Tennis coach Brad Gilbert tells CNN that it's an "exciting opportunity" for both Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic to work together as soon as next week.
A former junior tennis champion isn’t going to jail, but his career is likely over after admitting to match-fixing. Anderson, who won the juniors title at the 2016 Australian Open, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges relating to fixing his first-round match against fellow Aussie Harrison Lombe in a tournament Down Under last October. The once-promising tennis star’s cover was busted after a magistrate heard a friend approached the 19-year-old about intentionally dropping the first set of the match. After the draw for the Traralgon Challenger was announced, Anderson agreed to the scheme. Soon after, Crownbet, an Australian online betting service, reported a suspicious bet to authorities: Someone
When the ATP Race standings were updated this week Andy Murray, the world No. 1, languished down at 13th. Unlike the actual world ranking that is a rolling 12-month points total, the Race standings are a gauge of form since January when everybody starts on zero. With the French Open starting on Sunday, Murray has accrued 1,210 to the 4,915 of Rafael Nadal and looks a pale imitation of the player who won his last 24 matches of 2016 to knock Novak Djokovic off his pedestal and seize power in men's tennis.