Tennis

6:51 AM ET Andy Murray will make his return to tennis at a behind-closed-doors tournament organised by his brother Jamie from June 23-28 in London, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said on Friday. Murray, 33, has not competed since the Davis Cup Finals in November due to complications with his hip. He was targeting a
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10:20 PM ET ESPN News Services Back in Serbia after a two-month stay in Spain amid the coronavirus pandemic, Novak Djokovic says he’s in good shape and ready to play. Before the season resumes in earnest, Djokovic will play in a round-robin tournament that he is organizing, the Adria Tour, which is slated to begin
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9:36 AM ET Associated Press The French tennis federation will set aside €9 million ($9.8 million) for its players who financially struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The money will come from a larger €35 million ($38.1 million) support plan for French tennis as a whole. It will go to the players ranked
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May 25, 2020 New Zealand will stage a team-based tennis tournament for local-based men’s players from June 3, organisers said on Monday. The event will mark the southern hemisphere’s first professional competition since the coronavirus pandemic brought global sport to a halt. All 112 matches of the “NZ Premier League” will be played in Auckland
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7:58 AM ET World No. 27, Nikoloz Basilashvili, has been charged with assaulting his former wife, his lawyer Irma Chkadua said. The Georgian has denied allegations that he attacked his former wife in front of their five-year-old son and he has been released on $26,000 bail. The preliminary court hearing is scheduled for July 16.
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3:00 PM ET World TeamTennis will compress its 2020 season into a three-week, single-site event featuring nine teams starting July 12 at The Greenbrier, a resort in West Virginia, sources familiar with the plan confirmed to ESPN. The players scheduled to participate include Grand Slam singles champions Sloane Stephens and Sofia Kenin, doubles icons Bob
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11:44 AM ET Associated Press Novak Djokovic is planning to set up a series of tennis tournaments in the Balkan region while the sport is suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic. The top-ranked player’s media team says the Adria Tour will start in Belgrade on June 13 and end on July 5 with Djokovic’s exhibition match
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8:33 AM ET The debate about the best player to never win a Grand Slam has added poignancy now that the French Open, originally slated to start this week, is postponed and Wimbledon has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The topic has become even more compelling in an era dominated by the ATP’s
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