Teenage upstarts Cici Bellis, ranked at 1,208, and Borna Coric, the men's number 204, made stunning Grand Slam debuts on Tuesday, rocking the sleepy US Open out of its early slumbers.
Linda Pearce Three years after the maiden grand slam title that it was thought would be the first of several, Petra Kvitova has claimed her second Wimbledon crown.
Former British women's number one Elena Baltacha has died at the age of 30 from liver cancer, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced on Sunday.
Linda Pearce Tearful world No.103 Kristina Mladenovic beats Li Na 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in just over two hours.
Linda Pearce A shock loss to Virginie Razzano in 2012 was the catalyst for Serena Williams' rebirth.
Linda Pearce Serena Williams says she will be happy even if she never wins another tennis match and yet win is all she seems to do.
Serena Williams has secured the year-end world No. 1 ranking for the third time in her career.
Linda Pearce This was a women's match-of-the-year candidate, just when one was needed. A marvellous three-set, three-hour exhibition at the WTA Championships, in which top seed Victoria Azarenka saved two match...
Linda Pearce This is not another story about Samantha Stosur's miserable start to summer, or her performance anxiety at home, or her failure to reach a quarter-final at Melbourne Park.
Linda Pearce Australia's US Open winner is yet to bring her best game to Melbourne.
Christopher Clarey Despites being a spectator, Pam Shriver looked flushed as she left Show Court 3.
Linda Pearce WHEN people ask Martina Navratilova (major singles titles: 18) how she would fare in a fantasy singles match against Serena Williams (major singles titles: 15, and mounting), she has a stock response.
In 1973, the six-time Wimbledon singles champion Billie-Jean King defeated the men's player Bobby Riggs in a legendary match that is the subject of a cinema documentary, The Battle of the Sexes.
Australia's Samantha Stosur booked her semi-final spot at the WTA Charleston clay court event with a pair of three-set wins Friday, ruining the prospect of an all-Williams clash.
Linda Pearce, London Lindsay Davenport says women's champion will be Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams or Petra Kvitova.
Linda Pearce, London For all her defiance, bordering on rudeness, Venus Williams, 32, is struggling.
James Blake's bid for a third Hopman Cup title will have to wait after the United States slumped out of contention with a 2-1 loss to Germany on Wednesday.
Justin Chadwick James Blake's quest for a record third Hopman Cup title has been dashed after the United States slumped to a 2-1 loss to Germany on Wednesday.
Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt's make-or-break season gets underway in Perth on Saturday as the world's tennis stars chase grand slam glory and $35 million in riches.
Former world No 1 Lindsay Davenport has pulled out of the Australian Open after discovering she is pregnant with her second child.