Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou starts independent tennis league

Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams, announced he will start an independent tennis league which would feature professionals in the sport facing off in matches. The competitions will be held without fans and hosted at his academy in Nice, France. The announcement of this league, which will be called Read more

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal working to help fund lower-ranked tennis players during COVID-19

ATP tournaments from now until July are suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many lower-ranked players without a stable income for the time being. To help ease their financial burdens, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are working with the ATP to create a funding system. Read more

Coronavirus: Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open, converts into temporary hospital

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect nearly every corner of the globe, more and more things are having to be repurposed in a way that helps parts of this country better deal with this disease. The latest transformation comes from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, which Read more

Roger Federer ‘devastated’ by Wimbledon cancellation, as other tennis stars share disappointment

To help contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club announced Wednesday that it’s canceling its Wimbledon for the first time since World War II, when it was on hold from 1940 to 1945. And the world’s top tennis players are sharing their collective disappointment.  Wimbledon’s cancellation is an Read more

Coronavirus: Wimbledon will be canceled due to pandemic, German tennis official says

The coronavirus outbreak has halted sporting events all around the world. According to German Tennis Federation vice president Dirk Hordorff, Wimbledeon will be the next big event affected. On Sunday, he told Sky Sports Germany that Wimbledon will be canceled. According to Hordorff, the cancellation will be announced on Wednesday after an Read more

Coronavirus: Tennis star Serena Williams, husband Alexis Ohanian announce six-week self-quarantine

Tennis star Serena Williams announced on Friday that she will be self-quarantining as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic. Williams will only be spending time with her immediate family, husband Alexis Ohanian and 2-year-old daughter Olympia. “Spending the next 6 weeks in solitude, Williams wrote on Instagram. “Being a wife. Read more