Andy Murray’s wretched form ahead of the next week’s French Open has left pundits including Boris Becker scratching their heads about what exactly is wrong with the world number one.
Second-seed Kei Nishikori saved three consecutive match points in the final set to beat South African Kevin Anderson 2-6 6-4 7-6 in the quarter-finals at the Geneva Open on Thursday.
Home favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga sauntered into the semi-finals of the Lyon Open with a 6-0 6-4 victory over Russian youngster Karen Khachanov on Thursday.
Novak Djokovic’s decision to work with American great Andre Agassi at the French Open could be an inspired move as he seeks to recover his lost spark, according to John McEnroe.
French Open director Guy Forget has said he was under no pressure to award a wildcard entry to two-times champion Maria Sharapova who returned to action last month following a 15-month doping ban.
The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals will remain in London until 2020, the men’s governing body confirmed on Thursday.
Stuttgart Open champion Laura Siegemund has sustained a right knee injury and will miss next week’s French Open, Germany’s Fed Cup captain has said.
After years of legal battles the French Open has begun to expand its facilities, hoping to match other grand slam events – including having a roof over Centre Court to banish weather delays – while preserving its Parisian pizzazz.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wildcard into next month’s Mallorca Open as she gears up for a return to Wimbledon following the birth of her son last year.
Veteran Venus Williams could blast through the huge holes in the women’s draw and win her first French Open at the age of 36 next month, according to former world number three Pam Shriver.
Argentine Juan Martin del Potro suffered a setback to his French Open preparations after losing 7-6(0) 6-4 to qualifier Gastao Elias in the Lyon Open second round while top seed Milos Raonic moved into the quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Britain’s Andy Murray, who has suffered a dip in form this year, said on Wednesday it had been hard at times for him to stay motivated since he became world number one last year.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has made changes to its induction policies, including a fan vote and automatic ballot inclusion for players who met certain criteria during their careers, it announced on Wednesday.
Maria Sharapova’s comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one was granted a wild card by the organizers of the Toronto tournament on Tuesday.
Long dominated by youth, women’s tennis pushed the boundaries of experience at the Australian Open in January when the combined age of the two finalists, Serena and Venus Williams, topped 70 for the first time.
Nick Kyrgios and Alexander Zverev represent the future of men’s tennis but there current fortunes could hardly be more different as the French Open looms a few days away.
If unpredictability is a weapon on a tennis court then no player possesses a more potent threat than maverick Nick Kyrgios, the 22-year-old Australian who divides opinion like no other.
The video of Dominic Thiem’s surprise win over Rafael Nadal last week in Rome will be in high demand for those harboring hopes of stopping the Spaniard’s march towards a 10th French Open crown next week.
Security worries could create a tense atmosphere at the French Open this year after a bomb attack on a British concert hall killed 22 people, French tennis player Lucas Pouille said on Tuesday.
Novak Djokovic could be on the verge of “something special” after teaming up with Andre Agassi for the French Open, former Roland Garros runner-up Henri Leconte said on Tuesday.
Twice champion Petra Kvitova is set to play at Wimbledon this summer, less than seven months after she was stabbed by an intruder in her home, a member of her support team told Reuters on Tuesda
When the ATP Race standings were updated this week Andy Murray, the world number one, languished down at 13th.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki’s preparation for next week’s French Open suffered a huge blow after she retired injured from her opening-round match against American Shelby Rogers at Strasbourg International on Monday.
German Alexander Zverev says he cannot rest on his laurels after beating Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open on Sunday and has set his sights on bigger titles in order to retain his place in the world’s top 10.
Modern wisdom suggests a sure-fire formula for success in tennis. The steps are few, and simple: deliver an inch-perfect serve to set up a heavy forehand, and… boom.
Novak Djokovic confirmed he will be coached by Andre Agassi at the French Open after being humbled by German youngster Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday.
Elina Svitolina won the women’s singles at the Italian Open final to claim her fourth title of the season on Sunday after her opponent Simona Halep sunk without trace in the final set.
Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding on Friday not to request a wildcard for the championships.
Austria’s Dominic Thiem dumped seven-times champion Rafael Nadal out of the Italian Open 6-4 6-3 on Friday to reach the semi-finals, but will have to wait to find out his opponent at the Foro Italico.
Garbine Muguruza flashed some impressive form ahead of her French Open title defense with a 6-2 3-6 6-2 win over Venus Williams on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Italian Open in Rome.
Rising German star Alexander Zverev reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final with a 7-6(4) 6-1 defeat of world number six Milos Raonic at the Italian Open on Friday.
World number two Novak Djokovic expects Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray to lift their game at the French Open despite failing to make an impact so far in the clay court season.
Third seed Stan Wawrinka became the latest high-profile casualty at the Italian Open on Thursday when the Swiss was knocked out in the third round by American John Isner.
Venus Williams powered into the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday with a dominant 6-1 3-6 6-1 victory over fifth seed Johanna Konta.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard to the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham in June, Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association said on Thursday.
Roger Federer made a smart decision by pulling out of this month’s French Open, where he has less chance of adding to his 18 grand slam titles than on the sport’s quicker surfaces, world number two Novak Djokovic said on Thursday.
World number one Andy Murray will be ready for Roland Garros despite his poor recent form, nine-time French Open champion Rafa Nadal has said.
Maria Sharapova’s racket sponsor backs French Open’s decision to deny the former world number one a wildcard entry and blames the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for her exclusion.
Garbine Muguruza emerged as a favorite to win the Italian Open after beating Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko to reach the third round after world number one Angelique Kerber had earlier bowed out to Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit.
Rafael Nadal eased into the last-16 of the Italian Open on Tuesday when his second-round opponent Nicolas Almagro retired after sustaining a knee injury early in the first set.
Maria Sharapova said on Wednesday she remains fully committed to making a successful comeback from her doping ban following a decision by the French Open to deny her a wild card entry.
World number one Andy Murray is unsure what caused his recent slump after his Italian Open title defense ended with a 6-2 6-4 defeat by home favorite Fabio Fognini in the second round.
Attorneys for Eugenie Bouchard on Tuesday accused the United States Tennis Association of erasing security camera footage of her fall in the trainer’s room at the 2015 U.S. Open, which resulted in a concussion and a lawsuit against the USTA.
Maria Sharapova’s hopes of a dream return from doping outcast to a third French Open crown were shattered on Tuesday when the Russian was surprisingly refused a wildcard by organizers.
Defending champion and world number one Andy Murray was swept aside by home favorite Fabio Fognini at the Italian Open on Tuesday, being completely outplayed in a 6-2 6-4 defeat.
Triple champion Maria Sharapova retired injured from her second round match with Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Italian Open on Tuesday, ending her hopes of qualifying on merit for Wimbledon’s main draw.
Twice former champion Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday — ending intense speculation about her place in the claycourt slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension but concedes she is eager to be competing for the biggest titles in tennis again.
Argentina’s Juan Monaco announced his retirement from professional tennis on Monday at the age of 33.
Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have returned to tennis in blistering form this season because they were able to recharge during injury layoffs last year, former world number two Alex Corretja has said.
Roger Federer has pulled out of this month’s French Open as he feels he needs to avoid playing on clay this season in order to prolong his career, the 18-times grand slam champion said on Monday.
Tuesday is D-Day for Maria Sharapova as she awaits the announcement of the French Tennis Federation as to whether she will receive a wild card into this year’s French Ope