Obituary | Bollettieri dies aged 91

Obituary | Bollettieri dies aged 91

The rumours which have circulated around the tennis fraternity that Nick Bollettieri’s health had been deteriorating over the past few weeks have been proved correct as his death, aged 91, has now been confirmed.

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ATP TOUR

Turin | Djokovic ends year on a high

Turin | Djokovic ends year on a high

Novak Djokovic brought the curtain down on what has been a traumatic year for him, by winning his sixth ATP Finals trophy to match his old (but now retired) rival Roger Federer and replace him as the oldest player to win the title sponsored by the huge Japanese...

Turin | Last two standing: Ruud and Djokovic

Turin | Last two standing: Ruud and Djokovic

Some new milestones will be laid on Sunday when Casper Ruud and Novak Djokovic meet in the final of the Nitto ATP Finals being held in Turin, Italy to mark the end-of this long and intense season.

Turin | Rublev joins Djokovic in last four

Turin | Rublev joins Djokovic in last four

On the last day of the group matches at the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Andrey Rublev beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the ‘winner-take-all’ clash for second place in the Red Group while Djokovic solidified his place as the group winner by inflicting another loss on Daniil...

WTA TOUR

London | Swiatek secures top year-end WTA Ranking

London | Swiatek secures top year-end WTA Ranking

The year-end Hologic WTA Tour rankings for 2022 have been published and, no surprise, Iga Swiatek finishes as the World No 1 with 11,085 ranking points, the second highest tally by a year-end No 1 in the history of the rankings, behind only Serena Williams' effort in...

Fort Worth | Garcia slays Sabalenka for WTA Finals crown

Fort Worth | Garcia slays Sabalenka for WTA Finals crown

France’s Caroline Garcia landed the biggest title of her career at the WTA Finals in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday night with a tight set win over Aryna Sabalenka, 7-6(4) 6-4, outlasting the No 7 seed from Belarus in an hour and 41 minutes.

OFF COURT

London | Halep calls for hearing to lift suspension

London | Halep calls for hearing to lift suspension

Simona Halep has been busy behind the scenes trying to clear her name after having been provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) following a positive doping test on 29 August taken after her US Open first-round match.

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London | Fish and Bryan fined for promoting gambling

London | Fish and Bryan fined for promoting gambling

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has reacted to Mardy Fish and Bob Bryan’s promotion of gambling by fining them $10,000 apiece and banning them for four months after having been seen promoting a gambling concern on social media.

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London | Verdasco accepts a two-month drug ban

London | Verdasco accepts a two-month drug ban

he Spanish 39-year-old left-hander, Fernando Verdasco, has been issued with a two-month ban for testing positive for the drug methylphenidate after failing to renew a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE), the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) confirmed this week.

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London | Wimbledon partners with Barclays

London | Wimbledon partners with Barclays

The All England Lawn Tennis Club announced Barclays as the official banking partner of Wimbledon, replacing its previous partner HSBC for the 2023 edition of The Championships, which held the sponsorship position for a 15-year period.

LTA NEWS

Wimbledon | Kunieda outlasts Hewett for title

Wimbledon | Kunieda outlasts Hewett for title

Alfie Hewett and Andy Lapthorne both left Wimbledon with runners-up trophies on Sunday as a ground-breaking four days of wheelchair tennis at The Championships came to an end with the sport making history once again.

Wimbledon | Hewett and Reid run ends

Wimbledon | Hewett and Reid run ends

Alfie Hewett will focus on trying to bring his 2022 Wimbledon campaign to a victorious end on Sunday after the 24-year-old and fellow Brit Gordon Reid saw their record-breaking sequence of 10 Grand Slam doubles titles in a row come to an end on Saturday after a 63 61...

Wimbledon | Hewett battles back to reach final

Wimbledon | Hewett battles back to reach final

Alfie Hewett produced a comeback befitting of the first men’s wheelchair tennis match to be staged on No.1 Court as he reached his first Wimbledon singles final on Friday after a 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4 victory over 2019 champion Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina.

Paris | Hewett and Reid extend Grand Slam winning record sequence

Paris | Hewett and Reid extend Grand Slam winning record sequence

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid extended their record-breaking Grand Slam winning sequence to 10 titles in a row on Sunday after beating Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Shingo Kunieda of Japan 76(5) 76(5) to become the most successful men’s wheelchair doubles...

London | Sandi Procter appointed as LTA President from 2023

London | Sandi Procter appointed as LTA President from 2023

The LTA, the national governing body for tennis in Britain, has announced Sandi Procter will become its 24th President. Her appointment was confirmed at the LTA AGM this week, with her taking up the position from the start of 2023.