Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in tears as he ends remarkable career after French Open defeat

The Frenchman, who announced he would retire after this year’s Roland Garros, was beaten 6-7 (6) 7-6 (4) 6-2 7-6 (0) by Norwegian Casper Ruud, bringing his 18-year professional career to an end. The 37-year-old received a standing ovation from

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Novak Djokovic criticizes Wimbledon’s ‘lose-lose’ ban on Russian and Belarusian players

Wimbledon, the third of the four grand slams on the tennis calendar, is arguably the most famous tennis tournament in the world. But this year, the men’s and women’s professional tours, along with the International Tennis Federation (ITF), have opted

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Naomi Osaka knocked out of French Open after first-round defeat against Amanda Anisimova

The 20-year-old Anisimova, a surprise semifinalist at Roland Garros three years ago, has now beaten Osaka in back-to-back grand slams after her third-round victory at the Australian Open in January. In their latest clash at Roland Garros — arguably the

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Tennis tours strip ranking points at Wimbledon over decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players

This year, however, the men’s and women’s professional tours, along with the International Tennis Federation (ITF), have opted to strip its ranking points for the grand slam event. The announcements to remove the ranking points, which were made separately Friday

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The young sensations who could make their mark at the French Open

His is the sort of meteoric rise sport craves and should he achieve what many are predicting — win the Coupes des Mousquetaires on the Parisian clay aged 19 — he will make headlines around the world. When tennis’ elite

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Rafael Nadal suffers from recurring foot injury ahead of French Open

The 21-time grand slam champion missed a large part of last season with the injury and says he is still learning to live and play through the pain. The Spaniard appeared to struggle badly toward the end of his last

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Tennis great Chris Evert completes chemotherapy treatment for ovarian cancer

The 18-time grand slam champion revealed she had been diagnosed with the disease in January. “I’m a little out of it (meds) but nonetheless, thankful and relieved I finished my six chemo treatments,” she wrote on Twitter alongside a video

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Denis Shapovalov calls for tougher measures against hecklers after fiery Italian Open win

During the second set of his 7-6 3-6 6-3 victory against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego in Rome, Shapovalov was handed a point penalty after he crossed the net to show the umpire a ball marking on the court. The incident prompted

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