Serena Williams begins farewell tour as she loses at the Canadian Open

The 23-time Grand Slam champion was beaten 6-2 6-4 by Belinda Bencic in the second round of the Canadian Open in Toronto – her first match since writing an article in Vogue explaining that “the countdown started” and that she “will evolve away from tennis”. “As I said in the article, I suck at goodbyes. … Read more

Serena Williams beaten in straight sets in the Canadian Open by Belinda Bencic

Serena Williams beaten in straight sets at the Canadian Open by Belinda Bencic before bidding a moving farewell to her fans in Toronto as the superstar nears retirement Serena Williams lost 6-2 6-4 to Belinda Bencic in Toronto on Wednesday It was her first match since announcing she would soon retire from tennis Williams sent … Read more

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

In a Vogue article, the 23-time Grand Slam winner said that although she will try to win at the US Open, it’s time for her to go “in a different direction”. “There comes a time in life when we have to decide to go in a different direction,” Williams posted on Instagram along with a … Read more

Emma Raducanu suffers latest blow as she crashes out of Canadian Open

Band Uche Amako Welcome to the coverage of the Canadian Open as Emma Raducanu plays Camila Giorgi. This is Raducanu’s first visit to Canada as she continues her preparations for the US Open at the end of the month. Her preparations suffered a blow last week when she was beaten in the Citi Open quarter-finals … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forwards and a look ahead to Netball World Cup 2023 | Netball News

England will now set their sights on the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games netball tournament, we take a look at what’s next for top netball nations with a Netball World Cup in South Africa less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England suffer agonising loss to New Zealand in bronze medal match | Netball News

England leave home competition without a medal England suffered a gruesome 55-48 loss to New Zealand in the bronze medal game and left the Commonwealth Games empty-handed as Australia won the gold medal. Jess Thirlby’s side failed to win a quarter against the Silver Ferns and failed to establish the same level of defensive dominance … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown to retire from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced his decision to retire from netball after the end of competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match on Sunday afternoon; the defender has amassed 116 caps so far Last update: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced she will be retiring from the sport after the … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica dominate New Zealand to reach first major final | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis The Sunshine Girls continued their outstanding work with a 67-51 win over New Zealand; this follows their pool final win over Australia and means they will play in a major final on Sunday for the first time; England and Australia go to court for the second semi-final at 2:30 … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes out of 200m | Commonwealth Games News

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph penalty as England win shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey semi-final England beat New Zealand in a shootout to stay on course for a maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout as goaltender Maddie Hinch refused to be … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand to top Pool B, Australia await in netball semi-finals | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analyzes England beat New Zealand by 10 goals and remain unbeaten as they try to defend the title they won four years ago on the Gold Coast; the home side’s next game will be a semi-final tie against Australia on Saturday; New Zealand and Jamaica will face off in the … Read more