Tennis News


Djokovic backs ATP, laments Wimbledon 'lose-lose situation

Novak Djokovic intends to defend his title at Wimbledon and supports the decision by the ATP men’s tour to withhold ranking points from that tournament.

published : 24 May 2022

Ukrainian tennis player laments lack of support in her sport

Tsurenko, who turns 33 in a week, is from Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv. She is ranked 119th and her best Grand Slam showing was the quarterfinals at the 2018 U.S. Open.

published : 24 May 2022

French Open 2022: Naomi Osaka out of tournament as Iga Swiatek extends winning run

As rain fell on the outside courts, Swiatek required just 54 minutes to dispatch Ukrainian qualifier Lesia Tsurenko 6-2, 6-0 under the roof on Court Philippe Chatrier.

published : 23 May 2022

COVID seems thing of the past at full-capacity French Open

In the stands, they wore their white hats and cried 'Allez!' and punctuated points with rhythmic clapping.

published : 23 May 2022

Dominic Thiem out of sync, out of French Open with 10th loss in row

On the very first point, which lasted 24 strokes, Dominic Thiem landed a backhand passing shot in the net and shook his head.

published : 23 May 2022

Carlos Alcaraz headlines as French Open gets glimpse of future

Three of his titles have come on clay in Rio, Barcelona and Madrid where he defeated Nadal, Djokovic and world number three Alexander Zverev to take the title.

published : 22 May 2022

Given his all-round ability and recent run of form, many will be keenly following Alcaraz

There are no teammates to share the glory and their best work lends itself easily to heavily edited YouTube clips or Instagram reels. In 2022, all of the above is applicable to Carlos Alcaraz.

published : 22 May 2022

Unstoppable? Iga Swiatek ready to put streak to test at French Open

20-year-old Iga Swiatek has swept aside all-comers and transformed herself into the player to beat in women's tennis.

published : 21 May 2022

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal​ seeded to meet in French Open quarterfinals

Speaking at the draw ceremony, Novak Djokovic expressed his happiness at the full return of fans at the second major of the year.

published : 21 May 2022

Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points 

In a technical sense, this renders the event an exhibition, because there are no ranking points at stake.

published : 21 May 2022

Rafael Nadal plays '30 per cent better' at Roland Garros: Alexander Zverev

World number one Djokovic, bidding for a third Paris title to move level with Nadal on 21 Grand Slams, comes into the tournament with a sixth Italian Open under his belt.

published : 20 May 2022

Casper Ruud, Reilly Opelka advance to semifinals meeting at Geneva Open

Second-seeded Casper Ruud advanced to the Geneva Open semi-finals in defence of his title by beating Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-4, 7-6 (3).

published : 20 May 2022

Naomi Osaka returns to French Open with questions over form, fitness

The former world number one pulled out of last year's French Open ahead of the second round, citing mental health issues.

published : 19 May 2022

Defending champion Casper Ruud wins, 3 seeds go out at Geneva Open

Defending champion Casper Ruud eased into the quarterfinals of the Geneva Open on Wednesday, while three seeded players went out in the second round.

published : 19 May 2022

Injured 2019 finalist Marketa Vondrousova to miss French Open

Marketa Vondrousova said she had undergone wrist surgery, which will rule her out of this year's edition of the Grand Slam tournament.

published : 17 May 2022