Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.
03 March 2014 11:41 PM
Concerns that the much-trumpeted International Premier Tennis League might not be all it seems emerged in London on Monday when two of its main attractions said they knew little about the project. Andre Agassi said he would not be able to play on the dates he had been allotted, which he said conflicted with those he had given to organisers, while Pete Sampras said he was “not sure” where and when he would be playing.
02 March 2014 12:01 AM
Players have complained about the length of the season for as long as most people in the sport can remember, but for the foreseeable future most of those who have protested the loudest are likely to fall quiet.
14 February 2014 11:05 PM
Making money on your investments has been a challenge for everyone in recent years but some Wimbledon debenture holders have been laughing all the way to the bank. One of the current holders recently sold a 2011-2015 debenture – which cost £27,750 and gives the owner one Centre Court ticket for every day of the Championships for five years – for a remarkable £90,000.
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07 February 2014 08:58 PM
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05 February 2014 11:19 PM
Pair achieve hard-fought victories over their Latvian opponents
Australian Open 2014: Becoming world number one 'is not my goal' says Stanislas Wawrinka, despite winning first Grand Slam
27 January 2014 06:18 PM
Reaching the top of the rankings is beyond 'my level' says the humble Swiss
26 January 2014 11:00 PM
Li Na is the oldest ever female Australian Open champion
Australian Open 2014: Rafael Nadal’s pain brings an end to Stanislas Wawrinka’s long wait for a major crown
26 January 2014 11:29 AM
It was the Swiss No 1's first ever victory over Nadal
26 January 2014 12:01 AM
Chinese proves too strong for debutant finalist in winning Australian Open at the third attempt
25 January 2014 11:46 PM
The Australian Open has not always brought Rafael Nadal good fortune, but the year’s opening Grand Slam tournament is set to provide him with his latest stepping stone on the route to sporting greatness. If Nadal beats Stanislas Wawrinka in today’s final – and the bookmakers have him as a red-hot favourite to do so – he will move into joint second place on the all-time list of male Grand Slam champions and become the first man in the Open era to win all four of the sport’s major titles twice.
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