Andy Murray's choice to compete at European Open down largely to wife being heavily pregnant
on October 15, 2019 at 8:45 am
MIKE DICKSON IN ANTWERP: The attraction of being just a three-hour train ride from home was a persuasive argument for Andy Murray to wrap up his mini […]
Roger Federer reveals he will play at Tokyo Olympics in 2020
on October 14, 2019 at 12:43 pm
The Swiss maestro has never won singles gold in the Olympics, coming closest when he finished runner-up to Andy Murray in London in 2012.
Coco Gauff gets top marks after the 15-year-old lands her first WTA Tour title at the Linz Open
on October 13, 2019 at 9:30 pm
MIKE DICKSON: Coco Gauff spent some of this week doing her high school homework, and ended it by taking the first of what will surely be many titles […]
Heather Watson loses in Tianjin Open final as Rebecca Peterson is too strong for Brit
on October 13, 2019 at 1:02 pm
Heather Watson broke serve in the second game but was immediately pegged back by the world number 59, leaving the match effectively on serve after […]
Heather Watson continues return to form as Brit wins again to reach Tianjin Open final
on October 12, 2019 at 3:41 pm
The British No 2 showed no signs of nerves in her first WTA Tour semi-final in more than a year, winning 6-1 6-4 in one hour and 14 minutes. The […]
Rafael Nadal set to recapture world No 1 spot following Novak Djokovic's shock defeat
on October 11, 2019 at 11:01 pm
Rafael Nadal has been absent from the Shanghai Masters but is guaranteed to recapture the world No 1 spot next month after Novak Djokovic went down […]
Coco Gauff claims first top-10 scalp as she defeats Kiki Bertens to reach semi-finals
on October 11, 2019 at 10:31 pm
Coco Gauff claimed her first top-10 scalp to reach the semi-finals of the Upper Austria Ladies Linz. The 15-year-old American needed a lucky-loser […]
Novak Djokovic's Shanghai Masters semi-final streak brought to an end in Stefanos Tsitsipas defeat
on October 11, 2019 at 6:19 pm
Novak Djokovic's semi-final streak in Shanghai is over. The defending champion, a four-time winner of the Masters had reached the semi-finals in all […]
Coco Gauff, 15, Wins Her First Singles Title
by Ben Rothenberg on October 13, 2019 at 9:31 pm
Gauff, the American tennis phenom, defeated Jelena Ostapenko, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, in Linz, Austria, to add another highlight to her breakout season.
A Big Step by Coco Gauff, Huge Leaps for a Tennis Youth Movement
by Christopher Clarey on October 11, 2019 at 10:43 pm
On Friday, Gauff reached her first singles semifinal, and the next generation upset Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
In Tennis, Men and Women Are United in Looming Prize-Money Fight
by Christopher Clarey on October 11, 2019 at 6:56 pm
The players’ battle for a bigger piece of the pie at Grand Slam events is not a new one. What distinguishes the latest campaign is that it is a joint effort by men and women.
Osaka vs. Andreescu: Tennis Rivalry in the Making?
by Christopher Clarey on October 4, 2019 at 9:58 pm
Naomi Osaka beat Bianca Andreescu in Beijing on Friday in the first of what tennis fans hope will be many matches between the young stars.
Nick Kyrgios Gets Six Months’ Probation From ATP Tour
by Christopher Clarey on September 27, 2019 at 5:45 am
Found to have committed a “major offense” to the tour’s code of conduct, he will not serve an immediate suspension. Instead, he is expected to begin a probationary period on Monday.
70 Countries and Counting: On the Tennis Governance Campaign Trail
by Christopher Clarey on September 26, 2019 at 4:48 pm
Dave Miley used a windfall to visit 70 countries, by his count, to try to sell himself as an outsider candidate in a fractious period in tennis governance.
Federer and Nadal Make Laver Cup Shine, for Now, on a Crowded Calendar
by Christopher Clarey on September 24, 2019 at 4:50 am
The three-year-old event is one of three national team events in men’s tennis, and its survival might depend on whether future generations can match Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s passion.
A Noteworthy Year for Dominic Thiem
by Cindy Shmerler on September 19, 2019 at 9:00 am
He won an ATP Masters 1000 and then the Barcelona Open. He talks about playing in the Laver Cup.