Category: Tennis

Jack Sock beats Filip Krajinovic to win Paris Masters and snatch the last ATP Tour Finals spot

American Jack Sock clinched the last spot in the ATP Tour finals when he beat Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic 5-7 6-4 6-1 to win the Paris Masters title on Sunday....

Maria Sharapova in danger of missing Wimbledon after being knocked out of Madrid Open by Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard put her racket where her mouth was as she made a bruising dent in Maria Sharapova’s comeback plans and her hopes to play at Wimbledon. Having done...

Serena Williams crushes British hopes by beating Jo Konta to reach semi-finals of the Australian Open

Serena Williams paid Jo Konta the compliment of bringing her finest vintage to the court for their Australian Open quarter-final. And that was enough to settle their...

Bouchard out of the Australian Open after three-set defeat by Vandeweghe

Coco Vandeweghe was the first player into the round of 16 at the Australian Open when she recovered from an early break in the third set to beat Eugenie Bouchard 6-4,...

Rio Table Tennis: World No.1 Long Knocks Out Nigeria’s Quadri 

Aruna Quadri’s hopes of winning Nigeria’s and Africa’s first men’s singles table tennis Olympic medal were dashed here at Rio 2016 on Tuesday night at the...

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta beats Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets to reach Olympic quarter-finals

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta beat Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova to advance to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles at the Rio Olympics. The...

Serena Williams is dumped out of Rio: Reigning champ is upset by Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in straight sets 6-4, 6-3

Out of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Shanking shots of all sorts, including five double-faults in...

Andy Murray eases into Rio Olympics last 16 with victory over Juan Monaco

Andy Murray braved steaming lunchtime temperatures and vociferous support for his opponent to make the last 16 of the Olympic singles with ease. The world No 2 and now...

Johanna Konta edges closer to gold medal with 6-2 6-3 win over Caroline Garcia at Rio 2016 Olympics

Johanna Konta showed no signs of the Olympic affliction that brought down Novak Djokovic as she moved closer to a singles medal by making the last sixteen. The tenth...

Andy Murray relishing the hunt for Olympic glory despite the big name absentees in Rio

Tennis may be without some of its star names in Rio but try telling Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic that Olympic gold is a prize not worth chasing. Murray is defending the...