On Friday, tennis will be returning for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit, with a tournament taking place in Germany. The return has been made possible by the lightened lockdown restrictions in the country, though those key in putting on the event are still being cautious and continuing best health practices.
The tournament, put on ..
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and other athletes from insides and outside of the tennis world will be participating in a video game tennis tournament called "Stay at Home Slam." The proceeds from the tournament will go to charity.
According to the IMG agency, 2019 Australian Open ch..
Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski and tennis legend Venus Williams know what it takes to win, and they have the hardware to prove it. Williams and Gronkowski hopped on Instagram live on Friday to work out together and gave us an inside look at what it takes to be the best of the best.
Their workout was unlike your typical at-home routi..
The ATP and WTA are the two separate tours in the tennis world -- the ATP is the governing body of the men's tour, while the WTA runs the professional women's tour. One of the game's biggest stars, Roger Federer, wants that to change.
In a series of posts on his Twitter account, Federer petitioned for the ATP and WTA to merge into on..
Everything in the sports world is paused due to the pandemic right now and it is not yet clear if sports will resume as normal without a vaccine. Players from many sports may eventually be required to get a vaccine. Novak Djokavic is aware he could run into an issue if that happens. The tennis star is against vaccinations.
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Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams, announced he will start an independent tennis league which would feature professionals in the sport facing off in matches. The competitions will be held without fans and hosted at his academy in Nice, France.
The announcement of this league, which will be called the Ultimate Tennis Showdown or UTS,..
ATP tournaments from now until July are suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many lower-ranked players without a stable income for the time being. To help ease their financial burdens, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are working with the ATP to create a funding system.
On an Instagram Live session with fellow tenn..
Imagine becoming a professional athlete and not only making it yourself, but having your brother or sister play in the pros as well. For me, just making it seems impossible enough, but then again I am about as unskilled and uncoordinated as they come. For some families though, this athletic ability seems to be in their genes.
In honor of National S..
Tennis star Nick Kyrgios is taking to Instagram to support his native Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ATP's 40th-ranked player wrote he'd deliver food to the doorsteps of people in need.
"If ANYONE is not working/getting an income and runs out of food, or times are just tough…please don't go to sleep with an empty stoma..
To help contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club announced Wednesday that it's canceling its Wimbledon for the first time since World War II, when it was on hold from 1940 to 1945. And the world's top tennis players are sharing their collective disappointment.
Wimbledon's cancellation is an especially toug..
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