Lleyton Hewitt

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 […]

Hewitt To Visit Memorial Drive In Adelaide Today

STARNBERG, December 23, 2018 Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt will visit Memorial Drive Park in Adelaide today meeting the media ahead of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina. The tie will be played on hard court on 1 – […]

Team World Win FAST4 Showdown Title In Sydney

SYDNEY, January 8, 2018 (Press Release) Team World’s Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria and Germany’s Alexander Zverev  claimed a 2-1 victory over Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt and Nick Kyrgios in the FAST4 Showdown at Ken Rosewall Arena, Sydney Olympic Tennis Centre on Monday 8 January during the Sydney International. Alexander […]

Hewitt And Kyrgios To Take On Dimitrov And Zverev For Fast 4 Showdown In Sydney

SYDNEY, January 6, 2018 (Press Release) Australia’s Davis Cup Captain Lleyton Hewitt (SA) will team with Nick Kyrgios (ACT) to take on Grigor Dimitrov (BLR) and Alexander Zverev (GER), in the 2018 instalment of the FAST4 Showdown, when the innovative event returns to Sydney for the fourth consecutive year on Monday […]

Grand Slam Dunk A First For Tennis And Basketball

AO Press Release, December 6, 2017 Tennis Australia and the National Basketball League have teamed up for a Grand Slam first at Australian Open 2018. In a win for sports fans, NBL teams Melbourne United and the Cairns Taipans will play an official match, dubbed the AO Game, at […]

Barnesy To Smash MND At The Tennis

MELBOURNE, November 24, 2017 (TA Press Release) Tennis Australia, in association with Mushroom Events, is delighted to announce Australian rock icon Jimmy Barnes as the headline act for the first ever FightMND charity concert at the AO Live Stage. Taking place the night before the Australian […]

Errani Starts Roland Garros Qualifying Campaign With Win

PARIS, May 23, 2017 The women stepped into action on Tuesday, kicking off their 2017 Roland Garros qualifying draw headlined by Sara Errani from Italy. The 30-year-old finished runner-up to Maria Sharapova in Paris five years ago but was sidelined […]