Coast Sport

Gavrilova’s Australian Open campaign over

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Australia is now without a player in the singles draw after Daria Gavrilova was knocked out of the tournament. Gavrilova came unstuck against fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3,6-3 in a little over an hour. Pliskova dominated on the stats sheet hitting 27 winners to Gavrilova’s 14 and served 12 aces …

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Warner claims second Allan Border Medal

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David Warner has won consecutive Allan Border medals to become only the fourth player in the history of the medal to win the award twice. Warner held off skipper Steve Smith and fast bowler Mitchell Starc to claim the award. The Australian vice-captain also took out the ODI player of …

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Dockers defender set for extended period on sidelines

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 2: Alex Pearce of the Dockers looks to pass the ball during the 2015 AFL round 18 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the GWS Giants at Domain Stadium, Perth, Australia on August 2, 2015. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Media)

Dockers defender Alex Pearce has re-injured the leg he broke during last season. Pearce was undertaking a running session at the club on Friday when it occurred. Scans on Monday confirmed a partial fracture. General manager of football operation Chris Bond confirmed the news. “Alex won’t need to undergo any …

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Mariners within a shot of victory

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Rockingham-Mandurah are in the frame to win their first match of the WA Premier League season. The Mariners were bowled out for 141 on the opening day with wicket-keeper Brandon Burt top scoring with 51. At stumps Bayswater-Morley were 3-53 in reply with Aaron Andrews capturing all three wickets. IMAGE: …

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Dasha to fly the Aussie Flag

Australia's Daria Gavrilova reacts as she plays against France's Kristina Mladenovic during their women's singles match on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016. AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS   -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE / AFP / PETER PARKS        (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Aussie Daria Gavrilova has moved into the fourth round at the Australian Open after an epic three set victory. Gavrilova defeated Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. The 22-year old is the only player representing Australia in either the men’s or women’s singles draw. Gavrilova post-game said she was a …

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Scorchers to host home semi-final

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 21:  Shaun Marsh of the Scorchers bats in front of Tim Paine of the Hobart Hurricanes during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Perth Scorchers at Blundstone Arena on January 21, 2017 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Morne DeKlerk - CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

The Perth Scorchers will host a home semi-final after a seven-wicket win over the Hobart Hurricanes. Shaun Marsh scored 57 from 34 balls in a man of the match performance chasing the target set of 135 that sent the Scorchers to the top of the BBL table. Perth face the …

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Taggart slots home Glory winner

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Perth Glory have defied the odds to defeat Melbourne Victory 2-1 on Saturday night at NIB stadium. Victory started the clash warm favourites and rightly so sitting second on the A-League table. The visitors went 1-0 early in the second half but the Glory found the answer a short time …

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Mandurah City looking for early season form

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The Football West night series kicks off on Friday night when new kids on the block Mandurah City and Joondalup United meet at Duncraig Reserve. Each match will be played in knockout format with an exciting penalty shootout to occur if the team’s can’t be separated at full-time. Mandurah were …

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Djokovic ousted from Open

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Last year’s Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has been knocked out by world No.117 Denis Istomin. Istomin had never beaten a player inside the top 10 before but was able to take down Djokovic in five sets and in four hours and 48 minutes. Meanwhile, Australian Daria Gavrilova has fought …

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Roughead to lead Hawks

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Hawthorn has appointed Jarryd Roughead as the club’s captain for the upcoming AFL season. The inspirational Roughead will replace Luke Hodge who has led the side for the past four seasons. The 29-year old is returning after missing the entire 2016 season due to receiving cancer treatment. Liam Shiels and …

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