Aryna Sabalenka was due to be top-seeded for the 4-17 October tournament at Indian Wells after No. 1-ranked Wimbledon champion Ash Barty withdrew to rest at home in Australia
Serena Williams will finish as GOAT even if she doesn't break Margaret Court's record, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou
The American superstar is frustratingly marooned on 23 Grand Slam titles, one short of the all-time record held by Margaret Court.
Novak Djokovic didn't win a calendar Grand Slam or a 21st major but he got something he yearned equally: public affection.
US Open 2021: Great Britain's Emma Raducanu beats Leylah Fernandez in straight sets to win maiden Grand Slam
Raducanu, ranked 150th, was the first British woman in 44 years to win a Slam crown after dispatching 73rd-ranked left-hander Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.
After a tight start to her first-round US Open match Monday night, the reigning champion grabbed eight of the last nine games and put together a 6-4, 6-1 victory over 87th-ranked Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic.
Serena Williams has pulled out of competing at the US Open due to the hamstring injury she suffered at Wimbledon.
Serena, a two-time winner in Cincinnati, said the leg injury she suffered last month at Wimbledon is still troubling her.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: From Larissa Latynina to Allyson Felix, a look at most successful women in history of Games
With the Tokyo Olympics 2020 fast approaching, Firstpost takes a look at some of the most successful women to have competed in the Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Empty stadiums, pandemic, scheduling get in the way of tennis players and Olympic dream
A big bunch of tennis players are giving the Tokyo Olympics a miss due to injuries, scheduling concerns, pandemic, absence of fans and strict COVID-19 rules.
Goffin joins several high-profile players who have already withdrawn from the Olympics.
Wimbledon 2021 champion Ashleigh Barty consolidates lead atop WTA rankings as Serena Williams drops out of top 10
Barty, who won the title for the first time, increased her lead at the top of the rankings and is now nearly 2,300 points ahead of the Japanese Naomi Osaki who skipped the London tournament.
The Serb had always insisted he would think twice if the COVID-19 protocols in Japan became too strict and if fans were banned.
The 25-year-old Australian — who wore a specially-designed dress in tribute to Cawley's iconic scallop one she sported in 1971 — adds the Wimbledon crown to her 2019 French Open title.
Wimbledon 2021: Slippery courts, heartbroken Serena Williams, inspirational Ons Jabeur in talking points from first week
With the 2021 Wimbledon edition taking a traditional break on middle Sunday (for the last time), we look at the talking points from the first week.
Explained: Is grass to blame for Serena Williams' Wimbledon exit? All you need to know about Grand Slam surfaces
Neither was Serena Williams the only one to quit after sustaining an injury. Adrian Mannarino, who had gone up against eight-time champion Roger Federer, too, withdrew after slipping and hurting himself.
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 will see some of the biggest names in recent sporting history miss out, whether that's due to retirement or through injury.
The list of players heading to Japan includes 17-year-old Gauff, 2021 Australian Open runner-up Brady, Jessica Pegula and Alison Riske for women's singles, and Tommy Paul, Frances Tiafoe, Tennys Sandgren and Marcos Giron for men's singles.
Serena Williams twice fell to the floor of Centre Court at Wimbledon, struggling to get back to her feet on the second occasion.
Wimbledon 2021: Fighting Murray, flawless Djokovic slip into third round; Sofia Kenin loses to Madison Brengle
World number one Djokovic, chasing a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title, won 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 over the 102nd-ranked South African.
The 39-year-old was leading 3-1 in the first set of her first round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus when she slipped and injured her right leg.