Tennis

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal in tears after ‘last dance’ Laver Cup battle, protester shocks...

It’s been an emotional end to tennis great Roger Federer’s career with himself and long-time sparring Rafael Nadal in tears following their Laver Cup battle against Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.Federer was unable to bring the curtain down on...

Roger Federer loses final match before retirement in team-up with Rafael Nadal – National

It was surely unthinkable that Roger Federer’s trophy-laden career would end with a defeat but that is what transpired as the 41-year-old Swiss maestro lost alongside Rafa Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup on Friday. In front...

Novak Djokovic declares 2023 Australian Open return is ‘out of my hands’ despite new...

Novak Djokovic is still awaiting word on whether he will be allowed to return to the Australian Open in January after missing the tournament this year because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.“It’s really not in my hands right...

Watch: Daniil Medvedev completely loses it with French crowd during shock loss to Swiss...

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev lost his temper with the French crowd at the Moselle Open in Metz as he was beaten by veteran Stan Wawrinka.The Russian, playing his first match since losing his world number one ranking and...

Roger Federer hints at tennis coaching and commentating future ahead of emotional Laver Cup...

Roger Federer has revealed his tennis swansong is likely to be one mouthwatering Laver Cup doubles clash with Rafael Nadal, while the retiring legend is already looking ahead to his next career move.The 41-year-old told a packed press conference...

Resurgent Aussie tennis star Daria Saville’s classy response to devastating ACL injury blow

Daria Saville’s tennis resurgence has been stifled by another serious injury.The Australian confirmed on Wednesday she had torn her ACL while playing in a Tokyo WTA event.Saville suffered the same knee injury in 2013 and had only this year...

Australia’s unexpected Kokkinakis bonus as Davis Cup finals place is sealed after Germany’s 2-1...

No nail-biting or horseshoe-clutching will be necessary for Lleyton Hewitt now that his Australian side has been confirmed as definite qualifiers for the Davis Cup finals week.Hewitt’s men had faced the nervy prospect of having to go into Sunday’s...

Nick Kyrgios sends touching tribute to retiring tennis legend Roger Federer, and Novak joins...

With a simple paean to Roger Federer’s greatness, Nick Kyrgios has joined the chorus of laments, thanks and tributes following news of the great man’s impending retirement from tennis.“No one will ever play the game like you,” Australia’s Wimbledon...

Roger Federer retirement: The simply ridiculous shot that sums the Swiss maestro up. Is...

Roger Federer’s highlight reel is peerless.The debate will rage forever over who is the greatest men’s player of all time and, having now surpassed the great Swiss in grand slam titles, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have a fair...

Roger Federer retirement: Why an impatient Federer thought he had let his chance slip...

The unsettling feeling first came watching Roger Federer’s meek defeat by Tommy Robredo at the US Open in 2013.Then the realisation; the Swiss maestro looked a little ordinary.WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Roger Federer retires from tennis at age 41.Watch...

Roger Federer retirement: Rafael Nadal leads tributes for retiring tennis icon

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 41 after a series of knee operations, closing one of the great careers in sport.Federer posted what he called the “bittersweet decision” via social media on Thursday, less...

Serena Williams drops jaw-dropping hint about following Tom Brady in possible return to tennis...

We may not have seen the last of Serena Williams on court.Williams, arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, and without doubt one of the best athletes in the history of sport, announced ahead of the US Open...

Carlos Alcaraz wins US Open title and becomes youngest world No.1 in ATP history...

Spain’s next great tennis star has officially arrived, with Carlos Alcaraz winning the US Open and becoming the youngest world No.1 in ATP history.The 19-year-old condemned fifth seed Casper Ruud to his second straight defeat in a grand slam...

Watch: Casper Ruud overrules chair umpire in moment of ‘brilliant’ sportsmanship in US Open...

In the US Open final, one of the biggest battles of his career to date, a young tennis player could be excused for being a little selfish in the pursuit of victory.But Casper Ruud does not operate like that...

US Open results 2022: Ridiculous 55-shot rally to close out first set between Casper...

US Open No.5 seed Casper Ruud has set up a mouth-watering date with Spanish teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz in the final after overcoming Karen Khachanov in a four sets.The Spaniard beat Khachanov 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 in a...
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