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‘No-vax’ Djokovic against compulsory coronavirus vaccination

The Serbian tennis ace, who is in lockdown in Spain, spoke out against being forced to receive a vaccination in order to travel to tournaments

The making of an African tennis champ

The singular vision behind the Anthony Harris Tennis Academy means giving South Africa’s young talent an equal opportunity to excel, irrespective of background or financial means

Covid-19 red cards major events

Sporting events, from football and tennis to rugby and cycling, on this year’s calendar are in doubt

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

Here is a look at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which on Monday had killed over 3 800 people while infecting more than 110 000 in over 100 countries

Sharapova ends a career that was stuff of Hollywood

The Russian shot to international fame as a giggly 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 2004, the third youngest player to conquer the All England Club’s famous grass courts

Do we finally have a reason to be excited about tennis in SA?

After years of struggle, the sport seems to be taking some genuine steps in the right direction at local level

Aussie Open may herald new era

“The young guns are missing a bit of guts. A bit of balls. A bit of ‘Okay, I’m here and I want to win...

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Flushing sorrows: Serena targets 24

Williams is looking to put last year’s US Open final trauma behind her and equal Margaret Court’s record of Grand Slam titles

Serena wary of Riske factor at Wimbledon

The 37-year-old seven-time champion is moving into something resembling her best form after an unconvincing first week

‘My goal is to win Wimbledon,’ says teen Gauff after Venus shock

The teenage American, who was not even born when Williams won her first two Wimbledon singles titles, showed not an ounce of fear on Court One

Serena survives scare at Roland Garros, wins 800th match

Williams won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant

Game, set and watch in minutes

An award-winning film proves a documentary can serve up its points in a short space of time

Serena, Nadal and Murray all confirmed for Australian Open

Serena Williams will make her return to the Australian Open for the first time since winning in 2017 when eight-weeks pregnant

Serena takes French Open catsuit ban in stride

Describing it as "fun and functional", Williams insisted the catsuit helped her prevent a return of the blood clots which put her life in danger

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