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August 23, 2018 8:53 PM Williams sisters on early collision course after U.S. Open draw

NEW YORK—Serena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest Grand Slam meeting in 20 years, facing a potential third-round matchup at the U.S. Open. If the sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1-ranked Simona Halep in the fourth round. That section of the women’s bracket, and a possible Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic quarterfinal 12

August 14, 2018 12:32 AM Raonic back as top-ranked Canadian after Shapovalov slides six spots

Milos Raonic moved back into top spot in the Canadian men’s tennis rankings Monday after Denis Shapovalov fell six positions in the latest ATP World Tour list. Raonic, from Thornhill, held steady at No. 29 but became the national No. 1 for the first time since May as Shapovalov fell to No. 32. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, reached the third round at the Rogers 12

August 3, 2018 4:00 AM In tennis, sometimes it’s a war of words

Tennis is, generally speaking, a polite sport. Its non-contact, etiquette is as important as the rules of play, and sometimes spectators wear fascinators. When it comes to player relations, however, things aren’t always so genial. Some of the rivalries have become the stuff of legend, battled on and off the court, both with racquets and words 16

July 9, 2018 3:32 PM Milos Raonic advances to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Raonic lost to Roger Federer in the quarter-finals last year. In 2016, he lost to Andy Murray in the final. Raonic will face the winner of a match between No. 9 seed John Isner of the U.S., and No. 31 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals. It will be Raonic’s first match against a seeded player at the tournament. Meanwhile, Gabriela 15

July 6, 2018 2:58 PM Monfils knocks Querrey out in Wimbledon third round

Later, Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets. Federer was set to play Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany and Williams faced Kristina Mladenovic of France as they continue their quests for a ninth and eighth Wimbledon title, respectively. Williams finds herself the favourite again after defending champion Garbine Muguruza lost on Thursday 40

July 5, 2018 3:44 PM World Cup, Wimbledon men’s final could force tough decisions for fans

“We’ve always known it was going to be there, we knew 18 months ago,” Desmond said. “But I think it’s slightly surprising that FIFA have the kick off at 4 o’clock (11 a.m. Eastern). It’s not something they’ve done in the past but that’s their decision,” he said. “Our tournament (final) always starts at 2 o’clock (9 a.m. Eastern), and we’ll start at 2 o’clock 75

June 17, 2018 1:51 PM Milos Raonic looks on the bright side after a loss to Roger Federer at Stuttgart Open final

STUTTGART, GERMANY—Canadian Milos Raonic was looking at the bigger picutre after a loss to Roger Federer Sunday morning in the Stuttgart Open final. Raonic, who sat out some clay-court tournaments, including the French Open, with an undisclosed injury last month, fell 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Federer in Sunday’s title match on grass. “It was a good week for me with a lot of positives 22

June 17, 2018 1:15 PM Milos Raonic sees positives in loss to Roger Federer

Thornhill, Ont., native defeated by Swiss star in Mercedes Cup final Raonic, who sat out some clay-court tournaments, including the French Open, with an undisclosed injury last month, fell 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Federer in Sunday's title match on grass. Federer, also marking his return from three months off, is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael 37

June 16, 2018 3:16 PM Milos Raonic advances to Mercedes Cup final

Thornhill, Ont., native downs defending champion Lucas Pouille in semis Milos Raonic beat defending champion Lucas Pouille 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the final of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Canadian had 19 aces and saved the only break point he faced. Roger Federer plays Nick Kyrgios later in the other semifinal 36

May 14, 2018 5:15 PM Canada’s Denis Shapovalov cracks top 30 in men’s world tennis rankings

The tennis player, from Richmond Hill, Ont., rose 14 spots to No. 29, the biggest jump of anyone in the top 50. Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., remained the top-ranked Canadian on the list, rising two spots to No. 22. Raonic was eliminated by Shapovalov in the third round in Madrid. Switzerland’s Roger Federer returned to the No. 1 spot for the 309th week of his career 19