newstennis7 days ago

Maria Sharapova decides to skip pre-Wimbledon tournament to rest

Maria Sharapova has opted to back out of a pre-Wimbledon tournament that will start this weekend in Birmingham as she wanted to give her body as much rest as possible for the season ahead. Sharapova last played in a quarter-final defeat to Garbine Muguruza at the 2018 French Open this year.
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newstennis8 days ago

Yuki Bhambri jumps 9 places to 84, Prajnesh Gunneswaran attains his career best 169th rank

Top-ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri jumped nine places to 84 while Prajnesh Gunneswaran touched his career-best rank of 169 after climbing 14 spots on the ranking ladder. Gunneswaran has also qualified for his first ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart, which is slated to start this week.
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newstennis9 days ago

Rafael Nadal unsure about Wimbledon participation owing to fitness issue.

Rafael Nadal is unsure about his participation in the Wimbledon as he would wait to see how his body recovers after a taxing clay court season. Having longevity of his career in mind, the two-time Wimbledon champion will consult his team and coach Carlos Moya before taking the big call.
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newstennis10 days 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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newstennis10 days ago

I think the important part is to put the best team for the country in Davis Cup, says Leander Paes

Leander Paes, who has been included in the squad for the Asian Games 2018, insisted that India needs to send its best team to the Davis Cup in order to achieve positive results. Paes has also added that he missed the clay season because he needs to maximize his performance to achieve his goals.
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newstennis10 days 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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newstennis11 days 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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newstennis12 days 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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newstennis12 days ago

Andre Agassi thinks Roger Federer should not be criticized for backing out of French Open

After Roger Federer backed out of the French Open for the third consecutive year, he invited a lot of criticism but Andre Agassi has voiced his support for the Swiss maestro in his decision. Agassi stated that he wants Federer to be careful so that he keeps playing for as long as possible.
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newstennis13 days ago

I will try to play my best tennis in order to beat Nadal, says Del Potro

Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro maintains that he will do his best to outplay ‘King of clay’ Rafael Nadal in the semi-final of the 2018 French Open tomorrow. The Spaniard is the undisputable favourite to secure hie 11th French Open title after a tough win against Diego Schwartzman in the quarters.
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