Tennis is one of the most popular sports in Germany. Since the days of high profile German tennis legends Boris Becker and Steffi Graf, however, interest has somewhat waned.
These days Germany's women are highest up the rankings, where players Andrea Petkovic and Sabine Lisicki regularly have success. Below is a collection of recent DW Sports articles on tennis.
Rafael Nadal dismantled Andrey Rublev to set-up a semi-final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro, who upset Roger Federer in four sets. In the women's draw, Madison Keys' win has set up an all-American semi-final draw.
Rafael Nadal has criticized organizers of the US Open for the delay in suspending Fabio Fognini for directing obscene sexist language towards a female umpire. It's not the first time Fognini has been in trouble.
The next big thing in German tennis was bitterly disappointed by his second-round defeat. Following his recent success, Alexander Zverev knows he missed an excellent chance to take the next big step in his career.