• Edmund into New York semi-final

    Edmund into New York semi-final
    Kyle Edmund reached his first semi-final since June last year with a win over Kwon Soon-woo but Dan Evans suffered quarter-final defeat in Rotterdam.
  • Proceeds from Inauguration of New Philippe-Chatrier Courts to go to Charity

    Proceeds from Inauguration of New Philippe-Chatrier Courts to go to Charity
    The French Tennis Federation – Federation Francaise de Tennis – has committed all proceeds from the New Philippe-Chatrier Courts at Roland Garros inauguration event for a charity, according to Inside Sport.There is a new roof that has been installed on the Philippe-Chatrier Courts that covers one hectare of area and will be inaugurated on Saturday night.  The federation has organized a sound and light show titled “Terre de rencontres’’ which
  • Sloane Stephens: I Do Not Believe in Dieting

    Sloane Stephens: I Do Not Believe in Dieting
    Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens says she does not believe in dieting and likes to eat more of what makes her energized, while speaking to People magazine on her food habits.The 26 year old Stephens, who won the US Open in 2017, commented, “I think as I’ve gotten older, I’ve been more aware of how specific foods make me feel, so I try to listen to my body. I eat more of what makes me energized and less of what makes me lethargic. If I tell myself I can’t
  • Medvedev on Roger Federer:Sure he's going to come back well at the grass court season

    Medvedev on Roger Federer:Sure he's going to come back well at the grass court season
    Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev said he was shocked to hear the news of Roger Federer's knee surgery, according to Express UK.The 20 time Grand Slam champion Federer announced on Thursday that he had surgery on his right knee after it had been ‘bothering’ him and that he would be out of action for four months and only return in time for the grass court season. This means that Federer will miss the hard court events in Dubai and the United States and also the entire clay cour
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  • Andreas Seppi Becomes A Father for the First Time

    Andreas Seppi Becomes A Father for the First Time
    Italian tennis player Andreas Seppi has become a father, as per a post from his Instagram account. This is the first child for Seppi and his wife Michela Bernardi.Their daughter Liv was born on February 20 in Boulder, Colorado on February 20th, one day before Seppi's own birth date which is February 21st. Seppi turned 36 years old this year.The couple got married in 2016. It has been a good week for Seppi, who also reached the final of the ATP New York Open last weekend, going down to Brita
  • Sania Mirza: I Need A Bit More Practice

    Sania Mirza: I Need A Bit More Practice
    Former World No. 1 Sania Mirza says she needs some more practice before getting back to competition after her loss at the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships this week.Mirza and French partner Caroline Garcia went down to Saisai Zheng and Barbora Krejčíková in the round of 16 at the Dubai event on Wednesday. Mirza had suffered a calf injury while winning her comeback event in Hobart and had to cut short her Australian Open campaign.Speaking to the Times of India, Mir
  • Unseeded Nishioka upsets Humbert in Delray

    Unseeded Nishioka upsets Humbert in Delray
    Unseeded Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan rallied past No. 6 Ugo Humbert of France 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Delray Beach Open.
  • Roger Federer Comes in Second Place Behind Messi in Footy 100 tool

    Roger Federer Comes in Second Place Behind Messi in Footy 100 tool
    Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has been named second in the Online Mortgage Advisor’s Footy 100 tool, which shows how much the top football stars earn as compared to athletes from other sports - including tennis, rugby, golf and basketball amongst others. The tool highlights the highest earning player from each sport, creating a list of the top paying sports in the world.As per the tool, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is the highest paid sports star in the world, wit
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  • Can Dominic Thiem win a Major this year?

    Can Dominic Thiem win a Major this year?
    Can Dominic Thiem win a Slam already this season? The Austrian is probably the closest tennis player to the Big Three. At the 2020 Australian Open final, he showed he was ready to compete with Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, on all surfaces. His improvements on hard-courts have been impressive, from the 2019 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells to the Australian Open.Yet something is still missing. We saw it right in the Melbourne final: a fact that highlights the
  • ATP Marseille: Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime set young guns clash

    ATP Marseille: Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime set young guns clash
    Two of the most promising youngsters will fight for the title in Marseille, with Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime scoring semi-final triumphs to set the ultimate clash for the trophy. The defending champion Tsitsipas has finally found the form in 2020, scoring three dominant victories in Marseille to advance into the tenth ATP final, the first since the ATP Finals last November when he won the title on debut. In the semis, Stefanos ousted Alexander Bublik 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and eigh
  • Greg Forest Takes Part in Rafael Nadal Golf Challenge

    Greg Forest Takes Part in Rafael Nadal Golf Challenge
    Tennis - The annual edition of the Rafa Nadal Golf Challenge by Sotheby's International Realty was held a few days ago in Mallorca.Here is a look at some of the Instagram posts by Greg Forest, who was part of the event.    View this post on Instagram         The Rafael Nadal Golf Challenge by Sotheby’s was an unforgettable week! I hopped on a plane and spent the week on the beautiful Island of Mallorca, Spain w
  • On this day: Roger Federer and Andre Agassi play on unique tennis court

    On this day: Roger Federer and Andre Agassi play on unique tennis court
    Roger Federer and Andre Agassi were the leading stars of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2005, entering the draw as the 1st and 4th seeds and battling in the semi-final. After winning the title in Doha and reaching the semi-final at the Australian Open, world no. 1 Roger Federer conquered Rotterdam and traveled to Dubai straight away, struggling to find the rhythm in the opening matches against Ivo Minar and Juan Carlos Ferrero who had two match points against the Swiss star. Nonetheles
  • ATP Delray Beach: Milos Raonic, Reilly Opelka, Ugo Humbert and Nishioka advance

    ATP Delray Beach: Milos Raonic, Reilly Opelka, Ugo Humbert and Nishioka advance
    After an early exit in New York, Milos Raonic is back on the winning way in Delray Beach, beating Steve Johnson 7-6, 6-3 in an hour and 38 minutes for the first ATP semi-final since Stuttgart last year. The Canadian lost 17 points in ten service games, suffering a break in the first game and bouncing back to grab the opener in the tie break, seizing three out of 11 chances on the return to move over the top in straight sets. The American broke at 15 in the first game to forge an early advantage,
  • Halep wins Dubai Tennis Championships

    Halep wins Dubai Tennis Championships
    Top seed Simona Halep came back from a set down for the third time in the tournament to beat Kazakhstan's rising star Elena Rybakina 3-6 6-3 7-6(5) to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the second time on Saturday.
  • Michael Stich: Players Show Too Few Emotions On the Court

    Michael Stich: Players Show Too Few Emotions On the Court
    Former Wimbledon champion Michael Stich says Austria's Dominic Thiem is a complete player but thinks he should come to the net more often, in an interview to the Austrian daily Krone.Stich, who famously won Wimbledon in 1991 over his compatriot Boris Becker, says, "I like Thiem very much. He has developed incredibly, has a lot of potential, is a very complete player. He'll probably have to go through a process of experience on grass, but even now he's playing really good matches t
  • Tsitsipas to face Auger-Aliassime in Open 13 final

    Tsitsipas to face Auger-Aliassime in Open 13 final
    Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the Open 13 final with a 7-5, 6-3 win against Alexander Bublik on Saturday.
  • Defending champ Tsitsipas to face Auger-Aliassime in final

    Defending champ Tsitsipas to face Auger-Aliassime in final
    Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the Open 13 final with a 7-5, 6-3 win against Alexander Bublik on Saturday.
  • Halep beats Rybakina to win Dubai title for second time

    Halep beats Rybakina to win Dubai title for second time
    World number two Simona Halep wins her 20th WTA title, beating Elena Rybakina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) in the Dubai Tennis Championships final.
  • ATP Rio: Gianluca Mager stuns Dominic Thiem to keep Roger Federer in the top-3

    ATP Rio: Gianluca Mager stuns Dominic Thiem to keep Roger Federer in the top-3
    World no. 4 Dominic Thiem will have to wait until March to move in front of  Roger Federer and crack the top-3 for the first time, losing in the quarter-final of Rio de Janeiro to a qualifier Gianluca Mager 7-6, 7-5 in an hour and 55 minutes, staying 85 points behind the Swiss on the ATP list. Two-time Roland Garros finalist was far from his best this week, struggling with a small knee injury and overcoming Felipe Meligeni and Jaume Munar to reach the quarters somehow, moving a win away fro
  • Garin, Coric advance to Rio semis; Thiem ousted

    Garin, Coric advance to Rio semis; Thiem ousted
    Qualifier Gianluca Mager upset top-seeded Dominic Thiem to reach the semifinals of the Rio Open. With the loss, Thiem squandered an opportunity to overtake Roger Federer for the No. 3 spot in the world ranking.
  • German Davis Cup captain: Zverev Unlikely to Play Against Belarus

    German Davis Cup captain: Zverev Unlikely to Play Against Belarus
    German Davis Cup captain Michael Kohlmann says that it is unlikely that Alexander Zverev will be part of the German team that plays Belarus on March 6th and 7th in Dusseldorf but hopes that the German No. 1 will be available for the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year if the Germans advance.Speaking to Westdeutsche Zeitung about the team nominations and the new Davis Cup format, Kohlmann says, 'I cannot give the team details away yet, but we will start with a strong line-up
  • Roger Federer: "My Match in Africa represented something special for everyone"

    Roger Federer: "My Match in Africa represented something special for everyone"
    Roger Federer crowned his dream in 'Match for Africa 6': The Roger Federer Foundation raised $ 3.5 million for projects supporting the education of African children at the end of a major event, where Rafael Nadal, Bill Gates and Trevor Noah were also present. Breaking a new crowd record for a single tennis match and making a whole country proud and proud. Joy, fun and a great game of tennis on an unforgettable day and perfect for everyone present.Federer and Nadal have played each other 40
  • Billie Jean King Gets Her Own Barbie Doll: It's A Privilege

    Billie Jean King Gets Her Own Barbie Doll: It's A Privilege
    Tennis legend Billie Jean King is being honoured with her own Barbie doll as part of their new Inspiring Women dolls series. King's doll comes complete with an outfit, tennis racket, glasses and sneakers based on her look at the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” against Bobby Riggs — considered one of the most landmark moments in sporting history.King is the latest in line of women icons to be immortalized as Barbie after civil rights hero Rosa Parks, artist F
  • Arantxa Sanchez Vicario: I Have No Regrets About My Career

    Arantxa Sanchez Vicario: I Have No Regrets About My Career
    Spanish tennis greats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Anabel Medina, Emilio Sánchez Vicario and Albert Costa were part of an event in Spain this week titled, 'Four decades of sport in democracy', where they spoke about their own careers and about tennis in Spain.Three-time Roland Garros champion Sanchez-Vicario said she had no regrets about her career, according to EFE. "Now that so much time has passed I can reconsider and say that I broke barriers. (In the 1989 French Open final) I
  • ATP Marseille: Stefanos Tsitsipas downs Vasek Pospisil. Denis Shapovalov bows out

    ATP Marseille: Stefanos Tsitsipas downs Vasek Pospisil. Denis Shapovalov bows out
    Heading to Marseille with only three ATP wins in 2020, Stefanos Tsitsipas has found the winning formula, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and 26 minutes. The Greek lost ten points in ten service games, facing no break points and stealing Vasek's serve thrice to control the scoreboard in the last 12 games and reach the semis. Pospisil saved a break point in the seventh game with a winner at the net, staying right up there with the better-ranked opponent until game 11 when Tsitsipas scor
  • Roger Federer: 'We Hope to Have a Second Edition of the Match in Africa Soon'

    Roger Federer: 'We Hope to Have a Second Edition of the Match in Africa Soon'
    Before his knee surgery which he announced on Thursday, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer spoke to Swiss publication L'Illustre about his Match in Africa exhibition match against Rafael Nadal and how he hopes to have a second edition of the same in the future.Federer says it was a dream of his to play in Africa and he hopes to come back soon. "It was not without risk. Could we really fill such a big stadium or were we going to crash? I would also have played in a smaller stadium b
  • Medvedev loses to Simon in Open 13

    Medvedev loses to Simon in Open 13
    Daniil Medvedev still can't find a way to beat Gilles Simon, losing 6-4, 6-0 in the Open 13 quarterfinals on Friday for a third loss in three matches against the French veteran.
  • Adriano Panatta: Matteo Berrettini is a Very Strong Player e is Very Talented'

    Adriano Panatta: Matteo Berrettini is a Very Strong Player e is Very Talented'
    Former French Open champion Adriano Panatta, the only player ever to defeat Björn Borg at Roland Garros, doing so twice, speaks about Italian tennis and his new club project in an interview to Il Gazzettino.Pannatta says that Italian star Fabio Fognini would have been able to do much better if he were able to control his temperament and that Matteo Berrettini is a very talented player. "Fabio has an excellent game. He has always lacked a little in the service department and a
  • Rybakina sets up final showdown with Halep in Dubai

    Rybakina sets up final showdown with Halep in Dubai
    Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina beats Petra Martic to face Romania's Simona Halep in the Dubai Championships final after Halep beat Jennifer Brady on Friday.
  • Rybakina reaches Dubai final, to face Halep

    Rybakina reaches Dubai final, to face Halep
    Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina beats Petra Martic to face Romania's Simona Halep in the Dubai Championships final after Halep beat Jennifer Brady on Friday.

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