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

‘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...

Olympics men’s round up: Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas through but Andrey Rublev out

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev have made winning debuts at the Tokyo Olympics but Andrey Rublev is out after defeat from Kei Nishikori.Zverev made...

‘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...

Andy Murray makes ‘difficult decision to withdraw’ from Olympics singles competition

Andy Murray has seen his hopes of a third successive Olympic singles gold medal dashed after he suffered a fresh injury in Tokyo.Murray won...

Novak Djokovic after Olympics opener: ‘The humidity is brutal but I was solid on the court’

Novak Djokovic described the humidity at the Olympics as 'brutal' after he came through his first round match against Hugo Dellien.Djokovic was in complete...

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...

‘This is just sad’ – Nick Kyrgios takes to Twitter to complain about ATP events

Nick Kyrgios says clay events between the grass season and US hardcourt swing are 'detrimental to the sport.'The tennis season has been frantic so...

Frances Tiafoe: ‘Novak Djokovic is trying to achieve something crazy and I want to stop him’

Frances Tiafoe says he Novak Djokovic is 'trying to achieve something crazy' this year but he wants to be the man to stop him.Djokovic...

‘It’s a joke!’ – Daniil Medvedev angry with Olympics scheduling despite first-round win

Daniil Medvedev has branded the scheduling of matches at the Olympics as 'a joke' after his first round win over Alexander Bublik.The Russian got...

Novak Djokovic: ‘Let’s talk about history if everything goes great here’

Novak Djokovic says he is only comfortable talking about him making history if he actually achieves it.The world number one is going for the...

‘Anything can happen’ – Novak Djokovic names three ‘favourites’ for Olympic gold

Novak Djokovic has named Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Daniil Medvedev as his main rivals for Olympics gold.The event has suffered from a spate...

‘My goal is to try and win a medal,’ says Andy Murray ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Andy Murray says he is not just going to Tokyo to make up the numbers despite his recent injury nightmare.Murray is the defending champion...

Novak Djokovic handed tough Olympics draw as he chases Golden Slam

Novak Djokovic has been handed a tough draw as he bids for Olympics gold in Tokyo.Djokovic has already won all three of this years...

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...

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...