Nishikori determined to finally make impact at Wimbledon

Jun 26, 2016

Nishikori determined to finally make impact at Wimbledon

Kei Nishikori has set his sights on finally making a strong run at Wimbledon despite admitting he is less than 100 percent fit. Nishikori was forced to withdraw from the Wimbledon warm-up event in Halle before his second-round match last week due to an ...

Djokovic, Federer are potential foes in Wimbledon semifinals

Jun 24, 2016

Djokovic, Federer are potential foes in Wimbledon semifinals

Seven-time winner Roger Federer has been placed in defending champion Novak Djokovic’s top half of the Wimbledon draw. That means Djokovic could face the third-seeded Federer in the semifinals as he bids for a fifth consecutive Grand Slam title. The second-seeded Andy Murray could ...

Nishikori tops Gasquet in warm-up

Jun 24, 2016

Nishikori tops Gasquet in warm-up

Kei Nishikori defeated Frenchman Richard Gasquet in an exhibition match on Thursday and came through it without any fitness issues ahead of Wimbledon, which gets underway on Monday. Nishikori, who pulled out of the Gerry Weber Open for the second straight season earlier this ...

Jun 23, 2016

Injured Azarenka withdraws from Wimbledon

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a right knee injury. It was the same knee she hurt at the French Open, forcing her to retire during her first-round match. She hasn’t played since. Azarenka, ranked No. 6, was ...

Becker surprised by Lendl's comeback

Jun 18, 2016

Becker surprised by Lendl's comeback

Boris Becker, coach to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, admits he was surprised to see Andy Murray reunited with Ivan Lendl. Murray persuaded United States-based Lendl to fly to London this week to start a second spell as the world No. 2’s coach, two ...

Murray eases into Queen's Club quarterfinals

Jun 17, 2016

Murray eases into Queen's Club quarterfinals

Andy Murray kept on track to claim a record fifth title at Queen’s Club by beating fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals on Thursday. American John Isner fired 43 aces and held 10 match points but failed to overcome Gilles ...

Federer advances in Germany

Jun 16, 2016

Federer advances in Germany

Roger Federer got his bid for a ninth Halle grass-court title off to a winning start on Wednesday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) victory over Germany’s world No. 88 Jan-Lennard Struff. The top seed and world No. 3 will face Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri, ranked ...

Nishikori suffers pre-Wimbledon injury blow

Jun 15, 2016

Nishikori suffers pre-Wimbledon injury blow

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori withdrew from the Gerry Weber Open for the second straight season on Wednesday. Nishikori forfeited his second-round match against Germany’s Florian Mayer due to an injury to his oblique muscles. During his first-round match against France’s Lucas Pouille on ...

Jun 13, 2016

Murray, Lendl team up again as Wimbledon approaches

With Wimbledon coming up, Andy Murray is reuniting with former coach Ivan Lendl. Lendl was Murray’s coach for two years until 2014. In that time, Murray won the U.S. Open in 2012 and Wimbledon the following year, becoming the first British man to win ...

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

Jun 12, 2016

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

British tennis great Andy Murray boosted his bid for a second Wimbledon title on Sunday by recalling to his team Ivan Lendl, who coached him to his success on ‘home turf’ in 2013. The 29-year-old Scot — who also won the 2012 U.S. Open ...

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Jun 10, 2016

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal will miss Wimbledon after failing to recover from the wrist injury which also forced his early withdrawal from the French Open, the Spanish star announced on his Facebook page. “Hi everybody. I’m sad to announce that after talking to my doctors, and ...

Collins passes away at 86

Mar 5, 2016

Collins passes away at 86

Bud Collins, the tennis historian and American voice of the sport in print and on TV for decades, has died. He was 86. His wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen, said in a telephone interview that Collins died Friday at home in Brookline, Massachusetts, after suffering ...