Category: Tennis

Mischa Zverev Is Fined After First-Round Retirement

Mischa Zverev Is Fined After First-Round Retirement Advertisement MELBOURNE, Australia — The new Grand Slam policy that shows generosity toward injured players also has an unforgiving side, as Mischa Zverev learned Tuesday at the Australian Open. A new rule, instituted this year on a trial basis by the Grand Slam board, offers injured or ailing…

Australian Open: Madison Keys Surges Into the Quarterfinals

Australian Open: Madison Keys Surges Into the Quarterfinals Advertisement MELBOURNE, Australia — Since Madison Keys reached the Australian Open semifinals in 2015, this Grand Slam tournament has been all about pain. When she returned in 2016, she hobbled through a fourth-round defeat against Zhang Shuai and was in tears in the players’ lounge afterward, struggling…