

A few snaps from Wimbledon 2013… Del-Potro ready to pounce Our Bernie – Tomic in action, through to 3rd round Serena. On track for more silverware? 42 year old Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm celebrates Out VERY early this year, Federer’s shock defeat. Still can’t get over it.. Tsonga, also out of Wimbledon.. Half German, half Jamaican and plays like something else! This guy is awesome … Continue reading Wimbledon 2013: The Photo Roll

Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt’s 2013 Wimbledon Run

Our guest tennis writer is back! Melinda Samson gives us a bit of a wrap on Lleyton Hewitt’s potential Wimbledon draw… Will Lleyton Hewitt get the luck of the draw at Wimbledon 2013? Although Lleyton Hewitt has a current ATP world ranking of 82, on his day, which it has been recently, he is still one of the best players around on grass. Hewitt won … Continue reading Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt’s 2013 Wimbledon Run

Novak Djokovic / Tomas Berdych – 2013 Australian Open!

We all like a bit of a Djoker… Novak Djokovic slugged it out with Czech Tomas Berdych on a Rod Laver Arena Quarter Final Tuesday night, running out the winner. Thanks to Kia Australia, theaussieword.com has been front and centre for all the tennis action at Melbourne Park. Novak has been involved in quite a few tennis tussles this week, his match with hard hitting … Continue reading Novak Djokovic / Tomas Berdych – 2013 Australian Open!