© AFP/File | Andy Murray of Britain is closing in on Novak Djokovic's top ranking, after taking his season record to 66 wins and just nine losses

Andy Murray's pursuit of the world number one ranking was severely tested by Slovak left-hander Martin Klizan in his Vienna opener on Wednesday before the British star clinched a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-0 win. The 29-year-old Wimbledon and Olympic champion,...
Angelique Kerber

Germany's Angelique Kerber, who won two of the season's four Grand Slam titles, secured the year-ending world number one ranking on Thursday, the WTA announced. Kerber is the 12th player to achieve the year-end top spot and only the second...
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal insists he can still compete with the best in the world for "many years to come" after opening his tennis academy alongside Roger Federer in Mallorca on Wednesday. Nadal and Federer have slipped down the world rankings this...
Andy Murray

Andy Murray has never been the most fashionable member of tennis's 'Big Four', but he finally looks the part as he zeroes in on the world number one spot. Winning back-to-back titles in China without dropping a set tells its...
Maria Sharapova

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban on Tuesday as one of the "happiest days" of her life, immediately targeting a return to action in April 2017. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)...
Russia's Sharapova is a five-time Grand Slam winner

Maria Sharapova will find out on Tuesday if her two-year doping ban will be overturned, says the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The five-time Grand Slam winner, 29, was banned by the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for...
Davis Cup: Leon Smith 'extremely proud' despite Great Britain's defeat by Argentina

Great Britain Davis Cup captain Leon Smith said he was "extremely proud" of his team after the 3-2 semi-final defeat by Argentina in Glasgow.Britain hit back from 2-0 down to force a decider, but Leonardo Mayer beat Dan Evans...
Maria Sharapova

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it would deliver an appeal verdict on the two-year doping ban for Maria Sharapova in early October. The 29-year-old Russian tested positive for the banned medication meldonium during January's Australian Open....
Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka's US Open triumph over world number one Novak Djokovic gave him a third Grand Slam title in as many, finals, but the 31-year-old Swiss says they don't get any easier. Wawrinka, described by Djokovic as a player who...
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic's strange US Open path took another odd turn Friday as the defending champion defied stultifying humidity and the controversial tactics of Gael Monfils to book a title showdown with Stan Wawrinka. World number one and defending champion Djokovic...