Tennis news

The latest tennis news and stories from New Zealand and around the world
05:24 Thu Apr 17 2014
Slovakian Dominika Cilbulkova has sped through a 60-minute match at the rain-affected Malaysian Open to progress to the second round.
04:47 Thu Apr 17 2014
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka had fast opening-round victories in Monte Carlo, sealing wins in 72, 52 and 45 minutes respectively.
03:31 Thu Apr 17 2014
Roger Federer has said family life takes precedence over any tennis match, and hinted that he could miss the French Open to be at his child's birth.
00:41 Thu Apr 17 2014
Roger Federer has thrashed veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1 6-2 in less than an hour to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.
03:41 Wed Apr 16 2014
Karolina Pliskova, who won the Malaysian Open last year as her first and only WTA title, has thrashed Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-2 in the first round match.
23:16 Tue Apr 15 2014
Prize money has increased by more than 10 per cent for this year's French Open tennis tournament.
02:52 Tue Apr 15 2014
Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini stood two points from defeat against Joao Sousa before coming back to win his second round match in Monte Carlo.
15:43 Sun Apr 13 2014
Spanish countrymen Fernando Verdasco and Nicolas Almagro will meet in the final of the US clay court championships
02:20 Sun Apr 13 2014
Clay court genius Rafael Nadal is seeking an amazing ninth Monte Carlo Masters title but a resurgent Roger Federer hopes to disappoint him.
17:44 Sat Apr 12 2014
Fernando Verdasco has stormed into the semi-finals of the US men's clay court championship in Houston with victory over American Donald Young.
15:57 Fri Apr 11 2014
Tommy Robredo has been knocked out of the US Men's Clay Court Championship by Colombia's Santiago Giraldo.
19:08 Thu Apr 10 2014
Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Matthew Ebden have suffered losses in their second and first round clashes at the men's clay tournament in Houston.
13:19 Wed Apr 9 2014
Veteran Lleyton Hewitt has beaten Canadian qualifier Peter Polansky in the opening round of the US men's clay championships.
00:29 Wed Apr 9 2014
Andy Murray says finding a replacement for coach Ivan Lendl is on his agenda with a decision likely to be made in the next month.
00:18 Wed Apr 9 2014
Australia will host Uzbekistan in September's Davis Cup World Group playoffs as they bid to remain in the top tier next year.
09:13 Mon Apr 7 2014
Switzerland, Italy and France are into the Davis Cup semi-finals after a day of tennis upsets.
11:58 Sun Apr 6 2014
World No.78 Jana Cepelova has booked a place in the final of the WTA Charleston to play Andrea Petkovic in the claycourt tournament.
21:32 Sat Apr 5 2014
Czechs Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol have beaten Japan's Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-4 6-4 6-4 to advance to the Davis Cup semi-finals.
12:16 Sat Apr 5 2014
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has defeated Jelena Jankovic 6-3 4-6 6-3 to reach the semis of the WTA Family Circle Cup in South Carolina.
08:57 Sat Apr 5 2014
Kiwi tennis player Marina Erakovic and her doubles partner were swept aside in the second round of a WTA tournament in Charleston.
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