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The field is set for the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals

With the conclusion of the Paris Masters today, the field is set for the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals. With his victory at Paris, Jack Sock leapfrogs his way into 8th position thanks to Stan Wawrinka’s scheduled absence...

CoCo Vandeweghe reaches Stuttgart final, to face Karolina Pliskova

STUTTGART, Germany -- CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to become the first American to reach the Stuttgart Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.She will face the fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova in Sunday's final.Pliskova hit...

Roger Federer tries out a tennis ‘skirt’

Roger Federer is a skirt-chaser. Not the kind you’re thinking. The 36-year-old tennis legend turned heads on Tuesday when he played a tennis match at a Glasgow, Scotland, charity event sporting a polo shirt and a kilt. Federer crowdsourced the...

Serena Williams’ coach expects big things from Stefanos Tsitsipas and so should you

This past September at the US Open, Stefanos Tsitsipas realized how popular he had become."I received a message recently from one woman who said because of me, 71 percent of the kids schools choose to play tennis,"...

David Goffin, Richard Gasquet to face off in Open Sud de France semifinals

MONTPELLIER, France -- Top-seed David Goffin did not face a break point as he beat qualifier Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Open Sud de France.Goffin, who had an excellent season last...

Irina Khromacheva beats Zheng Saisai in Anning to win first WTA 125K title

10:08 AM ETESPN staffIrina Khromacheva beat Zheng Saisai on Saturday in a dramatic WTA final that saw the Russian win her first WTA 125K title.The 22-year-old, ranked World No. 210, saved three match points to upset No. 4...

Retired tennis star Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity

LONDON -- Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.The three-time Wimbledon champion took up that role in April. His lawyers...

Serena Williams featured on Humans of New York's Met Gala series

Serena Williams featured on Humans of New York's Met Gala series Source link

Billie Jean King’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’ racket to hit auction block

The tennis racket used by Billie Jean King during the epic “Battle of the Sexes” match is set to sell for $200,000 at auction. On September 20, 1973, Wimbledon Champion Billie Jean King played a $100,000 purse best-of-five match...

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