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Sister defends Court

June Shanahan, Margaret Court’s sister, told Sydney radio station 2GB on Saturday that she was ‘disgusted’ at remarks made by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews condemning the awarding of the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) to the legendary player.

Murray will not be travelling down under

Andy Murray will not be competing at the season opening grand slam and admits he is ‘devastated’ to be missing the Australian Open after testing positive for Covid-19 12 days ago.

Laura Robson undergoes more surgery

Britain’s Laura Robson’s hopes of making a full on-court comeback took another downturn when she underwent a third hip surgery last week.

ATP Cup draw is made for Feb 1 kick-off

In eleven day’s time, the tennis news will switch from recalcitrant players discussing the problems they are facing during quarantine to actual action on the court. That will be a moment to celebrate as the game moves closer to the first grand slam of the season when...

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot?

Australia seems intent on shooting itself in the foot, as participants in the first Grand Slam of the year continue to draw criticism while fur flies over the funding of the quarantining of some 1,200 overseas visitors and Margaret Court is tipped to receive the...

Barty joins Adelaide exhibition

Ash Barty’s hopes of joining the elite group of players in Adelaide for an exhibition on 29 January have been fulfilled as the women’s World No 1 has been named to take part with Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Bernades taken to Melbourne hospital

Brazil’s professional umpire Carlos Bernardes suffered a heart attack In his Melbourne quarantine hotel room and was rushed to hospital on Wednesday, where he is said to be ‘doing well’.

ATP-WTA merger notion stalls

The newly-elected 2021-2022 ATP Player Council includes the return to duty of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, all of whom have supported the notion of merging the ATP and WTA Tours, but the proposal has since stalled.

Murray still negotiating

While the coronavirus problems grow in Melbourne and a minority of quarantined players grumble at the inconvenience of the safety measures imposed on them, British tennis fans await the news as to whether Andy Murray will be allowed to compete

ATP Calendar update

The ATP has announced additions to their 2021 calendar as they continue to fit in opportunities for players to compete during these challenging times which have thrown the traditional calendar into disarray.
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Sister defends Court

Sister defends Court

June Shanahan, Margaret Court’s sister, told Sydney radio station 2GB on Saturday that she was ‘disgusted’ at remarks made by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews condemning the awarding of the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) to the legendary player.

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ATP Cup draw is made for Feb 1 kick-off

ATP Cup draw is made for Feb 1 kick-off

In eleven day’s time, the tennis news will switch from recalcitrant players discussing the problems they are facing during quarantine to actual action on the court. That will be a moment to celebrate as the game moves closer to the first grand slam of the season when...

read more
Is Australia shooting itself in the foot?

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot?

Australia seems intent on shooting itself in the foot, as participants in the first Grand Slam of the year continue to draw criticism while fur flies over the funding of the quarantining of some 1,200 overseas visitors and Margaret Court is tipped to receive the...

read more

ATP TOUR

ATP Cup draw is made for Feb 1 kick-off

ATP Cup draw is made for Feb 1 kick-off

In eleven day’s time, the tennis news will switch from recalcitrant players discussing the problems they are facing during quarantine to actual action on the court. That will be a moment to celebrate as the game moves closer to the first grand slam of the season when...

ATP Calendar update

ATP Calendar update

The ATP has announced additions to their 2021 calendar as they continue to fit in opportunities for players to compete during these challenging times which have thrown the traditional calendar into disarray.

WTA TOUR

Superb Sabalenka storms to Abu Dhabi title

Superb Sabalenka storms to Abu Dhabi title

Aryna Sabalenka added a 9th singles trophy to her growing collection when she lifted the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Open trophy on Wednesday after dispatching Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova, 6-2 6-2, in the final.

Sabalenka sweeps past Sakkari

Sabalenka sweeps past Sakkari

Aryna Sabalenka could not be happier as she extended her winning streak to 14 matches and reached the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Open final following her 6-3 6-2 win over Maria Sakkari, where she will meet Veronika Kudermetova, who got past Marta Kostyuk, 7-6(8) 6-4, to...

Unseeded showdown in Abu Dhabi

Unseeded showdown in Abu Dhabi

Against all the odds, two unseeded players, Veronika Kudermetova and Marta Kostyuk, have made the semi-finals of the WTA 500 tournament in Abu Dhabi, one of which will be a finalist on Wednesday.

OFF COURT

Sister defends Court

Sister defends Court

June Shanahan, Margaret Court’s sister, told Sydney radio station 2GB on Saturday that she was ‘disgusted’ at remarks made by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews condemning the awarding of the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) to the legendary player.

read more
Bernades taken to Melbourne hospital

Bernades taken to Melbourne hospital

Brazil’s professional umpire Carlos Bernardes suffered a heart attack In his Melbourne quarantine hotel room and was rushed to hospital on Wednesday, where he is said to be ‘doing well’.

read more
ATP-WTA merger notion stalls

ATP-WTA merger notion stalls

The newly-elected 2021-2022 ATP Player Council includes the return to duty of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, all of whom have supported the notion of merging the ATP and WTA Tours, but the proposal has since stalled.

read more

DAVIS CUP & FED CUP

Another revamp for the Davis Cup

Another revamp for the Davis Cup

The Davis Cup which, after over 110 years of being a season-long event, was revamped with the Finals being contested in Madrid by 18 tennis nations – the semi-finalists from the...

BJK Cup playoff ties move to April

BJK Cup playoff ties move to April

Playoff ties for the Billie Jean King Cup, initially scheduled for 5-6 February 2021, will move to 16-17 April as the tennis calendar continues to be impacted by the pandemic,...

Watson in Dubai looking to Tokyo

Watson in Dubai looking to Tokyo

The Tours may be in their off-seasons but competitive tennis is still being played at the lower levels and Heather Watson is making the most of the opportunities.

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GRAND SLAMS

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot?

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot?

Australia seems intent on shooting itself in the foot, as participants in the first Grand Slam of the year continue to draw criticism while fur flies over the funding of the quarantining of some 1,200 overseas visitors and Margaret Court is tipped to receive the...

Murray still negotiating

Murray still negotiating

While the coronavirus problems grow in Melbourne and a minority of quarantined players grumble at the inconvenience of the safety measures imposed on them, British tennis fans await the news as to whether Andy Murray will be allowed to compete

LTA NEWS

Matusevich and Watson top the final BOB tables

Matusevich and Watson top the final BOB tables

The Battle of the Brits came to a conclusion and brought the curtain down on this season with Anton Matusevich ending the four-day league table style event top of the men’s table, while Heather Watson claimed the top spot on the women’s equivalent.

Murray continues to build his confidence

Murray continues to build his confidence

While it isn’t a major event, the third Battle of the Brits is proving to be a real confidence builder for Andy Murray as he prepares for the Australian Open and the 2021 season.

Draper upsets Norrie

Draper upsets Norrie

Teenager Jack Draper, one of Britain’s future stars, showed his potential when he posted the best win of his career by defeating Cameron Norrie in straight sets on the second day of the Battle of the Brits exhibition series.

Murray beats Evans at the NTC

Murray beats Evans at the NTC

Most tennis fans are now looking ahead to 2021 and while the coronavirus pandemic continues to make next season’s calendar uncertain (especially now with this new mutation of the virus), players are taking a positive view.

LTA British Tour Masters starts Friday

LTA British Tour Masters starts Friday

Following on from the success of the behind-closed-doors events during lockdown, the LTA is staging the season-ending LTA British Tour Masters on Friday 18 to Saturday 19 December at the at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton During the summer, almost 300 matches...

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.