Tennis

New Zealand doubles players Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell.
 Davis Cup tie between New Zealand and Korea. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 8 April 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Kiwis collect mixed results in doubles semis in Europe

Artem Sitak has battled into the semis in France but the news wasn't so rosy for Marcus Daniell in Russia.

Watch: 'We had a lot of complications but look who we got!' Serena Williams introduces baby girl Alexis in heart-melting video

The tennis superstar has revealed she was in hospital for six days after giving birth two weeks ago.

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Karl Budge said the chances of the 2016 ASB Classic women's winner of returning next year are 50/50.

ASB Classic tournament director 'hopeful' US Open champ Sloane Stephens will return to NZ

Karl Budge said the chances of Sloane returning next year are 50/50.

Roberto Bautista Agut hits a return shot against Novak Djokovic

Two former champs confirmed for return to ASB Classic

Agnieszka Radwanska and Roberto Bautista Agut will return to Auckland in January.

Rafael Nadal claims US Open title after dominant straight sets win

It's the third US Open title for Nadal, who won two majors this year for the first time since 2013.

The last time a New Zealand tennis player won a doubles grand slam was in 1979.

Kiwi Michael Venus through to mixed doubles final at US Open

Venus has eased into another grand slam tennis final, combining with Taiwan's Chan Hao-Ching for a two-set semi-final win.

Spanish star Rafael Nadal storms into US Open final, lets out huge roar after dispatching Juan Martin del Potro

Nadal will play for his 16th Grand Slam title after beating Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2.

New Zealand's Michael Venus in action during his first round singles match on opening day at the ASB Classic. ATP Mens Tennis Tournament. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Monday 9 January 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Kiwi tennis ace Michael Venus through to US Open mixed doubles final

Venus and partner Hao-Ching Chang will take on Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray for the crown.

Opinion: Men's tennis' golden age coming to a sad end

The age of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray is coming to an end , writes Guy Heveldt.

He did it! Juan Martin del Potro raises his arms to the heavens after incredible US Open take down of Fed-Express

In match that was on a knife-edge the whole way, Del Potro lifted late to clinch a thriller.

Nadal cruises into US Open semi-finals after crushing straight sets victory

The victory now means the Spaniard will close in on a historic showdown with Roger Federer.

Sloane Stephens wins rollercoaster third set over Anastasija Sevastova to reach US Open semi-finals

Stephens is the first US woman besides the Williams sisters to reach the semis since 2004.

Venus Williams in US Open quarter-finals after dominating third set against Carla Suarez Navarro

The Spaniard battled in the opening two sets but had nothing left in the tank in the third.

'She's got Sharapova befuddled!' Maria sent packing from US Open after barrage of cheeky drop shots

Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova had the controversial wildcard perplexed.

Venus Williams advances to fourth round of US Open in straight sets demolition

It's the first time since 2010 that she reached the fourth round in every major.

Serena Williams posts a picture to social media addressed to "My Dearest Baby".

Congrats Serena! Tennis superstar welcomes baby girl into the world

The 35-year-old gave birth this morning to a baby girl reportedly weighing six pounds, 13 ounces.

 Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal fights back to advance to US Open third round

The 15-time Grand Slam champion defeated Japan's Taro Daniel in four sets at Flushing Meadows.

Federer pulls out second five-set victory in a row at US Open

The Swiss star battled past 101-ranked Mikhail Youzhny.

New Zealand's Michael Venus in action during his first round singles match on opening day at the ASB Classic. ATP Mens Tennis Tournament. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Monday 9 January 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Kiwi double specialist Michael Venus beaten in US Open first round

There will be no Paris-style heroics for Kiwi doubles specialist Michael Venus at the US Open after he lost his opening round match.

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Norrie now plays under the British flag, he scored a win over Russian Dmitry Tursunov who retired 7-6, 6-1.

Former Kiwi junior Cameron Norrie through to second round of US Open

Norrie now plays under the British flag, he scored a win over Russian Dmitry Tursunov who retired 7-6, 6-1.

Crowd gets behind emotional Maria Sharapova after her upset win over second seeded Simona Halep at US Open

Sharapova played her first Grand Slam match today since a 15-month doping suspension.

Watch: 'I was caught in the middle' - Venus Williams' reaction to fatal crash on police body-cam

Footage has emerged of a Florida police officer speaking to Williams after the fatal car accident on June 9.

The last time a New Zealand tennis player won a doubles grand slam was in 1979.

Wimbledon doubles campaign over for Kiwi Michael Venus after gruelling quarter-final

Venus and Harrison went down 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 1-6 to Henru Kontinen and John Peers.

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Venus and partner Jack Harrison advanced to the quarter-finals after a five-set thriller.

'We kept our composure' – Kiwi tennis star Michael Venus on his colossal day at Wimbledon

Venus and partner Jack Harrison advanced to the quarter-finals after a five-set thriller.

Kiwi tennis ace Michael Venus recovers to moves into Wimbledon doubles quarter-finals

Venus and partner Ryan Harrison fought back from a set down to claim victory.

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