What is it? The Laver Cup, which was announced in August 2016, is tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup and pits Team Europe against Team World. It is one of a number of new tennis events that has sprung up in the last few years to shake up the conventional tennis calendar, such as the Next Gen
New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed. Williams says she hopes to ''have the same fortitude'' in raising her own daughter, Alexis Olympia, who was born on Sept. 1.
Japan's Kimiko Date has no immediate plans to turn to tennis coaching but is keen to contribute in some other way to the sport she quit last month, the 46-year-old said. The former world number four retired for good after her first round loss in the Japan Women's Open two weeks before her 47th