Australian sports fans have fallen in love with
cycling’s Tour de France, especially since one of
their own, Cadel Evans, won it in 2011. One of the
wide world of sport’s most demanding challenges,
ththe three-week marathon was staged for the 100
time in 2013. As in now regularly the case,
Sports fans everywhere love a feel-good story, Australians are certainly no exception. If it involves fresh young talent taking on the world and winning against the odds, so much the better. That’s why the highlight of 2019 was the coming of age of a brilliant new star in one of the nation’s favourite sports, tennis.