Tennis

Video: Crowd groans with astonishment after Nick Kyrgios fires back 185km/h forehand winner against stunned Stan Wawrinka

Despite the freakish shot, Kyrgios was sent packing from the Rogers Cup by the Swiss star.

An emotional Andy Murray, of Britain, steps off court after defeating Marius Copil, of Romania, 6-7 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (4), during the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Andy Murray reduced to tears after gruelling tennis match at Washington Open

The three-time major champion cited fatigue when he pulled out of the Citi Open.

French tennis player throws massive tantrum, goes on racket smashing rampage at Washington Open

Benoit Paire was booed and jeered by the crowd after this performance against Marcos Baghdatis.

Watch: Serena Williams sent packing after just 52 minutes in most lopsided defeat of illustrious career

Williams lost 6-1, 6-0 in her opening match at the Silicon Valley Classic.

Watch: Nick Kyrgios booed off court by hostile crowd after retiring hurt from Atlanta Open quarter-final

The Aussie didn't get much love for ending his game with Cameron Norrie early.

Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

'Discrimination? I think so' - Serena Williams hits out again about frequent drug testing

Williams has complained before at being drug-tested more than other American tennis players this year.

Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Serena Williams to compete in two warm-up events before setting sights on US Open

Williams will play in the Rogers Cup and Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic.

Serena Williams rockets up world rankings after Wimbledon final loss

The 23-time Grand Slam champion rises 153 spots to sit 28th in the latest rankings.

'He was the best sparring partner' - Novak Djokovic dedicates Wimbledon crown to three-year-old-son

Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon title in convincing fashion this morning.

Michael Venus 'hungry and ready to go again' after Wimbledon final defeat

The Kiwi and partner Raven Klaasen lost to American duo Jack Sock and Mike Bryan this morning.

Michael Venus during the ASB Classic

Michael Venus falls in Wimbledon mixed doubles semi-final

The Kiwi and partner Katraina Srebotnik lost in straight sets this morning.

Kiwi Michael Venus reaches men's doubles final at Wimbledon

Venus and Raven Klassen will take on US players Jack Sock and Mike Bryan in the final.

Kiwi tennis star Michael Venus one game away from Wimbledon doubles final

Venus is one game away from the decider after an epic game on one of the world’s most famous courts.

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Erin Routliffe, Michael Venus, Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak are competing in London.

'The more Kiwis, the better!' Four NZ tennis aces hunting Wimbledon doubles’ glory

Erin Routliffe, Michael Venus, Marcus Daniell and Artem Sitak are competing in London.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion returned to the court this morning.

Serena Williams, 36, battles through at Indian Wells, next up - sister Venus, 37

The two sisters will meet in an unlikely match-up of 36 and 37-year-olds, as Serena continues comeback.

Kyrgios out of Australian Open after four-set fight in front of home crowd

Tennis' bad boy continued his normal ways, cursing on court a number of times.

Players criticise sweltering conditions at Australian Open as temp hovers at 40 degrees

Many athletes were taking all kinds of actions to cool themselves.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal in ominous early form at Aussie Tennis Open, Kygrios also through

The world number one sends a warning shot to his rivals by blitzing through his opening match.

Michael Venus wins epic back-and-forth rally at the net as Kiwi wins opening ASB Classic doubles match

Venus showed some flair with his technique on his way to the second round.

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The 2009 champion has struggled with injuries, but is fit for the Auckland tournament.

Juan Martin del Potro 'in a good shape' for ASB Classic

The 2009 champion has struggled with injuries, but is fit for the Auckland tournament.

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The ASB Classic tournament second seed took time out to sign autographs and pose for photos.

Watch: Juan Martin del Potro meets and greets young fans after intense training session

The ASB Classic second seed took time out to sign autographs and pose for photos.

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Denis Shapovalov is in Auckland for the ASB Classic, but wants to face his idol in Melbourne.

'It would be a privilege to play him' – Rising tennis star hoping for Roger Federer showdown

Denis Shapovalov is in NZ for the ASB Classic, but wants to face his idol in Melbourne.

'We'll try and make it a reality' - ASB Classic director says tournament needs a roof

A frustrated Karl Budge addressed media as day three was hampered by rain.

Video: ASB Classic smashed by deluge of rain as severe storm hits Auckland

Day three was bought to a standstill by the weather this afternoon.

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