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French Open winner Carlos Alcaraz plans to have a tattoo of iconic landmark the Eiffel Tower as a permanent reminder of the tournament he loved as a child.

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American player Danielle Collins has enjoyed one of the finest seasons of her career. In her first BBC Sport column, she explains why she is retiring.

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What makes Carlos Alcaraz tick? BBC Radio 5 Live find out by speaking to the Wimbledon champion and those closest to him.

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With tennis chiefs engaged in talks about the sport's future, BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller assesses what may lie in store.

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Two years on from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Elina Svitolina represents her country on court and in the conflict.

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With weeks until the start of Wimbledon, and the Olympics and the US Open not far behind, it's time to start thinking about the year's remaining most coveted hardware -- and who has the best chances to claim them.

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Carlos Alcaraz has long been cast as the leader of his generation. With this French Open win, he's proving it.

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No. 1 Iga Swiatek came into the French Open with overwhelming expectations -- and it was almost too much in the second round. But she prevailed, and now has a third straight title.

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The 2024 French Open has seen its usual share of upsets and drama, with plenty of snaps capturing the emotion and action from the famous clay courts.

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As Alexander Zverev plays in the French Open, his domestic abuse trial began on Friday. Here's what to know about the case.

2 days 8 hours

It is only fitting that Luciano Darderi’s two title runs this season, one on the ATP Tour and another on the ATP Challenger Tour, have come in Argentina and Italy, the two countries where the 22-year-old has split time throughout his life.

Born in the coastal town of Villa Gesell, Argentina, Darderi was ‘around five years old’ when he received his first tennis racquet as a gift from his grandmother. Little did he and his grandmother know that ‘Luli’ would become a Top 40 player in the PIF ATP Rankings, with his father Luciano as his coach.

“I remember when I was six or seven, I would go by bicycle with my dad and play together,” Darderi recently told “It was a court at a hotel, close to the forest and beach. After 10 or 11, I was going to Buenos Aires because they play more tennis there and I started playing more tournaments.

“It's really special for me and my dad too...

2 days 14 hours

Andy Murray earned victory in his 1000th tour-level match on Tuesday when he overcame Alexei Popyrin 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 at the cinch Championships.

The Scot is a record five-time champion at the Queen’s Club and he played with confidence against Popyrin to snap a four-match losing streak on Tour. Backed by a vocal crowd in London, Murray used his backhand slice to keep the ball low and hit through his forehand to dictate in the key moments.

"I didn't realise, but my mum told me before the match that this was my 1000th match on the Tour," Murray said in his on-court interview. "A lot of matches and a lot of wear and tear in the body and it is not easy but I managed to push through."

2 days 14 hours

Carlos Alcaraz made a winning return at the cinch Championships on Tuesday following his Roland Garros triumph earlier this month.

The Spaniard, who lifted his third major title on the Parisian clay, was not at his best in his first grass-court match of 2024, but he found a way to move past Francisco Cerundolo 6-1, 7-5 and reach the second round at the Queen's Club.

"The first match in any tournament is never easy but even more difficult here on grass, starting the grass season," Alcaraz said. "You want to do a good result and have to deal with a lot of expectations that you put on yourself. I am really happy with the match and it was a good test, playing with Francisco. It was close in the second set. It is good to have tough...

2 days 14 hours

Alexander Zverev navigated through a tricky opening-round test Tuesday at the Terra Wortmann Open, where the second-seeded German defeated countryman Oscar Otte 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4.

Aiming to go one step further than his two finalist appearances in Halle (2016, 2017), Zverev stayed patient to outlast Otte in baseline exchanges and capitalised in pressure moments with first-strike tennis to advance.

"A week ago, I was playing on clay still basically. He made it very tough for me, no rhythm at all," Zverev said in his on-court interview. "That's how grass-court tennis is sometimes and I'm just happy with the win. He did make it extremely difficult for me, so credit to him. I'm obviously happy that I won and hopefully it's going to be a level above in...

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Jannik Sinner survived a challenging debut match as World No. 1 at the Terra Wortmann Open Tuesday.

In his first grass-court match of the season, the top seed overcame an opening-round scare, rallying past Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor 6-7(8), 6-3, 6-2. The Italian’s debut match as World No. 1 in the PIF ATP Rankings was on upset watch, though. Sinner struggled to find his footing the first hour in Halle, failing to convert two set points in the opening-set tie-break and later facing triple break point in the second set.

"It was for sure mentally tough," Sinner said in his on-court interview. "I was 5/1 up in the tie-break in the first set. But this can happen, especially on this surface, it can go very, very fast. I think I was good mentally. I...

2 days 17 hours

The grass-court season is rapid fire in many ways. It takes place over the course of a month and the action is fast-paced, with the stars of the ATP Tour playing aggressively and often rushing forward.

This week, new No. 1 in the PIF ATP Rankings Jannik Sinner and World No. 2 Carlos Alcaraz are among the stars in action at the Terra Wortmann Open and the cinch Championships, respectively.

How well do you know the grass-court season and the players who have excelled on the surface? In the newest edition of's new 'Tuesday Trivia' series, we test your grass-court knowledge.


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Andrey Rublev, Holger Rune, Zhang Zhizhen and local favourite Wu Yibing will headline the first edition of the Hangzhou Open, the tournament announced Tuesday at a press conference. The Chinese ATP 250 will run from 18-24 September.

Rublev, No. 6 in the PIF ATP Rankings, is a 16-time tour-level champion, including title runs this year in Hong Kong and at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Madrid.

“I’m looking forward to coming back to China and playing in the Hangzhou Open in September,” Rublev said. “I’m excited to come to the beautiful city of Hangzhou...

3 days 8 hours

Lloyd Harris is reaping the rewards of toiling through trials for two years.

The South African, who underwent major right wrist surgery in June 2022, last week climbed inside the Top 100 of the PIF ATP Rankings for the first time in 21 months.

Harris triumphed at the Lexus Surbiton Trophy, where he won his maiden grass-court crown and became just the fourth player to win a trio of ATP Challenger Tour titles this season. But before his resurgence, the 27-year-old was enduring a turbulent period.

“The last two, three months have been a big turnaround for me,” Harris told the ATP Challenger Tour media team last week. “It’s been a tough start to the year. A tough last year dealing with a lot of injuries, came back from a big surgery. It’s been a difficult road. But all in all, in the last few months I’ve...

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Mariano Navone’s introduction to grass 12 months ago was brief and eye-opening.

After winning an ATP Challenger Tour title on clay in Poznan on the Saturday, the 23-year-old travelled to west London 24 hours later to make his debut on the surface at Wimbledon qualifying. He won just three games against Ricardas Berankis, with the match lasting 60 minutes.

“Last year was my first time ever on grass. I came to the club and I thought, ‘Wow, this is a strange feeling’,” Navone told “It was crazy because I won a Challenger on clay and then the next day on Sunday I trained indoors on hard. Then when I played on grass on Monday I thought, ‘What is this? What is going on?’ Because it felt totally different than a clay court or a...

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Daniil Medvedev made a successful start to his chase for his first title of the year Monday in Halle.

Despite facing a set point at 5-6 in the opening set, the third seed defeated Portugal’s Nuno Borges 7-6(4), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Terra Wortmann Open. Medvedev claimed his first grass-court win of 2024 in one hour and 31 minutes. 

"It was a really tricky match. First match on grass, so the sensations were not there," Medvedev said. "But I tried my best and I felt like in the end of the match we were both playing better and better, so that's a good thing and actually the last game I played on the return was pretty good."

Borges, who was trying to claim the first Top 10 win of his career (now 0-8), had an opening at the end...

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Carlos Alcaraz continued where he left off on the British grass by beating Argentina's Francisco Cerundolo at Queen's.

22 hours 44 min

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will compete at the Paris 2024 Olympics.

22 hours 48 min

Andy Murray says he would prefer to retire at Wimbledon or the Paris Olympics as his tennis career draws towards an end.

22 hours 56 min

Britain's Andy Murray begins what is likely to be his final Queen's appearance with a gritty win over Australia's Alexei Popyrin.

23 hours 2 min

Watch highlights as Great Britain's Katie Boulter defends her title at the Nottingham Open as she beats Karolina Pliskova 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the final.

23 hours 2 min

Katie Boulter retains the Nottingham Open title after coming from a set down to beat Karolina Pliskova.

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Britain's Andy Murray begins what is likely to be his final Queen's appearance with a gritty win over Australia's Alexei Popyrin.

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Watch the best of the action as Italian Lorenzo Musetti stuns second seed Alex de Minaur 1-6 6-4 6-2 on day two at Queen's.

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Katie Boulter remains on track to defend her Nottingham Open title after beating fellow Briton Emma Raducanu to reach the final.

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Britain's Jack Draper comes from a set down to beat Italy's Matteo Berrettini and seal a maiden ATP Tour title at the Stuttgart Open.

3 days 11 hours

Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka and two-time Wimbledon finalist Ons Jabeur have ruled themselves out of the Olympic Games in Paris.

3 days 13 hours

Milos Raonic beat home favourite Cameron Norrie in at Queen's Club in London on Monday to advance to the second round of the grass-court competition.

3 days 23 hours

Andy Murray has said it would be a fitting end to his career if he bowed out at Wimbledon or the Paris Olympics.

4 days 14 hours

Andy Murray was selected to represent Great Britain in tennis at the Olympics for a fifth time, but he's not "100% sure" he'll compete in Paris this summer.

4 days 18 hours

Katie Boulter overcame a one-set deficit to beat Emma Raducanu in an all-British semifinal at the Nottingham Open on Sunday.

4 days 20 hours

Jack Draper claimed his first ATP title on Sunday by beating Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Stuttgart Open in Germany.

4 days 21 hours

Speaking to reporters at the Tribeca Film Festival, Serena Williams, the winner of 23 Grand Slam tournaments, said she understands why Caitlin Clark avoids social media and that she hopes the WNBA rookie tunes out negativity.

5 days 18 hours

Jack Draper reached his first-ever grass-court final on Saturday after defeating Brandon Nakashima in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

6 days 13 hours

Japan's Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori will compete at this year's Olympic Games in Paris, the Japan Tennis Association has announced.

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A tournament record 675,080 spectators attended the French Open and more than 7 million people saw the men's final on television, the French Tennis Federation said.

2 days 21 hours

A new BBC documentary airing this week – Andy Murray: Will to Win – puts into pictures the highs and lows of Murray’s remarkable 20-year career, which is set to conclude this summer

3 days 1 hour

Wozniacki responded to comments from her father criticising the women’s tour for its reaction to her comeback.

3 days 15 hours

Norrie had two match points in a marathon third-set tie-break but lost 7-6 (6) 3-6 7-6 (9) in two hours and 15 minutes.

3 days 17 hours

Draper powered his way to an impressive first ATP Tour title in Stuttgart last week.

3 days 19 hours

The grass-court swing started in style as Katie Boulter and Jack Draper won tournaments.

3 days 20 hours

The Australian Open winner has opted to rest ahead of the hard-court swing

4 days 19 min

Murray said bowing out at the grass court grand slam or Paris 2024 would be ‘fitting’

4 days 1 hour

Jack Draper toasted his new status as British number one with victory in the BOSS Open on Sunday.

4 days 13 hours

Boulter overcame Karolina Piksova in the final after earlier beating fellow Brit Emma Raducanu in the semis

4 days 14 hours

Murray was selected by Team GB for Paris 2024 this summer but his participation may depend on a men’s doubles berth

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Iga Swiatek once again denies Coco Gauff as she runs her win streak to 20 at her favorite tournament.

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Zendaya has joined Roger Federer's shoe company.

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How long will Novak Djokovic be out for?

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Alexander Zverev will meet Casper Ruud for a second straight year in the French Open semifinals on Friday.

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Expect the unexpected at the French Open.

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A crazy semifinal got set for the French Open tomorrow.

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The last three semifinal spots are on the line Wednesday at the French Open.

1 day 6 hours

Go behind-the-scenes with Jannik Sinner in his hometown.

1 day 6 hours

A back injury might derail Andy Murray's final Wimbledon.

5 days 18 hours

Novak Djokovic is training like he'll be at Wimbledon.