Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Ace

Last year
2022
# Ace
Victor Perez hits hole-in-one to lead European Open
Frenchman got off to a flying start at Green Eagle Golf Courses with a birdie on the first and hole-in-one on the second.
All time
# Ace
Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari
The Kent teenager is the first qualifier – male or female – to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.
# Ace
Naomi Osaka eases through US Open first round over Marie Bouzkova
The dual Flushing Meadows champion was made to work in the first set before cruising through the second.
# Ace
Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait
The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
# Ace
One hop and in! World number 44 nails six-iron for memorable Bethpage ace
Lucas Bjerregaard enjoyed this moment at the 17th.
# Ace
Shane Lowry hits early hole-in-one in the Par 3 contest at the Masters
The Offaly native is competing in the Masters for the fourth time.
# Ace
Power strikes gold as he hits first hole-in-one of career at Sawgrass
The Waterford native hit an inch-perfect eight iron during the third round of the Players Championship.
# Ace
Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open and become new world number one
The win means Osaka reaches the No 1 ranking spot.
# baby's got a temper
'Struggling' Kyrgios seeing psychologists, working on mental health
“I probably left it a little too long,” says the Aussie ace.
# Ace
Tennis player mocks Neymar's diving at Wimbledon
Jonas Bjorkman brought the house down with some tennis banter at SW19.
# Ace
Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
The German was declared bankrupt by a London court in June 2017 for failing to pay a long-standing debt.
# Ace
Watch: High-fives all round as Hoffman joins the Masters hole-in-one club
It was the only ace of this year’s Masters.
# Family Occasion
Jack Nicklaus' grandson makes beautiful hole-in-one at Masters Par-3 Contest
Gary Jr was caddying for his grandfather at Augusta.
# Ace
Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title
The Dane overcame Simona Halep in a three-set epic.
# Ace
I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback
The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.
# NET LOSS
'Don't play tennis' - Bernard Tomic says he has no love for the game
The Aussie star says he’s trapped.
# COME ON TIM!
Andy Murray storms into Wimbledon third round
Next up for world number one is a clash with colourful Italian 28th seed Fabio Fognini.
# Ace
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open
The Latvian is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title.
# Ace
Everyone fell in love with Juan Martin Del Potro a little more after this sporting moment
He consoled an injured opponent.
# Ace
Masters winner Garcia hits a hole-in-one on famed 17th at The Players Championship
The ace was the highlight of a one-over par round for the Spaniard.
# computer says yes
Serena pressed 'wrong button' to reveal pregnancy
She quickly deleted the Snap.
# Spanish march
Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets
The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.
# Ace
Andy Murray to become world number one for the first time in his career
An injury to Milos Raonic ensured Andy Murray takes over at the top of the rankings.
# Ace
Djokovic through as Nadal crashes out of US Open
It was an an eventful night in New York.
# Ace
Comedy genius Paddy Barnes taunts McIlroy with Wozniacki selfie
Imagine the state of McIlroy’s mentions since Barnes got to Rio.
# Ace
Serena reaches 300-win milestone in Wimbledon romp
Only Martina Navratilova’s Open era record of 306 is now ahead of her.
# Ace
We've just seen the first hole-in-one on the 17th at Sawgrass since 2002
Will Wilcox strikes a blow for yellow golf balls everywhere.
# Golf
Shane Lowry just hit a hole-in-one at the Masters
Lowry aces the 16th to sign off from Augusta National in style.
# ball dogs
These adorable stray dogs were trained to fetch balls at tennis matches
And the world is in love.
# Ace
Sensational Serena surprised to reach Australian Open final
A knee injury restricted Australian Open finalist and world number one Serena Williams to just over a set of tennis prior to Melbourne.
# Ace
French tennis star stopped his Australian Open match to help an injured ball girl
It’s nice to be nice.
# Ace
Father-to-be Murray ready to leave Australian Open at any time
Should wife Kim go into labour with their first child, Andy Murray will withdraw from the Australian Open regardless of timing.
# Ace
Spieth knocks in a hole-in-one at golf's most exclusive tournament
The kid looks like one for the future.
# Mashed Potato
We've just had the first hole-in-one at the Open for three years
It’s the first ace at the championship since 2012.
# Wanted
'I'm proud of Manchester United link,' admits Atletico ace
The Brazilian intends to honour his Rojiblancos contract, which runs for another 18 months.
# potty mouth
Lip-readers wanted: What is Andy Murray's fiancee saying?
Kim Sears was caught on camera during his win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semi-final.
# Ace
Game, set and match... the most memorable moments of the tennis year
We look at some of the year’s best moments in tennis, including comebacks and break-ups.
# Ace
What's better than a hole-in-one? A hole-in-one that goes in without even bouncing!
Even by hole-in-one standards, this is pretty special.
# Ace
Roger Federer won a game against Novak Djokovic in just 47 seconds
That’s fast.
# line of fire
Gilles Simon sorry '10 times' for hitting ballgirl at US Open
The US Open ballgirl was left in tears.