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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Surbiton | Ebden cruises, Burrage and Watson fall

Second seed Matt Ebden of Australia was in imperious form on a rain-affected day at the Surbiton Trophy, dropping just two games as he eased past Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy 6-2 6-0 in 54 minutes in his second round match.

Great Britain’s Jodie Burrage suffered a tough loss against Vera Lapko in the opening match on Court 1. The London-based player served for the match and held four match points in her 7-5 6-7(8) 7-6(6) defeat by the Belarusian.

There was also disappointment for her compatriot Andrew Watson, who advanced through qualifying on Monday, as he fell 6-2 6-2 to Yunseong Chung.
However a British victory in the doubles after Katy Dunne and Emily Webley-Smith overcame Alexa Guarachi and Erin Routliffe 7-6(4) 2-6 [10-4].
In addition wins for former world No.12 Viktor Troicki, who battled back from a set down to defeat Jurij Rodionov 6-7(3) 6-3 6-2, and Lukas Lacko, who knocked out No.13 seed Peter Gojowczyk in two tiebreak sets.

Just nine matches were completed on Tuesday due to rain.



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