More Sports / Tennis Apr 16, 2016

Federer ousted in quarterfinals

  Roger Federer was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters when he slumped to a 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 defeat by local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals on Friday. The Swiss third seed was back in action this week after a 10-week layoff during which ...

More Sports / Tennis Feb 10, 2016

Tennis star Murray becomes father

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has joined the fathers' club at the top of men's tennis after his wife Kim gave birth to a daughter at the weekend. Media reports said Kim gave birth to a baby girl. Messages of congratulations flooded in on Twitter. World ...

Murray victory overshadowed by father-in-law's collapse

More Sports / Tennis Jan 23, 2016

Murray victory overshadowed by father-in-law's collapse

The Australian Open was rocked late on Saturday when Andy Murray's father-in-law Nigel Sears collapsed during a match at Rod Laver Arena, overshadowing the world No. 2's advance to the fourth round. Sears, the coach of former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic, collapsed while watching ...

Grand Slam debutant Osaka advances to third round

More Sports / Tennis Jan 21, 2016

Grand Slam debutant Osaka advances to third round

Japan's 18-year-old Naomi Osaka reached the third round of her first Grand Slam on Thursday, defeating 18th seed Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-4 at the Australian Open. Born to a Haitian-American father and a Japanese mother, the 180-cm Osaka claimed four straight games from 3-1 ...

More Sports / Tennis Jan 4, 2016

Murray opens season with easy victory

World No. 2 Andy Murray was satisfied with the start to his season after romping past France's Kenny de Schepper 6-2, 6-2 at the Hopman Cup on Monday. Murray, who led Britain to its first Davis Cup triumph in 79 years just over a month ...

More Sports / Tennis Nov 27, 2015

Edmund faces big test in Davis Cup

Unheralded British youngster Kyle Edmund was to face a Davis Cup baptism of fire when he was scheduled to make his debut in the final on Friday against Belgium's David Goffin in the opening rubber. The 20-year-old, ranked 100th in the world, will join an ...