newstennis9 days ago

Struggling Novak Djokovic crashes out of Monte Carlo Masters

Novak Djokovic was dumped out of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday by David Goffin of Belgium in three sets. With his French Open title defense starting in five weeks time, the Serbian former world No 1 is in a desperate search for answers as he looks to regain his touch.
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newstennis20 days ago

WATCH | Andy Murray swaps places with ball boy on match point

What would one do when facing a match point against the great Roger Federer in the tie-breaker? While some might take a second to compose themselves, World number one, Andy Murray decided to hand over the responsibility for the point to a ball boy while taking up his place behind the players.
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featuretennisa month ago

The second coming of Roger Federer

If his skill epitomized Federer's first reign at the top, his performances and results since his comeback from injury, so far this year, can be attributed to sheer will power and passion for his craft. Moreover, this could be the start of Federer's second tenure at the helm of world tennis
Rohit George
newstennis2 months ago

It's crazy : Wawrinka calls Indian Wells draw of ‘FeDal-Djoker-del Potro' together

Stan Wawrinka has called the Indian Wells draw that puts Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Juan Martin del Potro in one section as "crazy". Andy Murray called the section that has 45 total Grandslam titles, not to mention Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios the "toughest of all time".
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newstennis2 months 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 months ago

Andy Murray against wild card for Sharapova

World No.1 Andy Murray has expressed his skepticism at tournament organizers' decision to give wild cards to the players returning from doping bans. The Briton though believes that Maria Sharapova could accumulate sufficient points before the Wimbledon and won't need to depend on wild cards.
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newstennis2 months ago

Andy Murray raring to go at Dubai Tennis Championships

A fit-again World No.1 Andy Murray is ready to make a comeback to the court at the Dubai Tennis Championships after a five-week layoff due to a bout of shingles. The Briton had not played competitive tennis since a shock fourth-round exit to Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open.
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newstennis3 months ago

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray confirm Queen's Club participation

Rafael Nadal, who missed the 2016 grass courts season due to injury, has confirmed his participation for this year's Queen's Club championships along with World No 1 Andy Murray. Nadal said the tournament would provide him the perfect build-up for Wimbledon, which commences the week after.
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newstennis3 months ago

Roger Federer explains why top seeds have failed at the Australian Open

Roger Federer has suggested that the increase in court speed at this year's Australian Open is the reason why the top seeds are struggling to make it to the later stages. This is the first time since 2011 that neither of the top two seeds have failed to make it to the final of the year's first Slam.
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featuretennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Five best matches in Week 1

The first Grand Slam of the year is off to a flyer, and it will be the first Aussie Open since 2011 that will not feature either of the top two seeds in the final. The Open has seen the return of the serve and volley with players experimenting the old style against the new age heavyweights.
Faizan Qadiri