Category Archives: Tennis

Aussie Tomic’s dad says headbutt was defensive

The father of Australia’s top-ranked tennis player Bernard Tomic said Monday he was acting in self-defence when he headbutted his son’s training partner and broke his nose in Madrid. John…

Maria Sharapova: Leaving an indelible mark on clay

Maria Sharapova after her second round win over Jill Craybas at the French Open 2007. Six years on, one of the world’s most recognized faces, Sharapova successfully defended her Stuttgart…

Wimbledon’s Victorian values harming women’s tennis

Grumblings over Wimbledon prize money punctuate these balmy days just as surely as the spring solstice, or the first bloom of cherry blossom in a shady Southfields grove. Six years…

Nadal Powers Into Monte Carlo Quarters

Rafael Nadal stepped up his campaign for an historic ninth straight title at the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday as the third seed won his 44th match in a row…

World No.4 David Ferrer withdraws from Monte Carlo Masters

David Ferrer, World No. 4 announced that he will not play in Monte Carlo Masters due to physical problems. As Friday is the last day to withdraw from Monte Carlo…

Andy Murray is moving up

About two hours before the eye-opening men’s final here at the Sony Open, Andy Murray was out on stadium court hitting with coach Ivan Lendl. In a bruising, brutal conclusion…