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.

TENNIS: Woz wilts in Sydney heat as Strycova prevails

Caroline Wozniacki’s eighth attempt at reaching the Sydney International semi-finals wilted in the stifling …

TENNIS: Federer loses to teenager Zverev

Roger Federer’s comeback from injury struck its first hurdle on yesterday when he was beaten by teenager Ale…

Kerber enjoying pressure at the top of the world

Germany’s Angelique Kerber said yesterday that she was enjoying the pressure of being the world’s top-rank…

ACCOLADE: Arise ‘Sir Andy’ and ‘Sir Mo’, stars knighted

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Y…

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.

TENNIS: Sharapova handed Madrid Open wildcard

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard for the Madrid Open in May just weeks after completing a 15-month ban for doping, organisers confirmed on Wednesday.

FEDERER ROLLS BACK THE YEARS:Roger strengthens credentials with shock Grand Slam revival

Many people thought Roger Federer’s Grand Slam-winning days were behind him, but he defied his age and conventional logic to seal his 18th major title at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Serena beats Venus to win record 23rd Slam title

Serena Williams rewrote history Saturday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world number one ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final.

THE GREAT SISTERS: Venus stands between Serena and history

Serena Williams is on the cusp of making Grand Slam history, 19 years after her first appearance at the Australian Open -- with only her greatest rival, sister Venus, able to stop her.

Old is gold on slick Aussie surface

Tennis’s old guard has staged a surprise revival at the Australian Open, with some wondering whether faster court conditions are the reason.

TENNIS: Federer edges Wawrinka thriller

Roger Federer edged a five-set thriller against his fellow Swiss and close friend Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open yesterday to become the oldest Grand Slam finalist in 43 years.

SERENA v VENUS: It’s eleventh final of an All-Williams Sister-Act tomorrow

Serena Williams is one win away from a record 23rd Grand Slam title after setting up an all-Williams final at the Australian Open. Now the only person standing in her way is her older sister, Venus.