Wimbledon

A look at Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic epic rivalry ahead of 2020 French Open final: In Pics

World number one Novak Djokovic is all set to lock horns with Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal in the final of the men's singles event of the 2020 French Open on Sunday. The match between the two big guns will be the ninth Grand Slam final meeting. 

Oct 10, 2020, 20:43 PM IST

Born September 26, 1981: Serena Williams, American tennis star and 23-time Grand Slam champion

American tennis star and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams turned 39 on Saturday, September 26.

Sep 26, 2020, 00:17 AM IST

Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open with achilles injury

23-time Grand Slam champion and American tennis player Serena Williams has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open due to a an achilles injury.

Sep 13, 2020, 10:11 AM IST

Happy birthday Roger Federer: Swiss tennis great turns 39

Federer is the most successful player of all time in Wimbledon, having won eight titles at the grass court Grand Slam.

Aug 08, 2020, 16:08 PM IST

Former tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska becomes mother of a baby boy

Poland's Radwanska bid adieu to professional game in 2018 after winning 20 WTA tour titles.

Jul 28, 2020, 19:05 PM IST

Wimbledon to disburse prize money among 620 players despite cancellation

Wimbledon, which was initially scheduled for June 29-July 12, was cancelled for the first time since World War Two due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 11, 2020, 22:30 PM IST

Any tips for my forehand? Sachin Tendulkar asks Roger Federer

On Friday, the 47-year-old took to his official Twitter handle and shared a video of him trying his hand at tennis and playing an almost perfect-looking forehand.

Jul 04, 2020, 16:32 PM IST

2020 French Open could be held behind closed doors

Since the postponement was announced in March, Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since the Second World War while doubts remain on whether the US Open will be held.
 

May 10, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

Laver Cup postponed to 2021 to avoid clash with French Open

The Laver Cup, which was founded and organised by 20-time Grand Slam champion and Swiss great Roger Federer, was slated to take place from September 25 to 27 this year.

Apr 18, 2020, 09:59 AM IST

US Open ‘highly unlikely’ to be staged without spectators

The 2020 edition of the US Open is slated to take place from August 24 to September 13.

Apr 17, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Novak Djokovic takes up Andy Murray's '100-volley' challenge

Murray challenged his fellow players and fans to hit 100 volleys back and forth with a partner in the confines of their homes or backyards while staying home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 11, 2020, 15:01 PM IST

Coronavirus: Wimbledon organisers to receive over 140 million USD as part of pandemic insurance

The All England Club had also revealed that the 134th edition of the championships will take place from June 28 to July 11, 2021. 

Apr 09, 2020, 16:49 PM IST

'Virus rewriting history books in tennis': Mahesh Bhupathi opens up on Wimbledon cancellation, life in lockdown and more

Ace Indian tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Sports Editor, Digvijay Singh Deo, gave his reactions to the cancellation of Wimbledon and opened up about a lot of things ranging from the idea of playing behind closed doors, the future of Roger Federer, tennis after COVID-19 pandemic, how he is spending his time during lockdown and much more.

Apr 05, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

Coronavirus crisis: US Open set to go ahead as per schedule, says organisers

The US Open 2020 is slated to take place from August 24 to September 13, 2020.

 

Apr 02, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: ATP, WTA announce further suspension of all tennis events till July 13

Last month, the ATP and WTA had announced the suspension of the game till June 7 in the wake of deadly coronavirus that was termed 'pandemic' by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Apr 02, 2020, 14:13 PM IST

Roger Federer 'devastated' as Wimbledon 2020 gets cancelled due to coronavirus COVID-19

This is the first time that Wimbledon has been cancelled since World War II. 

Apr 02, 2020, 12:09 PM IST

Wimbledon 2020 Championship postponed to June, 2021 due to coronavirus COVID-19 scare

The Official Twitter page of Wimbledon said, "It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that The Championships 2020 will be cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic."

Apr 01, 2020, 20:57 PM IST

Wimbledon 2020 to be cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic

According to German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff, the Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the 2020 tournament on Wednesday.
 

Mar 30, 2020, 17:30 PM IST

Evaluating all scenarios, Wimbledon may be cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus COVID-19: AELTC

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in different parts of the world, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) on Wednesday (March 25) said it is evaluating all scenarios, including a postponement or cancellation of Wimbledon 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mar 26, 2020, 06:49 AM IST

Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova announces return to international tennis

Bulgarian tennis star Tsvetana Pironkova is all set to make a return to professional tennis after a gap of three years. 

Mar 15, 2020, 14:33 PM IST