Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty Claudia Baxter

Wins for wildcards

A DAY after being given wildcards into the qualifying tournament at Wimbledon, promising Aussie youngsters Ashleigh Barty and Luke Saville have showed they are up for the challenge.

Barty, last year's junior Wimbledon winner, beat South Africa's Chanel Simonds 6-0 6-3 in a round of 32 match in an ITF tournament on grass in Nottingham.

And Saville, this year's junior Australian Open winner, downed Kevin Griekspoor from The Netherlands 6-3 6-2 on clay in a Futures tournament in Munich.



Teacher says games are the way to go to help children learn

premium_icon Teacher says games are the way to go to help children learn

She's created a new games kit to help build skills and confidence

HOONS: Drivers caught making dragways of our city streets

premium_icon HOONS: Drivers caught making dragways of our city streets

Dashcam video reveals dangerous driving stint that shocked families

Man on death's door took gutsy step, now healthier than ever

premium_icon Man on death's door took gutsy step, now healthier than ever

At 70, Don Chisholm is the healthiest he's ever been in his life

Local Partners