Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open
Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open

It was a fitting goodbye for China's biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal returns in style, Novak Djokovic wins in China
Rafael Nadal returns in style, Novak Djokovic wins in China

Rafael Nadal made an emphatic return to singles competition Tuesday after being sidelined for three months, sweeping aside Richard Gasquet of France in the $5.4 million China Open.

Rafael Nadal targets Novak Djokovic, China record on return
Rafael Nadal targets Novak Djokovic, China record on return

Rafael Nadal makes his long-awaited return to action at the China Open this week, where he will be seeking to challenge world number one Novak Djokovic's 100 percent record in Beijing.

I want to forget wrist injury, says Rafael Nadal on return
I want to forget wrist injury, says Rafael Nadal on return

Rafael Nadal returned to action for the first time since Wimbledon on Thursday and admitted he is trying to forget the wrist injury which forced him to skip his US Open title defence.

Spanish Davis Cup captain not interested in sexist debate
Spanish Davis Cup captain not interested in sexist debate

Gala Leon Garcia has rejected suggestions from Rafael Nadal`s coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, that her selection as Spain`s first female Davis Cup captain is impractical.

Rafael Nadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain
Rafael Nadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain

Rafael Nadal's coach has criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team. Gala Leon, a former WTA player, became the first woman to be appointed captain of the country's Davis Cup team on Sunday, replacing Carlos Moya.

Toni Nadal puzzled as Spain pick female Davis Cup captain
Toni Nadal puzzled as Spain pick female Davis Cup captain

Toni Nadal has given a lukewarm response to the decision by the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) to appoint former women`s Tour player Gala Leon as Spain`s new Davis Cup captain.

IPTL: Roger Federer 'beyond excited' to play in India
IPTL: Roger Federer 'beyond excited' to play in India

Not only are tennis fans in India looking forward to seeing legend Roger Federer play in person, the man himself is 'beyond excited' to visit the country.

Swiss legend Roger Federer set to play in New Delhi, to lead Indian Aces in IPTL
Swiss legend Roger Federer set to play in New Delhi, to lead Indian Aces in IPTL

In what would be one of the greatest moment for Indian tennis fans, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is confirmed to play in the Mahesh Bhupathi-promoted International Tennis Premier League (ITPL).

`Nishikori effect` comes to Malaysia
`Nishikori effect` comes to Malaysia

Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori returns to the court this week for the first time since his breakout US Open performance, leading the field as the clear favourite in the Malaysian Open.

Carlos Moya gives up Spain captaincy after Davis Cup exit
Carlos Moya gives up Spain captaincy after Davis Cup exit

Former world number one Carlos Moya said Thursday he will not renew his captaincy of Spain`s Davis Cup team next year after the five-time champions lost their World Group elite status.

Brazil take lead over Spain in Davis Cup playoff
Brazil take lead over Spain in Davis Cup playoff

 Brazil left Spain on the brink of elimination from the Davis Cup World Group after Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo defeated Marc Lopez and David Marrero 6-3, 7-5, 7-5.

There is no action in modern tennis: Serbian great 'Bobo'
There is no action in modern tennis: Serbian great 'Bobo'

Slobodan Zivojinovic, the first Serb to become a global tennis star, says nothing could have been better for the game than Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori competing for the US Open title since the modern game has been deprived of "action" due to the top four's domination.

Fans fear end of golden era, but show goes on
Fans fear end of golden era, but show goes on

A less informed holder of an expensive U.S. Open men`s singles final ticket walks into Louis Armstrong Arena, settles down into a court-side seat and then rubs his eyes in disbelief, checking the smallprint on his stub.

Tennis US Open: David Ferrer, doomed to be the man who wasn`t there

Once hailed as the bloodhound and bulldozer of men`s tennis, David Ferrer may as well have been the man who wasn`t there.

Tennis US Open: David Ferrer, doomed to be the man who wasn`t there

Once hailed as the bloodhound and bulldozer of men`s tennis, David Ferrer may as well have been the man who wasn`t there.

Roger Federer leads list of game's top moneymakers
Roger Federer leads list of game's top moneymakers

Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion topped Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis moneymakers announced on Tuesday.

Roger Federer leads list of game`s top moneymakers

Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion topped Forbes magazine`s list of the 10 top tennis moneymakers announced Monday.

Novak Djokovic in no doubt Rafael Nadal will come back strong

Rafael Nadal casts a long shadow at Flushing Meadows, even though the Spaniard won`t be defending his title when the US Open begins on Monday.

US Open: Roger Federer poised for fairytale of New York

Roger Federer hopes to mark the 10th anniversary of his first US Open title with a sixth triumph in New York and become the oldest Grand Slam champion in more than 40 years.