April 21, 2024

Latest news on TENNIS

Nadal clinches record breaking 21st grand slam title with Australian Open success

The Spaniard surpassed the previous men's record of 20 he held jointly with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, the latter of whom was denied entry into the country after having his visa revoked.

Okutoyi sets her sights on more success

There was further joy and much-deserved acknowledgment when Okutoyi dispatched another qualifier, this time Zara Larke of Australia, in round two and equalled the previous best result of a Kenyan junior at a Grand Slam.

Trail blazing Okutoyi bows out of Aussie Open

The 18 year old lost to Lola Radivojevic in sets of 6-2 and 6-3 on Wednesday morning.

Okutoyi advances to second round at Australian Open juniors

Kenya’s top ranked junior booked her spot at the tournament after winning the Africa Junior Tennis Championship (18 and Under) in November 2021.

Tennis Kenya Secretary General reappointed to key ITF Committee

The Committee’s campaign which is based around five key themes is aimed at improving gender equality in all areas of the game to ensure tennis is a leading light for sport both on and off the field.

Covid 19 vaccine opposer Djokovic denied entry into Australia

Reuters reports he was later taken from the airport to a hotel in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton which is used for immigration detention. The facility has been the site of Covid-19 outbreaks and a recent fire, according to local media.

WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng concerns

Peng's whereabouts became a matter of international concern following a nearly three-week public absence after she posted a message on social media in early November, alleging that China's former Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli had sexually assaulted her.

Medvedev halts Djokovic's bid for year Grand Slam

Speaking after the game, Medvedev paid tribute to Djokovic, saying, " "What you accomplished this year and throughout your career, I have never said this to anybody, but, for me, you are the greatest tennis player in history.

Raducanu wins US Open women's title

The 18-year-old ended her scarcely believable run in New York with a 6-4 ,6-3 win over her 19-year-old Canadian opponent in a high-quality final.

Osaka crashes out of Olympic tennis tournament

After Osaka lost her serve again to end the match by hitting a cross-court backhand wide, she shook hands with Vondrousova at the net, walked to her chair, zipped her racket up in her bag and followed Vondrousova off the court.