With three countrywomen slotted ahead of her on world rankings, expect the intense glare of the spotlight to be shifted away from Sam Stosur this summer.
Thanasi Kokkinakis is waiting to hear about an Australian Open wildcard but is prepared to play qualifying if required.
Players returning to the WTA Tour from maternity leave or injury will now have added assistance to enter tournaments over a three-year period.
The head of the International Tennis Federation has compared the heated row over Davis Cup reform to Brexit.
Expect to see Alex Bolt's bleached blond curls bobbing around the Australian Open if he wins this week's wildcard play-off at Melbourne Park.
Akira Santillan, hoping to match last year's playoffs winner Alex de Minaur, was the first victor as the wildcard playoffs began in Melbourne on Monday.
It’s not really akin to the sporting concept of "junk time" but men's grand slam matches that reach 12-12 in the final set need to be wrapped up.
Nominated alongside Novak Djokovic for the ATP Comeback Player of the Year award, Jason Kubler’s remarkable year has been rewarded with a discretionary Australian Open wildcard.
Little more than five weeks out from the Australian Open, it’s unclear whether the tournament will become the latest grand slam to adopt deciding set tie-breaks.
The Australian Open could get deciding-set tie-breakers as soon as 2019.
By his own admission Alex de Minaur was a star struck teen when he took on Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon earlier this year.
Bernard Tomic will warm up for the Australian Open at Kooyong, eschewing rankings tournaments at home and abroad for the invitational event.
The Canberra tennis ace won a major award on Friday night and detailed his plans to get back on the court next season.
First it was John McEnroe, and now Australian tennis greats John Newcombe and Lleyton Hewitt are giving Nick Kyrgios the hurry up.
Turning 35 in March, Stosur has no plans on scaling back her singles schedule in favour of a cruisy, lucrative life on the doubles circuit.
He didn't say anything at the time, but Andy Murray has this week said he will not return to the Washington tournament following director's comments in August.
Grand slam singles spoils should be Ashleigh Barty's next big goal after the US Open doubles champion crowned her stellar 2018 season with a second Newcombe Medal.
Lleyton Hewitt is urging Alex de Minaur to embrace the "suffocating" pressure of entering an Australian summer as the country's top-ranked men's tennis star.
Normal service has resumed in men's tennis, with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer finishing the year atop the rankings.
ACT rising star Annerly Poulos was nominated for the junior female athlete of the year but missed out to Destanee Aiava.
An emotional Yannick Noah, a two-time winner of the Davis Cup, has launched a broadside against organisers of the revamped competition.
Marin Cilic clinched Croatia's second Davis Cup title by crushing France's Lucas Pouille to give his side a decisive 3-1 lead in an historic final.
Tennis legend John McEnroe fears Nick Kyrgios is on a path to tennis ruin if he doesn't change his ways.
Young guns Ashleigh Barty and Alex de Minaur are locked in an apparent two-way battle for the Newcombe Medal.
Croatia still have history on their side, but France remained alive after the doubles rubber in the last Davis Cup final ever in its current format.
France captain Yannick Noah's gamble on players and court surface backfired against Croatia on the opening day of the Davis Cup final.
The Sydney-born tennis star tells Fairfax Media about his breakout 2018, the Australian brotherhood and why he can't wait to be back in front of his home fans.
Casey Dellacqua has revealed how she sacrificed her multimillion-dollar tennis career to carry a child.
Rafael Nadal's uncle and former coach believes the demands of the men's game mean Roger Federer won't add to his record haul.
German great Boris Becker says Alexander Zverev has proven himself as the best of tennis' new generation of men's players.