Entries by Rob

Dylan Alcott secures golden grand slam with US Open triumph | SMH

Australian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has secured the golden grand slam, completing the remarkable achievement at the US Open barely a week after defending his Paralympics gold medal in Tokyo. Alcott now has 15 major titles, winning his third US Open title with a straight-sets win over 18-year-old Dutchman Niels Vink, 7-5, 6-2. Dylan […]

Leylah Fernandez, Emma Raducanu storm into US Open final | The Washington Post

NEW YORK — With absolute belief in themselves and absolutely nothing to lose, a pair of teenagers stormed into the finals of the U.S. Open in back-to-back semifinal upsets Thursday. Few sports fans had heard of Canada’s Leylah Fernandez, 19, or Britain’s Emma Raducanu, 18, when the season’s final major got underway Aug. 30 at […]

The final challenge awaiting Novak Djokovic | SMH

The historic moment has arrived for Novak Djokovic. Some time very soon, the world No.1 is going to affirm his record as the most successful male tennis player of all time, probably the greatest male or female, and well in the argument for the outstanding individual athlete of any kind, ever.   The accolade comes, […]

Roadmap to freedom unveiled for the fully vaccinated

Stay-at-home orders for adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be lifted from the Monday after NSW passes the 70 per cent double vaccination target, under the roadmap to freedom released today. The roadmap is subject to further fine-tuning and health advice if circumstances change drastically or if cases within a designated area […]

Club Newsletter 7 Sept 2021

Doubles Play – We are hopeful doubles will be allowed for fully vaccinated from the 13th September but we will have to wait for official advice from our government. When it becomes official I will be notifying our members. Fee Reminder – Your tennis membership fees are due today, if you haven’t received your renewal […]

Club Membership Fees 2021

Club memberships fees are now due. Membership renewals have been sent by email to each member. Fees have increased slightly. Click here for revised fee schedule. Cheers Secretary MLTC    


This year’s US Open Junior Championships are eagerly awaited by players and fans alike after the 2020 edition of the tournament was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The crowds are back in New York, and the juniors competing in the six-day event are ready to compete side by side with the world’s top professionals on the […]

Rogers’ epic comeback stuns No.1 Barty in US Open third round

No.43 Shelby Rogers rallied from a double-break down in the final set to upend World No.1 Ashleigh Barty’s quest for a US Open title. NEW YORK – Shelby Rogers kept the home hopes alive at the US Open, as the Charleston native manufactured a stunning third-set comeback to stun No.1 Ashleigh Barty 6-2, 1-6, 7-6(5) in […]

Ash Barty’s mindset coach: Get out of BED | SMH

And this is because, as the former sports marketing director at Nike, he recognised a pattern in the athletes he worked with, and later on, in the successful business people he coached: many were struggling under the pressure of external validation, be it from winning, making money, achieving social or corporate status. “We’re so distracted […]

Alcott finishes final Paralympics as a champion

Tokyo: Australian wheelchair tennis legend Dylan Alcott announced these Paralympics will be his last after winning another gold in the men’s quad singles final on Saturday, a tournament he says was the hardest he’s ever competed in. The four-time Paralympian said he was planning to drink “ten thousand beers” on Saturday evening after prevailing 7-6, 6-1 […]