Defending champion Dzumhur wins St Petersburg opener

2018-09-18 20:06

Defending champion Damir Dzumhur eased into the second round of the St Petersburg Open with a straight-sets win over qualifier Lucas Miedler.

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WTA Tour

Anger management: ruffled Azarenka posts Tokyo win

2018-09-18 14:27

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka fought the gremlins to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-4, 7-5 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

 
WTA Tour

Radwanska beats Mattek-Sands at Korea Open

2018-09-18 12:54

Agnieszka Radwanska began her quest for a second Korea Open title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

 
ATP Tour

SA to face Portugal in Davis Cup

2018-09-17 12:12

The South African Davis Cup team will face Portugal in a crucial Euro/Africa Group 1 playoff tie next month.

 
 
Tennis

Croatia beat USA to set up Davis Cup final with France

2018-09-16 21:00

Croatia will meet France in the Davis Cup final after defeating the United States as Borna Coric won the decisive fifth match in Zadar.

 
Tennis

Classy France into Davis Cup final

2018-09-16 06:07

France captain Yannick Noah said he "deserved a beer" to celebrate his defending Davis Cup champions' seamless progress past Spain and into the Davis Cup final.

 
 
ATP Tour

Pouille wins to put France on brink of Davis Cup final

2018-09-14 20:50

Lucas Pouille dug deep to deny Roberto Bautista-Agut in five sets to give France both points on the opening day of their Davis Cup semi-final.

 
Tennis

Grand Slams to keep 32 seeds in 2019

2018-09-14 07:12

The four major tennis tournaments will continue to seed 32 players for men's and women's singles draws.

 
 
WTA Tour

Sloane Stephens loses early at Pan Pacific Open

2018-09-18 12:48

Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens has been eliminated from the first round of the Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic.

 
WTA Tour

Cibulkova to get first shot at US Open champ Osaka

2018-09-17 13:26

Dominika Cibulkova will get her first crack at newly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka after squeaking into the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

 
US Open

Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves

2018-09-17 09:40

Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that overshadowed a historic Japanese win.

 
WTA Tour

France's Parmentier wins WTA Quebec City crown

2018-09-16 21:23

French eighth seed Pauline Parmentier captured her fourth career WTA title, beating US qualifier Jessica Pegula in the WTA Quebec City tournament final.

 
 
 
US Open

Serena talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event

2018-09-15 07:41

Serena Williams talked about her fashion business and her family, but not tennis fouls during a Friday appearance before a business trade group in Las Vegas.

 
US Open

Umpire focused on 'working again' after Serena row

2018-09-14 12:33

The chair umpire who penalised Serena Williams in the US Open final says he is pleased to be getting back to work.

 
Tennis

France captain Noah admits Paire Davis Cup selection 'not easy'

2018-09-13 19:54

French captain Yannick Noah admitted that handing Benoit Paire a Davis Cup debut in the semi-finals against Spain "was not an easy choice".

 
US Open

Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final

2018-09-13 09:58

Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by her furious row with the chair umpire.

 
ATP Tour

Wawrinka wobbles to winning start in St Petersburg

2018-09-17 19:09

Stan Wawrinka booked a place in the second round at the Saint Petersburg Open with a hard-fought straight-sets win over Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene.

 
ATP Tour

SA wheelchair player Neo Kgwedi dies at 20

2018-09-17 13:19

South African quad wheelchair tennis player, Neo Kgwedi, has passed away at the age of 20 after a short illness.

 
WTA Tour

Osaka shows deep Japanese roots by watching sumo

2018-09-17 11:05

Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run: She went to watch Japan's national sport of sumo and said she liked it.

 
WTA Tour

Lisicki breaks drought with 1st round win at Guangzhou Open

2018-09-17 12:19

Sabine Lisicki has recorded her first win since February in a WTA-level match with a victory over two-time Grand Slam finalist Vera Zvonareva at the Guangzhou Open.

 
Tennis

Serena fallout: Male tennis players punished more than women

2018-09-16 16:02

Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts a report shows.

 
ATP Tour

Americans keep Davis Cup hopes alive with thrilling doubles victory

2018-09-15 21:57

The United States cut Croatia's lead to 2-1 in their Davis Cup semi-final as Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison won a dramatic doubles rubber.

 
ATP Tour

Paire Davis Cup gamble pays off for France, Croatia lead USA

2018-09-14 21:52

Davis Cup rookie Benoit Paire helped holders France to a semi-final lead over Spain with Croatia in command against the United States.

 
US Open

Rival rubbishes Serena's 'sexism' claim

2018-09-14 06:54

Barbora Strycova has rubbished Serena Williams’ claim that her treatment by the umpire in the recent US Open final was sexist.

 
ATP Tour

Benoit Paire to open for France against Spain in Davis Cup

2018-09-13 14:05

Benoit Paire and Lucas Pouille will play for France in the opening singles against Spain in the Davis Cup semi-finals.

 
US Open

Osaka's US Open win re-opens cultural discussion in Japan

2018-09-13 10:25

Naomi Osaka's victory in the US Open has added her to a growing list of athletes who have raised the issue of what it means to be Japanese.

 
 

 
 
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