ARTICLES RELATING TO TENNIS

Murray: Flu, shingles, fever - I'm lucky

2017-05-26 20:12

World number one Andy Murray considers himself lucky despite seeing his season torpedoed by shingles, flu, an elbow injury.

Bertens, Krejcikova to contest Nuremberg title

2017-05-26 19:19

Dutch title holder Kiki Bertens booked her ticket to Saturday's Nuremberg WTA final after semi-final opponent Misaki Doi retired.

Kvitova: Saving my fingers biggest battle

2017-05-26 17:25

Petra Kvitova will return to tennis at the French Open having already won her biggest battle - saving her fingers.

Halep 'expects to play' French Open

2017-05-26 15:41

Simona Halep said she was confident of making the French Open despite suffering torn ankle ligaments in last week's Italian Open final.

Kvitova included in French Open draw

2017-05-26 13:57

Czech player Petra Kvitova has been included in the draw for the French Open after recovering from being stabbed during a burglary at her home last December.

I almost destroyed wrist at French Open - Nadal

2017-05-26 11:36

Rafael Nadal has admitted that he almost "destroyed" his wrist at last year's French Open.

Steffi stepped in after Agassi said 'no' to Djokovic

2017-05-25 22:33

Andre Agassi has revealed that his wife and fellow tennis legend Steffi Graf encouraged him to become Novak Djokovic's new coach.

Murray extra motivated for Paris slam

2017-05-25 12:45

World number one Andy Murray revealed that while motivation has been an issue of late, he always finds that extra gear for the grand slams.

Ex-tennis great boycotts Qantas over gay marriage

2017-05-25 09:26

Australian tennis great Margaret Court says she will stop flying Qantas "where possible" in protest of the airline's support of same-sex marriage.

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

2017-05-25 08:30

Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard's Grand Slam grip by capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open.

 

Tsonga reaches first clay final

2017-05-26 20:10

Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia at the Lyon Open to reach his first clay court final.

Wawrinka, Zverev advance to Geneva final

2017-05-26 19:14

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the Geneva Open final by beating unseeded Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Friday

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal

2017-05-26 17:23

Rafael Nadal insisted that he didn't care if he was regarded as the favourite for a 10th French Open, even if his rivals begged to differ.

Sharapova's Wimbledon qualifying bid to be broadcast

2017-05-26 15:23

Fans around the world will be able to watch Maria Sharapova's bid to reach Wimbledon with qualifying for the Grand Slam to be broadcast for the first time.

Djokovic, Nadal drawn to meet in French Open semis

2017-05-26 13:02

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and nine-time winner Rafael Nadal have been drawn to face each other in the French Open semi-finals.

Murray struggles with illness - reports

2017-05-26 06:52

World No 1 Andy Murray is battling to recover from illness before the French Open begins on Sunday, according to British media reports.

Safin to give up Russian parliament seat

2017-05-25 20:08

Former world number one and two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin has announced that he was stepping down as a lawmaker in the Russian parliament after six years.

Missing stars let French Open pretenders dream

2017-05-25 12:43

Serena Williams' bombshell pregnancy announcement last month triggered a sequence of events that has left this year's women's draw at Roland Garros wide open.

New mum Azarenka to return next month

2017-05-25 09:26

Victoria Azarenka looks set to make Wimbledon after announcing she will return to tennis at the Mallorca Open next month.

Going, going, gone at French Open

2017-05-25 07:55

The French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday with a host of stars sidelined and others fighting races against time to be fit.

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