Returning Nadal wants to enjoy comeback 'gift'

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal said Monday returning to action at the Barcelona Open is a "gift" and he wants to enjoy every moment of what he expects to be the last year of his career.

13h ago

'Ruthless' Tsitsipas defeats Ruud for third Monte Carlo title

The 12th-ranked Greek, who will return to top 10 on Monday, also won the title in the principality in 2021 and 2022.

1d ago

'It's a joy': Nadal returns to action in Barcelona

The 22-time Grand Slam winner has played just once, in an exhibition match, since he felt a hip injury flare-up during a quarter-final defeat by Jordan Thompson in Brisbane on the eve of the Australian Open.

1d ago

'Not great', admits Djokovic as 2024 slump continues

Novak Djokovic admitted he was "not having a great season at all" after he was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by Casper Ruud in the semi-finals.

2d ago

Ruud ends Djokovic jinx in Monte Carlo to set up Tsitsipas title clash

Casper Ruud finally defeated Novak Djokovic at the sixth attempt on Saturday, setting up a Monte Carlo Masters title showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas.

2d ago

Tsitsipas storms back to sink Sinner in Monte Carlo

An inspired Stefanos Tsitsipas handed Jannik Sinner his second loss of the season on Saturday as the two-time champion reached the Monte Carlo Masters final 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

2d ago

Nadal to make ATP return next week in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal will make his return to ATP competition for the first time since January when he plays Flavio Cobolli in the Barcelona Open next week.

2d ago

Djokovic into record 77th Masters semi-final at Monte Carlo

Djokovic will take on either Casper Ruud of Norway or France's Ugo Humbert for a place in Sunday's final.

3d ago

Sinner outlasts red-hot Rune to reach Monte Carlo semis

Rune beat Sinner in the semi-finals last year.

3d ago

Nadal hopes to return from injury for Barcelona Open

"First training... with the hope of being here these days before the start of the tournament. I'm here to see how it goes... with the desire to try to play," wrote Nadal on social media, alongside a picture of the Spaniard sitting courtside with his rackets.

4d ago

Djokovic 'feeling great' in Monte Carlo as Alcaraz withdraws injured

World number one Novak Djokovic said his "feeling was great" as he flew past Roman Safiullin in straight sets at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday, after third seed Carlos Alcaraz withdrew from the event due to injury.

5d ago

Djokovic wants last dance with Nadal at Roland Garros

Rafa Nadal's withdrawal from the Monte Carlo Masters has cast doubt over the 22-times Grand Slam champion's participation at the French Open, but Novak Djokovic said he is still hoping for a final chapter in their storied rivalry.

1w ago

French Open in doubt for Nadal after Monte Carlo withdrawal

"Unfortunately I have to tell you that I am not going to be playing in Monte Carlo. My body simply won't allow me," said the battle-weary Spaniard on social media.

1w ago

Sinner relishing the moment after magnificent Miami performance

Jannik Sinner said he is enjoying every moment of his sensational start to the 2024 season after winning the Miami Open on Sunday for his third title of the year.

1w ago

Super Sinner destroys Medvedev to set up Miami final with Dimitrov

Italy's  Jannik Sinner destroyed defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-1, 6-2 in just 69 minutes on Friday to reach the final of the ATP Miami Open, where he will take on Grigor Dimitrov.

2w ago

Who knows who's next, says Djokovic in new coach search

Djokovic has had a poor start to the year by his standards.

2w ago

Djokovic splits from Ivanisevic with bitter sweet message

Novak Djokovic and Goran Ivanisevic are to go their separate ways, the tennis world number one announced on Wednesday, ending a five-year association which yielded 12 Grand Slams.

2w ago

Murray says emotional farewell to his Miami 'tennis home'

The emotion of the game itself, a missed chance for a third straight win in a tournament for the first time in over a year, was enhanced by Murray knowing this week was his final appearance in a city he calls his "tennis home".

3w ago
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