newstennis23 days ago

2018 Wimbledon | Andy Murray draws Benoit Paire as Roger Federer gets Dusan Lajovic

The draws for the opening round of Wimbledon are out and the likes of Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are all dealt with an easy progression. Murray would be up against Benoit Paire although the Britisher's participation remains in doubt as he is not 100% fitness yet.
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newstennisa month ago

I just hope I can find my rhythm and range a bit earlier, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who would be returning to action with Stuttgart open after missing clay court season, hopes to find his rhythm and range as earlier as possible. Federer insisted that his return to tennis would not be easy after not playing for three months, since the loss against Thanasi Kokkinakis.
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newstennisa month ago

French Open | Dominic Thiem heaps praise on Rafael Nadal's amazing clay run

After being comprehensively beaten by Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem has stated that the latter’s record is “exceptional” and his 11th French Open title is one of the best achievement in sports. He has also added that it was simply not his day and he couldn’t succeed despite giving his everything.
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newstennisa month ago

Rafael Nadal states that it was impossible to even think of achieving his 11th French Open title

After winning his 11th French Open title at the Roland Garros yesterday, Rafael Nadal stated that this was something he could not even imagine to think was possible. Nadal also praised Dominic Theim for his resilience and stated that he is one of the players the game of tennis needs so much.
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newstennisa month ago

Boris Becker believes Rafael Nadal on clay is tennis's greatest challenge

Despite admitting that Rafael Nadal is only at his 75 percent, Boris Becker believes that facing him at Roland Garros would be the greatest challenge in tennis. The former World No.1 has, however, stated that Dominic Thiem still has a chance in the French Open final if he plans his strategies well.
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newstennisa month ago

French Open | I don’t want anyone to think that reaching final is a routine, says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, who reached his 11th final in Paris on Friday, insisted that nobody should assume his feats are routine and each victory is celebrated like first. With a place in the final, Nadal reached his 24th Grand Slam final, equaling Roger Federer’s record for most finals in a single major.
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featuretennisa month ago

Decoding Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros and how Dominic Thiem can achieve the impossible

Despite hoping against the hope of someone other than Rafael Nadal winning the French Open, John McEnroe knows deep down that the Spaniard remains almost invincible with no competitor whatsoever. With Novak Djokovic now ousted, the only player to realistically challenge Nadal is Dominic Thiem.
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newstennis2 months ago

VIDEO | Fabio Fognini stuns Dominic Thiem with his flamboyant reverse forehand lob shot

Fabio Fognini produced one of the biggest upsets of Italian Open on Wednesday as he ousted World No. 8 Dominic Thiem in the Round of 32. Thiem, however, couldn’t complain about luck as Fognini was definitely the better player on the day, which was reflected by his subtle reverse forehand lob shot.
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newstennis2 months ago

Madrid Open 2018 | Rafael Nadal loses to Thiem, Roger Federer to claim the number 1 spot

Rafael Nadal, who had set the record of winning 50 consecutive sets on clay in the previous round, was defeated by Dominic Thiem and was knocked out in the quarter finals of the Madrid Open. Nadal's early exit in Madrid means that Roger Federer will now replace him as the new World No 1.
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newstennis2 months ago

Dominic Thiem believes that with luck Nadal can be beaten on clay

Austrian tennis ace Dominic Thiem believes that with a bit of luck one can actually have a chance against Rafael Nadal on clay ahead of his campaign in the Madrid Open and Rome Masters. Thiem also thinks that faster pace and higher bounce could make it easier for the other players against Nadal.
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