US Open 2020: Andy Murray secures win after thrilling fightback; Serena Williams, Dominic Thiem progress to second round
Andy Murray fought back from two sets down to win a five-set thriller against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka, in his first singles Grand Slam match in 18 months because of injury and the coronavirus pandemic.
US Open 2020 Men's Preview: Novak Djokovic's title to lose; potential first-time winners abound in draw
Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to win the US Open, which starts on 31 August, with multiple players hopeful of lifting their first Grand Slam trophy.
Western & Southern Open: Ailing Djokovic beats Berankis to reach round of 16; Serena claws out victory
Novak Djokovic battled through neck pain on the way to a 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 victory over Ricardas Berankis at the Western & Southern Open, where second seed Dominic Thiem crashed out.
Kyrgios has repeatedly criticised organisers and players at the abandoned event in the Balkans, where Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all tested positive for the novel coronavirus
World No 3 Dominic Thiem apologises for taking part in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour exhibition series
Thiem, a two-time French Open finalist who lost to Djokovic in the Australian Open final this year, said he has been tested five times in the last 10 days but is negative for the virus.
Novak Djokovic goes from aiding lower ranked players to endangering countless in miserably quick fall as role model
Djokovic is not being berated for failing to live up to the lofty expectations that come with the territory of being an all-time great; he is being slammed because he behaved like a stupid, selfish jerk.
Coronavirus Outbreak: High-profile cases at Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour tennis event put sports under scrutiny
With high-profile coronavirus cases of Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric emerging from Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour tennis event, sports tournaments in Serbia and Croatia have come under scrutiny
Adria Tour: Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears after hosting Belgrade exhibition, Dominic Thiem wins leg
Dominic Thiem beat Serbian Filip Krajinovic 4-3, 2-4, 4-2 in the final of the first leg of the Adria Tour in Belgrade. Thiem remained 100% over the weekend.
Adria Tour: Novak Djokovic beaten, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev win both matches as Montenegro leg gets scrapped
Shortly after beating fellow Serbian Viktor Troicki in his opening match, Djokovic said he was disappointed that the Adria Tour’s third leg in Montenegro, scheduled for 27-28 June, had been called off.
Adria Tour: Everything you need to know about the exhibition featuring Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Grigor Dimitrov, Alexander Zverev
Novak Djokovic is the organiser and marquee player behind the Adria Tour exhibition matches to be played across five cities in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
World No 1 Novak Djokovic relishing return to action in front of fans at charity tournament in Belgrade
World No 1 Novak Djokovic is looking forward to returning to action in front of fans at the Serb’s charity tennis tournament in Belgrade this weekend.
World number three Dominic Thiem will be the fourth top-10 player from the men’s ATP Tour to join the field in the innovative new tennis league starting in France on Saturday, organisers announced.
Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem to play exhibition tennis matches in Berlin in July
Thiem, Zverev and Kyrgios will be joined by Jannik Sinner for the men’s events
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
Novak Djokovic announces dates of Balkan region series; Dominic Thiem, Grigor Dimitrov confirm participation
All pro tennis tours were suspended in early March and will not return before August as countries went into lockdown and closed borders to contain the spread of the virus.
Roger Federer may not like it, but playing behind closed doors is the only viable option for tennis in 2020
We all know Roger Federer loves playing to a crowd, but right now the tennis world needs him to play to anything but a crowd. The Swiss has the power to lead the way and help make tennis a reality again in 2020, so the sooner he lets go of his fondness for applause, the better it would be for the sport.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 'Big three' of men's tennis won't lose much due to sport's suspension, says Vijay Amritraj
Amritraj said the trio of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafel Nadal, who have a tight grip over Grand Slam tournaments, won't feel any financial stress or the pressure of progress
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tennis players should not have to provide financial aid to fellow professionals, says Matteo Berrettini
Berrettini's comments were in response to Novak Djokovic urging players to contribute to a fund set up by the sport’s governing bodies to help the lower-ranked professionals affected by the tennis shutdown which began in March and will continue at least until end of July.
Venus Williams, Nick Kyrgios applaud Algerian tennis player Ines Ibbou's open letter to Dominic Thiem
In the video, which runs over nine minutes and was posted on Ibbou’s Instagram page, the world number 620 starts with “Dear Dominic” and goes on to talk about the difficulties she has had to endure and the sacrifices she needed to make in her career.
Coronavirus crisis forces sportspersons to contemplate playing behind closed doors while chess and poker go online
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed hyperactive sportspeople, used to living out of suitcases, to grapple with adjusting to the new normal, which is to stay at home and maintain fitness.