Tennis

Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams in the finals of the US Open on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

Longshot Naomi Osaka Downs Serena Williams in Controversial US Open Finals

Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam Title, when she defeated Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-2, at the US Open finals on Saturday. The match was marred by a controversial penalty levied against Williams. Williams was the pre-tournament favorite at 6/1, while Osaka was well down […]

Roger Federer suffered a shocking four-set loss to John Millman in the fourth round of the 2018 US Open. (Image: Getty)

Roger Federer Stunned by John Millman in US Open Fourth Round Upset

Five-time champion Roger Federer was bounced from the US Open in fourth-round action on Monday night, as Australia’s John Millman pulled off a major upset to advance to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Millman defeated Federer 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-3), handing the Swiss legend his first ever loss […]

Wimbledon Victory Makes Novak Djokovic Early Favorite for US Open

Novak Djokovic showed that he is still capable of winning Grand Slam events this past weekend, and now bookmakers are predicting he could add another title to his haul at the US Open. Djokovic won his fourth career Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) to […]

Online Betting Reveals Possible Doubles Match-Fixing at Wimbledon

Officials at Pinnacle Sports flagged an early-round men’s doubles match at Wimbledon for suspicious betting patterns, something that could be an indicator that the match was fixed. While unusual gambling behavior around a match would never be considered conclusive evidence that the integrity of a contest had been compromised, it […]

Roger Federer was stunned to lose to Kevin Anderson after leading by two sets in their quarterfinal match at the 2018 Wimbledon tennis tournament. (Image: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty)

Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson Eliminates Roger Federer in Five-Set Comeback

Kevin Anderson pulled off a stunning upset over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday, coming back from two sets down to win 2-6, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11. Not only had Anderson never defeated Federer in their four previous meetings, but Anderson had not even won a set […]

All Top 10 Wimbledon Women’s Seeds Out of Tournament

The women’s bracket at Wimbledon is beginning to look more like a park and recreation league than a Grand Slam event. Two more top seeds — No. 1 Simona Halep, and No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki — fell over the weekend, and seventh-seed Karolina Pliskova, going out on Monday in the […]

Maria Sharapova was one of five top seeds to fall to high-ranked opponents at the first round of Wimbledon. (Image: Getty)

Seeded Women Falling Fast After First Round of Wimbledon

If the upsets on the women’s side of Wimbledon keep happening, it is possible that no seeded players will be around when the finals happen. The latest two upset victims were former winners of the Grand Slam Event. Maria Sharapova, who won in 2004, was dispatched by world No. 132 […]

Roger Federer had little trouble in his first round match against Dusan Lajovic at the 2018 Wimbledon tennis tournament in London, England. (Image: AFP)

Roger Federer, Petra Kvitova Are Top Picks to Smash It at Wimbledon

Roger Federer has won eight titles at Wimbledon during his long and storied career, and comes into this year’s tournament as a favorite to take home his record-extending 21st Grand Slam championship. Federer, who is the No. 1 seed in the Wimbledon men’s tournament despite being ranked No. 2 in […]

Serena Williams will be seeded 25th when Wimbledon begins on Monday. (Image: Getty)

Seeds of Change? Serena Williams Rankles Wimbledon Ranking System

Despite being outside the top 32 in world tennis rankings, Serena Williams got seeded for Wimbledon at No. 25 — much to the dismay of the player she pushed aside, and causing tennis observers to rethink currently accepted seeding standards. Having played just three events in the past 12 months, […]

Borna Coric (right) holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer (left) in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany on Sunday. (Image: Friso Gentsch/DPA/AP)

Borna Coric Upsets Roger Federer to Win Gerry Weber Open in Germany

Borna Coric scored the biggest victory of his career on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. Federer was attempting to win his 10th career title in Halle, as well as his 99th career title overall. Coric Dominates Third Set […]

Rafael Nadal poses with the trophy after beating Dominic Thiem in straight sets to win his 11th career French Open title. (Image: Thibault Camus/AP)

Nadal Wins 11th French Open, Halep Earns First Grand Slam Title

Rafael Nadal was in control from start to finish as he defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to earn his 11th career French Open title on Sunday. Nadal only dropped a single set over the course of the tournament, losing the first set against Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals before […]

Simona Halep quietly breezed her ways into the French Open finals against Sloane Stephens. (Image: AP)

Simona Halep Wants Revenge For French Open Heartbreak

Simona Halep was ranked No. 1 before the French Open, now she has the chance to prove that she deserves it. The two-time runner up at Roland Garros will try to capture her first Grand Slam event on Sunday, when she faces American Sloane Stephens for the title. The will […]

Caroline Wozniacki was the latest upset victim at the French Open, losing in straight sets to Daria Kasatkina. (Image: Reuters)

Caroline Wozniacki Joins Serena Williams as Surprise French Open Exits

The parade of top seeds exiting the French Open continued Monday when Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki were the latest casualties. Williams withdrew with an injury, while Wozniacki was upset by Daria Kasatkina. Williams was making her first Grand Slam appearance after giving birth to a baby girl in September. […]

Ukrainian tennis player Dmytro Badanov was banned for life for fixing tennis matches. (Image: Sinar Online)

Ukrainian Dmytro Badanov Receives Lifetime Ban from Tennis for Fixing Matches

Ukrainian tennis player Dmytro Badanov was banned for life and fined $100,000 after an investigation found him guilty of fixing tennis matches. An independent hearing officer with the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) discovered the 30-year-old fixed the outcome of two matches on the ITF Futures Tour. He was also found […]