Tennis

Halep eyes No.1 ranking

Simona Halep

The Romanian could be world No.1 by Monday morning.

NZ tennis seeks better future

Michael Venus helped New Zealand defeat South Korea in the Davis Cup this year.

There may be a grand slam winner from NZ, but issues still drag down tennis.

Kyrgios ousts Nadal

Nick Kyrgios has beaten Rafael Nadal for the first time since 2014.

Mercurial Aussie star pays tribute to Barcelona terror victims after encouraging win.

Venus into Cincinnati semis

Michael Venus has another big payday coming his way.

Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison knocked out the top seeds in a third set super tiebreak.

Tennis is breaking its stars

After 16 years, Roger Federer has finally succumbed to a workplace-related injury.

OPINION: The sport is doing its stars a disservice with relentless demands, writes Oliver Brown.

Azarenka could miss US Open

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka has split with her child's father and legal proceedings have began in California over custody.

Child custody issue may force former No 1 to withdraw from US Open.

Serena eyes Aussie return

Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the women's singles final against sister Venus Williams.

Serena Williams aiming to defend her Australian Open title, just months after first child due.

Serena: People think I'm mean

Serena Williams claims she needs to be "twice as good" as her opponents.

Racism is strong in sport, claims Williams, comparing her reception to Maria Sharapova's.

Sharapova granted wild card

Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild card entry to play in the US Open after 15 months out following a suspension for ...

Maria Sharapova will line up in her first Grand Slam following a 15-month suspension for doping.

Federer withdraws, Nadal to No 1

Roger Federer has "tweaked" his back.

Spanish tennis ace the benefactor as Swiss rival pulls out of the Western and Southern Open.

Origin of a bitter tennis rivalry

Sharapova won Wimbledon aged 17 in 2004.

Serena Williams' "guttural sobs" could be heard in the Wimbledon locker room after Maria Sharapova won as a teen in 2004.

Zverev upsets Federer

Alexander Zverev of Germany has now won 10 straight matches.

Swiss master feels "aches and pains" as young German makes it 10 wins in a row.

Federer into final of ATP Rogers Cup

Roger Federer has reached the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has reached the final of Roger Cup in Montreal.

Federer, Nadal in fine form

Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer in action at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

The Swiss tennis ace picks up from where he left off, racing to victory in his first match since winning at Wimbledon.

Banned star: I'm not a cheat

Sara Errani says food contamination is the only explanation for her positive test.

Tearful tennis pro Sara Errani continues to blame food contamination due to mother's cancer meds.

Murray hip injury persists

Andy Murray has been struggling with a persistent hip injury.

Tennis world No 1 faces the possibility of time out from the sport to undergo surgery.

Bouchard bundled out at home

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard.

Canadian tennis fans left disappointed as their star falls at the first hurdle in her home tournament, the Rogers Cup.

Errani: Mamma's pasta to blame

Italy's Sara Errani has been suspended from competitive tennis for two months after failing a drug test.

Suspended Italian tennis star blames her failed drug test on her mother's cooking.

Nadal poised for No 1 return

Resurgent tennis star Rafael Nadal is in touching distance of the coveted world No 1 ranking.

Rafael Nadal will be the tennis world No 1 again should he make the semifinals of his next tournament.

Serena Williams' 1950s baby shower

Serena Williams and her squad celebrate her baby shower with a Grease-themed party.

The tennis star and her celebrity squad went full 50s to celebrate the upcoming birth of her baby.

Lewis defends $500k tennis funding

Jade Lewis plays a backhand against Venus Williams in the ASB Classic in January.

Rising Kiwi star's dad says without funding, there's no chance of her making it as a professional.

Vinci has trophies stolen

Italian Roberta Vinci had possessions and trophies from her career stolen from her home in southern Italy.

2015 US Open runner-up trophy may be among those stolen from Italian tennis star.

Murray out injured

Tennis world No 1 Andy Murray.

Tennis world No 1 Andy Murray withdraws from the Canadian Open with a hip injury.

Kyrgios booed off court video

Nick Kyrgios receives treatment from an ATP trainer during an injury timeout against Tennys Sandgren.

Aussie tennis star calls it quits with a shoulder injury, but Washington Open crowd aren't so sold.

Sport on TV to change forever

Roger Federer's ATP matches will be streamed by Amazon Prime in the UK in the future.

OPINION: Pay TV networks around the world, including New Zealand, should be worried at Amazon getting into sport.

Norrie scores maiden Challenger win

Former Kiwi Cameron Norrie captured his maiden Challenger title in the US.

The former top NZ junior is now ranked in the world's top 200.

Serena: 'I would be one of them'

Serena Williams: 'You have to believe in yourself when no-one else does.'

Serena Williams fights for underpaid black women, saying she'd be one of them if she hadn't taken up tennis.

Two 24-year-olds, one huge gap

It's almost as if Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic can't stand the company of living in his own skin, writes ...

OPINION: Tomic and Spieth may be the same age and super talented, but couldn't be more different.

Lewis gets $500k boost

Jade Lewis is regarded as New Zealand's big tennis hope.

NZ tennis prodigy Jade Lewis will receive half a million dollars to help her get to the top.

Tomic reveals awful sporting truth

Bernard Tomic has copped criticism for admitting he sometimes goes through the motions in order to collect his pay packet.

OPINION: The tennis player dared to admit something taboo in Australian sporting culture. Now he's public enemy No 1.

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