Tennis

STILL GOING STRONG: Wawrinka believes Federer on course for top position

Roger Federer’s comeback from injury has been so successful that his compatriot, Stan Wawrinka, believes he can become the oldest world number one in history at the age of 35.

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Federer beats the odds for fifth Wells' title

A rejuvenated Roger Federer beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday to earn a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title and the distinction of being the tournament's oldest winner.

TENNIS: Federer powers past Nadal in Indian Wells

Roger Federer played superbly to claim a third straight win over Rafael Nadal for the first time in his career and reach the last eight in Indian Wells.

Roger Federer, riding high

The Swiss superstar, whose Australian Open victory in January signaled a resurgence after a year disrupted by injury, is drawn in the same quarter with three-time defending champion and second seed Novak Djokovic and Spanish fifth seed Rafael Nadal in the Indian Wells ATP Masters.

TENNIS: Lack of women in world tennis body worrying

Judy Murray says it is “completely wrong” there are so few women in leadership roles at the Lawn Tennis Association.

TENNIS: Sharapova handed Rome wildcard

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been given a wildcard to play in the Italian Open in May, organisers said yesterday.

Kenya women qualify for World Tennis Team Cup

It was mission accomplished as the Kenya women national team booked their ticket to this year’s International Tennis Federation Wheelchair World Team Cup to be held from May 1 to 7 in Sardinia, Italy.

Kenya face Tanzania in tennis final

It will be an East African affair in the finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) BNP Paribas Wheelchair World Team Cup African Qualifiers as hosts Kenya and neighbours Tanzania clash for top honours.

Tennis: Kenyans off to flying start

Hosts Kenya began their International Tennis Federation (ITF) BNP Paribas Wheelchair World Team Cup African Qualifiers campaign on a high beating Ghana and Morocco in both men’s and women’s matches.