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

Latest tennis videos:

Last updated: 26 July, 2017

Tennis Articles

Daria Gavrilova vs Quirine Lemoine: Australia vs Netherlands, Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

Daria Gavrilova vs Quirine Lemoine: Australia vs Netherlands, Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

by , 22 Apr 2018

Match result: A straight-sets win from Daria Gavrilova has given Australia the overall win in the Fed Cup encounter with the Netherlands.

Ashleigh Barty vs Lesley Kerkhove: Australia vs Netherlands, Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

Ashleigh Barty vs Lesley Kerkhove: Australia vs Netherlands, Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

by , 22 Apr 2018

Match result: Ash Barty put Australia up 2-1 in the Fed Cup battle with the Netherlands, defeating Lesley Kerkhove in straight sets.

Ashleigh Barty vs Quirine Lemoine: Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

Ashleigh Barty vs Quirine Lemoine: Fed Cup tennis live scores, blog

by , 21 Apr 2018

Match result: Ash Barty recorded a dominant straight sets win over Quirine Lemoine to level Australia’s Fed Cup battle with the Netherlands at 1-1.

Casey Dellacqua retires from tennis

Casey Dellacqua retires from tennis

by , 10 Apr 2018

Australian tennis player Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from the sport.

Younger isn’t always better

Younger isn’t always better

by , 30 Mar 2018

The crowd is silent. The air tingles with excitement. Championship point. The sound of the ball hitting the strings sends goosebumps up spectators’ arms.

Channel Nine snatch Australian tennis TV rights away from Seven

Channel Nine snatch Australian tennis TV rights away from Seven

by , 29 Mar 2018

Channel Seven’s run of covering the Australian summer of tennis will come to an end after 2019, with Channel Nine securing the rights to the Australian Open, as well as all lead-up events, for a five-year period beginning in 2020.

Winning tennis’ Sunshine Double

Winning tennis’ Sunshine Double

by , 28 Mar 2018

Winning Indian Wells and the Miami Masters – known as ‘the Sunshine Double’ – is one of the toughest feats in tennis.

WATCH: Tomic loses comeback match in France

WATCH: Tomic loses comeback match in France

by , 21 Mar 2018 Video

Bernard Tomic has made an unsuccessful comeback to tennis following his ill-fated appearance on reality TV.

The incomparable Roger Federer wins yet another Laureus sportsman award

The incomparable Roger Federer wins yet another Laureus sportsman award

by , 2 Mar 2018

The 2018 Laureus sportsman of the year award, which goes to the sportsman who best demonstrates supreme athletic performance and achievement, has gone to Roger Federer.  

Kyrgios slams Gavrilova’s tennis tantrum

Kyrgios slams Gavrilova’s tennis tantrum

by , 28 Feb 2018 Video

Nick Kyrgios says he would have been “banned for six years” if he’d behaved like countrywoman Daria Gavrilova at the WTA event in Mexico.


Older Articles »