ABC Grandstand Tennis Podcast
Interview: Wally Masur
Fox Sports tennis expert Wally Masur spoke to Grandstand Breakfast about the death of his friend and former doubles partner, ATP chief Brad Drewett.
Interview: Lleyton Hewitt, Chris Guccione
Lleyton Hewitt told Grandstand's Dan Lonergan that he and Chris Guccione produced a clinical display to win the doubles rubber in straight sets at the Davis Cup tie against China in Geelong.
Interview: Bernard Tomic
Australia's Bernard Tomic told Grandstand's Dan Lonergan he was satisfied with his straight-sets defeat of China's Wu Di on day one of the Davis Cup tie in Geelong.
Interview: Pat Rafter
Australia captain Pat Rafter told Grandstand's Dan Lonergan the 2-0 lead over China following day one of the Davis Cup tie in Geelong was the ideal start.
Weary tennis fans marvel at Djokovic win
A weary Novak Djokovic says his win at the 2012 Australian Open is the best of his career. The five set thriller kept tennis fans up until the early hours and the tournament organisers are not sure if it is possible to stage a more successful event in the years to come.
Djokovic downs Nadal in epic Open final
Tens of thousands of Australians are suffering a tennis hangover today after staying up until 1.30am to watch Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in five sets in the Australian Open final. At nearly six hours, it was the longest Grand Slam Final in history.
Inside Edge: Roy Emerson
Angela Pulvirenti speaks to Australian tennis great Roy Emerson as part of the ABC Local Radio's Inside Edge series.
Djokovic wins record Australian Open final
It took a record six hours but Novak Djokovic has defended his Australian Open championship, beating his greatest rival Rafal Nadal. It will be remembered as one of the most thrilling finals in the history of the Open era and cements Djokovic's reputation as the game's current top men's player.
Sharapova and Azarenka grunt their way to final
Listen to a selection of Australian Open finalists Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka's finest grunts.
WTA moves to quieten grunters
Maria Sharapova is not only one of the game's top players but she's also one of its loudest. This week she's again been forced to defend herself after attracting more criticism from one of her opponents for her on-court shrieking. Now the Women's Tennis Association says it's exploring ways to reduce excessive grunting.
Interview: Wendy Turnbull
Former Australian tennis star Wendy Turnbull told Grandstand's Steve Pearce and Quentin Hull that it's time for the ITF and WTA to do something about the incessant screaming in the game.
China wants tennis major, but Australian Open not budging
In recent years there has been increasing pressure from China to host its own tennis major now that it's the third most popular sport on television there. Tennis Australia has gone out of its way to increase the interest in the sport throughout Asia in order to shore up support for the Australian Open.
Lleyton Hewitt's manager says don't write off his client...
There's speculation today that Australia's number one tennis player for the past decade, Lleyton Hewitt, may have made his final appearance on Melbourne Park's centre court in yesterday's match against the world number one Novak Djokovic. But his manager says if his body can hold out Lleyton Hewitt might just be able to play again at next year's Australian Open.
Tomic says he will soon be capable of beating the top...
Any hopes of an Australian making it to the final of the 2012 Tennis Open now rest with Lleyton Hewitt who will front up tonight to take on the defending champion Novak Djokovic. Last night teenager Bernard Tomic lost in straight sets to the world number 3 Roger Federer.
Media Call: Bernard Tomic
Bernard Tomic promised he will soon be capable of beating the big four, despite the majestic Roger Federer knocking him out of the Australian Open in straight sets.
The science of choking.... tennis
With the start of the Australian Open players are under intense mental pressure to perform and sometimes the support of the home crowd can hinder rather than help players.
Interview: Craig Tiley
Grandstand's Dan Lonergan shares a chat with Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley about what is in store for another exciting grand slam at Melbourne Park.
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