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# tennis - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Tennis Ireland forced into U-turn after announcing courts would remain open under Level 5 restrictions

All activities must now be suspended after a new statement from the governing body.

# tennis - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

# tennis - Friday 9 October, 2020

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

# tennis - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

# tennis - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# tennis - Monday 5 October, 2020

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again

The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.

# tennis - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

# tennis - Friday 2 October, 2020

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

# tennis - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# tennis - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# tennis - Monday 28 September, 2020

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

# tennis - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

# tennis - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

The Grand Slam title record holder is now a controversial figure in the game.

# tennis - Monday 14 September, 2020

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

# tennis - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive

The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.

# tennis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape

Osaka will face Jennifer Brady while Zverev meets Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four.

# tennis - Monday 7 September, 2020

Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification

The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.

Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban

Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.

# tennis - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing

Zverev eventually won the match in four sets.

# tennis - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win

Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.

# tennis - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory

The Scot was two sets and a break down, and faced a match point in the fourth set, against Japanese world number 49 Yoshihito Nishioka.

'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police

The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.

# tennis - Thursday 27 August, 2020

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

# tennis - Friday 21 August, 2020

'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open

The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.

# tennis - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'

The person who has contracted the virus “is not a player” and is asymptomatic.

# tennis - Monday 17 August, 2020

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open

‘I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe,’ said the Romanian.

# tennis - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation

The Serb said he had completed ‘all the check-up’s and was fully recovered from coronavirus.

# tennis - Friday 7 August, 2020

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# tennis - Monday 3 August, 2020

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal

The 2005 triumph against Mariano Puerta marked the first of 12 titles at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal.

# tennis - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns

Fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty, the current women’s world number one, withdrew from the tournament earlier this week.

# tennis - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Class act' Wimbledon praised for distributing £10m in prize money despite cancellation

The Wimbledon finals should have taken place this weekend.

# tennis - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus

The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.

# tennis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev

The German doesn’t feel sportspeople should ‘tell off’ one another.

# tennis - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Dimitrov tests positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic event

Tennis’s world number 19 says he is ‘back home and recovering’.

# tennis - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September

Unlike the US Open, Roland Garros will maintain its qualifying event in the week before the main draw.

# tennis - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans

The tournament will take place behind closed doors from 31 August to 13 September.

# tennis - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event

The 33-year-old failed to make the final in the first leg of his Balkans charity tennis tournament.

# tennis - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans

The tournament at Flushing Meadows is set to go ahead as planned at the end of August.

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