No shaking, no showering, no sharing: Welcome to post-virus tennis

By AFP No shaking, no showering, no sharing, no signing. Welcome to what the world of tennis could look like once government restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic have been…

ATP chief hoping for Roland Garros and clay-court season in September

ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi said Thursday he hopes the clay-court season and French Open can be played in September as tennis scrambles to salvage a season in danger of being…

What now for tennis in 2020?

WIMBLEDON cancelled for the first time since World War II and no resumption of the ATP and WTA Tours until July 13 at the earliest as the coronavirus continues to…

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

WIMBLEDON looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.…

Social distancing has Serena ‘on edge’ amid coronavirus pandemic

TENNIS great Serena Williams says she is “on edge” as she practices social distancing recommended by health experts in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. The 23-time Grand…

French Open date change over pandemic rocks tennis

THE global tennis calendar has been thrown into further chaos after the decision by French Open organisers to postpone the Grand Slam, with players and rival tournaments critical of the…

Nadal strolls into Acapulco final

RAFAEL NDAL used a steady stream of blistering forehand winners and a heavy dose of precision serves to book his spot in the ATP Mexico Open final with a convincing…

Goodbye, tennis: Sharapova announces retirement

FIVE-TIME Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world’s most recognisable and highest-paid sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32. “Tennis — I’m saying goodbye,”…

Nick Kyrgios accuses Mexican Open crowd of ‘disrespect’

Nick Kyrgios accused the Mexican Open crowd of “disrespect” after he was booed off the court following his first-round retirement against Ugo Humbert. Kyrgios, 24, was only on court for…

Federer targets Wimbledon after knee surgery blow

ROGER Federer has undergone surgery to resolve a longstanding knee problem and said Thursday he would be out of action until after the French Open. The 20-times Grand Slam winner…