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 […]

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 […]

Did you know? The best Serena Williams stats

As Serena Williams and the rest of the tennis world are on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN2 will present a 12-hour programming marathon on Friday, highlighting several of Williams’ championship victories over the past two decades. The marathon slate will feature six marquee championship matchups — including four against Serena’s sister, Venus Williams. […]

Rescheduling Wimbledon would be no easy task, believes Jamie Murray

Jamie Murray believes organisers might find it difficult to reschedule Wimbledon for later in the season if the Grand Slam is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. A decision regarding the grass-court tournament scheduled to start on June 29 will be made next week but organisers have already ruled out staging the tournament without spectators. […]