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Fed offers solo drill, feedback for Twitter fans

Roger Federer offered stuck-at-home amateurs the ultimate online fantasy camp of sorts Tuesday, a chance to get tennis tips from a guy many consider the greatest of all time.While people all over the world are cooped up because of...

Wozniacki’s final match vs. Serena postponed

Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki's farewell to tennis -- an exhibition match against good friend Serena Williams -- is being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.The last tournament of the 29-year-old Wozniacki's professional career came in January at the...

Halep: No pain in hurt foot, but tennis still on hold

Two-time major champion Simona Halep's injured foot is well enough that she has started running on it without pain.Halep said in a video posted on Twitter on Monday that she still has not healed to the point that she...

ATP, WTA mull pushing back end of 2020 season

The men's and women's professional tennis tours are examining contingency plans for post-coronavirus rescheduling, including the possibility of pushing back the end of the 2020 season.The heads of the WTA and ATP said Monday their groups are working together...

How the home of US Open is transforming into a makeshift hospital

Barely seven months ago, scores of fans milled around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the US Open. Inside the exclusive, air-conditioned hospitality zone at the site's Indoor Training Center, lobster rolls and...

Kyrgios offers to provide food to virus sufferers

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios once again showed his compassionate side on Monday, pledging to help hungry people and drop off food at the doorstep for those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.Kyrgios, who was placed on probation by...

USTA advises ‘collective pause’ from tennis for all

The U.S. Tennis Association on Friday said its best not to play the sport right now because of the coronavirus pandemic.In a posting on its website, the USTA called it "in the best interest of society to take a...

Roger Federer, Serena Williams react to Wimbledon cancellation

Wimbledon, tennis' premier summer event, was canceled on Wednesday for the first time since World War II, because of the coronavirus pandemic.Britain imposed a nationwide lockdown just over a week ago, and the All England Club announced after a...

The magic of Wimbledon lives on even without play this year

There will be no riveting drama or heroics at Wimbledon in 2020, as All England Club officials canceled the most legendary tennis tournament of the year, making the announcement on Wednesday.The decision was made after weeks of deliberations amid...

Wimbledon cancels ’20 event due to pandemic

The Wimbledon Championships have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club confirmed in a statement Wednesday.It is the first time Wimbledon has been canceled since World War II in 1945. It is also the first...