Tennis News

Kazakhstan Davis Cup tennis player Roman Khassanov banned for corruption

A tennis player who represented Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup has been banned for 10 years after admitting a string of corruption charges.

published : 12 May 2021

Djokovic loses cool, wins match against Fritz in Rome rain

With conditions worsening during the second set and rain getting heavier, the defending champion's temper boiled over and he roared, “How much more do you want to play?” at the umpire.

published : 12 May 2021

Rafael Nadal uncertain about playing in Tokyo Olympics

"I don't know yet. Honestly, I can't give you a clear answer because I don't know,” Nadal said when asked whether he would be at the rescheduled Olympics.

published : 12 May 2021

Italy's new group of male tennis stars are all-court players

Italy's federation has relied heavily on statistical advisors to move on from the days of standing far behind the baseline, favoring long rallies and rarely dangerous serves.

published : 11 May 2021

Serena Williams returning after 'very intense' training

Serena Williams said that her fans shouldn't read too much into the lack of tennis information she shares on social media.

published : 10 May 2021

Sania Mirza opens up on her battle with depression after 2008 Olympics

Sania Mirza has opened up on her battle with depression and how she had issues with mental health after she had to pull out of the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

published : 10 May 2021

Zverev trumps Berrettini for second Madrid Open title

Zverev is targeting a second Rome title at the Foro Italico next week. He captured his first Masters there in 2017 before also winning in Montreal later that year.

published : 10 May 2021

Aryna Sabalenka wins Madrid Open; Zverev faces Berrettini in final

Two weeks after nearly withdrawing from the tournament because of a muscle injury, Sabalenka was standing on center court with the winner's trophy in her hands on Saturday.

published : 09 May 2021

Madrid Open loss a step backward ahead of Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal lost to Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-4 after comfortable wins against up-and-comers Carlos Alcaraz and Alexei Popyrin.

published : 08 May 2021

Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov go down fighting in Madrid Open quarters

Bopanna and Shapovalov went down 6-4 3-6 10-5 against their German opponents to crash out of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament.

published : 08 May 2021

Laureus Awards: Rafael Nadal named Sportsman of the Year, Naomi Osaka takes home Sportswoman title

The Athlete Advocate of the Year was won by Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton for his efforts to raise social awareness and Liverpool footballer Mo Salah received the Sporting Inspiration Award.

published : 07 May 2021

Bopanna-Shapovalov reach quarterfinals of Madrid Open Masters

The Indo-Canadian duo won their round of 16 match 6-3 6-4 on Wednesday.

published : 06 May 2021

Rafael Nadal to face promising Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz at Madrid Open

The 17-year-old Alcaraz defeated Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-0 on Monday to set up the “dream” matchup against the 20-time grand slam champion.

published : 04 May 2021

Munich Open: Nikoloz Basilashvili lined up with Jan-Lennard Struff for final

Struff made his first tour final after ending a seven-match losing run in semifinals by stopping in-form qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-4, 6-1.

published : 02 May 2021

Wimbledon could host limited number of spectators

The annual Wimbledon tennis tournament could witness 25 per cent crowd capacity this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

published : 28 Apr 2021