Control-freak and parasite or loving father determined to help his son make the most of his talent - John Tomic does not so much divide opinion in Australia as split it into 'Bernard against the rest'.
Maria Sharapova survived a sticky start to move into the second round of the WTA Madrid Open on Monday with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania.
Tommy Haas may be 35 but his weekend Munich title has moved him up to 13 in the rankings - a five-year high - with the eloquent German showing few signs of slowing down.
World number one Serena Williams recovered from a lethargic start to her Madrid Open title defence to seal an ultimately comfortable 7-6 6-1 victory against teenage qualifier Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan in the first round on Sunday.
Top-ranked Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, as players applauded the tournament's return to red clay after its trial with blue "smurf" clay flopped last year.
Former world number one Venus Williams has been forced to withdraw from the Madrid Open due to a back problem, organisers said on Sunday.She was to play against Spanish wild card Anabel Medina Garrigues.
Rafael Nadal will not be protected with a higher seeding at the French Open, tournament director Gilbert Ysern said on Saturday. Roland Garros committee member Guy Forget suggested that the Spaniard should be protected to avoid a potential quarter-final clash with Novak Djokovic.
Australia’s Brad Drewett, the president of the ATP, died on Friday at the age of 54 following a battle against motor neurone disease, the governing body of men’s tennis announced.
After taking care of top seed Yuki Bhambri in the quarters, Vijayant Malik toiled hard but emerged victorious after 116 minutes against VM Ranjeet to reach the final of the $15000 ITF Futures event in Chandigarh on Friday.
Things don’t seem to be going Yuki Bhambri’s way of late. Last month, cramps led the 20-year-old to concede his match when at the brink of victory at the Doha Futures final. On Thursday, a sprained ankle hampered his chances of making the semifinals of the ITF $15000 Futures event in Chandigarh.
Somdev Devvarman might have led a players' rebellion against the national tennis federation but AITA has recommended his name for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 2013.
The knife attack on Monica Seles, which took place in Hamburg 20 years ago on Tuesday, not only dictated security at sports events over the last two decades, but changed the victim's life forever.
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands earned themselves a shot at their third title of the season by reaching the final of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
Rafael Nadal extended his record number of Barcelona titles to eight as he brushed off a slow start to beat Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday.
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands will have to wait for their third title of the season as they ended runners-up at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix after losing the summit clash to Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel, on Sunday.