Australia

Team Australia Visit Rottnest Island Ahead Of United Cup

Tennis Australia Press Release, December 27, 2023 The world’s top tennis players have arrived in Western Australia, ahead of the United Cup, an exciting mixed team tennis event being played in Perth and Sydney from Friday 29 December to Sunday 7 January 2024. As […]

Sam Stosur Announced As Australia’s Billie Jean King Cup Captain

Tennis Australia Press Release, December 14, 2023 Grand Slam champion and one of the nation’s finest representative players, Sam Stosur, has been announced this week as captain of Australia’s Billie Jean King Cup team. The eight-time Grand Slam champion takes the […]

At Long Last, Italy Wins Its Second Davis Cup Title And First In 47 Years

MÁLAGA/WASHINGTON, November 26, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) A day after superhero Jannik Sinner led Italy back from the brink of a semifinal defeat, saving three consecutive match points against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic before ending his 21-match Davis Cup singles winning streak […]

Australia Advances To Davis Cup Final

MALAGA/STARNBERG, November 24, 2023 On Friday, Australia’s Alex de Minaur dominated Emil Ruusuvuori with a 6-4, 6-3 victory, following Alexei Popyrin‘s 7-6(5), 6-2 win over Otto Virtanen. This 2-0 triumph for Australia over Finland secured the 28-time Davis Cup champions […]

Australia Reaches Stage Of Last Four At Davis Cup Finals

MALAGA/STARNBERG, November 23, 2023 Australia staged a remarkable comeback, defying the brink of elimination to keep their Davis Cup aspirations alive. The team of Lleyton Hewitt defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 on Wednesday in Malaga, Spain. The Czech Republic took […]

De Minaur, Thompson, Purcell, Kokkinakis And Ebden To Line Up For Davis Cup In Manchester

Tennis Australia Press Release, August 15, 2023 World No.12 Alex de Minaur (NSW), [55] Jordan Thompson (NSW), [70] Max Purcell (NSW), [78] Thanasi Kokkinakis (SA) and world No.9 doubles player Matt Ebden (WA) will represent Australia at the 2023 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage in Manchester, United Kingdom next month. Australia […]

An Australian Davis Cup Dream Comes Up Short

MÁLAGA/WASHINGTON, November 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Australia’s dream of returning the Davis Cup to the Southern Hemisphere was ended by upstart Canada Sunday afternoon in Málaga, Spain – but not without a spirited fight. Both Thanasi Kokkinakis and Alex […]

Australia’s Long Wait For Davis Cup Finals Berth Has Ended

MALAGA/WASHINGTON, November 26, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As the Australia-Croatia semifinal tie at this year’s Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals unfolded Friday in Malaga, Spain, one thing that was guaranteed was it was going to be a nervy battle from […]

Australia Advances At Davis Cup Finals In Malaga

MALAGA/STARNBERG, November 23, 2022 Australia are into the semi-finals of the Davis Cup by Rakuten for the first time since 2017 and for just the third time in the past 15 years after defeating the Netherlands 2-0 on Tuesday evening […]

Australia To Face Netherlands For A Spot In The Davis Cup Semi-Finals

MALAGA/STARNBERG, November 22, 2022 Australia will be vying for a spot in the Davis Cup by Rakuten semi-finals for the first time since 2017 when they face the Netherlands in Malaga, Spain on Wednesday.  Captain Lleyton Hewitt and his team comprising world […]