Serena Williams ‘very likely’ to return for Australian Open, says Tiley

Serena Williams is very likely to return to Melbourne for the Australian Open, according to tournament director Craig Tiley Serena Williams is very likely to return to Melbourne for the 2018 Australian Open, according to […]

Facts mix with fiction yet Battle of the Sexes may still be underplayed | Richard Williams

Billie-Jean Kings defeat of the 1939 mens Wimbledon champion in 1973 provides the main thrust of a new film but like other sporting movies the facts are often massaged to augment the story After the […]

Could teen prodigy Cori Gauff be the next Serena Williams?

(CNN)American tennis prodigy Cori Gauff is only 13 years old but she already has Serena Williams’ long-time coach by her side. In a game full of talented youngsters, Gauff is widely seen as exceptional, not […]

Maria Sharapova under investigation for real estate conspiracy in India

A real estate company in India used the five-time major champion to endorse a luxury housing project that never took, prompting an investigation Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating […]

Jana Novotn obituary

Czech tennis player who won the Wimbledon womens singles title in 1998 The Czech tennis player Jana Novotn, who has died of cancer aged 49, had a career of consistent success that would have more […]

Grigor Dimitrov edges out David Goffin in thriller to win World Tour Finals title

Grigor Dimitrov won the ATP World Tour Finals title by beating David Goffin in three sets, a victroy which will move him up to world No3 Against the expectations of the doubters two free-hitting, first-time […]

Rafael Nadal awarded damages over French former ministers doping claim

Rafael Nadal has been awarded damages after the former French sports minister who accused him of doping was found guilty of defamation Rafael Nadal has been awarded damages after the former French sports minister who […]

Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims

(CNN)A French tribunal on Thursday ordered a former minister of health and sports to pay tennis star Rafael Nadal $11,800 in damages for accusing him of doping. The tennis star filed a lawsuit against Bachelot […]

United States beat Belarus to win first Fed Cup title since 2000

(CNN)CoCo Vandeweghe was instrumental in guiding the US to a first Fed Cup title in 17 years so it is perhaps no wonder that the world No.10 said afterwards that she is ready for a […]

Rafael Nadals victory at Paris Masters ensures he will end 2017 as world No1

Rafael Nadal ensured he will end the 2017 season ranked as the world No1 after a 7-5, 6-3 victory against Chung Hyeon at the Paris Masters Rafael Nadal ensured he will end the 2017 season […]