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Djokovic to end six-month injury hiatus at Kooyong Classic

Posted on January 4, 2018

Twelve-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic will return to the court for his first competitive match in 181 days at the 2018 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic, as he looks to put a long-time elbow injury behind him. An elite group of players from the world top ten will put on a show for fans in […]

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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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Sisters are doing it for themselves

Posted on December 20, 2017

This year, the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic welcomed back the professional women’s competition as part of the programming after a 14 year hiatus. Yanina Wickmayer from Belgium fought her way to Champion defeating Romanian current world no. 13 Saurian Cirstea in the final. In its second year since returning, the 2018 women’s field is looking […]

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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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The downlow on the tournaments down under

Posted on December 15, 2017

In the lead up to the New Year, the Kooyong Classic is mapping out and sizing up the Australian tennis scene. We take a look at the best tournaments around the country leading up to the big AO Grand Slam. Whether it be one or all – buy tickets, tune in and cheer on our […]

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12 Jan 2001: Pete Sampras from the USA plays a backhand volley in his match against Nicolas Keifer from Germany, during the Colonial Classic played at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne, Australia  Mandatory Credit: Darrin Braybrook/ALLSPORT

Lay of the (foreign) land

Posted on December 15, 2017

 The courts of the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club will be packed with top international and national players for the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic in January. Want to know the one’s to watch? We get to the bottom of the ball bucket on the hot favourites flying in for this year’s event. Pablo Carreno Busta The […]

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