- 2021-09-26 23:52:32Z
Roger Federer has called for more to be done "to help, coach and mentor" Emma Raducanu and other young tennis players so they are better able to cope with criticism and abuse.
Unseeded Anett Kontaveit cruised past fourth-seeded Maria Sakkari to win the Ostrava Open for her third WTA title.
Team Europe clinched its fourth consecutive Laver Cup victory by going up 14-1 against Team World.
Top-seeded Hubert Hurkacz clinched his third title of the year and fourth win in four finals as he beat Pablo Carreno Busta in the Moselle Open final.
Kwon Soon-woo became the first South Korean tennis player for 18 years to win a men's tour title as he beat James Duckworth in the final of the Astana Open/
Europe completed a fourth consecutive victory in the Laver Cup team tennis tournament on Sunday, with doubles duo Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev downing Reilly Opelka and Denis Shapovalov to seal a 14-1 rout.
The 24-year-old Pole did not drop a set in winning the indoor tournament in Metz for the first time. The Wimbledon semifinalist - and the last player to have faced 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals before the tennis great's knee surgery - had nine aces but dropped serve twice against his second-seeded opponent. Hurkacz had to rally from a break down in the first set before starting to dictate more from the baseline against the big-hitting Spaniard, breaking his serve four times.
Maria Sakkari upset top-seeded Iga Swiatek to set up a surprise final against Anett Kontaveit at the Ostrava Open.
There will be a first-time title winner at the Astana Open after two players who had never reached a tour final won their semifinal matches.
Emma Raducanu would be willing to spend Christmas holed up in hotel quarantine to ensure she can play at the Australian Open.
After a two-year wait due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Team Europe picked up where it left off at the Laver Cup on Friday.
The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup began with Casper Ruud giving Team Europe a 1-0 lead over Team World by beating Reilly Opelka.
Top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland advanced to the semifinals of the Ostrava Open after beating seventh-seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan.
Defending champion John Millman was upset by fellow Australian James Duckworth in the quarterfinals of the Astana Open, as Alexander Bublik also reached the semifinals.
The Laver Cup, Roger Federer's latest contribution to tennis, is enjoying much of the same sponsorship success as the man who founded it. Named after the Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, the only tennis player to win the calendar-year Grand Slam twice, the tournament was created by Federer and his agent Tony Godsick, the president […]
Emma Raducanu has split from her coach, less than two weeks after winning the U.S. Open as a qualifier.
Serena Williams turns 40 on Sunday with her long-time coach hailing her as the "greatest of all time" and a pioneer of tennis "intimidation".
Raducanu, 18, shot to fame this month after she became Britain's first female Grand Slam champion for 44 years.She joined forces with Kate, wife of Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince William, for a game of doubles at a special event to celebrate Britain's new tennis champions.Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid, who won the men's wheelchair doubles at the U.S. Open, and Joe Salisbury, who won the men's doubles, also met the duchess.A keen tennis player herself, Kate called the players' victories "amazing" as she showed off her forehand in a navy tennis outfit for the knock-up at Britain's National Tennis Centre in southwest London.She is the patron of the Lawn Tennis Association and often seen in...
Emma Raducanu has parted company with her coach at the US Open as she believes she now needs more experience to take on tennis's big guns.
Third-seeded Belinda Bencic cruised past Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open.
Three of the top four seeded players lost their opening matches at the Astana Open, including top-seeded Aslan Karatsev.
Wimbledon is hoping the Emma Raducanu effect will help fans swallow a £15,000 mark-up in debenture prices from next year.
Emma Raducanu will meet her new army of fans live on the BBC as part of her official homecoming party celebrating her US Open fairytale.
This decision was expected after Osaka's comments about planning to take a break after the U.S. Open.
The quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open are set.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep no longer will be coached by Darren Cahill. Halep announced the split "after six wonderful years working together"...
Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from next month's rescheduled ATP/WTA Indian Wells tournament in California, organisers confirmed Wednesday.
Former world number one Andy Murray reached his first ATP quarter-final in two years on Wednesday with a straight sets win over Canada's Vasek Pospisil at the Moselle Open.
Emma Raducanu was eight when her strength-and-conditioning coach set her a challenge. "How many press-ups do you think you can do in 60 seconds?" Raducanu answered with 48 perfectly planted reps while coach Suzanne Williams clicked her stopwatch in disbelief. "No knees, feet on the floor, the flattest back plank body … she just smashed it," says Williams, who coached Raducanu at the Parklangley club from age seven to 11.
US Open champion Emma Raducanu has postponed her return to tournament tennis for at least a week.
No. 17-ranked Cristian Garin was crushed in 50 minutes and won only one game to seal seeded Chile's upset 3-1 loss to Slovakia.
Newly-crowned US Open champion Emma Raducanu's grandmother Niculina Raducanu wanted her to quit tennis so concerned was she about her health after breathing difficulties forced her to retire from her Wimbledon Last 16 match this year.
Emma Raducanu is wanted as the face of a campaign to make every public tennis court in the country free to use for children and low-income families.
As for top soccer coach Jurgen Klopp, who manages Premier League team Liverpool, he has described her as the "talent of the century." Emma Raducanu's life has been turned upside down since winning the U.S. Open title as an 18-year-old qualifier and, nearly a week later, she's still struggling to get to grips with what has happened. Watching the final for the first time on Thursday - the day she returned to Britain after a whirlwind few days in New York - and trying to relive a few of the moments from her 6-4, 6-3 win over Canadian opponent Leylah Fernandez made it all sink in a bit more.
Emma Raducanu revealed Friday she spent her first night back in Britain watching a replay of her historic US Open final victory against Leylah Fernandez, admitting her achievement still had not fully sunk in.
Emma Raducanu says she will leave her parents to work out what to do with the £1.8m prize money she won at the US Open.
This year's surprise U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu could embody the future of tennis-and enjoy all the financial benefits that could bring. "If she plays her cards right," and manages to maintain her U.S. Open-level dominance, "Raducanu has commercial potential similar to LeBron James," said Conrad Wiacek, the head of sports analysis at GlobalData, in […]
Emma Raducanu's victory has understandably dominated tennis coverage in Britain, but it has also prompted debate around the state of women's tennis and how it compares to the men's game.
US Open champion Emma Raducanu said she is "hungry" to improve her tennis and plans to continue competing this year after her stunning success at Flushing Meadows.
Emma Raducanu's US Open triumph drew more viewers in America than the men's final, figures show, as the British sensation rounded off her New York adventure by visiting the city's famous Stock Exchange.
John McEnroe has stood by his questioning of Emma Raducanu's mental strength at Wimbledon, as he hailed her subsequent US Open triumph as "insane".
Emma Raducanu's New York miracle represents a transformational moment for tennis in Britain. Or, at least, it should do - as long as the Lawn Tennis Association manage to harness her extraordinary marketability.
Teenage sensation Emma Raducanu has enlisted another high-profile member to her ever expanding fanclub in Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
The 2021 U.S. Open women's draw routinely showcased the sport's biggest stars, as 12 matches were played between Top 20 players, the most in a major since 2012. In the end, though, it was the sport's next star, unseeded 18-year-old Emma Raducanu, who stole the spotlight from all of them. Raducanu became the first qualifier […]
The Queen of New York is set to meet the future Queen. Emma Raducanu will be personally congratulated by the Duchess of Cambridge, a keen amateur tennis player who has been closely following the teenager's astonishing success since her first appearance at Wimbledon.
A look at 18-year-old tennis phenom Emma Raducanu's historic women's championship win at the U.S. Open. She's the first British woman to win a major tournament in 44 years.
"Anything that comes my way, I'm ready to deal with it," said Emma Raducanu after her nerveless progress through the US Open. But is there anything proactive that she should be doing to work on her game?
Novak Djokovic was, understandably, deflated. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic acknowledged as much after crying during the last changeover of his 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Daniil Medvedev in the U.S. Open final. What the 34-year-old from Serbia was not ready to do after coming agonizingly short - one victory short - in his attempt to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a single season was to concede anything in the long term.
Emma Raducanu's stunning US Open triumph showed the British teenager can "rule the world" of women's tennis, according to her former coach.