featuretennisa day 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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newstennis6 days ago

Roger Federer beats Nadal for the 4th time this year, wins Shanghai Masters title

The Swiss world number two Roger Federer won the Shanghai Masters by brushing aside the world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3. With this, Federer gained the fourth victory of the year against his Spanish rival and also won the Shanghai title for the second time in his career.
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newstennis6 days ago

Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal to play Roger Federer in the final

Archrivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will lock horns with each other for the Shanghai Masters title after both secured hard-fought wins on Saturday. While Nadal advanced to the final beating Marin Cilic 7-5, 7-6(3), Federer got the better of Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
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newstennis7 days ago

Rafael Nadal to sue former French cabinet minister over doping allegations

16-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal has sought €100 000 in damages from former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she had accused the Spanish tennis legend of ruling himself out tours in 2012 to hide the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A verdict is expected on November 16.
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newstennis7 days ago

Shanghai Masters roundup | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal enter semifinals

Title contenders Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched on to the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters with convincing wins over Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet respectively. Federer’s next opponent, Juan Del Potro, is a major doubt with a wrist injury that he suffered during the quarter finals.
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newstennis8 days ago

Shanghai Masters | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal enter quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday beating Fabio Fognini and Alexandr Dolgopolov respectively. US Open semi-finalist Juan Martin del Potro also booked a place in the last eight with a win over third-seeded German Alexander Zverev.
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newstennis10 days ago

Shanghai Masters | Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer advances; Nick Kyrgios fined for second-round walk-off

Title contenders Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer progressed into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with convincing wins over Jared Donaldson and Diego Schwartzman respectively. Nick Kyrgios was fined and denied his first-round prize money following his controversial second-round retirement.
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newstennis11 days ago

Roger Federer expected Rafael Nadal to pull out of Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer has revealed that he was surprised by Rafael Nadal’s decision to take part in the Shanghai Open after his participation in the US Open and the Laver Cup. Heaping praise on his biggest nemesis till date, Federer has also claimed that Nadal is much more than just the king of clay courts.
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newstennis12 days ago

I’ve found my purpose, says Nick Kyrgios stirred by a cancer victim

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios claims he has found a higher purpose in life now and is planning to channelize his career towards something meaningful by building a facility for the disadvantaged kids. Kyrgios got his inspiration after experiencing the death of a young boy suffering from cancer.
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newstennisa month ago

Toni Nadal predicts Rafael Nadal will catch Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal's uncle and long-time coach, Toni Nadal, has tipped his nephew to reach Roger Federer's record haul of 19 Grand Slam titles. Toni has also added that, despite the loss of form and injuries over the last few years, he always believed that Rafa could win Grand Slam titles again.
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