Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe has recovered from mild case of coronavirus

Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe says he has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus, he announced on social media on Tuesday. McEnroe, younger brother of seven-times Grand Slam champion John, said he had been tested after experiencing “some minor symptoms” about 10 or 11 days ago. “My tests just came back positive,” the 53-year-old […]

Wimbledon Championships will be cancelled, says German Tennis Federation vice-president

This year’s Wimbledon Championships will be cancelled, according to the German Tennis Federation, with the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) meeting on Wednesday to make a final decision. The AELTC are to hold an emergency board meeting, having last week confirmed postponement and cancellation were being considered amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Championships are […]

Wimbledon cancellation announcement expected on Wednesday after emergency meeting

The president of the German Tennis Federation (DTB), Dirk Hordorff, says confirmation that Wimbledon will be cancelled is expected on Wednesday. The global coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the sporting calendar with numerous events, tournaments and competitions forced to be cancelled. All tennis has been suspended until June 8 which meant the entire clay-court […]

Tennis world number one Djokovic donates £900,000 to help fight coronavirus

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic has donated almost £900,000 to help fight coronavirus in his native Serbia. COVID-19 has brought the sporting world to a halt and led to the deaths of more than 25,000 people worldwide. There have been almost 500 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Serbia and Djokovic’s pledge of one million […]