Tennis

Juan Carlos Ferrero warns Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal to expect ‘tough’ 2018

Juan Carlos Ferrero is expecting 2018 to be ‘tough’ for the ‘Big Four’, with a string of players returning to full fitness and the rise of the Next …

Sport (UK)

GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2017 Showdown: Vote for This Year's Best Suited Man

Can Roger Federer hold on to his 2016 title? Or will last year's fan favorite Edgar Ramirez knock him out in the first round? And can King James wear a suit better than Chris Paul? It's all up to you to decide.<p>The race to determine which man out-dressed the rest in 2017 starts right now. The title …

U.S. Open (Tennis)

Serena Williams Drops Australian Open Hints On Instagram As Baby Daughter Works Out With Daddy Alexis Ohanian

It’s on every tennis fan’s mind whether Serena Williams will participate in this coming year’s Australian Open. The 36-year-old player won last …

Entertainment

Australian Open: Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka handed wildcard amidst custody battle

<b>Melbourne:</b> Two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son, was Wednesday handed a …

Victoria Azarenka

Baseline: Serena Williams shows off new gold kicks

Be excited. Be very excited....<p>A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Dec 11, 2017 at 6:03am PST<p>Serena Williams has rocked a lot of …

Serena Williams

'I'll never be a UK exile': Aussie-born Jo Konta takes tax swipe at SPOTY rivals Lewis Hamilton and Chris Froome

Jo Konta has joined Andy Murray in vowing she will never quit the UK to become a tax exile.<p>The Wimbledon semi-finalist is on the 12-strong shortlist …

Chris Froome

The new tennis season is less than three weeks away

For anyone already excited about the 2018 tennis season, we’re actually almost there. The first six tournaments of the new year—three men’s and three …

ATP World Tour

U.S. Open sweetheart returns to New York on redemption course

Sloane Stephens had no choice but to rest last winter as she recovered from January foot surgery. Little did she know then how much she would welcome …

Sports

Fissette partnership 'ran its course' - Konta

British number one Johanna Konta tells BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller that she split with coach Wim Fissette because their relationship had "ran its natural course".<p>Konta confirmed Michael Joyce will be her new coach earlier this month.<p><b>WATCH MORE</b>: Advent calendar: Fans vie for Sock souvenir

Johanna Konta

2017 top players: men’s 11-15

<b>TennisReporters.net</b> will review 2017’s top 30 women and men, our annual feature.<p><b>No. 11: Juan Martin Del Potro</b><br>The Argentine actually thinks that he …

Sam Querrey

Dimitrov Dive Volley Named Masters 1000 Golden Hot Shot

Grigor Dimitrov produced a number of moments worthy of the highlight reel during a season filled with career milestones, including a year-end No. 3 …

ATP World Tour

The Final Vote: 2017 WTA Shot of the Year

We combed through every trick shot and tweener to pick all of the best shots during all of 2017.<p>After <b>narrowing it down</b> <b>to two groups</b> and putting it to …

WTA Tour

That Maradona statue is not the only questionable statue in sport - BBC Three

Ciaran Varley12 December 2017<p>Diego Maradona has been honoured with a new statue, unveiled in the Indian city of Kolkata, depicting a young Diego (complete with a rather healthy mop of hair) lifting the 1986 World Cup trophy, which he led Argentina to win.<p>Not everyone is convinced of the …

Soccer

The Five Biggest Upsets At Grand Slams in 2017 | ATP World Tour | Tennis

<i>Continuing our Season In Review series, ATPWorldTour.com revisits the five biggest Grand Slam upsets of 2017.</i><p><b>(5) Andrey Rublev d. Grigor Dimitrov</b> …

ATP World Tour

What Australians Googled in 2017: Australian Open, Harvey Weinstein, Sophie Monk and Amber Sherlock

Sport dominated Australian Googlers minds this year, with the Australian Open, Melbourne Cup and Wimbledon the top three searched topics overall, …

Dustin Martin

Baseline: Auger-Aliassime shares more about his life with ATP

Felix Auger-Aliassime attended the ATP university in London during the ATP Finals and enjoyed a day out followed by the ATP Tour.<p>The Canadian …

Denis Shapovalov

Veterans, but young at heart and hungry for more

Both are in their 30s, but still going strong. The veteran Danish pair of Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, currently ranked World No. 2, is …

No. 9 of '17: With tight Wimbledon win over Kerber, Muguruza takes off

<i>With 2017 nearing its close, it's time to decide what was the year's best match. Steve Tignor will relive his top 10 contests over the next two</i> …

Baseline: Thiem plays football during the offseason

Dominic Thiem is putting a special twist on his offseason training for 2018. To break up the routine of tennis courts and gyms, the 23-year-old …

Dominic Thiem

Baseline: Querrey strikes balance with time off and training

Sam Querrey is excited and feeling fresh ahead of the 2018 season. It might just be because the world No. 13's offseason highlights have been as …

Sam Querrey

When is BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017? SPOTY date, time, tickets and past winners

With the year coming to a close, it’s time to turn our attention to one of sport’s most prestigious awards.<p>The BBC Personality of the Year will pay …

Mo Farah

Baseline: Kvitova gets turned into clever memes

Petra Kvitova is the latest star of <i>Outside the Ball</i>'s favorite meme game. The Czech ran through some of the best ones:<p>On today's #TennisTuesday menu …

Memes

Roger Federer cops hilarious Rafael Nadal sledge from own kids

Roger Federer has revealed a brilliant Rafael Nadal sledge he received from none other than his own children.<p>The tennis legend was honoured for his …

Rafael Nadal

No. 10 of '17: Shapovalov signals tennis' future with upset of Nadal

<i>When 2017 began, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic sat atop the ATP rankings, while Angelique Kerber, fresh off a career year, led the WTA. None of</i> …

Denis Shapovalov

Roger Federer picks his favourite year in tennis while praising the 'rock in his corner'

Federer won seven titles in 2017 including a record eighth Wimbledon title.<p>Roger Federer has labelled 2017 his favourite year in his 19-year career …

Sport (UK)

Roger Federer: What does he need to do to stay at the top?

Time is the most implacable of opponents. Eventually, much as they may rage against the dying of the light, it claims all sportsmen and women. But …

Roger Federer

Australian Open wildcard playoff: Destanee Aiava beats Masa Jovanic to claim quarters berth

DESTANEE Aiava has survived an Australian Open wildcard playoff scare, staving off fellow Victorian Masa Jovanic to reach the quarter-finals.<p>Denied a …

Sport (Australia)

Roger Federer named Swiss Sportsman of the Year

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Roger Federer of Switzerland waves goodbye to the crowd after his three set defeat by David Goffin of Belgium in their …

Sports

Baseline: Jankovic's Grand Slam streak to end at 56

The 32-year-old announced her withdrawal from the Australian Open. (AP)<p>Former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic’s streak of 56 straight Grand Slam main …

Australian Open (Tennis)

This Bradenton teen adds Orange Bowl title to French Open success

If this was the last junior tennis match Whitney Osuigwe ever plays, consider it microcosm of the 15-year-old’s breakout junior career.<p>Osuigwe of …

Sports