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Venus launches Happy Viking business

Venus Williams has added to her business interests by launching a new vegan food company called Happy Viking that is inspired by her own dietary regime, particularly her favourite post-workout shake recipe.

Federer recovers his RF logo

When Roger Federer parted ways with Nike just over two years ago, he also lost his prized RF logo, but now he has got it back and soon fans will be able to buy a Uniqlo cap with the famous motif on it.

WTA unveils comprehensive rebrand

Following the advance leaks of newly-named tournament tiers, the WTA unveiled a comprehensive new corporate identity on Wednesday that included a simplified numerical naming system for its Tour events.

Australian Open to be delayed by three weeks

Should reports in two newspapers, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, prove correct, the Australian Open will kick off on February 8, three weeks later than the original schedule of January 18.

Halep loses early benefactor

Corneliu Idu, the Constanta businessman who sponsored Simona Halep in her early career, has died after catching Covid-19 on the day the former World No 1's documentary aired in Romania.

Murrays champion women’s discrimination on Sky

Sir Andy Murray and his mother, Judy, are presenting presenting a new docu-series for Sky Sports, highlighting discrimination of women in sport that is entitled Driving Force, and the first two episodes are available to watch on demand via Sky and NOW TV while the...

Melzer dismisses Djokovic’s accusation

The reasons behind Novak Djokovic’s failure to re-join the ATP Player Council were put in perspective by the Austrian Jurgen Melzer who completely dismisses the reason’s Djokovic has given for the Councils actions.

Pliskova appoints Bajin as her new coach 

After announcing a parting of the ways with Dani Vallverdu, Karolina Pliskova has added Sascha Bajin to her team for the coming season, who coached Naomi Osaka to the US Open title in 2018, the year he was named WTA Coach of the Year.

Tennis gone digital

Both the WTA and the ATP have recently announced extended digital services partnerships, the former with Stats Perform, its Official WTA Data Supplier, and the latter with Infosys as the Global Technology Services Partner and Digital Innovation Partner of the ATP.

Is the WTA ringing in the changes?

If reports in the media that we are hearing prove to be correct, then the WTA is to be congratulated for taking an important step towards standardising the professional game in the eyes of the general public, the fans.
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Federer recovers his RF logo

Federer recovers his RF logo

When Roger Federer parted ways with Nike just over two years ago, he also lost his prized RF logo, but now he has got it back and soon fans will be able to buy a Uniqlo cap with the famous motif on it.

read more
WTA unveils comprehensive rebrand

WTA unveils comprehensive rebrand

Following the advance leaks of newly-named tournament tiers, the WTA unveiled a comprehensive new corporate identity on Wednesday that included a simplified numerical naming system for its Tour events.

read more
Venus launches Happy Viking business

Venus launches Happy Viking business

Venus Williams has added to her business interests by launching a new vegan food company called Happy Viking that is inspired by her own dietary regime, particularly her favourite post-workout shake recipe.

read more
Halep loses early benefactor

Halep loses early benefactor

Corneliu Idu, the Constanta businessman who sponsored Simona Halep in her early career, has died after catching Covid-19 on the day the former World No 1's documentary aired in Romania.

read more

ATP TOUR

Melzer dismisses Djokovic’s accusation

Melzer dismisses Djokovic’s accusation

The reasons behind Novak Djokovic’s failure to re-join the ATP Player Council were put in perspective by the Austrian Jurgen Melzer who completely dismisses the reason’s Djokovic has given for the Councils actions.

Murray calls for players to be vaccinated

Murray calls for players to be vaccinated

Tennis Australia is still struggling to get agreement on Covid-19 safety regulations for the first grand slam of the 2021 season which is due to start January 18.

WTA TOUR

Barty ends year as World No 1

Barty ends year as World No 1

The WTA released its final year-end rankings following the completion of the last Tour event at Linz on Sunday, and Ashleigh Barty retains her No 1 spot for the second year running, despite only playing just 14 matches over the curtailed 2020 season.

Sabalenka captures third 2020 title in Linz

Sabalenka captures third 2020 title in Linz

Aryna Sabalenka captured her second consecutive title on Sunday, with a convincing 7-5 6-2 victory over her good friend and doubles partner Elise Mertens at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, and tied Simona Halep for most WTA titles won in 2020 in the process, with 3...

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Venus launches Happy Viking business

Venus launches Happy Viking business

Venus Williams has added to her business interests by launching a new vegan food company called Happy Viking that is inspired by her own dietary regime, particularly her favourite post-workout shake recipe.

read more
Federer recovers his RF logo

Federer recovers his RF logo

When Roger Federer parted ways with Nike just over two years ago, he also lost his prized RF logo, but now he has got it back and soon fans will be able to buy a Uniqlo cap with the famous motif on it.

read more
WTA unveils comprehensive rebrand

WTA unveils comprehensive rebrand

Following the advance leaks of newly-named tournament tiers, the WTA unveiled a comprehensive new corporate identity on Wednesday that included a simplified numerical naming system for its Tour events.

read more
Halep loses early benefactor

Halep loses early benefactor

Corneliu Idu, the Constanta businessman who sponsored Simona Halep in her early career, has died after catching Covid-19 on the day the former World No 1's documentary aired in Romania.

read more

DAVIS CUP & FED CUP

Britain to host BJK Cup tie in February

Britain to host BJK Cup tie in February

The ITF has announced that the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Play-off tie between Mexico and Great Britain on 5-6 February 2021 will now be hosted by Great Britain.

Kanepi wins second ITF W25 title

Kanepi wins second ITF W25 title

Kaia Kanepi, Estonia’s dark horse is a force to be reckoned with, who causes problems for many players at the Grand Slams, and has just won the ITF tournament in Istanbul, her...

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GRAND SLAMS

Training to be allowed as ATP Cup abandoned

Training to be allowed as ATP Cup abandoned

The government of Victoria state have reportedly acquiesced and granted permission for players to train during their 14-day quarantine to prepare for the Australian Open, the first grand slam of next season scheduled to kick off on the 18th January

Tennis still waits for AO decisions

Tennis still waits for AO decisions

Following weeks of discuss, it now seems likely that the Australian Open will be delayed by a week or two from its scheduled start date of 18 January, according to the Sports Minister for Victoria.

LTA NEWS

Sport continues to grumble over lockdown

Sport continues to grumble over lockdown

There is anger and disappointment in the ranks as recreational tennis shuts down in England on Day 1 of the second lockdown, and amateur players across the country have been expressing annoyance over the decision in every way they can.

Hewett and Lapthorne make RG singles finals

Hewett and Lapthorne make RG singles finals

Britain’s Alfie Hewett, Gordon Reid and Andy Lapthorne secured a full house of semi-final victories for players on the LTA’s Wheelchair Tennis World Class Programme on Thursday as they reached the men’s singles, men’s doubles and quad singles finals respectively at...

Hewett reaches third Roland Garros semi-finals.

Hewett reaches third Roland Garros semi-finals.

Alfie Hewett booked a place in his third French Open men’s singles semi-final in four years on Wednesday’s first day of wheelchair tennis action at Roland Garros after defeating Frenchman Stephane Houdet 7-5 6-3.

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

In a short film released this week, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life Steven’s journey to...

Whiley wins second title while Hewett edged out

Whiley wins second title while Hewett edged out

Britain’s Jordanne Whiley clinched her second US Open women’s doubles title with best friend Yui Kamiji of Japan on Sunday after the second seeds defeated Dutch top seeds Marjolein Buis and Diede de Groot 6-3, 6-3.

Hewett, Reid and Lapthorne clinch fourth US doubles ttles

Hewett, Reid and Lapthorne clinch fourth US doubles ttles

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid showed why they are the world’s top ranked men’s doubles partnership on Saturday’s penultimate day of the US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition, as they claimed an unprecedented fourth title together in New York. Meanwhile, fellow Brit...