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 vs Andy Murray: 2015 French Open live scores

Nick Kyrgios vs Andy Murray: 2015 French Open live scores

by , 30 May 2015

In a repeat of the 2015 Australian Open quarter final, Nick Kyrgios faces Andy Murray for the second time in a Grand Slam match this year at the French Open.

Djokovic, Nadal and Serena lead favourites at French Open

Djokovic, Nadal and Serena lead favourites at French Open

by , 30 May 2015

The dream quarter-final between world number one Novak Djokovic and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal is another step closer to eventuating, after both players won their respective second-round ties of the French Open.

Sam Stosur vs Maria Sharapova: 2015 French Open live scores

Sam Stosur vs Maria Sharapova: 2015 French Open live scores

by , 29 May 2015

Match result: No Australian women are left in the singles main draw after Sam Stosur lost to Maria Sharapova on Friday night in straight sets. SHARAPOVA 6 6 STOSUR 3 4

Stanislas Wawrinka vs Steve Johnson: 2015 French Open live scores

Stanislas Wawrinka vs Steve Johnson: 2015 French Open live scores

by , 29 May 2015

Eighth seed Swiss Stan Wawrinka looks to progress into the fourth round of the 2015 French Open this evening when he takes on American Steve Johnson in what could certainly be an interesting match up.

Damir Dzumhur vs Roger Federer: 2015 French Open live scores

Damir Dzumhur vs Roger Federer: 2015 French Open live scores

by , 29 May 2015

The third round of the 2015 French Open gets going this evening as the 23-year-old Damir Dzumhur from Bosnia faces a tough match against second seed Roger Federer.

Ana Ivanovic vs Donna Vekic: 2015 French Open live scores, blog

Ana Ivanovic vs Donna Vekic: 2015 French Open live scores, blog

by , 29 May 2015

Match Results: Ivanovic 6 3 defeats Vekic 0 3

Kokkinakis ousts Tomic from French Open

Kokkinakis ousts Tomic from French Open

by , 29 May 2015 Video

Thanasi Kokkinakis has overcome injury, a two-set deficit and three match points to oust seeded Australian countryman Bernard Tomic in an epic second-round French Open clash in Paris.

Novak Djokovic vs Gilles Muller: 2015 French open live scores

Novak Djokovic vs Gilles Muller: 2015 French open live scores

by , 28 May 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic should easily move into the third round when he takes on Gilles Muller in their second round clash of the 2015 French Open on the Suzanne Lenglen Court.

Rafael Nadal vs Nicolas Almagro: 2015 French Open  live scores

Rafael Nadal vs Nicolas Almagro: 2015 French Open live scores

by , 28 May 2015

The master of the clay court, Rafael Nadal continues his hunt for a 10th French Open title with a second round all-Spanish match up against Nicolas Almagro in what could prove to be an interesting match. Join The Roar for live scores from around 9pm (AEST) when the match gets underway.

[VIDEO] Bernard Tomic vs Thanasi Kokkinakis highlights: 2015 French Open scores, blog

[VIDEO] Bernard Tomic vs Thanasi Kokkinakis highlights: 2015 French Open scores, blog

by , 28 May 2015 Popular article! Video

Match result: Thanasi Kokkinakis has won the battle of the Australians, defeating Bernard Tomic in an epic five set match in the 2nd round of the French Open.


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