Where are all the women coaches in tennis?

Tennis may boast prizemoney parity but few women sit in the coach’s box. Linda Pearce looks at the challenges facing women at the elite level. Back in 2014, when Andy Murray took what was then regarded as the extraordinary step of hiring Frenchwoman and former world No.1 Amelie Mauresmo to head his coaching team, the …

More than a tennis story: Sunshine Super Girl is challenging inequities and enabling inclusive possibilities

Sunshine Super Girl, a performance piece by Andrea James about Evonne Goolagong Cawley, is important. Michelle O’Shea, Megan Stronach and Hazel Maxwell share why. Last month as part of the Yarruwala Wiradjuri Cultural Festival, in the regional town of Griffith, Sunshine Super Girl, the story of Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s life, made its world premiere.  Goolagong …

Profiling Kelly Defina

Continuing our profiles of women in sports photography, Siren’s Deakin University intern Brielle Quigley introduces us to photographer Kelly Defina. After starting her career in fashion, Kelly Defina swapped runways for muddy fields and long, hot days spent courtside anticipating when the magic would happen, and magic it is. With an uncanny ability to read …