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'It's a date': Tennis legend Serena Williams takes up wild card entry to Wimbledon

Tennis - Wed, 06/15/2022 - 07:28
Serena Williams announces she will compete at Wimbledon after sliding down to 1,208th in the world rankings, having been sidelined for a year.

Former tennis star Jelena Dokic vows to 'be back stronger than ever' after a day she 'will never forget'

Tennis - Tue, 06/14/2022 - 11:56
Former Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic says her mental health deteriorated so badly she almost took her own life earlier this year, but she is now on the road to recovery.

Nick Kyrgios nearly refused to continue his Stuttgart Open semi-final against Andy Murray after altercation with fan

Tennis - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 08:46
Nick Kyrgios says he was racially abused during his racquet-smashing, umpire-berating defeat to Andy Murray in the Stuttgart Open semi-final.

'It's quiet': Aussie wheelchair tennis star Heath Davidson considers future without retired best mate Dylan Alcott

Tennis - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 13:42
Heath Davidson always aimed to retire after the French Open, but is now considering a longer career on the court heading towards Wimbledon.

Celebrated Indigenous playwright takes on the life and times of tennis legend Evonne Goolagong

Tennis - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 04:55
With Sunshine Super Girl and Ghosting the Party, Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai theatre maker Andrea James brings vital historical and contemporary First Nations stories to the stage.

Nadal wins French Open with numbed foot, taking home a record 22nd grand slam trophy

Tennis - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 04:42
French Open champion Rafael Nadal will play at Wimbledon later this month if his body allows him to, the Spaniard says after winning Roland Garros for a record-extending 14th time.

Poland's Iga Świątek thrashes Coco Gauff to win French Open title

Tennis - Sun, 06/05/2022 - 00:55
World number one Iga Świątek continues her recent domination of women's tennis, beating Coco Gauff in straight sets to win her second major title.

Rafael Nadal through to French Open final after Alexander Zverev fall

Tennis - Sat, 06/04/2022 - 07:19
Zverev fell heavily and twisted his ankle at the end of the second set during the semifinal on Saturday and had to be helped off the court in a wheelchair.

Coco Gauff appeals for end to gun violence after reaching French Open final

Tennis - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 07:52
The American's semifinal win over Martina Trevisan follows two mass shootings in the US in the past 10 days, including one that left 19 children and two teachers dead.

Iga Świątek is on a winning streak, but how does it compare to past tennis greats?

Tennis - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 01:02
Iga Świątek’s stunning unbeaten run has continued at the French Open. This is how it compares with the top five longest winning streaks in women’s tennis, in the open era.

Aussie Heath Davidson reaches quad doubles final on French Open debut

Tennis - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 10:34
Wheelchair tennis player Heath Davidson is the last Australian left at Roland Garros, after reaching the Quad doubles final with Brazilian partner Ymanitu Silva.

Cilic applauds opponent's unusual sportsmanship on his way to French Open semi-finals

Tennis - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 09:43
Croatian Marin Cilic triumphed in a fifth-set quarter-final tiebreaker over Russian Andrey Rublev, who won fans' admiration for two critical displays of sportsmanship. 

Women's tennis has less 'appeal', French Open director Amelie Mauresmo says

Tennis - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 07:58
French Open tournament director and two-time grand slam singles title winner Amelie Mauresmo says nearly all night matches this year have involved men because women's tennis has less "appeal".

Świątek sizzles towards Serena's streak mark and into French Open semifinals

Tennis - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 02:10
Iga Świątek stands on the precipice of achieving something not even Ash Barty managed to do, if she can claim her second French Open title this week.

Rafael Nadal defeats rival Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals for 15th time

Tennis - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 09:16
Rafael Nadal survives a challenge from rival Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros to show why he remains the King of Clay.

Coco Gauff advances to French Open semi-final at 18 years of age

Tennis - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:42
A year on from a disappointing quarter-final loss at Roland Garros, teenage tennis star Coco Gauff breaks through to reach her first major semi-final in Paris. 

'I wish I can be a man': China's Qinwen Zheng's French Open run derailed by menstrual cramps

Tennis - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 09:00
The 19-year-old tennis star took the first set against world number one Iga Świątek at Roland Garros, but cramps affected her from the second set onwards.

Nadal vs Djokovic: Roland Garros clash of the titans to be one for the ages

Tennis - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 06:08
Modern tennis greats Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will add another chapter to their rich history when they meet in the French Open quarter-finals. Djokovic has been in dominant form but can he overcome the king of clay?

'I want payback': Tsitsipas defiant after being beaten by teenager in French Open upset

Tennis - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 03:28
The teenage dream continues at the French Open as Holger Rune joins Carlos Alcaraz in the men's singles quarterfinals to break a 28-year hoodoo.

French Open set for Nadal vs Djokovic blockbuster quarterfinal

Tennis - Mon, 05/30/2022 - 11:24
Rafael Nadal says every match at Roland Garros could be his last. Now the Spanish king of clay has a big quarterfinal ahead against rival and world number one Novak Djokovic.
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