tennis

Federer marks triumphant tennis return as Swiss sweep Britain

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic combined for a Swiss 2-0 Hopman Cup sweep of Britain on Monday as the 17-time grand slam champion returned to tennis after a six-month injury absence.

Murray and Kerber named 2016 world champions by ITF

The number one pair of Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber earned the official stamp of approval for runaway success in 2016 as they were named world champions by the International Tennis Federation...

34 arrests in Spain in tennis match-fixing probe

Spanish authorities have detained 34 people, including six players, in connection with match-fixing at lower tier tennis tournaments in Spain and Portugal, police said on Thursday.

Del Potro broken finger a small price to pay for Davis Cup history

Juan Martin del Potro emerged with a broken finger after leading Argentina to a first-ever Davis Cup trophy at the weekend. 

Del Potro rallies Argentina to comeback Davis Cup title

Juan Martin del Potro rallied from two sets to love down, inspiring Argentina to a fightback 3-2 victory over Croatia on Sunday to give the country its first Davis Cup title.

Cilic sparks doubles success to hand Croatia 2-1 lead over Argentina

Marin Cilic excelled at doubles duty with Ivan Dodig as the Croatian pair defeated Argentines Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 to hand the hosts a 2-1 lead in the...

Cilic, Del Potro earn opening wins for 1-1 Davis Cup scoreline

Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro each posted opening wins on Friday to leave the Davis Cup final locked 1-1 after first day singles.

Cilic wins marathon to give Croatia 1-0 lead in Davis Cup

Marin Cilic got off to a fast start but needed a mid-match recovery to take Croatia to a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup final on Friday as he beat Federico Delbonis 6-2, 7-5, 3-6, 1-6, 6-2

Cilic to open Davis Cup final against Delbonis

Croatian point man Marin Cilic will open Croatia's Davis Cup final against Argentine Federico Delbonis as the hosts look for their first title since 2005 in the worldwide team competition after...

Cilic hopes to end career-best season with Davis Cup title

Croatian Marin Cilic is psyched for a Davis Cup final at home against visiting Argentina as the hosts bids for a second title since 2005.

Murray achieves career dream with year-end top finish

Andy Murray completed a dream run to year-end world number one as he beat Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the World Tour Finals over his main rival.

Murray drawn into Monday start against Cilic at World Tour Finals

Andy Murray will test his new number one status on the second day of the World Tour Finals next Monday, with the Scot drawn to start group play against Marin Cilic.

Satisfied Murray cements new top ATP status with Paris title win

Andy Murray solidified his new status as ATP number one, claiming his eighth title of the season with a 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 defeat of John Isner in the Paris Masters final on Sunday.

Murray one step closer to top ranking as Cilic stuns Djokovic

Marin Cilic beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) after 14 straight losses in their series, bringing Andy Murray that much closer to his bid for a number-one ranking at the Paris Masters on Friday....

Cilic claims London year-end spot with Paris defeat of Goffin

Marin Cilic joined the field for the ATP year-end championships on Thursday as he beat Belgian David Goffin 6-3, 7-6 (11-9) in the third round at the Paris Masters.