A tennis player who spat at spectators at Wimbledon has escaped a lifetime ban from the All England Club. Romanian Victor Hanescu was instead fined a total of 15,000 US dollars (£10,000) by All England Club chiefs for unsportsmanlike conduct and '...
WIMBLEDON, England — When John Isner finally won the longest match in tennis history, he collapsed on the Wimbledon grass and then summoned one last burst of energy, springing to his feet to applaud along with the crowd.
Thai teenager Noppawan Lertcheewakarn defeated the higher-ranked Ksenia Pervak of Russia to advance into the second round of the Malaysian Open women’s tennis tournament at Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort yesterday.
PATTAYA : Thailand number one, Tamarine Tanasugarn, has been drawn against world number 77 from Russia, Alla Kudryavtseva in the first round of the US$220,000 PTT Pattaya Women's Open at Dusit Thani, Pattaya.
Thailand's tennis stars Paradorn Srichaphan and Danai Udomchoke will serve up a complimentary treat for local fans by pairing up with Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova respectively at the Hua Hin Centennial Invitation on Saturday.