Tennis legend Martina Navratilova announces she is cancer-free, returns to job at Tennis Channel

Getty Images Tennis legend Martina Navratilova announced she is cancer-free after being diagnosed with breast cancer and throat cancer just three months ago. In an interview with Piers Morgan, Navratilova said that doctors had cleared her, though she must get some extra radiation. Navratilova, 66, knows she will have to… Keep reading

Novak Djokovic to overlook Miami Open after being denied COVID vaccine exemption

USATSI Novak Djokovic will overlook the upcoming Miami Open tournament after being unable to get an exemption from an existing U.S. government policy preventing foreign nationals who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 from entering the country. This will mark the second one U.S. tournament this year that Djokovic has missed because… Keep reading

Marta Kostyuk, Ukrainian tennis star, refuses to shake hand of Russian opponent following ATX Open win

Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk refused to shake hands with Varvara Gracheva, a Russian, after she won the ATX Open in Austin, Texas on Sunday. Kostyuk whip Gracheva 6-3, 7-5 to clinch her first career WTA title. The 20-year-old Ukrainian ended up shaking the hand of the match umpire, but wouldn’t shake… Keep reading

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Indian Wells after being denied COVID-19 vaccine waiver

USATSI Novak Djokovic pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Sunday night, tournament officials announced just hours before the tournament draw. “World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the 2023 BNP Paribas Open. With his withdrawal, Nikoloz Basilashvili moves into the field,” tournament organizers said in a… Keep reading

Novak Djokovic seeking special permission to go into US despite COVID vaccine mandates, his brother says

Getty Images Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has applied for special permission to go into america with a purpose to play in the Indian Wells and Miami Open, his brother Djordje revealed, despite an existing requirement for foreign air travelers entering the country to have taken a COVID vaccine. According to Reuters,… Keep reading