Tennis

How will you fly, Margaret?

Margaret Court says she won't fly with Qantas because of its promotion of same-sex marriage.

OPINION: Peter FitzSimons has some questions for tennis great Margaret Court over her ban on Qantas.

No to Qantas over gay stance

Australian tennis great Margaret Court, now a Christian pastor, says she won't fly with Qantas over its same-sex ...

Australian tennis great who once promoted Qantas says she won't fly on its planes because it promotes same-sex marriage.

Kiwi to face Kyrgios in Lyon

Marcus Daniell is building momentum heading into the French Open.

Marcus Daniell is building momentum ahead of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Mad Era Marina makes music video

Kiwi tennis ace Marina Erakovic has talent with more than one stringed instrument, picking up the guitar in her spare time.

Kiwi tennis ace reveals her hidden talent as she releases her first EP, Incognito.

Erratic Kyrgios sent packing

Nick Kyrgios has been bundled out of the Lyon Open by Argentine Nicolas Kicker.

Mercurial Aussie tennis star appeared to be cruising but then it all went wrong.

Bouchard out injured

Eugenie Bouchard has suffered an ankle injury a week out from the French Open.

Canadian tennis star suffers an ankle injury ahead of the French Open.

Tennis NZ's new CEO

Julie Paterson is leaving the Mystics for Tennis NZ.

Northern Mystics boss steps down to lead tennis' revival.

Aussie junior champ admits match-fixing

Oliver Anderson has admitted match-fixing but escaped conviction.

Oliver Anderson agreed to throw the first set of a match.

Statham receives ITF grant

Rubin Statham will use the grant from the ITF to help fund his expenses from being on the men's circuit.

Statham has been given $35,000 by the ITF, while Erakovic may face Sharapova at Wimbledon qualifying.

Wozniacki drops out injured

Caroline Wozniacki has withdrawn from the Strasbourg International through injury.

Danish tennis star withdraws from the Strasbourg International, just a week out from the French Open.

Djokovic and Agassi team up

Novak Djokovic has called in a big gun of '90s tennis to help him at the French Open.

Serbian tennis ace signs up American great to coach him at the French Open.

Sitak runner-up in France

Artem Sitak finished second at the Bordeaux Challenger in France.

NZ tennis player finishes runner-up at Bordeaux Challenger in France.

Djokovic thrashes Thiem in Rome

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic.

Dominic Thiem's glory in taking down clay court King Rafael Nadal short-lived as the Joker finds his rhythm in Rome.

Sharapova, the martyr

Ever since she announced her drugs violation 14 months ago, in a Black Widow gown, Sharapova has sought to stage-manage ...

OPINION: Maria the martyr wants everything her own way but she cannot write her own scripts anymore.

Nadal's clay streak ended

For the first time in four tournaments, Rafa Nadal will not hold the trophy at the end of the week.

Rafael Nadal's winning streak on clay over at 17 matches with loss to Dominic Thiem.

Sharapova won't ask for wildcard

Maria Sharapova has played in three tournaments since her return to the WTA circuit after a 15-month drug suspension.

Maria Sharapova will play in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament, not hoping for a wildcard.

Don't waste tears on Sharapova

Many of Maria Sharapova's fans sympathise with her contention that she is not an intentional doper.

OPINION: In denying star a wildcard, tennis boss sent a message that doping shouldn't pay. If only Olympic officials were listening.

Sharapova gets Birmingham wild-card

Maria Sharapova will play the pre-Wimbledon tournament for the next two years after being given a wild-card.

Disgraced tennis star gets wild-card to pre-Wimbledon tournament.

Sponsor backs Sharapova snub

Maria Sharapova of Russia has been denied wild card entry to the French Open (file pic).

Wild card entry to French Open should not be available to doping offenders, says racquet company.

Bouchard footage destroyed: lawyer

Eugenie Bouchard celebrates beating Maria Sharapova at the Madrid Open.

The Canadian star's legal team said the organisation deliberately destroyed tape of her fall.

Murray upset in Italian Open

Andy Murray has been upset in his opening match at the Italian Open, continuing his poor form this season.

World tennis No 1 admits he is well off the pace ahead of French Open.

Morality denies Sharapova

Maria Sharapova has missed out on a French Open wildcard after her return from a doping ban.

French Open boss deems it "inconceivable" to award a wildcard to a player returning from a doping ban.

'Are you married?' asks Sharapova

Maria Sharapova on her way to victory over Christina McHale in the first round of the US Open in Rome.

Sharapova teases reporter who asked how she can be happy without a boyfriend.

Sharapova qualifies for Wimbledon with win

Maria Sharapova has beaten Christina McHale to advance to the second round at the Italian Open.

Firs-round win at Italian Open gives Sharapova enough ranking points for Wimbledon qualifying.

Federer will skip French Open

Switzerland's Roger Federer will not play at Roland Garros later this month.

Swiss star will prepare for grass and hard courts rather than play at Roland Garros.

Nadal claims third straight title

Rafael Nadal claimed his fifth Madrid Open title.

Rafael Nadal is on a roll heading into Roland Garros.

Tennis shot of the year? video

Pablo Cuevas was knocked out of the Madrid Open in the semifinals.

Pablo Cuevas's remarkable winner at the Madrid Open may be the shot of the year.

WTA angered by Nastase's presence

Ilie Nastase watches play at the Madrid Open.

The controversial Romanian "had no place on court", the Madrid Open organisers say.

Nadal tops Djokovic to reach Madrid final

Rafael Nadal has reached the final of the Madrid open.

Rafael Nadal showed he was nearing his best with a win over Novak Djokovic in Madrid.

Canadian tennis player keen to be Kiwi

Erin Routliffe wants to represent her country of birth.

Tennis NZ hopes Erin Routliffe will become a New Zealander in time for July's Fed Cup.

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