WTA gives increased protection for returning mothers on tour for 2019

Serena Williams reached two Grand Slam finals in 2018, having returned to competitive tennis in February Mothers returning to tennis will have increased protection for their rankings on the WTA Tour from next season. Players coming back from childbirth, or … Continue reading WTA gives increased protection for returning mothers on tour for 2019

Amelie Mauresmo withdraws as France Davis Cup captain to coach Lucas Pouille

Amelie Mauresmo was previously France’s Fed Cup captain Amelie Mauresmo has decided against taking over as captain of France’s Davis Cup team to instead coach compatriot Lucas Pouille. The 39-year-old, who would have been France’s first female Davis Cup captain, … Continue reading Amelie Mauresmo withdraws as France Davis Cup captain to coach Lucas Pouille

Australian Open: Andy Murray to use protected ranking to play in Melbourne

Andy Murray’s last competitive appearance came at September’s Shenzhen Open Andy Murray will use his protected ranking of world number two to gain entry to January’s Australian Open. The Briton, 31, ended his season early to focus on making “big … Continue reading Australian Open: Andy Murray to use protected ranking to play in Melbourne

Andy Lapthorne beaten by Dylan Alcott in Wheelchair Tennis Masters quad final

Andy Lapthorne moves to second in the rankings after reaching the final Britain’s Andy Lapthorne was beaten in the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters quad singles final as Australian Dylan Alcott won 3-6 7-5 6-4 in Florida. Alcott, 27, beat Lapthorne … Continue reading Andy Lapthorne beaten by Dylan Alcott in Wheelchair Tennis Masters quad final