newstennis2 months ago

French tennis federation to build Rafael Nadal's statue at Roland Garros

French tennis federation chief Bernard Giudicelli has confirmed the construction of Rafael Nadal's statue at Rolland Garros via Facebook today, a news which was revealed in May. Nadal won a record 10th title in June this year defeating Stan Wawrinka in the finals of the clay-court tournament.
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newstennis2 months ago

Sara Errani banned for two months for testing positive for a cancer drug

Former French Open finalist Sara Errani has been handed a two-month ban after testing positive for a cancer treatment drug letrozole, which can increase body mass, in February. The 30-year-old said that she must have accidentally ingested drugs being used by her mother through contaminated food.
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newstennis2 months ago

Eugenie Bouchard: I did soul searching, I still love tennis

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has confessed that she still loves the game despite enduring a tough run of form since the turn of the year. Moreover, the 23-year-old also revealed that she was very satisfied with the training session that she had along with Andre Agassi last week.
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newstennis3 months ago

Roger Federer and I are better prepared to compete for World No.1 spot, says Rafael Nadal

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal believes he and 3rd placed Roger Federer are better prepared to fight it out for the World No.1 spot owing to their splendid run of form in the recent past. Andy Murray currently holds the World No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings with 7750 points to his name.
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newstennis3 months ago

Four Wimbledon and French Open matches under scanner for unusual betting

The Tennis Integrity Unit flagged a total of four matches played at Wimbledon and French Open for unusual betting patterns. Out of the four matches flagged three were played at Wimbledon - two qualifiers and one match in the main draw - drawing unusual bets while one was at the French Open.
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newstennis3 months ago

Tennis star Kevin Anderson awaits a rematch with AB de Villiers

South African tennis star Kevin Anderson has revealed that he is still waiting for a tennis rematch against AB de Villiers who had defeated him in his childhood. The 31-year old advanced to the round of 16 in Wimbledon after defeating Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 7-6 (7/3).
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newstennis4 months ago

Juan Martin del Potro picks the Fab four as favourites for Wimbledon

Juan Martin del Potro has suggested that the quartet of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray are still the favourites to win Wimbledon just like they were in 2008-09. Del Potro further added that they are still at an excellent level and draw a huge crowd to the court.
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newstennis4 months ago

Federer told me why he skipped French Open, says Tim Henman

Tim Henman has revealed that Roger Federer told him that his inability to win the French Open and Rafael Nadal's presence forced him out of the toughest Grand Slam in tennis. However, the former English player backed the Swiss Maestro to win a record 8th title at Wimbledon this year.
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newstennis4 months ago

Djokovic appreciates Agassi's contributions during his struggles with form

While conceding that he has been struggling for form recently, Novak Djokovic has expressed his gratitude to Andre Agassi for standing by him in these testing times. The Serbian also revealed that the former American star will be with him throughout his upcoming Wimbledon campaign.
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newstennis4 months ago

Serena Williams demands respect from John McEnroe after his "700th amongst men" remark

Serena Williams responded to former American tennis player John McEnroe's remarks of ranking her 700th amongst male tennis players and demanded respect from the seven-time Grand Slam winner. The 23-time Grand Slam champion also suggested that McEnroe's remarks were baseless and devoid of facts.
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