VIDEO: look back at the vital moments that delivered Australia the country’s first major international trophy on a pulsating night of action.

    SHORTLY after 8.15 last night, Serena Williams was buckled over with her head buried in a towel.

    ANGE Postecoglou said he never lost faith in his side, despite South Korea temporarily looking like spoiling the Socceroos’ Asian Cup party in the final.

    EACH member of the Sydney Sixers’s Big Bash final XI has been fined $500 and captain Moises Henriques suspended for one match after falling foul of cricket’s crackdown on slow over rates.

    THE Socceroos are the champions of Asia, James Troisi’s extra time goal securing a thrilling victory over Korea Republic. Re-live the action.

    Fahey retains real tennis world title

    Apr 30, 2012

    MCC Real Tennis Section representative Robert Fahey has won an amazing 11th world title, taking 10 sets to defeat challenger Steve Virgona on the third day of the final in London on Saturday.

    The man dubbed the “Roger Federer of real tennis” controlled the contest from the outset.

    Needing seven sets to win the best-of-13-set final, he led 5-3 after the first two days, before closing it out by winning the opening two sets on Saturday. 

    Fahey has been the world champion since 1994, which makes him one of Australia’s most successful sportsmen. His 11 world titles are three more than the great Pierre Etchebaster's feat of seven consecutive defences in the thirties and forties. Age does not seem to impact Rob's dominance of the sport. He turns 44 today.

    The world number one’s achievements are extraordinary. He has won 11 Australian Opens, 10 French Opens, eight US Opens and eight British Opens. Not to mention three grand slams (2000, 2001 and 2008) and three world doubles titles.

    The presentation dinner was held in the Long Room at Lord's on Saturday evening. At the dinner, Rob said he intends to defend his title again in two years' time, at which point he will have held the title for an amazing 20 years.