Ebden eliminated by Haase in Romania

Matt Ebden has fallen to Dutchman Robin Haase in the first round of the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy taking place in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting, which was the first match between the two, ended in a 6-4 6-3 triumph to Haase. Ebden has struggled to find clay court consistency in the lead up to Roland Garros…

Ebden adds Bucharest to playing schedule

Matt Ebden will play in this week’s BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy in Bucharest, Romania as he continues his clay court season. Ebden has drawn Dutch player Robin Haase in the first round and is scheduled for Tuesday. The match will be the first meeting between the two. With Roland Garros only a month away, the clay tournament has…

Rogowska downed in Dothan

Olivia Rogowska’s tournament in Dothan has come to a halt after losing out to Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in the second round of the Pro Classic Challenger tournament. The pair went in to the match with a level head-to-head record, but the 159th ranked Putintseva has now swayed that ledger in her favour with tight 6-4…

Bailie selected for Commonwealth Games

Ryan Bailie has today been selected in the triathlon team to represent Australia at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games held in July. For Bailie, his selection realizes a boyhood dream to represent Australia on the international stage. “As a kid we all have dreams to go to the Olympics and Commonwealth Games, and I was no different,” Ryan…

Olivia advances in Alabama

Fourth seed Olivia Rogowska survived a second set wobble against American qualifier Danielle Lao before storming home to claim a sweet victory in Alabama. The Australian won a tight first set 7-5 before dropping the second set 6-3 with double faults costing the 22-year-old dearly. She regained her composure in the deciding set to record a 6-2 triumph…

Rogowska beaten in Bogota

Irina Khromacheva has eased past Olivia Rogowska 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the Claro Open held in Bogota, Colombia. Rogowska was initially scheduled to play Canadian Sharon Fichman in the opening round but she withdrew due to injury, allowing luck loser Khromacheva entry in to the main draw. That late change in opponent appeared to…