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And Another Thing...

Friday January 20, 2006
PAUL Rodger (Letters, 19/1) is tired of seeing tennis stars on the front page of The Age - I would prefer Daniela Hantuchova to John Howard, George Bush or Osama bin Laden any day.

Latecomer Gatecrashes The Party

Wednesday January 15, 1997
It is 1990, and the world awaits the professional coming-out party of Childe Capriati. If anyone awaits Jolene Watanabe she isn't aware of it. "Well," Watanabe said yesterday, her day of days as a tennis player, "my mother used to wait for me to come home from college so she could

Davenport Wins, Australians Crash

Friday January 13, 1995
Women's top seed Lindsay Davenport struggled to overcome rising tennis star Martina Hingis while Australian hopes nosedived at the New South Wales Open in Sydney yesterday. Davenport, of the US, beat the Swiss teenager 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, but not before Hingis had shown maturity and fighting qualitie

Fromberg Gets That Sinking Feeling

Tuesday January 11, 1994
As we've suspected for some time now, Australian tennis players are far too nice. Why else would Richard Fromberg, a hardened professional, begin feeling sorry for his opponent, Jason Stoltenberg, when he led 7-6 5-0 in their first-round match at the NSW Open yesterday? Fromberg, Tas

Seles Vulnerable, For A Moment

Wednesday January 27, 1993
In what amounted to a crisis for Monica Seles last night, the reigning Australian Open champion and No.1 seed lost a set. Julie Halard, a waif-like Frenchwoman, thumbed her nose at the rigid, feudal order of women's tennis by smuggling the second set away from Seles before losing their quarter-fi

Fraser's Job At Risk As Ja Steps Up His Lobbying

Tuesday August 25, 1992
As former Australian Davis Cup star John Alexander began a bitter campaign this week to seize the Davis Cup captaincy from incumbent Neale Fraser, it became clear his high-profile lobbying will change tennis dramatically, whatever the result. Alexander, who launched his controversial cand

Extra Shine For Stars Of Tomorrow

Monday October 23, 1989
MELBOURNE: Tennis Australia announced yesterday a squad of promising young players to get extra coaching as part of its post-junior development program. It will provide a coach for the squad throughout the Australian Davis Cup Tennis Foundation Satellite circuit due to start at the Dingley

Tennis Youngsters Given Their Chance

Friday December 18, 1987
MELBOURNE: Four of Australia's top junior tennis prospects received a boost yesterday when they were named in the BP Achievers squad for the next 12 months. Adam Anderson (NSW), Shane Barr (Qld), Carl Turich (WA) and Roger Rasheed(SA) join earlier squad members John Frawley (Qld), Darren C

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