Roger Federer throws weight behind Aussie 'fast' tennis
Roger Federer throws weight behind Aussie 'fast' tennis

Roger Federer will help launch an Australian-developed fast format of tennis when he plays an exhibition match against Lleyton Hewitt in Sydney in January, Tennis Australia said on Tuesday.

Pat Rafter gets top job at Tennis Australia
Pat Rafter gets top job at Tennis Australia

Two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No 1 Pat Rafter on Wednesday appointed as Tennis Australia's new director of performance.

David Ferrer records 600 wins, faces Andy Murray in Valencia
David Ferrer records 600 wins, faces Andy Murray in Valencia

David Ferrer became only the fourth active player to record 600 career wins when he cruised past Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 to reach the Valencia semi-finals on Friday.

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane
Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane

French Open champion Maria Sharapova is set to take part in the Brisbane International as a tune-up for January`s Australian Open, along with Grigor Dimitrov, Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur.

Leyton Hewitt, Chris Guccione clinch World Group playoff for Aussies
Leyton Hewitt, Chris Guccione clinch World Group playoff for Aussies

Lleyton Hewitt steered Australia back to the Davis Cup World Group with a dominating performance in the doubles win over Uzbekistan in Perth on Saturday.

Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Leyton Hewitt put Australia in charge over Uzbekistan
Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Leyton Hewitt put Australia in charge over Uzbekistan

Lleyton Hewitt won his 41st singles match and Nick Kyrgios swept through in straight sets as Australia took a commanding 2-0 lead over Uzbekistan in their Davis Cup World Group play-off Friday.

Rohan Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award
Rohan Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna will be awarded the Davis Cup Commitment Award here Saturday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia, it was announced by International Tennis Federation (ITF) Thursday.

Roger Federer says Swiss ready to make Davis Cup history
Roger Federer says Swiss ready to make Davis Cup history

Roger Federer will lead Switzerland in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy on Friday determined to banish the memory of one of the biggest disappointments of his illustrious career.

Roger Federer to make Brisbane return
Roger Federer to make Brisbane return

Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer will return to play next year`s Brisbane International as he warms up for a tilt at his fifth Australian Open title, organisers said Monday.

Lleyton Hewitt pushed to US Open exit, but no retirement talk
Lleyton Hewitt pushed to US Open exit, but no retirement talk

Thirteen years after winning the U.S. Open, Lleyton Hewitt was back out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court sweating under a blazing sun on Wednesday, still battling, still fist-pumping and still not ready to call it a career.

Roger Federer wins milestone 300th ATP Masters match

Roger Federer became the first man to win 300 matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 on Wednesday in Cincinnati.

Steve Johnson the Giant Killer slays Ivo Karlovic in Washington

Steve Johnson pulled off another upset over one of the circuit`s big men at the Citi Open in Washington on Thursday, ousting towering ninth seed Ivo Karlovic 3-6 7-6 7-6, while top-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych was also eliminated in the third round.

Tomic downs Karlovic to clinch Bogota title

Australia`s Bernard Tomic claimed his second career title and secured a return to the world top 100 Sunday when he beat defending champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in the Colombia Open final.

Hewitt beats Karlovic to win 30th career title

Lleyton Hewitt claimed the 30th title of his career when he downed giant Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport on Sunday.

Hewitt advances to Newport semi-final

Australian third seed Lleyton Hewitt advanced to the semi-finals of the $474,000 ATP Hall of Fame Championships with a 6-4, 6-4 victory Friday over US sixth seed Steve Johnson.

Rod Laver says ease off on the Kyrgios hype

Australia have waited in vain for a men`s talent to take the mantle from ageing warrior Lleyton Hewitt, but Rod Laver has cautioned the country not to put too much pressure on bright hope Nick Kyrgios.

Record-breaker Hewitt in no mood to call it quits

Lleyton Hewitt set a new record for playing the most five-set Grand Slam matches but insisted at 33 he felt fresh enough to carry on putting himself "through the wringer".

Battling Hewitt bows out with head held high

Former champion Lleyton Hewitt drew on every ounce of his Wimbledon experience in a typically gutsy performance as he went down fighting in the delayed second-round tussle with big-serving Pole Jerzy Janowicz, 10 years his junior.

Renaissance men Hewitt, Kyrgios lead Australian surge

Lleyton Hewitt hailed a renaissance in Australian tennis as the former world number one led the charge into the second round at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Veteran Hewitt eases past Polansky

Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt continues to turn back the clock in 2014 by toppling Canadian Peter Polansky in three sets Tuesday in the first round of the US men`s clay court championships.