Tennis

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, […]

Czech Republic leads Germany 2-0 in Fed Cup Final

PRAGUE Czech Republic are in a commanding position to win a third Fed Cup title in four years after 2011 and 2012 when Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova both won in straight sets to put the hosts 2-0 up against […]

ATP 500 Valencia 2014 – Day 6

VALENCIA Top-seed David Ferrer and the tournament’s number three Andy Murray met in a blockbuster semi-final at the City of Arts and Science in Valencia on Saturday. Both faced each other for the 15th time and for the third time within the […]

ATP 250 Vienna 2014 – Day 7

VIENNA In Sunday’s blockbuster final at the Erste Bank Open the tournament’s two top-seeds as well as ATP World Tour Final contenders, David Ferrer and Andy Murray, faced each other for the title. It was the first time that two […]

ATP 250 Vienna 2014 – Day 6

VIENNA The final four met on Day 6 at the Erste Bank Open. Top-seeds David Ferrer and Andy Murray continued their push for a spot at the ATP World Tour Finals on semi-final day in Vienna, meanwhile US Open champion […]