Barty, de Minaur lead Newcombe Medal hopes

Ashleigh Barty will have to beat the boys to join Samantha Stosur as just the second multiple-time winner of the Newcombe Medal. The 22-year-old Queenslander was nominated along with rising star Alex de Minaur, Roger Federer-slayer John Millman and six-time wheelchair grand slam champion Dylan Alcott for the highest individual award in Australian tennis. Building momentum: Ashleigh Barty.Credit:AP As the […]

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De Minaur through to Next Gen semis

Milan: Australian young gun Alex de Minaur has beaten Andrey Rublev to progress to the semi-finals of the Next Gen ATP Finals. Alex de Minaur continues to fire at the Next Gen finals.Credit:EPA The teenage Sydneysider broke the Russian world No.68 four times throughout the second-round encounter to score a comfortable 4-1, 3-4 (5-7), 4-1, 4-2 win at the annual […]

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De Minaur falls to Zverev in Citi final but is set to rise into top 50

Alex de Minaur was unable to prevent Alexander Zverev from becoming the first man in nearly a decade to win consecutive titles at the Citi Open. Top seed Zverev hit six aces, topping 210 km/h and never faced a break point en route to a 6-2, 6-4 final victory to clinch his ninth career ATP title and third of 2018. […]

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