Tennis

History on the line as Wimbledon gets under way

History on the line as Wimbledon gets under way

LONDON — World tennis No 1 Novak Djokovic and 17-time major winner Roger Federer got Wimbledon under way on Monday (June 27) with history beckoning for the two Grand Slam A...

Passion drives Tan’s quest for success

Passion drives Tan’s quest for success

SINGAPORE — When Singapore tennis player Stefanie Tan graduated with a master’s degree in finance back in May last year, she was confronted with one of the most difficult...

How Garbine Muguruza beat Serena Williams

How Garbine Muguruza beat Serena Williams

PARIS — Garbine Muguruza grew up watching the Williams sisters win Grand Slam titles and transform the way women’s tennis was played. Ms Muguruza admired them. She loved the way...

Sharapova is included in Russian Olympic team

Sharapova is included in Russian Olympic team

MOSCOW — Maria Sharapova is one of four Russian players named to compete in women’s singles at the Olympics in Rio, even though she has been suspended from competition after...

Federer withdraws from French open

Federer withdraws from French open

PARIS — Roger Federer has withdrawn from the French Open after failing to recover from a back injury, bringing to an end the 17-time Major winner’s astonishing run of 65...