• Venus Williams presents Lacoste's newest collection (WATCH)

    Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has partnered with Lacoste for the luxury brand's latest collection. Williams, 42, is passionate about fashion and she couldn't hide her happiness after teaming up with Lacoste. In the video uploaded by Lacoste, Williams delivered an inspiring message."Life is sports and Sports is life. It's about experiences. Making the time for those you love. It's about making my life bigger. Forge your own path and see where that takes you," Williams sa
  • Alcaraz stumbles in first match as No. 1 player

    Alcaraz stumbles in first match as No. 1 player
    Carlos Alcaraz, playing for the first time since winning the US Open and capturing the No. 1 ranking, lost 7-5, 6-3 to David Goffin on Tuesday at the Astana Open.
  • Albert Ramos: "Carlos Alcaraz favored by Novak Djokovic's absences"

    Albert Ramos analyzed the progression of his young countryman Carlos Alcaraz.He explained: "I know Carlos Alcaraz very well and have played against him. I never managed to beat him, but I came close to Roland Garros this year. I also had a match point during that match. Carlos is a great player, he hits the ball very hard and is really quick. If he has no physical problems, he will be a top player for many years. The fact that Novak Djokovic has missed several tournaments has certainly helped hi
  • Raducanu ousted from Agel Open by Kasatkina

    Raducanu ousted from Agel Open by Kasatkina
    Fifth-seeded Daria Kasatkina defeated 2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu 7-5, 6-4 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Agel Open.
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  • 'Beating Rafael Nadal is not my favorite Miami memory,' Andy Roddick recalls

    Andy Roddick claimed two Miami Open titles in 2004 and 2010. The American made a debut in Florida in 2000 and competed in front of the home fans for 13 consecutive years. Asked about his brightest Miami Open triumphs, Andy mentioned two encounters from different stages of his career. Ranked 8th, Roddick delivered his final notable Masters 1000 result in Miami 2010, reaching his last title match at that level following a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 triumph over world no. 4 Rafael Nadal in two hours and six min
  • Tiger Woods and the story of his "grandfather"

    “My Grandfather”, Tiger calls him when he refers to him, but not only. Charlie Woods is named after him, in honor of him, to never forget him.Charlie Sifford, storyAddicted to golf and cigars, when he arrived in Philadelphia from rural North Carolina in the 1940s, Charlie Sifford realized that black golfers would have no chance.As well as golf pro and excellent jazz player Billy Eckstine, Sifford collected several wins in the "Negro Tournament" on the UGA but discovered that only whi
  • 'What surprises me most about Carlos Alcaraz is...', says WTA star

    Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz has achieved several extraordinary results in this 2022. Few would have imagined at the beginning of the season that the Murcian talent was now number one in the world and, specifically, Carlos has become the youngest number one in history, an exceptional fact that certifies the extraordinary nature of his work. The Iberian champion got his first Grand Slam title in New York, a US Open won after several battles. Alcaraz came one step away from elimination aga
  • Carlos Alcaraz follows Lleyton Hewitt's negative record

    After conquering the US Open, the 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest world no. 1. The Spaniard is yet to find the rhythm after climbing to the ATP throne, losing two out of three matches and hoping for a better run in Basel. Carlos played his first ATP tournament as world no. 1 in Astana and experienced a 7-5, 6-3 loss to a lucky loser David Goffin in an hour and 46 minutes. Thus, Carlos became the first player since Lleyton Hewitt at the 2002 Australian Open who lost the first match
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  • Novak Djokovic: 'It's not always something that helps me'

    Novak Djokovic solidified his perfect week at the Tel Aviv Watergen Open on Saturday, beating Roman Safiullin 6-1, 7-6(3) in his semi-final matchup to reach his fourth final of the season. Djokovic dropped just three points on serve in a flawless first set, in which he asserted his authority in the opening matchup of the ATP Head2Head record against the World No. 104. Safiullin raised the bar in the second set, showing why he had come this far in Tel Aviv, this time pushing the Serb to a tie bre
  • 'Roger Federer again had match points in his favor', says expert

    What will be the most difficult part of training a tennis player like Roger Federer? Although to a certain extent it would seem simple, the challenge is very great to be able to deal with a figure like the Swiss tennis player. That is the task that the Croatian coach Ivan Ljubicic has had to overcome during the last season, who explained what his experience has been like alongside the winner of 20 Grand Slams. "It's been easy because he makes it easy for the coaches. He is very open and makes su
  • Roger Federer: 'I thought it would be just a beautiful...'

    Adriano Panatta's statements after the doubles match in which Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lost to Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in the Laver Cup have given a lot to talk about. The former Italian tennis player accused the American duo of going too far in their quest for victory. "I found it disgusting, vulgar and cowardly that those two Americans pulled their hair out in the face of Federer and Nadal. They only do it because they are not capable of doing anything else. They don't know what ten
  • Naomi Osaka releasing her first children's book

    Naomi Osaka releasing her first children's book
    Titled "The Way Champs Play," the book is meant to inspire and encourage kids. Osaka joins Serena Williams and Steph Curry as athletes who have recently written children's books.
  • 'The level Carlos Alcaraz showed in New York was...', says star

    The new generations of tennis advance so fast that in a short time they radically change the way of understanding this sport. This is, more or less, the feeling that Dominic Thiem has as he continues his recovery from the long ordeal that kept him in the pits for more than a year. The Austrian (who was eliminated by Cilic in Tel Aviv and will now participate in his home tournament in Vienna), in this sense, praised young stars such as Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner and Frances Tiafoe, whom he sai
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, 50 years of gold: what a pic without top!

    Gwyneth Paltrow turned 50 on September 27, 2022, celebrating by posting a photo of her on Instagram showing her without clothes covered only in gold. Naomi Watts, Michelle Pfiffer, Reese Whiterspoon and Paris Hilton, among others, have left messages of good wishes and amaze for the beauty of the actress and entrepreneur.She said: "I try to live the arrival of 50 in harmony. I consider my body a precious map of time. A map in which a collection of signs and imperfections appears, from burns from
  • Denis Shapovalov classy in defeat, posts message after losing Seoul final

    Denis Shapovalov showed class after suffering a surprise defeat in the Seoul final as he congratulated Yoshihito Nishioka on the performance he delivered and encouraged him to keep up with great tennis. In the Seoul final, Nishioka upset fourth-seeded Shapovalov 6-4 7-6 (5).Shapovalov, who hasn't really had a great season, was playing his first ATP final of the year.Shapovalov was the favorite to beat Nishioka but failed to deliver in the final. "Tough one today but steps forward! Than
  • Nick Kyrgios warns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal: 'I want to win a Major'

    Nick Kyrgios was among the players to beat at Wimbledon and the US Open. The Aussie advanced to his first Major final in London and stood among the favorites in New York after dethroning Daniil Medvedev. Nick set his eyes on the title but experienced a tight quarter-final loss to Karen Khachanov after a massive battle. The Aussie can not wait for January and the Australian Open, working hard on his game and wishing to win a Major title in the future. Nick was the quarter-finalist at Wimbledon in
  • Raducanu defeated by Kasatkina in first round of Agel Open

    Raducanu defeated by Kasatkina in first round of Agel Open
    Emma Raducanu has been knocked out of the Agel Open in the first round after a 7-5 6-4 defeat by fifth seed Daria Kasatkina.
  • Nick Kyrgios: I'll chill at 12 events

    Nick Kyrgios is fine with his selected schedule and there is no indication that he will be making any changes going forward.On Instagram, a Nick Kyrgios fan account posted that only two players ranked ahead of Kyrgios have played fewer tournaments than the Australian.Those two players are Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Kyrgios has appeared in just 12 tournaments this season, but still, he is a top-20 player because he usually does well when he plays this year."Rafael Nadal and Novak Djoko
  • Marc-Andrea Huesler reflects on stunning Holger Rune for Sofia title

    Swiss tennis player Marc-Andrea Huesler was lost for words after upsetting Holger Rune for his first ATP title.In the Sofia final, Huesler stunned fifth-seeded Rune 6-4 7-6 (8). At the age of 26, Huesler captured his first ATP title."I played a great, great match for sure," Huesler said after his victory over Rune, per the ATP website. "I am completely taken aback. I am lost for words. it was a great match. I just tried to stay focused, stayed calm and I am just really happy I was able to m
  • Nick Kyrgios: 'I defeated Daniil Medvedev and thought..'

    Nick Kyrgios struggled at Majors for years, failing to remain focused in the bext-of-five duels and barely reaching the second week. The Aussie changed that in 2022, making tennis his priority and training harder than in the past. Nick produced his A-game at Wimbledon and defeated five rivals to advance into the first Major final. Kyrgios won the opening set against Novak Djokovic before losing the next three and handing the title to the Serb. The Aussie was ready for more in New York, especiall
  • Evans, Kyrgios through to rd of 16 at Japan Open

    Evans, Kyrgios through to rd of 16 at Japan Open
    Dan Evans and Nick Kyrgios progressed to the round of 16 at the Japan Open, while top-seeded Casper Ruud lost on Tuesday.
  • Novak Djokovic: 'It was extremely difficult for them'

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic admitted that No. 104-ranked Roman Safiullin was not an easy opponent and credited the Russian for fighting to the last point during their Tel Aviv Open semifinal match. On Saturday, Djokovic defeated Safiullin 6-1 7-6(3) to advance to the final of the inaugural Tel Aviv Open. "I think it was a very competitive match, especially in the second set," Djokovic said after his victory. "I must say that he was quite excited on court today in the second set, there was a lot of
  • 'Roger Federer's retirement from the sport seemed...', says former ace

    Roger Federer's coach Severin Luthi shared an emotional message for Roger Federer on his Instagram account. The coach and "great friend" of the Swiss teacher accompanied the message with some fun photos with them. "It's taken me a while to figure out what I wanted to say... It's been a very emotional few weeks, but what a RIDE it's been. Looking at the album on my iphone reminds me of everything we've been through together: the Grand Slam victories, the the victory in the Davis Cup in Lille, the
  • ATP Astana: Carlos Alcaraz suffers early loss and ends notable streak

    World no. 1 Carlos Alcaraz made an early exit at the ATP 500 event in Astana. The Spaniard fell to a lucky loser David Goffin 7-5, 6-3 in an hour and 46 minutes, experiencing his second defeat since becoming world no. 1. Carlos bounced back in the opening set before losing serve in the closing stages. He lost ground in set number two and failed to win a set for the first time in 2022, ending his streak of 67 encounters without a straight-sets loss! David won 17 points more than Carlos and had th
  • Ruan Korb surprisingly won Vodacom Origins

    South African Ruan Korb surprisingly won the Vodacom Origins of Golf played on the St. Francis Links course (par 72), in St. Francis Bay in South Africa. Korb signed the second title on the Sunshine Tour by coming back from 15th place with a 63 (-9), the result of an eagle, ten birdies and three bogeys, and concluding his run with 203 (71 69 63, -13) strokes.Ruan Korb, resultsArrived well in advance in the club house, he waited for his opponents to finish their test, but without particular worri
  • 'Carlos Alcaraz can be number one in the world for...', says WTA star

    Carlos Alcaraz will begin his search for his sixth title of the season against Holger Rune at the Astana Open in Kazakhstan. The World No. 1, entering his first singles tournament since winning the US Open, could meet former No.3 world Stan Wawrinka in the second round if the Swiss beats Frenchman Adrian Mannarino. In a field full of figures, Daniil Medvedev is the second seed. The World No. 4, who lifted his only title of the year in Los Cabos, will meet Spaniard Albert Ramos-Viñolas in
  • When Roger Federer almost loss to No. 1078!

    After two incredible seasons in 2004 and 2005 that pushed him above all the other players on the Tour, Roger Federer raised his level even more in 2006. The Swiss scored 92 wins from 97 matches and lifted 12 titles to leave Rafael Nadal and all the others behind. Nadal and Andy Murray were the only players who defeated Roger that year, but that could have changed on October 6 when the Swiss faced world no. 1078 Takao Suzuki in the Tokyo Open quarter-final. The 30-year-old Japanese had not played
  • New details on Rafael Nadal's schedule

    The exhibition match between Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud in Argentina has been confirmed. The Spaniard and the Norwegian, who met in the final of Roland Garros 2022, will play at the Arena Parque Roca in Buenos Aires on November 23 and, without a doubt, there will be no lack of emotion. Tickets will go on sale from October 11. For those who buy VIP tickets, there will be several types of activities. The day before the exhibition, they will be able to attend a gala dinner with both tennis player
  • Novak Djokovic recalls: 'Roger Federer was frustrated and smashed a racquet'

    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic met in the 2009 Miami semi-final. The Serb overcame a slow start and earned a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 triumph for his seventh Masters 1000 final. It was their first clash since the 2008 US Open, bringing a rare scene. Roger threw unexpected tantrums and outbursts, smashing his racquet and receiving a code violation. After the match, the Swiss skipped the handshake with the chair umpire Fergus Murphy. Novak broke Roger six times from ten opportunities, raising his level aft
  • Nick Kyrgios' lawyer reveals how they are hoping to have assault charge dismissed

    Nick Kyrgios' lawyers are hoping to have an assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds. Kyrgios, this year's Wimbledon runner-up, is facing a charge related to an incident involving his ex-girlfriend, Chiara Passari. On Tuesday, Kyrgios' case was heard at the Australian Capital Territory magistrates court. Kyrgios, who is competing at this week's ATP 500 event in Japan, had his lawyers appear on his behalf in court. Michael Kukulies-Smith, the lawyer representing Kyrgi

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