Tennis

AITA amends constitution: Changes voting pattern to fall in line with Sports Code

Now that the AITA has adopted one-vote-one-state system, it puts all full members at equal pedestal though many major associations do not host lot of tournaments.

published on : 28th July 2020

Belarusian tennis umpire, Greek tournament director suspended and fined for betting offences

The Tennis Integrity Unit said that 22-year-old Alexey Izotov failed to report a corrupt approach he received in November 2019 while he was officiating as a chair umpire at an ITF Women's event.

published on : 17th July 2020

Pro tennis set to resume in Australia after lockdown

The U.S. Open is scheduled to begin Aug. 31, without spectators, and the French Open — postponed from May — is supposed to start Sept. 27.

published on : 24th June 2020

Petra Kvitova would 'rather cancel' Grand Slams than play without fans

This week's competition in Prague has eight men and eight women in separate draws but there will be no spectators or handshakes.

published on : 26th May 2020

Tennis courts, golf courses to reopen in England

The sports venues were ordered to be closed in March when Britain imposed a national lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 11th May 2020

Wimbledon 2018: Britain's Kyle Edmund shoulders burden of facing Novak Djokovic

The pressure is double on Kyle Edmund, the world number 17, as two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray withdrew on the eve of the tournament due to his long-standing hip injury.

published on : 6th July 2018

Wimbledon giantkiller Alison van Uytvanck happy to come out as gay

The 24-year-old Belgian stunned defending champion and third seed Garbine Muguruza 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 to make the third round at the All England Club for the first time.

published on : 6th July 2018

Route 66: Feliciano Lopez breaks Roger Federer record for consecutive Grand Slam appearances

The 36-year-old left-handed Spaniard Lopez has not missed a Slam since making his debut at the 2002 French Open.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Andy Murray beaten in Eastbourne to cloud Wimbledon decision

Murray slipped to 156 in the world after only returning to action at Queen's last week following 11 months out with a hip injury.

published on : 28th June 2018

Roger Federer loses top spot after shock defeat to Borna Coric in Halle Open final

Coric, the Croatian outsider ranked 34th, also ended Federer's 20-match win streak on grass which stretched to June, 2017.

published on : 24th June 2018

Rafael Nadal​ confident ahead of Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has said he was feeling confident after five days of pre-Wimbledon practice on grass at Santa Ponça Tennis Club.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Mattek-Sands suffers horrific knee injury at Wimbledon

The 32-year-old collapsed to the ground after damaging her right knee as she approached the net in the first game of the deciding set against Romania's Sorana Cirstea on Court 17.

published on : 6th July 2017

McEnroe refuses to apologise to Serena, comes out with ‘a solution’ instead

The tennis legend said that men should play against women, refusing to apologise for his claim that women's World No. 1 player would be ranked 700 if she plays on the men's circuit.

published on : 28th June 2017