Stan Wawrinka put his comeback from knee surgery back on track with a comeback win over Nick Kyrgios at the Rogers Cup while Wimbledon holder Novak Djokovic eased to victory over Mirza Basic. read more
Serena Williams’ disclosure comes a week after she suffered the worst loss of her career in San Jose, losing the final 12 games in a shocking 6-1, 6-0 first-round upset to unseeded Johanna Konta. read more
Nick Howell plays during a match at the real tennis champions trophy in Hampton Court Palace, London. As the dust settled at Wimbledon, the real tennis action was under way-- the world’s best players of the original sport duelled it out at the game’s spiritual home. Real tennis, the historic forerunner of the modern sport, is still played on a few dozen courts across the globe, including at Hampton Court Palace.
On a court originally built in 1530 for king Henry VIII, the top players of “real tennis” are laying chases and hitting boomerangs, giraffes and railroads -- some of the sport’s quirky moves. read more