newstennis2 months ago

Grigor Dimitrov replaces Roger Federer as top seed in Dubai Championship

Grigor Dimitrov has replaced Roger Federer as the no.1 seed in the Dubai Championship after the Swiss ace decided to pull out of the event to prepare for title defences in the Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami. Dimitrov is set to face Tunisia’s Melek Jaziri in the first round on Monday.
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newstennis2 months ago

Rotterdam Open | My first objective was to win 100 titles, claims Roger Federer

After winning his 97th career title by defeating Grigor Dimitrov in Rotterdam Open final, Roger Federer said that his first objective is to win 100 career titles in the Open era. The Swiss maestro revealed his happiness for the ‘fantastic week’ as he became the oldest player to be ranked number one.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Bopanna-Babos enter mixed doubles QF; Nadal concedes match mid-way due to leg injury

In what was a proud moment for Indian Tennis fans all over the world, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and his partner Timea Babos reached the quarters of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open. Last year’s finalist Rafael Nadal bowed out due to a leg injury during the match against Marin Cilic.
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newstennis3 months ago

WATCH | Hawk-eye suffers brain-fade in Dimitrov-Edmund quarter final

Brain-fades appear to be an Australian thing as after Aussie cricket captain Steve Smith’s one in India, we have now seen the yet another one down under from the most unlikely source. The Hawk-eye at Dimitrov-Edmund match had to take a few seconds to come up with a final decision on a challenge.
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newstennis3 months ago

AUSTRALIAN OPEN | Rafael Nadal defeats Dzumhur as Wozniacki ousts Bertens

Friday saw no upsets as Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios had convincing wins against Damir Dzumhur, Andrey Rublev and Wilfried Tsonga respectively. In women’s singles, Caroline Wozniacki defeated Kiki Bertens as 15-year-old Kostyuk was knocked out by Elina Svitolina in the round of 32.
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reporttennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov enter third round with contrasting victories

Rafael Nadal has progressed to the third round of the Australian Open after a sublime straight-set victory over Leonardo Mayer on Wednesday. On the other hand, third-seed Grigor Dimitrov was tested to the limit but eventually overcame the challenge of American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald in 5 sets.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open 2018 | Yuki Bhambri and Venus Williams bows out in opening round

India’s solitary singles representative at the Australian Open Yuki Bhambri didn’t manage to make it past the first-round of the tournament as he lost to Marcos Baghdatis on Monday. Last year’s runners-up Venus Williams also lost to Belinda Bencic summing up a bad day for the American contingent.
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newstennis3 months ago

Incredibly talented Nick Kyrgios difficult to beat, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who has a realistic chance of retaining the Australian Open title given his opponents’ injury concerns, believes the talented Nick Kyrgios to be a tough challenge. Bookies have handed Kyrgios odds of 16/1, placing the sole Australian seed as the fifth favourite to win the title.
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newstennis3 months ago

Bookies pick Roger Federer as favorite to win Australian Open

With the much-awaited Australian Open draw was finally revealed on Thursday and bookies have placed World no. 2 Roger Federer as the favourite to defend his title. Federer is followed by World No.1 Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, both of whom have come to the tournament with injury concerns.
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newstennis5 months ago

WATCH: Grigor Dimitrov wins point after a breath-taking rally against David Goffin

ATP Finals had surely saved their best for the last match. Both Dimitrov and Goffin had produced some unbelievable displays to reach there and their duel was highly anticipated. They didn't disappoint either and the whole game could be summed up in this rally that had six breath-taking exchanges.
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