Carlos Alcaraz suffers Australian Open blow with coach to be replaced

Carlos Alcaraz’s coach Juan Carlos Ferrero will not travel to the Australian Open next month. The 43-year-old has been in his star’s corner since 2019 when Alcaraz turned professional at the age of 16. Together they have racked up six ATP and two Grand Slam titles. However, Ferrero is set

Coco Gauff joins Serena and Venus Williams in Google tribute after US Open win

US Open champion Coco Gauff has found her name in amongst esteemed company after Google released a tribute video celebrating ’25 years of search’. The American teenager has been celebrated by the search engine giant alongside Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Billie Jean King, with the legendary trio included under

WTA told of main problem since Serena Williams’ retirement

Karolina Pliskova believes that the current crop of women’s tennis players lack the charisma displayed by former greats Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. And the former world No. 1 went further by accusing the WTA of failing to market their product effectively enough. Williams called time on her illustrious career

Andy Murray waxes lyrical about ‘absolute genius’ Ronaldinho

Andy Murray has hailed the ‘genius’ former Barcelona forward Ronaldinho and the tennis star says he would turn up early to his matches just to watch him practice. The Scot moved to the Spanish city aged 15 to help progress his tennis career, handing him the perfect opportunity to watch

Holger Rune leaps to Boris Becker’s defence as he lifts lid on partnership

Boris Becker is a “really good man” with a “great heart”, Danish star Holger Rune has insisted. The world No.8 gave the former Grand Slam champion his first job back in coaching in October following the German’s conviction for fraud. After enjoying an immediate upturn in form, Rune has now

Iga Swiatek award questioned with Coco Gauff and Aryna Sabalenka criticism

Tennis fans have questioned the decision to name Iga Swiatek as the 2023 WTA Player of the Year. The 22-year-old became the first player to win the award in consecutive years on the women’s tour since Serena Williams won four straight from 2012-2015. The Pole won 86% of her matches

Novak Djokovic embarrasses Alcaraz as Gauff misses out in 2023 tennis awards

Novak Djokovic blew his rivals out of the water in Express Sport’s reader-voted tennis awards as Carlos Alcaraz was left red-faced, coming in third place for ATP Player of the Year. World No 1 Iga Swiatek came out on top on the WTA side with Coco Gauff missing out while Ben

Alcaraz gets hotel job during tennis off-season with eye-watering £4,000 charges

Carlos Alcaraz has been keeping himself busy during the off-season training guests at a 5-star resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. The Spaniard hosted group clinics and private lessons at hotels in the One&Only Palmilla earlier this month. The 20-year-old tennis star collaborated with the luxurious resort through his management company LUX Tennis. Guests of

‘World’s richest tennis player’ earns huge amount in 2023 – but less than rivals

Jessica Pegula earned over £7million in 2023, but that is nowhere near several of her rivals despite her status as the ‘world’s richest tennis player.’ The American ends the year as only the eighth highest-paid women athlete, behind half a dozen other tennis players. Pegula, 29, has multi-billionaire parents, Kim