Tennis

French Open increases prize money by €3 million

By Zjan Shirinian

The French Open is increasing its prize money and players eliminated in the first week of the tournament will benefit the most ©Getty ImagesApril 15 - The French Open will pay out more prize money than ever before, with early-round losers set to gain most from the increases.

Eurosport announced as exclusive European broadcaster for 2014 World Tennis Day

By Gary Anderson

February 13 - Tennis legend John McEnroe will be one of the stars taking part in matches on World Tennis Day in March ©Getty Images Eurosport has been announced as the exclusive live broadcaster in Europe of all six matches taking place on this year's World Tennis Day which will see current and past Grand Slam champions, including Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras, taking to the courts.

Tennis grass-court season extended to give longer lead-up to Wimbledon

By Zjan Shirinian

Wimbledon 2015 will, for the first time, begin three weeks after the French Open ©Getty ImagesFebruary 10 - The tennis grass-court season will be extended next year to give players a better lead-up to the Wimbledon Championships.

Britain through to first Davis Cup quarter-final since 1986 after win over USA

By Zjan Shirinian

Andy Murray won both his singles matches to give Great Britain a quarter-final berth ©Getty Images February 2 - Great Britain are through to the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 28 years, after victory over the United States.

Ward seals historic comeback to put Great Britain on the verge of Davis Cup quarter-final

By Paul Osborne

James Ward has pulled off a stunning 5-set victory over America's Sam Querrey in the first round of the Davis Cup ©Getty ImagesJanuary 31 - James Ward pulled off a historic comeback against America's Sam Querrey to put Great Britain on the verge of qualifying for the Davis Cup quarter-finals.

Wawrinka wins maiden Grand Slam as Nadal battles back woes at Australian Open

By Zjan Shirinian

Stanislas Wawrinka will move up to number three in the world after his Australian Open triumph ©AFP/Getty ImagesJanuary 26  - Stanislas Wawrinka has won his maiden Grand Slam at the Australian Open, after opponent Rafael Nadal was beset by a back injury.

Li Na secures Australian Open title with victory over Cibulkova

By Paul Osborne

Li Na secured her first Australian Open title with victory over Dominika Cibulkova ©Getty ImagesJanuary 25 - It was third time lucky for China's Li Na as she finally got her hands on the Australian Open title with victory over Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova.

Nadal through to Australian Open final after beating Federer in straight sets

By Zjan Shirinian

Rafael Nadal is through to the Australian Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight setsJanuary 24 - Number one seed Rafael Nadal has powered past long-time rival Roger Federer in straight sets at the Australian Open, to reach his 19th Grand Slam final.

Wawrinka through to first Grand Slam final where Federer or Nadal await

By Zjan Shirinian

Stanislas Wawrinka is through to his first Grand Slam final, where either Federer or Nadal await ©Getty ImagesJanuary 23 - Stanislas Wawrinka has made it to his first Grand Slam final after a tight battle with Tomas Berdych.
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