She Rallies: Judy Murray heads LTA’s women’s tennis coaching initiative

Judy Murray and She Rallies ‘ambassadors’ at the coaching session in Birmingham. Judy Murray knows a bit about how to succeed on a tennis court. After all, her sons Andy and Jamie finished 2016 ranked number one in the world in singles and doubles respectively. And she has long been an advocate for the women’s… Continue reading She Rallies: Judy Murray heads LTA’s women’s tennis coaching initiative

Pavlyuchenkova shocks Kerber to win Monterrey Open

10 Apr From the section Tennis Pavlyuchenkova hit 49 winners to Kerber’s 14 in the final Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova shocked world number one Angelique Kerber to win her fourth Monterrey Open title in Mexico.The world number 16 won 6-4 2-6 6-1 to secure the ninth title of her career.Pavlyuchenkova, 25, took the opening set with… Continue reading Pavlyuchenkova shocks Kerber to win Monterrey Open

Roger Federer delays comeback from injury as he pulls out of IPTL

Federer has dropped to 16th in the world rankings Roger Federer will not return from a knee injury until the new year, having pulled out of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) because of “uncertainties” surrounding the event. The 35-year-old Swiss has not played since a Wimbledon semi-final defeat by Milos Raonic in late July.… Continue reading Roger Federer delays comeback from injury as he pulls out of IPTL

Tennis Australia boosts anti-corruption fight ahead of Australian Open

The issue of corruption dominated headlines during last year’s Australian Open Australia’s tennis association will increase prize money and has employed additional full-time investigators in an attempt to stamp out corruption. A raft of new security measures have been introduced for the Australian Open and warm-up events in January. Tennis Australia said there is “no… Continue reading Tennis Australia boosts anti-corruption fight ahead of Australian Open

Serena Williams picked as greatest female player of the Open era by BBC Sport users

30 Jan From the section Tennis Highlights: Serena beats Venus to make history Serena Williams has been picked as the greatest female tennis player of the Open era by BBC Sport users. We asked you to rank the seven women who have won the most major titles, with 49% choosing Williams as their first pick.… Continue reading Serena Williams picked as greatest female player of the Open era by BBC Sport users

WTA Finals: Manchester shows interest in hosting from 2019

Dominika Cibulkova won the 2016 WTA Finals in Singapore Manchester representatives have shown an interest in hosting the WTA Finals from 2019.The season-ending event with the best eight female players has one year of a five-year deal with Singapore to run.“Manchester is one of several destinations that have reflected an initial interest in learning more… Continue reading WTA Finals: Manchester shows interest in hosting from 2019

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid to end year as world number one

Gordon Reid won the Australian Open in 2016 Venue: Lee Valley Tennis CentreDates: 30 November – 4 DecemberCoverage: Live coverage of the semi-finals and finals on Red Button, Connected TV and BBC Sport website. Highlights on BBC Two 13:00 GMT, Monday 5 DecemberGordon Reid has become the fourth British tennis player to finish 2016 as… Continue reading Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid to end year as world number one