newstennis26 minutes ago

Get professional or get out of here – Australian media to Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios once again finds himself in the eye of a storm after his second round Australian Open exit at the hands of Andreas Seppi. The 21-year-old threw away a two-set lead in the match and faced the wrath of the Australian media and John McEnroe in the studio for his perceived lack of effort.
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newstennis2 days ago

Australian Open | Ivo Karlovic and Horacio Zeballos serve up 108 aces

Big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic produced another memorable performance as he racked up 75 aces in his first-round tie against Horacio Zeballos at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Karlovic won the five-set marathon encounter, which went on for five hours and 14 minutes, 6-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 22-20.
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newstennis9 days ago

Australian tennis player Nick Lindahl banned for seven years for corruption

Former Australian tennis player Nick Lindahl has been handed over a 7-year ban, along with a $35,000 fine, after being found guilty of attempting to fix matches.TIU, the sport's regulatory body, has stepped up its efforts to curb match-fixing ahead of the Australian Open later this month.
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featuretennis11 days ago

Which are the best-performing countries at each of the four Grand Slams?

The United States of America’s dominance in tennis might be on the wane, but the other nations still have a lot of catching up to do if they are to establish themselves as the new tennis superpower. We take a look at how each nation has fared in the four Grand Slams in the open era.
Amlan Majumdar
newstennis14 days ago

WATCH: Kyrgios left speechless by Jack Sock’s stunning tweener winner

Nick Kyrgios, who according to Rod Laver has the talent to be the best, was left stunned by an outrageous between-the-legs winner from Jack Sock in the second set of their Hopman Cup encounter at Perth. Sock went on to win the match 6-2, 6-2 to give the USA an early lead against Australia.
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featuretennis15 days ago

Djokovic or Murray: Who is the real winner in 2016?

If 2016 began with Novak Djokovic's continuation of his dominance, it ended in a stunning fashion with Andy Murray dethroning him from the top spot. As Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were out of the picture for most of the season due to injuries, the role reversal between Djokovic and Murray kept tennis fans spellbound.
Sudeshna Banerjee
newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer calls for more stringent drug testing in tennis

Tennis legend Roger Federer feels that the authorities should lay emphasis on funding the anti-doping programs and also increase the number of drug tests in order to make tennis a clean sport. Federer also felt that after a six-month break, he is fit enough to win another Grand Slam in 2017.
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newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer : This break could be beneficial for future of my tennis career

Former World no.1 Roger Federer has insisted that he has no regrets about spending most of the year on the sidelines, stressing on the need for him to rejuvenate and rest in order to prolong his tennis career. The Swiss maestro has also praised Andy Murray for finishing the year as the new no.1.
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newstennisa month ago

Petra Kvitova sidelined for 6 months after surgery

Tennis star Petra Kvitova, who was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder at her home in Prostejov on Tuesday (Dec 20), will be out of action for at least 6 months after undergoing a surgery on her left hand. The 2-time Wimbledon champion faces a slow rehabilitation process after 14 days of bed rest.
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newstennisa month ago

Two-time Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova attacked with knife by burglar

Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova, who won the Wimbledon singles title twice in 2011 and 2014, was attacked today by a knife-wielding intruder at her home in Prostejov. Her spokesman has confirmed that the 26-year-old has suffered non-life threatening injuries, and is being treated by doctors.
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