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Stosur becomes a Mum

Australia’s Samantha Stosur announced on Instagram on Monday that her partner, Liz, has given birth to their baby daughter, Genevieve, over the coronavirus lockdown.

Clijsters comeback resumes at World TeamTennis

World TeamTennis (WTT) kicked off its 3-week season on Sunday, as the world of professional tennis moves forward in the United States despite the coronavirus outbreak, and with Kim Clijsters looking to continue her comeback after 8 years off the tour.

Boulter keen to work off cake

As tennis inches its way towards a long awaited restart of the two main professional tours in August, a number of exhibition events have taken place to provide players with opportunities to shake off some of the match rust caused by the four month long Coronavirus...

Berrettini ‘Hammers’ home to inaugural UTS title

Matteo ‘The Hammer’ Berrettini snatched the Ultimate Tennis Showdown title on Sunday in the south of France, outlasting Stefanos ‘The Greek God’ Tsitsipas in the final after saving 2 match points in sudden-death to capture the experimental invitational.

Tsitsipas tops UTS League ahead of play-offs

'The Greek God', Stefanos Tsitsipas, consolidated his lead at the top of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown standings on Saturday with a win over David ‘The Wall’ Goffin, the player he will meet again in a semi-final re-match on Sunday.

Rublev wins THIEMSs7 title

On a rain-interrupted Saturday in the Austrian Alps, Russia’s Andrey Rublev battled past Dominic Thiem, 6-2 5-7 [10-8], to win the THIEMs7 presented by Soccercoin invitational tournament in Kitzbühel, avenging the defeat at the hands of the local hero in straight sets...

WTA still hopeful China swing can take place

No 'final decision' has been made by China on cancelling events, the WTA says, despite authorities calling off most international sports events in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Thiem battles past Bautista Agut into final

Dominic Thiem booked his place in the final of his own tournament after battling back from a set down to score a semi-final win over Roberto Bautista Agut in Kitzbühel on Friday.

Wimbledon’s prize money payout

Prize money set aside for this year’s Championships at Wimbledon will be distributed to those players who were set to take part at this year’s cancelled tournament, the AELTC announced on Friday.

Wimbledon makes further donations

Marking what would have been the second week of The Championships, the AELTC is donating 70,000 Championships tennis balls and towels to the LTA for its ‘Play Your Way’ campaign as part of The Club’s contributions to the recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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Clijsters comeback resumes at World TeamTennis

Clijsters comeback resumes at World TeamTennis

World TeamTennis (WTT) kicked off its 3-week season on Sunday, as the world of professional tennis moves forward in the United States despite the coronavirus outbreak, and with Kim Clijsters looking to continue her comeback after 8 years off the tour.

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Boulter keen to work off cake

Boulter keen to work off cake

As tennis inches its way towards a long awaited restart of the two main professional tours in August, a number of exhibition events have taken place to provide players with opportunities to shake off some of the match rust caused by the four month long Coronavirus...

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Stosur becomes a Mum

Stosur becomes a Mum

Australia’s Samantha Stosur announced on Instagram on Monday that her partner, Liz, has given birth to their baby daughter, Genevieve, over the coronavirus lockdown.

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ATP TOUR

Revised ATP rankings give Djokovic a boost

Revised ATP rankings give Djokovic a boost

The ATP has confirmed its rankings system will be adjusted due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic, once the Tour resumes, in a move that will greatly benefit Novak Djokovic and protect Roger Federer, but could well hurt Rafael Nadal.

Take proper tennis back to Serbia

Take proper tennis back to Serbia

Last weekend’s inaugural weekend of the Adria Tour may well have attracted a lot of criticism but despite that, it has highlighted the popularity of the sport in Belgrade if not the country.

WTA TOUR

WTA still hopeful China swing can take place

WTA still hopeful China swing can take place

No 'final decision' has been made by China on cancelling events, the WTA says, despite authorities calling off most international sports events in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

China cancels international events

China cancels international events

The WTA’s plans to go ahead with the Asian swing of their tour was apparently scuppered when a press release from the Chinese press agency Xinhua on Thursday announced a decision by the General Administration of Sport of China to cancel all international events due to...

Kvitova against closed door majors

Kvitova against closed door majors

Petra Kvitova said yesterday that she didn’t like the idea of majors being played behind closed doors which is what the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening.

OFF COURT

Stosur becomes a Mum

Stosur becomes a Mum

Australia’s Samantha Stosur announced on Instagram on Monday that her partner, Liz, has given birth to their baby daughter, Genevieve, over the coronavirus lockdown.

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ITF to host virtual AGM

ITF to host virtual AGM

The ITF has announced that the 2020 ITF Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Saturday 21 November 2020 following the ongoing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Should the US Open be cancelled?

Should the US Open be cancelled?

The question as to whether Flushing Meadows should be allowed to go ahead is still being heavily debated despite the assurances from the USTA that it will!

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No fireworks for Wimbledon

No fireworks for Wimbledon

The 4th July, American Independence Day, is very different this year, and with no Championships at Wimbledon due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no fireworks and fans must get their tennis fix virtually.

US and French Opens to allow spectators

US and French Opens to allow spectators

The decision by the USTA and FFT to allow a limited number of spectators to their respective events comes as a bit of a surprise bearing in mind the disastrous Adria Tour mini-series where the Covid-19 spiked followed the disregard of safety protocols.

LTA NEWS

Murray unveils another event for top Brits

Murray unveils another event for top Brits

The success of the ‘Battle of the Brits’ recently played out behind closed doors in Roehampton, is to be repeated but this time featuring teams consisting of Britain’s best male and female players.

Abbie’s meteoric rise

Abbie’s meteoric rise

Wheelchair tennis players are a breed apart. If you consider the sacrifices that they have to make in order to achieve any sort of competitive standard in their chosen sport, few would choose it as a career path. That is why they are special. And there is none more...

How Louise Hunt has coped with lockdown

How Louise Hunt has coped with lockdown

While Grand Slams try to come to terms with their own immediate futures, and players remain both divided and undecided about the wisdom of returning to the game too soon, spare a thought for our wheelchair players, all of whom have suffered the same lockdown...

Wheelchair tournament confirmed for Flushing Meadows

Wheelchair tournament confirmed for Flushing Meadows

The US Open has reversed its decision not to include the wheelchair competition at this year’s US Open following a huge amount of criticism led by Australia’s multiple champion, Dylan Alcott who described the decision as ‘discriminatory’.

LTA launches Play your Way

LTA launches Play your Way

The LTA has launched Play Your Way, its commitment to opening tennis up to the nation, with the ambition of inspiring people of all abilities, age and background to pick up a racket and play tennis on their terms. Play Your Way is an invitation to anyone and everyone,...

USTA forced into another U-turn

USTA forced into another U-turn

In what is proving a fast-moving story, the USTA is poised to reverse its decision on dropping the wheelchair event from this year’s US Open, revamped to conform to strict rules and prevent the spread of COVID-19 which is still prevalent in New York.

A major setback for wheelchair tennis

A major setback for wheelchair tennis

Dylan Alcott’s comments yesterday describing the USTA’s decision of axing the wheelchair event from this year’s US Open programme as being ‘discriminatory’, has received plenty of support from fellow players affected by that decree!