Schools Tennis to commence this weekend

The All-Island Interschool Tennis Tournament is all set to commence this weekend with its Junior age groups and will continue through the month with the senior matches. The Schools’ Tennis Association will have their first tournament since 2019, having to...

Chathurya Nilaweera and Anjalika Kurera win National honors

Chathurya Nilaweera and Anjalika Kurera won their first major National titles of the year 2022, the Men’s and Women’s honors at the Clay Court Nationals Tennis Championship, concluded on the 26th March at the SLTA Clay courts. Chathurya Nilaweera started...
Ashleigh Barty

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty announces retirement

Ashleigh Barty, the No.1-ranked WTA player for 114 consecutive weeks and counting, announced her retirement from tennis on Tuesday. The outgoing Australian is one month shy of her 26th birthday. “It’s the first time I’ve actually said it out loud...

A tennis star returned to Ukraine to help fight the Russians. He didn’t tell...

(CNN)Ukrainian tennis star Sergiy Stakhovsky was vacationing with his family in Dubai when Russian forces invaded his home country. He made a tough decision to leave his wife and three young children at their home in Hungary and return to his...

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal wins record-breaking 21st grand slam

(CNN)Rafael Nadal clinched a record-breaking 21st grand slam title after beating Daniil Medvedev 2-6 6-7 6-4 6-4 7-5 in an Australian Open final for the ages. The Spaniard surpassed the previous men's record of 20 he held jointly with Roger Federer...

Consecutive titles for Chathurya and Kiran in ITF Juniors

Chathurya Nilaweera and Kiran Vairavanathan celebrate their second ITF Junior Title at the end of the ITF Junior Circuit Week 2. Nilaweera and Vairavanathan, coming in hot off their Week 1 Boys Doubles title, started the week strong by defeating...

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty wins first Melbourne title by beating Danielle Collins

Ashleigh Barty beat Danielle Collins to win the Australian Open title, ending the home nation's 44-year wait for a Grand Slam women's singles champion. Top seed Barty fought back from 5-1 down in the second set to win 6-3 7-6...

Chathurya and Kiran win ITF Doubles for Sri Lanka

Chathurya Nilaweera and Kiran Vairavanathan bring the Boys Doubles title to Sri Lanka in the ITF Junior Circuit Week 1 tournament which concluded today (23) at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association. Seven Sri Lankan pairs competed in the Boys Doubles...
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic wins appeal against deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic has won his appeal against deportation from Australia, with a judge ordering that he be released from hotel quarantine within 30 minutes. Border officials previously ruled that the tennis star did not meet the criteria for a COVID...

Novak Djokovic’s Visa denied by Australian authorities

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has had his visa to enter Australia dramatically revoked on his arrival in Melbourne. The world number one was held in the city's airport for several hours before border forces announced he had not met entry...

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