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Players react to lack of ranking points at Wimbledon

Tennis May 23, 2022

Players react to lack of ranking points at Wimbledon

Players are disappointed about the absence of ranking points at Wimbledon this year, but have grudgingly accepted the decision by the tennis tours, Ons Jabeur, who is No. 6 in the WTA rankings, said on Sunday. The world's most prestigious tennis tournament was stripped of ...

'Dream chaser' Alcaraz sweeps into second round of French Open

Tennis May 23, 2022

'Dream chaser' Alcaraz sweeps into second round of French Open

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz said the best part about being touted as the future of Grand Slam tennis is that he is realizing a "dream that is not for everyone." The 19-year-old defeated Argentine lucky loser Juan Ignacio Londero 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 to advance to ...

Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek cruise to respective titles in Rome

Tennis May 16, 2022

Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek cruise to respective titles in Rome

Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7-5) in Rome, while Iga Swiatek won her fifth straight tournament by dispatching Ons Jabeur. Men's world No. 1 Djokovic saw off an underwhelming Tsitsipas, the ...

Rafael Nadal hampered by foot injury during Italian Open loss

Tennis May 13, 2022

Rafael Nadal hampered by foot injury during Italian Open loss

Defending champion Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open in the third round on Thursday, with the record 10-time Rome champion complaining of a recurring foot problem after a shock 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 defeat against Canadian Denis Shapovalov. The lost casts doubt over Nadal, ...