newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Novak “Hawkeye” Djokovic overrules umpire; shows sportsmanship to gift Sascha Zverev “second” first serve

Merely playing the game well doesn’t make one a great player, especially in tennis where outplaying your opponent isn't everything. Novak Djokovic showed exactly that as he picked the minute margins of Sascha Zverev’s serve with his bare eyes to overrule umpire and gift him a re-serve.
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newstennis7 months ago

VIDEO | Frances Tiafoe exacts "revenge" on Roger Federer with a head shot

Karma has its own way to make things right and tennis legend Roger Federer learnt it the hard way when he was against American international, Francis Tiafoe. The Swiss ace got hit on the head with a ferocious backhand from Tiafoe after the former had earlier smashed one at the American's chest.
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newstennis10 months ago

Serena Williams claims to be victim a of sexism for her bust-up with Carlos Ramos

US Open runner-up Serena Williams has claimed that women tennis players are scrutinized more for their on-court offenses by match referees as compared to their male counterparts. Williams was involved in a highly-controversial bust-up with chair umpire Carlos Ramos during her US Open final loss.
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newstennis10 months ago

Carlos Ramos could have given Serena Williams a soft warning during the break, says Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj has stated that Carlos Ramos could have given Serena Williams a warning during the break in the women's final of the US Open. As the Serena Williams controversy continues, Amritraj believes that Ramos could only hold on to the rules, while failing to maintain decorum.
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newstennis10 months ago

US Open| The chair umpire should not have pushed Serena, says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin Del Potro believe that the chair umpire made things difficult for Serena Williams in the final game of the US Open. Djokovic also mentioned that the umpire shouldn't have pushed her off the edge while Del Potro felt that female players deserve equal rights.
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featuretennis10 months ago

No Serena, Carlos Ramos is neither a cheat nor a thief - He is a man doing his job

When a player wins his/her maiden Grand Slam title, it is the completion of a target they have set for themselves. But forget living out a dream, newly crowned US Open Champions Naomi Osaka endured a nightmare and there was only one person to blame for it - not Carlos Ramos, but Serena Williams.
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newstennis10 months ago

Twitter reacts to Serena Williams' antics during the US Open Women's final

In a day when Naomi Osaka was supposed to bask in the glory after winning her first ever grand slam, Serena Williams who hogged the limelight with her on-field antics that led to the chair umpire giving her a game penalty. The tennis fans quickly flooded Twitter with their take about on the issue.
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newstennis10 months ago

Video | Serena Williams accuses referee of "stealing" in US Open final defeat

23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams is renowned for her etiquette on the tennis court but appeared to lose her calm during her loss against Japan's Naomi Osaka. Williams claimed that she was robbed of a point from umpire Carlos Ramos, who had to slap a one-game penalty on her for verbal abuse.
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newstennisa year ago

US Open Draw | Roger Federer could meet Novak Djokovic in quarter-finals

Tennis star Roger Federer, who lost in the US Open quarterfinals last year, has been scheduled to face Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the 1st round and could meet Novak Djokovic in this year’s quarter-finals. On the other hand, defending champion Rafael Nadal has been scheduled to play David Ferrer.
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newstennisa year ago

Would be nice to have a 'splash' of colour at Wimbledon, feels Roger Federer

Eight time Wimbledon title holder, Roger Federer feels Wimbledon organizers should not ease the all white policy at the All England Club as a 'splash’ of colour would add to the fun. Wimbledon has been following the strict all-white policy dating back all the way to the nineteenth century.
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