Venus Williams: I leave ‘all my guts, blood, sweat, tears’ on court
Venus Williams added that she's just fine with on-court coaching. (AP) Venus Williams, who bested Svetlana Kuznetsova in two sets in Miami, says that even when she isn’t playing great, she always fights as hard as she can. In Miami, she has won three matches in straight sets, but went... Read more
Court Report: Zverev, Kyrgios survive in third-set tiebreakers
Each day on TENNIS.com, we’ll feature Tennis Channel’s Court Report, a rundown of the day that was in the sport—along with our thoughts on what’s happening on the courts around the world. Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios survived huge servers on Monday to advance to the fourth round of the Miami... Read more
Novak Djokovic in, Rafael Nadal out for Serbia-Spain Davis Cup
None MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal will miss Spain’s Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia and the chance to take on Novak Djokovic in Belgrade next month. Nadal, the 14-time Grand Slam champion, was not in the team announced by Spain captain Conchita Martinez on Tuesday. No reason was given.... Read more
Injured Andy Murray to miss Davis Cup quarterfinals
Andy Murray sustained the injury in practice and also recently withdrew from the Miami Open. (AP) LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray will miss Britain’s Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France next month because of an elbow injury. Murray sustained the injury in practice and also recently withdrew from the Miami... Read more
Three to See, Miami Open: Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios will be tested
Stan Wawrinka and Alexander Zverev have met just once; Zverev won 7-5 in the third set. (AP) Each day before play at the Miami Open, we’ll preview and predict three must-see matches. Karolina Pliskova vs. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni The afternoon session in the main stadium kicks off with... Read more
Wawrinka coasts into Miami Open fourth round; Venus, Kyrgios prevail
Venus Williams defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6-3, 7-6 (4). (AP) KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer took a look around as he entered the stadium court at the Miami Open, immediately feeling the energy of the crowd. He gave them quite a show. Federer advanced to the fourth round... Read more
Sock, Isner lead U.S. against Kyrgios, Australia in Davis Cup
None WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Sock, John Isner, Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson will represent the United States against host Australia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on April 7-9. U.S. captain Jim Courier announced his roster Tuesday. Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt’s squad is Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson,... Read more
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet to miss Davis Cup quarterfinal
Richard Gasquet is still recovering after appendix surgery. (AP) PARIS (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet will miss France’s Davis Cup quarterfinal series against Britain next month. France captain Yannick Noah said Tuesday that Tsonga is lacking competition and not ready to play following the birth of his... Read more
Just say no to on-court coaching
One of tennis’ greatest assets is its emphasis on self-reliance. (AP) A lot of positive cases can be made on behalf of on-court coaching. As each player is provided with new tactics and the opponent is forced to adjust, the quality of competition might improve. Players are extensively coached away... Read more
Court Report: Venus rolls into fourth round in 18th Miami Open
Each day on TENNIS.com, we’ll feature Tennis Channel’s Court Report, a rundown of the day that was in the sport—along with our thoughts on what’s happening on the courts around the world. Venus Williams continued her strong 2017 season on Sunday with a convincing 6-3, 6-0 victory over qualifier Patricia Maria... Read more