February 25, 2002: The day Venus Williams became the first black player to become world No 1 in tennis history
Every day, Tennis Majors looks at some of the biggest moments in tennis history. On February 25, 2002, Venus Williams fulfilled her father's prophecy by becoming the world No 1 in women's tennis
Russia, Safin, Paris Masters: Everything you always wanted to know about Karen Khachanov (but never had time to find out) – updated with Qatar win
Karen Khachanov has won five ATP singles titles, including the 2018 Paris Masters, and reached the quarter-finals of Roland-Garros. Here are 10 questions about the Russian...
Russia, Dubai, Ukraine: Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Anna Kalinskaya (but never had time to find out) – updated after Dubai 2024 final
All you need to know about the Russian, who reached her first WTA Final in Dubai in February 2024
February 24, 1984: The day Connors and McEnroe finally joined forces for the Davis Cup
Not so convinced by the interest to make himself available for the Davis Cup, Jimmy Connors had never played a tie with John McEnroe until February 24, 1984, with the United States playing Romania in Bucharest. The Americans secured the win, but were unable to grab the trophy at the end of the season
Jamie Murray fears for doubles: “It just feels like it’s slowly going downhill”
Jamie Murray is the first to say doubles need to change to survive. But he would love to see the Tour show more care and attention to the product instead of setting it up for failure.