Tennis

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...

Nadal proud to win 1000 matches

World number Rafael Nadal is pleased that he accomplished the feat of winning 1,000 matches as a professional even as he joked that the only negative of bringing up his landmark career win was that it means he is...

Serena responds to Federer’s WTA, ATP idea

Tennis legend, Serena Williams has responded to comments made by 20-time Grand Slam winner, Roger Federer that the WTA and ATP tours should be merged.Federer raised more than a few eyebrows on Wednesday when he wrote on Twitter that...

Medvedev wins Paris title

Daniil Medvedev came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev to win the Paris Masters title on Sunday (November 8). Alexander Zverev took the first set at the Accorhotels indoor arena 7-5 but the Russian star stormed back.   The...

Andy Murray returns to the court in June

Three-time Grand Slam champion, Andy Murray will return to action on June 23 and compete in a six-day tournament organised by brother Jamie. Jamie who is a seven-time Grand Slam doubles and mixed doubles champion has created a behind-closed-doors tournament...

Simona Halep wins Prague Open title

Romanian tennis star, Simona Halep won the 2020 Prague Open title after recording a straight-sets win over Elise Mertens on Sunday (August 16). The world number two, who won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in February before the WTA...

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...

Osaka sad as winning run ends

Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka says her defeat to Maria Sakkari at the Miami Open did not come to her as a surprise as she has not been playing well recently.Osaka's 23-match winning streak came to a shuddering halt...

Novak Djokovic Opens Up on Nationality Switch offer

Serbian Tennis great, Novak Djokovic has revealed that he was approached to switch nationallity during his days as a younger tennis player. Djokovic explained that several eye-catching displays during his days as a junior caught the eye and he was...

‘Vintage’ Serena inspired by Brady after Australian Open romp

A "vintage" Serena Williams said Monday she gained inspiration from ageless NFL great Tom Brady after an impressive start to her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam on day one of the Australian Open. The 39-year-old, playing an unparallelled 100th match at the...