Caroline Wozniacki stays on top of WTA rankings

Caroline Wozniacki Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark maintained the top spot for the fourth consecutive week in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, 45 points ahead of Romania's former World No. 1 Simona Halep. Despite losing on Su...

Roger Federer claims top spot, becomes oldest ever ATP World No....

Roger Federer Switzerland's Roger Federer became the oldest ever World No. 1 in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday after his victory at the Rotterdam Open. Unseating Spain's Rafael Nadal, the 36-ye...

Meldonium, drug at centre of Maria Sharapova, Russian curler controversies

Maria Sharapova Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been accused of doping at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A source says the case involves meldonium. AFP Sport takes a closer look at meldonium and why it is a banned substance: What is it? ...

It was an ‘absolutely amazing’ week: Roger Federer

Roger Federer. Pic/AFP After celebrating his return to the top of the ATP rankings by clinching the Rotterdam Open, 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has insisted that it was an 'absolutely amazing' week for him. Yesterday, Federer, the oldest...

Roger Federer downs Grigor Dimitrov to win 97th title

Switzerland's Roger Federer with the Rotterdam Open trophy. Pic/AFP Roger Federer celebrated his impending return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open yesterday, his 97th title. The Swiss, 36, the oldest ATP No. 1 in history,...

Petra Kvitova takes Qatar title to clinch top 10 return

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with her trophy on the podium after winning the final of the women's singles at the Qatar Open tennis competition in Doha. Pic/AFP Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza on Sunday t...

Rohan Bopanna annoyed after five-star hotel delivers wrong order for breakfast

India's doubles tennis player Rohan Bopanna, currently in Marseille (France) for an ATP tournament, had the worst possible start to his day yesterday. It all happened at the breakfast table. Bopanna placed an order for breakfast specifying that he wa...

Dominic Thiem wins second Buenos Aires title in three years

Austria's Dominic Thiem poses with his trophy after defeating Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene by 6-2 and 6-4 during the ATP Argentina Open final in Buenos Aires. Pic/AFP Top seed Dominic Thiem won his second Buenos Aires title in three years on Sunday, laying...

Kevin Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Kevin Anderson South Africa's Kevin Anderson bagged only the fourth title of his career with a three-set victory over Sam Querrey to claim the ATP Tour New York Open on Sunday. Anderson played flawlessly in the third set tie-break to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-6...

Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori’s run in New York

Kei Nishikori South Africa's Kevin Anderson ended Kei Nishikori's hopes of a comeback victory on Saturday at the New York Open, beating the Japanese fifth seed in three sets in Long Island. Top seed Anderson downed Nishikori 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in a g...