Budge Patty, Elegant Tennis Champion of the 1950s, Dies at 97

Budge Patty, one of only three Americans to win the French and Wimbledon men’s singles tennis championships in the same year and a glamorous figure on the international tennis scene of the 1950s, died on Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was 97. The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death, in a hospital, on … Read more

Pro Tennis Finds New Cities to Play In, but Will It Return?

The tournament, with its modest stadium court expanded to 2,000 seats, was sold out for its last four days. Above all, there was a fine field with Murray, a former No. 1, and eight top-20 players: a lineup worthy of a higher-level event than an ATP 250. The proximity to Indian Wells was a big … Read more

Emma Raducanu, After U.S. Open Win, Keeps Her Feet on the Ground

It is a truth that should be universally acknowledged: Your life will not be the same after you win the U.S. Open as a little-known qualifier at age 18. Emma Raducanu has noticed the changes: a hitting session with the Duchess of Cambridge and red-carpet appearances at the Met Gala and at the premiere of … Read more

Top billing for Raducanu at Indian Wells as teenager set to play first game since US Open triumph

Top billing for British sensation Emma Raducanu as life in lights begins in huge 16,000 stadium for first match since US Open triumph Emma Raducanu is set to play first game in since her stunning US Open triumph  She faces Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open Former British No 1 Jeremy … Read more

Emma Raducanu ‘hungry for more’ at Indian Wells after US Open glory | Emma Raducanu

As Emma Raducanu prepares to return to competition in Indian Wells, a month after she won the US Open, she is already looking past her victory in New York and her early success has only reinforced her determination to achieve even more. “It’s great to reflect and have that so gradually it sort of sinks … Read more

‘I’m an idiot’: Andy Murray appeals for help to recover lost wedding ring – video | Sport

Andy Murray has taken to social media to issue a search for his lost wedding ring after his tennis shoes were stolen in California with his ring attached to them. In a video posted to Instagram on Wednesday night, Murray explained how he managed to lose the items in unusual circumstances. The former British No … Read more

‘I’m an idiot’: Andy Murray has tennis shoes stolen with wedding ring attached | Andy Murray

Andy Murray has taken to social media to issue a search for his lost wedding ring after his tennis shoes were stolen in California with his ring attached to them. In a video posted to his Instagram page on Wednesday night as he prepares for Friday night’s first-round match against Adrian Mannarino at the BNP … Read more

Alexander Zverev welcomes ATP investigation into abuse allegations | Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev has welcomed an ATP investigation into allegations of domestic abuse against him, saying it was about time. The world No 4’s ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova alleged in an interview with Slate magazine in August that the German was emotionally and physically abusive to her during their relationship. The ATP had faced increasing criticism for … Read more

Andy Murray welcomes investment in wake of Emma Raducanu’s success | Tennis

Andy Murray has stressed the importance of continuing to capitalise on Emma Raducanu’s success in the wake of the announcement last weekend of a £22m government investment in public tennis courts. “It’s very positive,” said Murray, speaking in his pre-tournament press conference at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. “I knew that [the Lawn … Read more