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‘We got through it!’ – Relentless Emma Raducanu wins historic US Open title

Emma Raducanu has completed her incredible US Open run to beat Leylah Fernandez in the final to win the tournament.The 18-year-old was already the...

‘I don’t see the point in stalling’ – Victoria Azarenka calls for mandatory vaccinations for players

Victoria Azarenka has called for the tennis authorities to make COVID-19 vaccinations for players mandatory to compete.The subject of vaccinations has divided tennis, with...

‘Serena Williams cannot express herself any more and it hurts her,’ says coach

Serena Williams feels she 'cannot express herself anymore' on court due to the pressures of history, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou.Williams has not won a...

US Open draw: Naomi Osaka given tough task; Ashleigh Barty in Bianca Andreescu’s section

World number one Ash Barty has been handed a tough path in the US Open draw, with Iga Swiatek, Karolina Pliskova, and Bianca Andreesscu...

‘I need to allow my body to heal’ – Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

The US Open has lost another big name with the news that Serena Williams has withdrawn from this year's event.The men's singles had already...

‘I will do everything I can’ – Simona Halep suffers US Open injury scare

Simona Halep may be forced to miss the US Open after suffering tear in her right abductor.Halep has had a tough time with injuries...

‘Really appalling behaviour’ – Reporter accused of ‘bullying’ Naomi Osaka

Cincinnati Enquirer columnist Paul Daugherty has been branded 'a bully' for his questioning of Naomi Osaka.Osaka has found it difficult to deal with the...

‘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...

‘My attitude wasn’t that great,’ admits Naomi Osaka after shock Olympic defeat

Naomi Osaka has made a shock exit at the Tokyo Olympics after losing in the third round to world number 42 Marketa Vondrousova in...

‘I feel a little bit out of my body right now,’ says Naomi Osaka after Olympic winning start

Naomi Osaka has made a winning start at the Tokyo Olympics, beating Zheng Saisai of China 6-1, 6-4 in the opening round. Osaka hasn't played...

‘I was just too erratic today,’ admits Ashleigh Barty on Olympic early exit

Ashleigh Barty has suffered a surprise early exit at the Tokyo Olympics against Spaniard Sorribes Tormo.The world number one came into the Olympics on...

Iga Swiatek comments on high humidity at Tokyo Olympics: ‘It’s hard to get used to’

Iga Swiatek admitted she was struggling to adapt to the conditions in Tokyo after beating Mona Barthel in her Olympics opener.The 2020 French Open...

Naomi Osaka and Iga Swiatek in same quarter of exciting Olympics draw

Naomi Osaka has been drawn in the same quarter of the draw as Iga Swiatek in the women's singles Olympics competition in Tokyo.Osaka has...

‘The most incredible feeling I’ve ever experienced,’ says Wimbledon winner Ashleigh Barty

Ashleigh Barty says the 'stars aligned' to help her win her first Wimbledon title and reveals it was the best feeling she's ever had...

‘As good a tennis match I’ll ever play’ – Ashleigh Barty powers into first Wimbledon final

Ashleigh Barty said her Wimbledon semi-final win over Angelique Kerber was 'as good a tennis match I'll ever play.'Barty was in irresistible form against...

‘Can’t really put my emotions into words,’ says British teenager Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu says she is struggling to put her emotions into words after she continued her incredible run at Wimbledon.The teenager has surprised the...

Boris Becker: ‘This might be the last time we see Serena Williams at Wimbledon’

Boris Becker fears Wimbledon may have seen the last of Serena Williams after she limped away from her first round match.Williams slipped on the...

Tearful Serena Williams is forced out of Wimbledon after Centre Court fall

Serena Williams had a disastrous return to Wimbledon, falling on Centre Court and being forced to retire just seven games into her first match.Serena...

‘Where is the f**king pressure?!’ – Boris Becker urges Naomi Osaka to embrace media duties

Boris Becker has criticised Naomi Osaka for her attempts to snub the tennis media this summer.Osaka withdrew from Roland Garros during the tournament and...

‘I shouldn’t be on the Olympic list,’ – Serena Williams confirms she will miss Tokyo Olympics

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics but has declined the give the reasons behind the decision.Serena...

‘I’m really upset’ – Simona Halep forced out of Wimbledon title defence

Defending champion Simona Halep says she 'gave everything' but has been forced to withdraw from Wimbledon due to injury.Halep beat Serena Williams in the...

Wimbledon draw puts Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty on semi-final collision course

Serena Williams is in the same half of the Wimbledon draw as world number one Ashleigh Barty.Despite the withdrawal of reigning champion Simona Halep,...

‘Naomi Osaka won’t be playing Wimbledon this year,’ says official announcement

Naomi Osaka is the second big name to drop out of this year's Wimbledon Championships today following an earlier announcement by Rafael Nadal.Osaka caused...

‘There is nothing left in the tank – Kiki Bertens announces 2021 will be her final season

Former world number four Kiki Bertens has announced this season will be her last as a professional tennis player.Bertens, 29, has struggled a little...

Barbora Krejcikova hails late mentor after French Open triumph: ‘She was such an inspiration’

Barbora Krejcikova paid tribute to mentor Jana Novotna after winning the French Open singles title on Saturday.The Czech was a complete outsider before the...

‘Naomi Osaka raised a serious problem – we need to discuss it,’ says Gilles Moretton

French Tennis Federation president Gilles Moretton believes that the issues raised by Naomi Osaka at the French Open could lead to a serious problem...

Former Formula One owners in talks over $600m investment in ATP and WTA merger

The former owner of Formula One is in talks over a $600m deal to merge the commercial interests of ATP and WTA Tours, it...

‘I’m in a better place than when I got here,’ says Serena Williams after Roland Garros exit

Serena Williams was in philosophical mood after her French Open exit, saying she had exceeded her expectations.The 23-time Grand Slam champion crashed out of...

‘French Open organisers should be held accountable,’ says Victoria Azarenka after defeat

Victoria Azarenka has voiced her frustrations about the French Tennis Federation following her third round defeat at Roland Garros.Azarenka, a former world number one,...

‘I don’t think anyone can overpower Iga Swiatek on a clay court,’ says analyst on defending champion

Iga Swiatek is taking on the challenge of defending her Roland Garros title in her stride says former player Mats Wilander.Swiatek was the surprise...

‘It’s heartbreaking and it hurts right now,’ says Ashleigh Barty as she’s forced out of French Open

World number one Asheligh Barty is out of the French Open after she was forced to retire against Magda Linette.The Australian was in seriously...

‘There is a danger that Naomi Osaka will be pushed out of tennis,’ warns John McEnroe

John McEnroe fears Naomi Osaka may be forced out of the tennis in a similar way that Bjorn Borg was due to her recent...

‘Serena Williams is coming back quickly – she’s looking better and better,’ says Chris Evert

Serena Williams knows she will have to step it up another level against fellow American Danielle Collins, according to Chris Evert.The 23-time Grand Slam champion defeated...

Novak Djokovic gives major PTPA update: ‘75% of the top 500 male players have agreed to join’

Novak Djokovic has given a big update on the progress of the PTPA, saying that 75% of the top 500 male players in the...

‘I know how it feels’ – Novak Djokovic offers support to struggling Naomi Osaka

Novak Djokovic says he can completely understand the struggles Naomi Osaka is facing, and praised her for her 'bold decision' to confront them.Osaka attempted...

‘Naomi Osaka’s career may now be in danger,’ warns Boris Becker

Boris Becker says he fears Naomi Osaka may now need to fight for her career after she lifted the lid on her mental health...

‘It’s incredibly bad luck,’ says Petra Kvitova after freak injury forces Roland Garros withdrawal

Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the French Open due to a freak injury sustained at her most-match press conference. Kvitova won her first round match...

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...

French Open order of play: Tuesday 1 June – Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in action

The French Open order of play just keeps on throwing up great match-ups, and both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic take centre stage on...

‘This isn’t the situation I intended’ – Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, saying depression and social anxiety lay behind her press boycott.Osaka announced before the tournament that she...

French Open order of play: Monday 31 May – Roger Federer and Serena Williams headline the action

The French Open order of play for Monday 31 May sees some of the game's biggest names ready to get their tournaments underway. Roger Federer...

Roland Garros tell Naomi Osaka she could be defaulted over media stance

Naomi Osaka has been warned she could be defaulted form the French Open and suspended from future Grand Slams unless she re-engages with the...

French Open: Naomi Osaka eases into round two; Angelique Kerber fails again

Naomi Osaka has eased into the second round of the French Open, but three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber crashed out.Osaka faced Romania’s Patricia...

‘Reconsider or don’t play!’ – Mats Wilander urges Naomi Osaka to rethink press boycott

Naomi Osaka has been told she should reconsider her media boycott at the French Open because it is a 'really bad move.'Osaka took the...

‘I am surprised Serena Williams has played so little,’ says Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova says she is 'surprised' that Serena Williams has played so little going into Roland Garros.Williams has attempted to play tournaments, entering both...

‘I was in a trance watching Iga Swiatek win the French Open,’ says Grand Slam legend

Chris Evert says Iga Swiatek was so good at the French Open last year that it 'put her in a trance' - and she...

Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty given big tests in Roland Garros draw

Ashleigh Barty and Serena Williams have both been handed tough paths in a strong Roland Garros draw.Serena Williams is bidding for a record-equalling 24th...

‘Clay is unpredictable – it’s my least favourite surface,’ says Novak Djokovic ahead of Roland Garros

Novak Djokovic has said that, despite growing up playing on it, clay has become his least favourite surface to play on.The French Open, which...

‘Does Serena still have the same fire in her belly?’ questions former champion

Serena Williams can never be written off because she's so special but does she have the same fire in her belly questions Justine Henin...

‘Naomi Osaka brings stability to the woman’s game, she can lead it,’ says Justine Henin

Naomi Osaka is a 'complete player' and can lead the woman's game in the next few years says Grand Slam champion, Justine Henin.Henin, who...

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From the moment Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev to reach the final of the US Open, you knew that he was just one win...

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US Open champion Daniil Medvedev admitted he was on the verge of physical breakdown when he beat Novak Djokovic in the final.Medvedev beat the...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I was subpar, but I have to be proud of what we achieved this year’

Novak Djokovic admitted he was 'subpar' in his US Open final defeat, but attributed it to fatigue.Djokovic was clearly short of his usual high...

‘You guys touched my soul’ – Tearful Novak Djokovic thanks US Open crowd

Novak Djokovic thanked the New York crowd for 'touching his soul' after he lost the US Open final to Daniil Medvedev.Djokovic has not always...