newstennis5 days ago

Victoria Azarenka handed wildcard for Australian Open

Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wildcard entry for the Australian Open from the tournament’s management amidst the custody dispute over her baby son. The player has applauded the favor and said that she was excited about coming back to Melbourne for the and calling it her favorite tournament.
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newstennis12 days ago

Serena Williams enters Australian Open, says tournament director

American ace Serena Williams will make a comeback to the international tennis circuit this January at the Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley announced. The 36-year-old had missed most of the last season with pregnancy and would want to restart things with a title defence in Melbourne.
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newstennis20 days ago

Judy Murray backs change in ATP scheduling after injury-packed 2017

Judy Murray has asserted that the ATP needs to rethink the scheduling of the year’s matches to avoid players missing out majors due to injuries. The 58-year-old coach pointed out that despite managing their workload, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ended up missing quite a bit of the action.
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newstennis23 days ago

Sumit Nagal upsets Yuki Bhambri to enter maiden Challenger Tour final

20-year-old Sumit Nagal claimed a 6-4, 6-0 win over former junior Australian Open title champion Yuki Bhambri in the semifinal of the ATP Challenger Tour Bengaluru Open. He will now face Britain’s Jay Clarke in the final on Saturday, which will be his first final in the ATP Challenger circuit.
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newstennisa month ago

Grand Slam Board releases list of possible rule changes for 2018 season

The 2017 season has given the Grand Slam Board a lot to ponder upon and they have released a list of changes after their meeting, in London, that could be enforced in 2018. A major change would be the players being penalized if they decide to withdraw just before a tournament or in the first round.
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newstennisa month ago

Yuki Bhambri sets his target on main draw of Grand Slam event

Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri is in the form of his life and has now set his eyes to enter the main draw of a Grand Slam event in 2018. The 25-year-old star has also stated that playing a Challenger Open is always tough but he is well prepared to give his best in the Bengaluru Open.
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newstennisa month ago

WATCH: Grigor Dimitrov wins point after a breath-taking rally against David Goffin

ATP Finals had surely saved their best for the last match. Both Dimitrov and Goffin had produced some unbelievable displays to reach there and their duel was highly anticipated. They didn't disappoint either and the whole game could be summed up in this rally that had six breath-taking exchanges.
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newstennisa month ago

ATP Finals | David Goffin stuns Roger Federer as Grigor Dimitrov thrashes Jack Sock

14-time semi-finalist at the ATP Finals, Roger Federer, had everything to lose when he faced David Goffin on Saturday and he eventually lost his way going down 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. In another game, Grigor Dimitrov continued his winning run as he defeated Jack Sock 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 quite comfortably.
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newstennisa month ago

Defeat Federer ? Don’t know how to, admits David Goffin

Ahead of his ATP World Tour Finals clash against Roger Federer, David Goffin has admitted he doesn’t know how to beat the 19-time Grand Slam winner. In the last match between the two, at Swiss Indoors Basel, Goffin was able to win just three games as Federer ran rout in the semi-final clash.
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newstennisa month ago

Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl part ways again

Eighteenth months after re-signing with Ivan Lendl, Andy Murray has decided to split with the veteran coach by "mutual agreement" after yet another successful campaign in 2016. The duo had first teamed up in 2012, which had proved to be the start of Murray’s success on the biggest stage.
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