Tennis

Grigor Dimitrov tested positive for COVID-19 after playing in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tennis Tour. (Image: AFP)

Adria Tennis Tour Cancels Final After Grigor Dimitrov Tests Positive for COVID-19

Multiple players and coaches have tested positive for COVID-19 following their participation in the Adria Tennis Tour exhibition event in Croatia last week, organized by Novak Djokovic. The tournament halted just before the final between Djokovic and Andrey Rublev, after participant Grigor Dimitrov reported that he tested positive for the […]

The USTA still plans to hold the US Open at the National Tennis Center beginning in late August, but many players are skeptical. (Image: Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News/Getty)

USTA Planning to Start US Open on Schedule Despite Player Concerns

The United States Tennis Association plans to hold the US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York this summer, though many top players are skeptical of the idea. ESPN reported Monday that both the ATP and WTA support the USTA plan, citing a source […]

The Ultimate Tennis Showdown pits 10 top men’s players against each other in a unique format designed to attract new, younger fans to the sport. (Image: UTS/Tennis.com)

Ultimate Tennis Showdown Features Four Top-10 Players, Unique Scoring System

The Ultimate Tennis Showdown begins Saturday at the Mouratoglou Academy in France, bringing together many of the world’s top tennis players for a competition that’s nothing like a typical tournament. Organized by Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou, who also runs the academy, the Ultimate Tennis Showdown includes stars like Dominic […]

Roger Federer's lucrative endorsement deals pushed him ito the top of Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes. (Image: Getty)

Roger Federer Forbes Highest-Paid Athlete at $106 Million

Tennis pro Roger Federer takes the top spot in the latest Forbes ranking of sports’ highest earners. Federer, who was fifth on last year’s list, overtook some of soccer’s biggest stars who sustained salary cuts amid the global pandemic. This spring, sporting events and major league seasons abruptly came to […]

If the Australian Open goes forward in 2021, it will likely do so without foreign fans in attendance. (Image: Sporting News)

2021 Australian Open Fate Uncertain, Organizers Could Ban Foreign Fans

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley said Wednesday that the 2021 Australian Open is in jeopardy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though the tournament currently remains on the schedule for next January. Tiley told the Australian Associated Press that if the tournament goes forward, it will almost certainly do so without […]

Roger Federer took to Twitter on Wednesday to propose an organizational merger between the WTA and ATP tours. (Image: Tony Ashby/Getty)

Roger Federer Proposes Organizational Merger for Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tours

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer asked his Twitter followers whether it’s time to merge the men’s and women’s tennis tours on Wednesday morning, a proposal that generated an overwhelmingly positive response from fans and fellow players. Federer called only for merging the ATP, which governs men’s tennis, with the […]

Novak Djokovic won’t get the opportunity to defend his title at Wimbledon in 2020. (Image: Frank Molter/Getty)

Wimbledon Canceled for First Time Since WWII Due to Coronavirus

The All England Club announced the cancellation of the 2020 Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The decision means that this will be the first year 1945 that Wimbledon will not take place, with the last cancellation being due to World War II. This is also […]

Sofia Kenin defeated Garbine Muguruza to win the Australian Open and earn her first Grand Slam title on Saturday. (Image: Lee Jin-man, AP)

Kenin Wins Australian Open, Still Not Getting Love From Oddsmakers

Sofia Kenin defeated Garbine Muguruza in three sets to earn her first career Grand Slam title by winning the Australian Open on Saturday. The 21-year-old American came back after dropping the first set to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Kenin Silences the Doubters at Australian Open Kenin found herself in danger […]

Dominic Thiem survived a hard-fought four-set match with Alexander Zverev to reach his first Australian Open final. (Image: Lee Jin-man/AP)

Dominic Thiem Defeats Alexander Zverev to Reach Australian Open Final

Dominic Thiem overcame stomach pains, a one-set deficit, and two tiebreaks to beat Alexander Zverev on Friday, and move on to the Australian Open final for the first time in his career. Thiem battled through four tough sets with the 22-year-old Zverev before emerging victorious by a score of 3-6, […]

Novak Djokovic (right) defeated an injured Roger Federer (left) to reach the Australian Open final for the eighth time. (Image: Getty)

Novak Djokovic Routs Ailing Roger Federer to Reach Australian Open Final

Roger Federer pushed himself to compete in the Australian Open on Thursday, but didn’t have enough in the tank to beat Novak Djokovic in their semifinal match. Djokovic came back from a slow start to beat Federer in straight sets, winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open […]