An M1 Abrams tank had an unusual mission, taking on top tennis player Novak Djokovic. In a computer generated video, the machine was given a good workout and needed all its firepower to contend with the 27-year-old's blistering shots.
Shamil Tarpischev, head of Russia’s Tennis Federation, has been forced to apologize to Venus and Serena Williams for unintentionally calling them brothers on one of Russia’s TV shows. His words have already cost him a fine and disqualification.
Roland Garros Stadium in Paris burst into applause as Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova grabbed the top spot in the women's singles final of the French Open tennis tournament, beating Romania's Simona Halep.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has reconsidered legally changing her surname to Sugarpova – her confectionary brand - for the two weeks of the US Open. The world’s highest-earning female athlete said getting a new passport would take too long.
Women’s tennis has been getting progressively faster and more powerful, but former Russian star, Anastasia Myskina, believes intelligence and tactics will still give players the edge in deciding the Grand Slams.