Novak Djokovic well ahead in ATP rankings
Novak Djokovic well ahead in ATP rankings

Roger Federer clinched his 85th career title in Istanbul on Sunday but remains second in Monday`s unchanged ATP rankings, still led by Novak Djokovic.

Rafael Nadal to use old racquet for rest of the season
Rafael Nadal to use old racquet for rest of the season

 Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will switch back to his old racquet for the rest of the season in a bid to regain his best form.

Missing Djokovic opens door to Nadal in Madrid
Missing Djokovic opens door to Nadal in Madrid

For the first time this season someone other than Novak Djokovic will claim a Masters event as the Serb misses out in Madrid after winning in Indian Wells, Miami and Monte Carlo.

Current slump is inevitable, says Rafael Nadal
Current slump is inevitable, says Rafael Nadal

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal said his struggles at the start of the season, his worst string of results in a decade, are unavoidable moments in an athlete's career.

Something old, new for newly-wed Andy Murray in Munich
Something old, new for newly-wed Andy Murray in Munich

There is something old and something new for newly-wed Andy Murray when the world number three launches his clay-court season at Munich`s ATP tournament on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic pulls out of Madrid to rest before French Open
Novak Djokovic pulls out of Madrid to rest before French Open

World number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week`s Madrid Open for a second consecutive year to rest before the Rome Masters and the French Open, organisers of the clay Masters event said on Wednesday.

Wimbledon the richest slam but prize money rises slow
Wimbledon the richest slam but prize money rises slow

The prolific acceleration in the size of the overall prize money pot at Wimbledon is slowing but the grasscourt championships remains the richest of the four grand slams.

Kei Nishikori `better than Novak Djokovic`, says former mentor
Kei Nishikori `better than Novak Djokovic`, says former mentor

Japan`s Kei Nishikori has the ability to reach the summit of men`s tennis and is technically already better than world number one Novak Djokovic, according to his former mentor.

Rafael Nadal is favourite alongside Novak Djokovic to win French Open 2015: Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal is favourite alongside Novak Djokovic to win French Open 2015: Roger Federer

Switzerland`s 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer on Monday said he still believed Rafael Nadal was the favourite to win the French Open next month despite the Spanish star`s troubled start to the clay court season.

Novak Djokovic holds top spot in tennis singles rankings
Novak Djokovic holds top spot in tennis singles rankings

With 13,845 points, Serbian star Novak Djokovic held on for the 144th week the top spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings issued on Monday.

Richard Gasquet, Nick Kyrgios seek French Open boost
Richard Gasquet, Nick Kyrgios seek French Open boost

France`s Richard Gasquet and Australian Nick Kyrgios will hope to kick-start pre-Roland Garros injury comeback bids at the Estoril Open which begins on Monday.

Rafael Nadal targets further improvement in Barcelona
Rafael Nadal targets further improvement in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal has a return to winning ways on clay in his sights as he targets a ninth title at the Barcelona Open this week.

Novak Djokovic relaxed over hot streak but needs rest
Novak Djokovic relaxed over hot streak but needs rest

On-form Novak Djokovic knows better than to try and predict how long he can keep up what seems to be a super-human effort on court after winning the Monte Carlo Masters.

Novak Djokovic defeats Tomas Berdych to win Monte Carlo Masters
Novak Djokovic defeats Tomas Berdych to win Monte Carlo Masters

World number one Novak Djokovic won his fourth tournament of the year as he outlasted Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday to lift the Monte Carlo Masters in a final delayed by light rain.

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.

Novak Djokovic downs Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semis
Novak Djokovic downs Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semis

Novak Djokovic reached his fourth final at the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday as he held off Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3.

Improving Rafael Nadal downplays clay chances against Novak Djokovic
Improving Rafael Nadal downplays clay chances against Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal insisted on Friday he was not yet ready to reclaim his long-held title of king of clay despite winning through to a semi-final against Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semis
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semis

A near flawless Novak Djokovic crushed Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3 to set up a blockbuster Monte Carlo Masters semi-final with claycourt king Rafa Nadal, who came through a testing workout by David Ferrer on Friday.

Rafael Nadal has to battle for Monte Carlo win
Rafael Nadal has to battle for Monte Carlo win

Rafael Nadal worked for nearly three hours to subdue Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 on Friday to seal his place in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals.

Novak Djokovic crushes Marin Cilic for Monte Carlo semi-final spot
Novak Djokovic crushes Marin Cilic for Monte Carlo semi-final spot

Novak Djokovic crushed Marin Cilic 6-0, 6-3 on Friday to move into the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.