newstennis18 days ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran backs out from wild card play-off for Australian Open

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who recently finished as runner-up in the Pune Challenger, has opted against participating in the wild card play-off for the Australian Open which will be held in Zhuhai, China, from Tuesday. Gunneswaran revealed he had a slight abdominal strain which he wants to recover from.
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newstennis5 months ago

Rafael Nadal to play in Brisbane before 2019 Australian Open

Rafael Nadal has announced that he would take part in the Brisbane International - a build-up tournament to the Australian Open - before taking part in the first major of 2019. While adding that the venue has always been amazing, Nadal stated that he has been looking forward to playing there.
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newstennis7 months ago

Novak Djokovic feels he is few good matches away from regaining his confidence

Novak Djokovic, whose confidence took a hit due to a string of poor results, said that he is few good matches and one good tournament away from regaining his confidence. Djokovic’s slump began after he won his maiden French Open in 2016 and completed a career slam, which included 12 major honors.
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newstennis10 months ago

Novak Djokovic undergoes small surgery on injured elbow

On Friday, Novak Djokovic revealed that he had opted for a surgery on his right elbow which had been troubling him for the past two years. The former world No.1 had to retire from the quarter-final match of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships against Tomas Berdych due to a prolonging elbow injury.
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newstennisa year ago

WATCH| Marin Cilic misses serve after bouncing ball 27 times

Be it Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Serena Williams, tennis players and their idiosyncrasies have often caught the eyes of fans. Marin Cilic has something up his sleeves too, it seems, as he was seen bouncing the ball 27 times before the service on Thursday though he eventually managed to miss it.
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newstennisa year ago

WATCH : Hyeon Chung gets stunned by Tennys Sandgren’s lightning quick reflexes

Though not many were looking forward to the faceoff between Korea’s Hyeon Chung and America’s Tennys Sandgren, the quarterfinal clash produced some brilliant moments. The best of them was perhaps Sandgren’s insane reflexes to keep off Chung’s body shot and eventually win the point.
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newstennisa year ago

WATCH | Juan Cabal and Robert Farah denied clear point against Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewitt under controversial circumstances

Despite the ultra-advanced technology aiding modern tennis, a point in Australian Open proved how much the game still relies on umpire’s naked eye. Colombian duo Cabal/Farah were denied a clear point after umpire failed to pick Sam Groth’s racquet hitting the ball before it dropped out.
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newstennisa year 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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newstennisa year ago

Australian Open | India's challenge in men's doubles comes to an end as Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lose

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan failed to continue their journey in the men’s doubles of the Australian Open as they witnessed a loss with their respective partners in the third round. Yesterday, Leander Paes and Purav Raja were also ousted from the tournament after facing a straight-set loss.
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newstennisa year ago

Australian Open | Leander Paes and Purav Raja stun Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray to reach pre-quarters

The Indian duo of Leander Paes and Purav Raja have entered in the third round of the men’s doubles after handing a shock defeat to fifth seeds Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray 7-6(3) 5-7 7-6(6). In the next round, they will face Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah for a place in the quarters.
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