Tennis

Djokovic disqualified from US Open

World number one, Novak Djokovic had been disqualified from the 2020 US Open following a dramatic fourth-round match against Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday. It is the first time in his career that Djokovic has been disqualified. The three-time champion...

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled

This year’s third major, Wimbledon has been cancelled.The decision was taken following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.It followed an emergency board meeting of the All England and Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) on Wednesday.   The tournament, widely viewed as...

Osaka powers past veteran Hsieh into Australian Open semis

World number three Naomi Osaka stormed past Hsieh Su-wei in straight sets Tuesday (February 16) to book an Australian Open semi-final against either Serena Williams or Simona Halep.   The Japanese three-time Grand Slam champion overcame the Taiwanese world number 71's...

Serena Williams into US Open semi’s

World number three seed, Serena Williams has qualified for the US Open semi-finals after beating Tsvetana Pironkova in three hard-fought sets. Williams had difficulty in dealing with Pironkova’s unpredictable style early in the contest but soon imposed her...

Serena Williams pleased with comeback

The first tennis grand slam tournament of the year, the Australian Open is set to kick off in one week and after two weeks of hard or soft quarantine, players are in search of match minutes and tournament organizers...

Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

 World number one men's tennis player, Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus following the conclusion of the 2020 Adria Tour. Djokovic and other players who took part in the tournament disregarded social distancing regulations by partying and playing football...

Nadal knocked of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of this year's Australia Open.He was beaten 3-6 2-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 7-5 by Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarter final at the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.Tsitsipas looked down and out after trailing...

Medvedev fancies Aussie Open chances versus Djokovic

Russia Tennis star Daniil Medvedev insists the pressure is heavily on Novak Djokovic in Sunday's Australian Open final.The Russian believes he has "nothing to lose" when he faces the Serb who has previously won eight Australian Open titles.Medvedev qualified...

Djokovic wins Australian Open men’s final

Novak Djokovic secured his 18th grand slam title with a resounding straight-sets win over Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final on Sunday (February 21).The Serbian star closed to within two major crowns of men's record holders Roger Federer...

Osaka aims to inspire new generation – but says Williams is still the queen

Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she felt comfortable being a role model for the next generation after her fourth Grand Slam victory solidified her position at the forefront of a new era for tennis. But the Japanese star, a...