Australian Open: Ukrainian qualifier Yastremska reaches semis

01/24/2024

Melbourne, Australia—Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska cruised past unseeded Czech Linda Noskova on Wednesday to become just the second women’s qualifier in the Open Era to reach the semi-finals at the Australian Open. In searing conditions on Rod Laver Arena, the world number 93…

Philta suspension lifted by ITF, says POC head Tolentino

PR 01/22/2024

  The Philippines has officially rejoined the global tennis community as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) lifted the suspension imposed on the Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) on Sunday, January 21, 2024. ITF President David Haggerty conveyed the…

‘Perfect’ Sabalenka smashes Tsurenko 6-0, 6-0 at Australian Open

01/19/2024

MELBOURNE, Australia–Defending champion Aryna Sabalenka described Friday’s 6-0, 6-0 demolition of Lesia Tsurenko at the Australian Open as “perfection”, but said she could get even better in a chilling warning to her rivals. The Belarusian world number…

Nadal logs ’emotional and important’ win in return from injury 

01/03/2024

Rafael Nadal won his first match back from a year-long injury layoff when he beat former US Open champion Dominic Thiem at the Brisbane International on Tuesday, calling it an “emotional and important day”. The 22-time Grand Slam winner…

Djokovic beats Sinner to win record seventh ATP Finals title

11/20/2023

TURIN—A ruthless Novak Djokovic destroyed home favorite Jannik Sinner to win the ATP Finals title for a record seventh time on Sunday, November 19, reaching yet another milestone in his incredible career. The 36-year-old Serb lost to…

Djokovic secures top spot in year-end world rankings

11/13/2023

Turin, Italy—Novak Djokovic will finish the year as world number one for a record-extending eighth time after beating Holger Rune 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (1/7), 6-3 in his opening match at the ATP Finals on Sunday. The 24-time Grand…

Swiatek beats Pegula to win WTA Finals, seal No.1 ranking

11/07/2023

Cancún, Mexico—Poland’s Iga Swiatek thrashed Jessica Pegula to win the WTA Finals on Monday, sealing her return to world number one. Second seed Swiatek dominated Pegula from start to finish to clinch a 6-1, 6-0 victory in a 59-minute…

Djokovic barges into Paris Masters semis, gets ‘revenge win’ against champ Rune

Associated Press 11/04/2023

PARIS — Novak Djokovic took his revenge over defending champion Holger Rune to reach the semifinals of the Paris Masters on Friday after a nearly three-hour battle. The Dane beat Djokovic in last year’s final but could…

Nadal still aiming to finish career in 2024

09/19/2023

Barcelona, Spain—Spanish tennis star Rafa Nadal reiterated Monday that finishing his career in 2024 remains his goal, while admitting he has taken two operations to try and heal his hip injury. “I said that possibly 2024 was my…

US Open: Djokovic downs Medvedev to win record-tying 24th Slam

09/11/2023

Novak Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets on Sunday to win his fourth US Open and a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, avenging his loss to the Russian in the final two years ago. The…

Novak Djokovic turns up heat to beat Taylor Fritz, breezes into US Open semifinals

09/06/2023

NEW YORK–Novak Djokovic shrugged off stifling heat and Taylor Fritz to breeze into the U.S. Open semi-finals 6-1 6-4 6-4 on Tuesday and stay on course for a fourth Flushing Meadows crown that would see him match…

Coco Gauff is the 1st US teen since Serena Williams to reach consecutive US Open quarterfinals

09/04/2023

NEW YORK— Coco Gauff is the first American teen since Serena Williams more than two decades ago to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals two years in a row, so the 19-year-old from Florida knows her way out of trouble on a…

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