ARTICLES RELATING TO TENNIS

Tsitsipas rolls into second straight Marseille final

7 minutes ago

Stefanos Tsitsipas will have a chance to defend his Marseille title after cruising into the final with a dominating 7-5, 6-3 win over Alexander Bublik on Saturday.

Simon stuns top seed Medvedev in Marseille

2020-02-22 07:53

Two-time champion Gilles Simon stunned top seed and world No 5 Daniil Medvedev to reach the semi-finals in Marseille.

Halep in hurry to set up Dubai final clash with Rybakina

2020-02-21 20:53

Simona Halep pounded out a defeat of US qualifier Jennifer Brady to move into a second career final at the Dubai Championships.

Sithole accepts charge for doping violation

2020-02-21 13:24

South African wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole has accepted the International Tennis Federation’s decision to ban him for two years from all forms of competition.

Federer targets Wimbledon after knee surgery blow

2020-02-20 21:13

Roger Federer has undergone surgery to resolve a longstanding knee problem and says he would be out of action until after the French Open.

Muguruza shocked by qualifier Brady in Dubai

2020-02-20 17:35

Qualifier Jennifer Brady claimed a second seeded victim, defeating Garbine Muguruza to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals.

Halep battles past Jabeur in Dubai

2020-02-19 20:22

Top seed Simona Halep needed four match points to defeat Tunisia's Ons Jabeur to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Dubai Championships.

Djokovic on why he gets less support than Federer and Nadal

2020-02-19 14:22

Novak Djokovic believes the crowd is always against him when he faces rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on court.

China withdraw from Romania Davis Cup tie due to coronavirus worries

2020-02-18 22:33

China have been forced to pull out of next month's Davis Cup play-off with Romania due to the ongoing deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Bencic soars, then crashes in Dubai

2020-02-18 17:52

Holder Belinda Bencic ran off the first 19 points against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova before collapsing to a loss at the Dubai Championships.

 

Clijsters faced six doping tests before comeback

35 minutes ago

Kim Clijsters, the former world No.1 who made her comeback this week in Dubai, had to undergo six doping tests before she could return to the circuit.

Kevin Anderson set for stint on sidelines after knee surgery

2020-02-21 21:44

South Africa's Kevin Anderson could be sidelined for seveal months with a recurring knee injury after undergoing another surgery.

Rybakina books 4th season final with Dubai victory

2020-02-21 18:25

Elena Rybakina will play her fourth final of the season after a defeat of Petra Martic at the Dubai Championships.

Halep stages another Dubai comeback to reach semi-finals

2020-02-20 21:35

Top seed Simona Halep had to come from behind for a second straight day, overhauling Aryna Sabalenka to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals.

Xian Open tennis cancelled in China over coronavirus outbreak

2020-02-20 19:24

April's Xian Open tennis was cancelled the WTA Tour said, becoming the latest sporting event to fall victim to the new coronavirus outbreak in China.

Federer has knee surgery, won't be seen until grass season

2020-02-20 12:42

Tennis great Roger Federer has announced he has undergone knee surgery and will miss a host of tournaments in the coming months.

Pliskova, Muguruza restore order, reach Dubai quarters

2020-02-19 17:49

Karolina Pliskova and Garbine Muguruza re-established order among seeds as both reached the quarter finals of the WTA Dubai Championships.

Australian Open winner Kenin loses on WTA return

2020-02-19 06:00

Sofia Kenin lost her first WTA match since winning the Australian Open as she went down to Elena Rybakina on Tuesday at the Dubai Championships.

Bjorn Borg's teenage son loses first pro tennis match

2020-02-18 20:32

Leo Borg, son of Swedish tennis legend Bjorn, lost his first professional match, falling in straight sets at the second-tier Challenger event.

Anderson, Harris find going tougher after bright 2020 start

2020-02-18 12:41

After promising starts to the year, Kevin Anderson and Lloyd Harris have found the going a lot tougher in recent weeks, writes Sy Lerman.

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