Swiss legend Roger Federer eliminated from the US OPEN

The Swiss Roger Federer was eliminated on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the US Open by the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, who had never been able to beat him before. Dimitrov, 78 in the ranking, sentenced the game in five sets with partials of 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and 6-2. The Bulgarian will face in the […]

Andy Murray rules himself out of this month’s US Open

Andy Murray has confirmed he will not be competing in either singles or doubles tennis at this month’s US Open. The former world number one, who will face brother Jamie in the men’s doubles quarter-finals at the Cincinnati Masters, had been scheduled to play doubles in New York. But he has opted to focus on […]

Novak Djokovic is crowned king of Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic has revealed his epic Wimbledon final victory over Roger Federer was his most ‘mentally demanding’ match ever. The Serb star saved two championship points in the championship’s longest-ever singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. Federer, who at 37 was chasing a record-equalling ninth Wimbledon singles title, […]

Who is new teenage tennis star Cori Gauff?

Cori Gauff stunned the world when she beat five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on the first day of the Wimbledon Championships. The schoolgirl, 15, faced the 39-year-old on Centre Court and became the youngest player since 1991 to win the first round of the ladies’ singles, beating her hero in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. She […]

Tennis fan Kate joins spectators at Wimbledon

The Duchess of Cambridge has made a surprise appearance at Wimbledon. Kate, 37, looked in excellent spirits as she took her seat at Court 14 on day two of the world’s most famous tennis tournament. In bright summer sunshine Kate, who wore a white summer dress and sunglasses, was sat between the past and future faces of […]

Cori Gauff, 15, beats Venus Williams in huge upset

Teenage sensation Cori “Coco” Gauff has the right elements to reach the top of the women’s game following her sensational Wimbledon win over Venus Williams, according to two former Grand Slam champions. Gauff, who at 15 years and 122 days became the youngest player to qualify for the main Wimbledon draw since the Open era […]

Wimbledon fans prepare for two weeks of tennis action

Novak Djokovic will begin the defence of his 2018 Wimbledon title on Centre Court as this year’s tournament gets under way in south-west London. Fresher temperatures and sunny spells are expected as the Serbian’s bid for a fifth championships in SW19 kicks off against German Philipp Kohlschreiber at 1pm. On No 1 Court, five-time Wimbledon […]

Federer seeded above Nadal at Wimbeldon

Roger Federer has been seeded ahead of great rival Rafael Nadal for his 21st appearance at Wimbledon. Wimbledon is unique among the grand slams in having a formula to calculate seedings giving weight to grass-court performances, and Federer will be the number two seed and Nadal three in a reversal of their world ranking positions. […]

Andy Murray returns from injury with doubles triumph

Andy Murray has completed a remarkable winning return to action with victory in the doubles at Queen’s Club alongside Feliciano Lopez. The Scot, who was close to retiring five months ago due to a serious hip injury, strolled off with the silverware at his first attempt back. Murray and Lopez beat Britain’s Joe Salisbury and […]

WATCH: Maltese tenor raises the roof at Wimbledon

He has performed in front of The Queen, President Barack Obama and dozens of world leaders. But Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja looked absolutely thrilled on Sunday as he rubbed shoulders with some of the greatest tennis players in the world. The opera star was at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon to perform […]

Federer eases into Miami Open semi-finals

Roger Federer has moved into the Miami Open semi-finals with a straight-sets victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. Federer defeated the sixth seed 6-0, 6-4 and looks like the man to beat heading into the final weekend of the tournament. The three-time champion brought the cheeky net skills, the crafty slices from side to side […]

Andy Murray ‘battered and bruised’ after hip surgery

Andy Murray has revealed he feels ‘battered and bruised’ following hip surgery. The Scottish tennis star, 31, had the operation to correct a long-term problem with pain in his joint. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had a metal joint implanted into his hip at a hospital in London. He even attached […]

Maltese tennis star reaches Australian Open semi finals

There seems to be no stopping Maltese tennis sensation Francesca Curmi. The teenager has made Malta proud after reaching the semi finals of the Australian Open. She notched up another impressive win in the junior doubles competition with her partner Loudmilla Bencheick from France. The duo defeated second seeds Thasaporn Naklo and Mananchaya Sawangkaew from […]

Maltese tennis duo reach Australian Open quarter finals

Maltese tennis duo Francesca Curmi and Helene Pellicano have made it through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open juniors. Both players from Malta reached the last 16 in Melbourne after notching up victories with their respective partners. Francesca, 17, and her doubles partner Loudmilla Bencheikh of France came back from a set down to beat […]

Maltese tennis sensation to compete at Australian Open

Following her record-making debut as the first Maltese player at Rolland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open, Francesca Curmi will be competing in the Australian Open, the fourth of the world’s top tennis tournaments. She qualified for the Grand Slam championships thanks to her position in the latest world rankings. In 2018, Francesca beat eight […]