Serve-and-volley tennis was not a feature of the sport from its inception, and it only came to prominence in the 1950s. However, it presented a genuinely innovative way to explore court geometry.
'Gambler' Stan Wawrinka is underestimated, can beat anyone from the Big Four on his day, says his coach Magnus Norman
Wawrinka, 35, was the last man to win a Grand Slam singles title outside the trio of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic when he won the 2016 US Open.
If Federer were to retire immediately, he would do so as the most accomplished male tennis player with 20 Grand Slam singles titles and 310 total weeks atop the ATP rankings
Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, but has never won an Olympic gold medal in singles.
Tendulkar was playing a forehand in the throwback video and sought tips from Federer, whom he tagged in his tweet.
Will COVID-19-hit season affect legacies of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams?
How will Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — known as the Big Three of the men’s game — along with Serena Williams, fare whenever they do return to competition?
Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour event lacked bit of common sense, says former ATP players' council head Vijay Amritraj
Djokovic has apologised and admitted it was probably “too soon” to run the event, which was played in front of packed stands in Belgrade.
'Thought it was a big thing to do': Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi recalls beating Roger Federer in doubles at Swiss Indoors in 2009
Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi recently recalled his memories of playing the legendary Roger Federer, during a recent interaction with Dan Kernan in the podcast 'Control the Controllables'.
Firstpost Masterclass: Rohan Bopanna breaks down intricacies, technique behind much-loved single handed backhand
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Bopanna breaks down the single handed backhand, the technique behind it, how it differs from surface to surface, the love affair that fans have with it and much more.
Novak Djokovic says 'Big Three' rivalry with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal a great promotion for tennis
Novak Djokovic still feels inspired by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the men’s world number one tennis player has said, adding that the rivalry between the so-called ‘Big Three’ is a great promotion for the sport.
US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic says it's important that all players are free to travel to New York for Grand Slam
World No 1 Novak Djokovic says he is excited by the prospect of playing at the US Open but says it would only be fair if every player eligible is able to compete
US Open 2020 to be held on scheduled dates without fans after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives go ahead
Even with the go-ahead from the state, one significant question remains for the US Open: Which players actually will participate?
Kyrgios, who has been in lockdown in Australia since the pandemic brought a halt to the ATP Tour, appeared more concerned about having to undergo 14 days of self-isolation upon his return home from Flushing Meadows.
Women's tennis in great spot, men need new Grand Slam champions, says Australian coach Darren Cahill
While the women’s game is replete with fresh champions, the men’s side has witnessed the so-called ‘Big Three’ of Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer sharing the last 13 Grand Slam titles between them.
Kyrgios tweeted, "The ATP is trying to make the US Open go ahead. Selfish with everything going on at the moment. Obviously COVID, but also with the riots, together we need to overcome these challenges before tennis returns in my opinion."
American Danielle Collins criticises Novak Djokovic's stand against playing the US Open with restricted protocols
Danielle Collins hits out at Djokovic, she said, 'This is a massive opportunity for players to start making money again, and here we have the top player in the world saying only being able to bring one person with (him) will be too difficult.'
Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 tennis season after undergoing a second knee surgery a few weeks ago, the winner of 20 Grand Slam singles titles said on Wednesday.
During his stint with Becker, Djokovic won six Grand Slam titles. After they parted ways, Becker was named by the German tennis federation as head of men’s tennis, a position he holds today.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rafael Nadal not sure about US Open being held in 2020, says it depends on COVID-19, travel
Nadal thinks there are two key requirements for the US Open to happen — and for tennis to resume anywhere: assurances about being protected from the coronavirus and having everyone be able to fly internationally.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic join #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice
Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic were among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody.