Tennis News

Naomi Osaka breezes past Hsieh Su-wei to reach Stuttgart last eight

World number one Naomi Osaka made a winning start to her claycourt season by beating Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei 6-4 6-3 on Thursday to move into the quarter-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

Rafael Nadal shines in comfortable victory over David Ferrer in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal promptly saw out the set when play resumed and broke Ferrer in the first game of the second but then lost a service game, which made it 2-2.

Andy Murray ‘optimistic’ he can play this year, says mother Judy

Andy Murray is "cautiously optimistic" he will be able to play tennis again this season after successfully undergoing hip surgery, his mother Judy has said.

Kunming Open: Ankita Raina punches above her weight, downs former US Open champion Samantha Stosur

India’s highest ranked women’s singles player Ankita Raina had just pulled off her first win over a top 100 player, in a gruelling contest that lasted two hours and 49 minutes against 2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur.

Jet lagged Victoria Azarenka ousts Vera Zvonareva, Petra Kvitova through to Stuttgart quarters

Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to Stuttgart with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Russia's Vera Zvonareva in what was an engrossing battle in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal rallies to beat Leonard Mayer in 3 sets in Barcelona Open

The second-ranked Nadal was coming off a loss in the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Open, when he was eliminated by Fabio Fognini.

Ankita Raina stuns former US Open champion Samantha Stosur

The Indian, an Asian Games bronze medallist, shocked the fancied Australian 7-5 2-6 6-5 in a gruelling two hours and fifty minutes battle at the WTA 125K event.

ATP Finals move to Turin from London for 2021-25

The move to Turin makes it the first Italian city to host the ATP Finals in its 50-year history and makes Turin the 15th city to host the prestigious tournament since its inception in 1970.

Hip injury forces Simona Halep to pull out of Stuttgart Open

Simona Halep sustained the injury in the Fed Cup semi-finals when she beat France's Caroline Garcia on Sunday. The win was in vain as France won the tie and advanced to the final.

Fed Cup: Australia to face France in final

Ashleigh Barty, who won both her singles matches in the semi-final tie, and Samantha Stosur beat Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka in the deciding doubles to set up a final against France.

Fabio Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo

Five weeks before the French Open kicks off at Roland Garros, Fabio Fognini produced some brilliant tennis on Monte Carlo's red clay to snatch his ninth ATP singles title.

Fed Cup semifinal: Australia, Belarus level after first day

Australian Ashleigh Barty beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6 (2), 6-3 to level their Fed Cup semifinal at 1-1 after the opening day of singles on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena