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Tennis

With its origins dating back to the United Kingdom in the late 19th century, tennis has become one of the most popular sports in the world, with its four Grand Slam tournaments often one of the most viewed championships on the annual sporting calendar.

Out of the four majors, perhaps the most illustrious tennis tournament is Wimbledon in England, which was the first ever Grand Slam championship. Professional male tennis players play in the ATP tour while female tennis players participate in the WTA tour.

Some of the greatest ever tennis players from both genders include Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver, Margaret Court, Martina Hingis, Martina Navratilova, and present superstars Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Tennis Articles

Keys and Kerber to fight out Family Circle Cup

Keys and Kerber to fight out Family Circle Cup

by , 13 Apr 2015

The final of the 2015 Family Circle Cup is set for Monday 3.00pm AEST at the Family Circle Stadium in Charleston between young tennis stars Madison Keys and Angelique Kerber.

Federer and Nadal: Who is the greatest?

Federer and Nadal: Who is the greatest?

by , 10 Apr 2015

Pete Sampras has revived the old debate on who is the greatest in men’s tennis. For him, Roger Federer is the simply best we have ever seen in the history of the sport.

Time is not running out: Nick Kyrgios and an impatient nation

Time is not running out: Nick Kyrgios and an impatient nation

by , 25 Mar 2015

By now, we all know the name Nick Kyrgios – if not for his spirited second-round loss at the 2014 Australian Open, then certainly his giant-killing run at that year’s Wimbledon, followed up by his quarter-final run at this year’s Australian.

Men’s tennis headed to the doldrums if no one steps up to the Big 4

Men’s tennis headed to the doldrums if no one steps up to the Big 4

by , 23 Mar 2015

The Indian Wells final will feature two players the world of tennis, indeed sport, is far too familiar with: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

Kokkinakis wins through to 4th round at Indian Wells

Kokkinakis wins through to 4th round at Indian Wells

by , 17 Mar 2015 Video

Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis has burst into the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters with a hard-fought victory over Juan Monaco.

Are we seeing the end of tennis’ Big Four?

Are we seeing the end of tennis’ Big Four?

by , 17 Mar 2015

While tennis’ Big Four – Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal – currently occupy the top four ATP Rankings, Nadal believes the era is coming to an end.

Myth or man: Why is Rafael Nadal a protected species?

Myth or man: Why is Rafael Nadal a protected species?

by , 14 Mar 2015 Popular article!

Rafael Nadal has not beaten a top-10 ATP player since June in 2014. How many people knew that?

Kid sticks perfect lob to upstage Roger Federer

Kid sticks perfect lob to upstage Roger Federer

by , 12 Mar 2015

Having a hit with Roger Federer would be the highlight of most tennis fans sporting career. For one lucky youngster, that dream got to play out in front of a huge crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Is Serena Williams the best ever?

Is Serena Williams the best ever?

by , 9 Mar 2015

If you ask American Andre Agassi about who is the greatest female tennis player, he will tell you it is not his wife, the legendary German Steffi Graf.

Kokkinakis to lead Aussies in Davis Cup

by , 6 Mar 2015

Rising tennis teen Thanasi Kokkinakis will lead Australia’s Davis Cup side into battle in the Czech Republic after newly-appointed captain Wally Masur pulled a selection surprise.


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