Grand Slams

Andy Murray bad luck continues as he misses French Open due to continued ‘discomfort’

Andy Murray will skip the French Open and warm-up tournaments, and go straight to prepare for grass court season instead, it has been reported.Murray...

‘Serena has little chance at Roland Garros, but a very good chance at Wimbledon,’ says Navratilova

Serena Williams has 'very little chance' of winning Roland Garros and she knows it, says Martina Navratilova, but Wimbledon will be different.Williams suffered an...

‘Andy Murray deserves a wild card,’ says Roland Garros tournament director

Andy Murray 'sure deserves' a wild card for the French Open, says tournament director Guy Forget, but fitness will determine whether or not he...

‘It’s incredibly tough to win a Grand Slam against the best three players in history,’ says Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem thinks people underestimate how difficult it is to win Grand Slams in an era dominated by Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael...

‘The change is coming – I’m not paying attention to the rankings anymore,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says he is seeing a shift in generations, with the younger players rising in the rankings, but he's not paying attention to...

‘Rafael Nadal professionalism is off the charts,’ says Martina Navratilova

Rafael Nadal won the Laureus Award for Sportsman of the Year for the second time in his career this week and was 'saluted' by...

‘I hope to be a better person,’ says Naomi Osaka as she wins prestigious Laureus award

Naomi Osaka has picked up her first Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award after a phenomenal season that saw her win back to back...

Rafael Nadal: ‘This was the year for me’ as he wins prestigious Laureus Award

Rafael Nadal has picked up his second Laureus Sportsman of the Year award after his phenomenal 2020 achievement.Voted for by the world’s sports media,...

ATP reportedly agree to relax Covid restrictions, but Wimbledon opt for caution instead

The ATP have reportedly agreed to relax Covid restrictions at tournaments, although that will not extend to Wimbledon this summer.The Daily Mail has claimed...

‘Only Dominic Thiem can challenge Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros,’ says former coach

Dominic Thiem is the only player who can threaten Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the French Open says a former coach.Nadal is gunning...

Rafael Nadal: ‘Roland Garros delay won’t make a difference to my preparations’

Rafael Nadal says he doesn't think delaying Roland Garros by a week will affect his preparations for the tournament but it may make a...

‘A healthy and hungry Novak Djokovic can win many more majors,’ says analyst

Novak Djokovic 'should' be able to win many more majors over the next few years says Patrick McEnroe, as long as he says healthy...

‘Rafael Nadal has a mentality and strength that I have never seen,’ says former Champ

Former world number two Manuel Orantes says Rafael Nadal has qualities he has never seen before and that he is in 'invincible' at Roland...

‘Winning Roland Garros is still my big goal this year,’ says Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem says winning Roland Garros this year remains his 'big goal,' although he isn't sure if he's in a position to go for...

Roger Federer confirms he will play only one clay court warm-up event before Roland Garros

Roger Federer has confirmed he will play only one clay court warm-up event before the French Open, which is in his home country, the...

Novak Djokovic defends Roland Garros delay: ‘From their perspective, it was the right call’

Novak Djokovic has remained diplomatic in the row over the Roland Garros delay, insisting it's important to appreciate everyone has a different perspective. Roland Garros...

Postponing Roland Garros by a week is ‘ridiculous,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev believes delaying Roland Garros by a week is 'ridiculous' and worries about the implications for the grass season.Medvedev, who leap-frogged Rafael...

‘I don’t see why Roger Federer would not play at Roland Garros,’ says Rosset

Roger Federer compatriot Marc Rosset believes that a good run at Roland Garros would be the best Wimbledon preparation for the Swiss ace and...

‘Of course I’m angry,’ tournament organisers react to Roland Garros postponement

Tournament directors have been speaking out about the decision to delay Roland Garros by a week, and what it means for their events.It was...

Milos Raonic unhappy with Roland Garros delay, saying: ‘This greatly impacts the players’

Milos Raonic believes Roland Garros officials have been unfair to the players by not letting them know about the postponement in advance.A third wave...

Rival Grand Slams give ‘full support’ to Roland Garros over postponement

The decision to delay Roland Garros was done so with the 'full support' of all the other Grand Slams, they have confirmed.With a third...

‘We are consulting all parties impacted’ – ATP and WTA reaction to Roland Garros postponement

The tennis calendar was thrown into chaos on Wednesday with the announcement that Roland Garros will be postponed by one week due to a...

Roland Garros to be postponed for second successive year due to COVID crisis

The French Tennis Federation have once again risked a spat with rival tournaments by reportedly delaying the start of Roland Garros for a second...

French Government issue fresh update on Roland Garros scheduling amid rescheduling fears

Roland Garros may be delayed again this year, but only 'for a few days,' according to the French Ministry for Sport.The French Open had...

‘French Open date could be changed’ in light of coronavirus surge, says Minister

French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu has admitted that the French Open could potentially be delayed once again this year amid a coronavirus spike.Last year's...

‘I don’t want to compare myself to Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says he stopped comparing himself to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal five years ago and instead wants to write his own 'authentic...

‘I didn’t realise how much US Open win took out of me,’ says Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem has opened up about the pressure that becoming a Grand Slam champion has put on him and how he is still processing...

‘I dare not imagine complete cancellation of Roland Garros,’ says French tennis official

The French Open at Roland Garros is on track to take place as scheduled at the moment, but a wave of uncertainty has hit...

‘Serena Williams can win any Slam,’ says coach looking ahead to French Open

Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou says she is feeling fitter than she did before the Australian Open and he still believes she can be...

‘Absolutely we should be having crowds at Wimbledon,’ says UK government official

There are 'no guarantees' that Wimbledon can be played in front of a sizable crowd this summer, says UK minister for sport Nigel Huddleston.Britain...

‘Roger Federer doesn’t want to lose all of his records,’ says former Wimbledon Champion

The 2013 Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli says Roger Federer wants to make sure he stays at the top of the tennis pyramid to protect...

STAT PACK: How often do Grand Slam matches go to five sets and how big a difference does it make?

The question of whether or not the men's singles at a Grand Slam should no longer be best-of-five reared it's head last week. Opinion can...

COMMENT: Grand Slams are the crown jewels of tennis, not any individual players

Today, a particularly provocative comment piece appeared in the Telegraph, imploring Grand Slams to change. The reason? To ‘save’ Roger Federer and Andy Murray....

Organisers ‘humbled and heartened by passion for Wimbledon’ as famous queues are cut

Wimbledon organisers have announced some significant changes to the 2021 tournament due to coronavirus precautions including the loss of the famous customer ticket queues. A...

Wimbledon to make players stay in official hotels as part of coronavirus plan

Players and their teams will have to stay in official hotels at Wimbledon this year if they want to compete, it has been revealed.Wimbledon...

‘I have no choice but to play the clay season,’ admits Roger Federer

Roger Federer says he will 'have' to play some part of the clay court season in order to be ready for Wimbledon.Federer has made...

‘Win Roland Garros? There is a big problem called Rafael Nadal,’ jokes Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal is 'a problem' that no one can seem to solve at Roland Garros, admits Novak Djokovic, but he's ready to take another...

‘I left Australian Open with a really bad feeling,’ says Dominic Thiem as he admits mental struggles

Dominic Thiem says he left Australia with a 'really bad feeling' after failing to live up to his own expectations of himself.Thiem put on...

Roger Federer: ‘Novak Djokovic was unlucky at the US Open – everyone knows that’

Roger Federer says 'everyone knows Novak Djokovic was unlucky' to be disqualified at the US Open last year.Federer was watching at home when Djokovic...

‘I hope to be 100 per cent for Wimbledon, then my season can start,’ says Roger Federer

Roger Federer has asked fans for patience as he prepares to step up his comeback from injury this month.Federer has missed a year of...

‘Rafael Nadal played one of the best tournaments in history,’ says Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal pulled off 'one of the best tournaments in history' to win the French Open last year, says Dominic Thiem.Nadal won his 13th...

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...

‘Novak Djokovic won because he was just the better player,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open final because he was simply the better player, Daniil Medvedev has admitted.Medvedev is back in action for the...

Marian Vajda: ‘I’m sorry I was not at Australian Open, but watching Novak Djokovic win was a pleasure’

Marian Vajda has said he is sorry he was not with Novak Djokovic in Australia, but it was 'a pleasure' to watch him from...

Goran Ivanisevic: ‘Nobody gets the kind of unfair media treatment that Novak Djokovic does’

Goran Ivanisevic has issued a strong rebuke to the media after what he believes is hugely unfair treatment of Novak Djokovic from the media.Djokovic...

‘Never write off Roger Federer, I wish for him to win Wimbledon’ says former Champion

Former Grand Slam Champion Michael Stich is backing Roger Federer to win Wimbledon again before he retires and says there couldn't be anything better...

‘Novak Djokovic is extraordinary – he is not as big an idol as he deserves to be,’ says Alex Corretja

Alex Corretja says Novak Djokovic is not recognised as 'the idol he deserves to be,' and that's a real shame.Djokovic won the Australian Open...

‘We will miss her, but the sport is bigger than Serena Williams,’ says former Wimbledon Champion

Former Wimbledon Champion Michael Stich says tennis will miss Serena Williams when she retires, but that no athlete is bigger than the sport.Williams has...

‘It looks bad’ – ATP board member says tennis fans won’t return to arenas until French Open

The prospect of tennis fans getting back into arenas soon 'looks bad,' says one ATP board member, who believes the French Open is the...

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‘I’m excited about my comeback,’ says Roger Federer ahead of Geneva return

Roger Federer says he's excited to make a return to tennis for what will be only his third match in 15 months in Geneva.Federer...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I think I have a good chance to go all the way at the French Open’

Novak Djokovic says his Rome Masters final defeat has given him renewed hope for his chances of winning Roland Garros this year.Djokovic and Nadal...

‘Clay campaign beneficial to my grass season preparations,’ says Roger Federer

Roger Federer believes clay-court tennis can only help him prepare for the grass season - because it always has before.Federer is easing his way...

‘I didn’t feel any fatigue’ – Novak Djokovic offers no excuses for Rome defeat

Novak Djokovic says he wasn't fatigued in the Rome final against Rafael Nadal, and it has been a big confidence booster ahead of Roland...