• Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot

    Dubai – Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay...

  • Svitolina poised for top 10 breakthrough with Dubai wins

    Dubai – Elina Svitolina queued up a possible breakthrough into a first-time top 10 ranking as she reached the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday with a 6-0, 6-4 defeat of Lauren Davis. The seventh seed, currently ranked 13th and winner of a fifth career title this month in Taipei,...

  • Dimitrov joins royal line-up at Queens

    Cape Town – Grigor Dimitrov is the latest superstar to confirm his appearance at the 2017 Aegon...

  • Oz to host Davis Cup quarters v US in Brisbane

    Brisbane – Australia will host its Davis Cup quarter-final against the United States at Pat Rafter Arena in Brisbane from April 7-9. It will be the 47th meeting between the two most successful nations in Davis Cup history. Australia beat the Czech Republic 4-1 at Kooyong last month to advance to the...

  • Top seed Raonic advances at Delray Beach

    Miami – Canadian top seed Milos Raonic advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP Delray Beach Open on Wednesday by defeating Croatia’s Borna Coric 6-3, 7-6 (7/2). On a night when rain delayed the start of play for more than eight hours, world number four Raonic fired 12 aces on his way...

  • Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    Dubai -Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships...

  • More struggles for SA tennis No 1

    Cape Town – Kevin Anderson’s struggles continued when he lost his first round match to Argentina’s Juan...

  • Raonic cruises in Delray Beach

    Miami – Canadian top seed Milos Raonic blasted 10 aces in downing US qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the ATP Delray Beach Open. But Australian sixth seed Bernard Tomic became the first seed ousted at the hard-court event, with Belgian qualifier Steve Darcis rallying...

  • Nishikori loses temper on way to Rio defeat

    Rio de Janeiro – Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first...

  • Kerber survives as leading seeds stumble in Dubai

    Dubai – Former world number one Angelique Kerber survived as three of the top five seeds were bundled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The top seed and winner of two Grand Slams in 2016 dispatched fellow German Mona Bartel 6-4, 6-3 in a second-round match. World number two Kerber...