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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...

ITF President Haggerty reveals 48 possible match-fixing cases flagged in first quarter of 2016

A total of 48 possible match-fixing cases have been flagged by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) in the first quarter of this year, the...

International Tennis Federation Announces Plans to Transform Davis and Fed Cups

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has revealed the next phase of its strategy for overhauling the Davis Cup and Fed Cup team competitions. Both events...

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...

Bryan Brothers Withdraw from Rio 2016 Men’s Doubles Tournament Due to Health Fears

London 2012 men’s doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan have withdrawn from the Rio 2016 tennis tournament, with the American duo citing health reasons...

Top Tennis Trio Withdraw From Rio 2016 Tennis Tournament Due to Zika

Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic, world number eight Tomas Berdych and women’s number five Simona Halep have announced their withdrawal from the Rio 2016 Olympic...

Nike suspends deal as Sharapova faces losing millions in endorsements

Sportswear giant Nike has suspended its deal with tennis star Maria Sharapova - with the Russian facing the prospect of losing millions in endorsements...

Matches at Wimbledon and US Open Among 96 Flagged to Tennis Integrity Unit

Two Grand Slam matches were among the 96 flagged as potentially suspicious to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) between July and September of this...

Tennis: The passport to a development journey in Uganda

Unlike tennis coaching in Australia, the Tennis For All Uganda program starts by focusing on community rather than individual development. But in the end...

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...

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