Mooloolaba World Cup race preview

Ryan Bailie will race at the opening ITU World Cup race in Mooloolaba this Saturday. The men’s race will see a host of the world’s top talent take to the starting line with six of the top 11 ranked triathletes participating. The Elite Men’s race starts at 3.00pm local time. Follow the ITU Mooloolaba World…

Hewitt defeats Ebden in Indian Wells

Matt Ebden has lost in three sets to Lleyton Hewitt 7-6(2) 3-6 6-3  at the ATP Masters in Indian Wells. Hewitt, ranked 41 in the world, took the opening set in a tie-break before Ebden hit back in the second to level the match. In the deciding set, Ebden struggled to hold serve as Hewitt…

Victory for Vekic over Rogowska

Olivia Rogowska has lost out to Donna Vekic of Croatia in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open. After successfully qualifying for the main draw, Rogowska was unable to replicate her winning ways, bowing out in straight sets 6-0 7-5. The 22-year-old Australian had several chances in the second set to send the match in to…

BNP Paribas preview

The BNP Paribas Open has thrown up an all-Aussie affair in the opening round with Matt Ebden set to meet Lleyton Hewitt. The Masters event in Indian Wells is the first ATP 1000 event of the year and will see the world’s top ranked players compete over two weeks in what many consider the ‘fifth’ grand…

Rogowska qualifies for Indian Wells main draw

Olivia Rogowska has joined fellow Australians Casey Dellacqua and Sam Stosur in the women’s main draw at Indian Wells after winning her final round qualifying match. The 22-year-old demonstrated impressive resolve by defeating Melinda Czink in three sets, 6-7(1) 6-3 6-2. After losing the first set in a tie-break, the Australian fought back to claim…

Rogowska advances in Indian Wells qualifying

Australian Olivia Rogowska has won her opening singles qualifying match at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Rogowska brushed aside the tenth seeded Olga Govortsova in straight sets 6-3 6-4. The Australian will face Melinda Czink in the second round of qualifying tomorrow on Court 8. Should she win against the Hungarian, Rogowska will move…

Ebden wins Doubles title in Acapulco

Matt Ebden and junior tennis friend Kevin Anderson have won the ATP 500 Doubles tournament in Acapulco, Mexico, defeating Feliciano Lopez and Max Mirnyi 6-3 6-3 in the final. “It was the first time for us playing together. I’ve known Kevin since we were kids. We grew up playing junior tennis together,” Ebden said. “I was…

Top 5 finish in Tasmania for Bailie

Ryan Bailie has finished in 4th place at the Australian Olympic Distance Triathlon Championships in Devonport. Bailie finished in an overall time of 01:55:31. He completed the 1.5km swim in 18:20, the 40km bike in 01:03:20 and the 10km run in 32:19. Next up is the first ITU World Cup race of the season in Mooloolaba…