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On her 27th birthday she posted a picture of herself on crutches after undergoing surgery. She abandoned the light training she was able to do prior to Christmas and has not played a tournament in nearly two years.
Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in playing a pre-Australian Open warm-up exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantine in the South Australian city, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday.
Tennis’ top stars will quarantine in Adelaide rather than Melbourne and play an exhibition there ahead of the Australian Open, with the city also hosting a WTA event after the years’ first Grand Slam, organisers said Saturday.
Six-time champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from knee surgery.
Former British World Number 1, Andy Murray, will begin his 2021 season at the Delray Beach Open next month after accepting a wildcard for the ATP 250 tournament.
Dominic Thiem recovered from squandering four match points in a dramatic second-set tie-break to beat Novak Djokovic in three pulsating sets in the last four at the ATP Finals on Saturday.
German tennis player Alexander Zverev secured a tricky three-set victory over the Argentine Diego Schwartzman in London to keep his hopes of reaching the ATP Finals last four alive.
Toni Nadal, uncle and former coach of 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion Rafa, could be in line for a place on the board of Barcelona after announcing on Friday he has joined the team of presidential candidate Victor Font.
Rafael Nadal battled into the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) win over Australian Jordan Thompson at Bercy Arena.
The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said on Monday, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.
Novak Djokovic will renew his love-hate relationship with Roland Garros in the knowledge that it is himself rather than seemingly unsettled 12-time champion Rafael Nadal who could pose the greatest threat to winning a second Paris title and 18th Grand Slam crown.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Portuguese winger opened the scoring for Manchester City in the 79th minute, firing into the top corner from the edge of the box. However, he received the ball from Rodri, who had dispossessed Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings from an offside position.
At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare Sowunmi, 27, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery levelled against them.
A telecommunications expert in Owerri, the Imo capital, Mr Charles Okeke, has advised the Federal Government to remove the restrictions placed on SIM card registration.
Twenty-two persons have been arrested in Sangotedo area of Lagos by the Lagos Zone of the EFCC for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has attempted to laugh off speculation linking Lionel Messi with a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Chelsea are reportedly keeping close tabs on Monaco defensive midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni despite the ongoing certainty surrounding Frank Lampard’s managerial future.
The Sun says the Eagles will swoop for Gray as a replacement for Andros Townsend if he leaves this month — or at the end of his deal in the summer.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended the date of the country’s national holiday and has criticized cricket bosses for omitting the words “Australia Day” from promotions for its matches. The first fleet of British convicts arrived in Sydney on Jan. 26, 1788, but Aboriginal groups mourn what they call “Invasion Day.”
Portuguese superstar footballer and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who is unarguably one of the best to play the sport and who has a catalogue of historical feats to his name added to that litany of accomplishments by making football history during Wednesday night’s Italian Super Cup final between Juventus and Napoli.