Category: Latest news

Laura Robson Seeks Help From Swedish Coach Magnus Norman

Adam Addicott- 24/05/2017

Laura Robson (zimbio.com) Former junior world No.1 Laura Robson is set to start working with Swedish coach Magnus Norman as she continues her rise up ...

Second seed Adam Pavlasek falls in French Open Qualifying

Alex Burton- 23/05/2017

Young Norwegian Casper Ruud kept his composure to progress in a round where eleven seeds fell. Seeds out: (2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, ...

Petra Kvitova To Make Wimbledon Return, French Open Possible

Adam Addicott- 23/05/2017

Petra Kvitova (zimbio.com) Two-time grand slam champion Petra Kvitova could be returning to the court next week at the French Open according to her manager ...

Juan Martin del Potro Extends Team8 Deal

Adam Addicott- 23/05/2017

Juan Martin del Potro (zimbio.com) Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro will continue working with global sports and entertainment company Team8 for the ...

Former Australian Open Junior Champion Escapes Match-Fixing Conviction

Adam Addicott- 23/05/2017

Oliver Anderson (zimbio.com) 2016 junior Australian Open champion Oliver Anderson has avoided a police conviction after being found guilty of committing a match-fixing offence. The ...

Caroline Wozniacki Suffers Second Injury Scare Ahead Of French Open

Adam Addicott- 22/05/2017

Caroline Wozniacki (zimbio.com) Caroline Wozniacki has suffered a setback six days before the start of the French Open after withdrawing from the Strasbourg International due ...

Novak Djokovic Appoints Agassi As Coach

Adam Addicott- 21/05/2017

Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he will start working with former world No.1 Andre Agassi at the upcoming French Open. Rumours of a potential partnership ...

Dominic Thiem Ends Rafael Nadal’s Unbeaten Run On Clay As Djokovic And del Potro Are Forced To Come Back Saturday In Rome

Joshua Coase- 19/05/2017

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro will have to resume their quarterfinal match at the Rome Masters on Saturday after play was interrupted due ...

VIDEO: Japanese Player Does Press-Ups Throughout Match

Adam Addicott- 19/05/2017

Rika Fujiwara (zimbio.com) Some tennis players have unusual routines during matches, but Japan’s Rika Fujiwara has taken it to a new level. Facing Great Britain’s ...

Injury-Stricken Richard Gasquet Confident About French Open Return

Adam Addicott- 19/05/2017

Richard Gasquet (zimbio.com) Richard Gasquet is refusing to let his recent injury setbacks get the better of him as he prepares for his 14th main ...

Ion Tiriac Defends Nastase, Speaks Out Against Wild Cards For Sharapova

Adam Addicott- 19/05/2017

Ilie Nastase (zimbio.com) The owner of the Madrid Open, Ion Tiriac, has publicly defended Illie Nastase following his provisional suspension by the International Tennis Federation. ...

Rome Day Four: Nadal, a “regular” guy that wins among the giants

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 19/05/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) The average height of Zverev, Raonic, Isner and Cilic is 6’ 7”. Eight different nations are represented in the quarters of both ...

American player banned for ten years due to for anti-corruption breach

Alex Burton- 19/05/2017

The offences took place at a tournament on the Challenger Tour An American tennis player has been banned for a decade and fined $20,000 after ...

French Open Accused Of Double Standards Over Sharapova As WTA Boss Hits Out

Adam Addicott- 17/05/2017

Maria Sharapova (zimbio.com) The fallout from the decision of the French Open to not reward Maria Sharapova a wild card has intensified with the head ...

Maria Sharapova Misses Out On French Open Wild Card

Adam Addicott- 16/05/2017

Maria Sharapova will not play at the French Open after the president of French Tennis declined to give her a wild card into the event. ...

Injury Setback For Nick Kyrgios As Details Of Grosjean Partnership Emerge

Adam Addicott- 16/05/2017

Nick Kyrgios (zimbio.com) Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from this week’s Italian Open due a hip injury. The Australian was set to play Roberto Bautista Agut ...

Former Top-300 Player Junn Mitsuhashi Banned For Life

Adam Addicott- 16/05/2017

Japanese player Junn Mitsuhashi has been given a lifetime ban and fined US$50,000 for match-fixing offences. The Tennis Integrity Unit has found the 27-year-old guilty ...

Juan Martin del Potro Leads Tributes As Juan Monaco Announces Retirement

Adam Addicott- 16/05/2017

Juan Monaco (zimbio.com) Tennis players from both the men’s and women’s tour have paid tribute to Argentina’s Juan Monaco after he announced his retirement from ...

VIDEO: Ubaldo And Ben Rothenberg Preview The Rome Men’s Draw

Joshua Coase- 15/05/2017

Ben Rothenberg joined Ubaldo Scanagatta in Florence to discuss the men's draw ahead of the last Masters 1000 tournament on clay of the year getting ...

Steve Johnson misses Rome due to the unexpected death of his father

Alex Burton- 14/05/2017

Johnson's father, Steve Senior, has passed away unexpectedly at the age of 58 (Zimbio.com) There is some sad news from the USA. On Thursday, Steve ...