Cibulkova battles through to beat Cornet

2017-08-24 09:48

No 2 seed Dominika Cibulkova battled back from a set down against Alizé Cornet to seal the final place in the quarter-finals of the Connecticut Open.

No luck knocking on Anderson's door

2017-08-23 14:38

Tennis SA is eager to convince Kevin Anderson to play Davis Cup, but the player remains sidelined for the time being. Sy Lerman reports.

Sharapova: Impossible to ignore critics

2017-08-23 14:14

Maria Sharapova has been under much scrutiny since her return to tennis following her doping ban, scrutiny she revealed is impossible to ignore.

Opportunity knocks in US Open generation game

2017-08-23 12:32

At a towering 1.98m, Alexander Zverev is closer to tennis's glass ceiling than most.

Sharapova wants to prove point on Slam return

2017-08-23 09:24

Maria Sharapova makes her first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 15-month doping suspension, bringing renewed passion to the US Open.

SA unchanged for Denmark Davis Cup tie

2017-08-22 17:41

South Africa will go all guns-a-blazing into their Davis Cup promotion tie against Denmark in Aarhus in September.

ATP chief hails Nadal's return to world No 1

2017-08-22 13:06

Rafael Nadal's return to the top of the world rankings is a testament to the Spaniard's longevity in the game, men's tennis chief Chris Kermode has said.

Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid custody fight

2017-08-22 07:04

Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka has confirmed her withdrawal from the tournament amid a custody battle.

Dolgopolov betting patterns alert integrity unit

2017-08-21 20:11

Suspicious betting patterns involving Alexandr Dolgopolov in a match last weekend has prompted the Tennis Integrity Unity to investigate.

Cincinnati winner Muguruza climbs to third

2017-08-21 11:03

Cincinnati winner Garbine Muguruza of Spain has climbed three places to third in the latest WTA rankings.


Raonic out of US Open with wrist injury

2017-08-24 06:59

Canadian Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the US Open with a left wrist injury, the world number 11 has announced on Instagram.

Boris Becker appointed head of German men's tennis

2017-08-23 14:14

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been appointed as head of men's tennis in his home country.

Tomic to play US Open

2017-08-23 12:42

Bernard Tomic is set to return to tennis at the US Open, ending an extended absence from the game that has seen the Australian's world ranking plummet to 146.

Pretenders line up in US Open power struggle

2017-08-23 11:27

Serena Williams is about to have a baby, Victoria Azarenka will stay home with her baby and the US Open women's field is pregnant with suspense over who might win.

Nadal, Federer eye US Open swansong

2017-08-23 07:36

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017's concluding Grand Slam.

Rankings drop for Anderson

2017-08-22 14:02

South Africa's top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has dropped five spots to No 32 in the official ATP rankings.

Bouchard breezes past Davis at Connecticut Open

2017-08-22 09:50

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has breezed past higher-ranked American Lauren Davis to advance to the second round of the Connecticut Open.

Becker named German federation 'head of tennis'

2017-08-21 22:02

Six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker will be named as the German Tennis Federation's (DTB) first 'head of tennis'

Nadal hails 'unbelievable' climb back to No 1

2017-08-21 11:48

Rafael Nadal described as "unbelievable" his climb back to the world No 1 spot for the first time in three years.

Nadal back as No 1, after three year absence

2017-08-21 10:39

Rafael Nadal has been confirmed as the world number one for the first time in three years in the latest ATP rankings.

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