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WTA Tour Bracketology: Former champions ...

The women’s singles main draw for the 2022 BNP Paribas Open has been unveiled, and it features several key matchups of perennial stars, including defending champion Paula Badosa, 2018 champion Naomi Osaka, as well as rising American Coco Gauff and the 2022 juggernauts Jelena Ostapenko and Iga Swiatek. As the ink on the sheet dries, […]

Djokovic ready to play wherever he gets ...

Novak Djokovic says he will play any tournament that has him as he prepares to make his return to the ATP Tour. The men’s world number one has not played a competitive match since early December and was expelled last month from Australia on the eve of the Australian Open. The move is the result […]

Tennis marks Black History Month | ATP ...

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has launched its new digital exhibition, Breaking the Boundaries of Black Tenniswhich highlights the breakthroughs, evolution and impact of black tennis players and influential contributors to the sport globally. The initial Breaking Boundaries launch includes 70 people representing 19 nations, and will continue to grow with many more inspiring […]

The ruthless Daniil Medvedev progresses ...

New year, same ruthless efficiency for Daniil Medvedev during a Grand Slam championship on hard court. With a 13-1 record at the Australian Open and US Open in 2021, the Russian has dropped just three sets in those 13 wins. The world No. 2 continued that trend in the first round of the 2022 Australian […]

Nadal returns to tour with victory over ...

Rafa Nadal stepped up his preparations for this month’s Australian Open on Thursday with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis in the second round of the Melbourne Summer Set ATP 250 tournament. Playing his first competitive singles match on the ATP Tour since August 5, the 20-time Grand Slam champion showed no […]

Nadal makes Tour singles comeback with v...

Tennis – ATP 250 – Melbourne Summer Set – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 5, 2022 Spain’s Rafael Nadal during a REUTERS / Loren Elliott training session Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, Jan.6 (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal stepped up his preparations for this month’s Australian Open on Thursday […]

Tour grind: Australian tennis star relis...

Jordan Thompson will attend the Melbourne Summer Set event next week after spending nine months abroad last year Jordan Thompson doesn’t want to hear any international rivals complain about being away from home. Thompson, 27, spent nine months on the road last year, given difficulties returning during the Covid-19 pandemic. “I’m getting pretty old now […]

Nadal set for Melbourne tour return

The 2022 season will start with a bang. Get ready for Rafa’s time. Rafael Nadal will return to Tour level at the Melbourne 250 tournament, scheduled for January 3-9. Grigor Dimitrov, Kei Nishikori, Reilly Opelka, Alexei Popyrin, David Goffin and Jordan Thompson are among the players set to join Nadal in the melbourne 250 […]

Women’s tennis tour suspends events in C

The Women’s Tennis Association. on Wednesday announced that all tournaments would be suspended in China – including Hong Kong – over concerns over the safety of Peng Shuai, a doubles Grand Slam champion who accused a former senior Chinese government official of aggression sexual. The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China could result in […]

Emma Raducanu: the disappointed star sti...

Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk beat the failed 18-year-old 6-2 6-1 in less than an hour at the WTA 250 event in Cluj-Napoca, with the Briton committing 41 unforced errors during the game. “I didn’t feel 100% physically. I was pretty tired and lethargic today. Sometimes you just have those days when you don’t feel your best,” […]

How Naomi Osaka fared on and off the cou...

MASON, Ohio — Two days after a thoughtful exchange with a local sports columnist, Naomi Osaka made a more relevant statement on the court. She is back. After a set and a break against 17-year-old Coco Gauff, the second-ranked Osaka fought back to claim a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win at the Western & Southern Open […]

Naomi Osaka tested by Coco Gauff, wins t...

Two days after a thoughtful exchange with a local sports columnist, Naomi Osaka made a more relevant statement on the pitch. She is back. Down a set and a break at 17 Coco Gauff, second-ranked Osaka battled back to earn a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, her first […]

Djokovic, Medvedev and Tsitsipas top fin...

Editor’s note: This story has been edited to reflect the final list of participants, which was published on July 19. Seven of the top 10 players in the FedEx ATP Race To Turin are on the final entry list for this month’s Tokyo Olympics. The list includes Serbian star Novak Djokovic, who will continue his […]

Naomi Osaka plans to return to the WTA t...

World No. 2 Naomi Osaka has pledged to return to the WTA Tour at the National Bank Open in Montreal in August, event organizers announced Wednesday. Osaka has not played in a WTA event since withdrawing from the French Open at the end of May for mental health reasons. She also decided to bypass Wimbledon […]