newstennis2 years ago

Maria Sharapova might not be offered French Open wildcard

Just when it looked like Maria Sharapova's problems were ending, there is a new twist in the tale as the French Tennis Federation (FFT) has said that her wildcard entry to Rolland Garros was not confirmed. The 29-year-old is currently serving a 15-month ban for using prohibited substance meldonium.
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newstennis2 years ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal's superstitions on the Tennis court

All sportspersons have some routines, habits, or superstitions that they believe put them in a position to perform better, and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is no different. Every time he steps on the court, there are some things that he always does very particularly. Watch this video to find out.
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newstennis2 years ago

Roger Federer emotionally acknowledges his wife’s part in his success

Roger Federer might have fans in every part of the world, but he believes that there is none bigger than his wife Mirka Federer. Acknowledging Mirka's contribution throughout his career, the Swiss legend, who won his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday, said, “she was there when I had no titles”.
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newstennis2 years ago

Andy Murray defends Novak Djokovic : Everyone needs to give him a bit of a break

World No 1 Andy Murray has come out in defense of Novak Djokovic after the Serbian came under a lot of criticism following his second round exit in the Australian Open at the hands of World No 117 Denis Istomin. The Brit stressed on how tough it is to “keep up the intensity week after week”.
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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years 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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