Category Archives: Tennis

British No. 7 Baker quits tennis at 26

British No. 7 Jamie Baker has announced his retirement from professional tennis at the age of 26. Baker’s career has been dogged by injury and illness, including a spell in…

Maria Sharapova plays the mixed-up doubles

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov and Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, have been at the centre of a (rumoured) web of romantic relationships for several months. When asked about some…

Wimbledon 2013: Zheng Jie lifts burden off Li Na

Never-say-die Zheng Jie was hailed for her ‘crazy’ tennis at Wimbledon by champion Serena Williams 12 months ago and under-pressure compatriot Li Na couldn’t be happier. World number six Li,…

Roger Federer Eases Into Halle Quarters

Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer made a seamless transition from clay to grass on Wednesday as he cruised into the quarterfinals of the ATP Halle Open after brushing aside German…

Marian wins D-2 tennis title

The Division 2 girls tennis state championship trophy will remain in the neighborhood. Birmingham Marian captured this year’s state crown June 1 at the Genesys Athletic Club in Grand Blanc….

Payback Time for Serena at French Open

Serena Williams will be out to end 11 years of frustration on Saturday when she takes on defending champion Maria Sharapova in a French Open final featuring the two top…