Tennis

ATP World Tour:

  • Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic says that his rivalries with fellow ‘Big Three’ members Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have underpinned the success that has stamped him as one of the game’s greatest players of all time. As he begins his quest for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title, the five-time year-end World No. […]
  • No-one likes rejection. Whether it be asking a girl on a date or making advances on a new doubles partner, John Peers suffers the same rejection anxiety as the rest of us when he weighs the risk-reward equation. “I hate [the process],” he says. Approaching a new doubles partner – especially one in a committed […]
  • Jannik Sinner is aware of the precedent former Next Gen ATP Finals champions Hyeon Chung of South Korea and Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas have set for the 18-year-old Italian, who makes his Australian Open debut on Monday. Both Chung and Tsitsipas won the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan in November and, two months later, reached […]
  • For the next fortnight, all eyes will be on the stars of the ATP Tour as they battle for the coveted champions' trophy at the Australian Open. But there are many players who are flying under the radar and could make a splash at Melbourne Park. The first Grand Slam of the year provides fresh […]
  • Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff tumbled through the range of emotions upon learning he had received the draw no one wants at the Australian Open. The 29-year-old was angry when he learned he would be facing seven-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic in the first round. “God, why? Why that?” Struff remembered thinking to himself. "It's one […]
  • Dominic Thiem went just 1-2 at the inaugural ATP Cup in Sydney. But getting plenty of matchplay against top-level opposition could prove a winning formula for the Austrian at the Australian Open. “It's always something little bit different, to play for your country, [compared to] a normal tournament where you play only for yourself,” said […]
  • The chase for the most Grand Slam championships is as heated as ever, with Roger Federer (20), Rafael Nadal (19) and Novak Djokovic (16) all within four majors of each other. On Monday, Federer and Djokovic will begin their pursuit of another Slam trophy at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Federer is within just three […]
  • As he prepares for his 21st Australian Open, Roger Federer was presented with the 2019 ATPTour.com Fans’ Favourite Award. The six-time champion in Melbourne, who is one of the most popular players in tennis history, won the award for the 17th straight year. The 38-year-old Swiss has been honoured with a record 38 ATP Awards […]
  • Italy's Matteo Berrettini was officially honoured as the Most Improved Player of the Year in the 2019 ATP Awards on Saturday at the Australian Open in Melbourne. In 2018, Berrettini’s first full year on the ATP Tour, he compiled a 19-19 record, reached a high of No. 52 and won the Gstaad title. In 2019, […]
  • It's that time of year again. The first Grand Slam of 2020 is less than a day away, as all eyes will be on Melbourne Park for the Australian Open. For Steve Johnson, that means a massive opportunity awaits. The American will open his campaign on one of the game's biggest stages, battling Roger Federer […]

Tennis Now:

  • The 23-year-old is ready to challenge the biggest names in the game in 2020. Daniil Medvedev is feeling fresh and brimming with confidence once again as he prepares to play the first major of 2020 in Australia. The Russian became a big sensation at last year’s US Open, when he took fans on a wild […]
  • Nick Kyrgios opens up on his tennis outlook talking to John McEnroe. Pro tennis isn't child's play, but Nick Kyrgios still gets a thrill hitting with kids—sometimes before matches. In an interview with his Laver Cup captain and fellow tennis renegade John McEnroe, the explosive Aussie discusses his fresh perspective on the sport and why […]
  • New York Open champion coming off best season of career. Reilly Opelka starts the new year with a new look. The 22-year-old American has signed an apparel and footwear endorsement pact with Fila. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. More: Murray's Health Becoming an Issue Again The 6'11" Opelka joins compatriots John Isner, […]
  • The top half of the women's draw and the bottom half of the men's will be in action on Day 1. Rod Laver Arena N. Osaka (3) versus M. Bouzkova Women's Singles 1st Round A. Potapova versus S. Williams (8) Women's Singles 1st Round S. Johnson versus R. Federer (3) Men's Singles 1st Round A. […]
  • "I know [tennis] is what my dad would want me to be doing," Amanda Anisimova said. Days before the 2019 US Open, Amanda Anisimova suffered the most devastating loss of her life. Anisimova's father and coach, 52-year-old Konstantin Anisimov, died suddenly a week before her 18th birthday on August 31st. More: 10 Must-See AO First-Rounders […]
  • The Indian doubles legend paired with Nadia Kichenok to take the title in Hobart. Sania Mirza claimed her first WTA doubles titles in nearly three years, and her first as a mother on Saturday at the Hobart International. Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok of the Ukraine claimed a 6-4 6-4 triumph over Peng Shuai and Zhang […]
  • Petra Kvitova, who suffers from asthma, is happy to see a clearer sky in Melbourne. A clearer Melbourne sky gives Petra Kvitova positive piece of mind. The 2019 Australian Open finalist suffers from asthma and concedes she was concerned by poor air quality and a smoky sky over Melbourne caused by ongoing bushfires earlier this […]
  • The draws have been revealed at the 2020 Australian Open and after spending a few good hours with them at our desks we’re back to clue you in on ten must-see first-rounders happening on Monday.
  • John McEnroe calls Jannik Sinner "one of the most talented kids I've seen in 10 years." John McEnroe sees a Sinner as a future tennis savior. In a conference call with the media to promote ESPN's first ball to last ball Australian Open coverage starting on Sunday, McEnroe said 18-year-old Jannik Sinner is capable of […]
  • Serena Williams will lead the USA against Latvia next month. Serena Williams will follow the Happy Slam with a homecoming weekend. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is set to lead the United States against Latvia in a Fed Cup qualifying set for February 7-8th at Angel Of The Winds Arena in Everett, Washington.  More: Serena […]

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