Tennis

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    Federer tops list of world's highest-paid athletes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 07:13pm on May 30, 2020

    Roger Federer topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes announced Friday, leading the lineup for the first time with pre-tax earnings of...

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    Roland Garros planning for fans not empty seats

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:32pm on May 28, 2020

    Roland Garros chiefs insisted Wednesday that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules....

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    Australian tennis great Cooper dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:41pm on May 22, 2020

    Eight-time Grand Slam-winning tennis player Ashley Cooper has died aged 83, Tennis Australia announced Friday. The former Australian, Wimbledon and US singles titleholder, was part...

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    Tennis Fed gives aid to players

    | Updated at 10:24pm on May 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Tennis Federation on Tuesday provided financial support to 41 vulnerable players, who are in need during coronavirus pandemic. Players, who could be present at...

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    Young Ibbou takes a dig at Thiem

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 11:13pm on May 12, 2020

    Ines Ibbou, a young Algerian tennis player who hit back at Dominic Thiem for saying he did not want to give money to lowly-ranked players,...

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    Murray wins Virtual title

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:41pm on May 02, 2020

    Andy Murray won the Virtual Madrid Open title on Thursday, helped by a semi-final walkover when opponent Diego Schwartzmann, logging in from Argentina, suffered a...

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    Tennis coaches await return to China

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 09:49pm on April 27, 2020

    Eight professional tennis coaches of Bangladesh, who used to work at five different places in China before the coronavirus outbreak, are now stuck at their...

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    Tennis divided over male, female merger

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:38pm on April 23, 2020

    WTA founder Billie Jean King and Rafael Nadal led a wave of support on Thursday for Roger Federer’s suggestion that ‘now is the time’ to...

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    Djokovic against compulsory coronavirus vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Belgrade | Updated at 10:11pm on April 20, 2020

    Novak Djokovic has said he would be against a compulsory coronavirus vaccination if it became a requirement for tennis players to travel to tournaments. ‘Personally...

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    Wimbledon cancelled for first time since WWII

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:34pm on April 01, 2020

    Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday scrapped the grasscourt Grand Slam for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the...

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