Tennis News

Colour code, two tests for wrestlers in Sonepat

Each wrestler has been allotted a single room and has to stay there till the completion of the mandatory quarantine period.

published : 01 Sep 2020

WTA rankings: Ashleigh Barty tops list as injured Naomi Osaka breaks into top ten

Karolina Pliskova, the world number three, is the highest-ranked player and top seed going into the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. 

published : 31 Aug 2020

Novak Djokovic in action on day one of 'secure' US Open 2020

The world number one headlines the opening day of a tennis major that promises to be unlike any other and which is missing several top players due to coronavirus fears.

published : 31 Aug 2020

Battle lines drawn as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal take on Novak Djokovic over new players' body

Three Indian players including Sumit Nagal and Rohan Bopanna have backed the Professional Tennis Players Association.

published : 30 Aug 2020

US Open: Djokovic to open campaign against Dzumhur, Pliskova faces Kalinina

Djokovic has been drawn on the top line of the men's bracket, sharing the first quarter with No. 6 seed David Goffin, who will play Reilly Opelka in his first-round match.

published : 28 Aug 2020

American twins Bob, Mike Bryan announce retirement from tennis, ends historic doubles partnership

The Bryans, who collected 16 Grand Slam championships together, already said last year that they would end their career in 2020.

published : 28 Aug 2020

Kei Nishikori now negative for COVID-19 but out of US Open

Another player withdrawing from the U.S. Open on Wednesday was Polona Hercog.

published : 27 Aug 2020

Kei Nishikori withdraws from US Open despite negative Covid-19 test

Nishikori, 30, was the 2014 US Open runner-up and the first Asian man in a Grand Slam singles finals. 

published : 27 Aug 2020

Serena Williams likens loss to 'dating a guy you know sucks'

This was Williams’ fifth match since professional tennis resumed amid the coronavirus pandemic after a hiatus of nearly six months — and all five have gone three sets. 

published : 26 Aug 2020

Pain in the neck: Novak Djokovic wins post-hiatus debut; Madison Keys out

The No.1-ranked Djokovic was playing his first ATP match in six months because of the coronavirus pandemic; he pulled out of the doubles event Sunday because of his neck.

published : 25 Aug 2020

2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko pulls out of US Open

She is the latest woman with a Grand Slam title or high ranking to withdraw from the tournament that begins next week amid the coronavirus pandemic.

published : 25 Aug 2020

Andy Murray wins first match in nine months as men's tennis returns amid COVID-19

Murray's first match in nine months as he resumes his climb back from two hip operations came at the first ATP tournament for anyone in five months.

published : 23 Aug 2020

US Open presses on despite rash of withdrawals

Defending champion Rafael Nadal, top-ranked woman Ashleigh Barty and world number two Simona Halep are among a list of stars opting to skip the event because of concerns about COVID-19.

published : 19 Aug 2020

Tennis walks the tightrope ahead of US Open post COVID lockdown

Some of the cynicism around the restarting of tennis can be attributed to Novak Djokovic's ill-fated Adria Tour after the tennis star got infected with the virus.

published : 18 Aug 2020

Jennifer Brady preps for US Open by winning first tour title

It was the first professional tennis event in the United States since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, and no spectators were allowed.

published : 17 Aug 2020