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  • Banned umpire worked at 2015 U.S. Open due to 'flaw' Reuters - Sat, Feb 13, 2016 10:56 AM SGT

    Denis Pitner was suspended by the International Tennis Federation in August after sending information about a player to a coach during a tournament and regularly logging on to a betting account from which bets were placed on tennis matches. "We had … More »

  • Integrity review to take at least a year Reuters - Fri, Feb 12, 2016 11:55 PM SGT

    An independent review panel (IRP) will take at least a year to investigate allegations of corruption in tennis and the effectiveness of existing procedures, the sport's governing bodies said on Friday. "While there is no fixed deadline for the IRP … More »

  • Tennis Integrity review to take at least a year
    Tennis Integrity review to take at least a year Reuters - Fri, Feb 12, 2016 11:37 PM SGT

    An independent review panel (IRP) will take at least a year to investigate allegations of corruption in tennis and the effectiveness of existing procedures, the sport's governing bodies said on Friday. "While there is no fixed deadline for the IRP … More »

  • Former Olympic and world champion Waldner bows out Reuters - Fri, Feb 12, 2016 5:45 AM SGT

    By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's 50-year-old former Olympic table tennis champion Jan-Ove Waldner played his final competitive game on Thursday to end a glittering career in which he won a slew of world and European titles and … More »

  • Sharapova withdraws from Qatar Open with arm injury
    Sharapova withdraws from Qatar Open with arm injury Reuters - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 9:45 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from this month's Qatar Open due to a persistent arm injury, the Russian said on Wednesday in a statement from tournament organizers. The five-times grand slam champion has been … More »

  • Interview: Djokovic dominant but it's still tight at the top - Henman
    Interview: Djokovic dominant but it's still tight at the top - Henman Reuters - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 3:34 PM SGT

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's domination of 2016 is not as inevitable as it might appear, former British number one Tim Henman believes, even if the other members of the "Big Four" will have to raise their game and hope the … More »

  • Djokovic dominant but it's still tight at the top - Henman
    Djokovic dominant but it's still tight at the top - Henman Reuters - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 3:16 PM SGT

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's domination of 2016 is not as inevitable as it might appear, former British number one Tim Henman believes, even if the other members of the "Big Four" will have to raise their game and hope the … More »

  • Two umpires banned, four investigated over corruption - ITF Reuters - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 1:33 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Two tennis umpires were banned last year, one for life, for breaches of the sport's Code of Conduct for Officials, governing body the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday. Four other umpires are … More »

  • Murray joins fathers' club after wife Kim gives birth
    Murray joins fathers' club after wife Kim gives birth Reuters - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 11:01 PM SGT

    Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has joined the fathers' club at the top of men's tennis after his wife Kim gave birth to a daughter at the weekend. World number two Murray, 28, joins top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 17-times grand slam champion … More »

  • Nadal to warm up for Wimbledon at Queen's Club
    Nadal to warm up for Wimbledon at Queen's Club Reuters - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 7:08 PM SGT

    Spaniard Rafael Nadal will sharpen his grasscourt game at London's Queen's Club ahead of Wimbledon in June, organisers of the Aegon Championships said on Tuesday. The 14-times grand slam champion, ranked fifth in the world, has fond memories of … More »

  • Multi-talented Barty's return to court a loss for cricket
    Multi-talented Barty's return to court a loss for cricket Reuters - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 3:23 PM SGT

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ashleigh Barty's short stint as a professional cricketer has helped the former Wimbledon junior champion refresh for the grind of the tennis tour, according to her cricket coach Andy Richards. Barty's second … More »

  • French federation director could be sacked - statement Reuters - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 4:02 AM SGT

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday it had begun proceedings against director general Gilbert Ysern that could result in his sacking, as French media reported that he had already been dismissed. "The French federation has made … More »

  • French federation director general sacked - report Reuters - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 12:48 AM SGT

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Tennis Federation (FFT) director general and French Open director Guilbert Ysern has been sacked by federation president Jean Gachassin, French sports daily L'Equipe said on Thursday. "It's very brutal," Ysern was quoted as … More »

  • Exclusive - Federer sidelined after undergoing knee surgery
    Exclusive - Federer sidelined after undergoing knee surgery Reuters - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 7:38 PM SGT

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer will be out of action for up to a month after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery in Switzerland to repair a torn meniscus, his agent at TEAM8 Tony Godsick told Reuters on Wednesday. The 17-times … More »

  • Halep postpones nose surgery to play in Fed Cup
    Halep postpones nose surgery to play in Fed Cup Reuters - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 5:00 AM SGT

    World number three Simona Halep decided to postpone an operation on her nose to play in the Fed Cup against defending champions Czech Republic this weekend, the Romanian tennis federation said on Tuesday. Halep announced last month she would skip … More »

  • French Open stands in Djokovic's path to greatness
    French Open stands in Djokovic's path to greatness Reuters - Tue, Feb 2, 2016 12:25 AM SGT

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - He is the tennis version of the Terminator and he'll definitely be back at the French Open in May, but for Novak Djokovic his exploits at the claycourt major could decide his place in the pantheon of greats. For … More »

  • Djokovic fighting to keep hungry wolves at bay Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 11:53 PM SGT

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The battle to stay at the top of men's tennis is like a fight to keep hungry wolves at bay, Novak Djokovic said on Sunday after clinching a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title with a 6-1 7-5 7-6(3) … More »

  • Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title
    Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 11:51 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic vanquished Andy Murray for the fourth time in an Australian Open final on Sunday to win a record-equalling sixth title and serve notice to his rivals that he could surpass even his stellar 2015 … More »

  • The numbers behind Djokovic's domination
    The numbers behind Djokovic's domination Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 10:53 PM SGT

    Novak Djokovic claimed his sixth Australian Open title on Sunday as the 28-year-old continues to dominate men's tennis. - Djokovic (2008, 2011-13, 2015-16) has now won six Australian Opens, matching the record of Roy Emerson (1961, 1963-67). - … More »

  • Beaten Murray in a rush for the exit door
    Beaten Murray in a rush for the exit door Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 9:43 PM SGT

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - With another Australian Open title having slipped through his fingers after a tournament plagued by off-court dramas, Andy Murray could not wait to see the back of Melbourne Park after losing his fifth final on … More »

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