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Djokovic backs ATP, laments Wimbledon 'lose-lose situation'

Novak Djokovic intends to defend his title at Wimbledon and supports the decision by the ATP men's tour to withhold ranking points from that tournament as a show of unity among players — even though the move will negatively affect his hold on the No. 1 spot.

Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points

The women's and men's professional tennis tours will not award ranking points for Wimbledon this year because of the All England Club's ban on players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine, an unprecedented move that stands as a significant rebuke of the sport's oldest Grand Slam tournament.

4-time major champion Naomi Osaka draws rematch in return to French Open

Naomi Osaka's return to the French Open will be a tough test against the player who beat her at the Australian Open, Amanda Anisimova.

Wimbledon, British government in talks about Russian players

Wimbledon organizers are having conversations with the British government about whether Russian tennis players — such as No. 1-ranked Daniil Medvedev — should be allowed to compete at the tournament this year if they don't distance themselves from President Vladimir Putin because of his country's invasion of Ukraine.

Unvaccinated Djokovic unable to enter U.S. for Indian Wells, Miami Open

Novak Djokovic said that he will not be able to compete at the hard-court tennis tournaments in Indian Wells, California, or Miami because he is unvaccinated and can't travel to the United States.

Zverev put on 1-year probation for Mexican Open outburst

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Alexander Zverev was put on probation for one year by the ATP on Monday for violently hitting the chair umpire's stand repeatedly with his racket following a loss in doubles at the Mexico Open.

New vaccine rules could allow Djokovic to play in French Open

France is easing its vaccination rules later this month, which could pave the way for Novak Djokovic to compete at this year's French Open.

Djokovic, longtime coach end professional partnership after 15 years

Novak Djokovic and coach Marian Vajda are no longer working together, splitting up after 15 years and 20 Grand Slam titles.

Final alpine skiing event of Olympics moved to Sunday in Beijing due to wind

The last alpine skiing race of the Beijing Olympics was moved from Saturday to Sunday because of too-strong wind, making Mikaela Shiffrin wait to get one last chance to bring home a medal from China.

Mikaela Shiffrin suffers her 3rd DNF of Beijing Olympics during women's combined

American Mikaela Shiffrin has a medal in her sights after a ninth-place finish in the alpine combined downhill on Thursday.

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