Tennis

Tomic in foul-mouthed US Open spray

Bernard Tomic has given a heckler a dose of his own medicine at the US Open.

Controversial Australian player takes on a heckler.

Painful win for Djokovic

Novak Djokovic struggled with an arm injury before beating Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during his first round singles match ...

Novak Djokovic fights through arm pain to win his first-round US Open match.

Kyrgios: Win US Open, retire

Nick Kyrgios' best result in singles at the US Open is the third round in 2014.

Ever-controversial Aussie tennis player knows what he'd do if he won the silverware at Flushing Meadows.

Energised Nadal wins at US Open

Rafael Nadal has swept aside Denis Istomin in straight sets to advance to the second round.

Spaniard says his injured wrist is improving daily as he cruises into second round.

Tennis star's close call

Gael Monfils was bending down to retrieve his racquet when the clock fell.

This is the moment a giant clock nearly squished tennis star Gael Monfils.

Williams chases history

Serena Williams suffered an early exit at the Rio Olympics.

The long-time World No 1 has something significant to play for yet again.

Murray seeks 4th slam title

At 29, Murray knows that his time at the top is limited and is setting his sights on winning more grand slam titles, ...

Tennis star feels his chances are good, with a second Wimbledon title, two gold medals and rival struggling with injury.

Challenging start for top seeds

Novak Djokovic faces towering Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in his opening match at Flushing Meadows.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams face tough early tests at the US Open.

Erakovic, Statham lose at US Open qualifying

Marina Erakovic will head to Asia with her new coach Wesley Whitehouse, after her loss at the US Open.

Marina Erakovic andf Rubin Statham both lost their opening matches at the US Open qualifying tournament.

Roger Federer as never seen before video

Roger Federer as Andre Agassi in an advert for Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz has managed to show tennis great Roger Federer as he's never been seen before.

Erakovic to play China's Wang

Marina Erakovic has split with her coach for the past two-and-a-half years.

Marina Erakovic has been given a kind draw in qualifying at the US Open, but it isn't so easy for Rubin Statham.

Lay off the synthetic grass

Marcel Vos has witnessed the disappearance of hard courts around New Zealand.

TNZ Performance coach Marcel Vos fears too many kids are learning to play tennis on the wrong surface.

Andy Murray shuts presenter down

Andy Murray, with his second gold medal.

"You're the first to win two golds," he's told. "Venus and Serena have 4 each," he replies.

Murray's record gold wins video

"To finish with a match like that was very emotional," Murray said. "It's been a buildup of emotions over the last 10 ...

Wimbledon winner makes history with epic gold medal tennis victory.

Kiwi tennis ace loses in final

Queenstown tennis player Ben McLachlan.

Queenstown tennis player Ben McLachlan achieved one of the biggest results of his career recently.

Green light for Wilding Park

New Zealand's Marcus Daniell returns a shot during last year's Davis Cup tie against India in Christchurch

Davis Cup tennis confirmed in Christchurch for third consecutive year.

Del Potro v Murray for gold

Juan Martin Del Potro goes to ground in celebration after beating Rafael Nadal in the Olympic tennis semifinals.

Argentinian tennis star upsets Rafael Nadal to set up a final with the defending Olympic champion.

Murray vs Nadal final?

Andy Murray celebrates after scraping into the Rio Olympics semifinals with a third set tiebreak win in the quarters.

If both top seeds can beat their semi-final opposition, then it's game on for a great tennis showdown in Rio.

Rio tennis washout

Rain stops (the whole day's) play in Rio.

Rafael Nadal will have to play three matches on Thursday after flooding washed out all 26 matches for the day.

Poison plot at Wimbledon

Gabriella Taylor ended up in intensive care after being diagnosed with a rare strain of Leptospirois.

Scotland Yard investigating potential foul play, after Wimbledon teen caught rat urine illness.

Serena knocked out of Rio

Serena Williams is out of the Rio Olympics.

Error-ridden No 1 seed's Olympics tournament is over.

Davis Cup location up in the air

Rubin Statham is in line to break Onny Parun’s record for most Davis Cup ties for New Zealand.

Christchurch awaiting ITF approval to host NZ's tie against Pakistan.

Djokovic's teary Rio exit

Novak Djokovic, left, congratulates Juan Martin del Potro after their Olympic singles match.

Novak Djokovic fights back tears after ''one of the toughest'' losses of his career.

Lift drama no problem

A triumphant Juan Martin Del Potro after winning his match against Novak Djokovic.

Argentinian tennis star stuck in lift for 40 minutes before match against world number one - but he still wins.

Shock defeat for Williams sisters

Venus and Serena Williams talk during their against Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic.

Three-time doubles gold medalists dumped out of the Olympics by Czech unknowns.

Kiwi pair face tough first round

Michael Venus has teamed up with Marcus Daniell at the Olympics.

Michael Venus and Marcus Daniell up against experienced Canadians in Rio.

Serena's twerking warmup for Rio

Rio-bound tennis ace Serena Williams gives lessons on the art of the twerk.

Tennis golden girl releases dance video and backs her powerful body in quest for fifth Olympic medal.

Wawrinka pulls out of Rio

Stan Wawrinka won the 2014 Australian Open and the 2015 French Open.

Half of ATP's world top ten men missing Olympics as Wawrinka pulls out due to injury.

Djokovic claims fourth Rogers Cup title

Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the Rogers Cup in Canada.

Djokovic had little trouble dismissing Kei Nishikori in the final in Canada.

Victory for Monfils, Djokovic

Gael Monfils is on a winning streak - but now he must overcome Novak Djokovic.

Frenchman set for semi-final showdown against Novak Djokovic in Rogers Cup.

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