Navratilova dropped for transphobic comments

The US organisation Athlete Ally, which aims to support the rights of LGBT sportspeople, has cut ties with tennis champion Martina Navratilova, saying comments she made in a British newspaper were transphobic. Navratilova -- an…

Juan Martin del Potro makes winning return at…

DELAY BEACH, Fla. -- Athletes are often confused as to what direction life will take when their sports careers come to a conclusion, but that's not the case for Juan Martin del Potro. The 30-year-old…

Croatia draws Spain, Russia in new Davis Cup

MADRID -- Defending champion Croatia will meet Rafael Nadal's Spain in the first edition of the revamped Davis Cup Finals in November. 2019 Davis Cup Groups Group A Group D France Belgium Serbia Australia Japan…

Opelka comes up aces vs. Isner at New…

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Reilly Opelka edged top-seeded John Isner the same way he knocked his fellow American out of the Australian Open, winning a match full of tiebreakers Saturday night in a New York Open…

John Isner not worried about his slow start…

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- John Isner entered this week's New York Open tournament without a win this season, which, as recent history suggests, isn't all that surprising. The top-ranked player from the U.S. had a horrible…

Federer isnt the GOAT, and neither is Nadal…

Shortly after Novak Djokovic mastered Rafael Nadal at this year's Australian Open final to lock down his 15th Grand Slam singles title, the simmering GOAT debate came to a boil again. We immediately asked whether…

Ebden beats teenager in Sofia Open first round

Australian No.3 Matt Ebden beats Adrian Andreev to reach the second round of the Sofia Open. Sofia, Bulgaria, 5 February 2019 | Tennis Australia Australia’s Matt Ebden battled to a three-set victory over Bulgaria’s Adrian…

Barty ready to ‘lead by example’ in Fed…

Ash Barty relishes the responsibility of being Australia's top-ranked player as the Fed Cup team prepare to face the USA. Asheville, North Carolina, 8 February 2019 | AAP / tennis.com.au Ash Barty is ready to…

Love it or hate it, lets give the…

The radically restructured Davis Cup competition launched last weekend and, in the eyes of some, it had one discernible flaw: It was not Davis Cup as we've known it. That isn't much of a shortcoming,…

Davis Cup: Australia completes clean sweep

Australia has built an unassailable 3-0 lead over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Adelaide, sending them through to the Davis Cup finals in Madrid in November. Adelaide, SA, 2 February 2019 | AAP / tennis.com.au Australia…