Djokovic ready for tennis, not politics

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has dismissed any suggestion of friction with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as tennis politics spilled over to the Miami Open. Tension between the three biggest names in men's tennis appeared on the rise after Djokovic, president of the ATP Player Council, rebuffed a request by Federer to meet during the BNP Paribas Open in Indian […]

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Coaching lawsuit hangs over Osaka in Miami homecoming

Women's world No.1 Naomi Osaka arrived at the Miami Open this week to face questions about a multimillion-dollar lawsuit for allegedly failing to honour a contract with a former coach. Lawsuit: a former coach is suing world No.1 Naomi Osaka.Credit:AP According to the lawsuit filed in Florida's state court on February 7, Christophe Jean says he began coaching Osaka and […]

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Injury forces Serena Williams to retire against Garbine Muguruza

Serena Williams’ most recent campaign ended in retirement. The 23-time grand-slam champion cited a “viral illness” for ending her time at the Indian Wells Open. Official reason for Serena Williams’ retirement: viral illness. #BNPPO19 Williams made a solid start to Sunday’s contest in California as she raced into a 3-0 lead, dominating from the baseline with a string of powerful forehands. However, […]

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