newstennis7 hours ago

Australian Open | Novak Djokovic : On a given day, you can lose

Novak Djokovic put down his surprise second-round defeat to Uzbek wild card Denis Istomin in the Australian Open to bad day at the office. It was the earliest grand slam exit in nearly a decade for the Serbian world No 2 and defending champion, who went down in five sets in just under five hours.
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newstennisa day 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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Andre Agassi : It pisses me off that Roger Federer makes it look so easy

American tennis great Andre Agassi has described Roger Federer as “arguably the greatest ever” for “what he could do on every surface”. The former world No1 also said that everyone should be grateful for the fact that they are watching one of the greatest generation of tennis stars at the moment.
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reporttennis2 days ago

Australian Open | Federer and Murray through to third round

Former Champion Roger Federer and World No. 1 Andy Murray secured a place in the third round of the year's first Grand Slam with wins over Noah Rubin and Andrey Rublev respectively. Indians Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the next round in the women's and men's doubles respectively.
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newstennis2 days ago

Somdev Devvarman slams AITA over Nagal row in open letter

In an open letter, Somdev Devvarman has criticized the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee for allegedly leaking the reasons for dropping Sumit Nagal to the press. Devvarman defended Nagal, who has maintained his innocenece in the entire controversy.
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Australian Open | Djokovic, Nadal and Serena cruise to second round

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal beat Fernando Verdasco and Florian Mayer respectively to enter the second round of the Australian Open. Defending champion Djokovic secured a hard-fought 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 victory over the Spaniard while Nadal edged out the German 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
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reporttennis3 days ago

Australian Open | Murray, Wawrinka and Federer win tough opening round matches

Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer were stretched in their opening round matches at the Australian Open as the Swiss duo played tough matches to advance under a scorching Melbourne sun. Meanwhile, last year's finalist Andy Murray laboured to a win against Ukrainian Illya Marchenko.
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newstennis4 days ago

WATCH: Roger Federer answers questions about his hidden talent, best tennis memory, and more

Former World no.1 Roger Federer, or just ‘Roge’ according to him, believes that he has no other talents apart from his tennis skills. In a free-rolling interview, Federer hailed Michael Jordan and Stefan Edberg as his childhood idols and went on to pick the 2003 Wimbledon win as his favorite moment.
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newstennis4 days ago

Venus Williams: I know how to play tennis…I like to think I’m good at this

Venus Williams, who is playing in her 17th Australian Open, has joked about knowing “how to play tennis” after defeating Kateryna Kozlova 7-6, 7-5 in the first-round clash in Melbourne. The 36-year-old, seeded 13th at the event, is confident that “2017 is going to be a wonderful year” for her.
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newstennis5 days ago

It's been a long time since I played 'pain-free', admits Rafael Nadal

Tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that he played the entire last year suppressing excruciating pain in his left wrist. Nadal, who is however confident of competing for more titles despite suffering from multiple injuries, said that he is not aiming to surpass Federer's record of 17 Grand Slams.
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