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Haas Meets Koala In Perth

Tommy Haas made a furry friend today in Kings Park. Karen the lucky koala was cuddled by the German stud as he visited during downtime from the Hopman Cup in Perth. Check out more pics from Tommy’s visit here! (Photos: Getty Images)


Rowers Determine Fed Cup Draw In Melbourne

A rowing race on the Yarra River in Australia determined the draw for the Fed Cup tie between Team Australia and Team Ukraine, which will take place this weekend in Melbourne. (Photos: Getty Images, Video: Tennis Australia)


Reflections: Tomic The Torchbearer For An Australian-Less Open

As an American, I’ve heard my fair share of criticism for American men’s tennis. While we still have our reliable Roddick and a few that have rose to the challenge in the top 20, the future is anything but clear. Seems like the same goes for Australia. Lleyton Hewitt has been a permanent fixture and […]


Hopman Cup Day 1: Australia Upsets No.3 Seed Belgium

Day one is done at the Hopman Cup in Perth. It was No. 3 seed Belgium against host-country favorites Australia.  In the first match, in her first match back since Wimbledon, Belgium’s Justine Henin defeated Australia’s Alicia Molik 6-4, 6-4. Lleyton Hewitt quickly evened things out, defeating Ruben Bemelmans 6-4, 6-3, taking the match to a decider with mixed doubles. […]