From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Rafael Nadal’s winning streak ended at 17 matches as he lost in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open.
Two-time former champion Maria Sharapova has been snubbed by French Open organisers, who opted against handing the Russian a wildcard into this month’s clay court grand slam.
Roger Federer has announced he will not contest the French Open at Roland Garros.
Nine-time French Open champion has handed Australia’s Nick Kyrgios a clay court lesson at the Madrid Open.
A highly-anticipated first ATP match-up between Australians Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic has failed to eventuate with the latter bowing out of his opening round match at the Madrid Open.
Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova has made a winning comeback to the tour following her 15-month doping ban, beating Italian Roberta Vinci in straight sets in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix.
Rafael Nadal claimed a record 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday.
Serena Williams is expecting a baby and will not play again in 2017, her representative has confirmed.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams has appeared to reveal she is pregnant, posting a photo of herself in a bathing suit on Snapchat with the caption “20 weeks.”
Novak Djokovic survived a second-round scare to beat Frenchman Gilles Simon at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Top-seeded Jack Sock led three Americans into the US Men’s Clay Court Championship semi-finals, beating sixth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6) 1-6 6-4.
Jim Courier has tipped Nick Kyrgios to become one of the world’s top five players by the end of the year if he continues at his current trajectory.
Nick Kyrgios has sent Australia through to the Davis Cup semi-finals with an emphatic straight-sets win over American Sam Querrey.
Nick Kyrgios has continued his stellar form to defeat big-serving American John Isner in straight sets and put Australia on the brink of the Davis Cup’s final four.
American Jack Sock was in no mood to talk after his shock Davis Cup defeat to Jordan Thompson on Friday.
Jordan Thompson has scored the biggest win of his career over top-ranked American Jack Sock to give Australia an unexpected 1-0 lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final in Brisbane.
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With the French Open just over a week away, the tournament, already reeling from the absences of Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, will now be without another drawcard in Maria Sharapova.
For those who weren’t paying attention, in rather unceremonious fashion Rafael Nadal won the French Open on Tuesday.
Nick Kyrgios is in the form of his life and while it’s hard to know what to expect from the clay-court season and French Open, anything less than a semi-final appearance won’t be good enough come Wimbledon.
Friday, September 11, 2015, Flushing Meadows, New York. Serena Williams has just won the first set 6-2 in 31 minutes, in her semi-final against Roberta Vinci.
The average age of tennis’ top 40 is 29.25. The average age of the top ten is on par with that at 29.10.
As the world’s tennis top players leave their footprints all over clay courts in lead up events to the French Open, there is one notable absence.
When Rafael Nadal raised his hands to the Monte Carlo sky in victory with fists clinched this Sunday, he had a smile on his face that reflected relief more than ecstasy.
Next week, former world number one Maria Sharapova will make her return to professional tennis after serving a 15-month ban for taking a banned substance at last year’s Australian Open.
Jack Sock is having a career year.
The intrigue surrounding men’s tennis at the moment is at an all-time high.
26 years as a professional tennis player. 140 different doubles partners. 18 Grand Slam doubles titles. Five Asian Games gold medals, and one Olympics bronze.
Australia is one step closer to ending its 14-year Davis Cup drought after defeating the United States by 3-2 to progress to the semi-finals for just the second time in the last eleven years.
Match Results: Nick Kyrgios has completed a straight sets victory over Sam Querrey to hand Australia victory in their Davis Cup tie over the United States of America.
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Yesterday, Malcolm Knox wrote what I would loosely describe as a ‘think piece’ urging the Australian public to turn their backs on Nick Kyrgios, as he has “zero regard for what we think.”
It’s do or die for the United States of America in the Davis Cup when doubles hits the Pat Rafter Arena after Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson got Australia off to the perfect start yesterday. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1pm (AEST).
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Nick Kyrgios meets the big-serving John Isner in the second Davis Cup tie between Australia and the United States of America. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 3pm (AEDT).
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