It has been asked on many an occasion over the past few weeks – what punishment will be handed down on those who break the Covid-19 safety regulations at a tournament?
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.
Ahead of the NHS’s 72nd birthday celebrations, the AELTC is saying thank you with a donation of 200 punnets of Wimbledon strawberries per day to NHS staff and frontline workers in London.
They make their appearances over the final weekend of The Championships and are highly prized - the five Wimbledon Trophies, one of which proudly displays an unlikely pineapple on the top - but, sadly, will not be on show this year.
Having just been pipped for a place in the final of Battle of the Brits competition by Dan Evans, Andy Murray has withdrawn from the final day’s schedule in which he was to play a Cameron Norrie in a third-place play-off.
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.
Feliciano Lopez, the Spanish veteran who won both the singles and doubles titles at Queen’s Club’s Fever Tree Championships 12 months ago – the latter in partnership with Andy Murray – has voiced a major concern which players and organisers will have to face up to...
The prospect of a merger between the ATP and WTA has come to the forground again thanks to Jo Konta who insists – if it does go ahead – it must be a ‘merger’ of equals and not, as the WTA Chief Executive said a fortnight ago, that it would be a long term objective to...
Caroline Wozniacki, the popular former world number from Denmark who retired from the pro tour in January following the Australian Open, has revealed she would consider a return to the sport if her close friend, Serena Williams asked her to play doubles.
The fall out of the Adria Tour continues as many struggle to find someone to lay the blame on. In the main that someone is Novak Djokovic who led the campaign for this mini circuit and as it has been repeatedly said, his intentions were good and it had the backing of...
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...
Will Smith’s movie about the life of the father of Serena Williams and Venus Williams, which is scheduled to be released in 2021, is facing a multi-million-dollar breach of contract lawsuit in US courts that could shut down production and distribution.
South American tennis has been over the years, and still is, a significant force to be reckoned with, but one of the sum of its parts, Colombia, has often struggled to contribute to the continent’s success.
DAVIS CUP & FED CUP
Both the Davis Cup Finals by Rakuten in Madrid and the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals in Budapest, which were due to be played in April this year before postponement due to the...
Gerard Pique is now pessimistic about the Davis Cup Finals which is due to be played out in Madrid next November.
The revamped Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals due to be held in Budapest from 14-19 April, as well as a series of play-off ties, have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic,...