ARTICLES RELATING TO TENNIS

Federer v Isner at Olympics

2012-08-02 09:35

John Isner will play on Centre Court at Wimbledon for the first time, a privilege that he eagerly awaits.

Sanchez Vicario slams parents

2012-02-08 18:10

Spanish tennis great Arantxa Sanchez Vicario has accused her parents of losing the estimated €45 million she earned in her career.

Kia supporting amateur tennis

2011-10-05 12:00

Kia Motors South Africa are providing amateur tennis players with an opportunity to experience a thrill like no other.

Federer out of Shanghai event

2011-09-24 08:58

The busy tennis schedule has forced former World No 1 Roger Federer to withdraw from next month's Shanghai Masters event.

Muster to retire again at 44

2011-09-21 18:07

Forty-four-year-old former world No 1 Thomas Muster has announced he will retire from tennis for the second time.

Djokovic's injury not serious

2011-09-19 17:00

World No 1 Novak Djokovic says the back injury which forced him to retire in his Davis Cup match over the weekend is not serious.

Spanish legend praises Nadal

2011-06-07 20:22

Spanish tennis legend Manolo Santana has praised the mentality of compatriot Rafael Nadal after another successful Grand Slam.

Maria sets sights on Wimbledon

2011-06-02 22:39

Maria Sharapova is not too disappointed by her loss in the French Open semis and will now shift her focus fully on Wimbledon.

Federer: I want No 1 spot back

2011-05-10 15:01

Record 16-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer insists he still has his sights set on a return to the world No 1 ranking.

Injuries halt Clijsters

2011-04-05 23:25

Shoulder and wrist injuries have ruled Kim Clijsters out of tennis for a month, forcing her out of Belgium's Fed Cup semifinal.

Federer will struggle for No 1

2011-03-23 23:10

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova believes Roger Federer will struggle to regain his number one ranking after slipping to No 3.

Moodie still in doubles top 10

2010-04-01 22:43

Despite a month's break from tennis big-serving Wesley Moodie has retained his rating as the ninth-best world doubles player.

Anderson slips down rankings

2009-11-24 18:42

A year which started with great prospects is plummeting in anti-climax with Kevin Anderson dropping down the world rankings.

End nears for tired Safin

2009-11-10 08:25

Marat Safin is finding it more and more painful to play tennis, but the good news is that he probably just has one more match left.

Norman out of Australian Open

2009-11-05 08:01

Greg Norman's slower-than-expected recovery from shoulder surgery will force him to miss next month's Australian Open.

Agassi case not dead - WADA

2009-11-02 08:02

WADA wants to investigate whether any charges can be brought against Andre Agassi after his admission he failed a drugs test.

Golfing with the guys

2009-05-27 12:05

A golfing weekend away for the dads.

HSBC event gets WGC status

2009-04-28 07:05

The HSBC Champions tournament will become part of the elite World Golf Championship series from November.

Nadal takes Monte Carlo again

2009-04-19 17:22

Rafael Nadal became the first player to win five straight Monte Carlo Masters titles by beating Novak Djokovic in the final.

Smith: IPL will showcase SA

2009-03-25 17:00

The Indian Premier League T20 tournament is an opportunity to showcase SA ahead of the SWC, says cricket captain Graeme Smith.

 

Gonzalez set to retire

2012-02-09 18:21

Former world No 5 Fernando Gonzalez of Chile has revealed that he intends to play three more tournaments before retiring.

Safin targets parliament seat

2011-10-27 22:12

Russia's Former world No 1 and double Grand Slam tennis champ Marat Safin confirmed he intends to run for his country's parliament.

Graf happy out of limelight

2011-10-02 16:04

Tennis legend Steffi Graf is happy to have shunned the limelight to focus on her career as a mother, 12 years after retiring.

Navratilova backs moaners

2011-09-21 20:36

Former Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova believes the sport's leading male players are right to consider a strike.

Tennis stars could go on strike

2011-09-19 19:47

Leading men's tennis players could go on strike if the ATP schedule is not reformed, world No 4 Andy Murray has said.

Nadal considered career in golf

2011-08-22 20:01

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has revealed he considered a career in golf after a serious foot injury was discovered in 2005.

Roger-Rafa rivalry back

2011-06-05 22:16

The rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal looks set for a few more skirmishes after both began the year vulnerable.

Tennis player banned for life

2011-05-31 21:55

Austria's Daniel Koellerer has become the first tennis player to be banned for life for attempting to fix matches.

Man stalks Serena Williams

2011-05-03 21:00

Authorities have arrested a man for stalking tennis star Serena Williams after he tried to enter her gated subdivision.

Novak ready for Rafa on clay

2011-04-04 22:42

Novak Djokovic feels he has the game to challenge Rafael Nadal on his beloved clay-court surface over the next couple of months.

Anderson moves up rankings

2010-04-06 20:53

South Africa's number one tennis player Kevin Anderson has moved up six places in the world tennis rankings.

Cilic sends Roddick packing

2010-01-26 10:39

Marin Cilic became the first Croatian to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a gripping five-set victory over Andy Roddick.

Time to embrace technology

2009-11-19 20:42

Thierry Henry's handball has triggered fresh calls for refs to be given more help from either video technology or extra officials.

Agassi pleads for compassion

2009-11-06 11:42

Andre Agassi has pleaded for compassion over his taking of crystal methamphetamine, saying he "needed help" to fight depression.

Monfils enters SA Open

2009-11-04 12:12

For sheer energy, excitement and entertainment, there are few players in the world to match the magnetic Gael Monfils.

'Mane' was a wig - Agassi

2009-10-31 18:19

Former tennis star Andre Agassi has admitted the lion mane-style hairstyle he sported during the 1990s was actually a wig.

'They don't play enough'

2009-05-12 15:35

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova says that Serena and Venus Williams needs to play more tournaments, outside the four majors.

Australia to skip Chennai tie

2009-04-25 09:40

Australia will skip their Davis Cup tie against India in Chennai next month due to security concerns, Tennis Australia said.

Pienaar heads IPL marketing

2009-04-17 07:25

There were plenty of raised eyebrows when Francois Pienaar took a seat alongside the IPL bigwigs at a media conference.

 
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