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Azarenka faces Osaka for U.S. Open title

Victorial Azarenka has set up US Open final showdown with Naomi Osaka. Azarenka got the better of old foe Serena Williams to reach her first grand slam final for seven years. Williams looked supreme in the first set as a...

Novak Djokovic defaulted from US Open for striking ball at line judge

Djokovic: "This whole situation has left me really sad and empty. I checked on the lines person and the tournament told me that thank God she is feeling OK" Novak Djokovic has been disqualified from the US Open after hitting...

Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund in Group Tim Henman at Schroders Battle of the...

The six-day tournament, organized by Jamie Murray, will be played behind closed doors at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton and will crown a 'Best of British' champion. The younger Murray brother will be returning to a competitive tennis court...

Federer ‘not even the second best player ever’, says Cash

However, he holds an inferior head-to-head record against both the Spaniard and the Serb, and Cash feels that he should be judged by how he fared against his very best contemporaries. "Everybody says Federer is the greatest player of all...

Corona virus pandemic No slams without fans, says Kvitova

PRAGUE • If tennis has to resume behind closed doors owing to the coronavirus pandemic, two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova would prefer that Grand Slams did not take place at all. "I have my age and of course I would...

Australian great Cooper dies at 83

SYDNEY (AFP) - Eight-time Grand Slam-winning tennis player Ashley Cooper has died aged 83, Tennis Australia announced on Friday (May 22). The former Australian, Wimbledon, and US singles titleholder was part of the golden era of Australian men's tennis in...

Medvedev expecting more of the same at French Open

Rising star Daniil Medvedev believes if the season starts with the French Open, tennis will have to wait longer for a new Grand Slam champion. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have dominated the Grand Slams over the past two decades winning 56 majors between them. They...

“I was a shy person. Tennis helped me express myself” – Gabriela Sabatini

The Argentine player was one of the best players in the early 1990s and won the biggest title of her career at the 1990 US Open at the age of 20 beating her German rival Steffi Graf 6-2 7-6...

Federer and Williams risk losing their place in history due to coronavirus pandemic

Grand Slam great Martina Navratilova believes the current generation of tennis superstars face a threat to their place in history due to the coronavirus pandemic. Roger Federer is currently leading the men's all-time list on 20 singles titles while Serena Williams remains an agonizing...

Naomi Osaka using coronavirus lockdown as a positive tool

Two-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is using the novel coronavirus shutdown as one of self-reflection to try and overcome her crippling shyness. The tennis season was suspended in early March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and the hiatus will continue until at...

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