Yearender: Prizes shared but Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams still rule
Yearender: Prizes shared but Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams still rule

Grand slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended the year still setting the standard.

International Tennis Federation set to raise prize money for young players
International Tennis Federation set to raise prize money for young players

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has decided to increase prize money for young players in lower categories on the men's circuit.

Warrior spirit leads Kei Nishikori to new heights
Warrior spirit leads Kei Nishikori to new heights

There comes a moment in all great sporting careers when the puzzle fits together and for Kei Nishikori it arrived on a sweltering early September afternoon in New York.

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.

Janko Tipsarevic pulls out of Chennai Open
Janko Tipsarevic pulls out of Chennai Open

Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic, the 2013 singles Champion, on Thursday withdrew from the upcoming ATP Chennai Open due to health issues.​

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams take ITF annual honours
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams take ITF annual honours

 Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named 2014 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Tony Nadal believes rise of newcomers will soon see end of 'big four' dominance
Tony Nadal believes rise of newcomers will soon see end of 'big four' dominance

Tony Nadal, uncle and coach of world number three Rafael Nadal, believes that dominance of big four has diminished in the wake of fierce competition from the newcomers.

Injured Jo-Wilfred Tsonga out of Hopman Cup
Injured Jo-Wilfred Tsonga out of Hopman Cup

French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Thursday pulled out of January`s mixed team Hopman Cup in Australia due to an arm injury, organisers said.

Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well
Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well

France's tennis ace Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has another talent up his sleeve and that is modeling.

Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others
Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others

 Sania Mirza grabbed her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title and wrapped up her dream season with the year-end finale trophy even as India's established male tennis players found the going tough in 2014.

Thomas Berdych takes on Andy Murray`s former coach
Thomas Berdych takes on Andy Murray`s former coach

Czech tennis star Tomas Berdych hired a new coaching team on Tuesday including Venezuelan Danny Vallverdu who was until last month one of Andy Murray`s coaches.

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer resist surge of new wave
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer resist surge of new wave

Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic enjoyed breakthrough triumphs at the Australian and US Opens, but at the end of 2014 it was business as usual for Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer

IPTL: Watching Roger Federer, others a dream for Indian tennis fans
IPTL: Watching Roger Federer, others a dream for Indian tennis fans

Aimed at whetting the appetite of Asian fans, generally starved of top-level action, the reaction in India to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) was crucial to the inaugural tournament's fortunes.

IPTL: Manila sign off with 30-15 win over Singapore
IPTL: Manila sign off with 30-15 win over Singapore

Manila Maverics wrapped up their IPL campaign in style, winning all five matches in their 30-15 victory over Singapore Slammers, here on Saturday.

ATP prize money to reach $100 million in 2015
ATP prize money to reach $100 million in 2015

Prize money on the men’s tennis tour will reach $100 million for the first time in 2015, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) said on Friday.

ATP World Tour purses will then climb even higher, to $135 million by 2018, the ATP added in a news release.

Indian Aces beat Manila Mavericks 28-23 in IPTL
Indian Aces beat Manila Mavericks 28-23 in IPTL

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna continued their good form as Indian Aces dished out yet another dominating performance, beating Manila Mavericks 28-23 in the UAE leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here Friday.

IPTL and 'traditional' tennis can co-exist: Carlos Moya
IPTL and 'traditional' tennis can co-exist: Carlos Moya

The innovative rules and format of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) may have struck a chord with the Asian fans, generally starved of top-level action, but former World No.1 Carlos Moya believes the 'traditional' sport will stick to its conventional rules, though the inaugural tournament will 'co-exist' and thrive alongside the existing order.

Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot
Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic has said she was looking to improve her Grand Slam performances while keeping an eye on the world number one spot for 2015.

Indian Aces edge past Singapore Slammers in IPTL
Indian Aces edge past Singapore Slammers in IPTL

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna got past Bruno Soares and Daniela Hantuchova in the mixed-doubled match as Micromax Indian Aces edged past DBS Singapore Slammers in the UAE leg of the Indian Premier Tennis League, here on Thursday.

WTA, Perform sign single biggest commercial contract in history of women's tennis
WTA, Perform sign single biggest commercial contract in history of women's tennis

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and Perform, a British media company, have signed a record deal worth 535 million dollars for the broadcasting rights to the women's tennis tour in its annual calendar, triggering the single biggest commercial contract in the history of women's sport.