Serena Williams has dropped out of the world's top 50 for the first time since 2006, the US tennis great sitting 59th in the WTA rankings
3 Dec 2021
As fears for the safety of Chinese players, Peng Shuai continues, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has suspended all tournaments in China with immediate effect.
9 May 2021
Naomi Osaka conceded she found playing outside her comfort zone on clay frustrating as world number two continues her warm-up for the French Open at the WTA tournament in Rome.
28 Mar 2021
Japan's Naomi Osaka advanced into the fourth round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open by walkover on Sunday after Serbian Nina Stojanovic withdrew due to a right thigh injury.
28 Aug 2020
Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka won the semi-final match she once vowed not to play, defeating Belgium's Elise Mertens on Friday to reach the ATP and WTA Western & Southern Open final.
2 Apr 2020
Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis admitted on Thursday that he feared the remainder of the 2020 tennis season could be wiped out. Tennis has been in lockdown since early last month...
21 Mar 2020
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.
27 Oct 2019
In-form Naomi Osaka outlasted Petra Kvitova in a three-set marathon for a drought-breaking victory at the WTA Finals on Sunday. Opening the $14 million round-robin tournament, the first in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen...
4 Sep 2019
Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic advanced to her first Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday at the US Open by defeating Croatia's Donna Vekic 7-6 (7/5), 6-3. Bencic will play Thursday against the winner of a later quarter-final between Canadian 15th seed Bianca Andreescu and Belgian 25th seed Elise Mertens.
31 Mar 2019
The 2013 Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki has said she is hoping to make an unlikely return to the All England Club this summer after a dramatic decline in recent years. Lisicki, 29, has battled a string of injuries and plummeted to 298th in the world rankings since losing the Wimbledon final in straight sets to…
3 Mar 2019
Who's saying what on Twitter after Roger Federer won his 100th career title on Saturday: "Welcome to the 'Triple Digit' tournament victory club @rogerfederer — I've been a bit lonely - glad to have the company." -- Jimmy Connors, the only other man to win 100 titles, ending his career on 109. "Just watched @rogerfederer…
1 Aug 2018
The 52-minute match between Serena Williams and Johanna Konta ended leaving Williams disappointed. Making this the most lopsided defeat of Williams's career, Williams' disappointing night ended in less than an hour as she lost her opening match of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic on Tuesday night to Johanna Konta, 6-1, 6-0. She had never won only…