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Category: Tennis

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LTA readies £20m support package to ‘protect grassroots’ tennis in Britain

Player grants and loans to be provided during suspensionLTA chief executive Scott Lloyd to take 20% wage reductionThe LTA will provide financial support for players, coaches, officials and tennis venues during the suspension of the WTA, ATP and ITF tou…

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‘I was called a big mouth’: Ons Jabeur, Tunisia’s tennis trailblazer

The 25-year-old fought through derision for following a career in tennis and has always called the shots on her journey to becoming the first Arab woman to break into the top 50By the time Ons Jabeur had finished her rhapsodic three-set win over the wo…

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‘I was called a big mouth’: Ons Jabeur, Tunisia’s tennis trailblazer

The 25-year-old fought through derision for following a career in tennis and has always called the shots on her journey to becoming the first Arab woman to break into the top 50By the time Ons Jabeur had finished her rhapsodic three-set win over the wo…

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‘I was called a big mouth’: Ons Jabeur, Tunisia’s tennis trailblazer

The 25-year-old fought through derision for following a career in tennis and has always called the shots on her journey to becoming the first Arab woman to break into the top 50By the time Ons Jabeur had finished her rhapsodic three-set win over the wo…

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Wimbledon chief says tennis may not return until 2021 due to coronavirus

‘It’s not unrealistic to say there may be no more tennis this year’ Hope remains that US Open will still go ahead in August Richard Lewis, the outgoing chief executive of Wimbledon, hopes tennis can be “off and running again” by August, when the US Ope…

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Better late than never to cancel Wimbledon but what took them so long? | Kevin Mitchell

The health, safety and lives of players, staff and spectators so obviously override mere Wimbledon. How could that ever have been in doubt?Hung juries have taken less time than the All England Club to convict a villain as bang to rights as coronavirus….

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Wimbledon 2020 cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic

All England Lawn Tennis Club forced to make decisionFirst Wimbledon cancellation since the second world warCoronavirus: latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageThis summer’s Wimbledon has been cancelled, the All England Lawn Tennis Club announ…

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Former French Open champion Patrick McEnroe confirms he has coronavirus

53-year-old won doubles title in Paris in 1989McEnroe is a familiar voice on ESPN alongside brother JohnThe tennis commentator and former French Open doubles champion Patrick McEnroe has confirmed he has tested positive for Covid-19.The 53-year-old ann…

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Wimbledon’s expected cancellation could be followed by Davis Cup

Next Wimbledon in 2021 partly due to grass maintenanceSerious reservations over holding this year’s Davis CupThis summer’s Wimbledon almost certainly will be abandoned on Wednesday and the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid could be the next major tennis event…

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Wimbledon 2020 ‘to be cancelled on Wednesday’ as French Open fury grows

German tennis official says SW19 decision has been madeFrench Open told to rethink dates or ‘degenerate into chaos’Coronavirus – latest updatesWimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the 2020 tournament on Wednesday because of the corona…

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Katie Swan puts tennis aside to help coronavirus relief effort in Kansas

British player is making use of enforced career break to organise care packages for delivery in her adopted home of WichitaWhile Covid-19 seeps daily into the consciousness of the White House, 1,200 miles away in Wichita, Kansas, a British tennis playe…

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Anna Kournikova provided blueprint for success not guide for glamorous failure | Tumaini Carayol

Twenty years after the Russian broke into the top 10 her influence on women’s tennis is still being felt and the sport would have suffered without her“You lost here today, sum up your day at Wimbledon,” asked a stuttering voice from behind the BBC came…

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Tennis players sign petition calling for financial help during coronavirus crisis

Online petition set up by Georgian world No 371, Sofia Shapatava‘Lower-ranked players have no savings. We have no security’Coronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageMore than 650 people have signed a petition calling for struggling…

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Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation due to global uncertainty

Decision will have to be made by start of May at the latestLittle room in calender even if health crisis endsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWimbledon, which sits perilously close to the prime minister’s best-case forecast …

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Wimbledon faces prospect of cancellation due to global uncertainty

Decision will have to be made by start of May at the latestLittle room in calender even if health crisis endsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWimbledon, which sits perilously close to the prime minister’s best-case forecast …

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Johanna Konta dwelling on uncertain future with Olympics delay

Knee rehab continues in isolation amid coronavirus outbreak‘It’s important to be hopeful,’ British No 1 says of WimbledonCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageTennis, already frozen in the sunshine, took another hit on Tuesday …

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Grand slam title waits for Coco Gauff, the tennis prodigy with talent to burn | Kevin Mitchell

Unscheduled season break could benefit a young player with the world at her feet – at just 16, a first major is hers to takeCoco Gauff’s career is idling along with those of all her locked-down rivals, but her mentor, Patrick Mouratoglou, who has guide…

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My favourite game: Venus Williams v Lindsay Davenport, 2005 Wimbledon final | Tumaini Carayol

The elder, pioneering Williams sister was being written off. But she triumphed on court from perilous positions, despite preparing by fighting off-court battles for all female playersBefore there was ever Serena Williams, there was Venus. These days it…

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Social distancing causing me anxiety and stress, says Serena Williams

Williams says she is ‘on edge’ because of coronavirus ‘Every little thing makes me crazy’Serena Williams has opened up about how difficult she is finding social distancing.The 23-time grand slam singles champion revealed on Instagram more than a week a…

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Wimbledon and the Open could suffer effects of a disrupted summer

All England Club have been contingency planning since JanuaryR&A say they are undertaking a ‘comprehensive evaluation’Concern that the jewels of the British sporting summer will be threatened by the Covid-19 virus is increasing, with heightened unc…