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How molestation case led to age fraud accusation against junior Davis Cupper and four others

July 07, 2020 6:00 pm

A molestation case, pursued vigorously by a desperate father, has ended up uncovering alleged age fraud by a junior Davis Cupper and four others even as the national tennis federation tip-toed around the issue that has plagued the sport for years.

Novak Djokovic's coach Goran Ivanisevic tests positive for coronavirus

June 27, 2020 7:47 am

Goran Ivanisevic coaches top-ranked Novak Djokovic and was at the recent Adria Tour exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia.

Rafael Nadal pessimistic about return of competitive tennis in 2020

May 06, 2020 11:59 am

"I would sign up right now just to being ready for 2021," Nadal said in an interview.

Small exhibition events testing the waters as tennis plots way back onto court

May 06, 2020 2:52 pm

The BASE Tennis Academy in the town of Höhr-Grenzhausen hosted a four-day Tennis Point Exhibition Series – an eight-man event.

Lower rung gets a helping hand from tennis bodies during lockdown

April 23, 2020 1:12 pm

Governing bodies in tennis get together to set up a fund for those struggling due to tour suspension

ATP warns players of unsolicited help from French firm for creation of solidarity fund

April 13, 2020 2:23 pm

"We recommend that you be cautious and confirm the legitimacy of any unsolicited approaches that you receive before you decide to pursue them," said ATP’s letter to players.

With COVID-19 at large, professional tennis events face an existential threat

April 01, 2020 4:24 pm

With professional tennis on hold until at least June, the sport’s administrators and players are scrambling to cut their losses as tournaments are postponed or cancelled en masse.

Mary Pierce looks back at a career less ordinary

February 26, 2020 2:28 pm

It was during the 2000 Roland Garros quarterfinal against perennial rival Monica Seles that Mary Pierce pulled out a stroke that remains a fixture in most 'best shots ever' montages; a running, high-jumping, front-facing, between-the-legs lob.

You can't curse: Coco Gauff tells dad during Auckland Classic match

January 09, 2020 12:45 pm

Parents normally tell their teenagers to watch their language, but Coco Gauff turned the tables on her father on Thursday during Auckland Classic second-round.

Kim Clijsters targets March return seven years after retiring

December 23, 2019 9:55 pm

Kim Clijsters plans to make her delayed comeback to tennis at the Mexican tournament in Monterrey in March, more than seven years after her second retirement

TENNIS PHOTOS

French Open 2016 final: In Paris, Serena Williams is second best to Garbine Muguruza

June 05, 2016 2:42 pm

Muguruza beat Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 to win French Open 2016 women's singles title - her first Grand Slam trophy.

Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic: In Paris, a repeat of Melbourne

June 04, 2016 5:00 pm

Novak Djokovic will clash with Andy Murray in the French Open final after both won their semi-finals on Friday.

French Open final: Serena Williams to face Garbine Muguruza

June 04, 2016 5:29 pm

Serena Williams and Garbine Muruguza marched into French Open final after winning their respective semifinals.

Five-times Grand Slam champ Maria Sharapova fails dope test

March 09, 2016 1:06 pm

Maria Sharapova is seventh athlete in a month to test positive for meldonium, which is used to treat diabetes and low magnesium.

IPTL 2: Rafael Nadal downs Roger Federer in shootout

December 13, 2015 6:45 pm

Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer in the much-anticipated clash of the IPTL 2.

Sania Mirza, Rafael Nadal enthrall crowd as IPTL returns to India

December 11, 2015 5:20 pm

The International Premier Tennis League returned to the national capital on Thursday in presence of stars like Rafael Nadal and others.

Rafael Nadal's day out with kids in Delhi

December 10, 2015 4:56 pm

Spanish tennis sensation Rafael Nadal was at a 'Tennis clinic' held at the national capital on Thursday.

Sania Mirza holidays in Goa with actress Parineeti Chopra

November 30, 2015 12:53 pm

India's leading tennis lady Sania Mirza is in Goa with Parineeti Chopra for a "short vacation".

Sania Mirza gives West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Tennis lessons on star-studded evening

November 26, 2015 12:20 pm

Sania Mirza gave West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee some Tennis tips as the two met at a promotional event in Kolkata.

Sania Mirza's sister Anam Mirza gets engaged

September 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Sania Mirza's sister Anam Mirza got engaged to Akbar in a private ceremony on Tuesday.

TENNIS VIDEOS

When Boris Becker won Wimbledon

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#OnThisDay in 1985, Boris Becker became the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at age 17.