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‘I hope she will do it’: Iga Swiatek backs Emma Raducanu to win more titles

World No 1 beats Raducanu 7-6 (2), 6-3 at Stuttgart OpenSwiatek will face Elena Rybakina in semi-finalEmma Raducanu’s progress in the Stuttgart Open was halted in straight sets by the world No 1, Iga Swiatek.The Polish four-time grand slam champion, in her 100th week on top of the world rankings, prevailed 7-6 (2), 6-3 to set up a semi-final with Kazakhstan’s...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:51
Jelena Dokic: ‘I was a woman with nothing to aspire to, no goals and dreams left’

The former tennis star has been cheered – and booed – in the highest arenas of the sport. But after a life of abuse and elite sport, she’s found a new callingGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailWhen Jelena Dokic released her biography Unbreakable nearly seven years ago, she had no idea of the impact it would have on people, let alone on herself....

Fri Apr 19, 2024 18:08
Emma Raducanu continues hot streak to see off Linda Noskova in Stuttgart

Briton wins 6-0, 7-5 to set up quarter-final with Iga SwiatekRaducanu ‘not surprised’ by her fine recent run of formEmma Raducanu says the best is yet to come as she continued her excellent form by making it through to the quarter-final of the Stuttgart Open. The 2021 US Open champion beat Linda Noskova 6-0, 7-5 in Germany to set up a mouth-watering...

Thu Apr 18, 2024 23:16
Rafael Nadal’s comeback ends in second-round defeat by Alex de Minaur

Spaniard ran out of steam against Australian in BarcelonaThe 37-year-old 22-time slam winner went down 7-5, 6-1Rafael Nadal’s comeback effort ended on Wednesday with a second-round loss to the No 4 seed Alex de Minaur at the Barcelona Open.Competing for the first time since early January, Nadal began his Spanish homecoming on Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-3...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 20:00
Andy Murray on French Open entry list but Emma Raducanu not in the draw

The 36-year-old Scot has been struggling with injuryFormer US Open champion may need a wild-card entry Andy Murray has been included in the entry list for next month’s French Open but Emma Raducanu, fresh from her success in Great Britain’s qualification for the Billie Jean King Cup finals, may yet need a wild card for Roland Garrros.The 36-year-old...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 14:38
'Back in business': Nadal makes winning return at Barcelona Open – video highlights

Rafael Nadal made a winning return to the court with victory over Flavio Cobolli in the first round of the Barcelona Open. The 37-year-old was playing his second tournament in 15 months after suffering another hip injury at his comeback event in Brisbane in January. Nadal eased to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over the 21-year-old Italian Cobolli in his first...

Tue Apr 16, 2024 21:45

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