Tennis

Nadal Not Yet Certain About Return Plan

There’s still no definitive word about when fans can expect to see Rafael Nadal return to the court. Nadal said this week he himself wasn’t yet clear on the timeline for a return, while adding that his focus right now was to recover from the foot injury that cost him ….

ATP To Investigate Alexander Zverev

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) this week announced that it has launched a formal investigation into allegations of domestic abuse made against Alexander Zverev. The Olympic champion’s troubles began when former girlfriend and junior player Olga Sharypova accused him of a series of domestic assaults. According to an interview ….

Murray Concerned Over Players’ Low Vax Rates

British tennis star Andy Murray says he’s feeling concerned by the low percentage of professional players believed to have been vaccinated. The number of pro-tennis players successfully jabbed is widely accepted to be below the 50 per cent mark. Murray spoke to the media about his concerns ahead of this ….

Djokovic A Hit Among Athletes In Olympia

Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic appears to be enjoying much more from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games than just the likelihood of a gold medal to look forward to after he beat his first-round opponent, world No. 140, Hugo Dellian of Bolivia, to the victory post on Saturday. The ….

COVID-19 Forces Coco Gauff To Withdraw From The Olympics

We are days away from the Tokyo Olympics, and American tennis star Coco Gauff has been forced to withdraw from the games after testing positive for COVID-19. The 17-year-old took to Twitter to make the announcement on Sunday. She has not indicated when she received her results, although her last ….

Sports Stars Defend Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon Withdrawal

18-year-old British tennis player Emma Raducanu was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon following an injury. The sports world has come to life with mixed emotions as some tell her to toughen up while others support the decision. During her 16-round competition against Ajla Tomljanovic, Raducanu found herself down 0-3 in ….

2022 ASB Classic Cancelled

ASB organisers have announced that the 2022 tournament will not be taking place. This comes as a result of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and health concerns. This is the second year in a row that it has been cancelled. At the end of last year, the 2021 tournament was cancelled as ….

Serena Williams To Skip Olympics

During a pre-Wimbledon conference, tennis superstar Serena Williams has revealed that she will not be competing in this year’s Olympics. She refused to tell reporters the reason behind this. She has, however, made mention of the fact that there are many reasons behind the decision but does not feel like ….

Andy Murray Withdraws From French Open

Scottish tennis star Andy Murray has withdrawn from this year’s French Open, citing discomfort from a recent string of injuries and a desire to focus on Wimbledon as the main motivations behind the decision. Murray was recently seen struggling with discomfort during the ATP Masters 1000 event in Rome, Italy. ….

Lydia Ko In Recovery After Singapore Tour

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko is now four shots away from the lead after she completed an exceptionally strong round in Singapore in the LPGA Tour’s HSBC Women’s World Championship. Ko’s stellar performance included a 4-under-68 shot after Thursday’s round saw her do a polished performance at 69. After getting off ….