Tennis | The Daily Star
  • Wimbledon chief fears 'no more tennis this year'

    Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis admits that he fears the remainder of the 2020 tennis season could be wiped out.

  • Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

    The Wimbledon tennis championships are cancelled for the first time since World War Two as the coronavirus pandemic wipes another blue-riband sports event off the calendar on Wednesday.

  • Federer wows fans on Twitter with video of trick shots

    Roger Federer delights fans by posting a video on Twitter on Tuesday, which shows him executing some trademark trick shots against a wall in the snow.

  • Wimbledon to be cancelled, German official claims

    The vice-president of the German tennis federation has predicted that Wimbledon will be cancelled on Wednesday and slammed the French Tennis Federation for moving the French Open to the autumn.

  • Wimbledon to be cancelled, German official claims

    The vice-president of the German tennis federation has predicted that Wimbledon will be cancelled on Wednesday and slammed the French Tennis Federation for moving the French Open to the autumn.

  • We'll be stronger than ever in 2021, says Naomi Osaka

    Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the Games until next year

  • Nadal, Gasol launch fundraiser to pay back debt to Covid hit Spain

    Spanish sports stars Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol launch a fund-raising drive on Thursday explaining they want to give something back to the coronavirus hit nation that nurtured them to greatness.

  • Wimbledon could be postponed or cancelled

    This year's Wimbledon Championships could be postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELT) said on Wednesday.

  • Federer donates $1 million to vulnerable Swiss in virus crisis

    Tennis great Roger Federer on Wednesday donated more than a million dollars to help support his "most vulnerable" Swiss compatriots through the coronavirus crisis.

  • Nadal cruises to Acapulco title

    World number two Rafael Nadal captured his first ATP Tour title of 2020, easily defeating unseeded Taylor Fritz in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2,

  • Sharapova a champion, says Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a “legend” after the Russian announced her retirement at the age of 32 on Wednesday. Five-

  • Sharapova calls time

    Maria Sharapova, the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion who became one of the highest paid sportswomen in the world, announced her retirement at the age of 32 on Wednesday.

  • Tennis, I'm saying goodbye: Sharapova announces retirement

    Five-time Grand Slam winner and former world number one Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable and highest-paid sportswomen, announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32.

  • Isner sent packing

    Australian Jordan Thompson upset US top seed John Isner 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on Thursday to reach the ATP New York Open quarterfinals.

  • French Open to be Fed’s only claycourt appearance in 2020

    Roger Federer will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros, his agent has told Reuters.

  • ‘I came from nothing’

    All-conquering Novak Djokovic Sunday said a turbulent childhood where he had to queue for milk and bread in war-torn Serbia made him hungry for success, after he fought back from the brink to win his eighth Australian Open.

  • Djokovic inches closer to Nadal, Federer

    Novak Djokovic battled through a five-set thriller with Dominic Thiem to maintain his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the process.

  • Djokovic wins record-extending eighth Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic endured a fierce challenge to his Melbourne Park reign before overhauling Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Sunday to clinch an eighth Australian Open crown and reclaim the world number one ranking.

  • 'Hello, I won, you can relax now'

    Sofia Kenin shed a few tears and needed to find a way to keep her emotions in check during an epic final against Garbine Muguruza, but soon after lifting her first Grand Slam title the American had to rush to calm someone else down - her mother.

  • Kenin stuns Muguruza in final

    America’s Sofia Kenin stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza to win the Australian Open on Saturday, completing a surprise run where she has come from nowhere to win her first Grand Slam title.

  • Kenin stuns Muguruza to win Australian Open women's title

    American Sofia Kenin beats Garbine Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-2 to win the Australian Open title on Saturday.

  • Thiem outlasts Zverev

    Tireless Dominic Thiem came from a set down to outlast German Alexander Zverev and make his first Australian Open final Friday, booking a showdown with seven-time champion Novak Djokovic.

  • Terrfic Thiem sets up Australian Open final against Djokovic

    Tireless Dominic Thiem comes from a set down to outlast German Alexander Zverev and make his first Australian Open final, booking a showdown with seven-time champion Novak Djokovic

  • Kenin crashes Barty party

    Unheralded American Sofia Kenin stunned world number one Ashleigh Barty to end home hopes at the Australian Open on Thursday.

  • Djokovic downs Federer

    Novak Djokovic shattered the hopes of ailing rival Roger Federer yesterday to sweep into a record eighth Australian Open final and move closer to his 17th Grand Slam crown.

  • Djokovic powers past Federer into Australian Open final

    Novak Djokovic beats an injured Roger Federer in straight sets to reach his eighth Australian Open final as unheralded American Sofia Kenin stuns top seed Ashleigh Barty to end home hopes on Thursday.

  • Thiem leads Next Gen into semis

    Dominic Thiem shocked top seed Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev ousted former champion Stan Wawrinka as tennis’s young pretenders stole a march on the old guard to reach the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday.

  • Thiem knocks out Nadal to set up semi-final with Zverev

    Austria's Dominic Thiem stuns Rafael Nadal Wednesday to send the world number one tumbling out of the Australian Open and set up a semi-final against Alexander Zverev.

  • Zverev rallies past Wawrinka to reach first Grand Slam semis

    German seventh seed Alexander Zverev recovered from a slow start to beat former champion Stan Wawrinka 1-6 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the Australian Open on Wednesday to reach his first career Grand Slam semi-final.

  • Champion's mindset propels Halep into Melbourne semi-finals

    Simona Halep warned she's playing some of the best tennis of her career as she steamed into an Australian Open semi-final against fellow two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza on Wednesday.

Top