Grand slam

Wimbledon 2022: No Russians, no rankings, but Serena is back

It is no small matter that the grass-court Grand Slam tournament marks the return of Serena Williams to singles play after a year away.

published on : 26th June 2022

Novak Djokovic repeats no vaccination stance as US Open slips away

With no sign of the US authorities relaxing their rule requiring all visitors to be vaccinated, Djokovic admitted Saturday that Wimbledon, which starts Monday, will be his last Slam of 2022.

published on : 26th June 2022

Naomi Osaka won't play at Wimbledon, citing Achilles tendon 

The four-time major champion and former No.1-ranked player posted a photo of herself on a grass court and wrote on Twitter: "my Achilles still isn't right so I'll see you next time."

published on : 19th June 2022

MRC A, Vijay CC in final of senior division league of TNCA

Adithya, Abhinav raised 113 runs in 23.1 overs for the seventh wicket and tried their best to score briskly in order to take the all important lead.

published on : 7th June 2022

If No. 1 Iga Swiatek keeps improving, look out

Swiatek has won the past six tournaments she’s entered. She is 44-3 this season. She has won 56 of her past 58 sets.

published on : 5th June 2022

Billie Jean King : French Open should have more women's night matches 

"If we keep treating ourselves like second-class citizens, we will stay second-class citizens. You want to make everyone feels important. We should have more matches," King said.

published on : 5th June 2022

Serena, Venus Williams not on Wimbledon entry lists

Her most recent match on tour came at Chicago last August. She turns 42 in two weeks. Also missing from the entry list is Leylah Fernandez, the 2021 US. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Zverev downs Alcaraz to reach French Open semi-final after thriller

The German third seed claimed a 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (9/7) victory over 19-year-old Spanish sensation Alcaraz after three hours and 18 minutes.

published on : 1st June 2022

Nadal says 'I haven't won anything yet' and warns 'too late' to play

The match ended in cool conditions under the Court Philippe Chatrier lights, with many fans covering themselves in blankets as the match stretched from May into June.

published on : 1st June 2022

Teenager Coco Gauff reaches first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open

She will face Italy's 59th-ranked Martina Trevisan for a place in Saturday's championship match.

published on : 31st May 2022

Trevisan downs Fernandez, reaches her first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open

Trevisan was a shock quarter-finalist at Roland Garros as a qualifier in 2020.

published on : 31st May 2022

Bopanna-Middelkoop enter maiden French Open men's doubles semifinals 

Bopanna, 42, and Middelkoop, 38, will face 12th seeds Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Roger on Thursday in the last four. 

published on : 31st May 2022

At French Open, Swiatek loses set, extends match win streak 

"I'm pretty happy I could come back after a pretty frustrating first set when I had the lead," Swiatek said. "Pretty happy with myself that I'm still in the tournament."

published on : 31st May 2022

Medvedev and Tsitsipas crash at French Open as Swiatek survives scare

Medvedev had enjoyed his best run in Paris 12 months ago when he reached the quarter-finals.

published on : 31st May 2022

Analysis: Might Djokovic vs.Nadal, Part 59, be their last?

"I'm ready for it," Djokovic said. "I hope to be able to give myself a chance to play at the highest level possible," Nadal said, "and then let's see.

published on : 31st May 2022
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