Federer trusts himself to thrive past age 30

2011-08-04 11:28:27

Roger Federer will turn 30 next week, but the Swiss winner of a record 16 grand slam singles titles said on Wednesday he will not pause for reflection since he is too busy plotting for more tennis success.

Peng Shuai hopes to match trailblazer Li Na's achievement

2011-08-04 10:40:45

China's Peng Shuai entered the US hard court season with a career-high ranking and now holds hopes of some day matching the heroics of her trailblazing countrywoman, Li Na.

Sharapova remains world's top earning female, Li Na 8th

2011-08-03 10:37:44

Maria Sharapova may not have won a grand slam title since 2008, but the Russian tennis player remains unchallenged as the world's highest paid woman in professional sports.

Serena claims first title since 2010 Wimbledon

2011-08-01 10:07:32

Comeback queen Serena Williams won her first tournament in more than a year when she overpowered third seed Marion Bartoli of France 7-5 6-1 in the Stanford Classic final on Sunday.

Sampras-Safin show to unveil new venue at China Open

2011-07-29 08:02:22

Fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Peter Sampras will play former World No 1 Marat Safin on Sept 30 to open the new tennis stadium before the China Open.

Fatigued Zhang ousts Dokic

2011-07-28 08:03:09

China's Zhang Shuai fought off fatigue to upset Australian fourth seed Jelena Dokic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the second round in suburban Washington.

US Open looms large for fit-again Del Potro

2011-07-28 08:03:09

With his frustrating wrist injury finally behind him and the US Open looming large next month, the smile is back on Juan Martin Del Potro's face as he prepares for this week's ATP event in Los Angeles.

Spain beat US to book place in Davis Cup semis

2011-07-12 15:44:29

Spain booked their place in the Davis Cup semi-finals against France after taking an unbeatable 3-1 lead over the United States Sunday.

Li Na tries to maintain low profile in China

2011-07-07 14:39:36

Li Na is doing her best to keep a low profile in China, despite returning home to a hero’s welcome after securing the country’s first Grand Slam title.

Li Na's homecoming celebration in Beijing

2011-07-06 10:47:38

Li Na of China presents balls to her fans at a celebration organized by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) at Sanlitun SOHO in Beijing.

Thousands give Wimbledon king Djokovic hero's welcome

2011-07-05 10:27:55

Some 100,000 Serbian tennis fans gave Novak Djokovic a royal reception in central Belgrade on Monday after the 24-year-old arrived home to celebrate winning his first Wimbledon title.

Li Na out of WTA top 5 after Wimbledon

2011-07-05 09:25:34

China's French Open champion Li Na has dropped out of the women's singles top five in WTA's new rankings released on Monday.