Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai banned 6 months

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been banned for six months for breaching the sport’s anti-corruption program by attempting to change her Wimbledon doubles partner through coercion last year after the sign-in deadline. The Tennis Integrity Unit announced the sanction Wednesday, with three months of the ban suspended. Peng also was fined $10,000, with $5,000 […]

Serena Williams returns to top 30 WTA World rankings

American based Serena Williams has been named in the World’s top 30 WTA rankings, according to the reports on Monday. Despite losing Saturday’s final at the All England Club to German Angelique Kerber, Williams’s fourth tournament since giving birth to her daughter 10 months ago shifted her to the 28th place. Kerber, who won her […]
Tennis: Western & Southern Open

Madison Keys beats Coco Vandeweghe again in Cincinnati

Madison Keys beat fellow American Coco Vandeweghefor the second time in eight days with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory on Monday to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Open. Keys beat Vandeweghe in straight sets in the Stanford Classic final and while pushed a little harder on Monday, the 16th seed still had enough to get by […]

Zverev stuns Federer for Rogers title

Alexander Zverev’s hot streak is still alive. Roger Federer’s win streak is over. The German beat Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday for his 10th consecutive victory. The 20-year-old Zverev, the winner last week in Washington, matched Federer with a fifth tournament title this year. He also stopped Federer’s win streak […]
Elina Svitolina

Svitolina Beats Wozniacki For Rogers Cup Title

Elina Svitolina defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament yesterday. It was Svitolina’s fifth WTA Tour title of the season. The 22-year-old Ukrainian used powerful groundstrokes and a big serve to keep the sixth-ranked Wozniacki off balance. A break at love at 4-4 gave the fifth-ranked Svitolina the edge […]
Roger Federer

Federer flies through at Rogers; Air K crashes out

Roger Federer needed less than an hour to defeat Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2, 6-1 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday in his first appearance since winning a record eighth Wimbledon title in July. Gael Monfils produced the comeback of the day to beat Kei Nishikori in three sets, while Canada’s Denis Shapovalov enjoyed […]