Amelie Mauresmo Appointed French Open Boss

Former tennis world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo has been named the new French Open tournament director. The French Tennis Federation (FTF) announced her appointment late last week. After Guy Forget tendered his resignation from the role, Mauresmo’s name had apparently immediately cup up in terms of a possible replacement. The ….

AO Will Be His Final Bow Says Dylan Alcott

Dylan Alcott, a man widely regarded as one of Australia’s greatest tennis players of all time, has announced that he’ll be retiring after next year’s Australian Open. Alcott earlier this year became the first men’s player to earn a calendar year Golden Slam in all four major titles – as ….

Former Chinese VP Accused Of Sexual Assault

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had authorities running around in circles this week when she accused former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault. This is the first time any member of the ruling Communist Party has been named in a #MeToo scandal. According to a post this week on social ….

Djokovic More Uncertain Than Ever Over AO

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic appears more uncertain than ever before over whether or not he’ll be competing in next year’s Australian Open Grand Slam competition. Following an interview with a local Serbian newspaper last week, it has now emerged that the star has serious issues with more than just ….

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 ….