Billie Jean King Cup: Katie Boulter plays winning hand for Great Britain

Katie Boulter played the winning hand for Great Britain again in the Billie Jean King Cup to complete victory over Mexico and maintain Anne Keothavong’s side’s place at the elite level of the competition. Boulter defeated Giuliana Olmos 6-4 6-1 for her second victory of the tie, wrapping up a 3-1 win overall in the behind-closed-doors affair at the National Tennis Centre in London. The result means Britain go forward to a first-round tie next February, where victory would see […]

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Evans marches onto Monte Carlo Open semi final after beating Goffin

Dan Evans marches onto Monte Carlo Open semi final after beating World No 15 David Goffin with British tennis star riding high following stunning victory over Novak Djokovic Dan Evans has booked his place in the semi final of this year’s Monte Carlo Open  The Briton, 30, defeated Novak Djokovic on Thursday to make the last eight   Evans ensured that victory was no fluke after defeating No 11 seed David Goffin  The Birmingham-born star will now face Stefanos Tsitsipas for a […]

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Novak Djokovic ‘stands by’ his father amid controversial remarks on Roger Federer

Tennis: Djokovic slams critics after Australian Open win When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Novak Djokovic has refused to condemn his father’s comments on Roger Federer when Srdjan Djokovic claimed the Swiss tennis star “attacked” his son as a […]

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Medvedev’s devastating diagnosis forces him out of Monte Carlo

Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo Masters after testing positive for COVID-19. The ATP Tour made the announcement on Tuesday (AEST), raising questions about the latitude afforded to Monaco residents like the Russian who are allowed to stay at home rather than in a bio-secure hotel. Watch Tennis with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. Live Coverage of ATP + WTA Tour Tournaments including Every Finals Match. New to Kayo? Try 14-Days Free Now > “It’s a big disappointment not […]

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Daniil Medvedev withdraws from Monte-Carlo Masters after testing positive for Covid-19

Daniil Medvedev has contracted Covid-19 World number two Daniil Medvedev has been forced to withdraw from ATP’s Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters after he tested positive for coronavirus. The news came ahead of the third day of play at the tournament and the Russian star, who trained with Spain’s Rafael Nadal on Monday, is being replaced with Argentinian Juan Ignacio Londero. Medvedev said: “It’s a big disappointment not to play in Monte-Carlo. My focus is now on recovery and I look forward […]

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Rafael Nadal’s Monte-Carlo campaign under threat after Medvedev tests positive for Covid

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Rafael Nadal is reportedly waiting to find out if he has to ‘comply with extra coronavirus measures’ after his training partner Daniil Medvedev tested positive for Covid on Monday, just hours after they […]

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Novak Djokovic proud of breaking the record for weeks spent as world No 1 ahead of Monte Carlo Masters

Novak Djokovic said breaking the record for most weeks spent as world No 1 was the “biggest achievement” he’s ever had in his career. Djokovic eclipsed Roger Federer’s record on March 8 when he moved past the Swiss to hold the top ranking for the 311th week fresh from winning a record-extending ninth Australian Open. The Serb, who turns 34 in May, first rose to the top of the rankings when he was 24 in July, 2011, and spent a […]

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Toni Nadal to work with Felix Auger-Aliassime: Rafa’s uncle makes ATP Tour return

Toni Nadal, the man who masterminded nephew Rafa’s incredible career, is returning to the ATP Tour as part of the coaching team of Canadian youngster Felix Auger-Aliassime. The world No 22 said Nadal, uncle and long-time coach to the 13-time French Open champion Spaniard, would start working with him ahead of the Monte Carlo Masters which starts on April 11. Nadal, 60, announced in 2017 he was standing down as Rafa’s coach after more than a decade on the road […]

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‘We deserve to be top’: Barty defends No. 1 status after claiming Miami crown

Ash Barty returned serve to her critics after claiming the Miami Open title overnight by declaring she “deserves” to be world No. 1. Barty claimed her tenth career title with victory over Bianca Andreescu after the Canadian retired with an injury in the final, trailing 3-6, 0-4 and with the Australian in firm control. It is the first time Barty has defended a title and was the perfect riposte to critics of her 70-week run as the world no.1. Barty […]

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