Jannik Sinner: ‘Everyone expects me to win a Grand Slam but it doesn’t worry me’

Jannik Sinner says it doesn't bother him when people expect great things of him, because he will always put more pressure on himself than...

Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Qatar Open semi-final with a back injury

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from her semi-final match against Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open, citing a back injury as the reason. The former world...

‘Roger Federer has broken so many records’ – Swiss star’s legacy is safe, says former world number five

Former world number five Rainer Schuttler says the legacy of Roger Federer is safe even if he loses matches after his injury. Federer has not...

‘Rafael Nadal is a phenomenon and an idol of mine,’ says rising Indian star Sumit Nagal

Indian ace Sumit Nagal has named 'phenomenon' Rafael Nadal as one of his tennis idols, alongside David Ferrer. Nagal, the world number 150, scored the...

‘Stefanos Tsitsipas is my greatest rival,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev has named Stefanos Tsitsipas as his greatest rival in a preview of what tennis may look like after the big three retire. Medvedev...

Latest News

Novak Djokovic: ‘Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are incredible, but I’ll keep going to beat record’

Novak Djokovic says he will 'keep going' to give himself every chance of winning more Grand Slam titles than any man in history. Next week...

Daniil Medvedev: ‘The US Open final defeat to Rafael Nadal hurt me the most’

Daniil Medvedev says of his two Grand Slam final defeats, the one against Rafael Nadal hurt the most. Medvedev has established himself as the biggest...

VIDEO: Benoit Paire spits on court then deliberately tanks in astonishing Argentinian Open tantrum

Benoit Paire was at the centre of remarkable, yet ugly, scenes on Thursday as he indignantly crashed out of the Argentina Open. The fiery Frenchman...

“Best feeling in tennis!” – Stefanos Tsitsipas happy to dig deep in Rotterdam

Stefanos Tsitsipas says his hard-earned three-set win over Hubert Hurkacz in Rotterdam gave him more pride than overpowering an opponent instead. Tsitsipas needed to dig...

‘I think I can get back into the top ten,’ declares a resurgent Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori says he is convinced he can regain his position in the top ten after battling back from injury. Nishikori climbed as high as...

ANALYSIS: How often did the young big three lose first round matches, and how does it compare to Next Gen?

In all honesty, the young players of today are on a hiding to nothing when it comes to comparisons with the big three -...

Top seed Dominic Thiem told to expect ‘formidable challenge’ at Dubai Duty Free Championships

Dominic Thiem is ready to get his season back underway as he prepares to chase a maiden Dubai Duty Free Championships title. The reigning US...

‘He’s my favourite player – tennis needs him,’ Kei Nishikori backs Andy Murray to regain ranking

Kei Nishikori says old foe Andy Murray is his favourite player, and he believes tennis still needs the British ace. Nishikori has had some brilliant...

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic match ‘would not go down the same way’ at Roland Garros this year, says coach

Goran Ivanisevic says a Roland Garros rematch between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal 'would not go down the same way' as last season's final. In...

‘Novak Djokovic achieved a level of excellence in final,’ says Daniil Medvedev’s coach

The biggest problem Daniil Medvedev had in the Australian Open final was that Novak Djokovic 'was at a level of excellence,' says coach Gilles...

Kim Clijsters ‘looking forward to getting back’ after accepting Miami and Charleston wild card

Kim Clijsters has finally shed light on her return to the tour for the 2021 season. The Belgian has accepted a main draw wild...

‘Players like Jannik Sinner are not born every year,’ says Italian Davis Cup captain

Davis Cup captain Filippo Volandri has backed Jannik Sinner to became the greatest Italian player of all time. Sinner managed to play himself into the...

Simona Halep ‘not feeling 100 per cent’ as she withdraws from Dubai

Simona Halep has admitted that she is not quite ready to return to the court again after withdrawing from next week’s WTA 1000 tournament...

‘Mentally I’ve been really good since the pandemic,’ says Jessica Pegula as she beats Karolina Pliskova

Jessica Pegula has continued her excellent return to the court after the pandemic with yet another top 20 win, beating second seed Karolina Pliskova...

‘It’s a new reality’ – Matteo Berrettini lifts lid on rankings-related pressures in tennis

Matteo Berrettini has opened up on the immense personal pressures that come with becoming a top tennis player. The Italian has made huge strides in...

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Features

ANALYSIS: How often did the young big three lose first round matches, and how does it compare to Next Gen?

In all honesty, the young players of today are on a hiding to nothing when it comes to comparisons with the big three -...

REMEMBER WHEN: Great Britain tried to recruit a teenage Novak Djokovic

There can be little room for doubt that Novak Djokovic and Serbia are intrinsically intertwined, such is the passion with which the world number...

STAT PACK: The amazing numbers behind Novak Djokovic’s latest ATP record

It's official: there is not a single man to ever walk this earth who has spent more time as world number one than Novak...

COMMENT: Why Rafael Nadal is most deserving of Laureus Award recognition

Rafael Nadal has been nominated for a prestigious honour in this year's Laureus Awards, and it's hard to imagine anyone more deserving.  --- When it comes...

FEATURE: The top ten ATP Open Era greats listed by tournament win-percentage

Tennis is not short of great players achieving great feats, and that seems to be especially true in the modern era of Roger Federer,...

COMMENT: Why Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open win must rank among his greatest achievements

When you have won as many major titles as Novak Djokovic, it becomes impossible to compare them in terms of sporting successes. Every Grand Slam...

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...