Halep, Kvitova to play in Sydney International
Halep, Kvitova to play in Sydney International

World number three Simona Halep and Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will headline the Sydney International women`s field in January, organisers said on Saturday.

ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis
ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis

Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer`s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and on Thursday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard.

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for  World Wildlife Fund
Andy Murray becomes ambassador for World Wildlife Fund

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was announced as a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday.

Petra Kvitova defeats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open
Petra Kvitova defeats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.

Petra Kvitova ends Caroline Garcia's dream run to enter Wuhan semis
Petra Kvitova ends Caroline Garcia's dream run to enter Wuhan semis

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ended the dream run of France`s Caroline Garcia with a clinical performance to reach the semi-finals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday.

Spain Davis Cup captain will need much more than Murray's praise
Spain Davis Cup captain will need much more than Murray's praise

For Spain's newly appointed Davis Cup captain, Gala Leon Garcia, Andy Murray's backing may not be enough for her to survive the demands of the game, on and off the court.

US Open: Refreshed Andy Murray beats Matthias Bachinger in straight sets
US Open: Refreshed Andy Murray beats Matthias Bachinger in straight sets

Eighth seed Andy Murray, who overcame cramping in his first-round victory, roared past unseeded German Matthias Bachinger in straight sets on Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.

Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova takes New Haven title

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years Saturday, defeating Slovakia`s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open warm-up event.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reaches New Haven semis

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament Thursday with a 6-4, 6-1 triumph over Czech compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Boris Becker surprised by criticism of appointment by Novak Djokovic

Boris Becker says he was surprised by the level of criticism when world number one Novak Djokovic took him on as his coach last year.

Rogers Cup: Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova toppled at Montreal

Petra Kvitova`s first tournament since her Wimbledon triumph came to an abrupt end on Thursday as she was bundled out of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal by Ekaterina Makarova.

Kvitova ready to shoulder the pressure of being champion

The Venus Rosewater Dish proved to be something of a poisoned chalice for Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova after her 2011 win but she says the difficult experience means she is now ready to cope with the pressure of a second title win.

`Maria` Bartoli in tears on Wimbledon return

Tearful Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli returned to Centre Court on Tuesday only to hear herself introduced as `Maria` by a blundering announcer.

Bartoli happy to be on the outside looking in

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli will enjoy the French Open from the safety of a television commentary box this year, free from the pressure loaded on the shoulders of the home brigade.

Murray embarks on search for new coach

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray revealed on Tuesday that he will soon begin his search for a new coach and hopes to have appointed one by the French Open in May.

Aussie Ebden to be Murray`s first post-Lendl foe

Australian Matthew Ebden will be the first opponent for defending ATP Miami Masters champion Andy Murray after the Scotsman revealed his shock split with coach Ivan Lendl on Wednesday.

Andy Murray splits with coach Lendl

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl after two years, the British world number six said on Wednesday.

Wawrinka, Murray knocked out at Indian Wells

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered his frst loss of the year on Wednesday and joined Andy Murray in making an early exit from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

Nadal battles into Indian Wells third round

Rafael Nadal`s Indian Wells title defence got off to a rocky start on Saturday, as the world number one was forced to rally for a three-set victory over Radek Stepanek.

Murray makes it through, Federer, too

Andy Murray avoided another early exit at Indian Wells on Saturday, rallying for a three-set victory over Lukas Rosol in his opening match at the ATP Masters and WTA hardcourt event.