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Continuous assaults, water-logged trenches, and cold: How Ukraine is holding the line in Bakhmut
Continuous assaults, water-logged trenches, and cold: How Ukraine is holding the line in Bakhmut

For more than six months, Russian troops - from elite units to released criminals from the Wagner Private Military Company - have been fighting with the...

Canada
Canada's Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov achieve childhood dream with first Davis Cup title

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov fulfilled a childhood dream on Sunday as they sealed tennis history for Canada with a first Davis Cup title by beating Australia 2-0 in Malaga.

Shapovalov gives Canada edge over Australia in Davis Cup final
Shapovalov gives Canada edge over Australia in Davis Cup final

Denis Shapovalov moved Canada closer to their first Davis Cup title with a straight sets win over Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis in Sunday's final.

Felix Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final
Felix Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final

Felix Auger-Aliassime led Canada to its second ever Davis Cup final after winning both his singles and doubles rubbers in a 2-1 fightback over Italy.

Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls:
Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls: 'Winning grand slams isn't unrealistic'

When Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls think back to the first tournament they played together six years ago - the amateur University Games - even they are struck by their rise. They went from semi-professional graduates to starring for Great Britain at the biggest women's tennis team tournament in the world - the Billie Jean King Cup. "We've literally played every single level together, which is quite a nice story really," Nicholls says.

Auger-Aliassime leads Canada into Davis Cup final against Australia
Auger-Aliassime leads Canada into Davis Cup final against Australia

Felix Auger-Aliassime pulled double duty on Saturday to lead Canada into the Davis Cup final against Australia after orchestrating a 2-1 comeback win over Italy.

Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final
Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final

MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) - Felix Auger-Aliassime led Canada to its second ever Davis Cup final after winning both his singles and doubles rubbers in a 2-1...

Sonego puts Italy ahead of Canada in Davis Cup semi-finals
Sonego puts Italy ahead of Canada in Davis Cup semi-finals

Lorenzo Sonego battled past Denis Shapovalov in three sets to give Italy a 1-0 advantage over Canada in their Davis Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Davis Cup: Australia produce stunning fightback to reach final
Davis Cup: Australia produce stunning fightback to reach final

Jordan Thompson and Max Purcell sealed the deal vs. Croatia, winning a three-set thriller over Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic.

Davis Cup: Australia beats Croatia 2-1 to reach final
Davis Cup: Australia beats Croatia 2-1 to reach final

Australia had to fight back twice to reach its first Davis Cup final in 19 years after beating Croatia 2-1 on Friday.

'Proud' Australia reach first Davis Cup final since 2003

Australia reached their first Davis Cup final since 2003 on Friday when they battled back to beat last year's runners-up Croatia 2-1.

Coric edges Croatia ahead of Australia in Davis Cup semi-finals
Coric edges Croatia ahead of Australia in Davis Cup semi-finals

Borna Coric gave Croatia the lead over Australia in their Davis Cup semi-final on Friday, sweeping aside Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets.

Italy beats U.S. to reach Davis Cup semifinal with Canada
Italy beats U.S. to reach Davis Cup semifinal with Canada

Italy beat the U.S. in a doubles decider to advance to the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time in eight years.

Italy, Canada set-up Davis Cup semi-final showdown
Italy, Canada set-up Davis Cup semi-final showdown

Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli cruised to victory in the deciding doubles as Italy beat the United States 2-1 in their Davis Cup quarter-final in Malaga on Thursday.

Italy take doubles to edge USA in Davis Cup quarter-final
Italy take doubles to edge USA in Davis Cup quarter-final

Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli cruised to victory in the deciding doubles as Italy beat the United States 2-1 their Davis Cup quarter-final in Malaga on Thursday.

Davis Cup: Fritz pulls US level with Italy in quarterfinals
Davis Cup: Fritz pulls US level with Italy in quarterfinals

MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) - Taylor Fritz pulled the United States level with Italy at 1-1 in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Thursday after Frances Tiafoe lost his singles. No. 9-ranked Fritz beat Lorenzo Musetti 7-6 (8), 6-3 on the indoor hard-court in Málaga after Lorenzo Sonego used his big serve to defeat Tiafoe a 6-3, 7-6 (7). American pair Tommy Paul and Jack Sock were slotted to play Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in doubles.

Croatia pounce on Nadal, Alcaraz absence as Spain crash in Davis Cup
Croatia pounce on Nadal, Alcaraz absence as Spain crash in Davis Cup

Marin Cilic on Wednesday led Croatia into the Davis Cup semi-finals, knocking out six-time champions Spain who were missing Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal, the world's two top-ranked players.

Croatia defeat hosts Spain to set up Davis Cup semi-final against Australia
Croatia defeat hosts Spain to set up Davis Cup semi-final against Australia

Though it was not as easy as the score suggested, Croatia beat Spain 2-0 in Malaga on Wednesday to reach the Davis Cup semis.

No Nadal, no Alcaraz as Croatia send Spain crashing in Davis Cup
No Nadal, no Alcaraz as Croatia send Spain crashing in Davis Cup

Marin Cilic on Wednesday led Croatia into the Davis Cup semi-finals, knocking out six-time champions Spain who were missing Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal, the world's two top-ranked players.

Australia reaches Davis Cup semis by beating the Netherlands
Australia reaches Davis Cup semis by beating the Netherlands

Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson won their singles matches to help Australia qualify for the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2017 at the expense of the Netherlands.

Marshall High sisters face tough competition in City Section tennis finals: each other

L.A. Marshall High sisters Johanna and Julianna Galindo faced each other for the second consecutive year in the City Section girls' tennis individual finals.

Davis Cup finals offer passion rather than stars
Davis Cup finals offer passion rather than stars

The Davis Cup finals open in their latest home Malaga, Spain, on Tuesday short of stars but promising the added emotion that competing for national team brings.

Djokovic Nips Swiatek as Top
Djokovic Nips Swiatek as Top '22 Earner With Record $4.7M Payday

Novak Djokovic wrapped the 2022 men's tennis season with a straight-set victory over Casper Ruud at the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. The Serbian tennis ace rolled through the limited-field event, resulting in a payday of $4.74 million, the richest in the history of the sport. It pushed his prize money for the year to […]

Frustrated Novak Djokovic set for dominant year with few able to challenge him
Frustrated Novak Djokovic set for dominant year with few able to challenge him

What a week it has been for Novak Djokovic. Told on Wednesday that he will be able to travel to Australia in January, a delighted Djokovic responded with a series of on-court masterclasses.

Hunger for more success spur to getting Djokovic out of bed
Hunger for more success spur to getting Djokovic out of bed

Novak Djokovic, fresh from winning a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title, said hunger for more success and love of tennis is what still inspires him to get out of bed.

Alcaraz-Nadal in historic 1-2 in final ATP rankings
Alcaraz-Nadal in historic 1-2 in final ATP rankings

Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal end the year first and second in the ATP rankings, the first time Spain has had the top two in the final standings.

Djokovic matches Federer
Djokovic matches Federer's record with 6th ATP Finals title

Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb.

Djokovic sweeps past Ruud to win sixth ATP Finals crown
Djokovic sweeps past Ruud to win sixth ATP Finals crown

Novak Djokovic claimed a sixth ATP Tour Finals title on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Norway's Casper Ruud, to match Roger Federer's record.

Djokovic downs Fritz to face Ruud for ATP Finals title
Djokovic downs Fritz to face Ruud for ATP Finals title

Novak Djokovic remained on course for a record-equalling sixth ATP Tour Finals title after a 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6) win over Taylor Fritz in Turin on Saturday.

Djokovic beats Fritz to reach final of ATP Finals
Djokovic beats Fritz to reach final of ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic kept his bid for a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title alive by beating Taylor Fritz of the United States to reach the final of the prestigious season-ending tournament.

Djokovic downs Fritz in ATP Finals semi
Djokovic downs Fritz in ATP Finals semi

Novak Djokovic remained on course for a record-equalling sixth ATP Tour Finals title after a 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6) win over Taylor Fritz in Turin on Saturday.

Rublev overcomes Tsitsipas to reach ATP semis in Turin
Rublev overcomes Tsitsipas to reach ATP semis in Turin

Andrey Rublev rallied to upset second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas and reach the final four of the ATP Finals on Friday.

Rublev joins Djokovic in Turin ATP Finals quartet
Rublev joins Djokovic in Turin ATP Finals quartet

Andrey Rublev sealed a place in the final four of the Turin ATP Finals on Friday rallying from a set down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Djokovic made to work by Medvedev in Turin thriller
Djokovic made to work by Medvedev in Turin thriller

Andrey Rublev sealed a place in the final four of the Turin ATP Finals on Friday rallying from a set down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Fritz beats Auger-Aliassime, faces Djokovic in semifinals
Fritz beats Auger-Aliassime, faces Djokovic in semifinals

Taylor Fritz advanced to the final four of the ATP Finals by beating Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 on Thursday at the year-end tournament.

Clemson announces change in leadership within Women
Clemson announces change in leadership within Women's Tennis Program

Under the former head coach's leadership, the program was 22-28 overall and 6-20 in ACC play through two seasons.

Watch: Has Sue Barker accidentally revealed BBC
Watch: Has Sue Barker accidentally revealed BBC's Wimbledon replacement?

For any experienced broadcaster, their worst nightmare is an awkward faux pas live on air.

Nadal
Nadal 'happy' after Djokovic Australian Open visa decision

Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal on Thursday welcomed the decision to grant his Serbian rival Novak Djokovic a visa which will enable him to compete at the 2023 event, describing it as "the best news possible".

Wimbledon relaxes all-white clothing rule for women
Wimbledon relaxes all-white clothing rule for women

Wimbledon is relaxing its requirement for all-white clothing to allow female players to wear colored undershorts to be more comfortable on their periods.

Men
Men's tennis tour payouts up $37.5M to above $215M in 2023

Player compensation on the ATP Tour and the lower-level ATP Challenger Tour will rise to a record $217.9M combined in 2023, thanks to a $37.5M increase that is the largest single-season jump for the men's tennis circuit.

Nadal leaves ATP Finals with consolation win over Ruud
Nadal leaves ATP Finals with consolation win over Ruud

Rafael Nadal saved some honour on Thursday, beating Casper Ruud 7-5, 7-5, as he bowed out of the ATP Finals in Turin at the pool stage.

Alcaraz hails
Alcaraz hails 'great achievement' at finishing youngest ever world number one

Carlos Alcaraz said ending the year as the youngest ever tennis world number one was "an amazing achievement" and a reward for his hard work.

Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open
Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open

There shouldn't be anything standing in the way of Djokovic playing.

Australia confirms Aus Open visa for Djokovic
Australia confirms Aus Open visa for Djokovic

Australia's immigration minister said Thursday he "personally" intervened in a visa decision that opens the door for Novak Djokovic to play in the country's upcoming Grand Slam tennis tournament.

Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open
Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open

The Australian government confirmed on Thursday that Novak Djokovic had been granted a visa to compete in the Australian Open in January a year after he was deported over his stance against COVID-19 vaccination. The 21-time Grand Slam singles champion had his visa canceled on public interest grounds on Jan. 14 and lost an appeal against deportation in the Full Federal Court. Immigration Minister Andrew Giles said he had approved Djokovic's application to revoke the cancellation decision because the ground for canceling the visa no longer existed.

Djokovic eases into semifinals with victory over Rublev
Djokovic eases into semifinals with victory over Rublev

Five-time champion Novak Djokovic eased into the final four of the ATP Finals with a win over Andrey Rublev.

Boosted by Australian visa, Djokovic
Boosted by Australian visa, Djokovic 'flawless' against Rublev

Novak Djokovic confirmed Wednesday he has received a visa to travel to Melbourne to play in the 2023 Australian Open, after he was deported last January over his vaccine status.

Djokovic dismisses Rublev to reach semis at ATP Fnals
Djokovic dismisses Rublev to reach semis at ATP Fnals

Novak Djokovic advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Masters Series in Turin on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Andrey Rublev, his second straight sets victory in as many matches.

Nadal out of ATP Finals after loss; Ruud through to semis
Nadal out of ATP Finals after loss; Ruud through to semis

Rafael Nadal made too many errors to give himself a chance at another accolade.

Djokovic set to be granted visa to play Australian Open
Djokovic set to be granted visa to play Australian Open

Novak Djokovic is set to be granted a visa to play in next year's Australian Open despite his high-profile deportation in January.


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