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Latest tennis news, player interviews and action from the men’s ATP Tour and women’s WTA Tour, the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open grand slams.

Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper dies at 83

He is one of only 11 men to claim three Grand Slam crowns in a calendar year.

Federer is the best but Djokovic tougher for Nadal, says uncle...

The Serb has a slight edge on world No 2 Nadal, having won 29 of their 55 career meetings.

Kyrgios tells Murray ‘you are better than Djokovic’

World No 40 claims the Serb 'dodges' his serve while the Scot 'is on it like a light'.

‘Confident’ Djokovic believes he will win the most Grand Slams

The 32-year-old current world No 1 has 17 titles to his name so far.

Japan’s Osaka using lockdown to conquer inner demons

22-year-old has struggled to deal with increased scrutiny in the wake of her rise.

Players, country rally behind Algerian over ranking row with Thiem

Innes Ibbou wins support with emotional video hitting out at world No 3's comments.

No fans? We’re not ruling anything out, say French Open organisers

Keeping tournament going will allow a part of the economy to keep turning.

‘Pessimistic’ Pique not holding breath for Davis Cup finals

Barcelona football star's investment group has a 25-year, US$3 bil deal with the ITF.

8-time winner Lendl thinks Slam tally should settle ‘GOAT’ debate

The argument in men's tennis has divided opinions for a decade and remains a hot topic.

None more unbeatable than Djokovic at his best, says Martin

World No 1 was in imperious form before pandemic brought the circuit to a halt in March.

Indian hero: Moldova tennis player feeds the poor in lockdown

Dmitrii Baskov has been packaging food for the needy after global lockdown stopped him going home.

2021 Australian Open could be cancelled due to Covid-19

Tennis Australia have devised contingency plans in the hope of saving next year's edition.

WTA chief says merger with ATP would not be ‘acquisition’

The men's and women's players have a separate ranking system, some rules are also different.

Tennis launches virus player fund, raises US$6 mil

The pandemic has caused havoc to the calendar, with the season suspended until July.

Nadal pessimistic about return to action before 2021

World No 2 has written off the remainder of the year, is looking to the Australian Open next January.

Egyptian tennis player gets life ban for match-fixing

Youssef Hossam follows his brother Karim in being permanently excluded.

New ITF guidelines paint bleak picture for fans in post-virus tennis

Players are discouraged from autographs and selfies while tournaments are set to be spectator-less.

Many top male players support ATP-WTA merger, says Murray

British player believes the move will be a positive step for tennis.

Resuming tennis season not top priority for players, says Murray

Former world No 1 wants to return to normalcy first before anything else.

Tsitsipas serves up birthday prank on Kyrgios

Greek star sent his doubles partner an unwelcome gift through Instagram.

‘Pessimistic’ Nadal doubts tennis will return to normal soon

The professional game has been suspended until the end of July.

World No 3 Thiem says struggling players don’t deserve his hard-won...

Austrian says players on Futures circuit don’t live and breathe tennis and he would rather donate to charity.

Tough for Murray to win another Slam, says Rusedski

It would be difficult for former world No 1 to challenge the likes of Nadal, Federer and Djokovic.

Pay Grand Slam winners less to help lower-ranked players, says Murray

Former world No 1 has won over US$60 mil during his career.

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