Tennis

PARIS: The Winners of the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards have been unveiled at a digital awards ceremony from Seville, Spain. Among the highlights were a fourth Laureus Award for Rafael Nadal and second Laureus Award for Naomi Osaka and the Bayern Munich football team. Lewis Hamilton was recognised for his social activism, and Liverpool FC’s Mo Salah received the Laureus Sporting Inspiration Award.

Earlier Thursday, Nadal reached the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open.

May 05, 2021 15:05
PARIS: The French Open organisers have announced that the three main showcourts at Roland Garros will have up to 1,000 spectators in attendance during the first 10 days of the 2021 tournament, with the number to be increased from the quarter-finals onward.
Apr 29, 2021 20:04
LONDON: The bodies in England overseeing cricket, rugby and tennis announced Wednesday they would be joining their counterparts in football’s weekend boycott of social media in a show of solidarity against racism and discrimination.
Apr 28, 2021 21:04
LONDON: The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has outlined plans to "kick off the British summer of sport in style with the return of the Wimbledon Championships in 2021".
Apr 28, 2021 20:04
LONDON: The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which stages The Championships, Wimbledon, has appointed Gus Henderson as commercial director, effective 1 August.
Apr 23, 2021 11:04
CHICAGO: Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is advancing sustainability in performance sporting goods – starting with its tennis products. On Thursday, Wilson marked Earth Day with the launch of its most sustainable rackets yet, W | ∞ presents The Naked Series.
Apr 20, 2021 16:04
AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands: Amstel ULTRA, the premium low-carb, low-calorie light beer, has recruited tennis legend Rafael Nadal as a global ambassador for its growing lifestyle product offerings, including Amstel ULTRA and Amstel 0.0.
Apr 16, 2021 16:04
LAUSANNE: The ITF has announced the results of a first-of-its-kind global research project examining sports gender equality across the media and social media, commissioned as part of its ITF’s Advantage All gender equality strategy, which is supported by the Foundation for Global Sports Development.
Apr 16, 2021 16:04
LAUSANNE: The ITF board of directors has approved the revised date of the world rankings used as part of the Qualification System (QS) to determine direct entries for the Tokyo Olympic Tennis Event at the Ariake Tennis Park on Saturday 24 July – Sunday 1 August.
Apr 15, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: Eurosport and Eurosport HD India, the sports channels from the house of Discovery, are all set to delight the Indian tennis fans with action from Billie Jean Cup Playoffs 2021 as India go head to head against home team Latvia. 
Apr 12, 2021 20:04
MADRID: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday approved the move to a three-city format from 2021 Davis Cup and as a result, Innsbruck and Turin were confirmed as co-hosts for the finals following successful bids. Each city will host two of the six groups and one quarter-final. Madrid Arena in the Casa de Campo will also host semi-finals and final.