MELBOURNE, Australia--Petra Kvitova has shed her tears. The tears, for a long time private, were in a very public arena this week.
A violent home invasion that caused serious knife wounds to her left hand was a punctuation point in her career, as she sees it. There's the before--two Wimbledon titles--and her "second career"--which so far is highlighted by her run to Saturday's Australian Open final.
MELBOURNE, Australia--Naomi Osaka had the umpire warning her for spiking her racket in the first set, and checking on her welfare when she tumbled near the baseline in the next.
The U.S. Open champion had a topsy-turvy third-round at the Australian Open on Saturday, getting within two games of elimination before finding her range against a tricky Hsieh Su-wei and winning 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.
Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori says achieving good results in Grand Slam tournaments has always been his goal, and that he will strive to win the title at the Australian Open which starts on Monday.
Nishikori clinched his first title in almost 3 years earlier this month by winning the Brisbane international tournament.
The venerable Mitsubishi Lancer will exit Australian showrooms before the end of 2018 and begin an indefinite hiatus, until a potential successor is created using a platform from its Alliance partners: majority owner Nissan, and French brand Renault.
Production of the small sedan and hatch stopped at the end of 2017, more than a decade into the outgoing car's generational life-cycle, in all factories except for those supplying Taiwan and mainland China.
Last year we're sure that there were some disappointed Nintendo Switch gamers who learnt that South Park: The Fractured But Whole would not be arriving onto the console. Ubisoft who published the game did not comment on the reason why, leaving some to speculate their own reasons behind it.
However it looks like Ubisoft might have had a change of heart. According to a listing by Australian retailer Sanity (via Game Informer), it seems that the company could be bringing the game onto the Switch. The retailer lists the game's shipping date as the 13th of March, 2018, which could be a placeholder date, but at the same time it does seem to be rather specific to be a placeholder.
After 54 long years, Toyota has officially ended production in Australia following the closure of the Altona plant near Melbourne.
With Toyota ending manufacturing in Australia and Ford’s similar move in October last year, Holden remains the only major automaker still operating a manufacturing plant in the country. However, the local arm of General Motors will shut up shop on October 20.
Some key details about the local version of fifth-generation Lexus LS were revealed at the car’s international launch this week.
The new LS will arrive in Australian showrooms from April 2018 with two drivetrain options: the LS500 with a new 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6, and the LS500h with the same Multi-Stage Hybrid setup we first saw in the LC coupe.