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Tennis

  • European U-14 tournament at VLTC

    The Vittoriosa Lawn Tennis Club, in collaboration with the Malta Tennis Federation, is organising the European Under-14 tournament between July 8 and 15. The tournament will feature a singles tournament for both boys and girls players with the...

  • U-14 international tournament at TCK

    Tennis Club Kordin, in association with the Malta Tennis Federation, is hosting another edition of the San Michel International Ranking U-14 tournament next month. For this year’s edition 128 boys and 61 girls have registered to take part in the...

  • Kinder+Sport event at Marsa SC

    Kinder+Sport event at Marsa SC

    Earlier this month, children from different tennis schools across the country joined the fun for the first stage of the Kinder+Sport tournament which was hosted by the Malta Tennis Federation, with the support of Kinder Ferrero, at the Marsa...

  • TCK Junior Open

    Tennis Club Kordin will be hosting the Junior Open Tournament between July 31 and August 11. The annual tournament will again be sponsored by Wilson through their agent in Malta, Gordon Asciak. All young players who are interested in the sport and...

  • Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title

    Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title

    Rafael Nadal was at his most masterful on the stage he has made his own and needed just two hours and five minutes to beat Stan Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1. The 31-year-old lost only 35 games in seven matches and won the title without dropping a set for...

  • Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title

    Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title

    Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 comeback victory in a thrilling French Open final to become the first Latvian to win a grand slam title. The 20-year-old Ostapenko, the first unseeded player to lift the Suzanne...

  • International tournament gets underway at Marsa SC

    International tournament gets underway at Marsa SC

    The Kinder+Sport international tournament got under way yesterday at the Marsa Sports Club. The competition  forms part of an international circuit that will touch nine nations in the coming months. A second tournament will be held in Malta...

  • Dominant Asciak, Genovese strike again at the Open

    Matthew Asciak and Elaine Genovese rubberstamped their dominance in the local after winning the MSV Life Open at the Marsa Sports Club late last month. Asciak beat Sviatoslav Gulin, the biggest surprise of the tournament, in the men’s final. Gulin...

  • Under-18 ranking tournament at TCK

    Tennis Club Kordin, in conjunction with the Malta Tennis Federation, will be hosting another edition of the San Michel International Ranking Under 18 tournament, starting this weekend. This year the number of participants has exceeded the...

  • Federer outlasts Kyrgios to set up Nadal final in Miami

    Federer outlasts Kyrgios to set up Nadal final in Miami

    Roger Federer needed more than three hours to outlast Nick Kyrgios 7-6(9) 6-7(9) 7-6(5) in a pulsating Miami Open semi-final to set up another mouthwatering final clash with Rafa Nadal. The Swiss, who has won two of his last three tournaments...

  • Pellicano joins top coach Lozano in Spain academy

    Pellicano joins top coach  Lozano in Spain academy

    Malta’s rising tennis talent Helene Pellicano has decided to pursue her sport in Spain after agreeing to enrol at the renowned Lozano-Altur Academy in Valencia. For the past three-and-a-half years, Pellicano had been based in Sanremo, Italy, where...

  • Djokovic withdraws from Miami Open with elbow injury

    Serbian world number two Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Miami Open with a right elbow injury, the tournament’s three-times reigning champion said yesterday. The injury is the latest setback for Djokovic, who has suffered a drop in form since...

  • Kuznetsova and Vesnina set up all-Russian Indian Wells final

    Twice grand slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova and 14th seed Elena Vesnina posted hard-fought, straight-set wins in the semi-finals to set up an all-Russian final in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Kuznetsova played exceptional defence and used...

  • Wawrinka wins Thiem thriller to reach semi-finals, Venus out

    Wawrinka wins Thiem thriller to reach semi-finals, Venus out

    Stan Wawrinka raised his game on the big points and dominated the climactic third-set tiebreaker to beat Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 7-6(2) on Thursday night and reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Third seed Wawrinka, who six...

  • Kyrgios beats Djokovic again, to face Federer

    Kyrgios beats Djokovic again, to face Federer

    Nick Kyrgios ended Novak Djokovic’s 19-match winning run at Indian Wells by beating the Serb 6-4 7-6(3) to reach the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, while Roger Federer also advanced with a straight sets win over Rafa...

  • Nadal and Djokovic advance in Mexico

    Second-seeded Rafael Nadal remained perfect in matches at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel ATP event in Acapulco, Mexico, by easing past Italian Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 6-1 in a second-round match on Wednesday night. Nadal improved his record to 12-0 at...

  • Djokovic wins his opener in Acapulco

    Playing for the first time since his early ouster at the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic posted a straight-sets victory in the first round of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tournament in Acapulco, Mexico. Djokovic, a wild-card entrant who is the...

  • Sharapova handed Madrid Open wildcard

    Former world no.1 Maria Sharapova has been invited to play at the Madrid Open in May, which takes place less than two weeks after her 15-month doping ban expires, tournament organisers said yesterday. The five-time grand slam winner has been given...

  • Holders Argentina ousted by Italy in Buenos Aires

    Holders Argentina ousted  by Italy in Buenos Aires

    Argentina’s reign as Davis Cup champions is over after less than three months following a dramatic 3-2 defeat by Italy in Buenos Aires yesterday. Guido Pella led Fabio Fognini by two sets to love in a deciding rubber held over to yesterday because...

  • Australia, France progress to Davis Cup quarters

    Australia and France moved into the Davis Cup quarter-finals yesterday when their doubles teams got the victories that gave them unassailable 3-0 leads over the Czech Republic and Japan respectively. In Tokyo, French pair Pierre-Hugues Herbert and...

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