Tennis

Tsitsipas beats Nadal to set up Medvedev semi-final

Tsitsipas, 22, broke out into a huge smile, almost in disbelief, after converting his third match point. Tsitsipas will ...

Djokovic edge Zverev to reach semis, Serena also advances

The Serbian world number one hit back strongly after losing a tight opening set on a tiebreak but trailed in both the ...

Williams does not need Grand Slam record for validation, says coach Mouratoglou

Williams is bidding for a 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, which would match Margaret Court’s record.

We’re ticking the boxes, says France coach Galthie after Ireland win

France, who host the 2023 World Cup, top the standings with nine points, ahead of Wales on points difference. England ...

Osaka, Serena into last eight as Thiem crush out

Having lost the opening set to Garbine Muguruza, Japan’s Osaka was a break down in the second and faced two match ...

Champ Kenin knocked out, Barty through

Unseeded Kanepi will face Croatian 28th seed Donna Vekic in the third round.

Serena trying not to overthink things at Melbourne Park

“I wasn’t thinking so much in the second set,” the 39-year-old said on court before expanding on the theme in her news ...

Use cross country events to raise your profile, athletes told

After the trials, the selected athletes will retreat to a residential training camp at Kigari Training College, Embu to ...

Nadal, Medvedev and Tsitsipas into Australian Open second round

Nadal's only troubles came when serving for the set - he was broken to love at 5-2 in the first and was forced to stave ...

Kenya bid to host CAT Under-14 championships

Elsewhere, Kenya's top-ranked junior Angela Okutoyi departs the country this week for the ITF Training Centre in ...

Age not a factor for Venus, but veteran inspires fellow pros

After failing to get past the first round at each of the three Grand Slams held last year, Venus turned back the clock ...

Australian Open ready to launch after pandemic palpitations

Serena Williams begins her latest campaign to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title on Day

Nadal continues to struggle with back problem ahead of Australian Open

Nadal pulled out of Spain’s ATP Cup tie against Australia on Tuesday with a lower back problem

Clock ticks as Williams returns to Australia looking for 24

Stuck on number 23 for four years, Williams has brushed off failures and near misses at matching Margaret Court’s mark ...

Federer aiming to return to tennis in Doha in March

The 20-time Grand Slam champion will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career after having two knee ...

Okutoyi sets sights on third leg of ITF World Tour

Okutoyi is slated to to join the ITF Training centre in Morocco in March

Djokovic can’t wait to wow fans at his 17th Australian Open

The 33-year-old has won eight of his 17 Grand Slam titles at Melbourne Park