Tennis

Mixed results for Kiwi tennis players

Marcus Daniell lost in the first of doubles in Barcelona, after battling through qualifying.

Marcus Daniell lost in Barcelona, while Rubin Statham won in Florida.

Serena slams Nastase's 'racist, sexist' jibes video

Serena Williams has launched a verbal volley, accusing Ilie Nastase of racist and sexist comments.

Serena Williams launches stinging attack on Ilie Nastase claiming he had racially abused her and her unborn baby.

Serena shares No 1 news with baby

Tennis superstar Serena Williams on Wednesday appeared to suggest she is pregnant, posting a photo of herself in a ...

Serena Williams returned to the top of the WTA world rankings and immediately shared the news with her unborn baby.

Out-of-control coach barred

Ilie Nastase bizarre few days has ended in suspension from all ITF events.

Outrageous few days that included racist Serena snipe and abuse that made UK tennis player cry ends in suspension.

Venus out of Sarasota Open

World no 42 Michael Venus made it to the semifinals of the Sarasota Open doubles.

The Kiwi and his doubles partner were swept aside in the semifinals at the ATP challenger tournament in Florida.

Racism row at Fed Cup video

Ilie Nastase is under fire for an alleged racist remark.

Comment about Serena Williams' pregnancy sees former world No 1 facing censure.

Tennis tie suspended after outburst

lie Nastase was already under fire for alleged racist comments about Serena Williams before his expletive-laden rant.

Already embroiled in a racism row, former world No 1 launches expletive-laden rant.

Goffin upsets Djokovic

Belgium's David Goffin defeated Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals.

David Goffin defeats Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on his fifth match point.

Murray, Wawrinka bow out

World No 1 Andy Murray (left) blew a 4-0 third set lead to lose to 15th-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain.

Top-seeded Andy Murray's injury comeback cut short in Monte Carlo as he blows deciding set.

Williams reveals pregnancy

Tennis star Serena Williams announced her pregnancy via Snapchat.

Tennis ace will reclaim world No 1 ranking next week, but may not be there for long.

Nadal muscles into third round

Rafael Nadal is in to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Monte Carlo Masters defending champ overcomes a spirited comeback to advance in Monaco.

Murray makes winning return

Andy Murray is through to the third round.

World number one does enough to beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Andy Murray eyes first Monte Carlo final

Andy Murray plays a backhand during his practice session on day two of the Monte Carlo Masters.

World number one has recovered from an elbow injury and is keen to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time.

Djokovic survives in Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic celebrates his three set victory over Gilles Simon at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Tennis world No 2 dodges a second round scare at the first European clay tournament of the season.

Petra Kvitova eyes shock return

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reached number 2 in the world in 2011.

Two-times Wimbledon champion enters draw for next month's French Open four months after being stabbed in the hand.

Nadal eyes clay milestone in Monaco

Rafael Nadal poses with his trophy after winning the 2016 Monte Carlo Masters.

Determined Rafael Nadal ready to start making up ground on the clay courts of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Sharapova eyes Olympics: agent

Tennis player Maria Sharapova stands on the court during the World TeamTennis  at Caesars Palace last year.

Suspension gives tennis star motivation to take career to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Rea keen to remain with Tennis NZ

Simon Rea hopes the NZ tennis community can come together for the benefit of the sport.

After working on a plan for the future, Simon Rea wants to make it happen.

Sharapova blames ITF

Maria Sharapova: "Ultimately the fault was mine. I had been getting clearance on everything I was taking for seven years ...

Maria Sharapova criticises the ITF for not doing enough to make her aware of banned substances.

Venus has more guns in Texan doubles shootout

Michael Venus in action against Korea's Seong Chan Hong during the Davis Cup tie in Auckland.

Cup team-mates fly all the way to Texas to oppose each other.

Venus inspires Davis Cup win

New Zealand's Michael Venus reacts as he wins the Davis Cup deciding match against Korea's Seong Chan Hong.

Five-set victory in deciding singles sees Michael Venus guide NZ home.

Kyrgios is Davis Cup hero video

Nick Kyrgios celebrates winning a point in his match against Sam Querrey.

Australia are through to the semifinals after Kyrgios despatched American Sam Querrey.

Kiwis on the double

New Zealand's Artem Sitak plays a volley in the crucial doubles victory over Korea at Auckland's ASB Tennis Arena on ...

A strong showing from Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak has put New Zealand just one win away from a key Davis Cup victory.

Australia up 2-0 in Cup tie

Nick Kyrgios defeated American John Isner in three tight sets to put Australia up 2-0 in their Davis Cup tie in Brisbane.

Embraced by the Brisbane crowd, Nick Kyrgios staves off John Isner in Davis Cup tie.

Statham battles back

New Zealand's Rubin Statham defeated  Korea's Hong Seong Chan in the opening singles clash of the Davis Cup tie in Auckland.

NZ's No 1 singles player Rubin Statham gets Davis Cup team off to ideal start in Auckland.

Venus switches to singles mode video

Michael Venus will play only his third singles match of the year on the opening day of the Davis Cup tie against Korea.

Kiwi doubles specialist ready to take solo responsibility for Davis Cup tie against Korea.

NZ wary of Korean team

NZ Davis Cup captain Alistair Hunt, left, with players, Marcus Daniell, centre, and Artem Sitak.

NZ Davis Cup captain Alistair Hunt isn't expecting an easy ride from the Korean team in their Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie.

Kyrgios' luxury BMW for sale video

Nick Kyrgios' BMW F80 M3, which he is trying to sell via Facebook.

Australian tennis star looks for a buyer online as he sells his "immaculate car" worth $170,000 new.

Djokovic over elbow pain

Novak Djokovic said "things are a bit different now" as he puts more focus on staying health.

Former No 1 rested and raring to get back into match shape for Serbia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.

Kyrgios in 'best mental shape'

Nick Kyrgios has beaten world No.2 Novak Djokovic twice in two weeks.

Australian world no.16 credits support from Davis Cup teammates.

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