Tennis* en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:29:09 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Cilic to miss Croatia vs Serbia Davis Cup match (AFP)

Zagreb (AFP) - US Open champion Marin Cilic, who has yet to play this season due to injury, is set to miss this week's Davis Cup World Group first round match between Croatia and Serbia, coach Zeljko Krajan said Tuesday.

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:02:23 +1300
Jovanovski out, Nara advances in Malaysia (AFP)

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Little-known Elizaveta Kulichkova knocked seventh-seed Bojana Jovanovski out in the first round of the WTA Malaysian Open on Monday.

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:33:29 +1300
Berger so close to remarkable rookie win (Reuters)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Reuters) - Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to I...

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:04:38 +1300
Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori broke into the top four of the ATP world rankings on Monday as the Asian trailblazer continued to shake up the top echelon of men's tennis.
His ...

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:11:39 +1300
Japan's Nishikori soars to ATP world number four (AFP)

Tokyo (AFP) - Record-breaking Japan superstar Kei Nishikori rose to fourth in Monday's new world rankings, equalling Kimiko Date-Krumm as his country's highest-ranked tennis player.

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:47:09 +1300
Aussies head to Czech Republic for Davis Cup LIVE on 7TWO (7Sport)

Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard Tomic and Sam Groth will lead the Aussies in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group this weekend.

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:20:00 +1300
Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina (Reuters)

Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday.

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:34:01 +1300
Nadal claims first title since French Open (Newstalk ZB)

Rafael Nadal has claimed his first title since last year's French Open, ousting Juan Monaco in straight sets to win the Argentina Open.

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:10:08 +1300
Skiing U-turn made me a champion, says Djokovic (Reuters)

By Zoran Milosavljevic
BELGRADE (Reuters) - The dedication to sporting excellence which moulded Novak Djokovic into the world’s top tennis player was preceded by a passion for skiing ...

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:58:55 +1300
Ferrer downs Nishikori for fourth Mexico title (Reuters)

(Reuters) - David Ferrer won a record-equalling fourth Mexican Open title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Kei Nishikori in the Acapulco hardcourt final.    
The Spanish world number nin...

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:48:49 +1300