Texas men, Stanford women claim 2019 NCAA team titles
Through a long season of adversity and perseverance, the Texas Longhorns men’s tennis team showed their willpower by capturing their first NCAA title with a 4-1 win over defending national champion Wake Forest. The Longhorns’ journey to claiming the championship was nothing short of challenging, and extraordinary. Former head coach Michael Center was... Read more
Maria Sharapova out of French Open, citing right shoulder
Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the year’s second Grand Slam tournament on Tuesday because of her surgically repaired right shoulder. Sharapova announced her withdrawal on Instagram. “Sometimes the right decisions aren’t always the easiest ones,” she wrote. She said she has returned to practice and... Read more
TENNIS.com Podcast: WTT CEO Carlos Silva on innovating the game
"If you can’t make a little bit of noise, you’re going to be forgotten. I didn’t join WTT to be forgotten, I joined so that I could help take the 40+ years that it's been around and now grow it into the next era." World TeamTennis (WTT) CEO Carlos... Read more
Chanda Rubin honored by Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program
NEW YORK—On a cloudy night in Manhattan, no stars could be seen in the dark sky. Tourists searching for Polaris to find their way uptown were out of luck. The stars were there, of course, but if you wanted to see one on this overcast evening, you needed to go inside, to Gotham... Read more
Matchmaking: Tennis’s Sloane Stephens, soccer’s Jozy Altidore engaged
Talk about matchmaking: 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. Both tweeted the news Monday, posting a photo and brief message. Hers said: "Forever yes." His said: "Forever starts now." In addition to winning a Grand Slam title 1½ years ago, Stephens was... Read more
Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings: May 1
The 14th edition of the 2019 Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings were released on Wednesday, and there's a new entry in the men's rankings.  This week on the men's side, USC jumped two spots from No. 10 to No. 8 after beating California. Rank (Last Week) – Points 1. (1) Ohio... Read more
Brazilian Joao Souza suspended again amid corruption investigation
LONDON (AP) — Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29 but was reinstated on April 8 following a successful appeal. The TIU says that the provisional suspension has... Read more
Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings: April 17
The 12th edition of the 2019 Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings were released on Wednesday, and there's a new entry in the men's rankings.  This week, Texas inched closer to the second spot after a stunning win over Baylor. Meanwhile, Baylor dropped four spots to No. 10. Rank... Read more
Hercog ends seven-year title wait with win over 17-year-old Swiatek
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Winning her first title since 2012, Polona Hercog beat 17-year-old Iga Swiatek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a rain-delayed Samsung Open final on Sunday. In the 17th singles final on the WTA tour this season, Hercog was the 17th different player to lift a trophy. Hercog... Read more
Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings: April 10
The 11th edition of the 2019 Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings were released on Wednesday, and there's a new entry in the men's rankings.  North Carolina made great strides this week, climbing two spots from No. 9 to No. 7 to inch closer to its season-high No. 4 ranking. Read more