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Chance call led to Djokovic snaring Agassi

Novak Djokovic revealed Friday that a chance telephone call sparked his decision to hire US legend Andre Agassi as his new coach.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/26 23:58:39

Nadal targets 10th Open title

With the world’s top five filled for the first time by players over 30, Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard’s Grand Slam grip by capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/26 5:03:41

Azarenka gets wild card

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wild card into next month’s Mallorca Open as she gears up for a return to Wimbledon following the birth of her son last year.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/26 0:08:40

Wild card for Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world No.1 was granted a wild card by the organizers of the Toronto event on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/25 0:53:40

Halep ‘50/50’ for Open

World No.4 Simona Halep says she has only a “50/50” chance of being fit for the French Open after injuring her ankle during the Italian Open final last week in Rome.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/25 0:53:39

Injured Kvitova yet to make decision on French Open

Petra Kvitova will make a "last-minute decision" whether to compete in the French Open as she prepares a comeback five months after her playing hand was badly injured in a knife attack, her spokesman said on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/23 23:28:40

Zverev joins top 10 after Rome win

Germany's Alexander Zverev broke into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday a day after stunning world No.2 Novak Djokovic to win the Rome Masters. The 20-year-old Zverev claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title with a straight-set win over Djokovic.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Azarenka to return for Wimbledon

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka said Monday she will return earlier than planned to compete at Wimbledon in July, seven months after giving birth to son Leo.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Svitolina stuns Halep in Rome

Elina Svitolina fought back from a set down to stun Simona Halep 4-6, 7-6, 6-1 and win her first Italian Open title at the Foro Italico in Rome on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/22 0:08:39

Sharapova confirmed to play in Birmingham grass court event

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been named as the first of seven main draw singles wild cards for this summer's British WTA grass court events organised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), organizers said on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/19 7:50:39

Nadal through to last 16

Rafael Nadal eased into the last 16 of the Italian Open on Wednesday when his second-round opponent Nicolas Almagro retired after sustaining a knee injury early in the first set.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/18 0:03:40

Maria Sharapova vows to ‘rise up again’

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she remains fully committed to making a successful comeback from her doping ban following a decision by the French Open to deny her a wild-card entry.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/18 0:03:39

Kyrgios out of Rome

Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Italian Open in Rome on Tuesday with a hip injury, casting doubt over his participation in next week’s French Open, local media reported.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/16 23:58:40

Monaco hangs up racket

Argentina's Juan Monaco announced his retirement from professional tennis on Monday at the age of 33.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/16 23:58:40

Federer to skip Roland Garros, focus on grass and hard court seasons

The 18-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer on Monday announced his absence from the French Open later this month, and has turned his attention to the grass and hard court seasons.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/16 7:46:37

Nadal rises to No.4

Rafael Nadal's climb of one place to fourth in the world on the strength of his Madrid Masters win was confirmed in the latest ATP rankings released Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/15 23:13:39

Novak Djokovic searches for lost ‘mojo’

World No.2 Novak Djokovic said he lost motivation after winning the French Open to complete a career Grand Slam last year, but now feels he is on the right path to rediscover his "mojo."
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/15 23:08:40

Nadal defeats Thiem to claim fifth Madrid Masters crown

Spanish number one Rafael Nadal claimed his fifth Mutua Madrid Open title with a 7-6 (10), 6-4 win over number 8 seed Dominic Thiem on Sunday evening.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/15 8:59:15