Category Archives: Tennis

Lewis defends $500k tennis funding boost

Jade Lewis’ father David has defended the rising tennis star’s funding from the Seed Foundation, saying there was no chance of the young Kiwi making it as a professional without…

Siniakova defeats Caroline Wozniacki

The 56th-ranked Siniakova, who had injury problems of her own, took advantage of Wozniacki’s inconsistent serving to win 6-3, 6-4 for her second career title. Both players took medical timeouts…

Veteran tennis coach Dominic Giacomini

He was the women’s tennis coach at the University of Illinois Springfield from 1991 to 2007. He says the academy will continue and Rochester High School Sonthana Thongsithavong and UIS…

Empire rally past Freedoms again

Playing for the second time in two nights, the New York Empire managed to edge out a win against the Philadelphia Freedoms despite losing more sets than they won on…

Djokovic refuses to rule out elbow surgery

World number four Novak Djokovic has refused to rule out undergoing surgery on his elbow injury that forced him to retire from the Wimbledon quarter-final match against 11th seed Tomas…

Tomic the Tank Engine lives up to tennis nickname

The Australian is on the lookout for a new racket manufacturer, too, after being fined by Wimbledon officials and then dumped by Head for some incredibly clueless comments following his…