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Game, Set, Match Kooyong!

Posted on January 23, 2018

The 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic celebrated its 30th anniversary in style this year by hosting five of the top 10 male players in the world, the first player born this century to play in a Grand Slam, the youngest player in the Australian Open and two of the all-time tennis greats who together have […]

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Rain clearing at Kooyong

Posted on January 12, 2018

Finals matches are set to go ahead as planned at Kooyong today with weather forecasts predicting the early morning rain to clear and hold off until late afternoon. Our ANZ Hot Shots kids tested the courts with a few early hits. Scheduled matches are for the men’s singles final to commence at 11.00am followed by […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 09:  Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain plays a backhand in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 9, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Carreno Busta bites back to beat Kooyong champ Goffin

Posted on January 9, 2018

Pablo Carreno Busta kept his composure against two-time defending Kooyong champion David Goffin after a supreme opening set from the Belgian appeared to have the Spaniard on the ropes. In very windy conditions Goffin started strongly dominating the first set before the world No. 10 started to find his own form in the second and […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 09:  Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 9, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Rafa after Kooyong: If I wasn’t feeling good I would not be here

Posted on January 9, 2018

Rafael Nadal is confident that the knee injury that ended his 2017 season prematurely will be okay for him to play at the Australian Open after being defeated by Richard Gasquet at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic. The world No. 1 from Spain lost to the Frenchman for the first time in his career, […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 09:  Andrea Petkovic of Germany hits a forehand in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 9, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Petkovic praises Aussie Aiava after taking Kooyong opener

Posted on January 9, 2018

Andrea Petkovic was full of praise for Destanee Aiava following her victory over the Australian teenager in the opening match of the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic on Tuesday morning. In typical Melbourne conditions with sunshine, some cloud and gusty winds the German found her form after a sluggish first set and played some powerful […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19:  Matthew Ebden of Australia plays a backhand in his first round match against Marcel Granollers of Spain during day two of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 19, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Ebden eager for Kooyong, predicts late career flourish

Posted on December 21, 2017

Matthew Ebden is the second highest Australian on the ATP world rankings, one of only three in the top 100, and he is confident that the senior years of his career will bring his best tennis on the tour. The 30-year-old will prepare for next season at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic, his first […]

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KIDS & KOOYONG… THE PERFECT MATCH

Posted on December 20, 2017

January 9 rolls around, it’s still school holidays and the kids are already tired of playing with their Christmas presents. They want more and we’ve got you covered. The Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic kicks off on January 9 at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club. Running for 4 days, it is great excuse to get the […]

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03: Andrea Petkovic of Germany reacts during the Ladies Singles first round match on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Former top -10 Petkovic feels like ‘old self’ before Kooyong debut

Posted on December 20, 2017

Andrea Petkovic is making significant gains towards the player she was at the end of the 2011 season, when the German was ranked ninth in the world and on the verge of making her maiden Grand Slam final. That season saw the now 30-year-old make the semi-final at the French Open against Maria Sharapova after […]

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30 Years of Big games and Bigger names

Posted on December 19, 2017

The 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic will mark the 30th Anniversary of the much-loved event. For 3 decades, the world’s best players have graced the famed courts of the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club to play their heart out and entertain the country. We take a trip down memory lane and pay homage to the great […]

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Flicks from 30 years of the Kooyong Classic

Posted on December 19, 2017

Cash fans with the legend himself and first ever Kooyong Classic Champion, Pat Cash, at the 2017 Kooyong Classic 2017 marked the first year to reintroduce the women’s competition in the annual event after a long hiatus. Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) defeated Saurian Cirstea (Romania). Image: Getty Images What men want… 2015 champ Fernando Verdasco taking […]

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