British tennis star Emma Raducanu could earn millions in endorsements

New British tennis sensation Emma Raducanu, born to a Romanian father and Chinese mother, lit up Wimbledon with her winning smile and perfect shots – and the 18-year-old could earn millions as endorsement offers flood in Emma Raducanu, 18, won legions of new fans with her remarkable victory over Sorana Cirstea, the world No 45, on […]

Tennis: ASB Classic cancelled for second straight year

Auckland’s premier tennis tournament the ASB Classic will be cancelled for a second straight year. NZME understands an announcement will be made later today to confirm the 2022 men’s and women’s events won’t take place. In October last year, the 2021 event was cancelled thanks in large part to the Covid-19 pandemic. Earlier this year […]

For Roger Federer and Andy Murray, Wimbledon Is the Same, but Different

Roger Federer went first in the Wimbledon interview room on Saturday. Andy Murray soon followed. “Ah, this is different,” Murray said in his baritone, as he settled into a familiar seat in unusual circumstances. Normally both Federer and Murray pack the place, but not this year as Wimbledon returns after a forced hiatus. Interviews are […]

2021 French Open: What to Watch on Wednesday

How to watch: 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern time on the Tennis Channel, streaming on Tennis Channel Plus. Iga Swiatek is the only player remaining in the women's draw who has previously reached the final of a Grand Slam event. Swiatek, the defending champion, is still the favorite to win the tournament, but the […]

Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open, Citing Mental Health Struggles

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka said Monday that she’s withdrawing from the French Open, days after announcing she would boycott the press at the tournament to protect her mental health. In a statement posted to her Instagram, the 23-year-old Japanese pro tennis player said dropping out from the high-profile event was “the best thing for the […]

2021 French Open: What to Watch on Wednesday

How to watch: 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time on Tennis Channel; streaming on Tennis Channel+. Grand Slam tournaments often feature some first round upsets, but this year’s French Open has been particularly eventful in the half of the draw that plays its second-round games on Wednesday. Pablo Andujar, who is 35 years old […]