Ukrainian Kostyuk calls on the French Open fans after being booed

Kostyuk, ranked 39th in the world, warned that she would notshake hand With the Russian and Belarusian players because of the ongoing war in Ukraine — a position she and other Ukrainian athletes have stuck to since Russian forces invaded their country last year, with support from Belarus. The 20-year-old from Kiev avoided her opponent … Read more

Before Carlos Alcaraz was great, he was good enough to be lucky

Carlos Alcaraz is so good, so young, and wins so often that his success seemed predetermined. Of course, someone that fast, with soft hands like craftsmen and a physique that lands him in the not-too-tall and not-too-short Goldilocks territory of contemporary tennis greats, would become the youngest player in the world over that period. 50 … Read more

The great hope of American tennis Frances Tiafoe is on his newfound fame ahead of the French Open

The last American man to win a major championship was Andy Roddick, an amazing 20 years ago. Francis Tiafoe hopes he can end the drought. In fact, he knows he can. The 26-year-old American was sent to Flushing Meadows in a frenzy last September and his star has skyrocketed. It is not enough. He wants … Read more

Simona Halep banned on steroids gets really ugly: ‘Harassment’

Tennis by Jonathan Lyman May 26, 2023 | 11:09 a.m Talk about a “break” point. In the shadow of the upcoming French Open, former world number one Simona Halep is experiencing a public meltdown over her ongoing doping suspension – with a series of social media posts lamenting her “nightmare” and what she describes as … Read more

Critic says Simona Halep has “zero” chances of a comeback

Critic says Simona Halep has “zero” chances of a comeback (Courtesy of Tennis World USA) According to Romanian tennis pundit Cristian Teodor Popescu, the chances of Simona Halep returning to tennis are almost nil after recent allegations by ITIA regarding her biological passport. “The chances of Simona returning to high-level tennis tend to be zero. … Read more

University of Georgia Athletics

Lake Nona, Florida – for 14y For the first time in the program’s history, a Georgia men’s tennis player has reached the semifinals of the NCAA singles championship, placing second Ethan Quinn He won his quarterfinal match against Andrew Fenty of Michigan, 6-2, 6-4, Thursday morning at the United States Tennis Association National Complex. Quinn … Read more

Wu and Zhang end their 86-year wait for the French Open

Trail Blazers: Wu Yiping returns to meet Daniil Medvedev at the 2022 US Open Twelve months ago, a desperate Wu Yiping was retiring due to injury from a low-level clay court tournament in Italy, earning 530 euros ($570) for his troubles. Fast forward a year, and Wu, at 23, is his country’s 59th-highest-ranked male player … Read more