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Craig Tiley

'Million dollar baby' Bernard Tomic slammed for counting money jibe

Tennis bad boy Bernard Tomic faced a heavy backlash Monday after boasting "I just count my millions" in response to failing to negotiate qualifying for the Australian Open.

Jan 15, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Australian Open 2017: Tournament prize money raised by 14 percent, touches A$50 million

Prize money for the season`s opening grand slam has more than tripled since 2001, and risen A$10 million since 2014.

Dec 22, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

Australian Open 2016: True or not, match-fixing reports overshadow year's first major

The reports also alleged tennis regulators hadn't acted against those players.

Jan 29, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

Australian Open to be telecasted on Sony Six channel

The Australian Open Tennis Championships, commencing on January 19 at Melbourne, is to be telecast by SONY SIX channel which has signed a five-year deal from this year till 2019 to show the calendar year's first Grand Slam tournament.

Jan 12, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Australian Open prize hits record $32 million

Australian Open organisers said Friday they had raised the prize money for the year`s first Grand Slam to a record Aus$40 million (US$32 million), with the singles winners taking home Aus$3.1 million each.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions

The Australian Open's extreme heat policy has been changed ahead of the 2015 tennis tournament and it has been updated to ensure conditions are fair for all players, according to the organisers.

Dec 03, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

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.

Nov 25, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

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.

Nov 05, 2014, 10:28 AM IST

Oz Open director confident ‘fit and ready’ Nadal would be ‘contender’ for title

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley is expecting ace tennis player Rafael Nadal to be fit for next year’s first Grand Slam,

Dec 11, 2012, 08:50 AM IST

Record prize money for 2011 Australian Open

Organizers announced on Tuesday that a total of 26 million dollars will be paid out in next January`s event.

Oct 04, 2011, 12:00 PM IST