UK Tennis

Kyle Edmund on why he gets more nervous watching Liverpool than he does playing tennis

Kyle Edmund his revealed his life-long love for Liverpool, admitting he finds it easier to control his nerves on court when compared to watching …


Open Era 1968-1979: The birth of the professional game on Britain’s south coast

Tennis today is a multi-billion pound industry with some of the biggest events in sport, but the professional game as we know it has its roots in …


Kyle Edmund's life as a Liverpool fan

British number one tennis player Kyle Edmund tells BBC Sport about growing up as a Liverpool fan ahead of their Champions League semi-final first leg against Roma.<p><b>READ MORE</b>: British number one Edmund to play Fever-Tree Championships


Andy Murray says this comeback has been most challenging of his career

Andy Murray has begun planning his hard-court schedule, choosing the ATP event at Washington, DC to start his campaign.<p>Murray has played the …


British Tennis Round-up: A gutsy Fed Cup performance, WTA final and Futures title

<b>Japan</b><p>Great Britain’s Fed Cup team travelled to Japan’s Miki City to take on the host nation in the World Group II play-offs, but despite a battling …


Women’s Coach Conference: Gabby Logan and Judy Murray among names in Birmingham

200 female tennis coaches gathered in Birmingham for a Women’s Coach Conference, which celebrated women as role models within sport and featured an …

Sport (UK)

Lawn Tennis Association wants to double number of British female coaches

The Lawn Tennis Association says it wants to double the number of female tennis coaches in Britain to 1,600 in the next five years.


Open Era: Lawn Tennis Association celebrates 50 years of Open Era tennis

Stars of world tennis have come together to mark 50 years since the first professional tournament of the Open Era was held on British soil.<p>British …


Fed Cup: GB beaten by Japan as Johanna Konta & Heather Watson lose doubles

Great Britain's wait to play in the Fed Cup World Group will continue after they were beaten 3-2 by Japan in their promotion play-off.


Andy Murray may make comeback in Scotland at Glasgow ATP Challenger event

A final decision on whether Andy Murray will make his comeback from injury in his native Scotland is expected by Wednesday.

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Wang Yafan and Zheng Saisai to battle for Zhengzhou Open title

Compatriots Wang Yafan and Zheng Saisai will square off for the Zhengzhou Open title Sunday after two very different semifinal victories.<p>No.4 seed …


Fed Cup: Great Britain and Japan all square after opening day of action

Great Britain still have every chance of making a return to the Fed Cup's World Group level after Johanna Konta's victory over Kurumi Nara in …


Fed Cup: Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong wants parity with Davis Cup

<b>Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong says the Fed Cup must not be "ignored" while so much "time and energy" is being devoted to Davis Cup reform.</b><p>GB will be promoted to the World Group for the first time since 1993 if they beat Japan in a play-off this weekend.<p>In February, the International Tennis …

Sport (Australia)

Murray: Win offers 'good opportunity'

Andy Murray says that he has given himself "a good opportunity" after beating Nick Kyrgios to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.<p>The 2013 Wimbledon champion defeated 19-year-old Australian Kyrgios 6-3 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 to set up a clash with Tomas Berdych on Thursday.<p>Sixth seed Murray is …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Nature Valley Open: Davis Cup star Cameron Norrie confirmed for Nottingham

British No.3 Cameron Norrie will play at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham this summer. The ATP Challenger tournament, which runs alongside a WTA …


Nature Valley Classic: Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova signs up

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova is set to return to Birmingham in June at the Nature Valley Classic.<p>Sharapova will join the likes of …


Dominic Thiem awaits Novak Djokovic as British No. 1 Kyle Edmund crashes out in Monte-Carlo

Dominic Thiem will await Novak Djokovic in the last-16 of the Monte-Carlo Masters, should he beat Borna Coric on Wednesday, but British hopeful Kyle …


Monte Carlo Masters: Kyle Edmund beaten by Andreas Seppi in first round

<b>British number one Kyle Edmund was beaten by Italian qualifier Andreas Seppi in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco.</b><p>Edmund, who reached his maiden ATP Tour final on Sunday, was beaten 6-3 5-7 6-2 by the world number 62.<p>The Briton struggled on a slow surface, converting just two of …


British Tennis Round-up: Edmund makes maiden ATP World Tour final in Morocco

<b>Morocco</b><p><b>Kyle Edmund</b> kickstarted his 2018 clay court campaign by reaching his first ATP World Tour final. The Australian Open semi-finalist was on …


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Chinese Grand Prix

British Tennis Awards: Regional winners announced

50 volunteers, coaches, officials and venues have been recognised as regional British Tennis Awards winners, for the invaluable role they play in …

Sport (UK)

Naomi Broady exits Zhengzhou Open first round beaten by 17-year-old

British No. 3 Naomi Broady crashed out of the Zhengzhou Open in the first round, losing in straight sets to 17-year-old Xiyu Wang, of China.<p>Broady, …


World No. 355 Andujar upsets Edmund to claim Marrakech title


Urban areas have more 'nuisance' birds than songbirds

london, April 16 (IANS) If you are living in a crowded urban area, there are more chances for you to see birds that cause nuisance than those that …


Jared Donaldson: World number 51 confronts umpire on court after wrong decision

<b>World number 51 Jared Donaldson confronted an umpire after disagreeing with a call made in his first-round defeat at the Monte Carlo Masters.</b><p>While 6-3 3-2 down to Albert Ramos-Vinolas, the 21-year-old American became outraged when a serve by the Spaniard was called in by umpire Arnaut Gabas when he …


Kyle Edmund feeling optimistic despite missing out on first ATP title

Kyle Edmund chose to focus on a positive week as his wait for a first ATP Tour title goes on.<p>The British number one appeared primed to lift …


Kyle Edmund’s first ATP final ends in disappointment as Pablo Andujar wins Marrakech title

Kyle Edmund suffered a disappointing defeat in the first ATP Tour final of his career as the experienced Pablo Andujar eased to a straight sets …


Kyle Edmund beats Malek Jaziri & Richard Gasquet to reach Marrakesh final

British number one Kyle Edmund won two matches in a day to reach his first ATP Tour final at the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakesh.


Kyle Edmund: British number one beaten by Pablo Andujar in Marrakesh final

<b>British number one Kyle Edmund lost his maiden ATP Tour final as he was beaten by Spain's Pablo Andujar at the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakesh.</b><p>Andujar, 32, a two-time former champion who has fallen to 355th in the world after a series of elbow operations, won 6-2 6-2 in 83 minutes.<p>Edmund, 23, won …


Naomi Osaka: Rising star signs up to three British grass-court events

Naomi Osaka, currently one of the hottest properties in tennis, has signed up to play three of the LTA’s marquee grass-court tournaments as part of …