Hitting sliced forehands because of a painful blister on her right hand during loss in Melbourne has given Emma Raducanu ideas of how she wants to develop her game over the next couple of months in preparation for Indian Wells in March; "I definitely think that the variety helps"
What next for Emma Raducanu? When she’s playing again and schedule in full after Australian Open 2022 exit
Raducanu is eager for match practice ahead of Indian Wells, with her first clay season on the WTA Tour to follow Emma Raducanu is still learning new elements to her own game, and after an early Australia Open exit the Briton is hoping to get matches under her belt before Indian Wells and then a first WTA swing on clay.
Having been prevented from competing in the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic's vaccination status could also prevent him playing at the French and US Opens this year Novak Djokovic may now be banned from playing in this year's US Open following the carnage of his visa row with Australia.
Wimbledon is starting to look like the ONLY Grand Slam hope for Novak Djokovic in 2022, with US Open set to follow Roland Garros in barring unvaccinated players
Novak Djokovic was unable to secure exemption to compete in Australian Open The World No 1 could now face similar difficulties at the French and US Open Wimbledon may prove to be the only Grand Slam the Serbian can compete in Wimbledon is starting to look like the final refuge for Novak Djokovic after the French government suggested he would be barred from the French Open.
Andy Murray is set to make his first appearance at the Australian Open for three years. The five-times runner-up last played in 2019 where he was knocked out by Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round. The Scot is set to take on Nikoloz Basilashvili with the match scheduled to begin at 4am GMT.
Rafael Nadal cruised through his first Grand Slam match in 220 days while Naomi Osaka started her title defence with a straight-sets win overnight in Melbourne. Meanwhile, it wasn't good news for Britain's No 1 Cameron Norrie. There was no Novak nor much sunshine on the first day of the Australian Open but the action is under way at the first Grand Slam of the season.
Raducanu has struggled since her US Open triumph in September - here's where she can look to improve Emma Raducanu is looking to bounce back from indifferent form since she won the US Open last September. Here, Uche Amako looks at four lessons ahead of her Australian Open match this week.
NOVAK DJOKOVIC'S US Open hopes could be dashed as he could be banned from entering the USA, an expert has claimed. Sports broadcaster Shane McInnes told BBC Breakfast that disgraced Novak Djokovic could face an immigration nightmare at the upcoming US Open at Indian Wells in March if the US authorities deem him unfit to touch down stateside and play tennis without a vaccine.
Novak Djokovic has been deemed eligible, for now, to stay in Australia and hence defend his Australian Open title. Having come out of detention, though, he faces further setbacks for the rest of the season in his quest to remain the dominant force in the game if he opts against getting vaccinated against Covid-19.
Martina Naviratilova thinks it could be a difficult year for Emma Raducanu following her remarkable US Open winning season. Her very own fairytale of New York was complemented by the fact she didn't drop a single set during the tournament and sealed her success by beating fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez in a gripping final.
EMMA RADUCANU has revealed she doesn't ‘really think about' her critics as she looks to build-on her remarkable breakthrough year. Teen tennis sensation Emma Raducanu has hit back at England rugby head coach Eddie Jones before outlining her plans to build on her breakthrough 2021 campaign - which saw her write her name in the history books.
The American’s intervention over Peng Shuai is typical of a skilled, innovative administrator capable of deft leadership Shortly before Steve Simon was appointed chair of the WTA Tour in 2015, he orchestrated the end of one of the great boycotts in tennis. In brokering the return of Serena Williams to Indian Wells, a tournament he served as chief executive for more than a decade from 2004, Simon did tennis a significant service.
Canadians have been lucky in recent years, dazzled by some of their countrymen and women on the tennis court. Mississauga’s Bianca Andreescu was the headliner in 2019, with wins at Indian Wells, the Rogers Cup and the U.S. Open ultimately landing her the Lou Marsh Trophy.
Norrie will lead Britain in their opening match against France on Saturday. Cameron Norrie is hoping to end an incredible season by helping Great Britain achieve more Davis Cup success. The 26-year-old has climbed from 71 in the rankings at the start of the year to a career high of 12, winning Indian Wells along the way, and finds himself leading the British team in just his third appearance in the competition.
When is Emma Raducanu playing at the Royal Albert Hall? Tennis star on holiday ahead of Champions Tennis match
Emma Raducanu is currently basking in the sun on her first holiday in seven years just three days before her Champions of Tennis event British tennis sensation Emma Raducanu will return to the court once again as she takes part in an exhibition match at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Champions of Tennis event.
British No 1 Cameron Norrie suffers chastening defeat in his first match against world No 1 Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals in Turin
Cameron Norrie's stellar season ended with a defeat by Novak Djokovic British No 1 had enjoyed a maiden ATP title and climbed to 12th in the world But he was left in no doubt about the gulf in class after Friday's defeat in Turin Cameron Norrie's stellar season ended with a chastening defeat by Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals in Turin.
The British number one was defeated 6-2 6-1 by the world’s top-ranked player. Cameron Norrie’s stellar season ended with a chastening defeat by Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals in Turin. The British number one took on the world number one for the first time in a fitting end to the best year of his career.