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Osaka dreaming of Olympic gold

"The current US Open and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka is aiming to win a gold at the rescheduled Toyko 2020 Olympics, saying that it was a childhood dream. The event has been rearranged after it was postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to the ban on foreign spectators this year."...

Wimbledon reveals plan for new 8,000 capacity show court

"In a meeting with local residents, The All England Club presented its second consultation document on how to best use 73-acres of land which was acquired on the other side of the road from the main site in 2018. Work is due to start in January 2022, with a planning application expected to be submitted in July."...

ITF extends Tokyo Games qualification window to June 14

"Entries for the mixed doubles event will be determined from the list of players already competing in the Olympic tennis tournament. The Olympic tennis event features 64 players in men\u0027s and women\u0027s singles, 32 teams in men\u0027s and women\u0027s doubles, and 16 teams in mixed doubles. The Games will be held from July 23-August 8."...

Djokovic says Evans loss one of his worst performances in years

"\"Obviously right now, as I walk off the court, I\u0027m disappointed with the way I played, the way I felt on the court. But it\u0027s a long clay season,\" the world number one said. \"Still plenty of tournaments, plenty of room to improve. Obviously I have to work, hopefully get a better performance next week in Belgrade.\""...

Highlights: Evans causes huge shock with win over Djokovic in Monte...

"Dan Evans knocked out the 18-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic 6-4 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals in Monaco. It is a remarkable victory for the British number one, who had never before beaten one of the \u0027big three\u0027 of Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and had not won a tour level match on clay since 2017 before this week."...

‘He’s got no manners’ – Evans slams ’embarrassing’ Musetti

"Britain\u0027s Dan Evans, who earlier on Thursday delivered an astonishing upset in dumping world number one Novak Djokovic out of the Monte Carlo Masters, made more headlines by calling out Italy\u0027s Lorenzo Musetti. Evans was not happy with comments made by the 19-year-old, and took the opportunity to respond in his press conference."...

‘The best victory of his career’ – Nadal congratulates Evans after...

"Dan Evans\u0027 incredible victory over world number one Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters earned the Brit congratulations from Rafael Nadal - an 11-time champion at the tournament. Nadal had been expected to meet Djokovic in Sunday\u0027s showpiece final, but that prospect disappeared after Evans astonishingly downed the Serb in straight sets."...

Give Benoit Paire a break – men’s tennis is desperate for...

"Benoit Paire has been making headlines again with the French star attracting criticism following another first-round exit, this time at the Monte Carlo Masters. But in her latest column, Caitlin Thompson argues for some understanding for the world number 35, who like many of us has had to adjust to a new work dynamic during the pandemic."...

Evans stuns Djokovic to claim biggest career win

"The world number 33 knocked out the 18-time Grand Slam champion 6-4 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals in Monaco. It is a remarkable victory for the British number one, who had never before beaten one of the \u0027big three\u0027 Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and had not won a tour level match on clay since 2017 before this week."...

Bautista Agut: Becoming a father recovered bond I lost when my...

"In the latest edition of Players’ Voice, the Spaniard shares how tennis, his lifelong love of horses and parenthood have helped him through the hard times he’s faced. In 2020, he celebrated the birth of his son, Mini Rober, and has since continued his consistent form into 2021, appearing in ATP finals in Montpellier and Qatar."...
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