Highly regarded Tennis coach Darren Cahill has called for an upgrade of the ageing Memorial Drive Tennis venue in Adelaide. As Cahill is currently in town preparing world number four ranked tennis star Simona Halep for the upcoming Australian Open he thinks its time Adelaide kept up with the rest of Australia. "I think this is a great stadium it holds a lot of wonderful memories for all of the former South Australian players," Cahill said. "I think keeping in times of the fac
Women's Tennis star Simona Halep has been training hard at Adelaide in preparation for the Australian Open next month in Melbourne. Halep, currently ranked world No. 4, has been in town for the past two weeks honing her skills under the watchful eye of Adelaide born coach Darren Cahill and is already keen to return again to Memorial Drive. "I think its a good thing that I get to train like in the same conditions as in Melbourne for the Australian Open," The Romanian said. "So
Harness Racing South Australia’s ‘We’re Flying’ syndicate three-year-old may make his local debut at Port Pirie on Friday, December 30. Trainer-driver Ryan Hryhorec said while it wasn’t ideal, he felt a Port Pirie three-year-old over 2050 metres might be the perfect place for The Linemaster to have his first run. “I’m sure the syndicate would like to see him at Globe Derby Park but as a trainer it is about placing your horses to give them their best chance,” Hryhorec said. Th
The people’s champion Come On Frank reminded harness fans there was still life in the champ with a brilliant win at Globe Derby Park on Monday. Come On Frank ($3.30) rated a sizzling 1:54.8 on a warm afternoon in scoring a 2-1/2 metre win in the BGC Industrial Cleaning Suppliers Pace (1800m) beating Mark Dennis ($2 fav) with The Smiler ($13.20) a half-metre away third. Trainer-driver Darren Billinger was delighted with the win and was swept up in the joy around the stable. “T
In an eight-inning nail-biter mid-week, Glenelg kept in touch with top spot of the division one baseball table with a 1-0 victory over Adelaide.
The game was 0-0 through the regulation seven innings of Wednesday's game, when Max Brown scored on Beau Bishop's sacrifice fly to give the Tigers the only run of the game.
Greg Mosel, Connor Hill and Tim Day all threw 2.2 innings of shut-out ball to lead Glenelg, while Jared Messer pitched the complete eight frames for the Angels,