Grand Slam (Tennis)

Tennis World Reacts To Match-Fixing Exposé

Matt Chase for BuzzFeed News<p>What We Know So Far<p>BuzzFeed News and the BBC exposed secret files containing evidence of widespread match-fixing by …

Tennis

Djokovic’s Djourney

<i>Wimbledon, England</i><br>Two weeks ago, the men’s tournament at Wimbledon started like everyone expected. Roger Federer kept winning without losing a set. …

Tennis

British Open 2018: Russell Knox feels the heat playing next to Tiger

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland—Russell Knox punched his ticket to the Open Championship by finishing second at the French Open a few weeks ago, an event that’s part of the claret jug's qualifying series. His reward? A tee time with Tiger Woods and Hideki Matsuyama. Way to treat one of your own, Scotland. …

Golf

Karolina Pliskova marries fiancé Michal Hrdlicka - Women's Tennis Blog

About a year after becoming engaged, <b>Karolina Pliskova</b> married her long-time partner <b>Michal Hrdlicka</b> and announced the news by posting this wedding …

Tennis

Here's who won big at Wednesday night's ESPY Awards

The 2018 ESPY Award show on Wednesday night in Los Angeles was filled with laughter and tears.<p>More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former …

Sports

Roger Federer lost his iconic 'RF' logo when he terminated his contract with Nike — but he wants it back

Roger Federer left Nike for a lesser-known brand in a deal reportedly worth $22 million a year, but the decision has seemingly come at a cost.<p>This is because the tennis star's "RF" branding, personalised for Federer himself, is apparently still attached to Nike — but Federer wants it back.<p>"The 'RF' …

Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic Is Novak Djokovic Again

A fatless and notably tall-headed man going by the name “Novak Djokovic” spent a lot of his time on tennis courts over the last 18-odd months, and …

Tennis

She's made history at Wimbledon, now South Africa wheelchair tennis star has her eyes on the top spot

<b>Lagos, CNN (CNN) —</b> Kgothatso Montjane has achieved many of her childhood dreams.<p>The South African wheelchair tennis star has played in over 30 major tournaments. She successfully defended her Swiss Open title in July and has now made history as the first black woman from South Africa to compete at …

South Africa

Aww — Serena Williams Has Spent EVERY Single Day With Daughter Alexis Since Her Birth!

<b>Serena Wiliams</b> is living the life every working moms dream of!<p>On Wednesday night, the 36-year-old tennis champ revealed that she has spent <i>every</i> …

Tennis

Berdych to miss US Open

Czech tennis ace Tomas Berdych has been forced to skip next month’s US Open and the warm up events that precede it due to persistent back …

Tennis

Kevin Anderson on mental strength, net play, and the US Open

South Africa's Kevin Anderson has credited mental conditioning for his ability to focus for nearly seven hours during his epic Wimbledon semifinal …

Tennis

Danny Willett has promising start to the Open, recording first sub-par round since Masters win in 2016

Hope has been in short supply for Danny Willett since he won the Masters in 2016. In the wake of his greatest triumph, the spiky Yorkshireman with the famously outspoken brother tried to fulfil the schedule expected of a Major winner only to crumple as a debilitating back injury became so acute …

Golf

Australian Prisoners Talk About Their Secret Porn Collections

"Mia Khalifa is a jail favourite. Everyone wants Mia Khalifa videos."<p>The most sought-after but prohibited item in Australian prisons is a USB loaded with HD porn. Once the screws have finished the rounds and locked down the prisoners for the night, inmates burn their time watching Mia Khalifa on …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Make Way for the other Tennis God: Djokovic Rises at Wimbledon - Tennis Now

By Chris Oddo | Thursday July 19, 2018<p>Novak Djokovic returned to the Grand Slam winner's circle at Wimbledon, and his victory could be the beginning …

Tennis

Roger Federer: Should we be concerned?

<i>(Photo credit: Boss Tweed)</i><p>2018 got off to the perfect start for Roger Federer. The Swiss star began it by drawing level with Roy Emerson and Novak …

Tennis

Thais can prosper from rivals' Asian Games absence, says LTAT boss - The Nation

The Thai tennis boss said that with the Asiad tennis competition taking place between 19-29 August and the year’s last tennis major starting on …

Tennis

Duke to Have All-Access Show, Canada Games on ESPN+

Duke to Have All-Access Show, Canada Games on ESPN+

Duke University

Grand Slam title winners shake up WTA rankings race like never before

Heading into the semifinals of Wimbledon this year, the four WTA players left in the draw had 12 titles between them—since the start of 2016.<p>Serena …

Tennis

'Hunting' Tigers still wary of the threat from St Kilda

St Kilda have made two changes, bringing in Josh Battle and Seb Ross for injured duo Jimmy Webster and Jack Lonie.<p>Loading<p>The Saints' big win over the …

St Kilda

St. Margaret’s hires French Open champion to coach boys, girls tennis

St. Margaret’s has hired former French Open mixed doubles champion <b>Scott Lipsky</b> as its boys and girls tennis coach, the school announced this week.<p>A …

Tennis

Justin Timberlake Is ‘100 Percent Dad’ While Not Performing on Tour

For <b>Justin Timberlake</b>, being a good husband to <b>Jessica Biel</b> and dad to Silas, 3, comes first and foremost. “Gone is the partying and hanging out until …

Justin Timberlake

Sloane Stephens wins ESPY 2018 Best Female Tennis Player Award - Women's Tennis Blog

Wearing a sexy red suit and stilettos, <b>Sloane Stephens</b> showed up at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18th, in Los Angeles to pick up her <b>2018 ESPY</b> …

Tennis

4K Vision: Inside The BBC's Journey To Making TV In Ultra-HD

Over the summer, you might have spotted that the BBC has been quietly dipping its toe into Ultra-HD (UHD) waters. Following the successful iPlayer …

4K Ultra HD

Love match: Why Wimbledon will remain popular with sponsors even in a soft UK marketplace

While many rights-holders continue to hunt high and low for new commercial partners in this soft UK marketplace, Wimbledon is celebrating its …

Sport (UK)

Kelly Clarkson Selected as Headline Performer for 2018 U.S. Open

Kelly Clarkson will help kick off one of the world's biggest sporting events.Continue reading…

Music

Tracy Austin and a Wimbledon Recap

Two-time champion Tracy Austin is the latest legend to help us celebrate 50 years of the US Open. With her first trophy in 1979 she became the …

U.S. Open (Tennis)

Tigers lose Houli, but regain defender Broad

Collingwood received a boost for tomorrow’s crunch match against North Melbourne at the MCG, with big man Mason Cox recalled after missing last …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Watch: World's Greatest Trick Shot Artists Face Off

Major matches aren't the only crowd-pleasers at Wimbledon.<p>Watch what happened when the world's greatest trick shot artists—tennis trick wizard <b>Stefan</b> …

Tennis

Baseline: King inspires in Hall of Fame Tennis Worthy series

Living legend and WTA pioneer Billie Jean King was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, but she continues to be honored by …

Tennis

The Tennis Racket

<b>Secret files exposing</b> evidence of widespread match-fixing by players at the upper level of world tennis can today be revealed by BuzzFeed News and …

Corruption