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Monte Carlo Masters: 'Disaster' as Rafael Nadal's bid for 12th title ended by Andrey Rublev
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Monte Carlo Masters: 'Disaster' as Rafael Nadal's bid for 12th title ended by Andrey Rublev

Rublev clinched his first win against third-seeded Nadal on his first match point with a typically powerful winner on forehand — a weapon Nadal struggled to contain all match.

Open 13: Daniil Medvedev sets up title clash with France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert after Matthew Ebden retires hurt
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Open 13: Daniil Medvedev sets up title clash with France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert after Matthew Ebden retires hurt

Herbert, who put out two-time defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in the last eight, eased past compatriot Ugo Humbert 6-3, 6-2.

French tennis player Benoit Paire says ATP Tour 'sad, boring and ridiculous' without fans present
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French tennis player Benoit Paire says ATP Tour 'sad, boring and ridiculous' without fans present

Paire, the world number 29, has won just one of seven matches this season and suffered a heavy loss to Danish teenager Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune in his opening round in Santiago, Chile this week.

Argentina Open: Diego Schwartzman beats compatriot Francisco Cerundolo to win fourth ATP Tour title
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Argentina Open: Diego Schwartzman beats compatriot Francisco Cerundolo to win fourth ATP Tour title

Schwartzman never gave the world number 137 a chance and stormed to the title without dropping a set in his four matches this week.

ATP announces it's tweaking 'frozen' rankings for men's tennis tour; hiking prize money at smaller events
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ATP announces it's tweaking 'frozen' rankings for men's tennis tour; hiking prize money at smaller events

A new “COVID-19 Protected Ranking” will help players who miss four consecutive weeks still get access to tournament draws via a “frozen” ranking, but it will not apply to Grand Slam events or the Summer Olympics.

Open Sud de France: Belgium's David Goffin wins first title in over three years after beating Roberto Bautista Agut
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Open Sud de France: Belgium's David Goffin wins first title in over three years after beating Roberto Bautista Agut

Goffin, the 30-year-old world number 15, saw off top seed and 13th-ranked Bautista Agut 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Veteran Gilles Simon to step away from tennis tour for a while, says 'heart not in it'
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Veteran Gilles Simon to step away from tennis tour for a while, says 'heart not in it'

The 36-year-old Frenchman wrote on Twitter on Friday that mental health is also a concern.

ATP Cup 2021: Daniil Medvedev's come from behind win powers Russia into final; Italy defeat Spain
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ATP Cup 2021: Daniil Medvedev's come from behind win powers Russia into final; Italy defeat Spain

Medvedev needed to dig deep against Alexander Zverev, finally coming through 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on his fourth match point

ATP Cup 2021: Germany end Serbia’s title defence; Spain move to semis despite missing Rafael Nadal
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ATP Cup 2021: Germany end Serbia’s title defence; Spain move to semis despite missing Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal was once again missing from the Spanish team as they lost 2-1 to Greece.

Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000
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Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000

Victoria state's Sports Minister Martin Pakula said it equated to some 390,000 spectators across the two-week spectacle – around half the attendance of last year.

Australian Open 2021: Organisers release revised schedule for warmup events ahead of Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2021: Organisers release revised schedule for warmup events ahead of Grand Slam

Tennis Australia said in a statement the tournament build-up had been revamped after "extensive consultation" to help give the 72 affected players "the best possible preparation and training opportunities".

'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal completes 800 consecutive weeks in ATP Top 10
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'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal completes 800 consecutive weeks in ATP Top 10

World number two Nadal broke Jimmy Connors' previous record of 789 straight weeks in the top 10 in November.

Delray Beach Open: Cristian Garin, John Isner top seeds for ATP tour opener
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Delray Beach Open: Cristian Garin, John Isner top seeds for ATP tour opener

Garin, ranked 22nd, and top-ranked American John Isner, 25th overall, lead a 28-player field at the start of a revamped schedule that will not return to US soil until the Miami Open in March.

ATP adjusts tennis calendar for first quarter of 2021, Indian Wells on hold
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ATP adjusts tennis calendar for first quarter of 2021, Indian Wells on hold

Indian Wells in California is traditionally the first Masters event of the year on the men's tour and runs alongside a women's tournament.

Tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal re-elected to ATP players' council
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Tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal re-elected to ATP players' council

The council's president and vice-president will be elected at its first meeting in 2021.

ATP Awards: Roger Federer remains singles fans' favourite; Frances Tiafoe wins Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award
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ATP Awards: Roger Federer remains singles fans' favourite; Frances Tiafoe wins Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award

Federer, who played only six singles all year, was the singles fans’ favorite for a record-extending 18th straight year

Novak Djokovic becomes second player in sport to be at top of world rankings for 300 weeks
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Novak Djokovic becomes second player in sport to be at top of world rankings for 300 weeks

If Djokovic maintains his position, he will pass Federer – the only record-holder ahead of him for most weeks at No 1 – by 8 March 2021.

Australian Open 2021 participants required to quarantine in Melbourne for two weeks
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Australian Open 2021 participants required to quarantine in Melbourne for two weeks

Players are expected to arrive in Melbourne from mid-January, undertaking a mandatory two-week quarantine period that permits them to train for a maximum of five hours per day at Melbourne Park

Australian Open 2021 pushed to 8 February due to coronavirus issues
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Australian Open 2021 pushed to 8 February due to coronavirus issues

Confirmation came after protracted negotiations with Tennis Australia and the Victorian state authorities in Melbourne, which only emerged from a months-long lockdown in October following a second wave of Covid-19 cases.

WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis
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WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis

The tour's highest Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 tournament categories will from 2021 be renamed WTA 1000, mirroring the ATP 1000 tournaments which are one step down from the Grand Slams.