Tennis

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Richard Gasquet, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Novak Djokovic returns to world number one, replaces Rafael Nadal

Djokovic will be the ATP's year-ending No. 1 for the fifth time.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27:  Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic celebrates winning his quarterfinal match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Czech giant-slayer Tomas Berdych confirmed for 2019 ASB Classic

"Every year I hear so many good things and I have always wanted to play," the former World No.4 said.

Two-time Grand Slam champ Victoria Azarenka confirmed for Auckland's ASB Classic

She is the third major winner to be announced in the women’s draw, following Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams.

Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki during her quarter final at the ASB Classic. WTA Womens Tournament. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Thursday 5 January 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Danish star Caroline Wozniacki returning to Auckland's ASB Classic

Wozniacki confirmed via Facebook that she will make her sixth appearance at the NZ tournament.

John Isner (USA)

'I love playing in Auckland!' John Isner confirms entry for 2019 ASB Classic

The American tennis star will make his eighth appearance at the event in January.

Serena was wrong: New report disproves Williams' 'sexism' claims made during - and after - US Open final meltdown

In a 20 year period from 1998 to 2018, the men have incurred nearly three times more separate code violations than their female counterparts.

US Open umpire Carlos Ramos breaks silence over Serena Williams controversy

Ramos has spoken publicly for the first time since the US Open final, saying he is "fine."

'Welcome to PC World' - Aussie newspaper defends cartoonist after controversial Serena Williams depiction

The Herald Sun has defended cartoonist Mark Knight, after his illustration of Serena Williams was slammed for being "racist."

Serena Williams, right, talks with referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open

Martina Navratilova slams Serena Williams' US Open outburst saying she should consider 'what is the right way to behave?'

Writing for the New York Times, the 18-time Grand Slam champion wrote: "We cannot measure ourselves by what we think we should also be able to get away with."

Cartoonist Mark Knight's depiction of Serena Williams' US Open meltdown

Australian cartoonist accused of racism after Serena Williams tantrum depiction

The Herald Sun's Mark Knight's version of Williams' meltdown has not gone down well.

'Serena is blowing this out of proportion': The world reacts to Williams' mega meltdown

Players, commentators and fans alike are having their say on a story that has gripped the world.

Serena Williams fined $25,700 for US Open tantrum

Williams was given three separate code violations during her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

Serena Williams training as a child

'Don't dream it, just do it' - Serena Williams shares flashback in new ad

The 23-time Grand Slam winner can be seen practising with her father as a young girl.

Serena Williams (USA) def Venus Williams (USA)

Serena Williams reveals she learnt of half-sister's killer's release moments before taking court that ended in shock loss

Williams was defeated 6-1,6-0 defeat to Johanna Konta, the heaviest loss of her professional career.

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.

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.

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