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Rafael Nadal unlikely to defend US Open title: Details here

08 Jul 2020

Rafael Nadal unlikely to defend US Open title: Details here

19-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal is highly unlikely to defend his US Open title when the rescheduled tournament begins on August 31.

Coronavirus outbreak: ATP announces revised rankings system for upcoming season

07 Jul 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ATP announces revised rankings system for upcoming season

The ATP announced a revised system for calculating the men's tennis world rankings when the now-stalled season resumes in August.

French Open: Tickets to go on sale in July

03 Jul 2020

French Open: Tickets to go on sale in July

The Tennis fans will be allowed to witness this year's French Open.

Novak Djokovic's coach Goran Ivanisevic tests positive for coronavirus

26 Jun 2020

Novak Djokovic's coach Goran Ivanisevic tests positive for coronavirus

World number one Novak Djokovic's coach Goran Ivanisevic has tested positive for COVID-19.

World number one player Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

23 Jun 2020

World number one player Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

World number one men's tennis star Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus.

Tennis star Dimitrov tests positive for COVID-19, Adria Tour canceled

22 Jun 2020

Tennis star Dimitrov tests positive for COVID-19, Adria Tour canceled

Tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancelation of the Adria Tour exhibition event in Croatia.

Petra Kvitova hopes to participate at the US Open

18 Jun 2020

Petra Kvitova hopes to participate at the US Open

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the US Open 2020.

US Open set to be held behind closed doors

17 Jun 2020

US Open set to be held behind closed doors

The US Open is set to commence in August behind closed doors.

Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

15 Jun 2020

Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

Watford captain Troy Deeney believes there is probably one gay or bisexual player in every football team.

US Open at risk of cancelation amid players being unhappy

12 Jun 2020

US Open at risk of cancelation amid players being unhappy

The US Open 2020 could join the Wimbledon in being scrapped this year unless key players and other stakeholders can be persuaded over the weekend that it will be safe to travel to New York in late August.

Roger Federer will miss the rest of 2020 season

10 Jun 2020

Roger Federer will miss the rest of 2020 season

Tennis ace Roger Federer has announced he will miss the remainder of the 2020 season after undergoing further surgery on his right knee.

Novak Djokovic is thinking of skipping the US Open

10 Jun 2020

Novak Djokovic is thinking of skipping the US Open

World number one Novak Djokovic is thinking of skipping the US Open if the Grand Slam event goes on amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

06 Jun 2020

Novak Djokovic feels hygiene restrictions at US Open are extreme

Tennis great Novak Djokovic has described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open 2020 is likely to be played as extreme.

Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

05 Jun 2020

Ashleigh Barty needs more information before committing to US Open

World number one Ashleigh Barty said she needs to be sure, before making a decision to play when tennis resumes.

Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

03 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal turned 34 on Wednesday.

Roger Federer tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list: Details here

30 May 2020

Roger Federer tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list: Details here

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is the highest-paid athlete in the world, according to Forbes.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Champion Petra Kvitova hails 'bizarre' Czech tournament

29 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Champion Petra Kvitova hails 'bizarre' Czech tournament

Petra Kvitova triumphed in the women's draw at an all-Czech tournament as the sports world slowly returns amid the coronavirus pandemic which caused a lockdown across the globe.

COVID-19: Novak Djokovic Foundation donates ventilators, clinical monitors

23 May 2020

COVID-19: Novak Djokovic Foundation donates ventilators, clinical monitors

With the world grappling with coronavirus pandemic, Novak Djokovic's foundation has donated five ventilators and clinical monitors to a general hospital in Krusevac, Serbia.

Naomi Osaka becomes world's highest-paid female athlete: Details here

23 May 2020

Naomi Osaka becomes world's highest-paid female athlete: Details here

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka has surpassed the legendary Serena Williams as the world's highest-paid female athlete.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

16 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: ATP and WTA Tours face further suspension

Tennis has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and it looks like the 2020 season could be wiped out.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

15 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is pressing ahead with preparations to stage the US Open 2020 in New York this year but is "aggressively" drafting alternative plans for the tournament.

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

15 May 2020

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

A defiant Novak Djokovic has clear goals as far his tennis career is concerned.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

13 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

Veteran tennis ace Serena Williams has claimed she wants to return to court after the lockdown break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

12 May 2020

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

South African legend AB de Villiers hailed Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their batting style.

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

08 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

French Tennis Federation, on Thursday, announced that all ticket holders of the French Open will be refunded due to coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

06 May 2020

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

The governing bodies of tennis have come together to raise in excess of $6 million to create a Player Relief Programme aimed at supporting players who are particularly affected by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Eugenie Bouchard auctions off dinner date to feed people

02 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Eugenie Bouchard auctions off dinner date to feed people

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has devised a unique way to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: International Tennis Federation issues new set of guidelines

02 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: International Tennis Federation issues new set of guidelines

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) issued a new set of guidelines for local and national-level competitions, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Tennis governing bodies to announce relief fund

22 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Tennis governing bodies to announce relief fund

ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slams have announced relief fund to assist the affected players in the wake of coronavirus outburst.

Coco Gauff's father clarifies 'depression' remark

21 Apr 2020

Coco Gauff's father clarifies 'depression' remark

Corey Gauff opened up on his daughter Coco Gauff's recent comments about her mental struggle.

Coronavirus outbreak: John Millman raises concern over Djokovic's relief plan

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: John Millman raises concern over Djokovic's relief plan

World number 43, John Millman slammed the relief policy of big three Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to financially support lower-ranked professionals in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

'Nadal's pre-match routine is intimidating', says Novak Djokovic

18 Apr 2020

'Nadal's pre-match routine is intimidating', says Novak Djokovic

World number one Novak Djokovic believes Rafael Nadal's routine ahead of the match is quite intimidating.

Roger Federer does solo drill, challenges Virat Kohli amid lockdown

08 Apr 2020

Roger Federer does solo drill, challenges Virat Kohli amid lockdown

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has been quite active on social media in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

The Wimbledon 2020 event looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

Coronavirus outbreak: US Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: US Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital

With USA being highly affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a portion of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is set to transform into a 350-bed temporary hospital.

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

28 Mar 2020

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Nadal and Gasol launch fund-raising drive to help Spaniards

27 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Nadal and Gasol launch fund-raising drive to help Spaniards

Spanish sport legends Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol launched a fund-raising drive explaining they wanted to give something back to the coronavirus hit nation.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Decision on Wimbledon 2020 to be made next week

26 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Decision on Wimbledon 2020 to be made next week

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with more than 21,000 deaths being reported so far.