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NICOLAS ALMAGRO: Taking on Gustavo Kuerten at Roland Garros was my favourite match... and Roger Federer is the greatest of all-time

14 minutes agoSports / Tennis : Daily Mail: Tennis

KING OF THE COURT: Sportsmail catches up with Nicolas Almagro, the Spanish 29-year-old who was once ranked as high as No 9 in the world.

Roger Federer insists arch-rival Rafael Nadal is still French Open favourite despite recent woes

Roger Federer believes Rafael Nadal is still the favourite for the French Open despite the Spaniard's recent struggles on the clay. Nadal has won the Roland Garros nine times.

Heather Watson suffers blow to French Open seeding hopes as Brit loses tight opener in Prague

British No 1 Heather Watson was knocked out in the first round of the Prague Open by Slovenia's world No 72 Polona Hercog. Watson, who is 40th in the world rankings, lost 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5).

Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori Top Winners and Losers at Barcelona

Rafael Nadal's struggles at the Barcelona Open continued for the second consecutive year, while Japanese star Kei Nishikori celebrated his title defense on Spanish soil by holding up his country's flag. Is this a sign of things to come,...Show More Summary

French Open Won’t Seed Rafael Nadal Higher

12 hours agoSports / Tennis : Tennis X

Rafael Nadal won't get a special seeding at the French Open.

Wimbledon becomes the latest sporting venue to ban selfie sticks

Wimbledon has become the latest sporting venue to ban selfie sticks. The selfie phenomenon has been on the rise of the last few years and the stick has proved to be a popular accessory.

Andy Murray to work with Jonas Bjorkman through the summer as Amelie Mauresmo's future remains uncertain

Andy Murray will train with new coach Jonas Bjorkman until the end of the US Open after working together on an initial five-week trial. Murray’s coach Amelie Mauresmo is due to give birth in August.

Ranking the Most Surprising ATP Tour Event Winners in 2015

Despite the king of tennis leaving mere scraps for the rest, there have been enough surprises on the ATP tour in 2015 to keep those outsiders keen. Victor Estrella Burgos' name transcended the sport when he sealed his first ATP TourShow More Summary

Rafael Nadal Will Win Another French Open, but Maybe Not in 2015

The lack of emphatic "vamos-ing" across the clay courts of Europe this spring is almost deafening in its silence. The void is palpable. After dominating one surface to a greater degree than arguably any other player in the history of...Show More Summary

Garcia-Lopez, Kerber, Nishikori, Win ATP/WTA Titles

yesterdaySports / Tennis : Tennis X

"I'm really happy I'm able to defend the title," Nishikori said. "I think the second set was extremely tough and I don't really know how I won it to be honest. Pablo was very aggressive, he kept moving the ball and made me run up and down all the time. I also tried to be aggressive and I think that's why I won the important points, but I'd say he played better than me."

Gerard Pique and Shakira enjoy a family day out at the tennis as Kei Nishikori beats Pablo Andujar to win Barcelona Open 

Gerard Pique and chart-topper Shakira were in the stands as Kei Nishikori was crowned Barcelona Open champion for the second consecutive year after a 6-4 6-4 victory over Pablo Andujar on Sunday.

Angelique Kerber fights back to win Porsche Grand Prix

Germany's Angelique Kerber came from a set down to outmuscle Caroline Wozniacki 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 on Sunday and win the Stuttgart Grand Prix for her second title of the season.

Pliskova Tops in Singles and Doubles at Prague; Marrakech; WTA Previews

yesterdaySports / Tennis : Tennis X

Notes: A Czech offensive in Prague with the first three seeds from the home country...(8) Giorgi starts against the resurgent Wickmayer...Wildcards were awarded to Czechs Denisa Allertova and Klara Koukalova, and Slovak Kristina Schmiedlova...Pulling...Show More Summary

ATP Previews: Federer in Turkey?; Munich, Estoril

2 days agoSports / Tennis : Tennis X

The first-ever ATP World Tour event in Turkey debuts, with organizers spending for Roger Federer to mark the occasion...The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes, but potential tough starts for (7) Youzhny vs. Bellucci, and (5) Haider-Maurer vs. Dodig...Wildcards were awarded to Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, Turkey's Cem Ilkel, and Russian Andrey Rublev.

Jamie Murray and John Peers triumph in straight sets to reach Barcelona Open doubles final

Jamie Murray and John Peers reached their third ATP World Tour final of the season with victory in the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Saturday. Murray is the British doubles No 1.

Caroline Wozniacki goes the distance with Simona Halep to reach Stuttgart final

World No 5 Caroline Wozniacki needed nearly three hours to break the resistance of second seed Simona Halep of Romania 7-5 5-7 6-2.

Kei Nishikori returns to Barcelona Open final after holder eases past Martin Klizan

Top seed and defending champion Kei Nishikori will face either David Ferrer or Pablo Anduj in the final of the Barcelona Open after defeating Martin Kilzan 6-1, 6-2.

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