Djokovic free but Australia deportation threat still looms

MELBOURNE, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic swapped one court for another on Tuesday, hitting a few practice shots at Melbourne Park as he warms up for his bid to…

Australian Open confident on Nadal’s presence, uncertain about Djokovic

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said on Wednesday he was confident Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal would be at Melbourne Park for next month’s Grand Slam despite testing positive…

Tunisia whitewash Zimbabwe in Davis Cup

By Lawrence Trusida Zimbabwe is set to remain in Davis Cup World Group two after a 4-0 drubbing by Tunisia in the competition’s knockouts played at Tennis Club de Tunis…

Zim off to Tunisia for the Davis cup

By Anashe Murombedzi THE Zimbabwe Davis Cup team has left the country for Tunisia ahead of a World group two encounter scheduled for this weekend. The five-member team left the…

Bulawayo to host the last junior tournament of the year

By Courage Bushe PREPARATIONS for the final junior tennis tournament of the year set for Bulawayo next month are at an advanced stage, with athletes gearing up for a thrilling…

Junior tennis players find the going tough in Tunisia

By Anashe Murombedzi THE under 14 Africa junior championships held in Tunisia saw Zimbabwe sending 8 junior tennis players, comprising four boys and four girls. The players qualified based on…

After ATP Finals victory, Zverev gunning for maiden Grand Slam title

Nov 22 (Reuters) – Germany’s Alexander Zverev capped a memorable year by capturing his second ATP Finals trophy on Sunday and the world number three said he is aiming to…

Tennis WTA says Chinese tennis star’s call with Olympic chief is not enough

SHANGHAI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s video call with the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not address or alleviate the Women’s Tennis Association’s…

Australian Open 2022: Unvaccinated players unable to compete at Grand Slam

Unvaccinated players will not be allowed to compete at the 2022 Australian Open, says tournament director Craig Tiley. There had been confusion over the issue in recent months with contradictory…

Naomi Osaka voices concern over Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

World tennis champion Naomi Osaka has become the latest athlete to voice concerns over the whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. One of China’s biggest sporting stars, Ms Peng…