Tennis is emerging as the dominant sport and social event in some tiny towns as small communities battle to maintain social networks.
Australia could be going through a new tennis renaissance with Ashleigh Barty and Alex de Minaur leading a charge that has seen 10 of the country's men and women enter the world's top 100.
Two of Australia's brightest young tennis stars achieve a rare feat at the 2018 Newcombe Medal Awards, sharing Australian Tennis's top gong for the first time.
Harold Mitchell resigns as chairman of Free TV in the wake of the Federal Court case issued against him by ASIC, over allegations he helped to cheaply award the Australian Open broadcast rights to Channel Seven.
Civil penalty proceedings are opened by ASIC against former Tennis Australia directors Harold Mitchell and Stephen Healy in relation to the 2013 decision to award Channel Seven the uncontested rights for the Australian Open.
Alex de Minaur has signed off his breakout season with the ATP Tour Newcomer of the Year title, and Australia's godfather of tennis Rod Laver has lavished praise on the country's new top dog.
Australian tennis is reeling after the death of former prodigy Todd Reid, who won the 2002 junior Wimbledon championship and at one stage appeared to have the tennis world at his feet.
After the sound of a helicopter triggers wheelchair tennis competitor Paul Guest's PTSD, his playing partner Edwin Vermetten instantly moves to comfort him, the pair sharing a raw a moment of kinship and understanding that sums up the event's ethos.
Former Australian Open junior champion Oliver Anderson is free to resume his tennis career after admitting to a match fixing offence and spending 19 months on the sidelines.
The ATP suspends Swedish chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani for a fortnight without pay over a bizarre incident at the US Open in which Lahyani gave a pep-talk to encourage Nick Kyrgios.