Wimbledon

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus – where does that leave tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July. The entire grass-court season has been abandoned, and there will be...

First Pro Tennis player tests Positive for Covid-19

Budding Brazilian star Thiago Seyboth Wild, who clinched his first ATP title three weeks ago, is the first tennis player to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The 20-year-old revealed that he has been in self-isolation for...

Caroline Wozniacki career ends with loss to Ons Jabeur at Australian Open

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki saw her hugely impressive career come to a close as she went out in the Australian Open third round. Wozniacki, 29, revealed her intention to retire in November, fittingly calling time at the venue...

SSC Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

Gamini wins SSC open title Two countries of the wheelchair corps were honoured at the SSC Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament 2019 of the ITF future series. The championship was played off at the SSC open tennis courts with over 32 players from 6 countries...

Japan tennis fans hail ‘new Queen’ Osaka

It was an agonising two hours and 27 minutes but Japanese tennis fans burst into tears and shouts of joy Saturday as Naomi Osaka sealed her second straight Grand Slam. Supporters in a packed Tokyo bar had a rollercoaster ride...

Dominant Djokovic wins magnificent seventh Australian Open

An imperious Novak Djokovic won a record magnificent seventh Australian Open title by routing Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday with a display of flawless tennis. The Serbian world number one dominated the Spanish second seed to win his 15th...

Serena muscles past top seed Halep into Open quarters

Serena Williams subdued a stubborn fightback from world number one Simona Halep to take her quest for a record-equalling 24th major into the Australian Open quarter-finals Monday. The 37-year-old American beat the Romanian top seed 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in an...

Local hope Barty stuns Sharapova to reach Open quarters

Ashleigh Barty stunned five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.  Roared on by a packed Melbourne Park crowd, the 15th seed defeated the Russian 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 to become...

Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this season because of chronic...

Ah…MERICA! Practice what you preach

The U.S open, one of world’s leading Grand Slam Tennis tournaments ended ushering in great shame to the sport and undermining the values of true sportsmanship. The first Asian and first Japanese tennis player to win a Major tennis...

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