Puig Wins Women’s Singles Tennis Tournament to Claim Puerto Rico’s First Olympic Gold

Monica Puig became the first athlete from Puerto Rico to win an Olympic Games gold medal after beating world number two Angelique Kerber of...

Renewed battle of the Sexes (Tennis)

On September 20, 1973 women’s tennis star Billy Jean King squared off against Bobby Riggs in an exhibition match that was called the “Battle...

Williams Seals Record 308th Grand Slam Nictory With Win Over Shvedova at US Open

World number one Serena Williams secured a record 308th Grand Slam victory as she swept aside Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan at the US Open,...

Griffioen makes history by becoming first wheelchair tennis singles champion at Wimbledon

The Netherlands' Jiske Griffioen became the first wheelchair tennis singles champion at Wimbledon after she saw off compatriot Aniek van Koot in the final....

Djokovic Beats Nishikori in Rogers Cup Final

Novak Djokovic beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in straight sets in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.  The world number one coasted to...

Sharapova to Find Out First Week of October Whether Two-Year Doping Ban Reduced

Maria Sharapova will find out in the first week of October whether her two-year ban imposed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) after failing...

Serena Williams Equals Grand Slam Record Victories With 306th Win at US Open

World number one Serena Williams equaled Martina Navratilova’s record of 306 Grand Slam victories as she swept aside compatriot Vania King to reach the...

WADA confirm 99 positive tests for meldonium in 2016

There have been ninety-nine positive drug tests for meldonium in sport this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed. The heart-attack drug, only added to the...

Britain’s Edmund Continues Remarkable Run With Victory Over Isner at US Open

Britain’s Kyle Edmund continued his remarkable run of form at the US Open as he dispatched another seeded player with victory over John Isner...

International Tennis Federation, Special Olympics Announce Partnership

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and Special Olympics have announced an agreement for a long-term "strategic" partnership. As part of the relationship, the ITF will...

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