Tennis

Zverev upsets Djokovic

Alexander Zverev of Germany kisses the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, in their ATP World Tour ...

Breakthrough win for young German in glamour London event.

Tennis NZ look for Olympic funding

Michael Venus would likely partner with either Artem Sitak or Marcus Daniell at the 2020 Olympics

Tennis NZ believe the country can win a men's doubles medal at the 2020 Olympics.

Federer is abusing his power to win extra majors

Roger Federer celebrates winning championship point in his men's singles final match against Marin Cilic at the ...

OPINION: Tennis great's outrageous treatment in Australia gives him a clear competitive advantage, writes Mark Reason.

Shapovalov returning to Classic video

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov is one of the few top players who has a one-handed backhand.

One of the most exciting young tennis players in the world is heading back to NZ.

Close win for Venus at ATP finals

Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus have a win and a loss from their two matches so far at the ATP World Tour finals.

Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen have kept alive their hopes of making it to the semifinals in London.

Serena cover controversy

Serena Williams cover.

GQ's decision to use the word ''woman'' on its cover to describe Serena Williams turns ugly on social media.

Ace selfie: No ordinary commute

Roger Federer (R) snaps a selfie while Novak Djokovic (L) poses in a London Underground carriage containing eight of the ...

London Underground travellers agape as multi-millionaire tennis aces ride the Jubilee line.

How towels are a hot topic for tennis video

"One thing that I didn't like that much was the towel thing," said winner Stefanos Tsitsipas.

New initiative sees players having to fetch their own towels from boxes stationed in the corners of the court.

No Saudi match for Djokovic/Nadal video

Novak Djokovic has returned to the world number one ranking.

An exhibition match between the tennis giants had been planned, but injury forces Nadal out.

Venus aiming to finish on high

Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen will continue their partnership in 2019.

Michael Venus is looking to cap off another great year on the doubles circuit.

Venus to start finals

Michael Venus is playing in the season ending tournament for the second time in his career.

Michael Venus and his partner will play in the opening match at the ATP finals.

Djokovic back at No 1

Novak Djokovic has reclaimed the No 1 spot after beginning the season outside the top 20.

Djokovic will be first man to finish a season at top spot after being outside the top 20 that season.

Federer: Serena 'went too far'

Serena Williams comforts Naomi Osaka after the US Open women's final won by the Japanese player.

Swiss tennis great weighs in on the controversy surrounding the recent US Open women's final.

Monfils to return to ASB Classic video

Gael Monfils made it to the semifinals in Auckland in 2013.

Gael Monfils is heading back to New Zealand for the first time since 2013.

Injured Nadal to lose top spot video

Rafael Nadal was taking his latest injury blow in his stride as he came to terms with losing his world No 1 ranking.

Tennis star suffers a new injury in his first tournament since going off injured at the US Open.

Wozniacki has arthritis video

Caroline Wozniacki has revealed she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis ahead of the 2018 US Open.

Tennis star to play on despite waking up one morning unable to lift her arms above her head.

End of marathon games at Wimbledon

John Isner and Nicolas Mahut after their record-breaking men's singles match.

Remember that epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon? It will never be matched or surpassed.

Serena's coach wants in-match coaching

Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou says in-match coaching should be allowed.

Patrick Mouratoglou admitted using banned hand signals to help Serena Williams during in the US Open final.

Berdych to play ASB Classic video

Tomas Berdych will be making his first trip to New Zealand in January.

Former world No 4 Tomas Berdych has been confirmed for January's tournament.

Goerges, Agut to defend ASB titles

Germany's Julia Goerges will return to Auckland next year to defend her ASB Classic title.

Defending champions will return to Auckland tournament next year.

Halep on top of the world

Simona Halep will finish the year as the world No 1 in women's tennis.

Romanian tennis star finishes as women's tennis world No 1 for a second consecutive year.

Federer shocked by Coric

Defending champion Roger Federer was upset in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.

Defending champ taken down in straight sets by 21-year-old in semis of Shanghai Masters.

Will Venus make birth?

Kiwi doubles exponent Michael Venus and his regular partner Raven Klaasen of South Africa at the Rakuten Japan Open ...

Kiwi tennis gets a chance to see birth of his first child after losing doubles match.

Fist pump scares ball boy

Alexander Zverev loves a fist pump - but he gave one onlooker a fright in a recent match.

Alexander Zverev celebrated with a fist pump, but gave a ball boy a fright.

Azarenka in for ASB Classic video

Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka will play in the ASB Classic next year.

Belarusian the third Grand Slam champion on board, joining Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams.

Umpire labels Kyrgios' effort 'borderline'

Nick Kyrgios clashed with the umpire during his loss to Bradley Klahn in Shanghai.

Aussie tennis star has heated argument with chair umpire after rebuke over lack of effort.

Tennis umpires banned for life

Three tennis umpires have been banned for life after admitting to match-fixing.

Three chair umpires knocked off their perch after admitting to tennis match-fixing and gambling.

Kiwi falls just short of upset

Marcus Daniell, left, and Wesley Koolhof went so close but eventually lost to top seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in ...

Marcus Daniell and Wesley Koolhof came agonisingly close to beating top seeds at China Open.

Wozniacki confirms Auckland return

She's back: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has confirmed her return to Auckland in January.

Australian Open champion announces she'll return to Auckland's ASB Classic for a sixth time.

Williams sings topless video

Serena Williams has gone topless to sing the Divinyls 1990 hit I Touch Myself to remind women to self-check regularly ...

Serena Williams sings topless to raise awareness for breast cancer project.

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