Tennis

Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka on the end of brutal handshake snub as war...

Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, the world No.2, has distanced herself from her country’s president and involvement in Russia’s war on Ukraine.“I don’t want my country to be in any conflict, I don’t support the war,” Sabalenka told a press conference...

Botched umpiring call has Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo seething at French Open: ‘It was a...

Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo has unleashed on the umpire following a bungled call in his fourth round Roland-Garros match against Holger Rune on Monday.Rune beat Cerundolo 7-6 (7-3) 3-6 6-4 1-6 7-6 (10-7) over almost four hours, but a missed...

Nick Kyrgios and Roger Federer emerge in French Open’s crying ballkid saga: ‘Now it...

Nick Kyrgios and Roger Federer have suddenly emerged in the middle of the disqualification saga that unfolded in a French Open doubles match, with the Australian firebrand belatedly reacting to the incident.Miyu Kato was booted from the women’s doubles...

Man accused of stealing Nick Kyrgios’s car from his mother at gunpoint enters plea

The man accused of stealing Nick Kyrgios’s car from the tennis star’s mother at gunpoint has pleaded not guilty over the incident.The man, who is not being named for legal reasons, entered a not guilty plea to five charges:...

Tears flow on court as French Open ball girl controversy takes surprise turn

More tears flowed at the French Open after two players at the centre of the grand slam’s disqualification controversy took to the court on Monday.Miyu Kato was booted from the women’s doubles draw midway through a third-round contest on...

Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic announces second book Fearless

Jelena Dokic is a tennis star, commentator, motivational speaker, fashion brand ambassador - and now a two-time author.The popular tennis commentator announced on Monday that her second book Fearless: Finding the Power to Thrive will be released on September...

Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka steps back from media duties at Roland Garros for...

Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka has taken a step back from some media duties for her mental health after feeling unsafe during a press conference at the French Open.And, crucially, it has come with the support of Roland Garros...

Doubles pair disqualified from French Open after leaving ballgirl in tears with stray shot

French Open tennis doubles player Miyu Kato and her partner have been forced to forfeit a match when the Japanese player accidentally hit a ball girl in the neck with a ball after a point.In the second set on...

Rafael Nadal issues sad update after spending his 37th birthday in hospital

Rafael Nadal’s injury-plagued season is all but over after the Spanish tennis legend underwent surgery on a hip muscle which will keep him out of action for an estimated five months.The 14-times French Open champion, who has won a...

Thanasi Kokkinakis fumes at ‘useless’ umpire amid war of words over toilet break at...

A crestfallen Thanasi Kokkinakis will consult with medical specialists to see if a solution can be found to the pectoral problem that is threatening to cruel his potential.The Australian charge at Roland Garros ended when Kokkinakis fell painfully short...

Tennis champion Garbine Muguruza to marry random fan who wanted a selfie

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza has revealed she is marrying boyfriend Arthur Borges.It’s a love match made in heaven but it only came about by a chance encounter.Muguruza, 29, met Borges in New York in 2021.Watch the latest sport on...

Tennis cult hero Daniel Altmaier in tears and unable to speak after stunning upset

Eighth seed Jannik Sinner was toppled by German Daniel Altmaier in a five-hour epic court battle at the French Open.In a tremendous atmosphere on Court Suzanne Lenglen, Altmaier clinched a 6-7 (0) 7-6 (7) 1-6 7-6 (4) 7-5 second-round...

Jelena Dokic unveils surprise new role as ambassador for FIFA Women’s World Cup

Aussie tennis champion Jelena Dokic has been unveiled as a Beyond Greatness Champion ambassador for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.The Beyond Greatness Champions are a group of inspirational trailblazers who represent the best of...

Jelena Dokic unveils surprise new role as ambassador for FIFA Women’s World Cup

Aussie tennis champion Jelena Dokic has been unveiled as a Beyond Greatness Champion ambassador for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.The Beyond Greatness Champions are a group of inspirational trailblazers who represent the best of...

Thanasi Kokkinakis’s one-word response to Nick Kyrgios’s French Open plea against Stan Wawrinka

His pal Nick Kyrgios had hailed it a not-to-be-missed “popcorn match” - but when push came to shove in the middle of the night back home, he didn’t even stay up to watch buddy Thanasi Kokkinakis star in his...
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