Svitolina Shocks Williams In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 10, 2016 Three Olympic gold medallists headlined the action on Centre Court at the Barra Olympic Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray eased past Juan Mónaco, winning 6-3, 6-1 in only 69 minutes. […]

Del Potro Stuns Djokovic In Rio Opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 8, 2016 Novak Djokovic is out on Day 2 of the Olympic Tennis event. The world number one lost his opening match to Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6, 7-6. The Argentine took two tie-breaks, winning  7-4, […]

Djokovic To Face Del Potro In Rio Olympics Opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 4, 2016 Top seed Novak Djokovic has been drawn on Thursday against Juan Martin del Potro in a blockbuster first round match at the Olympic Tennis Event in Rio de Janeiro. The Argentine defeated Djokovic to […]

Canadian Tennis Team Nominated for Rio 2016

TORONTO, July 1, 2016 On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Tennis Canada named the four athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in tennis at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The athletes selected are […]

20 Years Of Failed Drug Tests In Tennis – Some Famous Cases

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2016 Maria Scharapova is not the first tennis player, who is facing a ban from tennis due to a failed drug test. In the following an overwiew of fomer incidents with top-players involved. 1995: Mats Wilander […]

Increase in prize money for smaller tournaments announced

LONDON, January 8, 2015 The ATP announced today an increase in prize money for all of the approximately 150 Challenger Tour events taking place every year. At this level, more than 680.000 people attended the matches in 2014. All of […]

RFET plans first Spanish ATP Challenger on grass

PUERTO REAL, November 29, 2014 At the promenade of Puerto Real the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) presented a new ATP Challenger event to be held at Villanueva Lawn Tennis Club next year. The tournament will be played on natural grass, […]

Diego Schwartzman wins ATP Challenger Tour Finals

SAO PAULO, November 23, 2014 Second-seed Diego Schwartzman took on Brazilian wild card Guilherme Clezar in Sunday’s final of the ATP Challenger Tour Finals at the Pinheiros Sports Club in Sao Paulo. The Argentine defeated top-seed Simone Bolelli winning 7-5, […]