Samantha Stosur

Brisbane PHOTOS: Stosur, Collins, Strycova upset Top 20 players

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Main-draw play began at the 2020 Brisbane International on Monday and we already have a Top 10 upset, as American Danielle Collins sent packing fourth seed Elina Svitolina in just 56 minutes. Top 20...
Maria Sharapova with Brisbane koala

WTA players unite to help Australian wildfire relief

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Now that Australia has been experiencing its worst wildfire season in recorded history, with a human death toll of 24 and an estimated 480 million animals found dead, the WTA players are joining forces...
Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia, Donna Vekic of Croatia, Maria Sakkari of Greece & Anett Kontaveit of Estonia visit Brisbanes South Bank ahead of the 2020 Brisbane International WTA Premier tennis tournament

Brisbane PHOTOS: WTA players bring cheerful smiles to the All-Access Hour

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The second round of qualifying marked tennis action at the 2020 Brisbane International on Sunday, but our photographer Jimmie48 spent the day with top players, some of whom wandered around the city, while others...
Naomi Osaka of Japan and coach Wim Fissette ahead of the 2020 Brisbane International WTA Premier tennis tournament

Brisbane PHOTOS: New coaching partnerships take the courts

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Friday was another warm-up day at the Brisbane International, as players are getting ready for the tournament's start on January 6th. Our photographer Jimmie48 attended a lot of practice sessions highlighted by new coaching...
Naomi Osaka helicopter Brisbane 2020

Brisbane PHOTOS: Osaka arrives by helicopter; Barty, Sharapova, Vekic grind on practice courts

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It's only January 2nd, but athletes are already sweating and grinding with high hopes for the 2020 season. Just as busy is our photographer Jimmie48, who is already in Brisbane, covering the preparation of...
Ajla Tomljanovic K-Swiss sponsor

K-Swiss gets back in the game! Takes Ajla Tomljanovic from Nike!

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The first major WTA clothing sponsor change in 2020 is Ajla Tomljanovic's transfer from Nike to K-Swiss. It's even more of a big deal because K-Swiss was almost absent from the WTA fashion scene...

France win the 2019 Fed Cup final, leaving Australia in tears

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Australia's Fed Cup title drought continues as France prevailed in the doubles decider to claim a 3-2 victory. Australians were hoping to win their first Fed Cup final in 45 years, empowered by Ashleigh...
Ajla and Matteo

Ajla Tomljanovic finds a love match in fellow tennis player Matteo Berrettini

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After her turbulent long-term relationship with tennis pro Nick Kyrgios, Australian WTA star Ajla Tomljanovic has coupled with Italian ATP player Matteo Berrettini. As Tennis Tonic reports, the 26-year-old Ajla was spotted cheering for Matteo...
Karolina Pliskova Wuhan

Wuhan Open PHOTOS: Barty, Pliskova, Svitolina, Halep move into the third round

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Tuesday's schedule at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open was super busy with 14 second-round matches in singles. Our photographer Jimmie48 not only attended most of these singles matches, he also shot some doubles action, Donna Vekic's...
Mihaela Buzarnescu San Jose

San Jose PHOTOS: Monday’s first-round action

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Our Jimmie48 attended all six first-round matches that opened main-draw action at the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic on Monday, highlighted by wildcard Daria Kasatkina's upset of defending champion Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-2 6-2 and...