Tennis 2015

Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal after their Australian Open match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two of the modern day greats. (AAP Image/Martin Philbey)

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.

2015 Grand Slam calendar

Grand Slam Venue Dates
Australian Open Melbourne Park Jan 19 – Feb 1
French Open Roland Garros May 24 – Jun 7
Wimbledon All England Club Jun 29 – Jul 12
US Open Flushing Meadow Aug 31 – Sep 13

Tennis Articles

Nick Kyrgios is on court, are you not entertained?

Nick Kyrgios is on court, are you not entertained?

by , 4 Jul 2015 Video

A lot has been said about Nick Kyrgios’ attitude on the tennis court. Here is some more. He is pretty good.

Marin Cilic vs John Isner: 2015 Wimbledon live scores

Marin Cilic vs John Isner: 2015 Wimbledon live scores

by , 4 Jul 2015

UPDATE: The match has been suspended, play will continue at 11.30pm on No. 1 Court.

I can win Wimbledon, says Nick Kyrgios

I can win Wimbledon, says Nick Kyrgios

by , 4 Jul 2015

Nick Kyrgios believes he can win Wimbledon after delivering a tennis masterclass to surge into the last 16 and send a chilling warning to his title rivals.

Bernard Tomic vs Novak Djokovic: 2015 Wimbledon live scores, blog

Bernard Tomic vs Novak Djokovic: 2015 Wimbledon live scores, blog

by , 3 Jul 2015

Bernard Tomic continues his Wimbledon campaign tonight to play the top seed, the world number one and the toughest challenger in tennis; Novak Djokovic. Centre Court will host a cracking round three encounter between the Serb and the Aussie at midnight and be sure to join The Roar for all the action with live scores […]

Sam Stosur vs CoCo Vandeweghe: 2015 Wimbledon live scores, blog

Sam Stosur vs CoCo Vandeweghe: 2015 Wimbledon live scores, blog

by , 3 Jul 2015

Match result: Sam Stosur is out of Wimbledon after losing twelve straight games to CoCo Vandeweghe in their third round match. VANDEWEGHE 6 6 STOSUR 2 0

Stanislas Wawrinka vs Fernando Verdasco: 2015 Wimbledon live scores

Stanislas Wawrinka vs Fernando Verdasco: 2015 Wimbledon live scores

by , 3 Jul 2015

Stan Wawrinka continues his quest for a Wimbledon title against Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in the third round. Join The Roar for live scores from around 10.00pm (AEST).

Grigor Dimitrov vs Richard Gasquet: Wimbledon live scores

Grigor Dimitrov vs Richard Gasquet: Wimbledon live scores

by , 3 Jul 2015

It’s the third round at The Championships and the Men’s competition is starting to get serious as Grigor Dimitrov takes on the Frenchman Richard Gasquet in what promises to be an enthralling encounter at the All England Club. Join us on The Roar from 10:00pm for live scores.

[VIDEO] Nick Krygios vs Milos Raonic: 2015 Wimbledon scores, blog

[VIDEO] Nick Krygios vs Milos Raonic: 2015 Wimbledon scores, blog

by , 3 Jul 2015 Video

You either love him or you hate him, but regardless, Australian and 26th seed Nick Kyrgios will continue his Wimbledon 2015 campaign this evening when he takes on seventh seed from Canada Milos Raonic. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary of this third round match from 9:15pm (AEST)

2015 Wimbledon: Nadal shocker headlines tournament to date

2015 Wimbledon: Nadal shocker headlines tournament to date

by , 3 Jul 2015 Video

Two rounds have passed at this year’s Wimbledon Championships and once again an early exit for Rafael Nadal was the huge talking point to come out of the tournament so far.

Kyrgios and Kyrgioser: Just another tennis wanker

Kyrgios and Kyrgioser: Just another tennis wanker

by , 3 Jul 2015 Video

What to make of Nick Kyrgios? Is he the most exciting new talent to crash the Australian tennis scene since Wally Masur, or is he just a boorish show-off who needs a good clip around the ear?


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