Serena Williams announces baby’s name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
Go ahead and add another title to Serena Williams’ collection: Mom. The tennis star announced via social media on Wednesday that she gave birth to a girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Williams posted about her baby on Instagram and Twitter accounts and is heard saying in a video,... Read more
Conchita Martinez lashes out at Spanish tennis bosses after firing
MADRID (AP) — Conchita Martinez called the Spanish Tennis Federation's decision to fire her as the Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain as unfair and disrespectful on Thursday. Martinez lashed out after the federation announced that its board of directors unanimously decided to "make a change in the leadership... Read more
Five Fast Facts: Diving into the Belgium vs. Australia Davis Cup semi
BRUSSELS, Belgium—Two of the ATP tour’s biggest stars—David Goffin and Nick Kyrgios—will collide as Belgium faces Australia in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas semifinals this weekend. You can watch Belgium vs. Australia LIVE on Tennis Channel—here are Five Fast Facts about it, too: 1. Goffin lifts his game when it... Read more
Five Fast Facts: Dissecting the France vs. Serbia Davis Cup matchup
LILLE, France—The semifinals of Davis Cup by BNP Paribas take place this weekend and one of the matchups is an absolute blockbuster between a pair of former champions: France and Serbia. You can watch France vs. Serbia LIVE on Tennis Channel—and here are Five Fast Facts about it, too: 1. France... Read more
Emirates ATP Rankings Update: US Open ends—and Race to London heats up
Tennis Channel's Court Report looks at the US Open's impact on the Emirates ATP Rankings. With the US Open in the rear view and the Davis Cup semifinals on the immediate horizon, this week is an opportunity to look at what happened in New York, look what’s to come when ATP... Read more
Tennis Channel, Tennis Channel Plus to show both Davis Cup semis
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2017 – Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus will provide complete coverage of both Davis Cup semifinals this weekend: Belgium-Australia in Brussels and France-Serbia in Lille, France. The matches will be live on Tennis Channel Plus before running on Tennis Channel beginning at 3 p.m. ET each day. Tennis... Read more
Lucas Pouille to open for France in Davis Cup semifinals
LILLE, France (AP) — Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will lead nine-time champion France in the opening singles against Serbia in the Davis Cup semifinals. In the absence of Novak Djokovic, Pouille will take on 80th-ranked Dusan Lajovic on clay at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in the northern city... Read more
Coach Lindsay Davenport shares thoughts on Madison Keys’ US Open run
Madison Keys is “going to be just fine,” her friend and opponent, Sloane Stephens, said following her dominant victory in the final of the US Open. Her coach, Lindsay Davenport, agrees. The 22-year-old Keys won just three games in the final, but getting that far was still a significant accomplishment for the American,... Read more
Kimiko Date’s peers weigh in on the 46-year-old’s retirement
Kimiko Date is calling it a career at 46, officially retiring from the WTA tour following a first-round appearance at her home event in Tokyo. The former Grand Slam semifinalist from Japan was defeated, 6-0, 6-0, by Alexandra Krunic. Date, who returned this season from two knee surgeries in 2016, had previously announced her intention to... Read more
Jana Fett upsets Kristina Mladenovic to advance at Japan Women’s Open
TOKYO (AP) — Jana Fett advanced to the second round of the Japan Women’s Open by beating top-seeded Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday. Mladenovic rallied briefly by winning three games in the second set before the 20-year-old qualifier from Croatia served out the victory. Also, Sara Sorribes Tormo... Read more