Serena Williams not ready for claycourt season yet
Serena Williams not ready for claycourt season yet

Twice French Open champion Serena Williams said her struggle to beat Sara Errani in the Fed Cup on Sunday had been a real "eye-opener" as the claycourt season gets into full swing.

Rafael Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Novak Djokovic

Although comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic on the Monte Carlo semi-finals, claycourt king Rafa Nadal believes he is on the right path as his beloved French Open looms.

French Open increase in prize money pot to euros 20.2m
French Open increase in prize money pot to euros 20.2m

Come May, and the winner of French Open will earn more in prize money. The organisers of the prestigious clay court tennis tournament, French Tennis Federation announced that the total pot has been increased by three million euros to over 28 million, with singles champions receiving 1.8m each.

Novak Djokovic off to winning start in clay season opener
Novak Djokovic off to winning start in clay season opener

Novak Djokovic got away to a 6-1, 6-4 winning start to the clay season on Tuesday, with the locally based world number one pleased with a second-round defeat of Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

French Open prize money up three millions euros

Prize money for this year`s French Open has increased three millions euros to more than 28 million euros, the French tennis federation announced Tuesday.

Stakes high for Rafael Nadal as he heads for Monaco
Stakes high for Rafael Nadal as he heads for Monaco

Rafa Nadal posted a photo of himself hosing down the court after practising at home in Mallorca this week before heading to Monte Carlo for the first of three Masters 1000 claycourt events en route to the French Open.

AITA signs MOU with French Open organisers
AITA signs MOU with French Open organisers

French Tennis Federation (FFT), the organiser of the Grand Slam tournament French Open and All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to intensify the development process of tennis and boost junior talent in the country.

India lacks good domestic tennis competitions: Ramesh Krishnan
India lacks good domestic tennis competitions: Ramesh Krishnan

Indian tennis legend Ramesh Krishnan on Tuesday said lack of domestic competition is the reason behind the dearth of quality players in the country, adding the sport needs to be taken to the far-flung areas to produce future champions.

Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win
Miami Open: Fernando Verdasco upsets Rafael Nadal while Serena Williams, Andy Murray win

Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup of Spaniards to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Open.

Nadal, a four-time Miami runner-up, leaves the Masters Series hardcourt event without a title again this year after his 11th appearance.

No pressure a key for French Open success, says Novak Djokovic
No pressure a key for French Open success, says Novak Djokovic

The French Open is the only grand slam title to have eluded Novak Djokovic and the steely-eyed Serb has adopted a philosophy of reverse psychology in a bid to claim the coveted crown at Roland Garros.

Chance for junior Indian tennis players to get Grand Slam ticket
Chance for junior Indian tennis players to get Grand Slam ticket

The junior Indian tennis players will have a chance to earn wild card entry into the French Open junior championships as AITA in collaboration with the French Tennis Federation (FFT) has launched a new initiative, called Rendez-Vous.

Novak Djokovic shows why he is king of the Australian Open
Novak Djokovic shows why he is king of the Australian Open

 Novak Djokovic may never win as many Wimbledon or U.S. Open titles as Roger Federer or as many French Open championships as Rafa Nadal but when it comes to the Australian Open the Serbian reigns supreme.

Simona Halep swings into semis in Shenzhen
Simona Halep swings into semis in Shenzhen

Top seed and world number three Simona Halep breezed past Serbian qualifier Aleksandra Krunic in straight sets Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the WTA Shenzhen Open.

Eugenie Bouchard launches Australian Open bid at Hopman Cup
Eugenie Bouchard launches Australian Open bid at Hopman Cup

World No.7 Eugenie Bouchard is confident her upcoming Hopman Cup appearance will give her the best chance for Grand Slam glory at the Australian Open.

I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah
I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah

Former star player Yannick Noah has offered an apology of sorts for criticising France`s defeated Davis Cup team saying that he would keep quiet in the future.

Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning elusive French Open
Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning elusive French Open

World number one Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning the French Open, the only trophy missing from his Grand Slam cabinet, even though he has a minor problem and his name is Rafael Nadal.

Novak Djokovic targeting elusive French Open title
Novak Djokovic targeting elusive French Open title

World number one Novak Djokovic said Monday he was eyeing the French Open title next year, the only major trophy missing from his cabinet, after an impressive 2014.

Novak Djokovic targets Grand Slam glory in Paris
Novak Djokovic targets Grand Slam glory in Paris

Novak Djokovic has set his sights on finally ending his long wait to be crowned French Open champion next year and complete a career Grand Slam.

Novak Djokovic seals year-end top spot, makes semi-finals of ATP Tour Finals
Novak Djokovic seals year-end top spot, makes semi-finals of ATP Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic was at his imperious best as he sealed the year-end world number one spot and advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with a 6-2, 6-2 thrashing of Tomas Berdych on Friday.

Nishikori goes from Project 45 to Elite 8
Nishikori goes from Project 45 to Elite 8

After becoming the first Asian man to reach a grand slam singles final and coming agonisingly close winning the title, Kei Nishikori will achieve another milestone when he becomes the first player from the continent to compete at the ATP World Tour Finals.