Venus coming to Australian Open

2011-12-23 10:15:19

Venus Williams will still play the Australian Open despite withdrawing from her scheduled warm-up tournament in New Zealand for health reasons.

Williams quits Australian Open warm-up

2011-12-22 10:15:44

Seven-times grand slam champion Venus Williams has withdrawn from her Australian Open warm-up event in New Zealand due to "health reasons".

Djokovic, new king of tennis in 2011

2011-12-21 09:46:04

With three Grand Slam and five Masters titles, the world number one ranking, a 70-6 win-loss record and a record prize money haul of 12.6 million US dollars, Serb Novak Djokovic was arguably the king in 2011.

Rafa Nadal sells shares in Real Mallorca

2011-12-20 10:00:52

Tennis world number two Rafa Nadal and his uncle Miguel Angel Nadal sold their 10 percent shareholding in Spanish football team Real Mallorca on Monday, the club said in a statement.

Sharapova to play in Russia's Fed Cup tie v Spain

2011-12-20 09:45:54

Maria Sharapova has committed herself to playing in Russia's Fed Cup first round tie against Spain in February, the world number four said.

Sampras backs Li Na

2011-12-20 08:06:05

Despite a half-year slump after her epic French Open victory, China's first Slam champion, Li, still can peak again, said 14-time major winner Pete Sampras.

Greats say don't write off Federer

2011-12-20 08:06:05

Two legends of tennis expect the "Big Four" to wage a battle royal for the Grand Slam crowns this season.

Stars bring comedy to court

2011-12-19 07:57:13

Tennis turned into slapstick comedy at the weekend.

Script of China Daily' exclusive interview with Pete Sampras

2011-12-18 22:06:38

Script of China Daily' exclusive interview with Pete Sampras

Wozniacki spotted with McIlroy's family

2011-12-13 15:24:52

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark stands with the parents of his boyfriend Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland.

Nadal rules out 2012 Davis Cup

2011-12-05 13:38:38

Rafa Nadal does not intend to play in the Davis Cup next year after securing Spain's fifth triumph in the competition.

Fatigue offers hope to Argentina

2011-11-30 10:00:26

Fatigue among Spain's players could help a well-prepared Argentina spring a surprise at this week's Davis Cup final in Seville.