newstennis17 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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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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newstennisa month ago

WATCH | Roger Federer in a kilt defeats a tartan-hat wearing Andy Murray

Andy Murray looked quite different to the crowd as he donned a Tam o' Shanter complete with ginger wig to face Roger Federer during a charity game in Glasgow, who had borrowed a kilt from a female fan mid-game. The not so serious game ended in the Swiss’ favour, who won it 6-3 3-6 10-6.
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featuretennis2 months ago

Long recovery breaks and advanced conditining foresee ageing players dominate world tennis for years to come

Tennis has undergone a huge change over the years. No more can a knee or elbow surgery force the end of an athlete’s career, even if he has crossed his prime. With men’s tennis mostly dominated by players in their early and mid-thirties now, recovery breaks have become a growing trend.
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newstennis4 months ago

US Open draw | Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal semi-final a possibility

World No.1 Rafael Nadal could battle it out against his formidable foe Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the US Open according to the draw unveiled on Friday. Nadal will start his campaign against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic while Federer will take on American Frances Tiafoe in the opening round.
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newstennis4 months ago

Cincinnati Masters: Ramkumar Ramanathan beats Chris Eubanks to move into second round

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan made it to the second round of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters, after he beat American qualifier Chris Eubanks 6-7, 6-1, 6-4. The 22-year-old Indian will next face either American Jared Donaldson or Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round.
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newstennis4 months ago

Hip injury forces Andy Murray to pull out of Cincinnati Masters

World No.1 Andy Murray announced that he won't be competing at the Cincinnati Masters tournament scheduled to commence next week as he is still recovering from a hip injury. However, he is still hopeful of making a return at the US Open later this month where will be looking to bag a second title.
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newstennis4 months ago

Novak Djokovic's decade-long run in top-four comes to an end

Former World No.1 Novak Djokovic has dropped one place to fifth with Stan Wawrinka moving up to the fourth position in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday (July 31). This is the first time since July 2007 that the 12-time Grand Slam champion has been ranked outside the top four.
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newstennis5 months ago

Roger Federer and I are better prepared to compete for World No.1 spot, says Rafael Nadal

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal believes he and 3rd placed Roger Federer are better prepared to fight it out for the World No.1 spot owing to their splendid run of form in the recent past. Andy Murray currently holds the World No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings with 7750 points to his name.
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newstennis5 months ago

Federer blasts young players for not putting up tough challenge in Wimbledon

Roger Federer has voiced his disappointment in the young players’ performance, criticizing them for not delivering in recently concluded Wimbledon. He also revealed the reason for his success stating that the young players are not strong enough to challenge ‘Fab-4’, which has been helpful for them.
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