• 'Would you care if you were 23 and worth over $10m?' - Tomic

    Bernard Tomic has caused uproar after attempting to defend a match point by holding the racquet head instead of the handle in Madrid.

  • Maturing Kyrgios knocks Wawrinka out of Madrid Open

    Australian Nick Kyrgios let his tennis do the talking against Stanislas Wawrinka as he knocked the fourth seed out of the Madrid Open with a scintillating display on Wednesday. Last year the 20-year-old got a suspended 28-day ban and $25,000 fine after making lurid remarks about Swiss Wawrinka's…

  • Aussie tennis player defends match point with the wrong end of the racket

    If you're going to lose, do it with the style of a sullen teenager. Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, 23, did just that on Tuesday, deciding for some reason to hold his racket in reverse while trying to "defend" match point at the Madrid Open. SEE ALSO: These people massively regret the…

  • Refreshed Djokovic makes winning return to Madrid

    Novak Djokovic stepped up his preparations for the French Open as the top seed beat teenager Borna Coric 6-2, 6-4 in his opening match at the Madrid Masters on Wednesday. The world number one, who lifted the trophy in the Spanish capital five years ago, has not played in Madrid since 2013 when he…

  • Tennis-Australia integrity unit beefed up after corruption claims

    Tennis Australia are to beef up their integrity unit to fight corruption in the sport after their showcase tournament was blighted earlier this year by allegations of global inaction to combat it. The Australian Open, the year's first grand slam tournament, was rocked on its opening day by reports…

  • Azarenka withdraws, Kvitova loses as shocks continue in Madrid

    Victoria Azarenka fell victim to injury and Petra Kvitova was beaten in straight sets on a day of more shocks in Madrid.

  • Australia's Tomic slammed for match point 'tank'

    Bernard Tomic's on-court commitment has come under renewed scrutiny after the Australian played match point holding his racquet backwards in defeat to Fabio Fognini at the Madrid Open. Tomic, down 0-40 as Italian Fognini sought to serve out the match at 6-2 5-4, held his racquet by the head with…

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    Forget defends Nadal

    French Open Tournament Director Guy Forget says he sympathises with Rafael Nadal over drug accusations

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  • Clinical Nadal eases through in Madrid

    Rafael Nadal did not face a single break point as he started his quest to regain his Madrid Open title by brushing aside Andrey Kuznetsov.

  • Halep cruises through, Cibulkova battles back in Madrid

    Simona Halep is one of five seeds left in the women's Madrid Open draw after a straight sets win over Karin Knapp on Tuesday.

  • French federation headquarters and president home's searched

    The French tennis federation’s (FFT) headquarters and FFT president Jean Gachassin's home have been searched amid an investigation into alleged ticket trafficking, French judicial authorities said on Tuesday. The French financial prosecution service said it had seized "documents useful to the…

  • Djokovic beats Coric, advances to Madrid Open 3rd

    Top-ranked Novak Djokovic eased into the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Borna Coric 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday. Djokovic, who had not played in Madrid since 2013, served four double faults but relied on his return to overpower Coric. ''I thought I was serving quite well in the practice…

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  • Victoria Azarenka retires from Madrid Open with back injury

    MADRID (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of the Madrid Open because of a back injury.

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  • Documents seized after searches at French Tennis Federation

    PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors have seized documents after carrying out a series of searches at the national tennis federation and the home of its president Jean Gachassin on Tuesday.

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  • Tennis-Azarenka pulls out of Madrid Open with back injury

    Fourth seed Victoria Azarenka pulled out of the Madrid Open with a back injury on Wednesday ahead of her third round game against American Louisa Chirico. The 26-year-old Belarusian had been the highest seed left in the women's draw after Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza…

  • Nadal, Murray through in Madrid

    Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal stretched his perfect start to the European clay-court season to 11 matches with a routine 6-3, 6-3 win over Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov to reach round three of the Madrid Masters on Tuesday. Defending champion Andy Murray began his defence of the title…

  • Murray downs Stepanek in Madrid Masters

    Madrid (AFP) - Britain's Andy Murray began the defence of his title at the Madrid Masters with a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-1 win over Czech veteran Radek Stepanek on Tuesday.