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Sharapova targeting return to the top Former world number one Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension but concedes she is eager to be competing for the biggest titles in tennis again.

Bouchard claims victory over Sharapova in thriller Eugenie Bouchard pulled off her first win over Maria Sharapova with a 7-5 2-6 6-4 triumph in the Madrid Open on Monday in a thrilling contest full of tension after the Canadian had called the Russian a cheater following her doping ban.

Knee injury forces Serena Williams to withdraw from Indian Wells , will also miss Miami Open Serena Williams has pulled herself out of this week’s BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

Olympic champion, Monica Puig expects a gold in Melbourne After Rio, she lost in the first round of four of her next six tournaments, including her opening two in Brisbane and Sydney in 2017.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams enters Grand Slam quarter-final This win keeps Williams on track in a bid to win an Open-era 23rd Grand Slam title and ultimately the No. 1 ranking.

Rafael Nadal to play Aegon Championships alongside Andy Murray The 14-time Grand slam champion said that it is the best way to prepare for Wimbledon

Johanna Konta: I want to be world Number One Britain's Johanna Konta is targeting the world number one ranking after claiming the biggest title of her career at the Miami Open.

Federer, Nadal stay on course for desert showdown Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal are on course for another showdown after winning their opening matches at the BNP Paribas Open in the California desert on Sunday.

Serena Williams calls Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation Serena Williams says Ilie Nastase's recent comments about her unborn child are "racist" and has given her backing to a full investigation.

Nastase slams 'small-minded' Wimbledon over Royal Box snub Former Romanian world number one Ilie Nastase called Wimbledon organizers "small-minded" after they announced he would not be invited to the Royal Box at this year's championships.

Barcelona Open: Andy Murray through as Bernard Tomic's withdraws Andy Murray is through to the third round of the Barcelona Open after Australia's Bernard Tomic withdrew before the match with an injured back.

Heather Watson beats Bethanie Mattek-Sands at Abierto Mexicano Telcel Heather Watson moved into the second round of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel with a straight sets win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Maria Sharapova is a 'cheater' and should not play tennis again - Eugenie Bouchard "Cheat" Maria Sharapova should not have been allowed to play again, says 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard.

Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round World number two Novak Djokovic reached the Madrid Open third round by winning his first match since parting company with his coaching staff on Friday.

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title "I don't think either one of us believed we were going to be in the finals at the Australian Open... four, five months ago, and here we stand in the finals," Federer said.

Novak Djokovic leaves behind Andy Murray: Lifts Qatar Open Trophy Novak Djokovic has claimed his first piece of silverware of the New Year after defeating Andy Murray for the first time in 28 matches.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win fifth title Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 7-6 (10-8) 6-4 to win his fifth Madrid Open title and move into the world's top four.

Venus all smiles after straight sets win Venus Williams had every reason to smile on Monday as she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 7-6(4) to advance to the quarter-finals at the Miami Open.

Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban Tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension and empowered by her time away.

Federer beats Nadal in straight sets in Miami Open final Roger Federer clinched his 91st career title when he beat rival Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-4 in the Miami Open final on Sunday.

“I hope to play for another 2-3 years or more”- Roger Federer Federer hasn’t played any matches after re-injuring his surgically repaired left knee at Wimbledon in July last year and has slipped to no.16 in the world rankings after consecutive losses in Grand slam singles since Wimbledon in 2012