Tennis


Pliskova struggles, Brady ousted

Second seed Karolina Pliskova ended Mayar Sherif’s fairytale Grand Slam breakthrough to set up a French Open second-round clash against former champion Jelena Ostapenko yesterday....

September 30, 2020, Wednesday


Paire played in Hamburg despite testing positive

Frenchman Benoit Paire said yesterday that he was allowed to play in the Hamburg Open despite testing positive for COVID-19 because the “rules are different” in Germany....

September 24, 2020, Thursday


Fed Cup to be renamed after King

Almost 60 years after Billie Jean King helped the United States win the inaugural Fed Cup, the team event is being renamed in honor of the greatest trailblazer in women’s tennis....

September 18, 2020, Friday


Champ Osaka harnesses Slam spotlight in fight for racial justice

Naomi Osaka capped a transformative US Open with another Grand Slam title and a challenge to the millions watching across the globe on Saturday to “start talking” about racial justice....

September 14, 2020, Monday


ATP adds four events

The ATP Tour announced yesterday the addition of four new tournaments in October as tennis continues its return in a season heavily disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic....

September 11, 2020, Friday


Nadal to return, Barty stays out

Rafael Nadal is preparing his return to tennis after a seven-month layoff at next week’s Italian Open....

September 9, 2020, Wednesday


No. 1 Pliskova won’t dissect US Open loss

Under normal circumstances, Karolina Pliskova would not have been seeded No....

September 4, 2020, Friday


Venus, Clijsters fall at 1st hurdle

Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters bowed out of the US Open at the first hurdle on Tuesday as seeded players dominated the women’s draw for a second straight day....

September 3, 2020, Thursday


Latvian bursts Gauff’s Slam bubble in NY

A US Open expected to produce surprises in the unnerving calm of a fanless Flushing Meadows delivered on day one as American teen sensation Coco Gauff was eliminated from the first round of a Grand Slam...

September 2, 2020, Wednesday


Federer, Nadal oppose Djokovic union

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and other members of the ATP Player Council spoke out against a plan put forth by top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil to start a men’s-only union of sorts for tennis...

August 31, 2020, Monday




 

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