Tennis

Tennis: Dogs to the rescue video

Brazil's ball dogs will be on duty for an exhibition match aimed at promoting the adoption of homeless dogs.

Brazil's top ballboys and girls kicked off the court for best ball-fetchers of all.

Expect less from Tomic: Cash

Australian Bernard Tomic has been eliminated in the first round of three tournaments this year.

"You keep saying they've got time on their side but, after a while, you say: well, we're getting sick of saying that."

Genie serve for SI cover critics video

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Bikini photo and dating antics stir up "the hate" as tennis star focuses on her return to court.

Statham wins in China

New Zealand's Rubin Statham has won a singles tennis title in China.

New Zealand tennis player Rubin Statham has won his 11th career ITF Futures title.

Tennis star agrees to second date

John Goehrke and Eugenie Bouchard on the way to their date.

Romance may be blooming for glamorous tennis pro Eugenie Bouchard and a student who asked her out.

Bouchard a woman of her word

Eugenie Bouchard

Hot date for fan who won Super Bowl bet as tennis star makes good on her promise.

NZ to play Korea in Auckland

Rubin Statham is expected to once again lead New Zealand's Davis Cup challenge.

Tennis NZ have decided April's Davis Cup tie will be at ASB Tennis Arena

Fired commentator sues video

A commentator is suing after being fired for a  comment he made regarding Venus Williams, during the Australian Open.

Doug Adler maintains that he was not comparing Venus Williams to a gorilla during the Australian Open.

Sharapova deserves second chance - Becker

Maria Sharapova should be welcomed back to tennis with open arms, according to Boris Becker.

German tennis great says Sharapova has paid her dues for failed drug test.

New tennis coach humbled by Coco

Coco Vandeweghe (USA) in action during her Fed Cup match against Julia Goerges (GER) at the Royal Lahaina Resort.

New Tennis Southland development officer Angel Izarra has experienced first hand just how good 2017 Australian Open semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe is.

Nadal to split with coach

Rafael Nadal will split with his coach and uncle Toni.

Rafa Nadal's longtime coach and uncle reveals why this season will be his last as his nephew's mentor.

Tennis umpire suffered fractured eye socket

Denis Shapovalov has apologised for hitting chair umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye with a ball.

Tennis umpire who got hit in face by ball has surgery to repair fractured eye socket.

Nazi-era song at tennis match video

Andrea Petkovic said after her match that she considered walking off the court as the anthem was sung.

US Tennis Association says sorry for playing the wrong German national anthem,

Tawa tennis getting better

Up and coming tennis player, Ryan Carter, based at the Tawa tennis academy under Francis Glover.

Coach Francis Glover excited with performance of players.

Murray asked 'who do you love most?' video

Andy Murray was put on the spot by a journalist.

So was it mum or wife in the 'no-win' answer? Bonus, his advice to Federer involves deep fried Mars bars.

Top 80 ranking for Rai

Ajeet Rai has reached his highest career ranking to date.

New Zealand's top tennis junior Ajeet Rai has hit his highest career ranking to date.

Nadal taking doctor's orders

Rafael Nadal will miss the Rotterdam Open after a taxing effort at the Australian Open.

Tennis world No 6 pulls out of tournament saying he needs rest after "a significant effort during the Australian swing".

Sharapova set for May return

Maria Sharapova had her ban reduced to 15 months following her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Tennis star Maria Sharapova will return to the sport at the Madrid Masters after a 15-month doping ban.

Fined for striking umpire video

Denis Shapovalov has apologised for hitting chair umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye with a ball.

Canadian Davis Cup player to pay $9500 after smashing ball away in anger, right into the umpire's face.

Canada blasts ball into umpire's face

Davis Cup umpire Arnaud Gabas holds an ice pack to his eye after being struck by a ball during a singles match between ...

That's gotta hurt - Canada lose to Britain in Davis Cup after player smashes tennis ball into umpire's face.

NZ fall to India in Davis Cup

Rubin Statham was beaten in his Davis Cup singles match on Monday morning.

Kiwi side stung by disappointing 4-1 loss - and another huge challenge awaits.

NZ keep Davis Cup tie alive

Artem Sitak helped New Zealand keep their Davis Cup tie alive against India, teaming up with Michael Venus for a doubles ...

Michael Venus and Artem Sitak secure doubles victory to keep hopes alive against India.

Australia move into quarters

Nick Kyrgios has water poured on him by a teammate during celebrations after Australia's Davis Cup victory over the ...

Lleyton Hewitt called on his doubles pairing to make an statement and they responded.

Argentina struggle, Croatia takes big scalp

Argentina's Carlos Berlocq plays a shot to Italy's Andreas Seppi.

Argentina fell 2-0 behind to Italy in the first round of the Davis Cup, and Croatia upset Spain.

NZ drop both singles matches

Finn Tearney lost the opening rubber of New Zealand's Davis Cup tie in Pune, India, in straight sets.

Davis Cup tennis team on brink of defeat to India as Finn Tearney, Rubin Statham lose in straight sets.

Double vision for Venus

Michael Venus will remain a doubles specialist when New Zealand take on India in a Davis Cup tie in Pune.

New Zealand Davis Cup captain Alistair Hunt reveals line-up for tie against India in Pune

Who's the greatest - Fed or Serena?

Roger Federer celebrates winning championship point in the Australian Open final.

OPINION: Roger Federer and Serena Williams are two tennis greats. But who is the greatest?

Tiger takes lessons from 'Rog'

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40-year-old golfer in search of a first major win since 2008 inspired by tennis star's Aussie Open heroics.

Catering to whims of stars

Serena Williams in action in her second round match against Madison Brengle at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

OPINION: All the professional rock stars at the Australian Open tennis had to do was to hit the ball.

Erakovic bounced out

New Zealand No.1 Marina Erakovic has been bundled out of the Taiwan Open in the first round.

Marina Erakovic exits in opening round of Taiwan Open

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