Tennis 2017

Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal after their Australian Open matchWith 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.

2017 Grand Slam calendar

Grand Slam Venue Dates
Australian Open Melbourne Park Jan 16 – Jan 29
French Open Roland Garros May 29 – Jun 11
Wimbledon All England Club Jul 3 – Jul 16
US Open Flushing Meadow Aug 28 – Sep 10

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Last updated: 26 July, 2017

Tennis Articles

Heartbreak for Australia as Belgium advance to Davis Cup final

Heartbreak for Australia as Belgium advance to Davis Cup final

by , 19 Sep 2017

Australia will have to wait at least another twelve months for another shot at Davis Cup glory after they blew a 2-1 lead to go down to Belgium in the Davis Cup semi-finals on Monday morning (AEST).

Australia out of Davis Cup after semi-final loss to Belgium

Australia out of Davis Cup after semi-final loss to Belgium

by , 18 Sep 2017

Steve Darcis has proved to be Australia’s Davis Cup nemesis yet again as Belgium sealed a place in November’s final against France with a 3-2 win in Brussels.

Steve Darcis vs Jordan Thompson: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

Steve Darcis vs Jordan Thompson: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

by , 18 Sep 2017 Popular article!

A spot in the Davis Cup final all comes down to this. Belgium’s Steve Darcis will take on Australia’s Jordan Thompson in the final rubber. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 12am – midnight (AEST).

David Goffin vs Nick Kyrgios: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

David Goffin vs Nick Kyrgios: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

by , 17 Sep 2017 Popular article!

It’s a must-win match for world No.12 David Goffin after Belgium failed in doubles yesterday, with Nick Kyrgios looking to send Australia to its first Davis Cup final in 14 years. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the fourth rubber from 10pm (AEST).

Federer and Nadal on the same team? Get amped for the inaugural Laver Cup

Federer and Nadal on the same team? Get amped for the inaugural Laver Cup

by , 17 Sep 2017

In honour of one of the greatest tennis players ever, Rod Laver, the inaugural Laver Cup will be held in Prague, pitting Europe, captained by Bjorn Borg, against the rest of the world, led by John McEnroe.

Belgium vs Australia doubles: Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

Belgium vs Australia doubles: Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

by , 16 Sep 2017 Popular article!

With the world group semi-final tie between Belgium and Australia tied at one apiece, doubles could be the deciding factor as Ruben Bemelmans and Arthur De Greef take on John Peers and Jordan Thompson. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the third rubber from 11pm (AEST).

Kyrgios: I’ve saved my best for Australia

Kyrgios: I’ve saved my best for Australia

by , 16 Sep 2017

Nick Kyrgios has vowed to keep delivering for Australia in the Davis Cup following his dramatic five-set victory over Steve Darcis in Brussels.

Steve Darcis vs Nick Kyrgios: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

Steve Darcis vs Nick Kyrgios: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

by , 15 Sep 2017

Nick Kyrgios has risen to the Davis Cup challenge before, but a semi-final tie away from home against Belgium on clay is as tough as it gets, and he must win against Steve Darcis if Australia are to be favourites. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from around 12am (AEST).

David Goffin vs John Millman: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

David Goffin vs John Millman: Belgium vs Australia, Davis Cup semi-final, tennis live scores, blog

by , 15 Sep 2017

The Davis Cup semi-finals are here, but a last-minute swap for Australia will see John Millman debut against Belgium’s top ranked player and world No.12 David Goffin. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the first rubber from 10pm (AEST).

Belgium vs Australia live stream: How to watch the Davis Cup semi-final online or on TV

Belgium vs Australia live stream: How to watch the Davis Cup semi-final online or on TV

by , 15 Sep 2017

Australia’s Davis Cup campaign continues as they travel to Belgium for a semi-final. The tie, played over three days, starts on Friday, September 15 at 10pm (AEST) and this is The Roar’s ultimate guide to live streaming all five matches online and watching them on TV. Australia have had a wonderful start to their campaign […]


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