World News Rising Aussie Jones beaten in Wimbledon girls’ final Blog

Emerson Jones is bidding to become the first Australian to win the girls’ Wimbledon title since Ash Barty was defeated by the same opponent who shattered her dream of winning the home Open in Melbourne. The 16-year-old Gold Coast player, who has been one of Australia’s most promising young players since former Wimbledon senior champion … Read more

World News Princess Kate gets standing ovation at Wimbledon Blog

Princess Catherine arrived smiling at the Wimbledon tennis championships to watch the men’s singles final, her second public appearance this year while she undergoes preventive chemotherapy for cancer. The Princess of Wales is a tennis fan and patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon. She wore a bright purple dress … Read more

World News Aussie duo Thompson and Purcell in Wimbledon heartbreak Blog

Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson are devastated to suffer the painful loss of losing the Wimbledon men’s doubles final despite holding three championship points. The Australian pair were close to continuing the rich tradition of Australian doubles champions at Wimbledon on Saturday evening, but then the title was snatched from them on Centre Court in … Read more

World News De Groot wins at Wimbledon for 15th straight major Blog

Diede de Groot secured her 15th consecutive Grand Slam title with her victory in the women’s wheelchair final at Wimbledon and won her sixth singles title at the All England Club. De Groot defeated fellow Dutchwoman Aniek van Koot 6-4, 6-4 on Court 1 on Saturday, sealing the win with a backhand serve return to … Read more

World News Aussie Emerson Jones into Wimbledon girls’ semi-final Blog

Emerson Jones has proven why she is being touted as the next great hope of Australian women’s tennis after becoming the first local teenager since Ash Barty to reach the semi-finals of the Girls’ Wimbledon Championships. Barty won the junior title in 2011 and 16-year-old Gold Coast hopeful Jones will now be hoping to emulate … Read more