Tennis

Fendrich on Tennis: Sharapova's French 'ban…

Maria Sharapova was not invited to play in the French Open, even though her drug suspension is over

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open…

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open

Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage

Djokovic and Nadal set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semi

Zverev signals arrival, beats Djokovic to win…

Alexander Zverev signals his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win the Italian Open

Murray looks to French Open to rediscover his form

After months of disappointment and a lack of motivation, Andy Murray is counting on the French Open to turn his season around

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Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach…

Rafael Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again

Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at…

Novak Djokovic has announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday

Siegemund injured at Nuremberg Cup, Bertens advances

Home favorite Laura Siegemund was forced to withdraw during her second-round match at the Nuremberg Cup, while top seeds Kiki Bertens and Yulia Putintseva both progressed

After loss in Rome, Murray looks to regroup for Paris

Defending champion Andy Murray is eliminated by local favorite Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 before a raucous crowd in his opening match at the Italian Open

Djokovic back in Rome final, vs. rapidly rising…

Novak Djokovic won twice on Saturday to play for another Italian Open title, his first final since January

Ramos-Vinolas loses early again, this time at Geneva Open

Third-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas lost in the second round of the Geneva Open, falling to Andrey Kuznetsov 7-5, 6-1

Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open…

Maria Sharapova's popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban

Nadal's winning streak on clay ends, Venus loses…

Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 as he loses in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday

Del Potro could miss French Open because of injuries

Juan Martin Del Potro could pull out of the French Open after the Argentine said he is struggling with shoulder and back problems

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Nadal beats Sock to reach Italian Open…

Rafael Nadal's preparations for the French Open continued apace as he swept past Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to ease into the quarterfinals of the Italian Open and extend his winning streak to 17 matches

Nastase says he is cooperating with ITF probe…

Ilie Nastase says he is fully cooperating with an International Tennis Federation investigation into his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior last month

Tennis Hall of Fame adds fan vote, makes other changes

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is adding a fan vote to its election process in 2019, and will make other changes to its induction policies, including allowing players who meet certain standards to automatically be on the ballot

Top-ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open

Andy Murray's struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Open

Federer to skip French Open, focus on grass, hard…

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open and instead prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season

Halep has torn ankle ligament, could miss French Open

Simona Halep could miss the French Open because of a torn ankle ligament

Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 7-6 (8), 6-4 in the Madrid Open final to win his third consecutive title and continue his good form heading into the French Open

Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 from Serena…

Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1, replacing Serena Williams atop the WTA rankings

Virginia wins 3rd straight tennis title; Stanford denied

Virginia captured its third straight NCAA men's tennis championship, while Stanford's bid for back-to-back women's titles was denied by Florida

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Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open

Suarez-Navarro to meet Stosur in Strasbourg quarterfinals

Fourth-seeded Carla Suarez-Navarro beat American Christina McHale in straight sets on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International

Win in Rome lets Sharapova try to qualify for Wimbledon

Three tournaments into her return from a 15-month doping ban, Maria Sharapova has already gained enough rankings points to enter qualifying for Wimbledon