Thanasi Kokkinakis has made the most of his lucky-loser reprieve to post a first-round win over Belgium's Zizou Bergs at the Miami Open.Kokkinakis on Wednesday lost his final qualifying tie against experienced Frenchman Benoit Paire at the ATP 1000 Masters event, but was promoted to the main draw alongside fellow countryman Chris O'Connell after several late withdrawals.
Americans Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff have secured straight-sets victories over Canadians to book their spots in the third round of the Miami Open, while Australian Open runner-up Elena Rybakina battled to a win over Anna Kalinskaya.Third seed Pegula beat qualifier Katherine Sebov 6-3 6-1 and will next face fellow American Danielle Collins, while sixth seed Gauff eased past Rebecca Marino 6-4 6-3 to set up a battle with Russia's Anastasia Potapova.
Alexei Popyrin has got his Miami Open campaign off to a winning start after his opponent Mikael Ymer retired at 1-0 down and 4-4 in the second set.Popyrin, the sole Australian winner across the ATP 1000 Masters event and the WTA tournament on Wednesday, had taken the opening set 7-6 (7-5) before his Swedish rival pulled up with an ankle injury.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu has beaten Britain's Emma Raducanu 6-3 3-6 6-2 at the Miami Open in a first-round clash of former US Open champions looking to recapture top form after a spate of injuries.Andreescu, coming off a third-round loss to world No.
Iga Swiatek has withdrawn from the Miami Open due to a rib injury on the eve of her opening match.Top seed Swiatek was due to begin her campaign against American Claire Liu in the second round on Thursday after being given a bye in the first round.
Italy's Camila Giorgi has survived a near nightmare third-set collapse to edge Estonian Kaia Kanepi 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-4) in a marathon first-round match at the Miami Open.Giorgi appeared in complete control when she took a 5-0 third-set lead but the veteran Kanepi refused to go away, erasing two match points to draw level at 5-5.
Thanasi Kokkinakis went down in qualifying before a huge reprieve. Read more here.
Australians Jordan Thompson and Aleksandar Vukic will take their place in the first round at the Miami Open after winning their final qualifying ties.The pair will line up alongside fellow countrymen Alex de Minaur, Alexei Popyrin and Jason Kubler when the ATP 1000 Miami Masters tournament proper gets under way from Thursday.
Novak Djokovic lost his World No.1 ranking after Carlos Alcaraz's brilliance at Indian Wells. Find out more here.
Martina Navratilova is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Read more here.
Martina Navratilova has returned to TV work at the Miami Open, less than three months after saying she had throat and breast cancer. Thrilled to be here," the 18-time grand slam singles champion said on the Tennis Channel on Tuesday.
Four Australian men have cruised into the second round of qualifying for the Miami Masters.Jordan Thompson, Chris O'Connell, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Aleksandar Vukic were all straight-sets victors on Monday, but compatriots Rinky Hijikata and James Duckworth were eliminated.
Roger Federer welcomed Iga Swiatek after the huge news, which is sure to shake-up the tennis landscape. Find out more here.
Rafa Nadal's injuries have caught up with him as tennis fans wait for his return. Find out more here.
Rafael Nadal has dropped out of the world's top 10 men's tennis rankings for the first time in almost 18 years.Nadal has been in the top 10 ever since April 2005, but on Monday fell to 13th in the ATP rankings after injury forced him to miss Indian Wells.
Daniil Medvedev showed why he is one of the most exciting characters on tour. Find out more here.
Novak Djokovic wasn't allowed to play at Indian Wells and lost the top spot as a result. Read more here.
Top seed Carlos Alcaraz has snapped Daniil Medvedev's 19-match win streak with a 6-3 6-2 rout in the Indian Wells Masters final that will see him leapfrog Novak Djokovic and return to world No.Alcaraz did not drop a set across six matches in the tournament and his performance in the California desert gives him an added boost of confidence ahead of his Miami Open title defence.
Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev were involved in some early drama in their Indian Wells final. Find out more here.
Thanasi Kokkinakis fired off a tweet just minutes after Elena Rybakina beat Aryna Sabalenka. Read more here.
Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has beaten a misfiring Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (11-9) 6-4 to claim the Indian Wells title and avenge her loss to the Belarusian in the Australian Open final.Rybakina, playing in her first WTA 1000 final, saved three set points in the opening frame and was never really tested in the second on Sunday where she cruised to a victory that will send her to a career-high seventh in the rankings.
Carlos Alcaraz has earned the chance to reclaim the tennis world No.1 ranking from Novak Djokovic when he meets a red-hot Daniil Medvedev in the Indian Wells Masters final.
Tennis fans have been left seething after the announcement. Details here.
Elena Rybakina fired seven aces on her way to routing top-ranked Iga Swiatek in a shock 6-2 6-2 victory in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Open.Rybakina will play second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka, who beat Maria Sakkari 6-2 6-3, in Sunday's final in the Southern California desert.