French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal eyes 11th Roland Garros title as he looks to overcome Dominic Thiem challenge in final
Rafael Nadal admits that his desire to clinch an 11th French Open title on Sunday is fired by his growing realisation that the end of his career may not be too far away.
Nicknamed the "Sao Paulo Swallow" for her ability to dominate the net, Bueno was a teen prodigy despite having no formal coaching, according to the International Hall of Fame, which she entered in 1978.
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title
Federer defied the years and attrition rate to claim a joint-record sixth Australian crown in his 30th Grand Slam decider in Melbourne.
Tennis legend Margaret Court had been an outspoken opponent to Australia's national referendum on gay marriage, which passed by a wide margin late in 2017.
Serena Williams isn't quite back on tour, but she says she wants more Grand Slam titles and may be an even better player after becoming a mother.
Djokovic and volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios will headline the eight-man Tie Break Tens tournament at Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park on 10 January.
American Serena Williams dropped a large hint that she could soon be back on court competing when she posted an Instagram photo of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes.
Different sporting organisations in the country, both local and national, publicly backed the 'yes' campaign and called for equal marriage rights for all Australians.
"Everything that Serena has shown over her career just makes you believe that if she has that in her sights then she will go after it and achieve it." Steffi Graf said.
Serena Williams is targeting a return to competitive tennis next January to defend her Australian Open title, but two former stars who became parents question her ability to regain top form so soon after childbirth.
Clijsters completed the 'Mother of all Comebacks' when she won the US Open in 2009, just 18 months after giving birth to her first child.
"My head is ringing," Federer said on Monday morning. "I don't know what I did last night. I drank too many different types of drinks I guess."
Competing in her first Grand Slam since taking a year off to have her first child in December, Azarenka is bidding to become the first mother to win Wimbledon in 37 years.
Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka continues comeback after childbirth with easy win over Elena Vesnina
Victoria Azarenka cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 victory in the second round of her first Grand Slam since taking a year off to have her first child in December.
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray starts title defence, Venus Williams in action and other matches on Day 1
Defending champion Andy Murray and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal take centrestage on the first day of Wimbledon on Monday, keen to deliver early hammer blows to any doubts over their title aspirations.
Victoria Azarenka will be playing her first Grand Slam since taking time off after last year's French Open to have her first child in December.
John McEnroe expresses regret over unnecessary Serena Williams 'will rank like 700 in the world' remark
John McEnroe said he would have been better off never trying to compare Serena Williams to men's tennis players after the furore over his remark that she would rank "like 700 in the world".
Sunday’s final was supposed to be between one of the game’s best attackers versus the ultimate defender. But whether it was his conditioning or Nadal’s all-court superiority, by the second set Wawrinka looked like he had no fight left.
John McEnroe also included Ilie Nastase in his blast after the Romanian recently made derogatory remarks over women and Serena Williams's unborn baby
Canada's world number six Milos Raonic warned there would be "repercussions" from the Margaret Court controversy after the Australian legend made a series of controversial remarks over homosexuality.