Tennis

Halep wants number one spot
20 August 2017

Halep Wants Number One Spot

Simona Halep says she really wants to be world number one after Sunday's Cincinnati Masters final. Halep produced a dominant performance on Saturday when defeating American 24-year-old Sloane Stephens 6-2 ...
20 August 2017

Murray Set for Us Open

Andy Murray is on schedule to be fit enough to play in the US Open at Flushing Meadows this month. The final Grand Slam of the season runs from August ...
19 August 2017

Big Occasion Key for Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios said he felt inspired by the occasion during his win over Rafael Nadal at the Cincinnati Masters on Friday. The Australian has endured another rollercoaster campaign but showed ...
19 August 2017

Positivity Key for Halep

Simona Halep believes positivity can be the key to her hopes of winning this week's Cincinnati Masters. The Romanian, who was a runner-up in Ohio in 2015, battled past Johanna ...
18 August 2017

Shapovalov Confident Ahead of Us Open Qualifying

Denis Shapovalov is confident heading into US Open qualifying, but knows he needs to improve if he's to reach the very top. The Canadian teenager shot from 143rd to 67th ...
18 August 2017

Konta Sets Up Halep Head-To-Head

Johanna Konta defeated Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets to set up a Cincinnati Open quarter-final clash against Simona Halep. The 26-year-old British number one had to negotiate a two-hour rain ...
17 August 2017

Nadal Wins to Extend Unbeaten Run

Rafael Nadal has prolonged his unbeaten record against Richard Gasquet to 15 matches after his Cincinnati Masters second round win. The 31-year-old Spaniard beat the Frenchman in straight sets 6-3 ...
17 August 2017

Zverev Upbeat Despite Defeat

Alexander Zverev admitted to feeling tired as he crashed out of the Cincinnati Masters, losing to Frances Tiafoe in the second round. The German has been one of the rising ...

16 August 2017

Nishikori Done for the Season Says Manager

World number nine Kei Nishikori will miss the rest of the 2017 season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist. The Japanese player's manager announced the news on Wednesday, ...
16 August 2017

Konta Through in Cincinnati

Johanna Konta has booked her place in the third round of the Cincinnati Open after beating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. The British number one broke early and showed a ...
15 August 2017

Sharapova Set for Grand Slam Return

Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard entry to the US Open and will appear at a Grand Slam for the first time since her drugs ban. The Russian was ...
15 August 2017

Nadal Delighted With Rankings Rise

Rafael Nadal is delighted he will move back to the top of the rankings after this week's Cincinnati Masters. Current number one Andy Murray is absent from the event with ...
15 August 2017

Edmund out in Cincinnati

Kyle Edmund has crashed out of the Western & Southern Open when losing to Portugal's Joao Sousa in the first round. With the US Open fast approaching, the British number ...
14 August 2017

Nadal Set for Top Spot

Rafael Nadal is set to become the new world number one next Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters. The 15-time Grand Slam champion last sat at the ...
14 August 2017

Fed Could Skip Cincinnati

Roger Federer could skip the Cincinnati Masters this week after admitting he was troubled by back pain during the Montreal tournament. The 19-time grand slam champion admitted he was suffering ...
14 August 2017

Zverev Upsets Federer in Montreal

Germany's Alexander Zverev caused an upset at the Rogers Cup when defeating Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the final. The 20-year-old picked up his fifth title in what has been ...
13 August 2017

Shapovalov Pleased With Montreal Heroics

Denis Shapovalov has described his performance during this week's Rogers Cup as a 'dream come true'. The Canadian was the surprise package of the tournament as he made it through ...
13 August 2017

Sharapova Skips Cincinnati Open

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Cincinnati Open next week with a left forearm injury. Sharapova, currently ranked 149 in the world after a 15-month ban for a failed drugs ...
12 August 2017

Wozniacki Too Strong for Pliskova

Caroline Wozniacki proved too much for world number one Karolina Pliskova as she knocked her out of the Rogers Cup. Wozniacki had to battle several rain delays, with four in ...
12 August 2017

Federer Wary of Haase Test

Roger Federer expects a tricky clash with Dutchman Robin Haase when the pair meet in the Rogers Cup semi-finals. Federer has a 22-1 record on hardcourts this season after winning ...
11 August 2017

Cilic Pulls out of Cincinnati Masters

Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic has confirmed he will miss the Cincinnati Masters with the adductor injury that has been troubling him. Cilic had to pull out of the Rogers Cup ...
11 August 2017

Azarenka 'To Miss Us Open'

Victoria Azarenka will reportedly miss the US Open in order to fight a custody battle with her ex-boyfriend over their 8-month-old son. TMZ reported on Friday that the Belorussian star, ...
11 August 2017

Nadal Misses out on Top Spot

Rafael Nadal missed out on the chance to claim the world number one ranking after crashing out of the Rogers Cup. With Andy Murray absent in Montreal, the French Open ...
10 August 2017

Clijsters Expects Challenges for Williams

Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will find it tough when attempting to return to tennis after the birth of her child. Williams, who won her 23rd Grand Slam title at ...
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