Eight-time champion Serena Williams has joined a list of star names to pull out the Miami Open after revealing she had undergone an operation.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka advanced to her second Australian Open final after overcoming Serena Williams in straight sets at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, as spectators returned to the stands after a five-day lockdown ended.
Novak Djokovic came back from one set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
The draw for the Australian Open has been confirmed as the tournament received a major boost with all quarantined players returning negative results for COVID-19.
The top three men's and women's tennis players in the world will undergo their quarantine for the Australian Open in Adelaide rather than the tournament's host city Melbourne, organisers have revealed.
Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is the defending men's singles champion, cruised through in his opening match at the French Open against Belarus' Egor Gerasimov, but on a dramatic second day of action fourth seed Daniil Medvedev crashed out in four sets at the hands of Hungary's Marton Fucsovics.
Japan's Naomi Osaka and unseeded Belarusian Victoria Azarenka will meet for the US Open women's singles title after coming through their semi-finals at Flushing Meadows.
Third seeds Serena Williams and Daniil Medvedev reached the last four of the US Open as singles quarter-final action continued on day ten at Flushing Meadows.
Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem both advanced to the quarter-finals of the US Open as the tournament in New York City entered its second week.