Tennis

US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is among several players facing a ban at Wimbledon due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Peter Staples/ATP Tour)

Top Players Slam Wimbledon Ban on Russian, Belarusian Players

Some of the world’s top players are angry over a Wimbledon ban that would prevent Russian and Belarusian players – including some betting favorites – from playing in the grass-court Grand Slam event this year. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray are among those who spoke out in recent […]

Carlos Alcaraz won the 2022 Barcelona Open to move into the top 10 of the world rankings at age 18. (Image: Getty)

Surging Carlos Alcaraz Now Among Favorites for French Open, Wimbledon

Carlos Alcaraz continued his meteoric rise up the ranks of men’s tennis on Sunday, beating Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Barcelona Open. Alcaraz picked up the fourth title of his career and his third of the season. Alcaraz among youngest ever to reach top 10 […]

Ashleigh Barty stunned the tennis world this week by announcing her retirement at age 25. (Image: Getty)

Ashleigh Barty Retires at 25, Resetting Odds for Upcoming Grand Slams

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open in January and easily could have added more Grand Slam titles to her collection in the years to come. But the 25-year-old Australian announced her retirement on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the world of women’s tennis. Barty made the announcement via […]

Naomi Osaka dropped her third-round match at the Australian Open, ending her bid to defend her title in Melbourne. (Image: Tertius Pickard/AP)

Naomi Osaka Out at Australian Open, Clearing Path for Ashleigh Barty

Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty both marched towards an epic fourth-round clash between the tournament favorites at the Australian Open during their first two matches. But Osaka couldn’t get past third-round opponent Amanda Anisimova on Friday, ending her hopes for a repeat win in Melbourne. The defending Australian Open women’s […]

Garbine Muguruza lost her second-round match to Aliza Cornet, ending her run at the 2022 Australian Open. (Image: Hamish Blair/AP)

Australian Open: Muguruza, Kontaveit Upsets Shake Up Women’s Draw

Two of the top six seeds on the women’s side of the 2022 Australian Open lost on Thursday, with two other seeded players also falling on a day that busted the women’s draw wide open. No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza lost her second-round match to France’s Aliza Cornet, falling 6-3, […]

Novak Djokovic won a legal battle that has him now preparing to play in the Australian Open next week. (Image: TNS)

Djokovic Focused on Playing in Australian Open after Judge Reinstates Visa

Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly reinstated Novak Djokovic’s visa on Monday, but that still doesn’t fully guarantee the tennis star’s participation in the Australian Open beginning next week. The judge overturned the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa and ordered the government to release the Serbian from his quarantine hotel in […]

Australian border officials have denied Novak Djokovic entry into the country, threatening his ability to play in the Australian Open. (Image: Annie Wermiel/NY Post)

Australia Denies Entry to Novak Djokovic as Defending Champion Fights to Stay in Australian Open

The Australian Border Force has denied entry into the country to Novak Djokovic, jeopardizing the defending champion’s quest for a 10th Australian Open title. Djokovic applied for a medical exemption to Australia’s vaccination requirement. His application was granted by Victorian state officials, who acted independently of national officials. Djokovic files […]