COMMENT: Yes, Novak Djokovic is flawed, but his greatness should be allowed to define him

Novak Djokovic has been roundly criticised for showing his frustrations on court at the Olympics, but surely we must forgive our greats their flaws? --- As...

‘I could not play – my body decided’ – Rafael Nadal explains Wimbledon and Olympics absences

Rafael Nadal says a foot injury sustained at Roland Garros forced him out of Wimbledon and the Olympics earlier this summer.Nadal lost out at...

‘What Novak Djokovic has achieved this year is amazing,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic has achieved 'something amazing' this year whether he wins the calendar slam or not.Djokovic has already won the Australian...

‘One Olympics medal is not good by my standards,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says 'only' winning one Olympics medal in four appearances at the Games is well below his expectations.Djokovic was the favourite for gold...

Nick Kyrgios drops retirement hint, admitting: ‘I feel like every tournament could be my last’

Nick Kyrgios has suggested he may be set for early retirement by admitting he 'feels weird about his career' right now.The Australian is only...

Latest News

‘Dominic Thiem can beat anyone’ – Coach warns against dismissing ailing US Open champion

Dominic Thiem can still beat anyone and may have his best years still ahead of him, says coach Nicolas Massu.Things have not gone well...

Rafael Nadal has prompted ‘unprecedented interest’ in Citi Open, says tournament chief

Rafael Nadal has 'the whole town buzzing' for his first ever appearance at the Citi Open, says the event's tournament director.Nadal skipped Wimbledon and...

‘There is nothing better than this,’ declares Alexander Zverev as he wins Olympics gold

Alexander Zverev says the is 'nothing better' than winning an Olympics gold medal after he heat Karen Khachanov in the final.Zverev became the first...

Olympic bronze medal is ‘best title of my career,’ says Pablo Carreno Busta after Novak Djokovic upset

Pablo Carreno Busta described his Olympics bronze medal as 'the best title of his career' after beating Novak Djokovic.Carreno Busta faced the world number...

‘This is for Roger Federer and Martina Hingis,’ says Olympics gold medal winner Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic won the women's singles gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics before dedicating it to compatriots Martina Hingis and Roger Federer.Bencic was not...

‘I have played with pain and exhaustion,’ admits Novak Djokovic after Olympics disappointment

Novak Djokovic revealed he is suffering from 'abnormal pain and exhaustion' after he left the Olympics without a medal.Djokovic lost his semi-final to Alexander...

‘I feel terrible,’ admits Novak Djokovic as bid for Golden Slam ends in Tokyo

Novak Djokovic says he 'feels terrible' after his loss to Alexander Zverev in the Olympics semi-finals.The world number one started the match brilliantly and...

‘It was such a mess’ – Stefanos Tsitsipas coach blasts Tokyo Olympics over athlete’s living conditions

Christos Fiotakis, the fitness coach who was working with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Olympics has blasted organisers of the event.Tsitsipas was tipped for a...

Alexander Zverev: ‘I told Novak Djokovic he is the greatest player of all time’

Alexander Zverev says he believes Novak Djokovic is the 'greatest player of all time' after ending his hopes of a Golden Slam.Djokovic was bidding...

‘You should be embarrassed’ – Daniil Medvedev fumes with journalist after doping question

Daniil Medvedev walked out of an Olympics press conference telling a journalist he 'should be embarrassed' about his question.Medvedev beat Fabio Fognini to move...

‘Pressure will not wear me down – I have learned how to deal with it,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has vowed never to let pressure 'wear him down' as the mental health struggles of young athletes comes into focus.Gymnast Simone Biles...

‘I can finish the match but I can die,’ says Daniil Medvedev during Olympics win

Daniil Medvedev says he 'could die' on court in the heat at the Tokyo Olympics after another scorching day at the games.Medvedev advanced in...

Andy Murray on Tokyo Olympics exit: ‘I am crushed, but s**t happens’

Andy Murray said he felt 'crushed' as his Olympics journey was ended by Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig in Tokyo.Murray was pairing with Joe...

‘I’ll need to take a break after the Olympics,’ admits Andy Murray

Andy Murray thinks he'll be 'physically okay' for the rest of his Olympics doubles challenge but admits he'll need to take a break after...

‘I’m thriving on the energy of the Olympic village,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic is through to the third round in his Tokyo Olympic campaign and says he is thriving on being around other athletes in...

Features

COMMENT: Yes, Novak Djokovic is flawed, but his greatness should be allowed to define him

Novak Djokovic has been roundly criticised for showing his frustrations on court at the Olympics, but surely we must forgive our greats their flaws? --- As...

COMMENT: It’s time to accept that the ‘Big Three’ no longer dominate tennis – Novak Djokovic does

Another day, another 'Next Gen' claiming they are closer to the 'Big Three'. The problem for them, though, is they are no closer to...

COMMENT: It’s hard to deny Novak Djokovic is the greatest when he keeps on beating our greats

After Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open, it's harder than ever to deny him his due. --- There...

COMMENT: Roger Federer may have made a smart decision, but it’s a deeply disrespectful one

It was perhaps always inevitable, or at least predictable, but Roger Federer deciding to withdraw from Roland Garros should not be without criticism.Saturday night...

COMMENT: Naomi Osaka French Open withdrawal a powerful vehicle for her argument

The French Open is rarely short of talking points, and Naomi Osaka has certainly provided them this year.The Japanese star announced before the tournament...

Roland Garros in numbers: All your essential stats ahead of the 2021 French Open men’s singles

The French Open begins this weekend, and there is an awful lot to watch out for in the men's singles, including Rafael Nadal, Novak...

Quizzes

QUIZ: Can you pick the players who have spent at least a year at world number one?

If you are a keen follower of tennis records, then you know we are approaching a very significant moment for the world number one. Novak...

QUIZ: Can you name every player to play in the 2020 ATP Cup?

The 2021 edition of the ATP Cup is about to hit our screens and what a welcome return it will be after two long...

QUIZ: Can you name every year-end world number one since 1975?

Grand Slam titles are all well and good, but within tennis itself the year-end number one is perhaps the most coveted honour of them all. 

QUIZ: Can you name every player Roger Federer has defeated in a Grand Slam final?

Roger Federer is no stranger to Grand Slam finals as we know. In fact, no one has won more. In total he has played 31...

QUIZ: Can you name every single winner of the Australian Open?

The Australian Open is arguably tennis' toughest Grand Slam to win for a variety of reasons. The intense heat of the Australian summer in Melbourne...

Can you name the year-end ATP Top 50 from 2010?

It is easy to be remembered if you are a Roger Federer or Pete Sampras, but what about top players who never cemented it?People...