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  • Serena in line for Aus Open return

    Serena Williams will be ready to make her tennis comeback at the Australian Open with her return to Melbourne for the season's opening Grand Slam "very likely", organisers said

  • A tennis trailblazer

    Akhter Hossain fell in love with tennis at a very early age, playing for fun at the Jamalpur Officers' Club. He was playing both cricket

  • Hosts win boys' doubles title

    Hosts Bangladesh clinched the boys' doubles title in the Bengal Plastic U/14 Series Tennis Championship beating their South Korean

  • Shot clock and 16 seeds in new rules

    Tennis chiefs have agreed to reduce the number of seeds in the four Grand Slam tournaments from 32 to 16 as part of a raft of rule changes aimed at widening the sport's appeal.

  • Sharapova in fraud probe

    Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said Tuesday.

  • Novotna no more

    Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) said on Monday.

  • Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

    Serena marries in New Orleans

    Tennis star Serena Williams says 'I do'“ to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

  • Federer falls to Goffin

    David Goffin produced a dazzling comeback to beat hot favourite and six-time champion Roger Federer 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the final of the ATP Finals.

  • Roger Federer

    Don't know how to beat Federer: Goffin

    After beating Dominic Thiem to set up a ATP World Tour Finals semifinal against Roger Federer, David Goffin admits that he has no clue about how to beat the Swiss maestro,

  • Federer haunts Cilic again

    Roger Federer condemned Marin Cilic to more frustration in London as he repeated his Wimbledon heroics against the Croatian with a

  • Federer fights past Zverev

    Roger Federer held young pretender Alexander Zverev at bay in a gripping contest Tuesday to reach the last four of the ATP Finals and stay on course for a seventh end-of-season crown.

  • Roger Federer

    Sock turns the other cheek

    Roger Federer joked that he should have taken aim at Jack Sock after the American escaped unscathed despite bizarrely turning his backside towards the Wimbledon champion in their ATP Tour Finals clash.

  • Nadal

    Injury fears cloud Nadal-Federer clash

    Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer can set up a dream climax to the 2017 season at the ATP World Tour Finals, but organisers are sweating on the Spaniard's fitness and a new crop are itching to spoil the party.

  • All-Indian final in boys' singles

    Karan Srivastava and Rishabh Sharda set up an all-Indian final in boys' singles of the Islami Bank 31st International Junior Tennis

  • Roger, Rafa urge caution over rule changes

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal say they welcome innovation in tennis but warns the game's administrators not to tamper too much with the current format.

  • Shake-up in works

    The Wimbledon Championships and the other three grand-slam tournaments' bodies will meet in London next week to discuss reforms

  • Roger Federer

    Federer sweeps ATP awards

    World Number 2 Roger Federer has been rewarded for his stellar performances this season as he walked away with three honours at the

  • Murray & Sears welcome second child

    Andy Murray and his wife Kim Sears have welcomed a new baby into the world. The BBC broke the news less than 24 hours after the


    Federer paired with Zverev in ATP Finals draw

  • Federer paired with Zverev in ATP Finals draw

    Six-time champion Roger Federer will face rising star Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals in London after they were placed in the same group on Wednesday while Rafael Nadal headlines the other section.

  • Good start for hosts

    Four Bangladeshi players moved into the second round of boys' singles in the 31st Bangladesh International Junior Tennis Championship on the opening day of the competition at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday.

  • Nadal

    Guard didn't know Nadal

    Rafa Nadal may be one of the most decorated stars in the history of tennis, but some still do not know who the Spaniard is. One of those

  • Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters

    World number one Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters on Friday before his quarterfinal with a knee injury.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Nadal completes long road back to top

    Rafael Nadal continued a remarkable season by ensuring that he will end the year as the world number one for the first time since 2013, as he completes a long road back to the top of the sport.

  • Stephens suffers fresh Asian defeat

    Sloane Stephens was pummelled by Anastasija Sevastova at the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Wednesday, her third successive defeat since winning the US Open.

  • Mohammad Javed Ahmed

    Javed's dream comes true

    Mohammad Javed Ahmed of Bangladesh Ansar broke the decade-old dominance of Mahbub Billah and Manosh Chowdhury by winning

  • Soma regains title

    Sonom Sultana Soma regained her title as the champion in women's singles of National Table Tennis Championship after four years as

  • Shoaib-Sania share romantic twitter banter

    Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza share twitter banter after Malik was awarded a bike for his man-of-the-series performances.

  • Wozniacki bests Venus

    Caroline Wozniacki claimed the biggest title of her career after the Dane staved off a ferocious Venus Williams fightback to take a 6-4 6-4 triumph in the WTA Finals title showdown at a captivated Singapore Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

  • Roger Federer

    95th comes at a cost

    Home favourite Roger Federer claimed his eighth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday with a 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3 final defeat of Juan Martin