No vaccine exceptions for Australian Open entrants, says government
The announcement that all visitors will need to be double vaccinated comes when just over half of all ATP and WTA players have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Question: Can the United States ever live up to its mythic tennis past?
The U.S. has 30 players in the ATP and WTA Top 100s, triple what it had in 2010. The next task is translating those big numbers of players into bigger results at the majors.
“I want more”: Ons Jabeur isn't satisfied with a spot in the Top 10—she's always had more on her mind
“I always wanted to get there, to be No. 1 in the world,” said the 27-year-old from Tunisia. “Top 10 I know is the beginning.”
Doubles Take: Hsieh and Mertens, Peers and Polasek Triumph in Indian Wells
A quick recap on the action in the California desert and a preview on what's to come for both tours.
After Indian Wells run, Taylor Fritz wants more: "I'm nowhere near where I think I'm going to be as a player"
The BNP Paribas Open marked the American's fifth semifinal showing of the year, but first above the 250 level.
Mark Petchey: Emma Raducanu likely to change coaches frequently
"She's very proactive about the way she wants to build her game," her former coach tells us. On Monday, it was reported the US Open champion will work with Esteban Carril on a trial basis.
Novak Djokovic reveals Paris return and end-of-season schedule, unsure of Australian Open travel
The world No. 1 wouldn’t disclose his vaccination status, but expressed concern about the restrictions possibly imposed on those entered to play the first major tournament of 2022.
Martina Navratilova, whose tennis lifetime stretches far beyond the court, turns 65 today
“Tennis is the purest form of democracy,” she once said.
Ranking Reaction: Top 10 debuts for Hubert Hurkacz, Ons Jabeur; Top 20 debuts for Cam Norrie, Paula Badosa
Both Indian Wells champions—Norrie and Badosa—rise from outside the Top 25 to inside the Top 15 this week.
Ons Jabeur officially breaks into Top 10 at No. 8
Monday's WTA rankings are out, and the Tunisian has risen from No. 14 to No. 8 after her semifinal showing at Indian Wells.
Cameron Norrie carries quiet confidence to clairvoyant career breakthrough at BNP Paribas Open
Norrie employed a cleverly sensible game to win his biggest title in Indian Wells, and give Great Britain its second breakout player in as many months.