The most famous tennis tournament of them all, Wimbledon, appears certain to be the latest major sports event to be affected by the outbreak of Covid-19 as the All England Club braces itself to announce its cancellation.
It may be some time before Roger Federer hits a tennis ball in anger again with sports across the globe canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the Swiss star isn't letting the time away from the court dull his skills.
Professional tennis players with low rankings have called on tennis bosses to provide them with financial help during the coronavirus pandemic which has left them without income after all competitions were stopped.
The world's top ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic says that Maria Sharapova's influence on the sport will extend long past her retirement, after the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion announced the end of her career.