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Wickmayer too good for Cirstea in wet Kooyong final

Posted on January 13, 2017

Fans were thankful that Yanina Wickmayer and Romanian Sorana Cirstea were keen enough to wait for the rain to clear and play a set to decide the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic women’s title. The Belgian took victory in the reduced match 6-4 against the world number 80 with some strong tennis from the backcourt despite […]

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Aiava improves, Tsonga entertains on day three at Kooyong

Posted on January 12, 2017

It was a more enjoyable day at the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic for Australian teenager Destanee Aiava who played much better in her second match of the tournament. The 19-year-old played some very powerful shots in her 4-6 5-7 defeat to China’s Wang Qiang, proving that her first outing against Sorana Cirstea was severely […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Qiang Wang of China plays a backhand shot in her match against Destanee Aiava of Australia during day three of the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Classic at Kooyong on January 12, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Aiava improves in Kooyong loss against Qiang

Posted on January 12, 2017

Australian teenager Destanee Aiava showed significant improvement in her second outing at the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic succumbing to China’s Wang Qiang 4-6 5-7 on Thursday afternoon. The 16-year-old scholarship holder at Kooyong hit the ball hard in the second set and looked much more comfortable on centre court, nearly taking the second set […]

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Goffin beats Tomic, Wickmayer also into final on day two at Kooyong

Posted on January 11, 2017

Defending champion David Goffin was too good for Australian Bernard Tomic on day two of the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic winning through to the final of the men’s championship draw on Friday. The world number 11 from Belgium was in fine form on another hot Melbourne day that provided some tough conditions for the […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Destanee Aiava of Australia plays a backhand shot in her match against Saurian Cirstea of Romania during day one of the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Classic at Kooyong on January 10, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Cirstea beats nervy Aussie Aiava at Kooyong

Posted on January 10, 2017

It was a nervous start for Australian teenager Destanee Aiava in her debut at the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic before succumbing to Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-1 7-6 in one hour and 13 minutes. The first set was over in a flash for the 16-year-old who showed obvious signs of tension, often being beaten for […]

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03:  Destanee Aiava of Australia celebrates winning her match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States on day three of the 2017 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 3, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Improvement the focus for Destanee Aiava at 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic

Posted on January 9, 2017

Australian teenager Destanee Aiava will be focusing on improving her game at the professional level at the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic as she prepares to be the first player born this century to play in a Grand Slam. The 16-year-old will play in the first women’s match in two decades at the traditional pre-Australian […]

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03:  Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium returns a shot to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their Women's Singles Second Round match on Day Four of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Wickmayer replaces injured Lisicki in Kooyong draw

Posted on January 6, 2017

Yanina Wickmayer has been included in the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic draw to replace Sabine Lisicki who was forced to withdraw from the tournament due to a shoulder injury. Former world number 12, Lisicki, who made the final at Wimbledon in 2013 against Marion Bartoli will also bypass the Australian Open making Wickmayer the highest […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25:  Destanee Aiava of Australia in action in her match against Tamachan Momkoonthod of Thailand during the Australian Open 2015 Junior Championships at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Getty Images)

Australian teenage star Destanee Aiava added to Kooyong draw – Women’s field expands to four

Posted on December 22, 2016

Australian teenage prodigy Destanee Aiava has been added to the women’s draw of the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic along with China’s second highest ranked player Qiang Wang. 16-year-old Aiava, who is the Australian Junior Champion and also a Kooyong Foundation scholarship holder, will replace compatriot Ajla Tomljanovic who was forced to withdraw from the […]

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Women return to Kooyong in 2017

Posted on November 16, 2016

After a two decade absence, women will return to the famous Kooyong stadium as part of the player lineup for the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic. Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic, German Sabine Lisicki and Romanian Sorana Cirstea will play a round robin format which will see a women’s field at the Kooyong event for the first […]

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