French Open 2016, Day 6: Rafael Nadal pulls out, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori enter last 16​

French Open 2016, Day 6: Rafael Nadal pulls out, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori enter last 16​

Nadal, 29, stunned Roland Garros by calling a news conference at just 10 minutes notice to announce he was pulling out.

Defiant Russia name dope-tainted Maria Sharapova in 2016 Rio Olympics tennis squad

Defiant Russia name dope-tainted Maria Sharapova in 2016 Rio Olympics tennis squad

The former world number one was suspended from competitions as of March 12 after testing positive for banned substance Meldonium.

Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Russian 15th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova stunned 21-time Grand Slam champion Williams 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-2 while British world number two Murray dropped a third-round match to Bulgarian 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 6-3.

Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Serena Williams` bid for a ninth Miami Open title came to shock end when the world number one was beaten 6-7(3) 6-1 6-2 in the fourth round by 15th-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.

Singapore Slammers to meet Indian Aces in IPTL Final

Singapore Slammers to meet Indian Aces in IPTL Final

While Aces were already in the final, the Singapore Slammers' victory ensured the second spot for them and a ticket for the summit clash.

Petkovic, Stosur, Kuznetsova out of Wuhan Open 1st round

Andrea Petkovic, seeded 13th, became the first seed to bow out of Wuhan Open first round on Sunday as the German lost to Britain`s qualifier Johanna Konta 6-3, 7-5.

Wozniacki into Eastbourne last-eight, Bouchard injured

Wozniacki into Eastbourne last-eight, Bouchard injured

Caroline Wozniacki reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne International on Wednesday with a 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic, the cosmopolitan Frenchwoman with two Grand Slam doubles titles and a liking for grass, produced her second successive upset at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham on Thursday.

Svetlana Kuznetsova returns to Top 20

Svetlana Kuznetsova returns to Top 20

Russia`s two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova has returned to the WTA Top 20 on Monday after her run to the final of the Madrid Open at the weekend.

Petra Kvitova thrashes Svetlana Kuznetsova to win Madrid Open

Petra Kvitova thrashes Svetlana Kuznetsova to win Madrid Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova romped to the Madrid Open title on Saturday with a crushing 6-1, 6-2 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal and Murray into Madrid semis

Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal and Murray into Madrid semis

Serena Williams`s stunning 27-match winning streak was snapped in resounding fashion by Petra Kvitova on Friday as the Czech progressed to the Madrid Open final 6-2, 6-3.

Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal ousts Dimitrov in Madrid

Serena, Sharapova stunned, Nadal ousts Dimitrov in Madrid

Serena Williams`s stunning 27-match winning streak was snapped in resounding fashion by Petra Kvitova on Friday as the Czech progressed to the Madrid Open final 6-2, 6-3.

Petra Kvitova snaps Serena Williams run to reach Madrid final

Petra Kvitova snaps Serena Williams run to reach Madrid final

Serena Williams`s stunning 27-match winning streak stretching back to last year`s WTA finals was snapped in resounding fashion by Petra Kvitova on Friday as the Czech progressed to the Madrid Open final 6-2, 6-3.

Svetlana Kuznetsova stuns Maria Sharapova to reach Madrid final

Svetlana Kuznetsova stuns Maria Sharapova to reach Madrid final

Svetlana Kuznetsova scored her first victory over Maria Sharapova in seven years to reach the final of the Madrid Open 6-2, 6-4 on Friday.

Kerber pulls Germany level in the clash with Russia

Kerber pulls Germany level in the clash with Russia

Germany`s Angelique Kerber beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in straight sets on Sunday to level the score in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final tie at 2-2.

Pavlyuchenkova puts Russia 2-0 up against Germany

Pavlyuchenkova puts Russia 2-0 up against Germany

Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Julia Goerges in straight sets to put Russia 1-0 up in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final tie with visitors Germany on Saturday.

Svetlana Kuznetsova opens Russia`s Fed Cup tie with Germany

Svetlana Kuznetsova opens Russia`s Fed Cup tie with Germany

Svetlana Kuznetsova will face Julia Goerges in Saturday`s opening rubber of the Fed Cup World Group semi-final clash between Russia and Germany after Friday`s draw.

Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova

Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova

Russia`s hopes of winning a place in the Fed Cup final suffered a setback as world number two Maria Sharapova dropped out through injury just days ahead of the semi-final with Germany.

Serena Williams rips Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals

Serena Williams rips Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals

World number one Serena Williams dominated Russia`s Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, advancing to the WTA and ATP Miami Open quarter-finals with her 15th consecutive victory at the event.

Blocking queen Sloane Stephens waves bye-bye to Twitter haters

Blocking queen Sloane Stephens waves bye-bye to Twitter haters

Sloane Stephens referred to Serena Williams as a "colleague" and said she has had to block "a lot" of her fans on Twitter after the two had a falling out following the 2013 Aussie Open.