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

‘Rafael Nadal gave me the best moment of my life,’ admits Sebastian Korda despite heavy defeat

Rafael Nadal was 'unbelievable' in their Roland Garros fourth round match, says Sebastian Korda.Korda revealed before the match the Nadal was his idol, even...

Australian Open chief confirms 2021 tournament will go ahead – ‘… and Roger Federer will be here’

Craig Tiley has revealed ambitions plans for the the Australian Open next year, and he says they will definitely involve Roger Federer.Federer hasn't played...

Boris Becker criticises Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka, and Bianca Andreescu for Roland Garros snub

Boris Becker has blasted Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka, and Bianca Andreescu for skipping the French Open.That trio have won three of the last five...

‘Serena Williams was never going to win the French Open, but she didn’t need to,’ says legend

Serena Williams was 'never going to win' the French Open this year, says Boris Becker, but she proved her quality by trying.Williams was coming...

Can you name every Roland Garros male semi-finalist between 1980-2019?

Rafael Nadal has made winning Roland Garros look so easy in the last decade-and-a-half that we have forgotten just how hard it is. The clay...

‘Novak Djokovic has a forehand like a rocket – you can’t even react,’ says Colombian ace

Daniel Elahi Galan says Novak Djokovic has a forehand 'like a rocket,' so good that it is hard to even react to them.153rd ranked...

Matteo Berrettini on Roland Garros exit: ‘I’m feeling upset, bad, and I didn’t deserve to win’

Matteo Berrettini says his shock Roland Garros exit has left him feeling 'upset and bad,' although he claims the conditions played a part.World number...

Alexander Zverev wary of Jannik Sinner threat, saying: ‘He is incredible, he has a lot of power’

Alexander Zverev admits he is very wary of the threat Jannik Sinner posts ahead of their fourth round clash at Roland Garros.Sinner has been...

‘There is no reason not to use technology,’ says Novak Djokovic as Hawkeye debate continues

Novak Djokovic has called for tennis to fully embrace technology and use Hawkeye in every tournament.The French Open, as with most clay court tournaments,...

‘I’m a little worried for Serena Williams – she needs to get leaner,’ says Grand Slam legend

Grand Slam legend Chris Evert has advised Serena Williams to 'get a little leaner' to give herself the best chance of winning the elusive...

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...