MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Belinda Bencic of Switzerland plays a forehand against Wang Xinyu of China in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Bencic thanks amazing Federer for advice after Kooyong win

Posted on January 10, 2018

Belinda Bencic carried her good form from her recent Hopman Cup win for Switzerland with teammate Roger Federer by winning her first match at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic on Wednesday. The 20-year-old hit the ball cleanly for much of the match against Chinese youngster Wang Xinyu taking out the contest 7-6(5) 6-4 adding […]

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PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31:  Eugenie Bouchard of Canada serves to Daria Gavrilova of Australia in her singles match on day 2 of the 2018 Hopman Cup at Perth Arena on December 31, 2017 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Eugenie Bouchard has been confirmed

Posted on January 10, 2018

Eugenie Bouchard has been confirmed to play the second match at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic on Thursday against Australian teenager Destanee Aiava. The 23-year-old from Canada and former world No. 5 who made the final at Wimbledon in 2014 and the semi-finals at both the Australian and French Opens in that same years […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand against Dominic Thiem of Austria in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Djokovic blows past Thiem, eyes Open start after Kooyong win

Posted on January 10, 2018

Novak Djokovic is confident that he can play well at the Australian Open next week following his first competitive match in 181 days at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic on Wednesday. The 12-time Grand Slam winner defeated world No. 5 Dominic Thiem convincingly 6-1 6-4 in his first time playing on court since retiring […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Matt Ebden of Australia plays a forehand against Marin Cilic of Croatia in the 2018 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Ebden takes down Cilic at Kooyong, expects best tennis to come

Posted on January 10, 2018

Matt Ebden insisted his best tennis is still yet to come after recently turning 30 following a strong performance at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic to defeat world Bo. 6 Marin Cilic. The number two ranked Australian played some commanding shots in the second set and then held it together in the third to […]

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

Tomic looks to Aus Open qualifiers after Kooyong hit-out

Posted on January 9, 2018

Bernard Tomic was philosophical after his 6-3 6-3 defeat to Yoshihito Nishioka at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic that was predominately used as match practice before he makes a last-minute bid to qualify for the Australian Open. In windy conditions the Australian who is ranked 140 in the world used the time on court […]

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

Aiava starts strong, Nadal’s knee okay on opening day at Kooyong

Posted on January 9, 2018

Rafael Nadal made his debut at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic on Tuesday and left the court in good spirits without appearing to aggravate a recent knee injury during his defeat to Richard Gasquet. Despite having never lost to the Frenchman on the ATP Tour the world No. 1 from Spain was satisfied with […]

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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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Kooyong Classic celebrates 30 years with Nadal and Djokovic

Posted on January 8, 2018

The 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic is celebrating its 30th anniversary in style 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 collected 28 […]

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