Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin
After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles, Shapovalov is still going strong after crossing the Atlantic.
Italian Open 2020: Teenager Lorenzo Musetti stuns Stan Wawrinka; Garbine Muguruza beats Sloane Stephens in straight sets
Stan Wawrinka, the 10th seed in Rome, lost 6-0, 7-6 (7/2) against a player ranked 249th in the world.
Coco Gauff's hopes of launching another deep run at a Grand Slam ended in the first round at the US Open, with the US teenager succumbing in three sets to Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova.
US Open 2020 Women's Singles preview: COVID-19 withdrawals turn already unpredictable category into free-for-all
Ahead of tennis' return to the big stage, Firstpost takes a look at the US Open Women's Singles draw and attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters
US Open 2020: Coco Gauff, 16, who lost her learner's permit but found voice in fight for racial justice
Coco Gauff has a tough assignment in her first-round match at the US Open, facing 31st-seeded Anastasija Sevastova, a 30-year-old from Latvia who was a semifinalist in New York two years ago.
Brady has ceded a total of just 17 games through four matches and was broken only once — by Gauff. In their match, Brady hit eight aces and won 22 of 26 first-serve points.
Rogers, ranked 116th, outlasted ninth-ranked Williams 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) after two hours and seven minutes, finishing the 23-time Grand Slam champion with a service winner.
It was a topsy-turvy match for Coco Gauff that lasted nearly three hours and featured a bit of confusion when she and her father got into a discussion with the chair umpire about what sort of coaching is allowed under adjusted rules the WTA put in place recently.
WTA Top Seed Open: Serena Williams fit and ready to play after 6-month coronavirus pandemic enforced break
WTA's first event in the US since March features a spectator-free field that includes Serena, Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and Coco Gauff.
Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal among big names in initial entry lists for Cincinnati; top-ranked Ashleigh Barty excluded
However, just because a player is on Wednesday’s lists does not mean she or he necessarily will compete at the New York-hosted Cincinnati event.
'She (Gauff) was really brought up with great qualities and it shows how she plays and it shows how she’s active now politically,' said Navratilova
Coco Gauff appeared at a protest in her hometown of Delray Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, calling for racial and social justice after the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody in the US.
Gauff's video also included a photo of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager whose killing helped spark the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
In alternate universe: Rafael Nadal begins chase for 20th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Serena Williams her 24th
With Roland Garros rescheduled, players and fans alike are left to merely think and talk about what might have been happening in Paris during the 15-day period that began Sunday and ends 7 June, the original date of the men's singles final at Court Philippe Chatrier
'I was just lost': American tennis player Coco Gauff reveals struggle with depression due to mounting pressure
American tennis player Coco Gauff has revealed about her struggle with depression brought on by the mounting pressure and hype during her rapid rise to prominence in the sporting world.
The Riverside County Public Health Department declared a public health emergency for the desert cities 110 miles east of Los Angeles, including Indian Wells where the ATP and WTA tours were to play the two-week tournament starting Wednesday.
Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.
WTA rankings: United States teenager Coco Gauff emulates Bulgaria's Sesil Karatantcheva to break into top 50
Gauff, who continued her dramatic rise by reaching the fourth round on her Australian Open debut before losing to eventual champion Sofia Kenin, emulates Bulgarian Sesil Karatantcheva, who made the top 50 at the same age in August 2005.
Tennis legend Boris Becker urges young players to stop hiding behind 'big three' and start winning Grand Slams
Hiding behind the 'big three' is not a great option for the next generation players, who must start winning the Grand Slams because they are good enough, says legendary Boris Becker.