Tara Moore says astonishing tennis comeback is enormous boost to career

The British player saved a match point at 0-6, 0-5 down to Jessika Ponchet in an ITF World Tour event and went on to win Tara Moore, who pulled off one of the great comebacks in tennis history in a 25,000 tournament in Sunderland this week, said the experience has given her career an enormous boost. On Tuesday, the British No 9 came back from 0-6, 0-5 and 30-40, clipping the net with an overhead smash on match point, relieved to see the ball land on the line, to beat Frances Jessika Ponchet in the tie-break, then 6-3 in the deciding set in the first round of an ITF World Tour event. I really feel for Jess, shes a great …

Naomi Osaka honored with doll as Barbie celebrates 60th birthday

(CNN)Two grand slam titles, the world No. 1 spot and now Naomi Osaka has been honored by Barbie. She said: “Recently a lot of parents have been coming up to me and telling me that their kids look up to me, those words literally blew me away. I was honestly so shocked and felt this huge responsibility because I remember how important my role models are. “Fast forward a few days and I’m here at Indian Wells, I see all these kids that look so happy to see me and they ask for pictures and autographs … Honestly I wanted to cry because my heart feels so full in these moments and I realize that it isn’t just about tennis, …