Nadal returns to No 1 with heavy heart over Barcelona

2017-08-19 08:49

Rafael Nadal, who returns to the world number one ranking on Monday for the first time in three years, remains "destroyed" by the terror attacks that rocked his homeland.


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WTA Tour

Pliskova wins twice to secure No 1 spot

2017-08-19 06:37

Defending champion Karolina Pliskova has won twice in one day for the third time this season, tightening her grip on the world number one ranking.

WTA Tour

Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win

2017-08-18 11:00

Romanian second seed Simona Halep stayed on track for a tilt at the world No 1 spot with a third-round win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Cincinnati Open.

US Open

Not without my baby - Azarenka looks to skip US Open

2017-08-17 21:18

Victoria Azarenka detailed her custody fight over eight-month-old son Leo in a Twitter-linked note saying she will skip the upcoming US Open.


Nastase appeals against ITF ban

2017-08-17 17:29

Ilie Nastase has appealed against his suspension over his behaviour during a Fed Cup match between Romania and Great Britain in April.

ATP Tour

Zverev confident for US Open even after shock loss

2017-08-17 09:00

Alexander Zverev enters the US Open confident and feels his best ahead of any Grand Slam event, even after a fatigue-filled loss in Cincinnati.

WTA Tour

Venus preparing for Serena's baby, US Open

2017-08-16 09:13

Venus Williams is preparing this week for the US Open and to become a new aunt with sister Serena giving birth to a baby soon.

ATP Tour

Anderson falls at first hurdle in Cincinnati

2017-08-16 07:50

South Africa's top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, lost in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters.

US Open

Sharapova receives US Open wildcard

2017-08-16 10:00

Maria Sharapova will play her first Grand Slam event since serving a 15-month doping suspension after receiving a wildcard into the US Open.

ATP Tour

Kyrgios rips Nadal to reach semis

2017-08-19 06:28

Australia's Nick Kyrgios humbled new world number one Rafael Nadal winning twice in one day to reach the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals.

ATP Tour

Halep advances, Nadal halted by rain

2017-08-18 07:28

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova, the No 1 seeds at the Cincinnati Masters, didn't get a chance to break a sweat before play was halted by rain.

ATP Tour

Dimitrov rallies past del Potro in Ohio

2017-08-17 20:47

Grigor Dimitrov rallied from a massive second-set deficit for a win over Juan Martin del Potro to reach the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open.

ATP Tour

Venue named for SA's Davis Cup tie v Denmark

2017-08-17 11:39

South Africa's Davis Cup Group 2 third round tie against Denmark will be played in the Ceres Arena in Aarhus.

ATP Tour

Nadal cruises in opener, Tiafoe ousts Zverev

2017-08-17 07:03

Rafael Nadal cruised to victory in his first match since clinching a return to world No 1 while Alexander Zverev's 10-match win streak was halted in Cincinnati.

ATP Tour

Isner leaps into Zverev's path in Cincinnati

2017-08-16 11:04

In a week where most ATP stars are idled by injuries, the two men with multiple titles since Wimbledon - John Isner and Alexander Zverev - are on a collision course.

WTA Tour

Serena aims for 'outrageous' comeback

2017-08-16 07:23

Serena Williams, feeling "new power" from her pregnancy, is already preparing for an Australian Open title defence in January.


Berdych joins Team Europe for Laver Cup

2017-08-15 19:36

Swedish tennis star Bjorn Borg has picked world number fifteen Tomas Berdych for Team Europe facing Team World at September's inaugural Laver Cup in Prague.

US Open

Former champion Stosur out of US Open

2017-08-18 18:38

Australia's Samantha Stosur has withdrawn from the US Open, where she was champion in 2011, because of a nagging injury.

ATP Tour

Nadal shattered, Muguruza shocked by Barcelona attack

2017-08-18 07:03

Reigning Grand Slam champions Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza are shaken and saddened by the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead .

WTA Tour

Halep advances in quest to win title, take No. 1 spot

2017-08-17 19:10

Second-ranked Simona Halep charged closer to taking the world number one ranking by beating Latvian 15th seed Anastasija Sevastova the Cincinnati Masters.

ATP Tour

Nadal offers sage advice to injured stars

2017-08-17 09:00

Rafael Nadal has some advice for men's tennis stars in danger of missing the US Open due to injury - accept it and keep going.

ATP Tour

Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

2017-08-16 19:24

World number nine Kei Nishikori of Japan will miss the remainder of the 2017 ATP season after suffering a torn tendon in his right wrist.

ATP Tour

Zverev seeking strong start in bid for ATP hat trick

2017-08-16 10:59

After winning trophies at Montreal and Washington, Alexander Zverev would like to escape his opening round without a scare for once.

ATP Tour

Raonic withdraws from Cincinnati with sore wrist

2017-08-15 19:56

World number 10 Milos Raonic of Canada withdrew from the ATP Cincinnati Masters due to a left wrist injury, joining a list of high-profile absentees at the US Open tuneup.


Wimbledon secures finance for second roof

2017-08-15 14:37

Wimbledon will have a second retractable roof to keep away the rain by 2019, the All England Club has revealed.


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