Tennis News

Federer and Nadal form doubles super team

Federer and Nadal form doubles super team

Roger Federer says he wants to team with arch rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year. 21 Feb 2017
Umpire looked like "Rocky Balboa" after copping ball to face

Umpire looked like "Rocky Balboa" after copping ball to face

Umpire Arnaud Gabas says he looked like “Rocky Balboa” after being hit in the eye by a tennis ball struck by Denis Shapovalov. 8 Feb 2017
Player fined for smashing ball at umpire

Player fined for smashing ball at umpire

Canada's Denis Shapovalov has been fined $US7,000 ($A9,000) for smashing chair umpire Arnaud Gabas in the face with a ball. 7 Feb 2017
Player smashes umpire in the face

Player smashes umpire in the face

Canada have been eliminated from their first round Davis Cup tie against Great Britain after player Denis Shapovalov slogged a ball into the chair umpire’s face. 6 Feb 2017
Hewitt slams Tomic's father

Hewitt slams Tomic's father

Lleyton Hewitt says Bernard Tomic’s father John's massive influence is stifling his son's potential. 3 Feb 2017
Woods channels Federer

Woods channels Federer

Tiger Woods says he is drawing inspiration from Roger Federer’s Australian Open win in his quest to resurrect his career. 2 Feb 2017
Kyrgios closing in on coach

Kyrgios closing in on coach

Nick Kyrgios is seeking a mentor but says any potential coach needs to be the “right person” as the wayward star looks to centre his abilities effectively ahead of this week’s Davis Cup. 31 Jan 2017
Philippoussis and Goolagong pay tribute to Alcott

Philippoussis and Goolagong pay tribute to Alcott

Australian tennis legends Mark Philippoussis and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley have paid tribute to Australian Open wheelchair champion Dylan Alcott. 31 Jan 2017
Federer may not return

Federer may not return

Roger Federer hinted at possible retirement following Sunday’s Australian Open victory. 30 Jan 2017
Cash slams Federer's "legal cheating"

Cash slams Federer's "legal cheating"

Roger Federer has defended his decision to take a medical time-out in the fifth set of his Australian Open triumph over Rafael Nadal in reaction to comments made by Aussie tennis legend Pat Cash. 30 Jan 2017
Federer v Nadal final no dream for coach

Federer v Nadal final no dream for coach

His nephew may have a 23-11 head-to-head record against Roger Federer but Toni Nadal would rather his charge play anyone else should Nadal make the Australian Open final. 27 Jan 2017
Venus Williams makes Aussie Open history

Venus Williams makes Aussie Open history

Venus Williams has become the oldest Australian Open women's finalist in professional tennis history after downing CoCo Vandeweghe in three sets. 26 Jan 2017
Rafa's ridiculous extravagance

Rafa's ridiculous extravagance

Rafael Nadal’s extravagance can be partly defined by the $1.2 million Gregor Dimitrov watch he has been wearing during his Australian Open matches. 26 Jan 2017
Former star through to first slam semi since 1999

Former star through to first slam semi since 1999

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has defeated No.5 seed Karolina Pliskova to reach her first grand slam semi-final since 1999. 25 Jan 2017
Player disqualified for hitting ball kid

Player disqualified for hitting ball kid

Seventeen-year-old Italian junior Maria Vittoria Viviani has been disqualified from the opening round of the Australian Open for hitting a ball kid. 23 Jan 2017
Commentator sacked after Williams' "Gorilla" comparison

Commentator sacked after Williams' "Gorilla" comparison

US ESPN commentator Doug Adler has been sacked after comparing Venus Williams to a "gorilla" at the Australian Open. 20 Jan 2017
Becker slams Djokovic's Aussie Open exit

Becker slams Djokovic's Aussie Open exit

Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker has slammed the world No.2 after crashing out of the second round of the Australian Open at the hands of world No.117 Denis Istomin. 20 Jan 2017
Safarova: The Australian Open gets better every year

Safarova: The Australian Open gets better every year

Lucie Safarova says the Australian Open has improved significantly since her last appearance in 2015. 19 Jan 2017
Kyrgios cops huge fines for on-court indiscretions

Kyrgios cops huge fines for on-court indiscretions

Nick Kyrgios has been fined more than $7000 following his controversial Australian Open exit. 19 Jan 2017
Kyrgios not even training "15 minutes a day"

Kyrgios not even training "15 minutes a day"

Nick Kyrgios’ former coach Josh Eagle says the tennis star is not even training “15 minutes a day”. 19 Jan 2017
McEnroe labels Kyrgios "black eye for the sport"

McEnroe labels Kyrgios "black eye for the sport"

Former bad boy John McEnroe has slammed Nick Kyrgios for his bewildering exit from the Australian Open. 19 Jan 2017